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AARP Study Finds Shopping Can Be Difficult Errand For Caregivers
According to AARP, nearly 40 million Americans are unpaid caregivers. Part of the job entails running errands, like food shopping. Yet that seemingly simple task can be anything but…
Oct. 2, 2019
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Runway Closures Planned
One of the three runways at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will be closed to air traffic over the first weekend of November.
Oct. 2, 2019
Small, But Mighty Arizona Programs Work To Counter Childhood Poverty
“It’s concerning because poverty is at the root of so many other adverse experiences in childhood,” said Liz Barker Alvarez, chief policy advisor for First Things First, a statewide organization that funds health and education programs to benefit young children.
Oct. 2, 2019
Environmentalists: Glen Canyon Dam Plan Ignores Climate Science
Environmentalists filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the federal government alleging it has to take climate science seriously when it comes to managing Glen Canyon Dam.
Oct. 2, 2019
New DCS Director Maps Future Of Scrutinized Organization
The Department of Child Safety has seen its fair share of controversy since it was created in 2014, from firings and high turnover of case workers, to a monumental backlog of neglect and abuse cases needing to be investigated.
Oct. 2, 2019
Ducey Has Sharp Words For Judge That Ruled Against Him
Gov. Doug Ducey had sharp words for the judge who ruled the governor’s plan was illegal. Proposition 123 would have allowed the governor to take money out of the state land trust for education without first getting congressional approval.
Oct. 2, 2019
Study Finds ER Doctors Dont Always Write Down Everything
The Show will start checking in with in with Dr. Joseph Sirven, a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic, to discuss the latest news from the medical world.
Oct. 2, 2019
Flake Asks Fellow Republicans To Drop Trump In 2020
Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake opted not to run for reelection in 2018, disheartened by President Trump’s actions and rhetoric in office. He wanted to push back, but his primary voters, he realized, did not.
Oct. 2, 2019
Urban Tree Shade Plan Finalized By Phoenix Subcommittee
Phoenix’s Urban Heat Island and Tree and Shade Subcommittee has finalized its list of recommendations aimed at helping the city implement its Tree and Shade Master Plan, which was approved in 2010.
Oct. 2, 2019
What Can D-Backs Do To Get To The 2020 World Series?
The Arizona Diamondbacks begin the off-season on somewhat of a positive note. A walk-off hit against the San Diego Padres Sunday allowed the D-backs to win their last game of the year.
Oct. 2, 2019
Arizona Cardinals Owner Bill Bidwill Dies At 88
The owner of the Arizona Cardinals has died. Bill Bidwill was 88. He was the sole owner of the Cardinals since 1972. Bidwill’s father bought the team in 1932 when the team was known as the Chicago Cardinals. The team moved to St. Louis in 1960 and then in 1988 moved to Arizona.
Oct. 2, 2019
Native American Leaders Push Against AZ Voting ID Proposal
On Tuesday, U.S. representatives held a field hearing on voting access in Arizona. This is one of several remote hearings the House Subcommittee on Elections has held in the wake of changes in regulations under the voting rights act.
Oct. 2, 2019
How Can Arizona Schools Beat Chronic Absenteeism?
Arizona has a teacher shortage, and the K-12 system is chronically underfunded, even with recent increases put into effect by lawmakers and the governor.
Oct. 2, 2019
Todd McFarlanes Spawn Breaks Record, Eyes Hollywood
Todd McFarlane's creation "Spawn" became a Guinness record-holder when its 301st issue went to press, and the Valley resident is working on turning the comic book into a major motion picture that he would direct himself.
Oct. 2, 2019
Tribal Gaming Contributions Reach All-Time High
The Arizona Department of Gaming saw a record-setting total in tribal gaming contributions in fiscal year 2019. Tribal gaming contributions hit an all-time high of $111.3 million, according to department officials.
Oct. 2, 2019
The Takeaway: Trump Inc. Explores Web of Connections Between President Trump and Ukraine
When news broke about President Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Voldymyr Zelensky, WNYC's Ilya Marritz, co-host of the Trump Inc. podcast, just happened to be en route to Kiev, reporting on the country's relationship with Donald Trump.
Oct. 2, 2019
WATCH: Trump, Finnish President Hold Press Conference
President Trump held a press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, marking 100 years of diplomatic relations between the countries. The remarks came amid an open impeachment inquiry into Trump.
Oct. 2, 2019
Inside The Only Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department In AZ
More than half of Americans over the age of 65 have a chronic condition — think diabetes, cancer or Alzheimer’s disease. So imagine someone coming into an emergency department with multiple conditions. It happens. And the experience for both patient and provider can be challenging. But some emergency departments are changing the way they’re doing business.
Special Report: The State Of Aging In The Valley
Oct. 2, 2019
Unpunished Crime Costs Mexico $21 Billion, Study Says
Unresolved homicides, abductions and forced displacement cost Mexico at least $21 billion, or 0.58% of the country’s gross domestic product, every year, according to an analysis released on Tuesday by researchers from the Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education and the Mexico City-based think tank Creatura.
Oct. 1, 2019
Federal Judge: 2016 Arizona School Funding Plan Illegal
At the root of the issue is a 2013 Arizona Supreme Court ruling that the state had ignored a 2000 voter-approved mandate to increase state aid to schools annually to keep pace with inflation. Ducey declined to increase taxes to comply with that ruling. Instead he and legislative leaders came up with a plan to tap into the special trust fund.
Oct. 1, 2019

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