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Whistleblower: Patients With Mental Illness Suffering In AZ Prisons
The testimony of counselor Angela Fischer calls the Arizona prison health care monitoring system into question. She talked about her experiences at hearing in the Parsons vs. Ryan prison health care settlement in federal court on Thursday.
Special Report: The Chaos Of Arizona Prison Health Care
Jun. 1, 2018
Short On Water In The Mountains? Beavers, To The Rescue
Without the beavers’ work, their engineering prowess, this diverse wetland at North St. Vrain Creek wouldn’t be there. The valley bottom instead would slowly transform back into a grassy plain and the stream would return to its banks, cutting deeper into the landscape. The whole ecosystem would suffer.
May. 31, 2018
Seven Arizona Small Businesses Receive NASA Funding
NASA has selected its 2018 crop of small businesses to receive funding supporting innovation research and technology transfer, with seven awards going to Arizona.
May. 31, 2018
McCain
The deadline was Wednesday for Arizona Sen. John McCain to resign in time for a special election to fill his seat this November.
May. 31, 2018
Feds Seize Thousands Of Fentanyl Pills In Indian Country
The Interior Department seized $4.8 million in drugs during a weeklong sting operation on Arizona tribal land.
May. 31, 2018
2 Bears In Arizona Euthanized In A Week
Two bears have been euthanized this week after Arizona officials say they became a public safety threat. One mother bear left two cubs behind.
May. 31, 2018
Trump’s Steel Tariffs Provoke Retaliation From Mexico
The Trump administration’s planned tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Mexico, Canada and the European Union was quickly condemned by officials south of the border.
May. 31, 2018
Does Retail Benefit From Education Assistance?
Walmart is making headlines offering business or supply-chain management degrees at three universities online.
May. 31, 2018
Walmart Offers Employee College Program For $1 A Day
A tight labor market has more employers offering more perks.
May. 31, 2018
AZ Prison Health Care Case Continues
For more than three years, the state of Arizona has been trying to live up to a settlement agreement between the Department of Corrections and people in state prisons.
May. 31, 2018
Teachers React To Signs For Higher Pay In Texas
One advocate says the advertised starting salary is higher than what some veteran educators make.
May. 31, 2018
Mexico Is The Most Dangerous Country In The Western Hemisphere For Journalists
Across the border from Texas in Northern Mexico, a reporter for a national newspaper was found dead this week. He’s the sixth journalist killed in that country this year.
May. 31, 2018
How Can 50 Women Change The Health Care Industry?
This Thursday, The Show spoke with a guest who thinks one thing that is essential in shaping the future of healthcare is including more women in it.
May. 31, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Arizona Worm Farm Is Home To Tiny ‘Livestock’
Listen to the sounds of Clark Furlong, working with soil made nutrient-rich by thousands of tiny worms.
May. 31, 2018
How Will Health Care Influencers Will Shape The Industry?
The problems facing the future of healthcare are complex, from the Affordable Care Act, to the affordability of care, to the lack of transparency around pricing.
May. 31, 2018
 Remembering Dick Tuck
On Monday, the nation lost one of its most memorable political scalawags. Hated by some, beloved by many, Richard Gregory Tuck, or Dick Tuck, as his friends and enemies knew him, passed away in Tucson on Memorial Day.
May. 31, 2018
Surprise Officials Considering Potential Transit Options
Officials in Surprise have been trying to get a sense of what their residents think about transit and what kinds of transit they might be interested in.
May. 31, 2018
Shooter, Gowan Among Candidates For AZ Legislature
Wednesday was was the deadline for candidates to file their petition signatures to qualify for the ballot in August’s primary. There are some familiar names on that list.
May. 31, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: Calexico
Calexico is one of the most notable bands to come from Arizona. For many, its music — which is sometimes called “desert noir” — is synonymous with the Southwest.
May. 31, 2018
No Clear Bright Line: Politicians And Blocking Social Media Users
A federal judge recently ruled President Donald Trump cannot block users on Twitter — including critics.
May. 31, 2018

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