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Northern Vertex Mining Corp. has filed paperwork to begin measuring the economic viability of expanding its gold and silver mine exploration project in northwestern Arizona.
Nov. 25, 2017
Scottsdale Republican State Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita wants to repeal existing Arizona law that allows children under the age of 18 to get married.
Nov. 25, 2017
A new program is in the works to improve relationships between Phoenix police and high school students that can also prepare young people for careers in the automotive industry.
Nov. 25, 2017
After two years of growing complaints from residents, business owners and neighborhood groups, Phoenix’s transit department will ask the city council this week to hire a homeless outreach team.
Nov. 24, 2017
Phoenix just experienced one of the hottest Thanksgivings on record, and high temperatures across the state are exacerbating another issue: drought.
Nov. 24, 2017
A panel has narrowed down its search for an artist to design a memorial for the Granite Mountain Hotshots, who died fighting a wildfire in 2013.
Nov. 24, 2017
How Do You Measure A Good Weekend?
For most of us, the weekend starts in just a few hours. It’s our chance to spend more time with the family, stay up late, go into full binge mode on a TV show or try countless other things.
Nov. 24, 2017
Sounds Of The City: Planting Fruit Trees With The Family
Listen to the sounds of Christopher Harvey planting trees at the Spaces of Opportunity garden in south Phoenix.
Nov. 24, 2017
A federal watchdog says it will review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to clean up abandoned uranium sites on the Navajo Nation.
Nov. 24, 2017
Phoenix
On a quiet, residential street with the skyline of Phoenix looming large, two stucco houses stand side-by-side, much newer than many of the other single-family homes on the block, a bright yellow tent in between them.
Nov. 24, 2017
Family Finding Program Connects Homeless Arizona Youth With Relatives
If you were lucky, Thursday you gave thanks surrounded by family. But homeless youth often lack connections with family members, which is why staff at the Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development in Phoenix — a Valley nonprofit that works with homeless young people — recently underwent training in a program called Family Finding.
Nov. 24, 2017
Hushabye Nursery To Treat Babies Experiencing Opioid Withdrawals
The opioid epidemic in our country has had many victims. But perhaps the smallest are the infants born to mothers who are addicted to these drugs.
Nov. 24, 2017
Nurse-Family Partnership Helps Pregnant Women Adjust To Mom Life
Every week, Beth Nobles visits Dana D’Ambrosio and her newborn daughter, Anastasia, at her home to check her weight and height, and to check in on her mom.
Nov. 24, 2017
The Pulse: From The Front Lines
On this episode, The Pulse celebrates the service and innovative spirit of U.S. veterans. There are about 20 million American vets. We’ve got a few of their stories.
Nov. 24, 2017
NPS Considering More Than Doubling Fees At Grand Canyon, Other Parks
The National Park Service is looking into raising fees at 17 national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion.
Nov. 24, 2017
Why Do So Many People Shop On Black Friday?
Host Steve Goldstein talks to marketing professor James Ward of the W.P. Carey School about the marketing tactics behind Black Friday, and the reason so many people participate in the shopping frenzy.
Nov. 24, 2017
Joanna de’Shay grew up in Ghana. Her father is Nigerian and her mother is Russian. De’Shay refers to herself as a Black Russian.
Nov. 24, 2017
ASU Symposium On Puerto Rico Includes Look At Colonialism
About half of Puerto Rico remains without power two months after Hurricane Maria, and the U.S. commonwealth’s status as a so-called colony was part of the discussion at a recent symposium on the aftermath of the storm.
Nov. 24, 2017
It's been a popular activity for the past several years to spend the day after Thanksgiving outside, instead of shopping. If that's on your list this year, check your equipment first.
Nov. 24, 2017
Skulls, Jedis And Disney’s Love Affair With Mexico
Disney is betting on animated skeletons and Jedi warriors to close 2017. The company wants to close out in the top charts for the year so it’s relying on two of its biggest movies, “Coco” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — and the country of Mexico to get there.
Nov. 24, 2017

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