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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
David Cook Gets 24 Hours In Jail For Drunken Driving
Arizona legislator David Cook will be spending a day in unfamiliar surroundings following a guilty plea in court Friday. The plea comes following his arrest in December.
Mar. 8, 2019
Arizona Now Oversees Hacienda HealthCare Facility
The Arizona Department of Health Services and Hacienda HealthCare entered into a voluntary agreement allowing state regulators to watch over the facility, which houses patients who are intellectually disabled or are medically fragile.
Mar. 8, 2019
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To talk about Arizona's progress towards a texting and driving ban, the Phoenix mayor’s race in the home stretch and more, public policy consultant Chris Herstam and editor-in-chief of Ricochet.com Jon Gabriel joined The Show.
Mar. 8, 2019
Proposed
The Tucson area's newest freeway, nicknamed the Sonoran Corridor, is years away from reality. But state officials want to give residents a chance to comment on exactly where it might end up.
Mar. 8, 2019
AZ Residents Accused Of Selling Fake Indian Jewelry
A father and daughter from Peoria and a Scottsdale business owner are accused of international fraud and money laundering. The charges involve fraudulently selling imported jewelry as authentic Native American-made items.
Mar. 8, 2019
Valley Sees Big Year-Over-Year Rent Increase
The Valley saw its biggest ever year-over-year increase in asking rents for apartments in the fourth quarter of 2018. Vacancy rates also dropped.
Mar. 8, 2019
"Welcome to Night Vale" began in 2012 when a pair of friends decided they wanted to tell stories that their friends would enjoy. And their creation attracted a passionate following as podcast listeners became determined to learn as much as they could about the not-quite normal desert town.
Mar. 8, 2019
Will Weekend Bring Another Wave Of Migrant Family Drop-Offs At Greyhound Station?
Some Phoenix-area churches and activists face the prospect of scrambling to help migrant families in need of food and shelter, should federal authorities again drop them them off at the Greyhound bus station.
Mar. 8, 2019
NTEC Still Working To Purchase Navajo Generating Station
The Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona has been a significant source of employment and wealth for nearby communities and the Navajo Nation. But a rapidly-approaching deadline that could lead to the plant’s closure has upped the urgency and, arguably, the tension, over its future.
Mar. 8, 2019
Art Museum Gives Modern Artist Her Due Long After Death
A new exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum, open to members on Friday, is giving one modern artist her due, long after her death.
Mar. 8, 2019
Is The DHS Keeping A Database Of Journalists?
A supposed whistleblower inside the Department of Homeland Security leaked screenshots of a secret database labeled, “San Diego Sector,” to reporters at NBC-7 in San Diego. In it, the personal information for journalists, attorneys and social media influencers are posted in mugshot form.
Mar. 8, 2019
Rosemont Copper Mine Could Move Forward As EPA Steps Aside
The battle over whether to begin construction on the Rosemont Copper Mine in southern Arizona is still going strong, but it took a very different twist recently. The Environmental Protection Agency had been opposed to the project for more than six years.
Mar. 8, 2019
House May Move Boundary Between Santa Cruz County, Cochise County
The Arizona House of Representatives took the first steps Thursday to possibly move the boundary between Santa Cruz County and Cochise County.
Mar. 8, 2019
Arizona House Bill Puts Some Limits On Short-Term Rentals
Arizona lawmakers in the House advanced a bill Thursday that would prohibit property owners from renting out houses for special events like concerts or banquets.
Mar. 8, 2019
Does It Matter That Mark Kelly Is Rejecting Corporate PAC Money?
In his campaign for the U.S. Senate, former astronaut Mark Kelly has promised not to take campaign contributions from corporate political action committees, also known as corporate PACs — although it may not matter much.
Arizona U.S. Senate Candidate Mark Kelly Holds First Phoenix Rally
Mar. 7, 2019
Report: MCCCD Repeal Of Policies Politically Motivated
A decision last year to change the way the Maricopa Community College District negotiated with its faculty was politically motivated, according to a report released Thursday from the American Association of University Professors.
Mar. 7, 2019
Investigative Report: Prediabetes A ‘Dubious Diagnosis’
Prediabetes affects one in three Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But an investigative report in the journal "Science" says the diagnosis is misleading, expensive and potentially dangerous.
Mar. 7, 2019

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