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School Districts Get New Buses After VW Settlement
143 new school buses are coming to Arizona - is your school district on the list?
Dec. 6, 2018
Closed Hospital In South-Central Arizona To Reopen
A new operator plans to reopen a south-central Arizona hospital that closed in June due to financial struggles.
Dec. 6, 2018
Higher Food Prices Coming To Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Grabbing a sandwich or drink could soon cost more at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. On Wednesday, the City Council unanimously approved changing the way prices are set.
Dec. 6, 2018
Sonoran Zika Cases Continue To Climb
The number of cases of the mosquito-borne virus Zika continue to climb in Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south.
Dec. 5, 2018
Dbacks Trade Paul Goldschmidt To St. Louis Cardinals
A dramatic off-season makeover continues for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The team completed a blockbuster trade Wednesday with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Dec. 5, 2018
CAP Could Act On Drought Plan At Thursday Meeting
The board of the Central Arizona Project meets Thursday. It’s another step in the high-stakes wrangling over water cutbacks. The board could vote — or not — on a drought framework described last week in a meeting of the Arizona Lower Basin Drought Contingency Plan Steering Committee.
Dec. 5, 2018
Buying For A Book Lover? Mesa Library Can Help
“Everybody has somebody on their shopping list that is just impossible to buy for, so we’re hoping to be able to provide something that is very custom and very personal that doesn’t require a big outlay of cash,” said Librarian Cherise Mead.
Dec. 5, 2018
UA Receives Grant To Study Alzheimer
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brian Science has received a grant to understand why more women than men have Alzheimer’s disease.
Dec. 5, 2018
U.S. Fish And Wildlife Proposes Protection Plan For Endangered Turtle
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed protecting land in Pima County for an endangered aquatic turtle.
Dec. 5, 2018
Mexico City Swears In Its First Elected Female Mayor
Mexico City swore in its first elected female mayor on Wednesday, as more women are pursuing active roles in Mexican politics and are transforming a male-dominated field.
Dec. 5, 2018
First Baby Born From Uterus Transplanted From Deceased Donor Rekindles Ethical Questions
Roughly 9.5 million women cannot conceive children due to an abnormality of the uterus. Now, transplants from deceased donors may offer a new, risky and expensive option. But, with other means available, is it one worth exploring?
Dec. 5, 2018
75 Years Later, Japanese-American Internment Camp Remembered
A tiny town on the western edge of the Navajo Nation was a prison for dozens of Japanese Americans who’d never been charged with a crime. The notorious case continues to play out today in the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court, where even sitting judges call the World War II internment camp history a “shameful precedent,” when it considered the so-called Muslim travel ban this year.
Q&AZ: What Is The History Of Japanese Internment Camps In Arizona?
Dec. 5, 2018
Man Held Over Agent
The man accused of killing a federal agent in Tucson last week appeared before a federal magistrate Tuesday morning.
Dec. 4, 2018
Some Nursing Students
Some nursing students are criticizing the Arizona State Board of Nursing for limiting which out-of-state programs are allowed to operate in Arizona.
Dec. 4, 2018
High Levels Of Lead Dust Found In Garcia Elementary School
Testing showed lead paint in the older building, which turned to dust because of water damage, according to the superintendent. Six classrooms had significant amounts of lead paint dust over the federal limit in the air.
Dec. 4, 2018
FBI Offers Reward For Info After Consulate Attack
The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information about an attack on a U.S. consulate in western Mexico. Two hand grenades were lobbed at the consulate in Guadalajara, in the western state of Jalisco, just before 11 p.m. Friday, according to a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.
Dec. 4, 2018
How To Outsmart A Porch Pirate
As home deliveries rise, mail services are offering customers options to outsmart package thieves. Last year, Amazon reported delivering more than 5 billion packages to its Prime customers
Dec. 4, 2018
Mesa Mulls Dockless Bike, Scooter Regulations
Valley cities are increasingly looking at new rules for scooters and bicycles you rent with a smartphone. Mesa council told staff this week to draft regulations for the vehicles that could be voted on in early 2019.
Dec. 4, 2018
Prescott City Council Votes 6-1 To Call For Stringer
The Prescott City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday to call for state Rep. David Stringer’s resignation following his latest controversial remarks on race.
Dec. 4, 2018
Group Alleges Ducey
The complaint filed Tuesday by the Campaign Legal Center with to the Secretary of State's Office charges that a donation listed as coming from a Delaware corporation known as Blue Magnolia Investments, LLC really is little more than disguised funds from Larry Van Tuyl.
Dec. 4, 2018

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