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The Takeaway: The Juggle — Money In Your 40s
If you're in your 40s and more tired than you've ever been because you are juggling life, money, aging parents, aging yourself, not wanting to play games any more etc., raise your hand. How are you coping?
May. 20, 2019
Gov. Ducey Favors Education Over Removing Vaccine Exemptions
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday told business journalists in a meeting he still favors educating parents about vaccines. But asking legislators to eliminate personal exemptions is something Ducey says he does not support.
May. 20, 2019
Regulators Considering Lower Minimum Age To Solve Chronic Driver Shortage
Last Tuesday, federal regulators covering long-haul truck drivers announced they are considering allowing drivers under age 21 for interstate hauls. It's the latest industry effort to address a severe driver shortage.
May. 20, 2019
The Pulse: Shifting Gears
Cars have played a fundamental role in changing our modern lives — where we live, where we work, the shape of our communities, and how we spend our money and free time. But along with new opportunities, cars have also brought negative impacts.
May. 20, 2019
AZ State Fair Board Approves Funding For Building Roof Repair
An eighty year-old building on the Arizona State Fairgrounds has a chance at a second life thanks to a decision by the State Fair's Board Thursday night.
May. 20, 2019
Brnovich Sees No Need To Regulate High-Interest Loan Business
While consumer advocates circulate an initiative banning predatory car title loans, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich appears to be siding with another high interest loan business.
May. 20, 2019
Pregnant Women In Arizona Prison Suffering Miscarriages, Giving Birth Alone
A report submitted in federal court by attorneys representing inmates in Arizona prisons says pregnant women are suffering from "deficient" and "dangerous" prenatal and postnatal care.
May. 20, 2019
Phoenix Abandons Dockless Bike Program
Phoenix City Council voted to end its dockless bike-share program this week. In their place, e-scooters could be next. Companies like Lime and Bird have seen use of their e-scooters skyrocket in cities across the country in the past year.
May. 20, 2019
New Mesa Light Rail Expansion Opens
The newest Valley Metro light rail line opened Saturday at Gilbert Road and Main Street in Mesa, the eastward expansion adds two new miles of track. Former Mesa Mayor and current Valley Metro CEO Scott Smith was on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
May. 20, 2019
Dolphinaris AZ Death Rate 4 Times National Average
An Arizona Republic investigation found that Dolphinaris Arizona was one of the deadliest dolphin exhibition facilities in the U.S., data shows the death rate there was more than four times the national average.
May. 20, 2019
Protesters Insist
Tourists heading south might run into a confusing scene at toll booths in Sonora, Mexico. Protesters have taken over the toll booths because they say they’re unconstitutional.
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May. 20, 2019
Study: Risks Of Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Could Outweigh Benefits
Taking a daily dose of aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke could have other, serious consequences. But a new study found the risks could outweigh the benefits.
May. 20, 2019
Grand Canyon Fossil Footprints Reveal Early Animals
An international team is studying 280-million-year-old fossil footprints recently found on a large sandstone boulder in Grand Canyon National Park.
May. 20, 2019
UA Study Could Aid Early Dementia Detection
Scientists in Tucson and Toronto have identified a pattern in brain dysfunctions related to a rare language disorder. Their findings could aid in the treatment and early detection of dementias.
May. 20, 2019
NASA Awards Additional Funding To 3 AZ Small Businesses
NASA has chosen a group of small businesses, including three from Arizona, to receive a second phase of funding. The program supports innovation research and technology transfer for ideas that could benefit NASA’s mission and the U.S. economy.
May. 18, 2019
ADOT To Partner With Arizona Businesses To Promote 511 On Roadways
The Arizona Department of Transportation is looking to partner with businesses across the state to bring brand awareness to the state’s 511 travel information line.
May. 18, 2019
Nogales, Arizona, Charged Unfairly For Wastewater Treatment, City Says
The city of Nogales, Arizona, feels it is shouldering too much of the sewage treatment costs shared with the Mexican city of Nogales, just across the border. A 1944 treaty between the U.S. and Mexico divides treatment costs among the two countries and a federal agency.
May. 18, 2019
Corizon Health Settles With Phoenix EEOC Over ADA Violation Allegations
One of the nation's largest correctional health care providers, Corizon Health, will pay $950,000 to plaintiffs who alleged the company was in violation the Americans With Disabilities Act.
May. 17, 2019
Sinema, McSally Talk Tariffs At Chamber Event
Arizona’s senators are weighing in on President Donald Trump’s decision to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico and the U.S. trade fight with China.
May. 17, 2019
U.S. Treasury Sanctions Mexican Officials
The Department of Treasury is sanctioning a former Mexican governor and a magistrate judge accused of corruption and links to drug cartels.
May. 17, 2019

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