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A bill moving through the Arizona Legislature would update the Silver Alert notification system to include people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Feb. 8, 2018
An FBI report into the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has determined that the deceased agent was not attacked prior to his death in Texas.
Feb. 8, 2018
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A woman who stole more than $75,000 from the Topock Elementary School District was sentenced to jail Wednesday.
Feb. 8, 2018
texting and driving
Arizona lawmakers are closer than ever to passing a statewide no-texting while driving law aimed at everyone behind the wheel.
Feb. 8, 2018
Young, Arizona
The Pleasant Valley War exploded out of a bitter feud between two families that stole cattle. Historians have tried to document exactly what happened. But they ran into misinformation campaigns designed to protect those involved.
Feb. 8, 2018
Arizona Freedom Caucus House Republicans support the latest continuing resolution to keep the government from shutting down this week.
Feb. 8, 2018
A new report on native food sovereignty says tribal communities in Arizona still struggle to control food production and health.
Feb. 8, 2018
Earth's plasmasphere
An amateur astronomer has picked up signals from a satellite NASA gave up for dead more than decade ago. But can the agency revive its comatose craft?
Feb. 7, 2018
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Forecasters say one of the most important reservoirs in the Southwest could collect less than half its normal amount of spring runoff this year.
Feb. 7, 2018
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
The Phoenix New Times recently culled together a list of neighborhoods you might not have heard of — and they think you should know about. One favorite emerging neighborhood, Eastlake Park, is an area just east of Chase Field in downtown Phoenix that’s been cut through by the light rail on both Washington and Jefferson streets in recent years.
Feb. 7, 2018
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is observing its 25th anniversary this year with a new campaign aimed at asking questions.
Feb. 7, 2018
A group of 13 universities from the U.S., Canada and Mexico have come together to form the University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3. They’ll use resources and research to help advance climate change goals. We’re joined now by Betsy Cantwell, vice president for Research Development at ASU’s Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development.
Feb. 7, 2018
It was announced this morning biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong has agreed to purchase the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Tribune from their parent company Tronc.
Feb. 7, 2018
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Near the top of the list of things most of us are afraid of — not including nuclear war or public speaking — are snakes. For some reason, Zoltan Takacs is not only unafraid of snakes — they’ve actually become a major part of his career.
Feb. 7, 2018
In 2014, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s workplace immigration raids were challenged in court. The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against the county and the state to stop the raids, which relied on identity theft laws. Now, those parties have reached a final settlement in the case.
Feb. 7, 2018
downtown mesa
On Tuesday, Mesa Mayor John Giles made an announcement that the center city is about to get a long-awaited development that will continue this growth. Palladium Enterprises is developing the Grid, a $60 million mixed-use residential, office and restaurant project on Main Street that will being 500 new residents to downtown Mesa. It will be built in an underused parking garage the city owns and partner with CO+HOOTS, a successful coworking community.
Feb. 7, 2018
Arizona could face up to $650,000 in fines for failing to improve health care for prison inmates.
Feb. 7, 2018
The Winter Olympics obviously require snow and ice, but new research suggests those essential commodities may shrink the pool of potential host cities.
Feb. 7, 2018
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Because we know how things work, sometimes we think we understand why these things work as they do. That can be a problem.
Feb. 7, 2018
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In the wake of several high-profile resignations over sexual misconduct allegations, this week, the House passed new measures intended to deter workplace harassment.
Feb. 7, 2018

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