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distant dwarf planet Makemake
Astronomers have found a tiny moon hidden behind the dwarf planet Makemake in the outer solar system. Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff was part of the discovery team.
Apr. 29, 2016
Investigative reporter Dennis Wagner remembers hiring a cab to drive him into the riot zone to cover the 1992 riots in South Central Los Angeles.
Apr. 29, 2016
On Saturday the Arizona Republican Party will hold its state convention in Mesa to elect national delegates to attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer.
Apr. 29, 2016
hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center had the biggest difference in the state between what it paid and what it brought in — nearly $24 million.
Apr. 28, 2016
wildfire
Wildfire season in Arizona and other states is expected to get longer and longer as drought conditions continue and the potential effects of climate change are also a concern.
Apr. 28, 2016
The city of Tucson has a unique system of electing local officials. And a group — primarily Republicans — think that uniqueness also makes it unfair.
Apr. 28, 2016
The growing diversity of the U.S. population — particularly in the Southwest—is reflected in magazine, online and television ads. But how do agencies determine how that diversity should be presented? How sensitive are they to what consumers are seeing?
Apr. 28, 2016
Gilbert’s growth has been an issue for its schools. A few months back, there was a debate over where to move Gilbert Classical Academy. The school board was considering options including closing Gilbert Junior High.
Apr. 28, 2016
Gilbert water tower
The Power Ranch, Seville and Trilogy neighborhoods, which are southwest of ASU’s Polytechnic campus and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport have a nearly 16 percent five-year projected household growth.
Apr. 28, 2016
Road
Mayors from across the state are pushing for a $25 million federal grant, which would speed up a transportation project just north of the Nogales Port of Entry.
Apr. 28, 2016
Arizona lawmakers continue discussing the new budget proposal, although it appears as though many of those discussions are happening behind closed doors.
Apr. 28, 2016
butter making
The convenience of grocery stores has widened the gap between farm and table, but a local butter-making class is bringing back an old cooking skill.
Apr. 28, 2016
mural painting
Listen to the sounds of Robin Vining and his daughter, Mina, painting a mural on a wall in their neighborhood.
Apr. 28, 2016
Ulises Ferragut
Leslie Merritt’s Jr.’s defense team tore apart the police work that led to him being accused of some of the I-10 shooting incidents during a roughly one-hour briefing Thursday.
Apr. 28, 2016
Across the state the teen pregnancy rate has dropped by almost half from 2004 to 2014. The rate of 17.8 births per 1,000 teens is Arizona’s lowest since the 1980s.
Apr. 28, 2016
construction
During a Thursday conference call announcing first quarter earnings, company officials said rental revenue from construction customers increased ten percent compared to the same periodlast year, while revenue from the gas and oil industry decreased two percent
Apr. 28, 2016
last will
Whether you’re dealing with a divorce, writing your will or submitting an immigration petition, legal help is expensive. That’s why, this weekend, the State Bar of Arizona is holding a free Legal Aid Clinic for anyone who wants to sit face-to-face with an attorney and get their legal questions answered.
Apr. 28, 2016
jetpacks
What will the sports world and the athletes who compete in it look like in the year 2040? These are some of the questions a diverse group of attendees are considering at ASU’s Emerge Festival, which hopes to glimpse the future through sport.
Apr. 28, 2016
Mexican gray wolf
The agency reached a settlement with environmentalists, Arizona and Utah, but it still needs the approval of a federal judge.
Apr. 28, 2016
school classroom
The plan would set aside $100 million that the state would pledge to make payments on loans if the schools defaulted, a guarantee that should result in lenders demanding lower interest rates.
Apr. 28, 2016

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