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On Sunday, an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 passengers on board. Both this crash, and a Lion Air crash in Indonesia six months ago that killed 189 passengers, occurred on Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes.
Mar. 11, 2019
Special Election For Phoenix Mayor, Council
Voters will choose a new mayor and possibly two new council members. The runoff election for mayor is between Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela. The winner will serve the remainder of Greg Stanton’s term.
Mar. 11, 2019
Arizona House Education Committee Passes Financial Literacy Bill
The Arizona House Education committee has passed a bill that would require a personal financial literacy component for students taking economics classes in high school.
Mar. 11, 2019
AHCCCS: Programming Error May Have Compromised Personal Information
The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS, said more than 3,000 individuals who receive Medicaid coverage may have had some personal information compromised.
Mar. 11, 2019
The Quiz Show: Arizona Trivia
And now it’s time for the Quiz Show! Our randomly selected winners this week were Eric Lewis and Alli Evans. Leszek played on behalf of Eric, and Paige played on behalf of Alli.
Mar. 11, 2019
Pew: Most Say Race Should Not Be Factor In College Admissions
Most Americans do not think colleges and universities should consider an applicant’s race when determining whether or not they accept that applicant into the school. These results arrive against the backdrop of a legal case in Boston over the role race plays in admissions policies at Harvard.
Mar. 11, 2019
Public Lands Bill Spells Development For La Paz County
Last month, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate and Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives agreed on one thing — a massive public lands bill.
Mar. 11, 2019
200 New Trees To Be Planted Along Light Rail Lines
Those empty tree wells along Phoenix's light rail lines will soon have a new sapling to hold. The Public Transit Department will fill the wells and replace some of the damaged palo verde and mesquite trees up and down the light rail system with a heartier pistache tree.
Mar. 11, 2019
Coverage Expansion Considered For Telemedicine
A bill in the Arizona Legislature would expand coverage, requiring companies to insure telemedicine like it does for in-person coverage.
Mar. 11, 2019
Arizona Business Pioneer Karl Eller Dies At 90
Karl Eller, well-known Arizona businessman and the namesake of the University of Arizona's business school, died at his Phoenix home on Saturday. He was 90.
Mar. 11, 2019
Dolphinaris Arizona Won
Dolphinaris Arizona, the dolphin attraction located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Reservation that shuttered after the deaths of four dolphins in its first two years of operation, is officially not reopening.
Mar. 11, 2019
Tiny Desert Concert: Savannah King
The idea of the itinerant bard is often romanticized in film and fiction, moving from town to town and singing for their supper. That’s the life singer-songwriter Savannah King chose when she gave up a rooted existence for one on the open road.
Mar. 11, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Brexit Approaches
The Brexit clock is ticking — the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union later this month. And, this week, the UK Parliament will take a key step in determining how that actually happens.
Mar. 11, 2019
Boas On Arizona Vaccine Bills
A trio of bills in the Arizona legislature could — if passed and then signed by the governor — make it easier for residents to opt out of vaccinations for their kids.
Mar. 11, 2019
Little Movement Seen On Tax Conformity Impasse At Arizona Capitol
After a busy week last week, lawmakers came back to the Arizona Capitol on Monday to get back to work in committee and on the floor — and there appears to be a real impasse between Gov. Doug Ducey and Republicans in the Legislature over tax conformity.
Mar. 11, 2019
The Takeaway: Trump Rescinds Drone Strike Transparency Order
President Trump rolled back a policy having to do with how the U.S. reports the number of people killed in drone strikes outside of designated combat zones. Rescinding the measure lets the CIA carry out strikes in secret, without publishing how many people were killed and how many were civilians.
Mar. 11, 2019
The Takeaway: J.P. Morgan Chase Cuts Ties With Private Prisons Over Public Pressure
Private prisons currently house roughly 75 percent of the country’s immigrant detainees. And in recent years, entities supporting the private prison industry have been feeling the pressure of increasing public scrutiny.
Mar. 11, 2019
Shooting At Hacienda Facility Where Rape Occurred
Police say a shooting has occurred outside a long-term care facility in Phoenix where an incapacitated woman was raped last year. Hacienda HealthCare officials said in a statement the suspect is an employee's ex-spouse who showed up armed around 5:30 a.m.
Mar. 11, 2019
Is Venezuela An Apple Of Discord Between Mexico, U.S.?
The U.S. and Mexico have become the promised land for many Venezuelans escaping from their current government. But when the political and humanitarian crisis escalated in the South American nation, Mexico and the U.S. faced each other with different diplomatic approaches.
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Mar. 11, 2019
6 Common Questions About AZ Driver
Why does Arizona have the longest license renewal period in the country? And what are the impacts? Many people have asked about Arizona driver’s licenses through our Q&AZ project — so we decided to tackle them all.
Mar. 11, 2019

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