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Maricopa County Plans To Close East Valley Shelter, Expand Central Shelter
A county spokesman said the new building is still in the design phase, but would have more kennels than both existing shelters combined.
Dec. 19, 2017
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If you’ve ever wondered why Hollywood is so focused on remakes, you might want to look in the mirror.
Dec. 19, 2017
 What Are Challenges And Pitfalls Of Dramatic Swings In The White House?
The Trump administration has already aggressively tried to erase some of the Obama administration’s policy priorities. The variety includes cutting back on the size of national monuments and standards put in place to protect consumers.
Dec. 19, 2017
3,600 Riders Pedal Scottsdale Bike-Share Program So Far
LimeBike found the average Valley rider takes a 9-minute, 45-second spin and travels about 1.3 miles. So far people have pedaled 7,100 miles on the bikes.
Dec. 19, 2017
CDC: Almost 10% Of Babies Born In U.S. Born Premature
More babies are being born pre-term. Earlier this year, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported almost 10 percent of babies born in this country were premature.
Dec. 19, 2017
How The Gig Economy Can Hurt Arizona Child Support Collections
Nearly two years ago in his State of the State Address, Gov. Doug Ducey promised to make Arizona the center of the sharing economy. He’s focused on cutting regulations and welcoming companies that hire independent contractors like Uber, Lyft and Airbnb. In that same speech, Ducey unveiled a new initiative going after parents who owe child support.
Dec. 19, 2017
 Murder Rate Of Women In Mexico Spikes In Past Decade
Mexico’s Interior Department says the number of women murdered in the country is up sharply over the past decade. Last year, the murder rate among women was 4.4 per 100,000.
Dec. 19, 2017
Phoenix Cab Stories: Darrin
Darrin had been an electrician for fifteen years before one day that changed his life.
Dec. 19, 2017
How Can Multiple Myeloma Research Better Include African-American Men?
Work led by Phoenix-based TGen has concluded that research on multiple myeloma — a blood cancer — has focused very little on African-American men, who are much more likely to be diagnosed with it.
Dec. 19, 2017
The Takeaway: John Kasich On
Kasich remains critical of President Trump, saying he prefers to support a leader who unifies the country. But he hasn't ruled out supporting the president in 2020, should Trump run. Dec 19, 2017
Dec. 19, 2017
The Takeaway: Hurricane Maria Death Toll Much Higher Than Previously Thought
It’s been three months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. The storm wiped out structures across the island and caused massive flooding. Now, the death toll for the deadly storm is being called into question.
Dec. 19, 2017
Arizona Hoping New Form Increases
Prepare to claim Arizona's 5.6 percent sales taxes owed on items purchased out of state.
Dec. 19, 2017
Arizona Court Rules On Conversation Protections For Public Employees
Arizona’s Court of Appeals upended an earlier decision by Attorney General Mark Brnovich on what is considered private versus public business conversations for public employees.
Dec. 19, 2017
Reports: Majority Of School Bond Campaign Funding Comes From K-12 Vendors
Campaign finance documents show some of the largest donations to school bond and override initiatives come from vendors that work a lot with area schools.
Dec. 19, 2017
Report: GOP Tax Bill To Impact AZ Residents Higher Than U.S. Average
The GOP tax plan will impact homeowner mortgage interest and property tax deductions for thousands of Arizona residents.
Dec. 19, 2017
Grijalva, Lawmakers Urge Investigation Of Sex Assault Claims At Detention Centers
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva wants to know if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is following its own policy on sexual assault and abuse. Grijalva and about 70 other members of Congress have signed a letter calling on top officials in the U.S. Department Homeland Security to act.
Dec. 18, 2017
On The Inside: The Chaos Of Arizona Prison Health Care
Birth, death and everything in between — after more than 30 years in health care, Dr. Jan Watson thought she had seen it all. But then she took a job at an Arizona state prison.
Dec. 18, 2017
ASU Explores Groundbreaking Collaboration With Vietnam
A delegation of government and education leaders representing Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City met with ASU President Michael Crow Monday.
Dec. 18, 2017
What Do Western States Have To Say About Drought Contingency Plan?
A drought contingency plan continues to play a vital role in determining the short- and, potentially, long-term future of the Colorado River and how much of its water several western states, including Arizona, will be eligible to use. Last week, the Colorado River Users Association wraps up its annual conference in Las Vegas.
Dec. 18, 2017
 Boas Talks About What
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. Late last week, U.S. Sen. John McCain was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center for a viral infection. He will be in Arizona this week to celebrate Christmas with his family. But speculation was rampant as recently as Saturday that McCain wouldn’t survive this latest health challenge.
Dec. 18, 2017

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