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DuVal Discusses Working Behind The Scenes
Fred Duval, meanwhile, is the Democratic frontrunner for the 2014 gubernatorial race. Duval has been behind the scenes as an advisor to Bruce Babbitt, former Arizona governor and interior secretary.
Dec. 11, 2013
New Report Gives Medicaid Expansion Predictions
In the early summer, one issue led to the most eventful Arizona legislative session in years, Medicaid expansion.
Dec. 11, 2013
Former Phoenix Police Officer Pleads Guilty
A former Phoenix police officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a deal that will spare him another trial.
Dec. 11, 2013
Survey: Majority Of San Diego Latinos Feel Some Discrimination
San Diego celebrates its Hispanic roots through food, music and tourist attractions like Old Town, the city’s original settlement when this was still Mexico. But a recent survey commissioned by KPBS and San Diego Magazine finds that the people who gave us this cultural legacy face discrimination today.
Dec. 11, 2013
Toddler Abandoned Near New Mexico Border
Police in Southern New Mexico are searching for the family of a boy, estimated to be about two years old, abandoned near the border this weekend.
Dec. 11, 2013
Federal Coal Regulations On Trial
The coal industry, along with some states, is suing the federal government over costly pollution cutting regulations. Environmentalists and public health groups said Tuesday in a federal appeals court the health benefits are worth it.
Dec. 11, 2013
Brewer Weighing Split Of CPS From DES
Gov. Jan Brewer is considering whether to split Child Protective Services off from the Department of Economic Security, and name an agency head who reports directly to her.
Dec. 11, 2013
Private Donations For Border Fence Still Sitting In Fund
There are still no solutions on what to do with the money raised by a fund that was supposed to build a fence on private property along the Arizona border.
Dec. 11, 2013
Lawmaker Wants Warrants For NSA Cooperation
A first-term Arizona lawmaker is moving to clip the wings of the National Security Agency, at least in this state.
Dec. 11, 2013
Community College IT Breach Could Cost Up To $14 Million
The Maricopa County Community College District board on Tuesday night approved spending up to another $600,000 to repair a security breach in its technology system. The cost of fixing the problem and providing assistance to potential victims could go as high as $14 million. Millions of students, employees and vendors are being notified.
Dec. 11, 2013
New Regulations Could Follow Hep C Exposure
Hospitals, state lawmakers and federal officials across the country are working to fix problems revealed by the prosecution of a medical technician convicted last week in New Hampshire.
Dec. 10, 2013
Amid Border Trade Worries, U.S. Lawmakers Eyeing Mexican Energy Reforms
Members of the U.S. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere met with experts Monday to look at how United States can improve trade with Mexico. They also heard from American businesses on the border who say long waits are slowing economic growth.
Dec. 10, 2013
Leah Landrum-Taylor Is First To Enter Democratic Primary For Secretary Of State
Democratic State Senator Leah Landrum-Taylor is running for Secretary of State.
Dec. 10, 2013
Report: Medicaid Expansion Will Add 1.1 Million People To Program
A new report claims Governor Brewer’s decision to expand Medicaid, using funds from the Affordable Care Act, will sharply increase the number of people in the program.
Dec. 10, 2013
Courts Debate State Ban On Abortions At 20 Weeks
Supporters of abortion rights urged the United States Supreme Court on Monday to block a state ban on the procedure at 20 weeks.
Dec. 10, 2013
 Albuquerque Artist
When photographer Wes Naman invited friends to pose for a series of what was meant to be goofy portraits, neither he nor his models had any idea the images would end up reaching millions of people across the globe.
Dec. 10, 2013
 Ray Charles On Singing True
"If somebody don’t like something that I do, that’s his or her prerogative. Just like it’s mine." Interview by Joe Smith, 1987.
Dec. 10, 2013
Arizona Finds Problems In More CPS Cases
A review by Arizona child welfare officials of a second batch of ignored child abuse and neglect reports has found 1,800 additional cases that were serious enough to warrant a full investigation, The Associated Press has learned.
Dec. 9, 2013
Arizona Spending Fraction Of Tobacco Money On Anti-Smoking Programs
Arizona is not spending enough money to prevent children from smoking, according to a report released Monday by a national anti-smoking organization.
Dec. 9, 2013
Forest Officials: Hunters, Campers Can Leave Trailers
Supervisors of two northern Arizona national forests have a new message for hunters and other campers.
Dec. 9, 2013

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