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After a tight and hotly contested race, Tom Perez was voted in as new chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday.
Feb. 27, 2017
photo radar
Let’s talk a bit more now about that proposal to ban photo enforcement cameras across the state. With me to talk about this is Will Humble. He’s the incoming executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association and a former director of the state Health Department.
Feb. 27, 2017
After a busy week with lots of votes last week, state lawmakers are back at the Capitol today. With me now to talk about what to expect this week at the Capitol is Rachel Leingang, who covers the Governor’s Office for the Arizona Capitol Times­.
Feb. 27, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
A civil trial is getting underway this morning in a case accusing the Phoenix VA of medical malpractice. We speak with Dennis Wagner, a reporter for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com who broke the story of the Phoenix VA scandal, and Dr. Sam Foote, whose whistleblowing is one of the key reasons the problems at the Phoenix VA became known.
Feb. 27, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
A full courtroom heard opening statements Monday morning in a medical malpractice lawsuit brought by a Veteran against the Phoenix VA Health Care System.
Feb. 27, 2017
Mesa Verde National Park’s Sun Temple
A sacred site built in southwest Colorado around 800 years ago hints that the ancestral Pueblo people might have used geometry, even though they lacked a written language or system of numerals. The author says the Sun Temple at Mesa Verde National Park offers the first hard evidence that a prehistoric North American society possibly employed such figures in construction.
Feb. 27, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is in Washington D.C. where he and other state executives are discussing their priorities with President Trump.
Feb. 27, 2017
Bathroom Sign
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas said her office will not be weighing in on the question of which bathroom a transgender student in Arizona should use.
Feb. 27, 2017
Football field
Tempe star recruit for University of Arizona is first full scholarship openly gay football player in major-college football history.
Feb. 27, 2017
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Arizona House has given its initial approval to a new bill on undocumented immigrants that require local governments to cooperate with federal immigration agents in their pursuit of them.
Feb. 27, 2017
Ted Diethrich
A pioneering Phoenix heart surgeon has passed away after a long battle with brain cancer.
Feb. 27, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
The National Governor’s Winter meeting became sharply divided Saturday over Medicaid. Republicans, including Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, argued the Affordable Care Act is failing the Medicaid system and needs reforming.
Feb. 27, 2017
The Affordable Care Act has brought Medicaid coverage to more than 400,000 people in Arizona, but plans in Congress to repeal the law and reform Medicaid could force Arizona to restrict or roll back coverage.
Feb. 27, 2017
At last night’s Academy Awards Emma Stone won the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in "La La Land." With the award, she also becomes the first Arizona native to win an Oscar for acting.
Feb. 27, 2017
desks in a classroom
The graduation rate among English Language Learners is lagging behind that of non-ELL students in the United States. A report by NPR shows ELL students in Arizona have the worst graduation rate in the country.
Feb. 27, 2017
Sheriff Paul Penzone
The change comes just one week after MCSO said it would no longer perform courtesy holds for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Feb. 27, 2017
ACA Rally
More than a hundred people who work in health care were protesting Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Saturday in Phoenix.
Feb. 27, 2017
Palo Verde golf course
Nearly four years after approving a $17 million plan to keep city-owned golf courses open, Phoenix leaders could once again debate whether to stay in the golf business. The Parks and Recreation Department says more rounds are being played, but program remains in the red.
Feb. 27, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
Opening statements are scheduled for Monday in a civil trial accusing the Phoenix VA Health Care System of medical malpractice. Steven Cooper, an 18-year U.S. Army veteran, has accused the VA of failing to diagnose him with prostate cancer.
Feb. 27, 2017
Community outrage over a deal between the city of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University led to big changes several years ago. But, now one councilmember thinks the process may have too many hoops.
Feb. 27, 2017

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