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Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio was in federal court Wednesday for a pretrial hearing. Arpaio is facing criminal contempt of court charges from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Jan. 25, 2017
downtown Phoenix
To learn about the definition of a smart city and how quickly they’re developing, we spoke with Chelsea Collier, the founder of Digi.Citi and editor-at-large of Smart Cities Connect.
Jan. 25, 2017
Huge swaths of California have been hit by heavy rain this winter. But this doesn’t mean that the years-long drought in California and the Southwest is over.
Jan. 25, 2017
Brian David Johnson
Brian David Johnson is a Futurist, and is the Futurist-in-Residence at ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination.
Jan. 25, 2017
Phoenix Comicon has exploded in popularity — sort of like the way Superman’s home planet blew up but better. But complications can arise when things grow, and for Phoenix Comicon, that came in the form of staff management.
Jan. 25, 2017
In response to the election of Donald Trump, progressives are taking a page out of the Tea Party’s playbook to start to organize in opposition to the new president. It started with the Indivisible Guide, which started popping up on some social-media feeds after the election as a practical way to resist the Trump agenda.
Jan. 25, 2017
Donald Trump
The state Legislature’s Native American Caucus this hour is responding to President Trump’s Executive Orders on two controversial pipeline projects: Keystone XL and Dakota Access.
Jan. 25, 2017
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Members of the Congressional Western Caucus, led by Chair Paul Gosar of Arizona’s Fourth District, are calling on the new administration to appoint people with experience working on western issues to positions that impact this region. To talk about some of those western issues is Seth Cothrun with the Sonoran Institute.
Jan. 25, 2017
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Arizonans, with medical permission, consumed more than 29 tons of marijuana last year, according to new numbers from the Department of Public Health.
Jan. 25, 2017
texting and driving
State lawmakers are moving fast on legislation to keep cellphones out of the hands of new drivers.
Jan. 25, 2017
solar panels
Tempe-based Amtech Systems closed the trading day up Tuesday, after announcing new solar equipment orders topping $60 million, more than five times the orders during the previous quarter.
Jan. 25, 2017
kids in school uniforms
A state lawmaker is trying to provide taxpayer dollars to help parents pay for private and parochial schools.
Jan. 25, 2017
The city constructed a new water treatment plant that will allow Apache Junction to manage its own CAP allotment.
Jan. 25, 2017
Arizona is doing a poor job helping those with disabilities find work shows a recent audit of the program, which is run by the state’s Department of Economic Security.
Jan. 25, 2017
Downtown Gilbert
A charter school plans to expand in Gilbert near the Santan Freeway and Higley Road. Higley Unified School District once had its eye on the same land, but backed off because the town’s general plan envisioned the property as a business park.
Jan. 25, 2017
It’s early in Arizona’s legislative session, but local businesses that provide care to those with developmental disabilities are already making their voices heard. On Tuesday, representatives of the industry, their clients and advocates called on lawmakers to push for more funding in the state budget.
Jan. 25, 2017
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In the southwest Valley, cities are looking ahead to keep development on its upward trend. The Goodyear City Council just approved an agreement with Salt River Project to bring surface water into the city for the first time.
Jan. 24, 2017
The heads of Arizona State University and the Maricopa County Community College District spoke to business members Tuesday about where economic policy and higher-education cross.
Jan. 24, 2017
Mein Kampf
Adolf Hitler’s book "Mein Kampf" is allowed to be published in Germany again, and the publisher says it’s surprised by how many copies it’s sold.
Jan. 24, 2017
books phoenix library
The world of young-adult literature has come a long way since 1967, when "The Outsiders" was published.
Jan. 24, 2017

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