Construction begins Wednesday on a new permanent steel gate dam at Tempe Town Lake. The city of Tempe is building a permanent steel gate dam. As KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez reports, the city is replacing the temporary structure that’s been there since 2010, when the original dam gave way.
The state of Arizona is stepping away from its role in helping develop a new standardized test aligned with Common Core, but state officials say they're still fully committed to the new educational standards.
People like the Yazidis, Coptic Christians, and Assyrians, who have survived persecution over the centuries and are now threatened by ISIS, other Islamists or civil war. These ancient religions offer many clues about the past.