Will Arizona get any of the over 77K doses of infant RSV vaccine?
On Thursday, the CDC announced the release of more than 77,000 additional doses of a vaccine to protect infants against RSV, which is the leading cause of infant hospitalization.
Nov. 17, 2023
UA president faces harsh complaints over shortfall
University of Arizona President Robert Robbins highlighted enrollment growth, retention, and diversity within this year’s student class.
Nov. 16, 2023
2nd mistrial declared on 84 counts against founder
It marked the second time a mistrial has been declared in the case against Michael Lacey. U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa in Phoenix declared the mistrial after jurors deliberated for six days.
Nov. 16, 2023
Republicans accuse Fontes of scheming against them over prospective political party
The Arizona Republican Party accused Democratic Secretary of State Adrian Fontes of scheming against them while he reviews the new “Patriot Party,” which could siphon votes away the GOP.
More Arizona politics news
Nov. 16, 2023
Threat to health from climate change worsening, says global report
The eighth annual report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change has been released ahead of the upcoming UN Climate Change conference in Dubai. The authors say all indicators are pointing in the wrong direction.
Nov. 16, 2023
2 plans to add teachers on AZ health insurance plan
Republican Rep. Matt Gress says he is looking into creating a bill that could allow school districts to join the state’s large health insurance pool to lower costs for teachers. But Gov. Katie Hobbs thinks her administration can accomplish the same goal administratively, without going through the Legislature.
Nov. 16, 2023
2 affordable housing projects planned with $10M boost from county
$5 million will pay to convert a north Phoenix hotel into affordable rental housing for adults over 55 who are exiting homelessness. The other $5 million will help construct new apartments near downtown for low-income families.
Nov. 16, 2023
GCU president vows to appeal ridiculous federal fine
The nation's largest Christian university says it's fighting a $37.7 million fine brought by the federal government over allegations that it lied to students about the cost of its programs.
Nov. 16, 2023
Sky Harbor is nation’s top big airport, Wall Street Journal says
Reliability, value and convenience accounted for half of an airport’s overall score. Mayor Kate Gallego said Sky Harbor was recognized for having some of the fewest cancellations as well as short taxi-out times.
More Arizona transportation news
Nov. 16, 2023
AZ Democrats react to Republican teacher pay plan
Republican lawmakers have a new plan to give teachers a $4,000 raise, but Democratic officials have reservations. Christian Slater, a spokesman for Gov. Katie Hobbs, said the governor supports investing in teachers but called the Republican plan “half-baked.”
Nov. 16, 2023
Major studies suggest delayed cord clamping could save preemie lives
Increasingly, childbirth experts endorse waiting a minute or two before clamping umbilical cords. But other complications make that timing less clear in premature births. Now, strong evidence published in the Lancet suggests delayed clamping among preemies can greatly reduce deaths.
Nov. 16, 2023
Gen Z is moving away from traditional religion, but that doesnt mean they arent spiritual
Recent surveys have shown younger Americans say they’re less religiously affiliated than previous generations. Last year, the Public Religion Research Institute, or PRRI, found nearly 40% of Americans between the ages of 18-29 were religiously unaffiliated.
Nov. 16, 2023
What keeps this fashion curator in Phoenix
We're back with a new series called Staying Power, that looks at people who have made Arizona their home. And we continue it with a conversation with Dennita Sewell, a fashion curator whose journey to living Phoenix started out rocky.
Nov. 16, 2023
This expert thinks Phoenix gas prices will continue to drop
The Show spoke with Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, about gas prices in Arizona.
Nov. 16, 2023
A judge is hearing arguments over fate of 2 AZ laws on voter registration
One of the laws required voters to provide proof of citizenship when registering to vote using the federal form. The other required county recorders to remove voters from the rolls if there was reason to believe they’re not a citizen, among other things.
Nov. 16, 2023
Hobbs orders state agencies to conduct a child care needs study
Gov. Katie Hobbs has ordered state agencies to conduct a "child care needs study" to assess gaps across the state, with a focus on the semiconductor industry.
Nov. 16, 2023
This cloudy weather wont bring much rainfall to Arizona
The National Weather Service said any rain from the system probably won’t be more than a tenth of an inch. At Sky Harbor Airport on Thursday morning, 0.06 of an inch of rain was recorded, which NWS said is the first measurable rainfall since Sept. 12.
Nov. 16, 2023
National Climate Assessment is bad news for snow, groundwater
The fifth National Climate Assessment shows how human-caused climate change will continue to shrink the Colorado River. The report says annual snow totals will decrease 24% by the year 2050. It also warns that the nation’s groundwater is at risk.
Nov. 16, 2023
Tucson is getting federal funding to help treat PFAS contamination
Tucson’s water supply is partially reliant on the massive underground aquifer below it. But that aquifer has been under threat because of various contaminants that have seeped in. Now the city is getting federal funding to help.
Nov. 16, 2023
Lawyers insist Nikola founder shouldnt face prison time for fraud
Lawyers for the founder of Arizona-based truckmaker Nikola Corp. say he should not face incarceration because his fraud conviction is nothing like the fraud that landed Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in prison.
Nov. 16, 2023