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In the fifth century, a malaria epidemic wiped out more than 50 children in a Roman city. People were unfamiliar with the disease and believed the children to be possessed.
Oct. 16, 2018
Aid Worker Asks Court To Dismiss Felony Human Smuggling Charges
An aid worker arrested ten months ago for allegedly helping two men illegally enter the U.S. was in court Tuesday afternoon asking the judge to dismiss his case.
Oct. 16, 2018
Report Finds Litany Of Issues With Murphy Schools
Murphy Elementary School District's receiver, appointed by the state in June, has essentially cleaned house by reducing staff, stipends, vendor contracts and cell phones in an effort to balance the district’s books.
Oct. 16, 2018
Can Mesa Turn Its Food Waste Into Energy?
Mesa staff embarked on a yearlong study this month to find out whether it’s feasible for the city to turn food waste into energy.
Oct. 16, 2018
Mexico Prepares For Honduran Migrant Caravan
Mexican officials are warning they will strictly enforce their entry requirements if the migrants reach their border.
Oct. 16, 2018
Flagstaff
Record rains in the valley transformed into a beautiful blanket of new fallen snow in Arizona’s northern country.
Oct. 16, 2018
One Piece Of Phoenix
A small piece of land at 12th Street and Broadway in Phoenix holds a forgotten piece of the city’s history. It’s called the Sotelo-Heard Cemetery, although it’s also been called by other names, including “The Mexican Cemetery” — and, it’s been neglected for decades.
Oct. 16, 2018
Almost Half Of All Languages Are Disappearing Worldwide
Nearly half of the thousands of languages around the world are disappearing. And many of those are indigenous languages. Rosalyn LaPier argues the loss of these languages means more than just losing the language itself — we lose something important about our understanding of the natural world.
Oct. 16, 2018
What Are Arizona
All federal candidates just filed their latest campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission.
Oct. 16, 2018
The Good And The Bad of Propostion 126
In 1992, Arizona voters decided — by a wide margin — to amend the state constitution to make a legislative-approved tax increase impossible without lawmakers approving that increase by at least a two-thirds margin.
Oct. 16, 2018
Do You Know Which Judges Are On The Ballot?
The ballots Arizona voters are getting in their mailboxes are pretty full – a Senate race, Congressional contests, all statewide offices, legislature and a handful of ballot measures, among other elections.
Oct. 16, 2018
Homie for Senate. You might’ve seen those mint-green campaign signs around town.
Oct. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Recover, Rebuild: Updating Our Communities For A New Climate Reality
Hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm in early October, and in many communities, few homes remain standing.
Oct. 16, 2018
Activists Try To Stop Construction At Chinese Cultural Center
The Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center is back in the news again after activists and construction crews faced off Monday.
Oct. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Lawsuit Against Harvard Puts Asian-Americans At Center Of Affirmative Action Debate
In Boston today, a trial is underway that could ultimately end the use of race as a factor in the college admissions process.
Oct. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: The Trump Administration May Bring Back Migrant Family Separations
The Trump Administration is floating the idea that migrant family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border may come back.
Oct. 16, 2018
McSally, Sinema Attempt To Define Their Differences In Debate
The two candidates vying for retiring Senator Jeff Flake’s seat squared off in a debate Monday night. Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema responded to a broad range of questions as the congresswomen sought to distinguish themselves in the only debate scheduled before the Nov. 6 election.
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Oct. 16, 2018
Why Do We Keep Building Houses In Places That Burn Down?
It’s a real estate paradox: the most desirable places to live are also among the most susceptible to wildfires. Mansions in the Santa Monica Mountains, tiny cabins tucked into the Angeles National Forest, and houses at the very edge of subdivisions are all beautiful because they’re surrounded by undeveloped land. But what makes them beautiful is also what makes them dangerous.
Oct. 15, 2018
Interim Suns GM Has High Expectations For New Season
Basketball season is back as the Phoenix Suns begin a new era Wednesday night hosting the Dallas Mavericks. The Suns hope to end an eight-year playoff drought with fresh faces both on and off the court.
Oct. 15, 2018
Scottsdale School District Considers Future Of Navajo Elementary
The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board will consider the status of school rebuild projects, including Navajo Elementary School at its meeting Tuesday.
Oct. 15, 2018

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