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The world’s largest meat packer is selling off $1.8 billion in assets to pay fines associated with fraud charges. In Arizona, that includes the McElhaney Cattle Company, a feedlot in Wellton, Arizona, one of only four in the state.
Jun. 22, 2017
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Every three years, AARP looks at how states serve its older residents and people with disabilities. This year, Arizona ranks 26th when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of those populations, and it's a decline from 2011 when the state ranked 15th in the nation.
Jun. 22, 2017
Arizona sun
The heat wave that’s been scorching Phoenix has brought record-breaking heat to Tucson, as well.
Jun. 22, 2017
John McCain
The Senate version of the American Health Care Act, Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, has been released.Senator John McCain has expressed concerns over those cuts to Medicaid included in the bill.
Jun. 22, 2017
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Both movements were shaped from more than 100 years of black social and political thought that argues not just for equal rights, but for the equal dignity and respect for black people.
Jun. 22, 2017
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Matt Baram and Naomi Snieckus chat with improvisor David Shore about turning failures into life lessons while being able to laugh about it along the way.
Jun. 22, 2017
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What do we stand to gain or lose as our economy becomes dominated by a handful of powerful companies?
Jun. 22, 2017
Frank Kush
Legendary Arizona State University football coach Frank Kush has died at age 88, the school’s athletic department confirmed Thursday morning.
Jun. 22, 2017
Ann Kirkpatrick
Former United States Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is considering a possible run next year for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.
Jun. 22, 2017
solar eclipse
A Tucson-based astronomer is leading a project to document the path of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse from coast to coast.
Jun. 22, 2017
Arizona Lifelong Fitness Foundation
More than 100 athletes over the age of 50 competed in the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama. These athletes faced off against their peers from across the United States.
Jun. 22, 2017
UA Dreamers
A little-known policy of the State Board of Regents could blunt the financial effect on dreamers from this week’s Arizona Appeals Court ruling denying them in-state tuition.
Jun. 22, 2017
After Arizona regulators voted to reject an effort by Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns to force the state’s largest utility to hand over financial records, Burns could be going back to court.
Jun. 22, 2017
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
After 24 years, the Arizona chapter of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation will close on July 31 because of dwindling donations and event participation.
Jun. 22, 2017
A push to regulate chemicals in soaps is gathering momentum with a statement signed by researchers, medical professionals and scientists who are looking to garner support for a global ban.
Jun. 22, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Phoenix will hire a consultant to help the city craft a new ordinance to regulate group homes. The move comes after residents pushed leaders to do more to prevent clustering in neighborhoods
Jun. 22, 2017
Sugar Farm
Businesses in the American and Mexican food and beverage industry are finding it difficult to swallow the new agreement for trading sugar between the two countries. But deal seems to be palatable for producers of alternative sweeteners.
Jun. 22, 2017
Arizona DOT
People of Arizona are making poor choices behind the wheel. That’s leading to an increased number of fatal accidents on the road.
Jun. 22, 2017
Wildfire
Several wildfires are burning around the state, including the Encino Fire, which started late Tuesday night. There have been hundreds of wildfires, and most of them have been human caused.
Jun. 21, 2017
Navajo president's office
The Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the country, is finally getting its first Starbucks in Window Rock. This is another sign that the tribe’s capital city is growing.
Jun. 21, 2017

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