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Teaching Opportunities Pair Children With Phoenix Area Charities
Parents already beleaguered by kids badgering them for the latest iPad or remote control camera, have a perfect teaching moment at valley charities.
Nov. 27, 2017
AARP Arizona Working With Lawmakers On Caregiver State Tax Break
Last year, caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias provided more than 18 billion hours of unpaid care, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Nov. 27, 2017
Artificial Light Pollution On The Rise Globally, LEDs Might Be Making It Worse
City lights drive back the night a little more each year, disrupting ecological cycles. Now, energy-efficient lights could be making light pollution worse.
Nov. 27, 2017
Proposed Arizona Legislation Seeks To Prevent Disguises At Public Events
Legislation being proposed by Scottsdale lawmaker Rep. Jay Lawrence seeks to make it a felony for protesters to wear any sort of disguise to evade recognition or identification in the commission of any public offense.
Nov. 27, 2017
Phoenix To Install LED Streetlights Throughout City
Phoenix will expand its LED project outside of the downtown area in a project that aims to replace all 100,000 city streetlights by fall 2019.
Nov. 27, 2017
Yuma Date Organization Helps Fund Study To Combat Weevil
There is a major date producer in Yuma, called Bard Valley, helping fund a study to develop new pesticides for the weevil.
Nov. 27, 2017
Phoenix Wants To Double Fee To Collect Shopping Carts
When Phoenix launched its shopping-cart retrieval program a decade ago, it was designed to pay for itself, but in the last fiscal year, the city reported it recovered only 28 percent of expenses.
Nov. 27, 2017
FDA Warns Of Medical Problems Related To Limbrel
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers to stop use immediately of a prescription drug marketed by a Scottsdale-based company.
Nov. 27, 2017
Forest Service Scheduled Burns Continue For Next Two Weeks
More scheduled fire treatments by the U.S. Forest Service will occur over the next two weeks.
Nov. 27, 2017
Arizona To Determine How Best To Spend Volkswagen Settlement Money
Arizona school districts seeking to replace their fleet of aging buses may be the recipients of $59 million. That money was awarded to the state as a result of a national lawsuit against Volkswagen that was settled last year.
Nov. 26, 2017
Exploratory Mining Company Seeks BLM Approval To Drill On Adjacent Federal Lands
Northern Vertex Mining Corp. has filed paperwork to begin measuring the economic viability of expanding its gold and silver mine exploration project in northwestern Arizona.
Nov. 25, 2017
Marriage-Proposal Bill Seeks To Establish Minimum Age Of 18
Scottsdale Republican State Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita wants to repeal existing Arizona law that allows children under the age of 18 to get married.
Nov. 25, 2017
Phoenix Police To Use Cars To Build Relationships, Careers
A new program is in the works to improve relationships between Phoenix police and high school students that can also prepare young people for careers in the automotive industry.
Nov. 25, 2017
Phoenix Could Hire Homeless Outreach Team For Light Rail
After two years of growing complaints from residents, business owners and neighborhood groups, Phoenix’s transit department will ask the city council this week to hire a homeless outreach team.
Nov. 24, 2017
Most Of Arizona Is In A Drought
Phoenix just experienced one of the hottest Thanksgivings on record, and high temperatures across the state are exacerbating another issue: drought.
Nov. 24, 2017
Finalists Chosen To Design Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial In Prescott
A panel has narrowed down its search for an artist to design a memorial for the Granite Mountain Hotshots, who died fighting a wildfire in 2013.
Nov. 24, 2017
How Do You Measure A Good Weekend?
For most of us, the weekend starts in just a few hours. It’s our chance to spend more time with the family, stay up late, go into full binge mode on a TV show or try countless other things.
Nov. 24, 2017
Sounds Of The City: Planting Fruit Trees With The Family
Listen to the sounds of Christopher Harvey planting trees at the Spaces of Opportunity garden in south Phoenix.
Nov. 24, 2017
Federal Watchdog Will Review EPA
A federal watchdog says it will review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to clean up abandoned uranium sites on the Navajo Nation.
Nov. 24, 2017
Phoenix
On a quiet, residential street with the skyline of Phoenix looming large, two stucco houses stand side-by-side, much newer than many of the other single-family homes on the block, a bright yellow tent in between them.
Nov. 24, 2017

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