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CAP Could Act On Drought Plan At Thursday Meeting
The board of the Central Arizona Project meets Thursday. It’s another step in the high-stakes wrangling over water cutbacks. The board could vote — or not — on a drought framework described last week in a meeting of the Arizona Lower Basin Drought Contingency Plan Steering Committee.
Dec. 5, 2018
Buying For A Book Lover? Mesa Library Can Help
“Everybody has somebody on their shopping list that is just impossible to buy for, so we’re hoping to be able to provide something that is very custom and very personal that doesn’t require a big outlay of cash,” said Librarian Cherise Mead.
Dec. 5, 2018
UA Receives Grant To Study Alzheimer
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brian Science has received a grant to understand why more women than men have Alzheimer’s disease.
Dec. 5, 2018
U.S. Fish And Wildlife Proposes Protection Plan For Endangered Turtle
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed protecting land in Pima County for an endangered aquatic turtle.
Dec. 5, 2018
Mexico City Swears In Its First Elected Female Mayor
Mexico City swore in its first elected female mayor on Wednesday, as more women are pursuing active roles in Mexican politics and are transforming a male-dominated field.
Dec. 5, 2018
First Baby Born From Uterus Transplanted From Deceased Donor Rekindles Ethical Questions
Roughly 9.5 million women cannot conceive children due to an abnormality of the uterus. Now, transplants from deceased donors may offer a new, risky and expensive option. But, with other means available, is it one worth exploring?
Dec. 5, 2018
75 Years Later, Japanese-American Internment Camp Remembered
A tiny town on the western edge of the Navajo Nation was a prison for dozens of Japanese Americans who’d never been charged with a crime. The notorious case continues to play out today in the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court, where even sitting judges call the World War II internment camp history a “shameful precedent,” when it considered the so-called Muslim travel ban this year.
Q&AZ: What Is The History Of Japanese Internment Camps In Arizona?
Dec. 5, 2018
Man Held Over Agent
The man accused of killing a federal agent in Tucson last week appeared before a federal magistrate Tuesday morning.
Dec. 4, 2018
Some Nursing Students
Some nursing students are criticizing the Arizona State Board of Nursing for limiting which out-of-state programs are allowed to operate in Arizona.
Dec. 4, 2018
High Levels Of Lead Dust Found In Garcia Elementary School
Testing showed lead paint in the older building, which turned to dust because of water damage, according to the superintendent. Six classrooms had significant amounts of lead paint dust over the federal limit in the air.
Dec. 4, 2018
FBI Offers Reward For Info After Consulate Attack
The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information about an attack on a U.S. consulate in western Mexico. Two hand grenades were lobbed at the consulate in Guadalajara, in the western state of Jalisco, just before 11 p.m. Friday, according to a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.
Dec. 4, 2018
How To Outsmart A Porch Pirate
As home deliveries rise, mail services are offering customers options to outsmart package thieves. Last year, Amazon reported delivering more than 5 billion packages to its Prime customers
Dec. 4, 2018
Mesa Mulls Dockless Bike, Scooter Regulations
Valley cities are increasingly looking at new rules for scooters and bicycles you rent with a smartphone. Mesa council told staff this week to draft regulations for the vehicles that could be voted on in early 2019.
Dec. 4, 2018
Prescott City Council Votes 6-1 To Call For Stringer
The Prescott City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday to call for state Rep. David Stringer’s resignation following his latest controversial remarks on race.
Dec. 4, 2018
Group Says Ducey
The complaint filed Tuesday by the Campaign Legal Center with to the Secretary of State's Office charges that a donation listed as coming from a Delaware corporation known as Blue Magnolia Investments, LLC really is little more than disguised funds from Larry Van Tuyl.
Dec. 4, 2018
More U.S. Beef Being Recalled Over Salmonella Fears
An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.
Dec. 4, 2018
Luke AFB Facing Shortage Of Combat Pilot Instructors
For more than a year, Luke Air Force Base has faced a critical pilot shortage. In 2017, a Brigadier General called the U.S. Air Force's 2,000-pilot shortfall a "national crisis," and launched a five-year initiative to recruit and retain pilots at bases nationwide.
Dec. 4, 2018
Researchers Work To Protect Devices From Cyberattacks
More and more of us have smart TVs, appliances and other devices connected to the Internet of Things. A group of researchers and industry officials in Arizona and elsewhere is working on ways to shore up security on those devices and try to inoculate them from cyberattacks.
Dec. 4, 2018
Saving The Rainforest With Healthcare?
Health in Harmony is a planetary health organization. The folks there work on improving our planet’s biodiversity and health, and they do it using some less than obvious solutions. Case in point: In Borneo. For the last decade, they’ve been tackling deforestation by providing healthcare for the families and communities living around the rain forest.
Dec. 4, 2018
Groundwater More Scarce Than Previously Thought
As water managers and state officials across the Southwest get closer to nailing down a deal on the future of the Colorado River’s water, a new study shows another source of water may not be assured in the future.
Dec. 4, 2018

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