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US-Canada cross-border healthcare initiative debuts in Surprise

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) Surprise, AZ (June 20, 2017) Surprise, Arizona could be the next top destination for Canadian medical travel. In the June 20th Surprise City Council Work Session, guest speaker Marc Kealey, CEO of Kealey & Associates in Toronto, Canada co-presented with Surprise Economic Development Director […]

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New life for Navajo coal plant; jobs safe for now

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic The Navajo Nation Council on Monday approved a new $350 million lease for the coal plant near Page that could allow it to remain open another two years. Salt River Project, Arizona Public Service Co., Tucson Electric Power and NV Energy agreed to run the Navajo Generating Station through […]

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Why the latest news on marijuana and car crashes has some experts skeptical

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Marijuana, Transportation  /  No Comments

Other studies have found no significant effect in the number of crashes since the first three states legalized marijuana sales By Daniel C. Vock | Governing States that legalized marijuana sales have higher rates of car crashes than neighboring states that don’t allow pot sales. At least, that’s what researchers from the Highway Loss Data […]

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Raiders stadium under eye of federal agency that killed the Cardinals’ Tempe stadium

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate, Sports, Transportation  /  No Comments

It’s all about height and airplanes By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer The NFL Raiders, who are moving to Las Vegas, want to start construction by Nov. 1 on a new stadium that would be 225 feet tall. The 65,000-seat venue, estimated to cost $1.9 billion, would be completed by June 30, 2020, the Raiders […]

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Tucson Electric Power’s solar rate plan jeered, cheered at public hearing

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents parties to TEP’s rate case By David Wichner | Arizona Daily Star A proposal to reduce reimbursements for future Tucson Electric Power Co. solar customers drew a standing-room only crowd at an Arizona Corporation Commission public comment hearing Monday. And while most of the TEP customers who spoke derided TEP’s proposal […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Cartoonable

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Government and Politics, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

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Legal battle resumes over law that killed Tucson schools ethnic studies program

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

Huppenthal, Horne testifying By Yoohyun Jung | Arizona Daily Star The legal battle over an ethnic-studies program at Tucson’s largest school district resumed in court Monday, seven years after an Arizona law went into effect, leading to its demise. U.S. Circuit Judge A. Wallace Tashima is overseeing the bench trial in Tucson at the U.S. […]

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Senate bill unhealthy for rural Pinal County

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Tanner Clinch | PinalCentral Many Pinal County residents, especially those served by rural clinics, could lose coverage if the Senate health care bill passes in its current form, providers say. In Pinal County, 75,662 residents are enrolled in the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, including the Medicaid expansion rolled out following the passage […]

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5th inning stretch: Let’s make baseball games 7 innings

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Sports  /  No Comments

At least on weeknights. A case to accelerate the beloved but dawdling summer game. By Jason Gay | The Wall Street Journal Is baseball dead again? Every season, there’s a fresh wave of worry that the grand American sport of baseball is in terminal decline—that the summer game is too boring, too slow, too long, […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 27, 2017: Working class states

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

Jobless Rate Falls to Record Lows in Colorado, California Noel, other S. Utah politicians blame Brian Head Fire on ‘tree-huggers,’ beetles, but eco-groups say he’s off-base Two more cases of human plague confirmed in New Mexico Las Vegas: Raiders planning stadium that could rise 225 feet, FAA docs show

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