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Dictionary.com word of the year
Dictionaries will often declare a word of the year, and usually, it’s one that’s new to the lexicon.
Dec. 22, 2015
Sue McConnell Salutes
The Tucson VA is one of the first hospitals in the country to open a clinic devoted specifically to the needs of Transgender Veterans.
Dec. 22, 2015
The number of kids living in shelters, group and foster homes and with extended family has increased by 25 percent in the past two years.
Dec. 22, 2015
Melody Larsen
Mixers are whirring in the kitchen of Sassy’s Cafe and Bakery in Mesa leading up to the holidays.
Dec. 22, 2015
Pro sports stadiums and arenas are commonly named after huge corporations that can gain a lot from the marketing and advertising.
Dec. 22, 2015
University of Arizona
Every year, medical professionals remind people to get a flu shot to keep the community healthier.
Dec. 22, 2015
jail
United States prisons contain many examples of wrongly imprisoned people serving time behind bars.
Dec. 22, 2015
Anheuser-Busch InBev's announcement to take over Four Peaks Brewery sent a lot of local beer lovers into worry mode.
Dec. 22, 2015
Storied Lives Project participants
As Christmas approaches many Valley seniors find themselves alone and detached. But at one local high school, students are pairing up with seniors to link the generations through storytelling.
Dec. 22, 2015
preparing an anthrax sample
Scientists at Northern Arizona University are studying an anthrax outbreak among heroin users in Europe. More than 100 people fell ill with “injectional anthrax” in Scotland in 2009 and 2010, and sporadic cases continue throughout Europe.
Dec. 22, 2015
drone
Drones are expected to be a popular gift this holiday season. But, if you live in Pima or Maricopa County, don’t plan on using them to explore their county parks.
Dec. 22, 2015
The number of adults in the U.S. with access to broadband internet at home has dropped in recent years. That’s according to a new report released by the Pew Research Center.
Dec. 22, 2015
The Mohave County Board of Supervisors has chosen a replacement for Kelli Ward in the Arizona Senate.
Dec. 22, 2015
Lindsey Graham
The not-so-surprising collapse of Lindsey Graham's presidential campaign has left Arizona's senior senator with some choices.
Dec. 22, 2015
Mark and Scott Kelly
In early December, a cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station. Inside was the usual compliment of supplies and experiments, but also a handful of children's books including Mousetronaut and Mousetronaut Goes to Mars by retired astronaut and Tucson resident Mark Kelly.
Dec. 22, 2015
border fence
Gov. Ducey and the four Arizona border sheriffs have been at odds on the Governor’s plan to create a Border Drug Strike Force.
Dec. 22, 2015
cell diagram
Cell growth, including cancer growth, has long been thought of physically connected cells growing together. Now, new cell modeling from ASU mathematicians suggests cells move and grow independently, like a flock of birds.
Dec. 22, 2015
Sierra Nevada mountains
Southern Arizonans dreaming of a white Christmas will have to keep dreaming.
Dec. 22, 2015
Dr. Joseph Sirven
When it comes to your health during the holidays, it’s a good time to remember it can be a wonderful life.
Dec. 21, 2015
firefighter helmet
Two local fire fighting organizations are warning Arizona residents to be cautious of telephone solicitors.
Dec. 21, 2015

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