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On Tuesday, Arizona joined more than 40 states across the U.S. to proclaim June 6 “Secure Your Load Day.” It was back on June 6, 2006, when Paul and Toby Reif’s 29-year old son Matthew drove along Hunt Highway near Ellsworth Road.
Jun. 6, 2017
The Trump administration’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement has alarmed environmentalists and generally has a lot of people worried about the future of alternative energy and levels of pollution we may experience. It’s in that environment that a brand-new partnership was unveiled between ASU and the Center for the Carbon Removal.
Jun. 6, 2017
The Maricopa Association of Governments has partnered with more than 100 organizations since 2005 to form the Heat Relief Network and provide bottled water for homeless Valley residents who don't have access to clean drinking water.
Jun. 6, 2017
On Monday, in response to new, bleak opioid death numbers, Gov. Ducey declared a statewide health emergency.
Jun. 6, 2017
Investigators are continuing to look into how much Russia inserted itself into last November’s election, and whether members of the Trump campaign or the administration were involved with that. But there’s a deeper issue of Russia spying on the U.S. — from inside our borders.
Jun. 6, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has made headlines this year simply trying to justify its existence. Now, Arizona PIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group have released a new report, “Protecting Those Who Serve,” which reveals that the leading source of debt collection abuses the CFPB currently receives are from current military servicemembers and veterans.
Jun. 6, 2017
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 the conversation with Wendy.
Jun. 6, 2017
The Tempe Center for the Arts is spending the summer exploring nature, specifically as it relates to art and design in its exhibit is called Biomimicry: nature inspired design. Looking around the gallery, that becomes apparent: there’s sculpture, furniture, wood and other art forms.
Jun. 6, 2017
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

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