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The Conference on Complex Systems, hosted by Arizona State University, attracts some of the smartest people on the planet to help broaden knowledge and expand scientific horizons.
Sep. 29, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Despite his legal troubles Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio continues to implement aggressive new policies at the sheriff’s department.
Sep. 29, 2015
Sherman Alexie
Much author Sherman Alexie's work deals with his experiences living on and off the Spokane Indian Reservation and his efforts to discover what it means to be a Native American.
Sep. 29, 2015
The federal government outlined new safety measures Monday that would protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure by banning pesticide use by minors and sharply increasing training requirements, among other changes.
Sep. 29, 2015
Gray wolf
The New Mexico Game Commission has denied an appeal by federal officials to begin releasing endangered Mexican gray wolves in the state as part of recovery efforts in the Southwest.
Sep. 29, 2015
Sky Harbor
Eighty years ago, in 1935, the city of Phoenix purchased Sky Harbor Airport. Believe it or not, the city wasn’t sure the $100,000 purchase would be worth it.
Sep. 29, 2015
Distracted Driving
Phoenix is among a few Arizona cities to ban texting while driving, but there is no statewide prohibition. That’s led to what critics are calling a “patchwork” of local laws, which can vary from city to city, as with Tempe and Phoenix.
Sep. 29, 2015
Dark streaks on Mars
A huge discovery on the surface of Mars can be directly linked back to Arizona.
Sep. 29, 2015
Paul Gosar
During Gosar's questioning on why there is a need for Planned Parenthood clinics while other small privately owned health centers provide similar services, the conversation became heated.
Sep. 29, 2015
gas pump
A new report says Arizona will collect less than a third of the money it needs in transportation taxes to meet the anticipated needs by 2035, including keeping the state's roads and bridges repaired.
Sep. 29, 2015
TAP Royal terminal
Seeking to increase cross-border commerce, Phoenix, Tucson and the state of Arizona have stepped up collaborative efforts with Mexico.
Sep. 28, 2015
Abandoned mines
Opening a mine in Arizona today is no easy feat. It requires hundreds of pages of paperwork and several rounds of environmental studies. But, that wasn’t always the case.
Sep. 28, 2015
Summer Ends Music Festival
Tempe city officials are discussing possible changes to safety regulations at special events following a number of incidents at the Summer Ends Music Festival over the weekend at Tempe Beach Park.
Sep. 28, 2015
Just 300 feet separate a meticulously manicured resort and golf course from the tiny town of Guadalupe, where 31 percent of its mostly Latino and Yaqui Indian population live in poverty.
Sep. 28, 2015
Dark streaks on Mars
The "strongest evidence yet" that Mars has water was revealed Monday by NASA and other scientists, including a former University of Arizona researcher.
Sep. 28, 2015
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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is reassuring Volkswagen diesel owners they will not be held accountable for the bogus emissions software the automaker said it put on some vehicles.
Sep. 28, 2015
prescribed burn
The authors of a new commentary in Science magazine say forest managers should allow more naturally-ignited wildfires to burn. That’s already part of forest management in northern Arizona.
Sep. 28, 2015
APS
The move comes after intense scrutiny over the net-metering case in front of the Arizona Corporation Commission and possible ties between APS and several commissioners.
Sep. 28, 2015
Pletnick
The Dysart Unified School District is asking voters to approve a funding override on Nov. 3. The request comes after voters rejected an override in 2014. That forced Dysart to phase out $6 million in spending this year.
Sep. 28, 2015
Wade Noble
More than 100 members of the Yuma community will collectively write a report about water use in southwestern Arizona.
Sep. 27, 2015

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