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Despite a few sprinkles here and there around the Valley on Friday morning, the official rain gauge at Sky Harbor Airport hasn’t seen precipitation since late August.
Nov. 20, 2017
The education challenges Arizona is facing have been discussed for years, with a funding shortage typically at the top of the list.
Nov. 20, 2017
Medical tourism attracts approximately 1 million people to Mexico every year, often because insurance may not cover much of the cost of an expensive procedure.
Nov. 20, 2017
Trader Joe’s has recalled three types of packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.
Nov. 20, 2017
Coconino National Forest offers permits for harvesting a variety of small pine trees.
Nov. 20, 2017
Officials for the Tonto National Forest have announced new restrictions for recreational targets shooters in an effort to reduce the amount of trash left on forest floor.
Nov. 20, 2017
The Pulse: The Complicated ‘Science’ Of Individual Communion Cups
When those tiny communion cups were introduced in the 1800s, they were supposed to protect churchgoers from germs. But a history survey shows Americans had lots of other reasons to stop sharing a cup.
Nov. 20, 2017
The Takeaway: Mexican Farmers Band Together Against NAFTA
On the anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, a similar fight is playing out with small Mexican farmers who want out of NAFTA, despite the government’s commitment to it.
Nov. 20, 2017
A Gilbert lawmaker is advocating for extended lunch and recess in Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Nov. 20, 2017
Hikers exploring the Superstition Mountains are being warned to watch out for rabid wild animals.
Nov. 20, 2017
The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld the legality of an assessment on hospitals that helps pay for health care for 400,000 residents.
Nov. 20, 2017
Raising a teenage daughter is hard. And for commentator Amy Silverman, raising a teenage daughter with Down syndrome is harder. Silverman is the managing editor at the Phoenix New Times.
Nov. 20, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey declared October “Arizona Manufacturers Month." Now in November, one aerospace company that serves the industry’s manufacturers said its economic contributions are fairly unrecognized.
Nov. 20, 2017
The Arizona Department of Transportation is building a bridge over the railroad tracks south of the Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway.
Nov. 20, 2017
 A Poisoned People: For Navajo, Uranium Contamination Is Environmental Racism
In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
Nov. 20, 2017
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is praising the Republican tax bill making its way through Congress, but said he wants tweaks before he’ll agree to vote for it.
Nov. 20, 2017
Steve Bannon: Brian Terry
President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.
Nov. 19, 2017
Brenda Burman, Salt River Project’s director of Water Strategy and executive water policy adviser, is leaving Arizona for Washington D.C. after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday night.
Nov. 18, 2017
Thanksgiving is still several days away — but the federal government is warning that if you’ve got turkey on your holiday menu, might want to start defrosting your bird as soon as possible.
Nov. 17, 2017
UA College Of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary
The University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson has reached its 50th anniversary and is looking ahead to the next half-century of training doctors to serve the state.
Nov. 17, 2017

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