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Group Says 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
More U.S. Beef Being Recalled Over Salmonella Fears
An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.
Dec. 4, 2018
Luke AFB Facing Shortage Of Combat Pilot Instructors
For more than a year, Luke Air Force Base has faced a critical pilot shortage. In 2017, a Brigadier General called the U.S. Air Force's 2,000-pilot shortfall a "national crisis," and launched a five-year initiative to recruit and retain pilots at bases nationwide.
Dec. 4, 2018
Researchers Work To Protect Devices From Cyberattacks
More and more of us have smart TVs, appliances and other devices connected to the Internet of Things. A group of researchers and industry officials in Arizona and elsewhere is working on ways to shore up security on those devices and try to inoculate them from cyberattacks.
Dec. 4, 2018
Saving The Rainforest With Healthcare?
Health in Harmony is a planetary health organization. The folks there work on improving our planet’s biodiversity and health, and they do it using some less than obvious solutions. Case in point: In Borneo. For the last decade, they’ve been tackling deforestation by providing healthcare for the families and communities living around the rain forest.
Dec. 4, 2018
Groundwater More Scarce Than Previously Thought
As water managers and state officials across the Southwest get closer to nailing down a deal on the future of the Colorado River’s water, a new study shows another source of water may not be assured in the future.
Dec. 4, 2018
Arizona Lags Behind In Higher Education
Over the course of the Great Recession, funding for Arizona’s state universities was cut dramatically by the legislature. And Arizona is behind many other states when it comes to residents who have some kind of post-high school degree or certificate.
Dec. 4, 2018
Since its debut in 1961, Langston Hughes' Black Nativity has anchored itself in Black theaters, appearing year after year on their stages, including at the Black Theatre Troupe right here in Phoenix. The performance is packed with gospel hits as it retells the classic nativity story with an all-Black cast.
Dec. 4, 2018
How To Appreciate Culture Without Appropriating It
Over and over again, incidents are met with accusations of cultural appropriation. And outrage ensues as a minority culture is thrust into the spotlight by those who aren’t from that culture. Is there a way to express appreciation of another culture without appropriating it?
Dec. 4, 2018
AZ Teens Less Likely To Smoke, More Likely To Vape
Fewer Arizona eighth, tenth and twelfth graders report smoking cigarettes in the past 30 days, but more are vaping and using marijuana.
Dec. 4, 2018
Brnovich Looks Ahead To His Continued Role After The Election
Last month, Attorney General Mark Brnovich was reelected to his second four-year term by defeating Democratic challenger January Contreras. The race was closer than expected, which some attributed to millions of dollars in ads being spent late in the campaign against Brnovich.
Dec. 4, 2018
Governor Secretive On U.S. Senate Seat Appointment
Governor Ducey remains tight lipped about who he'd prefer next to fill the late John McCain's senate seat.
Dec. 4, 2018
Juvenile Detainees Learn, Grow With Community Garden Beds
Maricopa County has about 200 juveniles in detention or probation programs. Officials have been using different programs to encourage personal growth rather than treating the youth like criminals. Teresa Tschupp, chief of staff for the juvenile probation department, says she wanted to giving teenagers in the county’s care more opportunities to reflect that attitude shift.
Arizona Group Is The Only Boy Scout Troop Behind Bars
Dec. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: North Carolina Launches Investigation Into Possible Election Fraud
After the midterms, it appeared Republican Mark Harris beat Democrat Dan McCready in North Carolina’s 9th congressional district. But now, an investigation into whether hundreds of absentee ballots were illegally cast or destroyed means the winner can’t be certified.
Dec. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: Long After The Flames, Smoke From Wildfires Pose Health Dangers
It’s been nearly a month since intense wildfires ravaged Northern California. The deadly Camp Fire left thousands without a place to call home. But as Californians rebuild, a new investigation suggests that wildfires are leaving behind profound health concerns for people in the state.
Dec. 4, 2018
Phoenix
Ward and a volunteer crew of skate enthusiasts load dozens of battered skateboards, helmets and wrist guards into his white pickup truck and head to schools around the Valley to share their skateboarding skills. Now they're trying to get these students skateboards of their own.
Dec. 4, 2018
Officials Fear Dam Release Harmed Lake
The Arizona Department of Game and Fish conducted a study of the March water release from Alamo Dam months ago, and the results will be available early next year. Officials fear the worst for the lake's fish species, Today's News-Herald reported .
Dec. 4, 2018
Gov. Ducey Calling For Rep. Stringer
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is again calling for Rep. David Stringer to resign. The announcement comes two weeks after Stringer’s statements that African and other non-Caucasian immigrants don’t “blend in” when they immigrate to the United States.
Dec. 4, 2018
Researchers Study Regrowing Bone With 3D Printing
3D printing is used in a wide range of industries from manufacturing to construction as well as the medical community. The application is being used by a University of Arizona scientist to print bone segments that monitor recovery in patients.
Dec. 4, 2018
Youth Survey Shows Increase In Use Of E-Cigarettes In Arizona
About 20 percent of Arizona youth say they’ve used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days, according to a new survey from the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
Dec. 3, 2018

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