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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
Conversation Changing Around Miscarriage, Infant Loss
It used to be that if a woman suffered a miscarriage, it just wasn’t something you talked about, especially not in a public way. But, today, that’s changing.
Nov. 14, 2018
Record Number Of Young People Vote In This Election
Votes are still being counted in Arizona and other states, but one takeaway from this year’s midterm elections so far is the number of younger voters who cast ballots.
Nov. 14, 2018
Secretary Of State, Corp Comm Races Still Too Close To Call
County Recorder Adrian Fontes said as of Tuesday night, there are still about 126,000 ballots left to count. The Secretary of State’s Office reports a little more than 147,000 ballots are still outstanding statewide in Maricopa, La Paz, Coconino and Pima counties.
Nov. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: The Trouble With Wildfire Evacuations
There are things that California residents can do to prepare for wildfires, from knowing county evacuation routes to having emergency supplies packed and ready to go. But what happens when you’ve done all that and it’s public infrastructure that fails you?
Nov. 14, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why We Get It So Wrong When It Comes To Data
Humans are not rational beings, and when it comes to data this is blindingly evident. On this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about data and the brain.
Nov. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: Amazon Comes To The Neighborhood
After year-long search competition that pitted cities and states to become home of Amazon's second headquarters, the retail giant selected Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia as the cite of their HQ2 locations. So what are the terms of the deal?
Nov. 14, 2018
Tucson-Based Space Company Eyes Kodiak Launch
Vector Launch Inc. is planning a commercial rocket launch at the Pacific Spaceport Complex, its first launch at the Alaska facility.
Nov. 14, 2018
Ducey Weighs In On Drought Plan
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has written an op-ed outlining some requirements he has for Arizona’s internal deal on drought. It came two days ahead of an important meeting of the board of the agency that runs the Central Arizona Project canal system.
Nov. 13, 2018
Hobbs Leads In Secretary Of State Race
Republican Steve Gaynor led by about 40,000 votes after election night, and the Associated Press called the race for Gaynor that evening. But Democrat Katie Hobbs refused to concede, and the AP retracted the call Monday.
Nov. 13, 2018
ASU Ranked Top Choice For International Students
For the for the fourth year in a row, the International Educational Exchange ranks ASU as the top public choice for international students, though overall it trails behind four private universities.
Nov. 13, 2018
Language Canvas To Teach Less-Common Foreign Languages
The University of Arizona has developed interactive, multimedia programs to help teach some of the world’s less common languages.
Nov. 13, 2018
Federal Agencies Now On Same Page On So-Called Asylum Ban
Federal officials had contradicted each other last week on whether the so-called asylum ban applies to children traveling without a parent or guardian, but they’re now on the same page.
Nov. 13, 2018
Arizona Aid Agencies Object To DHS Proposal
A coalition of aid agencies in Arizona are worried about what they call an anti-immigration proposal from the Department of Homeland Security. DHS wants to make immigrants trying to come to the U.S. legally inadmissible to the country if they are likely to need government aid.
Nov. 13, 2018
Part Of Caravan Passes Through Sonora, Now In Tijuana
A part of the Central American migrant caravan passed through the Mexican state of Sonora yesterday, on its way to Tijuana.
Nov. 13, 2018
SRC Opens Its Doors To Victims Of Woolsey Fire In LA
A Scottsdale rehab center is offering a limited number of beds to people suffering from addiction, and now, people being affected by the the southern California fires.
Nov. 13, 2018
Mesa School
With more than 100,000 votes left in Maricopa County on Tuesday, that pass/fail status could change. The bond, which would go to school buses and technology, is passing by fewer than 1,000 votes.
Nov. 13, 2018
Orpheum Theatre Named Arizona
Phoenix is a young city, and while its looking to be one of the nation’s more innovative places, its also taking steps to preserve its history. Recently, Architectural Digest compiled a list of the most beautifully-designed theaters in each state, and the Orpheum Theatre won the honor for Arizona.
Nov. 13, 2018
First Transgender Judge In AZ Talks About Journey
Last month, Tracy Nadzieja stood in front of a courtroom, took an oath to become a commissioner of the Maricopa County Superior Court and became the first known transgender judge in the state.
Nov. 13, 2018
AZ Circle K
A new analysis from the Arizona Republic shows you’re much more likely to get your card information stolen by a skimmer at one specific type of gas station in Arizona.
Nov. 13, 2018

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