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Even though older people are often the ones who need the kinds of treatments tested in clinical trials, they are rarely the people involved in testing them.
May. 14, 2018
A project being undertaken by the University of Arizona and its health sciences arm is coming about thanks to the largest National Institutes of Health grant the state has ever received.
May. 14, 2018
The United States opened its new Israeli embassy in Jerusalem this Monday. The move has sparked protests in Gaza, leading to some protesters getting killed and others injured.
May. 14, 2018
A five-person team of scientists at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff helps maintain a giant database of the orbits of all 775,092 known asteroids in the solar system.
May. 14, 2018
Sen. John McCain hasn’t been back to Washington, D.C., in 2018 as he continues to fight glioblastoma — a form of brain cancer. But McCain is still in the headlines.
May. 14, 2018
Summer blends and oil market volatility will push the price of a gallon of gas above the $3 mark in Arizona.
May. 14, 2018
Only 4 percent of Arizona 4-year-olds are enrolled in state-funded pre-kindergarten programs, compared to the national average of 33 percent.
May. 14, 2018
What are memories made of? And can they be transferred? One clue might lie with a humble sea slug.
May. 14, 2018
Despite opposition, Mesa Mayor John Giles and the majority of Mesa's City Council voted for the new contract with CireCivic last year, which Giles called jail reform that would save the city money in light of rising booking costs. Now another major Arizona city is going in the exact opposite direction.
May. 14, 2018
An air conditioning company in Arizona that ignored the "Do Not Call" registry laws will pay $14 for every illegal call made.
May. 14, 2018
Ballet Arizona takes to the outdoors for its next show; an original production choreographed by its Artistic Director Ib Andersen called "Eroica."
May. 14, 2018
Basis Charter Schools today are asking the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools for approval to expand in Flagstaff and Mesa. This comes just after five of the network’s Arizona schools topped the most recent U.S. News and World Report list of the top public high schools in the country.
May. 14, 2018
Lawmakers in North Carolina will be back at the capitol in Raleigh on Wednesday, and when they reconvene, they’ll be talking about an issue familiar to Arizonans: teacher pay and education funding.
May. 14, 2018
The #RedforEd movement made a major statement at the Arizona capitol this year, both before and during their six-day strike.
May. 14, 2018
Starting this morning, students and school staff may see a little less #RedForEd in their schools.
May. 14, 2018
Tomas Robles shares a story about how he learned to be proud of his military heritage.
May. 14, 2018
Massive changes to how public schools will be allowed to hire builders for large construction projects, as well as harsh new penalties for malfeasance that occurs during the selection process are included in the $10.4 billion budget passed by Arizona lawmakers and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey last week.
May. 14, 2018
The Chiricahua National Monument is closed because of an active wildfire near the Pinery Canyon campgrounds in Cochise County.
May. 14, 2018
The CDC reports that death from older adult falls is on the rise — from about 18,000 in 2007 to almost 30,000 in 2016. Fall deaths in Arizona are also up. "In 2007 Arizona had 637 fall deaths and that rose to 983 in 2016," said Elizabeth Burns, a health scientist with the CDC.
May. 14, 2018
The property near 32nd Street and Washington is currently home to Arctic Paws, a company that makes dog and cat treats. The owner is looking to move operations and offered to sell to Sky Harbor.
May. 14, 2018

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