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Some of the small island countries damaged — or, in some cases, destroyed, by Hurricanes Irma and Maria — have started the rebuilding process. But, the devastation has left those countries in tatters, and vulnerable to future storms.
Nov. 27, 2017
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Rental prices for apartments in the Valley have been on the rise for the past few years, but the state is right around the middle nationally, in terms of median rent.
Nov. 27, 2017
On Monday, Phoenix is starting the process of converting all of the city’s streetlights to LED lights.
Nov. 27, 2017
Football
Arizona State fired head football coach Todd Graham yesterday after six seasons in the position and an overall record of 45 wins and 31 losses.
Nov. 27, 2017
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At the center of the Republican tax plan is a proposal to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent. But what exactly do corporations do with the extra cash on hand?
Nov. 27, 2017
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"There has to be a fundamental rethinking of the direction of the Democratic Party," says U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.
Nov. 27, 2017
California condor chick
The effort to bring one of the world's largest birds back from the brink of extinction is expanding after northern Arizona and southern Utah found success in getting deer hunters to use ammunition not made of lead.
Nov. 27, 2017
Arizona routinely uses facial-recognition software to scan photos of driver's license applicants to detect identity fraud. The technology is also for other law enforcement purposes, but that is not explicitly disclosed to applicants — a practice that raises eyebrows among some privacy advocates and experts.
Nov. 27, 2017
For the first time, Mexico is seeing women play in a professional league of the country's most popular sport: soccer.
Nov. 27, 2017
St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
Parents already beleaguered by kids badgering them for the latest iPad or remote control camera, have a perfect teaching moment at valley charities.
Nov. 27, 2017
Caregiver and patient
Last year, caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias provided more than 18 billion hours of unpaid care, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Nov. 27, 2017
LED lights
City lights drive back the night a little more each year, disrupting ecological cycles. Now, energy-efficient lights could be making light pollution worse.
Nov. 27, 2017
Wednesday's SB 1070 opposition protest 13
Legislation being proposed by Scottsdale lawmaker Rep. Jay Lawrence seeks to make it a felony for protesters to wear any sort of disguise to evade recognition or identification in the commission of any public offense.
Nov. 27, 2017
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Phoenix will expand its LED project outside of the downtown area in a project that aims to replace all 100,000 city streetlights by fall 2019.
Nov. 27, 2017
There is a major date producer in Yuma, called Bard Valley, helping fund a study to develop new pesticides for the weevil.
Nov. 27, 2017
When Phoenix launched its shopping-cart retrieval program a decade ago, it was designed to pay for itself, but in the last fiscal year, the city reported it recovered only 28 percent of expenses.
Nov. 27, 2017
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers to stop use immediately of a prescription drug marketed by a Scottsdale-based company.
Nov. 27, 2017
More scheduled fire treatments by the U.S. Forest Service will occur over the next two weeks.
Nov. 27, 2017
Volkswagen
Arizona school districts seeking to replace their fleet of aging buses may be the recipients of $59 million. That money was awarded to the state as a result of a national lawsuit against Volkswagen that was settled last year.
Nov. 26, 2017
Northern Vertex Mining Corp
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

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