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Oct. 6, 2014
Virgin Galactic is expanding the entertainment options for passengers who hope to one day take a flight into space.
Oct. 6, 2014
There’s a brand-new drug to treat Hepatitis C, but only a small percentage of patients enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program are receiving it.
Oct. 6, 2014
Monday, the United States Supreme Court announced it wouldn’t hear arguments about same-sex marriage bans in five states. That means gay couples will be allowed to marry in at least those states and likely several more, and it could also have implications in Arizona.
Oct. 6, 2014
Phoenix City Council voted last week to delay the approval of a $103 million construction contract needed to revamp Sky Harbor’s terminal three. That deferral could result in an additional $1.9 million in costs.
Oct. 6, 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau will be testing several updates in their surveys in 2015. They held a public information forum on Monday to outline their research plans addressing changes to things like instruction wording, racial and marital status questions, and the introduction of a web based collection design.
Oct. 6, 2014
Today is the last day to register to vote for the General Election in November.
Oct. 6, 2014
GT Advanced Technologies filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, but it's unclear how this might impact sapphire glass manufacturing at Apple's new plant in east Mesa.
Oct. 6, 2014
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake say the Obama Administration is backing off from Operation Streamline, an enforcement program on the border that reduces illegal immigration by prosecuting all illegal immigrants.
Oct. 6, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer is headed to Europe this week in hopes of boosting trade with Arizona. Her first stop will be Norway, a country that is about 35th as a trading partner with Arizona, far behind places like Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Oct. 6, 2014
The state is headed back to court on the issue of gay rights. At issue is whether Arizona can refuse to provide benefits to the partners of its gay employees that are given to those who are married.
Oct. 6, 2014
Last week, the state health department instituted a streamlined process for those Native Americans who were never issued birth certificate to obtain one. tThe changes are expected to improve the lives of many tribal members.
Oct. 6, 2014
The once-staggering number of Central American child migrants crossing the border has slowed dramatically in recent months. But to discourage future migration flows, many say the violence and poverty that helped trigger the exodus must be addressed.
Oct. 6, 2014
Black-footed ferrets are making a comeback in Arizona. Long on the endangered species list, the animals are now breeding well in captivity. So now, scientists say, it's time to see if they can continue their success in the wild.
Oct. 6, 2014
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is establishing a pediatric genomic research institute and will host a supercomputer for biological data processing.
Oct. 6, 2014
It may be more than six years away but planning is already underway for the 2020 census.
Oct. 6, 2014
Pluto, the icy, rocky body formerly known as a planet, is back in the news.
Oct. 6, 2014
Water samples taken from Arizona’s San Pedro River don’t show any signs of contamination following a potential spill at a copper mine in Mexico.
Oct. 6, 2014
A candidate for Navajo president will have to take a test or be called to testify to prove he’s fluent enough in Navajo to be eligible for the seat, the tribe’s Office of Hearings and Appeals decided Friday.
Oct. 3, 2014
On Thursday the city of Tempe approved a measure that would encourage businesses to adapt and reuse older buildings.
Oct. 3, 2014

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