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Arizona Education Department Fixes Navajo Scholarship Confusion
Six families on the Navajo Nation recently received alarming bills from the Arizona Department of Education. But state lawmakers have come together to find a solution.
May 22, 2019
House Committee Debates Latest Version Of The DREAM Act
The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee aimed to push forward Wednesday with the latest version of the so-called DREAM Act, after the White House recently unveiled an immigration proposal that does not address young people brought here illegally as children.
May 22, 2019
Mesa Mom: Getting Help For Postpartum Saved My Life
Postpartum depression is the most common complication of childbirth. Alex Lyons, a mother of two and hospice nurse in Mesa, says reaching out to a perinatal mental health therapist "saved my life."
May 22, 2019
Ken Cuccinelli Expected To Be Trumps Point Man On Immigration
Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who is popular with conservative evangelicals, is expected to take a senior role with the Department of Homeland Security.
May 22, 2019
Navajo May Acquire Copy Of 1868 Treaty
The Navajo Nation may be the first tribe in the country to obtain a copy of its original treaty with the federal government. The donation awaits approval from the Navajo Council.
May 22, 2019
Health Care Leader Sees Wins, Losses In Proposed Arizona Budget
Ann-Marie Alameddin, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, joined The Show to talk about how the budget handles health care concerns.
May 22, 2019
Scottsdale Approves Submitting Flight Noise Complaints To FAA
Scottsdale residents are dealing with noise issues from Sky Harbor Airport. And on Tuesday night, the Scottsdale City Council unanimously authorized the mayor to submit comments and recommendations to the FAA.
May 22, 2019
Teacher: Budget Wont Stop AZ Classrooms Bleeding To Death
Despite the closer split between Democrats and Republicans in the Arizona Legislature, budget numbers indicate that K-12 funding isn't the priority many educators had hoped.
May 22, 2019
New State Budget Uncertain As Arizona Senators Hold Out
Republican legislative leaders introduced a nearly $12 billion budget plan Tuesday, but plan’s future is uncertain. Several Senate Republicans say they will not vote for it in its current form.
May 22, 2019
AHCCCS Considers More Drug Options For Opioid Addiction
On Thursday, a state panel will hear testimony on whether to consider adding more medications to the Preferred Drug List for Medicaid patients who are addicted to opioids.
May 22, 2019
How Arizona Could Become Top 2020 Battleground State
Is Arizona shaping up to be a political battleground in next year’s elections?
May 22, 2019
Phoenix Suns Introduce New Coach Monty Williams
The Phoenix Suns introduced their fifth head coach in as many seasons Tuesday, officially welcoming Monty Williams to the NBA team.
May 22, 2019
Repeat Offender Bill Is Legislatures Last Criminal Justice Reform Effort
Rep. Ben Toma’s criminal justice reform bill would ensure that people can’t be sentenced as a "repeat offender" unless they have actually been previously convicted of a crime.
May 22, 2019
Moonlight Magic
Moonlight Magic is a lounge exotica band that sounds like they stepped off the stage of a 1960s tropical bar, and they look the part too.
May 22, 2019
Legal Opinion May Affect Executions In 3 States
A legal opinion made public earlier this month could affect the number of executions certain states can carry out.
May 22, 2019
Political Outsiders Lead Phoenix City Council Races
Phoenix could soon have two new council members. The city clerk's office is still counting ballots from the runoff election for seats in Districts 5 and 8. The margins in both districts are pretty different, just like the candidates.
May 22, 2019
Arizona Lawmaker Wants $32 Vehicle Registration Fee Dropped
One controversial portion of the Arizona GOP budget proposal would repeal a $32 vehicle registration fee over five years. Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita said she won’t vote for the budget unless the fee is dropped entirely.
May 22, 2019
Report: Nearly 60% Of Military Families Have Maintenance Issues With Private Military Housing
Nearly 60 percent of the more than 16,000 military families nationwide described difficulties with maintenance issues while living in private military housing. That’s according to a new report by the Military Family Advisory Network, which represents military families.
May 22, 2019
Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Protest At Arizona Capitol
About 200 women — and some men — gathered outside the capitol Tuesday in support and protest of recent abortion restrictions enacted in Alabama and seven other states.
May 22, 2019
Phoenix Still Counting Ballots In Council Races
The Phoenix City Clerk’s Office is still counting ballots from Tuesday’s runoff election for seats in Districts 5 and 8. The margins in both districts are pretty different — just like the candidates.
May 22, 2019

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