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Cities across the country, and around the world, are trying to make better use of their alleys, and turn them into urban hotspots. And, in Phoenix, where some people see fear and darkness, others see possibility.
Aug. 16, 2016
Yelp has had to deal with some reviews that weren’t written just for informational purposes. Yelp this year announced some companies, including a few in Arizona, have been offering incentives to reviewers – that’s a no-no, and Yelp is trying to get the word out about this.
Aug. 16, 2016
What are the considerations for a business that wants to express its political views?
Aug. 16, 2016
Despite record lows at Lake Mead in recent months, Arizona and Nevada will not face cutbacks in water deliveries from Lake Mead next year.
Aug. 16, 2016
flooding in tucson
Last week, monsoon storms dumped more than 2 inches of rain on some parts of Tucson in just one day. Sure, it's usually rainy during monsoon season, but what about the rest of the year? How much rain does Tucson get annually?
Aug. 16, 2016
driverless car
Google and General Motors are conducting tests of driverless cars in Arizona. And it turns out that there apparently are no laws which would prohibit manufacturers from marketing them today to consumers. Nor are there specific rules about how they should be operated.
Aug. 16, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio told a group of Spanish speaking community members that the Latino immigrant community should not to be afraid to report crimes to his agency due to fear of deportation.
Aug. 16, 2016
Arizonans fighting to cap the pay of hospital executives say they stopped in order to focus on the U.S. presidential race.
Aug. 16, 2016
It's one thing to say, “Walk a mile in my shoes!” When you’ve got shoes and can walk and run, the challenge is relatively easy to accept. But what if the invitation comes from a passenger in a wheelchair? Or a wounded veteran? What do you say then to such an appeal?
Aug. 16, 2016
The shortage of federal funding for upgrades and additional staff at America's ports of entry has opened the door to creative solutions, including partnerships with private companies eager to move international commerce faster and more efficiently.
Aug. 16, 2016
homeless shelter beds
Homeless residents in the Valley will be getting some continued assistance from St. Vincent de Paul, as the organization will be operating its indoor shelter until at least early next year.
Aug. 15, 2016
parked cars
Federal funds for highway projects are much harder to come by and the price of gas has leveled off or even dropped in many areas of the country, so gas taxes aren’t producing as much money. That’s led to a number of states wondering where to turn for funding to fix roads and maintain related infrastructure.
Aug. 15, 2016
Here’s something you may not know: those digital billboard messages like “minutes to tunnel” travel times are determined through the Arizona Department of Transportation’s system of sensors in the pavement of Phoenix-area freeways.
Aug. 15, 2016
woman with smartphone
Smartphones are such a part of our everyday lives, it’s rare that many of us are ever without them. But, what does that mean for classrooms? Not all that surprisingly, the way that college students approach smartphones in the classroom and the way that professors view them isn’t always in sync.
Aug. 15, 2016
Officials say as of March this year, the Air Force is short about 650 pilots across all missions.
Aug. 15, 2016
The coming election has driven a wedge between Surprise’s top two city council members, and their feud will be on public display during Tuesday night’s regular council meeting.
Aug. 15, 2016
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Monday marked four years since the implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The Obama Administration program keeps DACA recipients from being deported and makes them eligible to be authorized workers in the U.S.
Aug. 15, 2016
University of Phoenix Stadium
To learn more about the continuing impact of Guns N’ Roses, we talked with Ed Masley, pop music critic for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.
Aug. 15, 2016
Courtroom
An Arizona man who helped illegally occupy a national wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year has pleaded guilty.
Aug. 15, 2016
Cities around the world, and across the Valley, are starting to use data more and more and experts don’t expect the trend of so-called “smart cities” to slow down. So, that means cities have to pay more attention to how they collect and protect that data.
Aug. 15, 2016

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