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National Park Service
This year marks the National Park Service’s 100th birthday — among many celebrations and observances, National Geographic has come out with a new guide to the country’s national parks.
Apr. 29, 2016
phoenix bike safety comic
For the past five years, Phoenix has been giving out comic books encouraging bike safety to 12- to 17-year-olds. Recently, the comics have generated some controversy, because of their graphic nature.
Apr. 29, 2016
Winged Victory
Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services provided an updat about how big the divide was between proposals in the House and Senate.
Apr. 29, 2016
Bottle of prescription medication
There is a prescription drug abuse problem in the United States that has led to a heroin epidemic.
Apr. 29, 2016
Suzette Smith (right) and Jacquelin Lombari
Interest in this ancient process is now growing in the Valley. The first Phoenix Fermenters Festival is Saturday.
Apr. 29, 2016
NFL logo
As part of the NFL’s increased efforts to reach out to international fans — including playing regular season games in London — the Oakland Raiders will be announcing some of their picks from Mexico City.
Apr. 29, 2016
Las Vegas
Just like communities in the Valley, Las Vegas is focused on the future of its water supply. Over the past two years, that has manifested itself in what the city is considering an economic development tool: water innovation.
Apr. 29, 2016
business journal story
However, numbers indicate the Valley’s actually becoming more reliant on small businesses to drive the economy — and part of that is diversification.
Apr. 29, 2016
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
You’ve probably heard this line before from airport officials: be sure to arrive two hours ahead of your flight. You might want to roll your eyes at that, especially if you’re on a domestic flight, but, it’s worth taking into consideration before you head to the airport.
Apr. 29, 2016
solar panels on a roof
All three initiatives are being sidelined, with those involved in the fight saying it makes sense to back down rather than engage in what promised to be an extensive, not to mention expensive, ballot fight, with neither side guaranteed a victory.
Apr. 29, 2016
Lawmakers worked into the early morning hours to continue to craft the nearly $9.­6 billion spending plan.
Apr. 29, 2016
distant dwarf planet Makemake
Astronomers have found a tiny moon hidden behind the dwarf planet Makemake in the outer solar system. Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff was part of the discovery team.
Apr. 29, 2016
injection table
A federal judge said weeks ago that he’d rule quickly on whether to dismiss a lawsuit against Arizona’s death penalty.
Apr. 29, 2016
Many Ecuadorians are still sleeping outside and struggling to find food and water following the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that was felt throughout the country nearly two weeks ago. The hardest hit areas were located along the country’s coast, and the death toll in those areas continues to rise. Humanitarian aid is making its way to the South American country, and some of that assistance is coming from Phoenix.
Apr. 29, 2016
Investigative reporter Dennis Wagner remembers hiring a cab to drive him into the riot zone to cover the 1992 riots in South Central Los Angeles.
Apr. 29, 2016
On Saturday the Arizona Republican Party will hold its state convention in Mesa to elect national delegates to attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer.
Apr. 29, 2016
hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center had the biggest difference in the state between what it paid and what it brought in — nearly $24 million.
Apr. 28, 2016
wildfire
Wildfire season in Arizona and other states is expected to get longer and longer as drought conditions continue and the potential effects of climate change are also a concern.
Apr. 28, 2016
The city of Tucson has a unique system of electing local officials. And a group — primarily Republicans — think that uniqueness also makes it unfair.
Apr. 28, 2016
The growing diversity of the U.S. population — particularly in the Southwest—is reflected in magazine, online and television ads. But how do agencies determine how that diversity should be presented? How sensitive are they to what consumers are seeing?
Apr. 28, 2016

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