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Phoenix Saturated With Political Ads Before Elections
Unless you completely avoid television or the internet, you’ve no doubt felt saturated by the number of political ads during this current election cycle.
Oct. 26, 2018
Costs For Long-Term Care Growing In Arizona, U.S.
The cost of long-term care is going up according to a report by Genworth, an insurance company. The company has been looking at long term care costs for 15 years, and the numbers indicate that growing old can be costly.
Oct. 26, 2018
Where To Dispose Of Unused Prescription Medication
On Saturday police officers and public health officials across the country are putting out large, metal bins in parking lots, under tents and in the lobbies of public libraries. By the end of the day they hope the bins are filled to the brim with an assortment of pills.
Oct. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Early Voting
Election day is less than two weeks away, but lots of people have already cast their ballots. All but 13 states have some form of early voting this year and as of earlier this week, more than 10 million people had voted early.
Oct. 26, 2018
Valley Costume Shop Celebrates Last Halloween
Easley’s Fun Shop has been in business since 1947 in Phoenix, but the family-run costume store has announced it will be closing its doors by the end of the year.
Oct. 26, 2018
Phoenix Mayor’s Race: 2 City Hall Insiders, 2 Outsiders
Voters in the nation’s fifth-largest city have four choices for their next mayor. The candidates can be divided between City Hall insiders and outsiders. Democrats Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela are former council members while Republican Moses Sanchez and Libertarian Nicholas Sarwark have never been elected in Phoenix.
Oct. 26, 2018
Special Attorneys To Prosecute Crimes Against Native Women
The Office on Violence against Women at the Department of Justice will provide funding for a special prosecutor to focus on crimes against women in the Salt River Pima Indian Community.
Oct. 25, 2018
Chicago Man Accused Of Threatening Sen. Flake Indicted
A Chicago man accused of threatening Sen. Jeff Flake will face federal charges in Arizona. A grand jury in Arizona indicted the man.
Oct. 25, 2018
Shelter Settlement To Impact Workers, School District
Hundreds of people in Arizona could lose their jobs due to a ripple effect from the legal settlement between the operator of shelters for undocumented immigrant children and a state agency.
Oct. 25, 2018
ASU Study: Umpire Calls Might Be Better Than Fans Think
With the World Series in full swing, the subject of fair calls is top-of-mind for every fan of the Great American Pastime. But a new study suggests the umpire might not be as blind as some fans would like to believe.
Oct. 25, 2018
Race Pits Educator Against Established Lawmaker
Incumbent Superintendent Diane Douglas lost her re-election bid to former California Congressman Frank Riggs in the five-way Republican primary. Democrat and recent educator Kathy Hoffman beat out David Schapira, former Tempe City Councilman and state legislator in her primary.
Oct. 25, 2018
Doubts On Arizona
The Pentagon is reportedly preparing to send 800 soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border. This comes in response to a Tweet from President Donald Trump Thursday morning who warned of a "national emergency" at the border.
Oct. 25, 2018
Study: Millennials Stressed Out From 2016 Election May Never Vote
The study in the Journal of American College Health found among nearly 800 ASU students a quarter came away with "event-related clinical distress," as symptom psychologists argue can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder later in life.
Oct. 25, 2018
AG Says It
Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed new court papers Wednesday under an argument that a lower court was wrong in ruling his office could not sue unless specifically authorized under state law or when given permission by the Gov. Doug Ducey.
Oct. 25, 2018
Matisse And Native Alaskans At New Heard Exhibition
Matisse experimented with many styles in his career, from his use of color in works like “The Open Window” to the primitive style he adopted in the famous painting called “Dance.” Now, a relatively unknown project by the French master is taking center stage at the Heard Museum.
Oct. 25, 2018
Ex-Parks Employee Claims Archaeological Site Leveled
Among the sandy beaches, nature trails and camping sites, Windsor Beach at Lake Havasu State Park also contains artifacts of great archaeological importance — or so says a former Arizona State Parks and Trails compliance watchdog.
Oct. 25, 2018
Law Professors, Activists Push For Supreme Court Reform
The recent Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings — and his subsequent elevation to the high court — have led a number of law professors and progressive activists to suggest reforms to the court itself.
Oct. 25, 2018
New Analysis Of Claims Both Pro And Con On Prop 127
Proposition 127 is shaping up to be among the most expensive ballot measures in Arizona history, if not the most expensive. The Grand Canyon Institute took a look at the various research studies done on behalf of both sides of the measure.
Oct. 25, 2018
Democrats Take Up
When Bernie Sanders started talking "Medicare for All" during his 2016 presidential campaign, it seemed like a far-flung idea. But a new poll from National Nurses United shows that more than half of Democratic candidates in this year’s election support the idea.
Oct. 25, 2018
Grand Canyon Employees Respond To Latest Leadership Shakeup At Park
The superintendent at Grand Canyon National Park has been reassigned, while the federal government conducts an investigation. The nature of the allegations has not been disclosed.
Oct. 25, 2018

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