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Nogales, Sonora, To Repair Wastewater Plant Pumps
A solution may be in sight to stop the current overflow of wastewater containing raw sewage from Mexico into the Nogales Wash. Wastewater from the Los Alisos Wastewater Treatment Plant in Nogales, Sonora has been intermittently flowing across the border into the Nogales Wash since mid-January.
April 1, 2019
High-Rises Proposed For Downtown Phoenix Transit Hub
A major bus hub and light rail stop in downtown Phoenix could be getting a major makeover. The 2.564-acre city-owned site at Central Avenue and Van Buren Street is home to Central Station. It was appraised at $12,286,000 in October 2017.
April 1, 2019
Hiral Tipirneni To Run In 6th Congressional District
Hiral Tipirneni, a former emergency room physician who twice ran unsuccessfully in 2018 as the Democratic nominee for Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, is trying once again for a spot on Capitol Hill in 2020.
March 31, 2019
Gas Shortage At Some Circle Ks Continues
Circle K is continuing to face a shortage of gasoline that has plagued its stations across Arizona for weeks. The company has blamed its supply chain for the problem.
March 31, 2019
Turning Cactus Into Biodegradable Plastic
In 2013, some of Sandra Pascoe Ortiz's students came to her with a class project to use the prickly pear cactus as the base for a biodegradable plastic, she said. They abandoned it after a semester, but Pascoe said she told herself, "This can be done."
March 31, 2019
ADOT Study To Improve I-10 Broadway Curve
The 11-mile portion of the Broadway Curve along Interstate 10 from Interstate 17 and Santan Loop 202 is being considered for expansion in order to alleviate traffic bottlenecks near Sky Harbor Airport.
March 31, 2019
Vandalism Interrupts Restoration At Conservation Park
Dozens of mesquite trees in Sahuarita, 20 miles south of Tucson, were chopped down in February, interrupting restoration of the area. Pima County has been restoring Canoa Ranch Conservation Park.
March 31, 2019
Arizona Universities Visit Sonoran High School Students
The University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University participated in an event Friday to help high school students in neighboring Sonora, Mexico learn about educational opportunities north of the border.
March 31, 2019
Ex-Southwest Key Workers Wont Face Abuse Charges
Former Southwest Key Programs workers will not be charged in connection with an investigation of whether they physically abused unaccompanied migrant children last year.
March 29, 2019
Flagstaff Responds To Hate Crime With Love
People in Flagstaff have responded to a recent hate crime with heart. When swastikas were found painted on a Jewish community center’s windows in late March, the community covered its fence with hearts made of tinfoil.
March 29, 2019
Mexican Marines: Poacher Shot Accidently
Mexican marines say a man was shot Thursday when a gun accidentally fired during a skirmish with poachers in a small fishing town on Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.
March 29, 2019
Game And Fish Auction Includes Antlers, Hide And Taxidermy
Hundreds of antlers, taxidermy mounts of animals, hides and more will be auctioned at the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Expo in Phoenix this weekend. Game and Fish collects the items through seizures by law enforcement, donations, and discoveries in the wild, then auctions them off to generate more revenue.
March 29, 2019
Salt River Project Stops Release Of Runoff Water
Salt River Project will stop the release of runoff water from its reservoirs this weekend. Jeff Lane, spokesman for SRP, says the high level of the reservoirs is all thanks to snow melt from Arizona’s high country.
March 29, 2019
How #RedForEd Has Shifted Education
A little less than a year ago, tens of thousands of educators and their supporters marched to the state capitol to call for the legislature and Gov. Ducey to raise salaries and overall spending for K-12 education in Arizona.
March 29, 2019
New Study Confirms Mexican Wolf Status, Changes Red Wolf Classification
While a proposal made early this month may soon strip the gray wolf of its endangered species protections, a government-funded study supports maintaining the Mexican wolf’s status as an endangered subspecies.
March 29, 2019
UA Will Use $1.2M Grant To Help Make Drinking Water Safer
Engineers at the University of Arizona received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to find ways to make drinking water safer.
March 29, 2019
Border Towns Can’t Afford To Ignore Trump Shutdown Threat
Unless Mexico does more to stop Central American immigration to the United States, Trump tweeted Friday morning that he would close, “the Border, or large sections of the Border, next week.”
March 29, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap March 29, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
March 29, 2019
The Takeaway: How To Win Wisconsin
In 2016, Donald Trump cracked the so-called blue wall in the industrial Midwest winning Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. This week on Politics with Amy Walter, what will it take for Democrats to win back Wisconsin?
March 29, 2019
Author Explores Increased Mental Health Issues In Teens
New research by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge indicates that mental health disorders have risen dramatically among teens and young adults up to 25 years old. That dramatic shift, according to the research, has never been seen in any other generation.
March 29, 2019

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