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Congressional Openings Could Create Chain Reaction And Political Shift
Current Arizona law requiring state lawmakers wanting to run for Congress to vacate their local seats before entering the race threatens to create a string of political vacancies.
Dec. 12, 2017
Exploring The Science Behind Coincidences
How many times have you made the decision to do something, and the result makes you wonder about whether it was a coincidence? Dr. Bernard Beitman has studied coincidences for decades and is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to attempt to categorize and even explain them.
Dec. 12, 2017
Mesa Approves False Fire Alarm Charge For Businesses
The Mesa Fire Department will now charge $100 for every false alarm call they respond to. The first false alarm and calls canceled while first responders are on the way will not cost anything.
Dec. 12, 2017
Professor Defines Sexism, Misogyny And
Time magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year is the women who have spoken out about sexual misconduct. In some cases, a common theme seems to be a lot of people heard about the allegations, but never did anything — often described as an “open secret.” But one philosophy professor has another word for the behavior.
Dec. 12, 2017
Former CDC Official Working To Restore Funding To Research Gun Violence Prevention
This year has seen a handful of high-profile shootings, from Las Vegas to Sutherland Springs, Texas, and it’s also seen calls to end gun violence. But some experts say doing that would require research.
Dec. 12, 2017
Is The U.S. Ready To Go Back To The Moon?
There has been a space battle raging above our heads and it has nothing to do with the new Star Wars.
Dec. 12, 2017
USDA Grants Arizona Waiver To Limit Fraud In Food Stamp Program
The U.S. Agriculture Department has given Arizona the OK to test out a program the state said is aimed at reducing fraud and illegal trafficking in food stamp cards.
Dec. 12, 2017
ASU Moving Thunderbird School To Downtown Phoenix Campus
The Glendale campus will be redeveloped by ASU’s nonprofit revenue generator ASU Enterprise Partners for mixed-use real estate, then sold.
Dec. 12, 2017
DCS Working To Minimize Unnecessary Child Removals
DCS Director Greg McKay said the agency is working on a tool to spot red flags and identifiers to determine when an investigation is not needed. This comes after a record number of children have gone into the foster care system.
Dec. 12, 2017
California Fire Evacuee Returns Home
The Thomas Fire continues to burn through areas of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in California.
Dec. 12, 2017
FCC Expected To Vote On Net Neutrality Thursday
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has said he wants the commission to repeal net neutrality rules, and that could come as soon as Thursday when he and his four fellow commissioners meet.
Dec. 12, 2017
Postal Deadlines Are Here For Holiday Shipping
Options for shipping off holiday gifts on time are quickly dwindling depending on where and when you hope the package will arrive.
Dec. 12, 2017
The Takeaway: A Divided GOP Is Working To Woo Diverse Voters
A conversation with Republican Governor Bill Haslam of Tennessee, the chair of the Republican Governors Association.
Dec. 12, 2017
Online Pet Retailer Opening First Arizona Warehouse
Goodyear is welcoming pet products company Chewy.
Dec. 12, 2017
Vail School District To Use Tiny Homes To Recruit Teachers
When someone floated the idea of tiny homes for teachers, there were chuckles. But then there was talk that, hey, maybe that wasn’t such a bad idea.
Dec. 12, 2017
9th Circuit Court Clears Way For South Mountain Freeway Project
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way for valley transportation planners by voting, 'No' to repealing the South Mountain Freeway project.
Dec. 12, 2017
Tiny House Movement Growing In Northern Arizona
The tiny house movement is getting bigger in northern Arizona where the median price for a single family home is higher than metro Phoenix.
Dec. 12, 2017
Bill To Ban Computer Bots Intellectually Challenged
A bill in the works for the upcoming legislative session is focused on ending computer bots in Arizona.
Dec. 12, 2017
SCOTUS Rejects Petition On Patent Case, In Favor Of GoDaddy
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday refused to review a lower courts decision in a patent rights case against Scottsdale-based GoDaddy. Previous court decisions in favor of the tech-giant stand and are final and have implications for other major businesses.
Dec. 12, 2017
Phoenix Commercial Real Estate Deal Ranks Among Largest Ever
A 2 million square-foot real estate deal has just finalized near Tempe Town Lake. It's one of the largest commercial property transactions on record in metro Phoenix.
Dec. 12, 2017

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