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Nonbinary Arizonans Struggle To Get Travel IDs
In less than a year, Arizonans will have to make sure they have a Travel ID if they want to get on an airplane. But, for some Arizonans, the process is complicated.
Oct. 7, 2019
Ducey Selects David Shinn As New Corrections Director
Gov. Doug Ducey has announced his selection of a new director of the Arizona Department of Corrections. The governor says he was looking for someone with a record of solving problems and getting results, and David Shinn is that man.
Oct. 7, 2019
New Grant To Help Schools Teach Music Tech
Producer J Dilla passed away from a rare blood disease more than a decade ago but, just before he died, he released a an album called "Donuts." Now, Save The Music has started a new program aimed at continuing his legacy.
Oct. 7, 2019
Study: Why ‘Metal World’ Psyche Is Only Half As Dense As Expected
In 2022, NASA will send its first mission to the asteroid Psyche, a metal world that some believe to be the core of a failed planet. But Psyche is only about half as dense as it should be. New research offers one possible explanation.
Oct. 7, 2019
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Moves Ahead With Major Foreign Policy Overhauls Amid Impeachment Inquiry
Even as the Ukraine scandal embroils the White House, President Trump has continued to press forward with an often unpredictable approach to foreign policy.
Oct. 7, 2019
House Leader Wants AG To Declare Statewide Vaping Age Limit
An Arizona GOP leader has asked Attorney General Mark Brnovich to formally declare local vaping and smoking laws illegal and unenforceable.
Oct. 7, 2019
Kurt Volker Resigns From ASUs McCain Institute
Former U.S. special envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker has reigned his position of executive director of Arizona State University's McCain Institute for International Leadership.
Oct. 7, 2019
Arizona Science: Exploring The Interaction Between Man And Machine
Researchers say the future relationship between humans and computers will be collaborative instead of a one-sided, programmed conversation.
Oct. 7, 2019
Bald Eagle Numbers Dip In Arizona Despite More Breeding Area
The number of new bald eagles in Arizona has dipped from last year despite more breeding areas. The population of nestlings — birds too young to leave the nest — dropped from 87 last year to 71 this year.
Oct. 7, 2019
Phoenix Light Rail Extension To Include Bridge Over I-17
The Northwest Phase II extension will include new elements in Phoenix. A bridge will be built over Interstate 17 as part of Phoenix’s light rail expansion.
Oct. 7, 2019
ADOT Wants Public Input On I-10 Broadway Curve Plans
A radical facelift is being planned for the state’s busiest segment of Interstate 10. But first, freeway planners are seeking public input. About 300,000 vehicles drive through the Broadway Curve along I-10 every day.
Oct. 7, 2019
Celebrity Rehab Center Sold In Wickenburg
An Arizona rehabilitation center known for treating famous celebrities has a new owner. Scottsdale-based STORE Capital paid $27,212,249 for two rehab centers in Wickenburg.
Oct. 7, 2019
Phoenix Parents Of Murdered Children Mark Day Of Remembrance
It’s a club no one wants to join. But the Valley of the Sun Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children has nearly 2,000 members. Recently, hundreds of people gathered at Encanto Park in Phoenix to mark the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.
Oct. 7, 2019
Phoenix Increases Financial Incentives To Farmers Insurance
An insurance company plans to add hundreds more employees in Phoenix. In exchange, the city’s offering hundreds of thousands of dollars. Phoenix will pay Farmers Insurance Exchange $1,000 for each new worker who makes at least $44,000 annually in their second year of employment.
Oct. 7, 2019
Beto ORourke Talks Guns, Immigration In Phoenix
Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke held a town hall event in downtown Phoenix. Gun control and immigration were two of the big issues he spoke about. Topics on the agenda included President Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric, gun violence, immigration and climate change.
Oct. 6, 2019
Mexico Senator, Reports: Supreme Court Judge Abruptly Quits
Supreme Court associated justice Eduardo Medina Mora, a longtime public servant, lawyer and diplomat who held multiple Cabinet-level positions, reportedly resigned Thursday in a highly unusual and abrupt move.
Oct. 6, 2019
$22 Million Pinto Creek Bridge Replacement Begins Monday
Beginning Monday, motorists near Miami, Arizona, should expect delays on U.S. 60 while the Pinto Creek Bridge gets an upgrade. The current Pinto Creek Bridge was built in 1949 with an estimated lifespan of 50 years — 70 years later, it’s getting replaced.
Oct. 6, 2019
Phoenix VA Hospital Director RimaAnn Nelson Stepping Down
RimaAnn Nelson, who has served as the director of the Phoenix VA Health Care System for three years, is leaving her position to become the director of the Veterans Integrated Service Network in Cincinnati.
Oct. 6, 2019
Traffic Limited At Lockett Meadow, A Popular Spot To See Fall Leaves
Lockett Meadow sits in the Coconino National Forest, flush with deciduous trees. The colorful array of leaves attract big crowds every fall. Forest officials will be limiting the meadow to 100 cars at a time the first few weekends of October.
Oct. 6, 2019
USMCA Could Help Develop Southern Mexico, Central America
The Mexican government is expecting the U.S. Congress to soon ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA). And the Mexican undersecretary of foreign affairs has important expectations on the agreement’s benefits.
Oct. 6, 2019

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