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Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Jul. 20, 2016
Residents of Tohono O’odham Nation, southwest of Tucson, call them 15 towering monsters. The Border Patrol calls them Integrated Fixed Towers. And the Sierra Club calls them an environmental nightmare.
Jul. 20, 2016
Last year, crews collected more than 78,000 bags of trash. In 2014, they collected more than 90,000 bags.
Jul. 20, 2016
minimum wage
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge denied a request seeking to slow signature validation needed to get the minimum wage measure on the November ballot.
Jul. 20, 2016
Challengers say the ballot measure is legally flawed because the proposal won't actually regulate marijuana like the state does alcohol, as it claims.
Jul. 20, 2016
Arizona aternate delegates
Before the vote there had been whispers that members of the Arizona delegation who do not support Trump might try to abstain or do something disruptive.
Jul. 20, 2016
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The court-appointed monitor of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will host a public meeting Wednesday in Tolleson.
Jul. 20, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park has named a new superintendent, months after the park’s former leader retired amid controversy.
Jul. 19, 2016
Kelli Ward
While Arizona’s senior senator is skipping the Republican convention, his chief challenger for the Republican nomination this summer has made the trip to Ohio.
Jul. 19, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has never formally endorsed Donald Trump. He’s making it clear this week in Cleveland that he supports the presumptive GOP nominee.
Jul. 19, 2016
dementia tour
A 'Virtual Dementia Tour' helped family members and caregivers empathize with residents at a retirement community in Phoenix.
Jul. 19, 2016
An immigration detention center in Arizona reoponed Tuesday, nearly two months after it was struck by the largest measles outbreak in the country.
Jul. 19, 2016
The U.S. government is stripping federal protection from the lesser prairie chicken, whose habitat includes New Mexico. The bird has been a point of controversy in the West for years.
Jul. 19, 2016
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The Arizona Geological Survey officially moved in with the University of Arizona. That move also comes with a loss of funding, meaning the survey has to find grants and contracts and implement fees for its services.
Jul. 19, 2016
If being a new parent is the hardest job in the world, as they say, then, the four women who work for the Birth to Five Helpline at Southwest Human Development in Phoenix may have the second hardest.
Jul. 19, 2016
Loris Taylor, president and CEO of Native Public Media, said radio is the medium of choice in communities that may not have electricity or running water, let alone a broadband internet connection.
Jul. 19, 2016
 border fence
Arizona’s senators have asked the United States to investigate whether a cross-border drainage tunnel beneath the Nogales port of entry is in danger of collapsing.
Jul. 19, 2016
The Department of Correction is Tuesday beginning to move medium security prisoners from state facilities to the privately run Red Rocks Correctional Center in Eloy.
Jul. 19, 2016
The second day of the Republican National Convention figures to be less dramatic than the first – when some delegates during the afternoon session noisily called for a roll call vote on the convention’s rules; that request was denied.
Jul. 19, 2016
Yaqui Catfish
The push to repeal a new inspection program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture was led by Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain.
Jul. 19, 2016

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