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Phoenix Rising Given
Phoenix Rising soccer team has announced its preseason schedule for the upcoming year — it includes February games against several Major League Soccer teams, which have trained in Tucson for the past several years.
Dec. 6, 2017
 VA Study Links Veterans
Vietnam veterans have struggled to deal with PTSD and other health challenges in the nearly 50 years since they served overseas. Following the results of a Department of Veterans Affairs study, a link between cases of a rare bile duct cancer and a parasite that gets into the body via raw or undercooked fish may have been found.
Dec. 6, 2017
Prescott Police Investigate Reports That Newspaper Owner Was Poisoned
This time of year, Prescott is mostly known for being Arizona’s Christmas city. In a twist, recent headlines there have focused on a co-owner of The Prescott Daily Courier saying he has been poisoned.
Dec. 6, 2017
TGen Helps Develop New Test To Diagnose Valley Fever
Doctors treating patients they suspect have valley fever will soon have a new way to test for the disease. TGen, along with the Utah-based company DxNA, says the FDA has cleared their new, molecular test for the ailment.
Dec. 6, 2017
U.S. Company Opens First Fully Independent Gas Station In Mexico
While conversations to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA continue, energy trade between Mexico and the U.S. keeps expanding. And this Wednesday, an American company opened the first fully private gas station in Mexico.
Dec. 6, 2017
TEC Together Nonprofit Aims To Help Seniors With Technology
A small Phoenix-based nonprofit aims to help senior citizens get a better handle on technology.
Dec. 6, 2017
 Researcher Discusses Progress Of Alzheimer
Researchers around the world are working to make advances in treatments or, potentially, a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. People are living longer — and the number of cases continues to rise.
Dec. 6, 2017
 Bipartisan Negotiations Continue Over DACA Policy
Negotiations continue behind the scenes on what to do with the nearly 700,000 so-called "DREAMers" in the United States — who were brought to this country as children when undocumented relatives took them across the border.
Dec. 6, 2017
UA May Soon Sell Alcohol At Basketball Games
The University of Arizona may soon be serving wine and beer at basketball games.
Dec. 6, 2017
Wildfires Continue To Burn In LA
Winds are pushing the blazes toward Bel Air and Interstate 405 threatening more damage. More than 50,000 acres have burned already.
Dec. 6, 2017
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Mindfulness
When was the last time someone said to you, "Just take a breath?" It's a way to slow down, be in the moment, create space. It's also a big part of a mindfulness trend.
Dec. 6, 2017
The Takeaway: Healthcare, DACA Could Trip Up GOP Tax Bill
Republicans are trying to figure out how to reconcile the House and Senate tax plans, but there are some big snags up ahead, including how to deal with DACA and the individual mandate. Dec 6, 2017
Dec. 6, 2017
Short Creek: Beyond FLDS, Part IV – You Gotta Have Faith
Historically, the FLDS has been the most prominent religious presence in Short Creek, but in recent years it has become much more religiously diverse as people have left or been kicked out of the church. Now there are several faiths present in a community that was once dominated by just one.
Dec. 6, 2017
Tempe-Based Solar Company To Rollout Updated Solar Panels Early
Tempe-based First Solar announced the early rollout of its updated solar panels Tuesday at its investor call.
Dec. 6, 2017
Competition, Storm Recovery Could Boost Cost Of Tempe Streetcar
Tempe is moving utilities to make way for a three-mile streetcar system and design for the project is approaching 90 percent completion.
Dec. 6, 2017
Immigration Enforcement Goes Up In The Interior, Down At The Border
Apprehensions at the U.S. border dropped significantly in the fiscal year 2017, while interior immigration arrests rose sharply, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Dec. 6, 2017
Arizona Attorney General Intervenes In New Batch Of ADA Lawsuits
Arizona’s top law enforcement official is trying to stop a local attorney from suing the lodging industry under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Dec. 6, 2017
Lawsuit To Give Colorado River Legal Personhood Is Over
A lawsuit to give the Colorado River legal personhood is over. A Colorado environmental group had sued that state in federal court, asking the court to say the river could sue over environmental threats.
Dec. 6, 2017
Alaska USA Credit Union Moving Its Service Center To Glendale
Officials say Glendale is a good place for the center because the area doesn’t have service-disrupting natural disasters and is close to the data center, also in Glendale.
Dec. 6, 2017
ADOT Starts Construction On I-10 Dust Storm Radar
A $58 million project will widen four miles of the I-10 south of Eloy to three lanes in both directions and install dust storm-detecting radar. “Right where you and I would be going down the freeway, we’ll know exactly what visibility is like,” ADOT spokesman Tom Herrmann said.
Dec. 5, 2017

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