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A baridine weevil
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Aug. 25, 2016
The Arizona Game and Fish Department said Thursday that the birds have had record-breaking numbers this year in breeding areas, eggs laid and young hatched.
Aug. 25, 2016
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A tenured University of Arizona professor has pleaded guilty to taking thousands of dollars from the school.
Aug. 25, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission
The election for Arizona’s regulatory agency— the Corporation Commission— rarely garners much attention but that’s not the case this year.
Aug. 25, 2016
John Marchello, a tenured professor of animal sciences who worked at the university for nearly 50 years, was accused of misappropriating money from a student-run meat store that he oversaw. He resigned in April, just days before he was indicted.
Aug. 24, 2016
The ordinance was designed to ban discrimination in Scottsdale based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing and public accommodations. Cities like Phoenix, Tempe, Tucson and Flagstaff already have such edicts in place.
Aug. 24, 2016
Arizona’s attorney general said a local non-profit is abusing the judicial system by suing about 2,000 Valley businesses for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Aug. 24, 2016
The challenges of writing about an iconic historical figure are daunting and they grow if you’re also an actor taking on the role. Valley actor Marcelino Quinonez wrote El Che and plays the title role of Che Guevara.
Aug. 24, 2016
restaurant servers and cooks
One of the chef and restaurateurs who has received a lot of praise in the Valley is Kevin Binkley. The Arizona Republic and azcentral food critic Dominic Armato reported that Binkley will be selling two of his restaurants.
Aug. 24, 2016
Hospice of the Valley, one of the most prominent organizations here, has been around more four decades. Recently, the 1,400 employee non-profit elevated Debbie Shumway to the position of executive director.
Aug. 24, 2016
ASU Old Main
Who is going to vote in Arizona on August 30 and what will get them to the polls? And what about independents?
Aug. 24, 2016
arizona Congressional Districts map
Arizona’s primary election is coming up on August 30. We went over three of the state’s congressional primaries with Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly and Robert Robb of The Arizona Republic.
Aug. 24, 2016
If Arizona voters approve Prop 205 this November, it would legalize marijuana for recreational use and likely force many companies to revamp their workplace policies.
Aug. 24, 2016
Recent filings with the Arizona department of insurance show health insurers offering marketplace plans will increase their premiums by as much as 122 percent in 2017. But officials with the U.S. Department of Health And Human Services say about 68 percent of consumers in the state will still pay less than $75 a month next year.
Aug. 24, 2016
Bottled water
Arsenic is a naturally occurring carcinogen widespread in the West. Levels in the drinking water at the Hopi Cultural Center average 12 parts per billion, slightly above the EPA’s standard of 10 parts per billion.
Aug. 24, 2016
Six-term incumbent Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is the front-runner in next week’s Republican primary. But just 11 days before the Aug. 30 primary election, a federal judge referred the sheriff for criminal contempt charges for repeatedly violating orders in a racial profiling case.
Aug. 24, 2016
Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation members in this remote Utah community would cast their ballots.
Aug. 24, 2016
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Prosecutors say the delegates abused a financial assistance program designed to help tribal members facing hard times.
Aug. 24, 2016
The family of Charles Vacca is seeking damages after he was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi.
Aug. 24, 2016
kelli ward
Ward's campaign has zeroed in on a dissatisfaction with voters of the status quo in Washington. McCain's campaign is touting his accomplishments to show why knowing the political system works.
Aug. 24, 2016

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