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body-worn camera
A competitor has sued Scottsdale-based Taser International over a contract for the Phoenix Police Department’s body camera program.
Feb. 16, 2017
Arizona Capitol building
The Legislature passed a bill Thursday allowing San Tan Valley to incorporate in growing Pinal County.
Feb. 16, 2017
backpacks
A bill half way to the governor’s desk is asking state lawmakers to approve pulling special-education teachers out of their offices and putting them in the general classroom.
Feb. 16, 2017
Whether or not you're shocked by the plethora of fake news, you might be surprised to learn that such information — fake or not — does have unexpected effects on the way you see the world.
Feb. 16, 2017
The graphic novel has become one of the most popular forms of print books, generating more than a billion dollars in sales. We spoke with Mark Siegel, founder of First Second Books, about the impact of graphic novels.
Feb. 16, 2017
two gold nanoparticles
Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, in part because around four-fifths of cases go undetected until they have reached an advanced stage. But a new test could soon change all that — and offer a way to monitor treatment outcomes as well.
Feb. 16, 2017
Central Arizona Project canal
Wednesday was the annual Environmental Day at the state Capitol. Activists and students met with legislators and attended committee hearings to voice their support for environmental protection. We talk to Sandy Bahr, the director of the Grand Canyon Chapter of the Sierra Club and one of the organizers of the event.
Feb. 16, 2017
What does America look like right now from Russia, Andrew Puzder's failed nomination to Labor, lack of voting fraud in New Hampshire.
Feb. 16, 2017
pencils
Legislation aimed at expanding Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account system, less formally known as private-school vouchers, has been making its way through the Legislature. Supporters of the bills say they'll save taxpayers money but a new report from the Joint Legislative Budget Committee says they'd actually cost the state more.
Feb. 16, 2017
tempe town lake dam
The water flowing over Tempe Town Lake dam is how the lake deals with the extra water released upstream by Salt River Project.
Feb. 16, 2017
wind turbines
Despite all the national conversation about investment in oil and gas resources, states across the West are dedicating more resources to wind energy and the electric transmission lines needed to move power.
Feb. 16, 2017
The National Park Service is planning to repair the pump houses at Indian Garden and the Black Bridge near Phantom Ranch at Grand Canyon National Park.
Feb. 16, 2017
DUI
The state Senate is set to vote on SB 1054, making DUI tests mandatory for drivers involved in a fatal crashes.
Feb. 16, 2017
1040 form
State employees who don't file their income tax returns on time could be out of work if Department of Revenue bill passes.
Feb. 16, 2017
kids in a classroom
A new report suggests the bill seeking to expand the voucher system in Arizona would actually increase state costs. The analysis from the Joint Legislative Budget Committee contradicts the argument the bill’s sponsor, Debbie Lesko, has been using to defend the legislation.
Feb. 16, 2017
Ribbon Falls in the Grand Canyon
Researchers say Americans are willing to pay more on their taxes to restore springs in Grand Canyon National Park — even when they’ve never visited the famous landmark.
Feb. 16, 2017
Camelback Family Planning
Arizona lawmakers voted Wednesday to force doctors to try and resuscitate any fetus born alive, even if it’s not viable.
Feb. 16, 2017
There's a new stage production in town, and it's a good hombre. Theater critic Robrt Pela has more.
Feb. 16, 2017
Phoenix City Council
The Phoenix City Council rejected a citizen petition to declare Phoenix a sanctuary city. But the council did vote to study legal options relating to SB 1070, Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law.
Feb. 16, 2017
Federal Courthouse
In federal court on Wednesday, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office defended its treatment of detainees. The case was first filed in federal court 40 years ago.
Feb. 16, 2017

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