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6:00 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

UA Doctor Allegedly Fired for Pushing Medical Marijuana Research

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A University of Arizona doctor is being let go — she claims because of her lobbying on the issue of medical marijuana research. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
2:00 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Republican Gubernatorial Primary Ramps Up With Cash Influx

Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey
Credit The Republic

A major auto dealer has become a prime force in trying to ensure that Doug Ducey is the Republican nominee for governor — and that Christine Jones is not. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
10:10 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Arizona Food Prices Rise By 10 Percent

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Food costs have spiked in the state as a result of drought. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
8:46 am
Tue July 1, 2014

State Supreme Court Rules on Adult Protective Services Suit

The state Supreme Court ruled Monday that hospitals can be sued under laws designed to protect vulnerable adults. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:00 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Group Revives SB 1062 Fight in the Wake of High Court Decision

Cathi Herrod of the Center for Arizona Policy
Credit The Republic

The group behind a vetoed religious freedom law intends to use Monday’s Supreme Court ruling as a chance to revamp it and try again next year. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
4:06 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

State Supreme Court Shoots Down Signature Forgery Case

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The state Supreme Court ruled today that a veteran state senator cannot knock his Republican foe off the Aug. 26 primary election ballot. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:38 am
Fri June 27, 2014

San Juan Fire Forces Evacuations in the White Mountains

Officials say the San Juan Fire burning on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in the White Mountains has forced evacuations of 30 homes in the Red Cabin Ranch and Whiting Homestead areas. According the 12 News, a dozen more homes are threatened and a pre-evacuation notice has been given for residents of Greens Peak Hideaway.

The Red Cross has set up a shelter for evacuees at Round Valley Middle School in Eagar at 126 W. 2nd St.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Aggressive Treatments Underway for Slide Fire Burn Areas

A helicopter drops straw mulch on a severely burned area north of Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon.
Credit Ryan Heinsius

This week, the Coconino National Forest began an aggressive treatment of Oak Creek Canyon’s most severely burned areas from the Slide Fire. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, one part of that process is so-called heli-mulching.

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State Capitol News
3:00 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Candidate Signature Forgery Hearing Could Have Statewide Implications

State Sen. Don Shooter, R-Yuma
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

A court fight between two legislative candidates over forged signatures could have statewide implications. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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