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The city of Phoenix has been betting on technology industries to fuel its economy. And a local organization wants to take advantage of that trend, as well as the city’s close relationship with Mexico, to make Phoenix competitive in the global market.
May. 24, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Stacey Hettmansperger at a Phoenix Transfer Station, monitoring the sorting of recyclables, trash and compost.
May. 24, 2018
A new recycling ban goes into effect in Flagstaff starting June 1. It will limit what can be recycled to just bottles, jugs and jars.
May. 24, 2018
Recently, we picked up on a 50-year-old song many Phoenicians don’t know about, and we learned about it — believe it or not — during a discussion of street names at a city council meeting.
May. 24, 2018
Arizona Theatre Company is presenting a production of "The Diary of Anne Frank" at the Herberger Theatre Center in downtown Phoenix, which runs through June 2.
May. 24, 2018
The farm bill is meant to be a safety net for America’s farmers who grow the food that sustains us. But the most recent version of that bill failed to pass the House of Representatives in Washington last week.
May. 24, 2018
Kenneth Trump heads a company called National School Safety and Security Services. He has over 30 years experience in emergency and school safety planning. His focus: school crimes and violence.
May. 24, 2018
Earlier this week, ICE told a House committee that the Trump administration would be stepping up deportations of families who’d been ordered to leave the country.
May. 24, 2018
The American Civil Liberties Union released a scathing report on Wednesday that documents widespread abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children in U.S. Customs and Border Patrol custody. What it describes is troubling.
May. 24, 2018
The Pulse: Hemp’s looking for a Hail Mary (Jane)
Farmers in America have had a turbulent relationship with hemp. In the 17th century, they were forced to grow hemp for the British textile industry. A few hundred years later, it was outlawed because it too closely resembled its narcotic cousin: marijuana.
May. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: Olympics Heads Grilled by Congress Over Sexual Abuse Scandals
On Wednesday, Susanne Lyons, the acting head of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and representatives from Gymnastics, Swimming, Taekwondo and Volleyball testified before Congress around issues of sexual abuse in the Olympic community.
May. 24, 2018
Arizona is looking to get a head start in hemp farming.
May. 24, 2018
The future of Uber’s self-driving car technology is, once again, in question.
May. 24, 2018
As Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, how will new fire restrictions affect people who plan to visit the state’s parks?
May. 24, 2018
Medical marijuana patients are free to have their drug on college and university campuses without having to fear arrest, and the court found lawmakers improperly adjusted the voter-approved measure legalizing medical marijuana.
May. 24, 2018
Residents of New River, still reeling from a water crisis, try to tackle a potentially illegal subdivision going up in their neighborhood.
May. 24, 2018
Crews have removed over 50 tons of dirt from the site but have been unable to find the missing construction worker, who is presumed dead.
May. 24, 2018
When President Donald Trump called for a military presence at the border last month, state leaders rallied around the plan. National Guard units from across the country were deployed to the Mexican border, an executive mandate adopted by the last three U.S. presidents. This time, the mission's very different.
May. 24, 2018
Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
May. 23, 2018
Community college officials say they’re trying to show students how much the district values them.
May. 23, 2018

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