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There’s been a lot of talk, both on this program and elsewhere, about the opioid epidemic the state and country are facing. But within that epidemic, new research shows patients suffering from mental illness are being prescribed a disproportionate share of these painkillers.
Aug. 29, 2017
President Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio disappointed a huge percentage of the population, but Arpaio’s most loyal supporters thought it was the right thing to do.
Aug. 29, 2017
Rain continues to fall in southeastern Texas, which is already experiencing severe flooding because of Harvey. And the National Weather Service is forecasting the storm will bring torrential rains to southwest Louisiana as well.
Aug. 29, 2017
The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold in Texas. Last night, more than 17,000 people sought refuge in shelters across Texas, according to the American Red Cross, and thousands of volunteers have made the trip to the state to help, including many from here in Arizona.
Aug. 29, 2017
The Takeaway: How Houston Is Coping Amid Harvey
Across Texas and Louisiana, flood waters from Hurricane Harvey continue to rise, and FEMA estimates that as many as 30,000 people may ultimately need shelter after the storm.
Aug. 29, 2017
The Takeaway:  War Gear, Coming To A Street Near You?
On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump Administration’s plans to lift a partial ban on military equipment used by local police departments.
Aug. 29, 2017
A federal court found the iconic American Bald Eagle species living in Arizona too insignificant to protect.
Aug. 29, 2017
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, crews will man 14 stations offering a cool place to escape the heat, as well as water for rehydration. Here's where to find them.
Aug. 29, 2017
Experts say the future of farming is digital, and a greenhouse operation near Willcox is testing a new system that uses big data to show results and help grow the tomatoes.
Aug. 29, 2017
Jill Drowne had a dream of going to college, finding a husband and having an alumni wedding.
Aug. 29, 2017
Arizona Search Dogs are on the way to aid Texans.
Aug. 29, 2017
As rainfall continues to inundate the city of Houston, Arizona emergency officials are monitoring the situation closely.
Aug. 29, 2017
Red powder used in Hindu ceremonies could have unsafe lead levels.
Aug. 29, 2017
As of Monday, 23 flights through Phoenix had been canceled and several more delayed after tropical storm Harvey whipped through southeast Texas over the weekend.
Aug. 28, 2017
As the White House ponders whether to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Arizona’s junior senator is working to make the measure permanent. In addition, Sen. Jeff Flake believes the DACA decision should be in the hands of the legislative branch and not the president.
Aug. 28, 2017
As Hurricane Harvey churned off the Gulf crashing into Texas, temperatures ahead of it dropped a full ten degrees in Houston, but caused a record high of 111 degrees here in Phoenix and record highs across the Southwest. NWS meteorologist Ken Waters explains why.
Aug. 28, 2017
One of the key arguments on whether or not to legalize marijuana — recreational or otherwise — is that states will be able to benefit financially from collecting marijuana-related taxes. Colorado and Washington, which have legalized marijuana, are seeing revenue collections that have exceeded initial estimates.
Aug. 28, 2017
When we talk about the arts, the conversation is usually about culture, craft and style. But, what about the cold, hard cash?
Aug. 28, 2017
And now for a look ahead at international news. Our correspondent this morning is the BBC’s David McGuire.
Aug. 28, 2017
Let’s turn again to the devastating flooding in Houston. One of the more fascinating things about Houston is its capacity for preparing for — and reacting to — massive floods. The city is built on swampland between meandering rivers and marshes that lead to the Gulf of Mexico to drain.
Aug. 28, 2017

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