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Corizon Whistleblower Ordered To Testify In Federal Court
More documents and testimony were released Friday from Angela Fischer, who claims she quit Corizon Health to disclose poor health care conditions and wrongdoing in Arizona state prisons.
On The Inside: The Chaos Of Arizona Prison Health Care →
Apr. 13, 2018
Tonto National Forest Fire Restrictions In Place Early This Year
Tonto National Forest officials will implement fire restrictions earlier than usual this year. That’s due to a record-dry winter in Arizona.
Apr. 13, 2018
ASU Police Warn Of Sex Traffickers Targeting Parties
The Arizona State University Police Department is warning of sex traffickers targeting parties.
Apr. 13, 2018
MCCCD Considers $1/Credit Tuition Decrease, Adjunct Salary Increase
The budget proposal also includes a one-time, $750 stipend for full-time staff, and a permanent pay increase from $872 to $925 per credit hour taught for adjunct faculty.
Apr. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Senator Rubio Reps U.S. At Summit Of The Americas
President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that because of the ongoing situation in Syria, he will not be traveling to Lima, Peru, to attend the Summit of the Americas. He will be the first U.S. president not to attend the summit, where leaders from the Western Hemisphere discuss diplomatic aims such as trade agreements and the crisis in Venezuela.
Apr. 13, 2018
Survey Of Homeless Population Paints A Troubling Picture
In January, an army of volunteers and Maricopa Association of Government workers fanned out across the county to do the annual Point-in-Time survey, a way for MAG can assess the number and needs of homeless people in the community.
Apr. 13, 2018
Changes Coming to U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be updating its physical activity guidelines this year.
Apr. 13, 2018
Ducey
On Thursday a gun safety group formed by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords said the plan is insufficient to protect the public against future mass shootings, while gun rights activists are claiming it infringes on the Second Amendment.
Apr. 13, 2018
Demand For Natural Vanilla Causes Price Spike, Shortage
Vanilla is arguably one of the world’s most popular spices. It flavors everything from ice cream and cakes, to coffee and chocolate. It even appears in home scents and body products. However, you might have heard there’s a global vanilla shortage.
Apr. 13, 2018
Sikh UFC Fighter Will Be First To Wear Turban During MMA Fight
Arjan Bhullar, an undefeated heavyweight champion in the UFC, is entering the cage tomorrow night at Gila Arena in Glendale, and he’s taking the opportunity to make a statement about a little more than his quest for domination.
Apr. 13, 2018
Trump
The U.S. government is rushing through a border wall project in New Mexico that it says completes one of the cornerstone promises of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. A Fronteras Desk examination of border wall projects shows that what the government is delivering is not a new wall, but the same border wall that’s been going up for the past decade.
Apr. 13, 2018
Backpage.com CEO Pleads Guilty To Facilitating Prostitution
The legal battle over Backpage.com has gone on for years and investigators claim that the site allowed prostitution to happen covertly, including with minors and victims of human trafficking. S
Apr. 13, 2018
KJZZ
And now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap.
Apr. 13, 2018
Blind Poet Talks About Bond With His Guide Dog
For author Stephen Kuusisto — who is legally blind — the connection between he and his first guide dog Corky made a huge difference in his life and opened up many aspects of the world for him.
Apr. 13, 2018
Ducey Proposes Teacher Pay Raise; Some Teachers Skeptical
Many Arizona teachers would like to know more about those details before they commit to supporting Ducey’s pay increase proposal.
Apr. 13, 2018
ASU Athletic Director Gets Contract Extension
Ray Anderson has hired several coaches, and has overseen a massive renovation project at Sun Devil Stadium.
Apr. 12, 2018
Officials To Provide Permanent Housing Solutions For Homeless
In an effort to stem homelessness in Phoenix, state and county officials are directing funds into permanent housing solutions instead of temporary overflow shelters.
Apr. 12, 2018
#RedForEd Gains Momentum In AZ Business Community
Some businesses are supporting the #RedForEd movement with signs in shop windows, custom red products and discounts for educators.
Apr. 12, 2018
35 Surviving Red Squirrels Face Tough Wildfire Season
A squirrel at the Phoenix Zoo is showing signs of pregnancy, exciting scientists because there are only about 35 Mount Graham red squirrels left in the world. As Arizona heads into wildfire season, concerns remain due to the vulnerability of the endangered animal.
Apr. 12, 2018
Global Sport Institute Prepares To Host Inaugural Summit
This is not a great time to be a Valley sports fan. But Phoenix is in the center of the sports universe in a different sense starting Thursday, as ASU's Global Sport Institute hosts its inaugural Global Sport Summit.
Apr. 12, 2018

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