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Saturday’s rainfall helped make this one of the wettest Octobers on record according to the National Weather Service. The next rainiest October on record was in 1972.
Oct. 15, 2018
Arizona Lands Contracts To Build New Rockets
The Defense Department has awarded more than $2 billion in contracts to three companies to build rockets. Some of the build-out of those rockets is slated to happen in Arizona.
Oct. 15, 2018
Senate Passes Bill Giving Border Patrol Agents Raises
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that could increase salaries and benefits for border patrol officers.
Oct. 15, 2018
Debating The Pros And Cons Of Clean Energy Measure
Supporters and opponents of a measure to increase the amount of renewable energy Arizona uses have spent millions and millions of dollars to try to influence your vote. It’s nearly impossible to watch TV for even a few minutes and not see an ad for or against Proposition 127.
Oct. 15, 2018
How Neighborhoods Bear The Cost Of Tax Incentives
Tax incentives have been used by cities and states for years in the attempt to attract businesses and generate a newer revenue stream. But critics have argued that the government is picking winners and losers, and the promised positive impact rarely, if ever, pans out.
Oct. 15, 2018
Study: Climate Change Could Threaten Global Beer Supply
For those who remain unmoved by dire climate reports and worsening hurricanes, a new warning has emerged: Climate change is coming for your beer. A new international climate and economics study says that worsening heat and drought will lower barley yields by 3-17 percent over the 21st century.
Oct. 15, 2018
Gift Boosts Look, Learning At UA Science-Engineering Library
The University of Arizona Libraries have received a $7 million dollar gift to renovate its science-engineering library. Part of the money will include new student collaboration spaces.
Oct. 15, 2018
Internet Campaign Aims To Get Young People To Vote
An effort to get young people to vote in the upcoming November election is getting a lot of attention thanks to one public service announcement.
Oct. 15, 2018
Glendale Gathering Public Input On Walking, Biking
Glendale is working on a plan to improve the way people get around without using cars or buses.
Oct. 15, 2018
Canada Will Impose Steel Safeguards
Canada announced last Thursday it will impose new tariffs on steel imports, as the U.S., Canada, and Mexico continue to disagree on how to trade this important construction material.
Oct. 15, 2018
Flu Shots Lower Risk Of Hospitalization In Pregnant Women
Expectant mothers go through changes in their organs and immune system that leave them open to severe flu infections. Now, an international study shows that flu shots can help keep them out of the hospital.
Oct. 15, 2018
Mindfulness Program To Reduce Obesity In Latino Youth
The University of Arizona has launched an intervention program called “Saludable” aimed at reducing obesity among Latino youths throughout Arizona.
Oct. 14, 2018
AZ Game And Fish Department Concludes Four-Year Trout Study
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has concluded a four-year study on what happens to trout they stock in streams around the state.
Oct. 14, 2018
President Donald Trump Will Hold Arizona Rally In Mesa Next Friday
President Donald Trump is planning a three-state campaign swing in the West in the final weeks before the Nov. 6 election. On Friday, he will appear in Mesa, where he's endorsed Martha McSally against Democrat Kyrsten Sinema.
Oct. 13, 2018
October 2018: The Wettest On Record For AZ
Saturday's heavy rainfall makes this the wettest October on record for Arizona. The previous record was set in 1972.
Oct. 13, 2018
Opponents Of Prop 127 Face Claims Of Improperly Influencing Election
The fight over a clean-energy ballot measure has several counties and one state agency confronting allegations of improperly using government resources to oppose the measure.
Oct. 12, 2018
Wings For Autism Helping Kids Learn How To Navigate Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is teaming up on a training exercise with a local organization that advocates for autism awareness.
Oct. 12, 2018
Flu Season Is Underway In Arizona
It’s early for Arizona’s flu season, but the number of reported cases is already higher than last year at this time.
Oct. 12, 2018
Department of Forestry Awards $1.1M To Remove Hazardous Fuel
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management has awarded more than $1 million to several entities across the state. The money will go toward keeping public lands healthy and reducing the risk of wildfire.
Oct. 12, 2018
What’s In Your Shopping Cart? Arizonans Buy More Fish, Less Dairy
Grocery stores in Arizona may want to stock more fish and seafood. That’s the only product line where Arizona supermarkets top the national sales average.
Oct. 12, 2018

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