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Rain To Continue
Look up in the sky. It's a bird, it’s a plane, wait, no...it’s just rain.
Nov. 22, 2013
Valley Gets Drenched
The Valley is drenched. More than an inch and half of rain fell by Friday afternoon alone.
Nov. 22, 2013
Adriene Jenik: So Your Son Or Daughter Wants To Be An ART Major?!
Your college major has a bigger influence on your income, and the team at Planet Money looked at range of earnings for undergraduates.
Nov. 22, 2013
Brown Cloud Over The Valley
You may have noticed a brown cloud hanging over the Valley recently. That is not a metaphor, but it is a visible sign of some of the problems the region has with air quality.
Nov. 22, 2013
Republican Governors Association Meets In Scottsdale
The Republican Governors Association has been meeting in Scottsdale this week and drew some pretty big gubernatorial names, including Rick Perry of Texas, Bobby Jindall of Louisiana and the group’s newly elected chairman, Chris Christie of New Jersey.
Nov. 22, 2013
California Channel Sets Precedent
Arizona’s neighbor to the west was an early adopter of video access to state and county government meetings. The California Channel began broadcasting in February of 1991.
Nov. 22, 2013
Calculating Arizona
Whether you have bought tickets for a Saturday night concert, gone out for a birthday dinner or spent part of an afternoon pulling the one-armed bandit, you have contributed to Arizona’s huge Indian gaming industry.
Nov. 22, 2013
Rosemont Mine
Federal environmental regulators are recommending against a permit under the Clean Water Act for a huge copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.
Nov. 22, 2013
Did You Know: Arizona Navy Deployed
Air Force, Army, Marines and the National Guard. These are the branches of the military stationed in Arizona, and there is one more.
Nov. 22, 2013
Arizona Board Of Regents Rejects Tuition Proposal
A proposal to give a university tuition discount to some immigrant students in the United States illegally has been rejected by the Arizona Board of Regents. The board nixed a proposal from Regent Dennis DeConcini, with other regents saying it would not survive a legal challenge.
Nov. 22, 2013
Lack Of National Uniformity In ELL Instruction A Challenge
There’s one area of education that is always ripe for controversy in Arizona, and that’s how to teach English Language Learners. Each state varies tremendously in how it handles these students, but that can be a problem as states move toward more common standards.
Nov. 22, 2013
ASU’s Cronkite School Reflects On Namesake’s Delivery Of Kennedy News
“President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. central standard time, 2 o’clock eastern standard time, some 38 minutes ago.”
Nov. 22, 2013
Unemployment In Arizona Down .1 Percent
Arizona’s unemployment rate ticked down a bit in October to 8.2 percent.
Nov. 22, 2013
ADOT Prepared For Rain And Snow Storms
The Department of Transportation says it’s ready for the winter storm that’s expected to bring rain and snow to most of the state the next few days.
Nov. 22, 2013
DPS Investigates Deferred Child Abuse Complaints
Members of a legislative oversight panel and Governor Brewer are searching for answers this morning, about how 6,000 child abuse complaints since 2009 were shelved without ever being investigated.
Nov. 22, 2013
 Navajo Casinos Stimulate Economy — At A Cost
It’s been five years since the Navajo Nation opened its first casino. For two decades the tribe resisted the lure of the quick money maker. They feared the social ills that tend to come with gaming — compulsive gambling, alcoholism, crime and loss of culture.
Nov. 22, 2013
Child Protective Services Says It Wrongly Ignored 6,000 Abuse Calls
Arizona’s Child Protective Services agency revealed Thursday that 6,000 allegations of child abuse or neglect since 2009 were wrongly classified and not investigated.
Nov. 21, 2013
National Forest Service Has An App
Visitors to Arizona’s national forests will no longer need to carry giant paper maps. The Forest Service created a smart phone app to help visitors navigate through the forest.
Nov. 21, 2013
Hopi Tribe Elects New Chairman
The vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe has been elected its new chairman.
Nov. 21, 2013
Flake Bill Could Keep Parks Open
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has introduced a bill aimed at keeping national parks and other public land open during future government shutdowns.
Nov. 21, 2013

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