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Facebook says it will ban foreign ads related to Ireland’s referendum on abortion later this month. Google also plans to suspend all advertising in advance of the vote.
May. 9, 2018
As the technology advances, the city is considering a change to its rules to prepare for a future of autonomous vehicles. The city reports it would be the first in the country to adopt such regulations.
May. 9, 2018
Freeway construction is very much on the minds of many Arizonans. ADOT said the South Mountain Freeway should be finished late next year while advocates continue to push for the proposed Interstate 11, which would connect Phoenix to Las Vegas.
May. 9, 2018
According to the most recent NAEP scores, both fourth and eighth grade reading scores are essentially flat from 2015. Some educators and observers also worry about the gap between low and high performing readers on the test, which is considered the nation’s report card.
May. 9, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is welcoming the release of three Americans who had been held in North Korea.
May. 9, 2018
Mexico’s peso dropped to its lowest value of the year this week, reflecting investors’ anxiety over ongoing negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
May. 9, 2018
Attorneys for a man charged in a fatal shooting on the Northern Arizona University campus are asking a judge to delay the trial.
May. 9, 2018
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 in favor of the deal, which ends a lawsuit by the baseball team alleging the county owed them $187 million in stadium repairs. The new deal means no more public money will be provided toward the 20-year old ballpark.
May. 9, 2018
Mexican expats registered to vote will start getting their ballots this week via mail — and the vast majority of them will be delivered in the United States.
May. 9, 2018
Arizona’s Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court appeals ruling over artificial snowmaking at Arizona Snowbowl ski resort outside Flagstaff.
May. 9, 2018
Keeping A Unique Water Tradition Alive In S.  Colorado’s Acequias
A warm spring has already melted much of the limited snowpack that sits high in the Sangre de Cristo mountains in southern Colorado. Water is already flowing through the ditches near the rural village of San Pablo.
May. 9, 2018
The grassroots organization Save Our Schools Arizona is going to help in the effort to block dark money in future political campaigns.
May. 9, 2018
“We don’t want to be in the cold storage business,” said North Carolina Museum of History Chief Curator Benjamin Filene. “We want to surface issues, be a place where you don’t hide things places where communities come together and discuss and wrestle with contemporary questions.”
May. 9, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Attention Spans
"People just don't have the attention spans they used to," is a popular refrain. On this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, we ask Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke if there's any truth to it.
May. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: Gina Haspel Faces Tough Confirmation To Head C.I.A.
President Trump’s pick to serve as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency Gina Haspel faces a challenging confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee today. Haspel has worked at the C.I.A. for 33 years, almost all of those years entirely undercover.
May. 9, 2018
Hillary Clinton was expected to be the first female president in the history of the United States. Polls certainly made many of us think so, and the GOP's unconventional nomination of Donald Trump seemed to put those expectations over the top.
May. 9, 2018
Westmarc, the Western Maricopa Coalition, held its Economic Development Summit yesterday, focusing on building a quality community, among other things.
May. 9, 2018
Forest fires, climate change and the wrath of non-native fish are threatening the survival of the Apache trout, a species found only in Arizona.
May. 9, 2018
City Manager Ed Zuercher is calling for a pilot project to clean-up homeless encampments. The idea comes about six months after the city launched “Phoenix C.A.R.E.S.," an outreach program that offers professional services to people experiencing homelessness.
May. 9, 2018
The Navajo President approved on Monday $100 million in water, electrical lines, and road projects. About 40 percent of the tribe still lack running water and electricity.
May. 8, 2018

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