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McCain, Flake Sign On For Fossil Creek Road Improvements
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake have signed off on the Pine-Strawberry Fire District’s request to update Fossil Creek’s roads. Fossil Creek is a popular recreation area in Yavapai County, north of the Valley.
Nov. 3, 2017
Leafy Green Vegetables: A Multibillion-Dollar Industry In Arizona
A recent report released by The University of Arizona looked at the importance of leafy green production as a major contributor to agribusiness sales in the state.
Nov. 3, 2017
Arizona Democrats Divided Over House CHIP Bill
A bipartisan mix of Arizona’s U.S. House members has voted to restore funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Nov. 3, 2017
Caregivers Need Respite Care To Attend Caregiving Symposium
For many, caregiving is a fulltime job, which means a person has to find someone to watch their loved one if they leave the house. So when Duet, a local, non-profit hosted its annual family caregiver symposium on Thursday, they had to make sure caregivers could actually attend.
Nov. 3, 2017
Nonprofit Caregiver Organization Hosts Family Caregiver Symposium
In Arizona, there are roughly 325,000 caregivers, providing more than $370 million in unpaid care, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Many of these caregivers had to learn on the job, making them experts in a way.
Nov. 3, 2017
Mesa PD Requests Grant Approval For DNA Backlog
Police Chief Ramon Batista is requesting the city council approve a grant from the Department of Justice for $150,000.
Nov. 3, 2017
Border Wall Prototypes Remind Expert Of Border Walls Worldwide
Six companies have built eight prototypes for a border wall near San Diego. The wall was, of course, one of President Donald Trump’s signature pledges on the campaign trail.
Nov. 3, 2017
How CHIP The Reauthorization Became A Battle Over The ACA
Friday morning the House passed a reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP, which insures more than 8 million low-income children. But it probably won’t make it into law.
Nov. 3, 2017
Report: Arizona Agribusiness Accounts For More Than $23 Billion In Economic Impact
Agriculture is a major part of the state’s economy, and this morning, economists are putting a specific number on it.
Nov. 3, 2017
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It’s time for our Friday Newscap segment.
Nov. 3, 2017
State Of The City: Tempe Businesses
On Friday, Tempe business and government leaders took a minute to reflect on the city’s accomplishments and what’s on the horizon.
Nov. 3, 2017
The Pulse: One Woman’s Midlife Career Change
Growing up, Regan Causey Tuder heard something that a lot of young women hear.
Nov. 3, 2017
Women Also Know Stuff: UA Professor, Website Founder To Speak In Phoenix
If you were paying close attention during the 2016 election cycle and watching the national networks or listening to radio coverage, the pundits and former politicians you were seeing and hearing tended to lean heavily toward men.
Nov. 3, 2017
The Takeaway: Another Trump Nominee Tanked By The Russia Investigation
President Trump’s pick to head the Department of Agriculture, Sam Clovis, withdrew his nomination on Wednesday, after being linked to Robert Mueller’s ongoing Russia investigation
Nov. 3, 2017
Ducey Wants More Help For Arizona Kids With Vision, Hearing Disabilities
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he has a plan to help students with vision and hearing disabilities get a jump start on their reading skills.
Nov. 3, 2017
Breaking Down The Basics Of School Bonds And Overrides In Arizona
As election day gets closer, many school districts have their fingers crossed that area voters will say yes to a variety of local property tax initiatives next Tuesday. Those initiatives typically take the form of a bond or an override to give schools extra funding for a variety of things.
Nov. 3, 2017
How Are Residents Impacted When Communities Shift?
As we’ve looked at the shifting landscape of the post-Recession Valley in our “New Neighbors” project a lot of what we’ve heard has focused around the question of displacement. As prices go up are people being pushed out? Are we sacrificing diversity in the name of development? In short, are we gentrifying?
Nov. 3, 2017
As Cities Centralize, Are The Suburbs Dying?
Throughout our “New Neighbors” series on the ways in which communities are shifting in the Valley, we’ve taken a look at many of the areas that have changed most in the years since the recession hit.
Nov. 3, 2017
UA Researchers Seek More Targeted Path to Fighting Pain
Researchers are developing a class of painkillers that could offer an alternative to opioids, or at least way to taper down their dosage.
Nov. 2, 2017
Judge Dismisses Case Against Charter Schools Accused Of Teaching Religion
A district court judge dismissed a lawsuit against Mesa-based charter school Heritage Academy, but the plaintiff’s attorney says the legal battle isn’t over yet.
Nov. 2, 2017

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