April 2023

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hospital hallway
Utah’s governor last month signed into law a measure that’ll require abortions to be performed in hospitals. Under the new law, the state will stop issuing new licenses to abortion clinics next week; the licenses will be outlawed altogether by next year. <br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="https://kjzz.org/tags/abortion" target="_blank">More abortion news</a></small></b>
April 26, 2023
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain was in Arizona last night as part of their latest world tour. The Show headed out to the Mesa Performing Arts Center to listen.
April 26, 2023
Lake Mead tower
The West’s wet winter has changed the region’s water forecasts, at least in the short term. But Joanna Allhands argues we still need longer-term solutions to deal with the Colorado River.
April 26, 2023
Filling tamales
The effort to override a gubernatorial veto for the first time since 1981 failed yesterday at the state Capitol. House Republicans could not muster the two-thirds majority needed to override Gov. Katie Hobbs' veto of the so-called “tamale bill.”
April 26, 2023
tents line the road in 'the zone' homeless encampment in phoenix
“The Zone” will be cleaned up, closed off block by block, and each resident will be offered services and a place to go. This plan is an extension of efforts the city already has in place and is set to be executed among learning that the homeless population in Maricopa County has only gone up.
April 25, 2023
It’s been several months now since about 1,000 residents of the Rio Verde Foothills stopped getting water from Scottsdale. Now, a private utility company Epcor has made its case to be the community’s water supplier.
April 25, 2023
Alexandra Robbins The Teachers book
Arizona has had a challenge finding enough teachers to fill classrooms for several years. Data from earlier this year show a quarter of teacher vacancies statewide were unfilled, while more than 40% of openings were filled by teachers who don’t meet the state’s standard requirements for certification.
April 25, 2023
The University of Phoenix's main campus
Late last week, the faculty senate and student government association of the University of Arkansas’ Little Rock campus drew up resolutions opposing the merger with the University of Phoenix.
April 25, 2023
Hyndman train derailment
Recent train derailments have brought renewed attention to railroad safety, and the length of trains has been a big part of that conversation.
April 25, 2023
U.S. Supreme Court building
The U.S. Supreme Court stepped in to protect access to the widely-used abortion pill mifepristone late last week after a federal judge in Texas made the unprecedented decision to impose a nationwide ban on the drug.
April 25, 2023