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Arizona State University is trying to become a cornerstone for the discipline by launching the Biomimicry Center next Tuesday in collaboration with the firm Biomimicry 3.8.
Feb. 27, 2015
Earlier this week, published reports surfaced that a whistleblower had accused former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce of some questionable decisions related to businesses he was involved with regulating.
Feb. 27, 2015
Attorneys representing immigrant families detained in Texas report the federal government has started setting bonds that would allow their clients to be released.
Feb. 27, 2015
Tempe announced its adding yet another company to its roster of big name businesses. Northern Trust, a financial services company, is expanding its current operations by building a new office, and it is promising to create 1,000 jobs in the next three years.
Feb. 27, 2015
A new report demonstrates Arizona is behind the national average in spending per student. The auditor general’s report released Friday shows a fourth of district’s are in moderate to high financial stress.
Feb. 27, 2015
All U.S. states have a nickname. Arizona also has one, sort of. Arizona has been known as The Grand Canyon State — but it took decades to make it official.
Feb. 27, 2015
The Coolidge School Board has voted unanimously to go to a four-day school schedule this fall. But the reasons behind the change are a bit different than when the district started discussing the idea.
Feb. 27, 2015
The Arizona Department of Administration predicts a 2.2 percent job growth this year. That’s up slightly from the 2.1 percent growth the state has seen for the last three years.
Feb. 27, 2015
A four-day hearing is set in April to determine if the sheriff and other officers should be held in contempt of court for violating a judge's orders in a racial profiling lawsuit. But Arpaio's lawyers are hoping they can negotiate a settlement.
Feb. 27, 2015
Salt River Project approved a 3.9 percent rate hike, which included an average $50 monthly charge to solar customers, during a marathon meeting on Thursday.
Feb. 26, 2015
The Department of Veterans Affairs released numbers on how many vets are taking advantage of private healthcare options.
Feb. 26, 2015
Astronomers in Southern Arizona have helped discover the most intense object in the early parts of the universe. But with the new discovery, there are more questions than answers.
Feb. 26, 2015
Arizona Opera’s newest production is Mozart’s "The Magic Flute," which was first performed in Austria in 1791. Since the beginning, it has had a fairy tale feel, but Arizona Opera’s take brings steampunk into the mix — sort of like dropping in the influence of H.G. Wells or Jules Verne.
Feb. 26, 2015
The fight for survival among the Valley and state’s more traditional arts is a long-running one. When will a game-changer come along to get more people in the community to recognize that the Phoenix area is producing world-class performances?
Feb. 26, 2015
The Valley is putting the spotlight on its entrepreneurs this week during Phoenix Startup Week.
Feb. 26, 2015
We’re always looking for the next big thing, especially in tech. Scott Snibbe thinks he may have found it.
Feb. 26, 2015
Last year, we told you about how some Valley communities were dealing with sober-living homes, places for people to live once they come out of treatment centers.
Feb. 26, 2015
Around this time last year, we took a trip to one of the Valley’s most endangered historic places, the Mesa Citrus Growers Association Building at Broadway and Country Club. The building closed in 2010, but Wednesday Mesa announced it had found a new tenant: Autoline Industries.
Feb. 26, 2015
Authorities say a 12-year-old girl who committed suicide at a Mexican migrant shelter near the border last year was sexually abused.
Feb. 26, 2015
Two llamas that were on the loose in Sun City have been captured – after tying up traffic and Twitter for hours.
Feb. 26, 2015

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