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ESPN has been the dominant sports network for decades and, even with increasing competition, that hasn’t changed. But the cord cutters who don’t help pay for cable packages have hurt ESPN’s bottom line, leading to layoffs and worries about the network’s future. And some critics are even saying ESPN is too politically correct and leans to the left.
Jun. 6, 2017
The Takeaway: With Days To Go, U.K. Elections Tighten
With two days left, Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party have made a serious push in what was once seen as an easy election for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May.
Jun. 6, 2017
The Takeaway: Another Day, Another Leak? Contractor Charged With Releasing Classified Intel
A 25-year-old government contractor allegedly gave a U.S. intelligence report to The Intercept that details the Kremlin's efforts to use hacking techniques during the 2016 election.
Jun. 6, 2017
Veteran’s Administration Secretary David Shulkin gave a State of the VA speech last week, and the prognosis for the department remained grim.
Jun. 6, 2017
Patient based advocacy organizations can seem like a Tower of Babel. Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Jun. 6, 2017
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will soon be switching the electronic health record system it uses.
Jun. 6, 2017
A Scottsdale-based engineering company is facing push back from its creditors who say terms of a proposed bankruptcy loan are insufficient.
Jun. 6, 2017
Tucson, Pima County Take Up Resolutions Opposing Border Wall
Local governments in Southern Arizona will vote today on whether to formally oppose President Donald Trump’s plan for a border wall.
Jun. 6, 2017
Arizona State University scientists begin testing blood from the healthiest hearts in the world to help fight chronic aging.
Jun. 6, 2017
As temperatures increase this week around the state and with June typically the driest month, the risk of dangerous wildfires is rising rapidly. We head into the heart of fire season without the federal government’s top emergency official.
Jun. 6, 2017
On Wednesday, the City Council will vote on a five-year contract worth up to $2.5 million. If approved, certified outreach workers from Community Bridges will engage with people on the streets and offer medical, behavioral health and recovery services.
Jun. 6, 2017
Indigenous Woman Will Run For Mexican Presidential Elections
Mexico will hold its presidential elections next year. And for the first time, an indigenous woman is running for the office.
Jun. 5, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has declared a statewide health emergency in response to the rise in deaths from opioids. New state numbers show about a 16 percent increase in overdoses last year with nearly 800 people dying.
Jun. 5, 2017
Maricopa County’s Office of Procurement Services has canceled the process to choose a new booking manager for Chase Field just weeks before the current contract ends.
Jun. 5, 2017
The Nature Conservancy isn’t known for its work in cities. It’s known for working to protect some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes across the globe. But a few years ago, the conservancy shifted its focus to the urban landscape.
Jun. 5, 2017
The nation’s largest Latino civil rights advocacy organization, the National Council of La Raza, was founded here in Phoenix in 1968. Now on the eve of their 50th anniversary, they’re coming back to the Valley.
Jun. 5, 2017
President Donald Trump to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate agreement. In the past he's called man-made climate change a "hoax." Public opinion is divided on the issue, especially in one state that Trump likes to call home. The BBC's Ed Butler has been looking at Florida's climate problem.
Jun. 5, 2017
The Dove Fire has burned more than 12,000 acres in northeast Arizona over the past three weeks.
Jun. 5, 2017
“Taxpayers are paying for the wellness and maintenance of these monuments highways and statues,” said Rep. Reginald Bolding Jr. “I don’t have a choice whether or not my tax dollars go to promoting symbols of hatred.”
Jun. 5, 2017
After defeating a $63 million bond last fall, voters may have the option of voting on three separate, lower-cost bonds in November.
Jun. 5, 2017

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