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With light rail expanding into central Mesa, Valley Metro has added emergency contact spots for Safe Place, a crisis hotline for teens, at each of the four new stations.
Sep. 14, 2015
Scientists and amateurs in southern Arizona will join forces to concentrate on the moon, the brightest natural light in the night sky. The organizations will take part in International Observe the Moon Night Friday, Sept. 18 and will hold daily events until the finale - a lunar eclipse - on Sept. 27.
Sep. 14, 2015
New estimates show that the number of babies born to unauthorized immigrants in the United States has been steadily decreasing over the last several years.
Sep. 14, 2015
Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona game hunters will have an easier time obtaining non-lead ammunition for use in an area where California condors live. The state has expanded its distribution.
Sep. 14, 2015
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For decades, local seed growers would meet during the summer at the Yuma extension office to make a handmade map of crop locations. But now, technology offers a new way to track the crops.
Sep. 14, 2015
Satellite image of California's snowpack
The 2015 snowpack in California’s Sierra Nevada was the lowest in the past 500 years, University of Arizona climate researchers reported Monday.
Sep. 14, 2015
flu shot
Arizona health officials announce shipments of this year’s flu vaccine are here and they’re asking everyone to get one.
Sep. 14, 2015
Monsoon clouds
The El Niño weather pattern is continuing to strengthen. Meteorologists in Arizona said the warming waters in the Pacific Ocean will likely result in more hurricane activity as the fall season sets in.
Sep. 14, 2015
Gina McCarthy
An Arizona congressman is calling for the impeachment of the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sep. 14, 2015
Arizona Department of Health Services
Postpartum depression affects between 10 and 20 percent of new mothers. It’s something most doctors and nurses are trained to identify. But often, those same feelings plague women throughout their pregnancy. It’s called Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder or PMAD.
Sep. 14, 2015
Perscription pills
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality says preventing improper disposal of prescription medications is key.
Sep. 14, 2015
Courtroom
Before the U.S. Supreme Court decision this June, many couples adopted by licensing only one parent. That legal workaround solved the problem — as long the parents stayed together.
Sep. 14, 2015
forest trees
While held up by politics and economics, the nation’s largest forest thinning project is founded on partnerships and sound science. Even though it is well behind schedule, restoration of southwestern forests may be one of the region's smartest investments.
Sep. 14, 2015
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The Arizona Attorney General's Office is requesting $1 million to help pay for a surge in child welfare cases as well as an additional $9 million for fiscal year 2017.
Sep. 14, 2015
Paul Gosar
As Congress heads toward another possible shutdown, one Arizona Congressman said he believes that can be avoided, but it will largely depend on Democrats compromising with Republicans.
Sep. 14, 2015
Ted Cruz
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is the latest GOP presidential candidate to pitch his brand of conservativism and small government in the Valley of the Sun.
Sep. 14, 2015
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The Arizona Department of Transportation is asking the public for their feedback on a passenger rail line between Phoenix and Tucson.
Sep. 14, 2015
Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina opened her speech Friday evening by making light of what Donald Trump said about her appearance.
Sep. 11, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith has denied she lobbies for the telecommunications industry, but her own advertisements — while she was in office — suggest otherwise.
Sep. 11, 2015
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Mesa has recently launched two websites aimed at helping businesses in the city.
Sep. 11, 2015

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