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As we’ve heard this morning, the new plan in the Senate is to try for a straight-up repeal of the Affordable Care Act, after it became clear there were not enough votes for its bill to replace it. Either change, though, would have a significant impact on Native Americans, according to new research from Georgetown University.
Jul. 18, 2017
“City judges being co-opted by political forces is a long-simmering issue, both in Arizona and nationally.” That’s from the introduction to a report released this morning by the Goldwater Institute, which also offers recommendations for reforms to the city court system.
Jul. 18, 2017
Regina Revazova
There are stories on every street corner of the city. One audio producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the people she meets.
Jul. 18, 2017
City of Ghosts
The unofficial number of people killed in Syria’s civil war is generally listed at somewhere between 300,000 and 450,000. And the refugee figure is at least 6.5 million. Bullets and bombs continue to fly. Some nations work to implement a maintainable cease fire, while others try to get Bashar Al-Assad to give up leadership of the country.
Jul. 18, 2017
There are a number of investigations going on right now in Washington, D.C., looking into Russian meddling in last year’s election, and whether or not the Trump campaign was involved in any way. And that’s led to some discussion about what happens to the election results if those investigations find there was collusion or other foul play.
Jul. 18, 2017
Nurse and patient
The physician shortage in Arizona has created a lot of worries. Now we’re learning more about the growing need for new nurses in the state and across the country.
Jul. 18, 2017
Jeff Flake
We’re still more than a year away from the 2018 midterm elections, but there’s increasing talk that the Trump administration is working to line up a primary challenger to U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona.
Jul. 18, 2017
As Phoenix transit leaders push the city’s bus service provider to improve performance, the union representing drivers is weighing in.
Jul. 18, 2017
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More than 81 programs will lose a combined $213 million in federal funds, in a budget cut from the Department of Health and Human Services
Jul. 18, 2017
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The Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare has fallen apart.
Jul. 18, 2017
A plane burst into flames after a crash landing in Mesa Monday. Mesa Police have now identified the victims as 53-year-old Alan Ram and 22-year-old Krista Buchanan.
Jul. 18, 2017
Opponents of Arizona’s taxpayer funded school voucher program say they got a “smokin’ deal” to help their cause. Last week, organizers of two petition drives unrelated to vouchers announced they were going to stop using paid circulators.
Jul. 18, 2017
Clouds in the far West Valley
As the Phoenix area prepares for a chance of more rain, officials say they have a better idea of where monsoon storms hit the hardest on Sunday night.
Jul. 18, 2017
Campfire
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management has lifted fire restrictions on state-owned and state-managed lands in several counties.
Jul. 18, 2017
Tom Horne
The former state official behind a ban on a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson is scheduled to spend Tuesday testifying in federal court over the law Arizona passed that ultimately ended the program.
Jul. 18, 2017
search team
The search for a man missing since Saturday north of Payson was called off again Tuesday due to storms in the area. Hector Garnica was swept away when a flash flood swept through a swimming hole where he and his family were playing. The bodies of the other nine victims have been recovered.
Jul. 18, 2017
wind turbines
The wind energy industry is growing worldwide, and so is the global competition between turbine-makers. That battle is now playing out in Wyoming.
Jul. 18, 2017
sabrett hot dog label
The maker of Sabrett hot dogs is recalling more than 7 million pounds of hot dogs because they may contain bone fragments.
Jul. 18, 2017
Eli the elf
Chandler will debut a new graffiti removal vehicle and mascot this week. The big box truck replaces a pickup and features Eli, the elf.
Jul. 18, 2017
Phoenix is not known for strong winds, but that all changes when monsoons deliver destructive downdrafts like the one that damaged Burton Barr Central Library.
Jul. 18, 2017

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