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Tempe Dispensary Touts Nation’s First Cannabis Kitchen
Tempe will soon be home to what’s believed to be the country’s first full-service cannabis kitchen. While pre-packaged snacks and shelf-stable food items have been available at Arizona dispensaries, fresh foods made on-site have not.
Sep. 17, 2018
Group Distributes 100K Doses Of Overdose Reversal Drug
The Arizona Department of Health Services says 1,723 people in the state have died from opioid overdoses since last June.
Sep. 17, 2018
New AZ Financial Tech Law Helps Foreign Partnerships
The recently approved law in Arizona is one of the first of its kind. It allows fintech companies to test its products for two years on up to 10,000 potential consumers.
Sep. 17, 2018
ASU Opens New Center For Data Science And Research Collaboration
The Arizona State University Library is opening a new center for data science and research collaboration. The center launches this week and will be open to a variety of ideas and research projects.
Sep. 16, 2018
Unattended Vehicle Causes Police Investigation, Delays At Sky Harbor
Phoenix police officers noticed an unattended vehicle shortly after 7 a.m. The car, which was later determined to be a rental, was parked along the curb at Terminal 4 and a bomb squad was called to the scene.
Sep. 16, 2018
Man Charged In Murder Of 2 Tuscon Girls
Police have charged a 36-year-old man with the murders of two young girls in Tucson. The girls went missing in 2012 and 2014.
Sep. 15, 2018
2 Teens Arrested Following Threats Against Mesa Schools
Mesa Police investigated two separate school shooting threats Thursday — one by a 13-year-old girl and the other from a 14-year-old boy. Authorities located the students after concerning messages were posted on social media.
Sep. 14, 2018
Glendale Collects 6 Million Pounds Of Trash, Monsoon To Blame
City of Glendale employees spent 12 straight days collecting over 6 million pounds of trash in August that they believe is connected to this year’s monsoon season.
Sep. 14, 2018
MCCCD Football Enters Its Final Season
In what it calls a cost-saving move, starting next year, the Maricopa County Community College District is eliminating its football program.
Sep. 14, 2018
Phoenix Fire Sends Help To East Coast
Arizona Task Force One was sent to the southeastern U.S. on Tuesday at the direction of FEMA. Crew members are now in Washington, North Carolina, supporting local public safety agencies.
Sep. 14, 2018
Paul Gosar Defends Trump
President Trump is facing criticism from both Republicans and Democrats over his tweet questioning the death toll in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria last year. However, Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar is not among those dissenting voices.
Sep. 14, 2018
The Science Behind The Stadium Wave
McBeath is a professor at Arizona State University whose research has to do with cognition, action and perception. Basically, how fast we react to the things we see, particularly in sports. Which brings us to his latest research: the wave.
Sep. 14, 2018
AZ Income Up, But Still Lags Behind Pre-Recession Levels
The median household income in the U.S. has been climbing since 2012 and finally — in 2017 — it crested pre-recession levels from 2007. But Arizona's median household income, at $56,581, is just shy of 2007 and 2008 numbers.
Sep. 14, 2018
Flying The More Cramped Skies
Think about the last flight you were on. If you sat uncomfortably in your seat and thought back fondly to days of glamorous flying gone by, you’re not alone.
Sep. 14, 2018
Rate Of Medicare Cost Increases Slowing Down
As Baby Boomers age and become eligible for Medicare, there’s been a lot of discussion about whether the system can handle all of those new enrollees, and whether the program will still be around to help future generations.
Sep. 14, 2018
Photographer Documents 562 Native American Tribes
There are more than 562 federally-recognized Native American tribes in the United States, but they are as diverse as the rest of the country. And that’s what one photographer is attempting to capture in what she’s calling Project 562.
Sep. 14, 2018
Bilingual Students Often Misdiagnosed For Speech Disorders
A researcher at the University of Arizona is trying to reduce the number of bilingual students who are misdiagnosed with speech disorders.
Sep. 14, 2018
Republicans Use McCain
Sen. John McCain was buried earlier this month at the U.S. Naval Academy, but his image and his voice have appeared in two ads released by the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Sep. 14, 2018
A Conservative Critique Of Trump
Criticism of President Trump is coming from a lot of corners, with a number of Republicans joining in. His most vehement conservative detractors tend to approve of his handling of the economy and regulatory cuts, but still don’t like his brash decision-making and rhetoric.
Sep. 14, 2018
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