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Miscarriage Prescription Denial Spots AZ Laws
A Peoria woman went to her local Walgreens with a prescription from her doctor last Thursday. It was for a pill that would end her pregnancy, a fetus her doctor deemed non-viable and would end in miscarriage.
Jun. 25, 2018
Why Do More Diverse Politicians Still Seem To Follow A Strict Dress Code?
It’s campaign season again and seeing more diverse candidates putting their names on the ballot. But though female candidates represent a wide variety of backgrounds and beliefs, their wardrobes tend to to be more similar than their backgrounds. But who makes these rules?
Jun. 25, 2018
Agency Works To Get IDs For Homeless Residents
The 2018 Point-In-Time Homeless Count found more than 6,200 people experiencing homelessness on a particular night in January. There are agencies who work to help people find housing or jobs, but to get those, you need identification. That’s where the Homeless ID Project comes in.
Jun. 25, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: European Leaders Meeting To Talk Brexit, Migration
European countries are holding a series of meetings this week, including talks on Brexit. Joining The Show for our weekly look at the big international stories on the agenda in the coming days is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Jun. 25, 2018
Boas On Taxing The Rich
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Jun. 25, 2018
Arizona Elections: Deedra Abboud - U.S. Senate
Deedra Abboud is running for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate against Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema.
Jun. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: What Does The Surveillance State Look Like?
An investigation from The Intercept brings the physical infrastructure of the National Security Administration's surveillance state into sharper relief.
Jun. 25, 2018
Constitutional  Sheriffs Movement Idolizes Arpaio After Conviction
Joe Arpaio is an idol to many in the conservative world, including those who call themselves constitutional sheriffs. Ashley Powers dives into the world of constitutional sheriffs in a new piece in The New Yorker, and finds Arpaio’s conviction and following pardon only bolstered those followers.
Jun. 25, 2018
Phoenix Plans Development For Public Transportation Hub
This could count as an important day when it comes to economic development in the city of Phoenix, which has released a Request for Proposals for a location on the northwest corner of Central and Van Buren.
Jun. 25, 2018
Valley Fever Cases On The Rise In Arizona
It’s monsoon season, which means dust storms. And when the dust gets kicked up, Valley Fever spreads.
Jun. 25, 2018
Why Those Who Fight Hunger In AZ Worry About Farm Bill
Republicans in the House of Representatives gathered just enough conservative votes to narrowly pass the $867 billion Farm Bill. While it might not be obvious from its name, the Farm Bill is controversial this time around because of its impact on food stamps, not agriculture.
Jun. 25, 2018
The History Of Family Separation
The controversy of separating migrant children from their parents at the country’s southern border elicited reaction from across the political spectrum. But, it’s not the first time in U.S. history that parents and their kids have been split apart.
Jun. 25, 2018
Drinking Water Keeps Most Golf Courses Green, But That’s Changing
Increasingly, some golf courses are pushing to stop using drinking water to keep their greens vibrant. Instead, they are using effluent or recycled water. That’s especially true in parts of northern Arizona.
Jun. 25, 2018
Shooter
Embattled lawmaker Don Shooter may be cleared to run for state senate, but his challenger has made a last-ditch effort to overturn that ruling.
Jun. 25, 2018
Study Predicts Major Drop in Charitable Giving
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will reduce charitable giving by at least $16.3 billion 2018, according to the American Enterprise Institute.
Jun. 25, 2018
Flagstaff Cancels Fireworks Because Of Fire Danger
Conditions are expected to stay dry with no rain in sight.
Jun. 25, 2018
Ducey Allies End Bid To Knock Challenger Off Ballot
A group of Gov. Doug Ducey supporters has ended a bid to knock a primary challenger off the ballot.
Jun. 25, 2018
Judge Duncan Retires After 17 Years On Bench
In his last years on the bench, Duncan provided rigorous oversight for a landmark prison health care settlement between 34,000 inmates and the state of Arizona.

Continuing Coverage: Arizona's Prison Health Care →

Jun. 25, 2018
Poll: Republican Voters Prefer Candidates Without Political Experience
About one-third of surveyed Republicans say they'll be less likely to vote for experienced candidates.
Jun. 25, 2018
ASU Study Raises Concerns Over San Andreas Fault
A new study suggests that a geologic “pressure release valve” in California’s San Andreas Fault might work more sporadically than previously thought.
Jun. 25, 2018

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