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9th Circuit Appoints Special Counsel To Defend Joe Arpaio Ruling
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will appoint a special counsel to defend a district court ruling that left former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s criminal contempt conviction in place.
Apr. 17, 2018
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Have you ever wondered why dogs only sweat through their feet? Or why cacti have spines instead of leaves? There’s a website that can answer your questions.
Apr. 17, 2018
Administration Changes Course On Organic Labeling
Early last year, the Obama Administration put forward something called the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule. It specified the kinds of practices organic egg and meat producers would have to follow to be considered organic. The Trump Administration recently withdrew that rule.
Apr. 17, 2018
Research Focuses On How To Help Adults With Autism
Roughly one out of every 68 kids is on the autism spectrum, and there’s a lot of research into how they learn and what interventions work the best to make that happen. But Megan Farley has been looking at a slightly older population: 22 to 51-year-olds.
Apr. 17, 2018
Apartment Project Gives Adults With Autism Independence
Later this year, the Valley will open its first project devoted to giving adults with autism a place to live in a semi-independent way and help them make that vital transition.
Apr. 17, 2018
Supreme Court Shoots Down Vague Provision In Immigration Law
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision this morning, knocking down a vague provision in immigration law, making it harder to deport immigrants convicted of certain crimes.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona School Boards Association Supports Ducey Teacher Pay Plan
Arizona teachers started voting today whether to authorize a strike over low pay and other issues. Last week, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a proposal to give teachers a 20 percent pay raise over a couple of years.
Apr. 17, 2018
Phoenix City Manager: City Has Nearly $3 Million Surplus
Phoenix has a nearly $3 million surplus on its roughly $4 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, according to City Manager Ed Zuercher. Compare that to last year when the city projected a multi-million dollar shortfall.
Apr. 17, 2018
Stringent Fire Restrictions Coming To Gila County
Recent warm and windy conditions are bringing an early start to stricter fire restrictions beginning Wednesday in the eastern part of the Arizona.
Apr. 17, 2018
Water On Moon More Widespread Than Previously Thought
Water on the moon appears to be more spread out along its surface rather than concentrated at the poles as previously thought.
Apr. 17, 2018
PBS Frontline Will Air An Episode On Senator John McCain
McCain has been one of President Trump’s favorite targets, first because McCain wasn’t shy about criticizing Trump during the 2016 campaign, and then because the senator eliminated Trump’s hopes of repealing the Affordable Care Act with a simple thumbs-down.
Apr. 17, 2018
Former Arizona Attorneys General Back Phoenix Disclosure Push
Two former Arizona attorneys general are backing a plan by some Phoenix leaders to buck a new state law scheduled to kick in this summer. It would prevent cities from requiring certain groups to reveal campaign contributions in local elections.
Apr. 17, 2018
How Does Social Media Activism Affect The Bottom Line?
Fox News Host Laura Ingraham returned to her show last week, but the number of companies pulling their ad dollars from her program continues.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizonans Sickened Due To Tainted Lettuce
The Arizona Department of Health Services confirmed three Arizonans have been sickened with E. coli. due to tainted romaine lettuce.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona Department Of Agriculture Helps Streamline Cattle Export Process At Border
Arizona state veterinarian Peter Mundschenk worked with his counterparts in Mexico and the USDA to help streamline the process.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona Legislature Considers Funding Changes To Kidscare
A bill being considered in the current legislative session could cause some changes to Arizona's KidsCare program that depends on whether federal funding drops.
Apr. 17, 2018
Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter Plans To Sue Arizona
Former State Rep. Don Shooter has filed a $1.3 million notice of claim against the state, a precursor to a lawsuit.
Apr. 17, 2018
Sen. Flake Requests Passage Of DACA Bill For Third Time
U.S. Senator Jeff Flake returned to the floor Tuesday requesting passage of his temporary solution for DACA recipients facing potential deportation.
Apr. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Opioid Shortage Spells Trouble For Hospitals
A diminishing supply of opioid drugs for hospital use is forcing physicians to improvise and potentially puts patients at additional risk.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona Teachers Voting This Week On Whether To Call A Strike
Grassroots group Arizona Educators United is calling the vote after Gov. Doug Ducey reacted to strike threats by announcing a plan for teacher pay raises. Teachers are filling out paper ballots through Thursday. The tally will go to group leadership and a decision will be made Friday.
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Apr. 17, 2018

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