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A Tucson-based company is getting some money from NASA, to do research with stratospheric balloons. They basically float on top of the earth’s atmosphere, in an environment that’s close to what a spacecraft in orbit around the Earth would see.
Aug. 25, 2016
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton joined law enforcement authorities Thursday to implore the community for any possible tips on the still-at-large serial shooter.
Aug. 25, 2016
Pima County Logo
Newly released numbers show the county added 15,000 new jobs between July 2015 and July of this year. That’s 4.2 percent growth. When you look at similarly-sized metro areas nationwide, only Ogden and Provo, Utah had faster growth than Pima County.
Aug. 25, 2016
The National Parks Service marks its 100th anniversary today, and Arizona’s ties to the NPS are deep. That’s in large part due to the Grand Canyon, the emotional reactions it generates, and the thousands of tourists who go there every year.
Aug. 25, 2016
High prison populations have forced the issue of sentencing reform. As these policies shift, so too are the strategies of the companies behind private prisons. A new report released by the American Friends Society warns of the consequences of for-profit companies entering the field of alternatives to incarceration.
Aug. 25, 2016
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The News21 program at the Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU sent students to 31 states for their project, Voting Wars, to explore the deeper issues.
Aug. 25, 2016
Phoenix already has a trade office in Mexico City. Now the city has office space in Hermosillo, which will help Phoenix businesses develop connections in the Mexican states of Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Baja California and Baja California Sur.
Aug. 25, 2016
The public will get a chance to voice their opinions Aug. 29 and 30 about allowing a mining company to re-open three uranium mines on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
Aug. 25, 2016
Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns
At long last, Bob Burns has made good on his threat. He has subpoenaed the state’s largest power company, Arizona Public Service and its parent company Pinnacle West, demanding records of all charitable and political spending in recent years.
Aug. 25, 2016
Eos Foundation Theater in the Flandrau Science Center
The University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Lab will preview the upcoming mission at an open house Saturday. Next door, the Flandrau Science Center will open its renovated planetarium theater.
Aug. 25, 2016
bulk trash
Listen to the sounds of Ramon Saiz collecting bulk trash for the city of Tempe.
Aug. 25, 2016
wildfire
Fire crews are battling several large, un-contained fires throughout the West. Although none of those fires in Arizona, hundreds of those firefighters are coming from here.
Aug. 25, 2016
After a more than a month of lower numbers, gasoline prices around the state are up this week.
Aug. 25, 2016
Homeless panhandler poverty
An overflow homeless shelter in Phoenix just got a $95,000 cash infusion. The funding will help the facility stay open through February.
Aug. 25, 2016
Those opposed to requiring employers to pay their workers at least $12 an hour by 2020 asked the Arizona Supreme Court Wednesday to block a vote on the matter.
Aug. 25, 2016
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
The aircraft is a major component of Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, which has about 80 of the 300 remaining A-10s.
Aug. 25, 2016
A baridine weevil
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Aug. 25, 2016
The Arizona Game and Fish Department said Thursday that the birds have had record-breaking numbers this year in breeding areas, eggs laid and young hatched.
Aug. 25, 2016
University of Arizona logo
A tenured University of Arizona professor has pleaded guilty to taking thousands of dollars from the school.
Aug. 25, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission
The election for Arizona’s regulatory agency— the Corporation Commission— rarely garners much attention but that’s not the case this year.
Aug. 25, 2016

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