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Sierra Club Issues Report Cards For 2015 Legislative Session
Report cards for students will be coming out later this month, but the Sierra Club has already issued its grades for the 2015 legislative session — and a lot of lawmakers received Fs.
May 7, 2015
ASU Plans To Offer Credit For Massive Open Online Courses
ASU plans to start offering credit for students taking Massive Open Online Courses.
May 7, 2015
ASU To Move Health Training Clinic To Westward Ho Hotel In Phoenix
This week, ASU announced it’ll be opening a clinic in the Westward Ho hotel.
May 7, 2015
Sounds Of The City: Hubbard Family Swim School
Listen to Matt Young instructing a swim class at Hubbard Family Swim School. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
May 7, 2015
Identifying The Nameless: Advancing The Science Of Human Decomposition To Identify Deceased Migrants
Brooks County, Texas, has seen at least 365 migrant deaths since 2011. Forensic investigators in Texas and Arizona are working to identify the deceased. But legal and logistical obstacles are a severe challenge.
May 7, 2015
Arizonas First Freestanding ER Coming To Chandler
Experts say Arizona needs more emergency rooms. So Dignity Health is opening the first freestanding ER in Chandler.
May 7, 2015
A Dicussion About The Jobs Outlook For Arizona In 2015
The United States has recovered all of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession, but that’s not the case in Arizona.
May 7, 2015
Amid State Cuts, NAU Looking To Other Revenue Streams
Recent cuts to all three state university budgets have meant schools like Northern Arizona University are not just increasing tuition. Now, NAU is considering less conventional streams of revenue.
May 7, 2015
How Phoenix Doctors Help With In-Flight Medical Emergencies All Over The World
At least 90,000 planes take off every day around the globe and about 100 of them make a call to a Phoenix call center to talk with one of five communication specialists.
May 7, 2015
Arizona Board of Regents Grants In-State Tuition To Certain Immigrants
The board overseeing Arizona's three public universities has voted to grant in-state tuition to young immigrants who were granted deferred deportation status by the Obama administration.
May 7, 2015
Poll: Republicans Open To Softer Immigration Policy
Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll.
May 7, 2015
Road To Grand Canyons North Rim Reopens To Visitors
The Arizona Department of Transportation said State Route 67 will reopen Wednesday. It's closed regularly over the winter season due to heavy snowfall.
May 7, 2015
Tower At Arizonas Mission San Xavier Del Bac Being Restored
The church's east tower is undergoing a restoration project that goes into full swing this summer and is expected to last five years. The projected cost is $3 million.
May 7, 2015
Yuma Sector Border Patrol Acquires Watercraft
The Yuma Sector purchased a Riverine Shallow Draft Vessel that will be used to monitor the Colorado River, spokesman Richard Withers said.
May 7, 2015
Got A Song Stuck In Your Head? Arizona Researchers Want To Know Why
More than 90 percent of people experience earworms — songs or jingles that get stuck in your head and just won’t go away. Now three researchers from the University of Arizona are trying to find out why.
May 7, 2015
Economists: Arizona Poised For Boost In Job Creation This Year
Arizona State University economists say 2015 is the year for job creation, but expressed concerns about wages and education, which they said are underlying, long-term problems.
May 6, 2015
Court Ruling Raises Questions About DREAMers’ Tuition
Since a judge upheld a Maricopa County Community College District policy that allows immigrant students who have work permits under the DACA program to pay in-state tuition rates, immigrant rights advocates are hoping that ruling will set a precedent for other institutions in the state.
May 6, 2015
Staff, Students Threaten Lawsuit Against Maricopa County Community College District
A group of current and former students and staff from GateWay Community College are threatening to file a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Maricopa County Community College District.
May 6, 2015
Senate Committee Approves Bill To Relax Land Management Laws For Border Patrol
A bill that would give Customs and Border Protection quicker access to more federal land along the border has passed a U.S. Senate committee. Senator John McCain, the bill’s sponsor, says current restrictions on vehicular traffic are slowing officer response times.
May 6, 2015
34-Year-Old Malayan Sun Bear Euthanized At Tucson Zoo
A rare, elderly bear has been euthanized at a Tucson Zoo. She was the oldest known Malayan sun bear in captivity.
May 6, 2015

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