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The Takeaway: Does The House Of Representatives Actually Represent All Americans?
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs next Tuesday. But as we prepare for Election Day, one question to ask is: who do our elected officials in the House actually represent?
Nov. 1, 2018
Medicare For All Cost Depends On Handling
The idea of “Medicare for All” has become an issue in midterm races across the country, with some Democrats embracing the concept, and some Republicans warning against it.
Nov. 1, 2018
ABOR To Meet On UA Men’s Basketball Program Investigation
The Arizona Board of Regents meets Thursday in Phoenix to discuss the next steps in the University of Arizona’s investigation into its men’s basketball program.
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Little Mention Of Climate Change In Midterm Ads, But It Matters To Millennials
Millennials are the only generation where a clear majority believes that there is solid evidence of global warming and who also attribute this primarily to human activity. And within the Republican party specifically, there’s a growing gap between millennial and older Republicans on its impact.
Nov. 1, 2018
AZ Has New Health Care Options Through ACA Marketplace
Arizonans will have a new and improved marketplace when they shop for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace. And the time to buy that health cover begins Thursday, which marks the beginning of the enrollment period for 2019 plans.
Nov. 1, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Somebody
According to recent data from the World Health Organization, non-adherence is defined as not following directions or filling prescriptions — and they account for 50 percent of treatment failures, 125,000 deaths and 25 percent of hospitalizations each year in the United States.
Nov. 1, 2018
Ducey: It May Be Time To Revisit Vaccination Opt-Out Law
Gov. Doug Ducey wants Arizona kids to be vaccinated against various childhood diseases, calling it a matter of public safety — but he isn’t yet ready to mandate that.
Nov. 1, 2018
Woman Who Survived Car Crash Found After 6 Days
A 53-year-old woman is alive after her car plunged off the side of a highway near Wickenburg. She spent six days on her own before being discovered.
Nov. 1, 2018
Rifle Used In Shootout Was Stolen From Sheriff
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said a high-powered rifle used to fire at officers during a shootout on Interstate 17 was stolen from the sheriff’s office.
Nov. 1, 2018
Water Managers Along Colo. River Figuring Out How To Live With Less
There is just not enough water in the Colorado River to go around. Here are the top three things to keep an eye on as water managers attempt to get the plans finished.
More Sustainability Coverage
Nov. 1, 2018
Ferrara, Stanton Square Off In 9th Congressional District
Kyrsten Sinema won the seat in 2016 by more than 20 points. Democratic candidate and former Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is looking to capitalize on that historic advantage.
Oct. 31, 2018
Electrical Spinal Cord Stimulation Lets 3 Men With Paralysis Walk Again
For centuries, experts thought recovery from spinal injury paralysis could never surpass progress made during the first six months following injury. Now, the latest of three recent studies might prove them wrong.
Oct. 31, 2018
Number Of Troops On The Border Keeps Rising
The number of active-duty troops headed to the Southwest border keeps getting higher as U.S. Northern Command estimates there will be more than 7,000 in Texas, California and Arizona.
Oct. 31, 2018
Mexico Dedicates Day Of The Dead To Migrants, But Caravan Rejects Help
Mexico’s capitol is dedicating its main celebrations for Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, to fallen migrants. Meanwhile, the Mexican government is struggling to help and regulate other migrants, including those from a Central American caravan.
Oct. 31, 2018
Early Voter Trends Show Republican, Democrat Turnout Narrowing
Wednesday was the recommended deadline for voters to mail in early ballots for the 2018 general election. And that means new numbers are coming in for early-voting trends
Oct. 31, 2018
Native Americans Ask Store To Remove Costumes
A group of Native Americans recently protested a Phoenix-based lingerie store for selling a line of costumes they call dehumanizing.
Oct. 31, 2018
Millions In APS Backed Anti Prop. 127 Ads Are Working
Less than a week away from election day and political sentiment over Proposition 127, The Renewable Energy Standards Initiative, appears to falling in favor of utility company APS.
Oct. 31, 2018
Police Arrest Man Suspected In String Of Food Tampering Cases
Investigators are checking to see if a series of food tampering cases at valley Target stores were related to one man.
Oct. 31, 2018
Arizona AG Will Not Defend Medical Marijuana Case
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says he will not defend a controversial medical marijuana case at the state’s highest court.
Oct. 31, 2018
AZ May Have Bulldozed Dozens Of Archaeological Sites
A former archaeologist for the State Parks Department has expressed concerns that the agency wasn’t careful when it came to working on a number of cabins and trails. And he believes that has caused considerable damage — including damage to one site that is 12,000 years old.
Oct. 31, 2018

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