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Doctors Concerned About An Insulin Shortage
Cases of Type-2 diabetes around the world are increasing — and that has researchers and medical professionals concerned about the supply of insulin.
Jan. 31, 2019
Don Shooter Suing For Unspecified Damages
Former state legislator Don Shooter has filed a lawsuit claiming his rights were violated. He’s seeking unspecified damages in a lawsuit alleging then-House Speaker J.D. Mesnard and Gov. Doug Ducey’s former Chief of Staff Kirk Adams conspired against him.
Jan. 31, 2019
During ASU Visit, Schultz Defends Presidential Bid
Arizona is already getting a taste of the 2020 presidential race. On Wednesday, Starbucks founder Howard Schultz visited Arizona State University to discuss his new book and why he may run for president.
Jan. 31, 2019
Could Arizona Ratify The Equal Rights Amendment?
The text of the Equal Rights Amendment is just 24 words long and it would add to the U.S. Constitution just one thing: Equal rights under the law regardless of sex.
Jan. 31, 2019
Arizona Senator Authors Bill To Track State
More U.S. moms die in or soon after childbirth than any other place in the developed world.
Jan. 31, 2019
Podcast Playlist: Podcasts That Bridge The Political Divide
On the podcast, Hidden Brain, scientist John Hibbing looks into the psychological differences between a liberal and a conservative.
Jan. 31, 2019
Deadline Reached For Drought Plan, Debate Continues
Jan. 31 is the deadline set by the Bureau of Land Management to finalize a state Drought Contingency Plan (DCP.) And Gov. Doug Ducey has firmed up that message with Twitter reminders.
Jan. 31, 2019
Bill Would  End Local Landlord Regulations
A bill that would move oversight of rental agreements from the local to the state-level is being debated at the Arizona Legislature Thursday.
Jan. 31, 2019
Longtime State-Run Care Facility Will Close After Last Resident Dies
Last week, a man was arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 29-year-old woman at a Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix. But the story of how Arizona cares for its most vulnerable is hardly over.
The Under-Reported Reality Of Sex Abuse In Vulnerable Populations →
Jan. 31, 2019
Bill Allows More Time To Sue Child Sexual Abusers
Arizona lawmakers want to give child sex abuse victims more time to sue their attackers. The Senate bill would provide a seven-year window to bring a civil claim to court.
Jan. 31, 2019
Guadalupe Celebrates New Firetruck Purchased With Aid From Indian Communities
The town of Guadalupe is celebrating a much-needed addition to its public safety fleet. The purchase of a new firetruck was made possible with financial support from the Ak-Chin Indian Community and the Tohono O’odom Nation.
Jan. 30, 2019
Disability Advocacy Group Releases Recommendations Regarding Sex Abuse
News that a woman with severe disabilities was raped and later gave birth to a baby boy stunned the community and disability advocates, but sexual abuse in vulnerable populations is not unusual.
Jan. 30, 2019
Lawmakers Close To Approving DCP With $29M Price Tag
State lawmakers move Arizona's drought contingency plan to the full House floor for a vote.
Jan. 30, 2019
Sky Harbor Airport Sets Passenger Record
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport reached a new milestone last year. The airport’s Greg Roybal said 44,943,686 travelers passed through Sky Harbor. That’s 939,846 more than the previous record of 44,003,840 set in 2015.
Jan. 30, 2019
UA’s Law School Seeks More Partnerships In Mexico
A protracted fight over President Trump’s push for a border wall has raised political tensions with Mexico. But some U.S. institutions are still betting on partnerships with their southern neighbor — including one Arizona school that wants to keep training Mexican diplomats.
Jan. 30, 2019
Processing Delays Reach Crisis Levels At Immigration
A coalition of immigration lawyers says processing delays have reached crisis levels at the federal agency that handles applications for things like visas, green cards and citizenship. The agency says longer waits are often due to a large wave of applications.
Jan. 30, 2019
GAO: Interior Department Needs To Help Tribes
A federal watchdog group has found the Interior Department needs to help tribes wade through bureaucratic red tape so they can provide social services and build homes, roads and businesses in a more timely manner.
Jan. 30, 2019
Study Finds Overdose-Related Heart Attacks Rose
A statewide study of cardiac arrests that occurred away from hospitals has revealed a significant uptick in overdose-related cases.
Jan. 30, 2019
Yuma Sheriff: Border Wall Has Become A Distraction
Congressional leaders have until Feb. 15 to strike a deal on border security, a task that has been debated — and has failed — in Washington for decades. But all of the focus on a wall has become a distraction, according to Yuma County Sheriff Leon Wilmot.
Jan. 30, 2019
Arizona Company A Leader In Fintech
Even after the Great Recession, legacy banks have continued to dominate. That’s where the concept of fintech comes in — moving the financial services industry in a new direction, one that could combine the best technology with customer wants and needs.
Jan. 30, 2019

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