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Phoenix Public Transit Teams Up With Lyft To Launch New Program
Phoenix Public Transit Department and Lyft have partnered together to launch the “First Mile Last Mile” program
Oct. 16, 2017
Arizona Battles Back From Foreclosure Epidemic
Over the last several years, Arizona has battled back from a serious foreclosure epidemic following the housing crash.
Oct. 16, 2017
TGen Gets $2.5 Million Grant For Pancreatic Cancer Drug Trial
A local genetic research group has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to test a new drug to treat pancreatic cancer.
Oct. 16, 2017
2017 To Be A Record Year For Arizona Pecan Growers
Arizona farmers are looking for any way to increase profits and that means more growers are cracking into the pecan market.
Oct. 16, 2017
 Tempe Book Bike To Cruise Around City Carrying Books To Check Out
The Tempe Public Library is launching a new program that it hopes will bring more books into the community. Using a modified bicycle, the Tempe Book Bike will cruise around the city carrying donated books, which can be checked out.
Oct. 15, 2017
SRP Board Approves $330 Million Expenditure
Salt River Project’s Board of Directors has approved the purchase of natural gas units near Gila Bend.
Oct. 14, 2017
Arizona Insurers: No Rate Hike Despite Trump Ending ACA Subsidies
Despite President Donald Trump’s decision to cut off key subsidies, the two insurers selling plans on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace in Arizona will not raise their rates for next year.
Oct. 14, 2017
 McCain Backs President
John McCain and Donald Trump may not agree on much, but the U.S. senator is on board with the president’s strategy in Iran.
Oct. 14, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court Tosses Homeless Sex Offender
The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that registered sex offenders who are homeless cannot be jailed for failing to immediately report their new address to law enforcement. The ruling overturns one man’s seven-year prison sentence.
Oct. 13, 2017
UA
The University of Arizona Cancer Center is raising awareness about metastatic breast cancer. At Stage 4, the cancer spreads to other organs in the body and usually is lethal.
Oct. 13, 2017
Harassment, Discrimination Experienced By 38 Percent of NPS Employees
Thirty-eight percent of National Park Service employees experienced harassment or discrimination on the job over the last year preceding an agency-wide survey, according to results released Oct. 13 at the Grand Canyon.
Oct. 13, 2017
Phoenix Indian School Visitors Center Set To Open
A historic Phoenix building will have its grand re-opening Saturday in a new form. The Phoenix Indian School Visitors Center, housed in the former Phoenix Indian School, will include an event room, classroom and exhibit space, among other amenities.
Oct. 13, 2017
Trump Administration Decides To Pull U.S. Out Of UNESCO
The Trump administration has decided to pull the U.S. out of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Joining me with more details is Matthew Lee, diplomatic writer for the Associated Press.
Oct. 13, 2017
SMOCA Unveiling Retrospective Of Paolo Soleri
A lot of Arizonans today know about visionary architect Paolo Soleri’s ceramic bells or his experimental city, Arcosanti, built 70 miles north of Phoenix.
Oct. 13, 2017
TGen Working To Reduce Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Physicians and researchers have been trying to defeat TB for centuries. And new research from TGen suggests there’s promise in preventing patients from developing a resistance to tuberculosis drugs. With me to explain is Dr. David Engelthaler, co-director of TGen’s Pathogen Genomics Division.
Oct. 13, 2017
Federal Agents Investigate Bisbee City Hall Fire
Federal authorities have launched an investigation in a fire that caused substantial damage to Bisbee’s City Hall earlier this week.
Oct. 13, 2017
Phoenix’s First Protected Bike Lanes Are More Than Paint On A Street
This week, the city of Phoenix installed its first protected bike lanes. You’ll find them on a stretch of 15th Avenue, between Van Buren and Jefferson streets. The lanes on 15th Avenue include plastic posts in between the bike lane and the car lane. These signal the divide more clearly to drivers.
Oct. 13, 2017
 Valley Metro
On an average weekday, there are 49,000 light-rail riders in the Valley. Most of those people enjoy their trips to and from work, school or a downtown Phoenix event.
Oct. 13, 2017
 Vicente Fox Former Mexican President To Speak At Phoenix Cannabis Conference
Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will deliver a keynote speech Saturday at the third annual Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo in downtown Phoenix.
Oct. 13, 2017
 Study: Officers Of Different Races Have Different Attitudes Toward People In Contact With
Positive communication and interaction between law enforcement officers and community members is always considered vital, because it can greatly reduce tension and lead to better results all around.
Oct. 13, 2017

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