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Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko says a ban on abortions nationwide is unlikely — for now
As Senate Democrats in Washington, D.C., vow to hold a doomed vote to enshrine abortion rights into law, Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko says a nationwide ban abortions is unlikely — at least for now.
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May 9, 2022
Ruling: Biggs, Finchem  and Gosar can stay on ballot
The Arizona Supreme Court said three people allegedly involved in the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol can be on the 2022 ballot.
May 9, 2022
San Rafael Fire spreads in grasslands near Patagonia
A fire is raging at the southern border southeast of Patagonia. The Rafael Fire has burned more than 10,000 acres since it began Saturday.
May 9, 2022
Birds help scientists understand Parkinsons symptom
While Parkinson’s disease is most known for its motor related symptoms such as tremors, it also impacts people’s voices. Research from the University of Arizona suggests a specific gene may be related to it.
May 9, 2022
Another boat launch is closing at Lake Mead
The Park Service has already closed a number of ramps on Lake Mead and recently announced that it will close Echo Bay launch ramp starting Wednesday.
May 9, 2022
AZ libraries offer literacy workshops for non-parental caregivers
Several Arizona public libraries across the state are hosting hands-on literacy workshops for non-parental caregivers such as friends or grandparents who are taking care of children.
May 9, 2022
Gov. Ducey signs bill limiting successors state of emergency powers
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Friday limiting the ability of his successor to tap into the emergency powers that he used for more than two years in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 9, 2022
Access to abortion pills through the mail could be more difficult due to a state law
An Arizona law passed last year could impact the ability of women to access one form of early stage abortion. The law makes it illegal to deliver any abortion-inducing drugs to residents by courier, delivery or mail services.
May 9, 2022
What Arizona lawmakers are thinking about after Supreme Court leak
The draft opinion leaked from the U.S. Supreme Court last week, which suggested a majority of justices were prepared to overturn the landmark abortion-rights case Roe v. Wade, continues to reverberate across the country. But what kind of impact is it having at the state Capitol?
May 9, 2022
Exhibition explores how Jewish delis became community icons
An ongoing exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles is exploring some of the history of the Jewish deli and its ongoing impact. It’s called, “I’ll Have What She’s Having: The Jewish Deli.”
May 9, 2022
How Flagstaff achieved pay parity between men and women under 30
Flagstaff is one of 22 metro areas in the U.S. that’s achieved pay parity between women and men for workers younger than 30.
May 9, 2022
BBC Look-Ahead: Putin talks Ukraine at Victory Day parade
As Russia’s war in Ukraine continues, attention turned to Moscow May 9 as the city hosted its annual Victory Day parade.
May 9, 2022
Phil Boas: Arizona is facing a critical moment for its water supply
As the drought continues and climate change’s impact is felt even more deeply, dealing with Arizona’s water challenges has taken on a dramatic immediacy. And that will include conservation — possibly required conservation in the next couple of years.
May 9, 2022
ASU economist says high inflation due to housing market spikes
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Phoenix area experienced the highest rate of inflation of any metropolitan area over the past year. The average consumer price index increase from last year to this one is 7.9%, but prices in the Valley rose 10.9%.
May 9, 2022
Study: People with dementia who live at home suffer symptoms similar to those in nursing homes
The symptoms suffered by people living with dementia, such as anxiety or agitation, who live in the community occur at roughly the same rate as those living in nursing homes. That was just one finding from a new clinical trial.
May 9, 2022
Mom caring for kids with disabilities wants understanding, not pity
Amy Ward has five kids; four of them have disabilities. One has a physical disability, two have autism spectrum disorder and her youngest has a very rare intellectual disability. She reflected on what she wanted this Mother’s Day.
May 9, 2022
Bisbees Camp Naco named an endangered historic place
A former military camp that once housed units of Buffalo Soldiers has been recognized as one of America’s 11 endangered historic places.
May 9, 2022
Work continues to reopen U.S. 60 westbound lanes
Work continues to reopen the U.S. 60 where there was a water main break. Eastbound lanes have reopened, but some ramps and the westbound remain closed.
May 9, 2022
Q&AZ: How can a charity become eligible for Arizonas tax credit?
With tax season over, some Arizonans got a credit by donating to one of many qualified charitable organizations. Through our Q&AZ Project, a listener asked: What do charities need to do to qualify to be one of Arizona’s qualified tax credit organizations?
May 9, 2022
In southern Arizonas Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, a race to save a tiny desert oasis
Quitobaquito a natural water source near the U.S.-Mexico border in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. It’s a sacred site and historic homestead to a southern Arizona tribe and it houses some of the state’s most endangered species. But the site is now in peril.
May 9, 2022

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