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
Biologist: Outlook Grim For Endangered Porpoise
Biologist Jorge Urban said last week that there could be fewer than 22 vaquita marina porpoises left in the Sea of Cortez. That’s down from about 30 recorded two years ago. He also said that unless new actions are taken, the vaquita marina could be extinct in a matter of months.
Mar. 11, 2019
What Do Home Buyers Want? Survey Says Laundry Rooms
Laundry rooms - yes, laundry rooms- top the list of most wanted home features, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Mar. 11, 2019
Hate Your Commute? Tell Valley Officials
The Maricopa Association of Governments wants to hear your opinion about transportation priorities. Information from MAG’s online survey will be used to plan projects — and a sales tax pitch.
Mar. 11, 2019
ADOT Launches Updated 511 Service
The Arizona Department of Transportation has launched an updated version of its 511 travel information system. Updates include customizable interface and real time weather radars.
Mar. 10, 2019
Argosy University To Close, Including Phoenix Campus
Argosy University, a for-profit college with a campus in Phoenix, announced Friday its shutting down due to financial reasons. The closure of its Phoenix campus would affect about 450 students.
Mar. 10, 2019
Jaguar Attacks Woman Trying To Take Photo At AZ Zoo
Authorities say a jaguar attacked a woman who crossed a barrier while trying to take a photo Saturday at a wildlife park near Litchfield Park. Wildlife World Zoo authorities say emergency responders took the woman, who is in her 30s, to a hospital to treat cuts on one of her arms and hand.
Mar. 10, 2019
Measles, Mumps Cases Confirmed In Arizona
The Arizona Department of Health Services and the Pima County Health Department confirmed a case of measles in a 12-month-old baby, while the Cochise County Health Department is confirming a case of mumps in school-aged child.
Mar. 9, 2019
Some Migrants Turned Away From Greyhound Stations
A volunteer helping newly released migrants taken to the Phoenix Greyhound bus station says some migrants were turned away Friday morning because the station’s manager capped how long people can wait inside the terminal.
Mar. 8, 2019