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Gannett Announces Split Between Print And Broadcast Divisions
Tuesday, Media company Gannett announced a split between their print and broadcast divisions creating two companies.
Aug. 5, 2014
State Senator Crandells Death Shakes Up Election
State Senator Chester Crandell died while horseback riding near his home in eastern Arizona on Monday. But there’s a process about how votes are counted when a candidate dies during the campaign.
Aug. 5, 2014
Arizona Scientists Develop High-Res Mars Map
Arizona scientists have produced two different types of maps that take our understanding of Mars to a whole new level.
Aug. 5, 2014
More International Priests Help Serve Southwest
The Catholic population continues to grow in the United States, but the number of priests has been declining for decades. To fill this gap dioceses are increasingly inviting priests from around the world to serve their congregations.
Aug. 5, 2014
Change Coming For Arizonas Science AIMS Scores
The release of last year’s AIMS scores on Monday signified the last time science scores won’t be counted against schools. That may be a good thing when looking at the science scores reported.
Aug. 5, 2014
Border Protection Agent Pleads Guilty In Money Laundering Conspiracy
A Customs and Border Protection agent has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering. The agent was accused of funneling money to a drug trafficker.
Aug. 4, 2014
AZED Reports Modest Progress In School Performance Grades
The Arizona Department of Education is reporting modest progress in math and reading proficiency among state public school students. That translated to a slight improvement in school performance grades across the state.
Aug. 4, 2014
P.F. Changs Security Breach Hits Two Valley Restaurants
The Scottsdale-based restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s is giving more information about a security breach first noticed in June.
Aug. 4, 2014
Downed Communications Cable Halts Traffic On Loop 101
A microburst hit the Loop 101 last night near the Red Mountain 202. The high winds and rain downed a fiber optic cable shutting off traffic in both directions and leaving many commuters stranded.
Aug. 4, 2014
Arizoan Pecan Sales Grow in Asia
Arizona pecan farmers are enjoying strong sales overseas. The state’s world market share for pecans has been increasing for nearly a decade.
Aug. 4, 2014
 Abortion Clinic Closures Impact Women Along The Texas Border
The fight against stricter regulations on Texas abortion clinics goes to court again Monday. This time lawyers will argue on behalf of two clinics located near the United States-Mexico border.
Aug. 4, 2014
 Elusive Flagstaff Artist Awarded National Medal Of Arts
President Barack Obama awarded 22 people National Medals of Arts and Humanities earlier this week. One of the honorees was Flagstaff visual artist James Turrell.
Aug. 4, 2014
Experts: Political Endorsements Do Matter To Voters
As Arizona’s candidates tout their endorsements ahead of next month’s primary, Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center Director Earl DeBerge says these “seals of approval” are more important to voters than many might think.
Aug. 4, 2014
U of A Leads International Team In Sequencing African Rice Genome
An international research team led by the University of Arizona successfully mapped the genome sequence of African rice, known for hardiness and drought resistance.
Aug. 4, 2014
People Who Moved May Still Get Health Insurance Through Federal Marketplace
March 31 was the last day to sign up for health insurance through the marketplace unless you went through a major life event. Marriage, divorce, child birth and moving are some of those exceptions.
Aug. 4, 2014
ASU Professor Designs Eyes For The Mars Rover
NASA recently announced the selected technology to be mounted on the Mars Rover planned for 2020. From 58 proposals, seven were selected, including an advanced camera system developed by ASU professor Jim Bell.
Aug. 1, 2014
 Suspect In Murder Of Border Patrol Agent Arraigned In Tucson
Another one of the five men accused of the murdering a Border Patrol agent has been extradited from Mexico to appear in federal court in Tucson.
Aug. 1, 2014
Pima County Proposes Not Hiring Smokers
Pima County is saying it will no longer hire smokers for county jobs. It has proposed a new regulation that would prohibit hiring anyone who smokes.
Aug. 1, 2014
Voters Attracted To Ease Of Early Voting
Early ballots for August’s primary election are on the way to about a million Arizona voters.
Aug. 1, 2014
Two Arizona Congressional Districts Could Be Decided By Young Voters
With early voting underway, candidates are looking for every vote they can get.
Aug. 1, 2014

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