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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Tuesday announced a $4.65 million settlement for consumer restitution from Theranos, the med-tech startup that was once the darling of Silicon Valley but has since faced legal problems for lab errors and deficiencies. It was touted as a great victory for Arizonans, but the backstory of Theranos in Arizona is a little more complicated.
Apr. 19, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a law that some disability rights advocates say is a big loss. The legislation deals with Arizona's version of the Americans With Disabilities Act and what some say is the growing problem of lawsuits. KJZZ's Will Stone has been following this.
Apr. 19, 2017
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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today in a Missouri case that could have broad implications on the separation of church and state.
Apr. 19, 2017
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While residents in Flint wait to gain access to clean water, Nestle extracts billions of dollars worth of groundwater from West Michigan, but pays just a measly $200 a year to do so.
Apr. 19, 2017
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Republican lawmakers are working to line up the votes for a budget deal that would give teachers a higher raise than what was initially offered by Gov. Doug Ducey in January.
Apr. 19, 2017
Governor signs bill banning gun sales exclusively to "smart" weapons.
Apr. 19, 2017
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Businesses will now have up to 90 days to bring their establishments into compliance with the Arizonans with Disabilities Act.
Apr. 19, 2017
One Arizona county is taking steps of its own to end use of animals in traveling circuses. It comes after U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva introduced legislation on the subject late last month.
Apr. 19, 2017
MinuteClinic
An estimated 120,00 veterans will be eligible to be referred to 24 Valley Minute Clinics for minor health problems such as the flu or a sore throat.
Apr. 19, 2017
Great Hearts Academies
As the legal fight over school policies for transgender students remains unsettled, schools in Arizona like Great Hearts Academies have fashioned their own policies that some say are discriminatory.
Apr. 19, 2017
Axon
More and more police departments are using body cameras, as they look for ways to protect themselves, their communities, and to preserve evidence. So the lucrative new body cam market is becoming fiercely competitive. But the real money to be made is on the back end.
Apr. 19, 2017
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The proposed amendment would allow up to five chickens on lots that are at least 5,000 square feet and ten chickens on lots twice that size. Roosters would only be allowed on lots of at least an acre.
Apr. 19, 2017
A Mexican drug smuggler who crossed the border illegally, then beat a National Park Service employee nearly to death in Arizona was sentenced to 76 years in prison on Monday.
Apr. 18, 2017
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After a last place finish, the Phoenix Suns are sure to see changes coming. One of those changes will also be off the basketball court. Veteran sportscaster Steve Albert has announced his retirement.
Apr. 18, 2017
PetSmart store
The nation’s biggest pet-supply retailer wants to acquire an online-only pet retailer. By taking ownership of Chewy Inc., PetSmart hopes to accelerate its plan to be “the most convenient, best-in-class pet retailer.
Apr. 18, 2017
Regina Revazova
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are 8 million stories in the naked city." Here’s another version of that sentiment — one producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the backseat confessions she hears.
Apr. 18, 2017
Desert
Crossing the desert in the attempt to enter the U.S. is dangerous for anyone — and it’s especially so in the brutal heat of summer when there isn’t any water available. So what’s being done to help and who’s trying to provide that help?
Apr. 18, 2017
Artificial intelligence has become a bigger part of our day-to-day lives, but a new paper argues it’s not immune from human bias and errors. Bill Welser is a co-author of that report. He leads the Engineering and Applied Sciences Department at the RAND Corporation.
Apr. 18, 2017
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The American Bar Association has filed a lawsuit against the federal Department of Education. It’s a very unique situation for the ABA to file suit, and it’s joined by four borrowers who took part in the Education Department’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Apr. 18, 2017
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The state Transportation Department is planning to implement a system that aims to cut down on the number of wrong-way drivers on Valley freeways, including the use of sensors.
Apr. 18, 2017

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