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Ancient DNA Paints Complex Picture Of American Settlement
One of the great ongoing debates in anthropology involves how and when prehistoric people populated the Americas. Now, a wide-ranging DNA study paints the most complex picture yet.
Nov. 15, 2018
Katie Hobbs Still Leads Arizona Secretary Of State Race
Democrat Katie Hobbs has extended her lead by about 1,000 votes over Republican Steve Gaynor in the Arizona secretary of state’s race, after Maricopa County posted its latest update on processed ballots Wednesday evening.
Nov. 15, 2018
Phoenix To Rename Street Muhammad Ali Way
Sports legend Muhammad Ali is being honored in Phoenix — a street will be renamed in his honor. Dignity Health St. Joseph Hospital requested the name change for a street just north of Thomas Road. Merrell Street runs from Central Avenue to 3rd Avenue.
Nov. 15, 2018
Judge Dismisses Citizenship Suit Against AZ Lawmaker
A judge dismissed a lawsuit against a newly elected Arizona democrat who was accused of not being a United States citizen. On Wednesday, state Rep. Raquel Teran brought her birth certificate to court to prove her citizenship.
Nov. 15, 2018
The Takeaway:
The Camp Fire in Northern California is the deadliest in the state's history. The Takeaway hears from four survivors of the devastating fire: Michael Bridges of Magalia, Margaret Llamas of Paradise, Miriah Williams of Magalia, and Jessica Shelton of Paradise.
Nov. 15, 2018
Study: Weak Reporting On Missing Native Women
Numerous police departments nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls as concerns mount over the level of violence they often face, according to a study released by a Native American nonprofit Wednesday.
Nov. 15, 2018
Army Closes 2 Of 6 Lanes At Nogales Port of Entry
The U.S. Army continues to harden the border in Nogales in anticipation of the arriving Central American migrant caravan. Soldiers were seen erecting massive steel gates at two vehicle lanes of the downtown Nogales port of entry Wednesday.
Nov. 15, 2018
Researchers Find Meteorite Crater Beneath Greenland Ice
An international team of researchers announced Wednesday that it has found a large meteorite crater buried beneath the Greenland ice sheet.
Nov. 14, 2018
Sen. Jeff Flake Will Not Confirm Judicial Nominees Until GOP Vote On Mueller Legislation
Arizona’s retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake says he won’t vote to confirm any judicial nominees unless GOP leaders hold a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired.
Nov. 14, 2018
Former Thunderbird Campus To Be Taken Over By ACU
ASU plans to sell the remaining acres of the former Thunderbird location for development, as well as the 20 acres acquired in northeast Phoenix.
Nov. 14, 2018
Study: Urban
More than 80 percent of Americans live in urban areas, and the United Nations predicts that number to reach almost 90 percent by 2050. So what happens when the urban heat island meets global warming?
Nov. 14, 2018
Corporation Commission In Legal Battle Over Dark Money
Attorneys for members of the Arizona Corporation Commission told a judge Tuesday he should block a bid by one of the panel's members to investigate a potential conflict of interest.
Nov. 14, 2018
AZ Firefighters In California See Similarities To Slide Fire
Sedona firefighters find Woolsey Fire conditions very similar to the Slide Fire in 2014.
Nov. 14, 2018
Snowmaking Credited For Full Ski Season Beginning Friday
It's been a few weeks since measurable snow fell in the state, but that hasn't stopped ski season from starting in Arizona this coming Friday.
Nov. 14, 2018
Average Price Of Thanksgiving In Arizona Dinner Drops
A healthy supply of turkeys is going to make the cost of feeding the family Thanksgiving dinner a bit less expensive this year.
Nov. 14, 2018
Trump Considers Changes To
The Trump administration is proposing changes to what’s called the “public charge rule,” which affects legal immigrants to the United States who are using public benefits.
Nov. 14, 2018
Choosing The Best 100 Restaurants In Phoenix
How many restaurants do you think you’ve eaten at in the Valley? However many, it's probably not as much as Dominic Armato, the dining critic for The Arizona Republic. Now he's out with a new list — not of the top five or top 10 Phoenix restaurants — but of the top 100!
Nov. 14, 2018
What
Dan Buettner has been studying that topic for nearly 20 years and came to focus on five locations in the world where people live the longest and are feeling well. They’re dubbed “blue zones.”
Nov. 14, 2018
Do Consumers Still Think About
Sears announced earlier this month it was closing its store at the Paradise Valley Mall. That’s added to the roughly 40 Sears and Kmart stores that’ll be shutting their doors across the country.
Nov. 14, 2018
Could Prop 126 Have Unintended Consequences?
Arizona voters overwhelmingly approved proposition 126 last week. It amends the state Constitution to bar lawmakers and voters from implementing any new taxes on services.
Nov. 14, 2018

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