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Nearly Half Of AZ 2017 Child Deaths Were Preventable
A newly released report has found nearly half of the 806 child deaths last year in Arizona could have been prevented. The Annual Arizona Child Fatality Review Program reports a rise in firearm-related fatalities and suicides.
Nov. 16, 2018
Excessive Force Allegations Against Mesa Police Being Investigated
Security camera footage of Mesa man Robert Johnson — who was unarmed — being punched, kneed and pulled to the ground by 5 Mesa police officers caused an uproar when it was released last summer.
Nov. 16, 2018
Arizona Flu Cases Below 2017 Level But Above 5-Year Average
The number of people with lab-confirmed flu cases in Arizona is well below the number at this time last year, but still significantly above the five-year average.
Nov. 16, 2018
Walmart Transforming Parking Lots Into
Walmart, one of the world’s biggest retailers, is looking to downsize its parking lots and turn them into town centers.
Nov. 16, 2018
Arizona Unemployment Rate Up Slightly In October
Numbers released Thursday from the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity show the percent of Arizonans unemployed and looking for work is identical to what it was a year ago. And it remains a full percentage point above the national average.
Nov. 16, 2018
What Was The Cost Of Bidding For Amazon
Amazon's new HQ is going to be split in two. That followed a lengthy application process that included more than 200 cities putting in a bid. So did those communities waste their time or were the efforts worthwhile?
Nov. 16, 2018
Nearly $2M Claim Filed Over Alleged Mesa Police Use Of Force
Lawyers for a black man shown on video being beaten by five Mesa police officers as he stood against a wall have filed a $1.97 million notice of claim against the city.
Nov. 16, 2018
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To talk about the results from Election Day in Arizona — as ballot counting is almost done — and Jeff Flake’s latest stand in the Senate, The Show was joined by Jon Gabriel, editor in chief of Ricochet.com and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners.
Nov. 16, 2018
The Pulse: ‘Zero Waste’ Town In Japan Recycles Most Of Its Trash
It’s not yet 8 a.m., and the recycling center in the town of Kamikatsu is already bustling. Locals arrive in a steady stream, unloading bags full of bottles, cans, and paper into dozens of clearly-labeled bins — all neatly lined up in rows.
Nov. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Counting On Election Integrity In Florida
Echoes of 2000 campaign between George Bush vs. Al Gore haunt the 2016 midterm elections in Florida. David Smiley, a political reporter at The Miami Herald, recaps the status of manual recounts in Florida and the potential that candidates will launch more legal challenges.
Nov. 16, 2018
Health Officials Target Teens With Anti-Vaping Campaign
More and more teenagers are vaping, and now Arizona health officials are preparing to launch a campaign they hope will scare teens from starting.
Nov. 16, 2018
Dorilocos And Diabetes: How Free Trade Has Affected Nutrition
Diabetes is the among the main causes of death in Mexico, and it falls just behind the U.S. in obesity, and some researchers say this is a result on how global trade has modified food habits in Mexico and argue that nutrition should be addressed in the new USMCA agreement.
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Nov. 16, 2018
This Legal Issue Could Disrupt Drought Talks — Again
As water users hurry to make a deal on drought before a big December meeting, some are wondering: who signs the deal? An old, divisive disagreement over legal autonomy threatened to rear its head again at a special meeting of the board of the agency that runs the Central Arizona Project.
Nov. 15, 2018
Tempe Police Chief Addresses Officer Behavior
An anonymous letter recently sent to news outlets and the Tempe City Council alleged that police officers went to a topless club while attending a training conference.
Nov. 15, 2018
Montana Contractor Wins Border Construction Contract
The federal government has awarded a $174 million contract to a Montana company to replace 14 miles of U.S.-Mexico border wall near Yuma.
Nov. 15, 2018
Study: Racial Disparities Found In Inmate Population
A new study from the political organization FWD.US says there is an imprisonment crisis in Arizona and the results show sentencing disparities among minority groups.
Nov. 15, 2018
Hobbs Pulls Further Ahead In Secretary Of State Race
Democrat Katie Hobbs’ lead over Republican Steve Gaynor doubled Thursday evening to more than 13,000 votes, her largest lead yet.
Nov. 15, 2018
Food Biotechnology Added On New Trilateral Deal
Twenty-five years ago, biotechnology was not an issue considered in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). But that has changed, as the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) has an entire chapter dedicated to it.
Nov. 15, 2018
Judge Denies Motions For Relief From More Oversight In Prison Health Care Case
Judge Roslyn Silver denied the state's motion to stay orders from retired Judge David Duncan in the Parsons vs. Ryan settlement on Thursday. Judge Silver called the orders "appropriate because of the continued harm the class experiences" and set a status hearing for Dec. 6.
Nov. 15, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: Driftwood Quintet
Blending a traditional classical music with a large helping of the newly created songs, Driftwood Quintet pushes the boundaries of what classical music can be by mixing Mozart with modern compositions.
Nov. 15, 2018

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