Ninety percent of medical-marijuana cardholders didn't qualify for nothing but "chronic and severe pain," as Channel 5's Morgan Loew reported last week, the director of the Arizona Department of Health Services told us this morning. New Times writer Matthew Hendley wrote several articles recently a ... More >>
Rushing to the defense of CBS 5's severely flawed "investigation" of the state's medical-marijuana program is Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles, who wants to add to the disinformation campaign.In fact, Voyles sent out a press release including a public thank-you note to CBS 5, thanking them for the ... More >>
CBS 5 -- the local news station that claims to be "telling it like it is" -- prominently displayed a made-up statistic during its recent anti-medical marijuana propaganda piece "investigation."In the report, in which "investigative reporter" Morgan Loew told the state health department it was true t ... More >>
Credit: www.lasikplus.comMelodie Nannenga, a Scottsdale optometrist, is suing Nationwide Vision for allegedly failing to protect her from retaliation by a former boss who harassed her. A local optometrist alleges in a federal complaint that Nationwide Vision allowed one of its executives to r ... More >>
Though its dark, youll want some UV protection at Phoenix Event Complex
www.citizensrequired.comMaricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio had his birthday "ruined" last weekend and we found out yesterday that Joe's very-publicly blaming his birthday tears on the wrong blind-advocacy group. On Monday, Arpaio issued a press release whining that his invitation to s ... More >>
www.pyzam.comArizona State University has made a deal with the Justice Department to stop using popular electronic readers like the Kindle until they are made functional for the blind. ASU is one of three universities participating in a pilot program that gave Kindles to stu ... More >>
This year, all peepers should be on Amare
See Kili Our Way About 25 blind children on the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro One of the many organizations to lose funding in the ongoing Arizona legislative budget battle sent 25 blind children to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro last month. The Foundation for Blind Children, a Valley ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns are cringe-worthy these days, after losing the first two games on a four-game road trip at a time when they desperately need to win to squeak into the Western Conference playoffs. (We're praying for a miracle tonight against the Tracy McGrady-less Rockets in Houston, ... More >>
So we'll have more American Idol in Phoenix coverage for you later, but I couldn't resist putting up a quick post on Scott MacIntyre, the visually impaired singer from Scottsdale who's about to win America's heart. MacIntyre is, indeed, gifted, and he and his family are one of the most charming inte ... More >>
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ARIZONA LAWMAKERS OPERATE UNDER A SYSTEM INCAPABLE OF STEMMING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.