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It's one thing to say, “Walk a mile in my shoes!” When you’ve got shoes and can walk and run, the challenge is relatively easy to accept. But what if the invitation comes from a passenger in a wheelchair? Or a wounded veteran? What do you say then to such an appeal?
Aug. 16, 2016
The shortage of federal funding for upgrades and additional staff at America's ports of entry has opened the door to creative solutions, including partnerships with private companies eager to move international commerce faster and more efficiently.
Aug. 16, 2016
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Homeless residents in the Valley will be getting some continued assistance from St. Vincent de Paul, as the organization will be operating its indoor shelter until at least early next year.
Aug. 15, 2016
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Federal funds for highway projects are much harder to come by and the price of gas has leveled off or even dropped in many areas of the country, so gas taxes aren’t producing as much money. That’s led to a number of states wondering where to turn for funding to fix roads and maintain related infrastructure.
Aug. 15, 2016
Here’s something you may not know: those digital billboard messages like “minutes to tunnel” travel times are determined through the Arizona Department of Transportation’s system of sensors in the pavement of Phoenix-area freeways.
Aug. 15, 2016
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Smartphones are such a part of our everyday lives, it’s rare that many of us are ever without them. But, what does that mean for classrooms? Not all that surprisingly, the way that college students approach smartphones in the classroom and the way that professors view them isn’t always in sync.
Aug. 15, 2016
Officials say as of March this year, the Air Force is short about 650 pilots across all missions.
Aug. 15, 2016
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The coming election has driven a wedge between Surprise’s top two city council members, and their feud will be on public display during Tuesday night’s regular council meeting.
Aug. 15, 2016
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Monday marked four years since the implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The Obama Administration program keeps DACA recipients from being deported and makes them eligible to be authorized workers in the U.S.
Aug. 15, 2016
University of Phoenix Stadium
To learn more about the continuing impact of Guns N’ Roses, we talked with Ed Masley, pop music critic for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.
Aug. 15, 2016
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An Arizona man who helped illegally occupy a national wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year has pleaded guilty.
Aug. 15, 2016
Cities around the world, and across the Valley, are starting to use data more and more and experts don’t expect the trend of so-called “smart cities” to slow down. So, that means cities have to pay more attention to how they collect and protect that data.
Aug. 15, 2016
We’ve reached day 10 of the Summer Olympics in Rio, and day nine hardly could have been more exciting with Usain Bolt winning yet another gold medal and Wade van Niekerk of South Africa setting a new world record in the 400 meters.
Aug. 15, 2016
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Donald Trump’s presence at the top of the GOP ticket has led to some polls indicating that Democrats in states that traditionally favor Republicans in November could have reason for optimism. National Democrats Bolster Arizona Party
Aug. 15, 2016
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One reason is because right now there’s a large supply of what farmers grow and ship to grocers, which drives food prices down nationwide.
Aug. 15, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO — In winning his 23rd gold medal Saturday night, Michael Phelps put an exclamation point on his historic Olympic swim career. Now he will return home to Arizona and join his coach Bob Bowman on the deck of the Mona Plummer Aquatic Center at Arizona State University as a volunteer assistant coach.
Aug. 15, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
If you believe that physicians can’t police themselves when it comes to the influence of pharmaceutical companies, our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven has a pen that may change your mind.
Aug. 15, 2016
St. Vincent de Paul
A plan is expected to be finalized this week that allows St. Vincent de Paul to operate its indoor shelter through February. Originally, the shelter would’ve had to stop overflow services by October.
Aug. 15, 2016
Attorneys for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol have asked a judge to decide by Tuesday whether she will allow an ballot initiative on legalizing recreational marijuana in Arizona to go forward.
Aug. 15, 2016
Farmers are still in the fields harvesting, but forecasts put cotton bales up 30 percent this year.
Aug. 15, 2016

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