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Chemical Injections Used To Clean Up Polluted Phoenix Site
About 20 years ago, tetrachloroethene, a chemical commonly used in dry cleaning, polluted groundwater underneath 35th and 38th streets from Indian School Road to Piccadilly Road in Phoenix.
Jul. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: The Migrant Family Reunification Process Is Confused And Muddled
The migrant crisis continues to be in the news, but there are few answers as to what will happen with the migrant children after having been separated.
Jul. 2, 2018
Citizens Clean Elections Commission Director: Prop 306 Too Vague
A November ballot measure known as Proposition 306 is intended to take away the Citizens Clean Elections Commission’s ability to enact its own rules. A lawsuit filed last week by the commission says voters aren’t going to be told that in the election publicity pamphlet.
Jul. 2, 2018
The Pulse: Medicaid Plan Offers Food As Medicine
The growing number of “food as medicine” programs nationally are aimed at improving nutrition among adults with serious illnesses to help them heal, recover from medical procedures and control chronic diseases.
Jul. 2, 2018
Landslide Victory For
Mexican voters made a decisive choice for a new president on Sunday. In an election with a historic turnout, left-of-center candidate Andres Manuel López Obrador — commonly known as "AMLO" — won a landslide victory. Thousands marched late Sunday night in Mexico.
More News From Mexico City
Jul. 2, 2018
More Ozone And High Pollution In The Summer?
In the hot summer months, almost every forecast in Phoenix comes with an ozone or high pollution advisory.
Jul. 2, 2018
Phoenix Library Restoration Bill: $11.5 Million
After a pipe ruptured and damaged all five floors, Phoenix Burton Barr Central Library was closed for 11 months. Opening the doors again cost more than originally planned.
Jul. 2, 2018
Scientists Identify The Brain’s Pitch Area, Essential For Language
Human voices convey meaning and emphasis by changing pitch. Now, scientists at University of California, San Francisco believe they have found the brain area that makes this possible.
Jul. 2, 2018
Outdoor Dining, Brew Pub Coming To Convention Center
A local brew pub could soon set up shop on Convention Center property. The city’s new contract with Aramark Sports and Entertainment calls for transforming the Innovation Studio, an enclosed area at Monroe and Second streets, into outdoor drinking and dining space.
Jul. 2, 2018
UA Fraternity Closes Due To Health And Safety Violations
A University of Arizona fraternity has been suspended. This comes after an investigation into health and safety violations. The investigation into UA’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon resulted in the immediate closure of the chapter.
Jul. 1, 2018
Arizona Farm Bureau: Grocery Prices Down
There’s good news for Phoenix-area grocery shoppers. A new survey by the Arizona Farm Bureau shows some prices have fallen significantly. The survey shows the second quarter has brought lower prices for ground beef, bacon and milk — just to name a few items.
Jul. 1, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Consider Collecting Internet Sales Tax
Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard told Capitol Media Services he sees no reason why purchases made by Arizonans on the internet should be exempt from the state's 5.6 percent sales levy.
Jul. 1, 2018
Phoenix Protesters:
Swarms of Arizonans gathered at the Capitol in Phoenix Saturday, joining more than 600 rallies across the country protesting the separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jun. 30, 2018
Citizens Clean Elections Commission Votes To Sue The Legislative Council
Members of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted Friday to sue the Legislative Council for what commissioners claim is an effort to mislead voters about an upcoming ballot measure.
Jun. 30, 2018
Giant Blood Drive Sunday At Tempe Center For The Arts
Blood is needed at hospitals every single day, but especially around the Fourth of July holiday, when donations drop off sharply.
Jun. 30, 2018
USDA Annual Report Shows Changing Trends In Planted Crops
The USDA’s annual report for the crop year 2018 is out and Arizona’s barley growers planted 12,000 acres, the lowest level in 90 years.
Jun. 29, 2018
Arizona Drought Hurts Local Sheep Business
“So we’re having to supplement and haul water and things like that, which in normal years we don’t have to," said one sheep rancher.
Jun. 29, 2018
Pew: Rising Support For More Legal Immigration
Support for increasing legal immigration to the U.S. is on the rise, and shifting views among Democrats is the main driving force behind the jump in recent years, according to Pew.
Jun. 29, 2018
Mexico Prepares For Historic Elections
On July 1, Mexico will head to the polls for federal and local elections, and a new president will be chosen. They are expected to be the largest elections in the country’s history — but they’re also among the most violent.
Jun. 29, 2018
Tempe Voters To Decide Whether Council Can Oust Elected Leaders
The proposed change requires a vote of at least five to oust one of the council’s seven members for unlawful conduct involving moral turpitude, fraud or corruption.
Jun. 29, 2018

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