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In 1991, the Stockholm International Water Institute began giving the Stockholm Water Prize on an annual basis. It’s generally intended to recognize “outstanding achievements in water-related activities.” And this year, an ASU professor is sharing the prize with a scientist from the Netherlands.
Apr. 3, 2018
Arizona Department of Transportation said they are exploring the idea of a so-called extra flex lane that could be opened in case of an accident or to ease I-17 congestion on the busy weekends.
Apr. 3, 2018
Filling technology jobs can be a challenge for many businesses across the Valley. That’s where the Maricopa County Community College District hopes to make a difference. The District will launch its new Information Technology Institute in Mesa this fall.
Apr. 3, 2018
Mary Kay pioneered the multi-level marketing world of beauty products in the 1960s. Women selling makeup to other women has proven to be a business model that’s endured the decades. But today, a new multi-level marketing beauty company is shifting the focus from just making women beautiful … to making women activists.
Apr. 3, 2018
Globe Unified School District said the administrator at High Desert Middle School learned of a threat last week that included a map and plan for a homemade bomb and handguns, but did not alert authorities.
Apr. 3, 2018
By signing House Bill 2434 into law, Gov. Doug Ducey has made Arizona the first state to be in what’s called a regulatory sandbox. This particular sandbox is focused on "fintech."
Apr. 3, 2018
If you are one of the more than 1 million Arizonans who pays your energy bill to the Salt River Project, you can vote Tuesday in elections for the utility’s new board members.
Apr. 3, 2018
About 2,000 college students in Arizona could soon learn whether they must pay higher tuition. The students are in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Apr. 3, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the University of Arizona police officer who shot and injured a woman who wielded a knife at her roommate in 2010.
Apr. 3, 2018
The Takeaway: Tariffs, Trade Wars And Soybeans
Early in March, President Trump boasted that in a potential trade war between the U.S. and China, the U.S. would easily prevail. This statement came just a couple of weeks before announcing that he would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and on potentially an estimated $60 billion worth of Chinese goods, sparking fears of a potential retaliation from China.
Apr. 3, 2018
Californians Are Back To Using About As Much Water As Before Drought
Since Gov. Jerry Brown called off California's drought emergency a year ago, we Californians seem to have gotten a little lazy when it comes to water conservation.
Apr. 3, 2018
The Arizona Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in a case challenging the decision by colleges and universities to offer in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program
Apr. 3, 2018
Inmates now also have a choice between 36 pads or tampons a month. A Perryville women's prison inmate says the new Arizona Department of Corrections policy has a made a “huge difference.”
Apr. 2, 2018
The city says work release processing has increased the workload in the Mesa holding facility. Mesa is spending less on jail services since it switched to the private for misdemeanor offenders.
Apr. 2, 2018
A federal judge has rejected provisions in a 2015 federal management rule that unlawfully imposed roadblocks to recovery of the endangered Mexican wolf.
Apr. 2, 2018
An alarming amphibian die-off is underway around the world, caused in part by a frog-killing fungus. But new research offers hope for some species.
Apr. 2, 2018
Arizona Educators United vows to continue applying pressure on lawmakers as students begin taking AZ Merit Standardized Testing.
Apr. 2, 2018
On Monday night in San Antonio, March Madness will come to an end — in April — as the NCAA men’s basketball champion will be crowned. Doug Haller of The Arizona Republic is in Texas to cover the game, and he joins The Show to talk about it.
Apr. 2, 2018
The conflict in Syria began in 2011 and has led to the loss of at least 400,000 Syrian lives. On top of that, millions of refugees have fled the country. Recently in The New York Times Magazine, Anand Gopal — who is also an assistant research professor at ASU — wrote about civilian casualties in Syria and U.S. accountability.
Apr. 2, 2018
Adam Laats, a professor of education and history at Binghamton University, wanted to dig into fundamentalist universities in his book because he thinks they say so much about American education, culture and politics.
Apr. 2, 2018

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