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Tempe is hoping to nearly double the amount of waste it keeps out of its landfills by 2020.
Oct. 27, 2015
arizona republic newspaper
Arizona's largest newspaper is under new leadership. The Arizona Republic recently named a new publisher.
Oct. 27, 2015
Medical marijuana
Phoenix is hosting the Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo this week - a gathering for those in the medical marijuana industry and those looking to become a part of it.
Oct. 27, 2015
flagstaff seal
The Flagstaff City Council has adopted a management plan for Picture Canyon - the city-owned property on the National Register of Historic Places.
Oct. 27, 2015
classroom
It’s been a busy few days for education advocates in Arizona - lawmakers are being briefed on the details of a proposed settlement deal reached late last week, and a special session could start as early as tomorrow.
Oct. 27, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court
The Arizona Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal Tuesday arguing the state’s death penalty law is unconstitutionally arbitrary.
Oct. 27, 2015
Artist’s rendering of Saturn’s moon
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft Wednesday will plunge into the icy plume flowing from the south pole of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, looking for clues into the habitability of the moon’s ocean.
Oct. 27, 2015
Native Health garden bed
Diabetes and obesity plague people all across the country, but they affect Arizona Native Americans particularly. While health-care providers rely on modern medicine, they’re also bringing back traditional knowledge, combating new challenges with populations sometimes resistant to Western science.
Oct. 27, 2015
Unlike areas undergoing more traditional gentrification, the strip has attracted a diverse array of businesses that give it a unique international flavor.
Oct. 27, 2015
full moon
Tonight is a full moon, and it just might make us crazy. At least that’s what people have believed for millennia. But science has yet to prove whether the so-called “lunar effect” is real.
Oct. 27, 2015
driver
According to the new scoring system, drivers will only have one chance to parallel park and execute a three-point turn.
Oct. 27, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio protesters
The crowds have thinned at the sheriff’s contempt of court hearings since the sheriff left the witness stand, but a handful of community members make a point to come most days.
Oct. 26, 2015
Elizabeth Holmes Theranos
Theranos is valued at $9 billion and has 40 blood-sample centers in Valley-area Walgreens'. It claims it can run a variety of tests cheaper, faster and with less blood than usual samples.
Oct. 26, 2015
cover casino construction
A bill aiming to prevent the Tohono O’odham Nation from opening a casino near Glendale until 2027 has been delayed in congress. The “Keeping the Promise” act had been scheduled for a House vote Monday.
Oct. 26, 2015
Tempe Town Lake dam
The Tempe Town Lake dam replacement project reached a new milestone today. Crews began installing the structure's eight steel gates this morning.
Oct. 26, 2015
Diane Douglas
During the comment period before the vote brought by Superintendent Diane Douglas, many of the board members said the move was “politically motivated."
Oct. 26, 2015
APS
Arizona’s largest utility and its parent company will not stop making campaign contributions in the races for corporation commission.
Oct. 26, 2015
burned home in Guadalupe
People living in the Juárez Valley southeast of Ciudad Juárez and El Paso, Texas, allege that land speculators preparing for the start of oil and gas production have spurred a land grab that has forced what some claim is an exodus of local residents.
Oct. 26, 2015
park in Che Guevara
Community organizations in the Mexican border city of Juárez are working to improve the environmental health of their city — with a little help from the U.S. Consulate.
Oct. 26, 2015
child getting a vaccination
According to the CDC, four of 10 adolescent girls and six of 10 adolescent boys haven’t started the HPV vaccine series. And in Arizona, those numbers are even higher.
Oct. 26, 2015

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