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Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
The multinational corporation settled a major lawsuit but didn't let investors know about it until Christmas Eve — eve. Jeremy Owens discusses one of the best-timed Friday night news dumps of 2016.
Jan. 2, 2017
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Advertisers often try to get us to buy stuff by first making us laugh. Humor is a common component of ads — but new research looks at what kind of humor is most effective, and what kind might hurt the product being advertised.
Jan. 2, 2017
Mesa is looking for ideas of ways to “activate” its downtown — and it wants artists, architects, planners, designers and people who’ve never done this sort of thing before to submit prototypes.
Jan. 2, 2017
Boy playing video games
Since video games became a regular part of everyday life in the 1970s, there’s a lingering connection that a lot of us still feel.
Jan. 2, 2017
Sitting in a filing cabinet in the Navajo Library in Window Rock, there are 300 reels of tape filled with thousands of hours of Navajo oral history.
Jan. 2, 2017
New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that between 2014 and 2015, more American counties saw an increase in the median household income than a decrease.
Jan. 2, 2017
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President Barack Obama used his executive authority under the Antiquities Act Dec. 28 to declare two national monuments in the Southwest — Bears Ears in Utah and Gold Butte in Nevada.
Jan. 2, 2017
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A new law on home-sharing in Arizona has taken effect with the new year — among other things, it precludes cities and towns from prohibiting these kinds of transactions and allows for platforms like Airbnb to collect taxes and send them to the state and cities.
Jan. 2, 2017
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The Arizona Department of Transportation has a New Year’s resolution suggestion for drivers in 2017: proper blinker use.
Jan. 2, 2017
It’s hard to miss the unmistakable ringing bells and red kettles outside stores across the state this holiday season. However, not as many people donated to the annual Salvation Army fundraiser this year.
Jan. 2, 2017
Cotton leaves with wider lobes are better at resisting boll rot, can mature earlier and flower more.
Jan. 2, 2017
Grand Canyon North Rim
Gov. Doug Ducey is threatening legal action if President Obama sets aside public lands in Arizona for a new Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.
Jan. 2, 2017
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The Navajo Nation Library wants to preserve thousands of hours of oral history. The task -- to digitize 300 reels of tape. But that costs money.
Jan. 2, 2017
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Starting Tuesday, Goodyear residents can simply log on and pay traffic tickets online rather than mailing in a check or visiting court in person.
Jan. 2, 2017
Federal officials hope to make doing business on Native American reservations easier. The update is a long time coming. The last time the U.S. Department of the Interior revised those regulations was more than 30 years ago.
Jan. 2, 2017
The state court of appeals has ruled that the mother of a firefighter killed in the Yarnell Hill blaze cannot sue the state. In a unanimous opinion, the justices said there was no evidence of “willful misconduct” by anyone involved.
Jan. 2, 2017
The cryptocurrency Bitcoin has catapulted into the limelight in recent years. But it has problems and other cryptocurrencies have been vying for market share. One that’s been gaining status is based here in Phoenix.
Jan. 2, 2017
The Arizona Department of Transportation is hoping a new effort will reduce the amount of time drivers are impacted by flooded interstates during heavy rains. They’ll begin replacing 10 of their oldest freeway pump stations in 2017.
Jan. 2, 2017
To avoid paying an insurance deductible, patients rushed to schedule surgeries before Jan. 1, bringing more work to doctors and staff.
Jan. 2, 2017
Phoenix-based Viad Corporation announced it has acquired "FlyOver Canada", a virtual flight ride attraction.
Jan. 2, 2017

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