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The Mayo Clinic in Arizona will have a new medical school by the end of the summer. It’s the next development after the academic institution was the only school in the nation to receive two awards.
May. 17, 2017
Sempra Energy
The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today, larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border.
May. 17, 2017
Arizona DOT
Arizona drivers can expect several closures in the coming weeks. ADOT crews are installing new in-pavement sensors to monitor traffic flow.
May. 17, 2017
Phoenix has three years before its self-imposed deadline to divert 40 percent of trash from landfills. Currently, the city’s diversion rate is 20 percent. To meet its goal, Phoenix will need more buy-in from apartment complexes.
May. 17, 2017
John McCain
U.S. Sen. John McCain says he is deeply disturbed by reports that President Trump revealed highly classified information to senior Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting last week.
May. 16, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence for a convicted killer. It is the third death sentence Darrel Pandeli has faced for the same case.
May. 16, 2017
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In what was initially a campuswide effort to focus on their diverse student body, University of Arizona has now backed off of creating a “social justice activist” program, where students in paid positions would act as points of contact for students who felt harassed or threatened.
May. 16, 2017
Looking Like the Enemy book
The often heartbreaking stories of Japanese-Americans who were put in internment camps following the bombing of Pearl Harbor have been told in recent years. But there were also Japanese-Mexicans who faced a similar fate during the early 1940s, and NAU Ethnic Studies Professor Jerry Garcia has written about that in his book, "Looking Like the Enemy."
May. 16, 2017
Banner Health is trying something a little different, when it comes to getting its patients the specific care they need. It’s set up specialized health-care institutes around Banner–University Medical Center in Phoenix, in areas including heart, lung, urology and digestive care. Subspecialist centers are inside each of those institutes.
May. 16, 2017
A Tucson school district employee is under house arrest after FBI agents say he threatened his U.S. congresswoman.
May. 16, 2017
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration tonight are holding the last of a series of public meetings, to get input on proposed corridors for the section of Interstate 11, which would run between Nogales and Wickenburg.
May. 16, 2017
Sexual assault on college campuses has been getting more and more attention, as officials work on ways to prevent them and help victims. But a series by the Associated Press finds sexual assaults are happening much younger — in elementary and secondary schools.
May. 16, 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."
May. 16, 2017
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Immigrants’ rights advocates around the country are joining together in an effort to mobilize over 1 million people to become naturalized citizens in 2017. And now Arizona groups are joining in the effort. Tara Rahuveer is deputy director of the National Partnership for New Americans, one of the groups that’s behind this campaign.
May. 16, 2017
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The Washington Post's Karoun Demirjian says it's "very, very, very, very strange" that President Trump shared what he did with a non-ally.
May. 16, 2017
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The ransomware attack known as WannaCry continues to spread, encrypting data and holding it for ransom. Joining me to help answer questions is Jamie Winterton. She's director of strategy at ASU’s Global Security Initiative.
May. 16, 2017
Every year, an estimated 2 million people with mental illness are incarcerated in the United States. Starting today in Tucson, judges, attorneys, law-enforcement officers, social-service providers and government leaders will gather to discuss jail alternatives for people with mental illness.
May. 16, 2017
health
“We have great needs for behavioral health services,” said Department of Health Services Director Cara Christ of Arizona. “We could help contribute to that by establishing what we would like to call a psychiatric campus of excellence and offer the the entire continuum of behavioral health services at one centrally located space.”
May. 16, 2017
Local and state lawmakers have tried to publicly shame Walmart for being a drain on law enforcement, which is half of the formula a city in Indiana used to take on the world’s largest retailer.
May. 16, 2017
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On Monday, Arizona’s top teachers took a swipe at lawmakers’ attempts to fund public education this year.
May. 16, 2017

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