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Tree Rings Narrow Window Of Ancient Eruption
A study led by University of Arizona may help scientists settle the contested timing of one of the largest volcanic eruptions of the last 4,000 years.
Aug. 15, 2018
AZ Commerce Promotes Aerospace Industry In Mexico
According to the Arizona Commerce Authority, more than 1,200 aerospace companies operate in the state. And as the industry grows, it works on ways to expand and make Mexico one of its prime allies.
Aug. 15, 2018
AZ FedEx Driver Logs 450K Miles Without An Accident
Have you ever thought about spending a lot of time behind the wheel? How about driving 450,000 miles behind the wheel? That’s how much Arizona FedEx driver Mike Ortiz has driven — all without ever being in an accident.
Aug. 15, 2018
Why EU, U.S. Are Keeping Tabs On Italy
Despite the financial problems in Turkey, some analysts worry Italy’s economy could pose the bigger problem for Europe, and beyond. Desmond Lachman is one of those who’s concerned about issues in Italy.
Aug. 15, 2018
Study: Most Women Face Double Bind In The Workplace
Many women who have worked in professional settings know that there can be a double bind in the workplace. You speak up, and you might face backlash from peers and supervisors. Stay on the sidelines, and you may get passed over for opportunities for advancement.
Aug. 15, 2018
Officials Worry About Funding Delays For Tempe Streetcar
The Trump administration has been criticized by the transit advocacy group Transportation for America for failing to distribute the more than $1 billion dollars appropriated by Congress for transit construction projects.
Aug. 15, 2018
AP: Google Stores Location Data Even When Setting Turned Off
An investigation by the Associated Press found several Google services on smartphones store location data even when users have turned their “location history” settings off.
Aug. 15, 2018
Death Row Inmate
After 23 years on death row in Arizona, a Tucson man named Barry Jones just saw his conviction thrown out, which is very rare. Now, the state must decide if it will retry him or release him.
Aug. 15, 2018
Opportunity Zones May Not Provide Desired Opportunities
The federal government approved Arizona’s "opportunity zones" this spring. Opportunity zones allow developers who invest in low-income areas to get tax breaks. But not everyone thinks “o-zones” will have the desired effect of helping to revitalized economically depressed areas.
Aug. 15, 2018
Should Arizona Tax The Rich For Education?
There’s near universal agreement in Arizona that the state needs to increase funding for K-12 education. But the proposal to increase taxes on the state’s wealthier residents is where the dramatic disagreement starts.
Aug. 15, 2018
Fate Of Invest In Ed Could Hinge On Math Question
After the #RedForEd teacher strike ended, supporters moved on to a ballot measure, called Invest in Ed. Now a mathematical distinction could determine whether Invest in Ed is allowed to even be on November’s ballot.
Aug. 15, 2018
Randazzo: Johnson Utilities Spat With Corp Comm A
Arizona Utility regulators have imposed a $600,000 fine on Johnson Utilities and threatened to revoke its right to do business. That’s because the utility shut off water to customers, among other problems.
Aug. 15, 2018
Do You Have Questions About Arizona? Ask Us
Whether you were born in Arizona or came here from somewhere else, chances are you’ve wondered about the people, places and things in the Grand Canyon State.
Aug. 15, 2018
Clear Skies Mean Another Monsoon Storm On The Horizon
It’s been a rapid-fire monsoon season, and one of the reasons for the back-to-back storms is high wind.
Aug. 15, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why It Can Be Hard To Change Behavior Even When We Know Better
Say a store you love changes hands and you aren't too fond of the new place. Why do you continue to go back when you know it's not the same? Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about belief revision, exploitation versus exploration and switching costs.
Aug. 15, 2018
The Takeaway: This Week
Another Wednesday, another primaries roundup. Elena Schneider, campaigns reporter for Politico, breaks down the results from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, and Vermont.
Aug. 15, 2018
State Gets $10 Million To Combat Opioid Crisis
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona steps up with millions of dollars to help combat opioid addiction and deaths.
Aug. 15, 2018
All But Ducey Attend Town Hall On Gun Violence
Four out of five candidates for Arizona governor participated Tuesday night in a town hall on preventing gun violence. It was presented by the state’s chapter of the student group March For Our Lives.
Aug. 15, 2018
How Did Phoenix
Whether you were born in Arizona or came here from somewhere else, chances are you’ve wondered about the people, places and things in the Grand Canyon State. Q&AZ is a project meant to explore those curiosities. The first question comes from Adam Watts, who lives in Chandler.
Q&AZ: Ask A Question About Arizona
Aug. 15, 2018
Shooter Believes Full Harassment Report Will Clear Name
Attorneys who handled the sexual harassment investigation of former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter are balking at his bid to get the full report and all the documents used to prepare it.
Aug. 14, 2018

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