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Can Parking Meters Help The Homeless In Phoenix?
Phoenix Councilwoman Debra Stark hopes her colleagues will support a pilot program to help people experiencing homelessness — parking meters designed for people to donate money.
Mar. 6, 2019
Analysis Finds Protests Led To More Education Funding
Teachers in a handful of states, including Arizona, went on strike last year, demanding higher pay among other improvements. A recent report found, by and large, those teachers that walked out of the classroom got more money.
Mar. 6, 2019
Army Corps Approves $2B Arizona Copper Mine Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will issue a permit authorizing construction of a $2 billion copper mine in southern Arizona by a Canadian company.
Mar. 6, 2019
Arizona Prosecutor Says Uber Not Criminally Liable In Crash
An Arizona prosecutor has determined that Uber is not criminally liable in a crash last year in which one of its self-driving SUVs fatally struck a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix. But it's not known whether prosecutors are considering charges against the driver.
Mar. 6, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Signal Detection
When thinking about the concept of a "microaggression," what we're really doing is subscribing to signal-detection theory. What is the theory and how does it come into play when we're dissecting the behaviors of others?
Mar. 6, 2019
The Takeaway: HIV Medical Breakthrough Raises New Questions
The anonymous “London patient” appears to have been infection-free for the past year and a half, after receiving a bone marrow transplant for cancer. This comes nearly 12-years after the first patient — Timothy Ray Brown — went into remission by the same method.
Mar. 6, 2019
Sonoran Desert Inspires Researchers To
The group Next Generation Sonoran Desert Researchers is bringing scientists together to influence policy and raise public awareness about the region’s biological diversity.
Mar. 6, 2019
The Head Of Grand Canyon Was Target Of
The details on the lengthy federal investigation exonerating Chris Lehnertz of creating a hostile work environment were released Tuesday.
Mar. 5, 2019
Spring Training Brings In A Lot Of Fans — And Money
Fifteen Major League teams playing at 10 different stadiums from Surprise to Mesa attract nearly 2 million fans a year and generate hundreds of millions of dollars for the Arizona economy.
Mar. 5, 2019
Pence Speaks At AZ Manufacturer Meeting
Vice President Mike Pence spoke Tuesday at a board of directors meeting for a manufacturers group in the Valley. The VP urged the crowd to support President Trump’s trade and border policies.
Mar. 5, 2019
What Is Trump
President Trump has had an enormous impact on the U.S. Supreme Court, appointing Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. He has also claimed to have been incredibly influential on the lower courts as well, though that is much more difficult to quantify.
Mar. 5, 2019
All AZ Universities Receive
All of Arizona’s three major public universities have been given a “greenlight” by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education — or FIRE — for their policies on free speech.
Mar. 5, 2019
Controversy About MAGA Gear In School Sparks Anger
Last Friday, at Perry High School in the Chandler Unified School District, students wore “Make America Great Again” clothing and carried a Trump banner to school. The students say it was to celebrate the school’s “Party in the USA" theme day.
Mar. 5, 2019
Why Cactus Poaching Is A Big Problem Right Now
Cactus theft has been a problem in Arizona and around the Southwest for years, but some scientists and land managers believe the problem is getting worse. And, as the market for cacti is evolving, so are the methods poachers use and the types of cacti they’re targeting.
Mar. 5, 2019
Arizona Could Soon See A Longer General Election
Arizona’s primary election could be moving to the beginning of August instead of the last Tuesday of the month, as it is now.
Mar. 5, 2019
Phoenix Recall Of Nowakowski Election Called Off
The Urban Phoenix Project PAC collected enough signatures to force a recall election against Councilman Michael Nowakowski. A Maricopa County Superior Court judge stopped the recall Tuesday.
Mar. 5, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Announces Retirement
Scott Bales, chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court, announced this morning he is retiring at the end of July. Bales, named to the court in 2005 by Democrat Gov. Janet Napolitano, is currently the longest-serving member of the court.
Mar. 5, 2019
How Deeply Rooted Is Nationality?
New psychology research suggests that nationalism is something that is established very early in life.
Mar. 5, 2019
Proposal Could Lead To Pac-12 And Big 12 Alliance
When it comes to the so-called "revenue sports" like football and men’s basketball, late 2018 and early 2019 have been horrible seasons for the Pac-12 conference.
Mar. 5, 2019
The Quiz Show: Solve This Puzzle For A Chance To Win
It’s almost time for the next episode of The Quiz Show! That’s when we bring back our resident quiz master and "Jeopardy!" Tournament of Champions winner, Leszek Pawlowicz.
Mar. 5, 2019

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