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The federal government has reached another settlement for cleanup work at abandoned uranium mines across the Navajo Nation.
Jan. 18, 2017
The very first installation of Vello, which allows a volunteer to remotely share screens with a child reading an electronic book, launched in Arizona Tuesday.
Jan. 18, 2017
Tempe awarded Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona almost $830,000 to construct affordable housing in the city.
Jan. 18, 2017
José Jiménez was killed in the Vietnam War, and awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions.
Jan. 18, 2017
light rail phoenix
A careful observer on the Valley Metro Light Rail might have noticed new purple stickers indicating that wi-fi is available inside a few trains.
Jan. 18, 2017
A new report said technology is making personal electronics smaller and lighter, and Tempe-based Amkor Technology Inc. is one of the companies leading the change.
Jan. 18, 2017
A pharmaceutical distribution company with Arizona ties has agreed to the largest fine in the history of the Drug Enforcement Administration. The McKesson Corporation will pay $150 million in penalties and suspend sales at distribution centers in four states.
Jan. 17, 2017
south mountain freeway sign
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied an injunction that would have stopped construction on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project.
Jan. 17, 2017
student in classroom
More than 30 school superintendents will sit down with hundreds of community leaders Thursday at Grand Canyon University, where the goal will be to come up with new ways they can work together to support Arizona students.
Jan. 17, 2017
We’re just a few days away from the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. On Friday, he’ll take the oath of office in Washington, D.C. And, then on Saturday, the Women’s March on Washington.
Jan. 17, 2017
St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
Some leaders are calling for Congress to reprioritize food assistance and school meals programs. One of those is Angie Rodgers, president and CEO of the Association of Arizona Food Banks.
Jan. 17, 2017
kids in a classroom
New research of parents in upper middle class families suggests they should obsess less about their kids’ grades, and spend more time teaching kindness and social skills — and that failing to do so could be to the detriment of their child’s future success.
Jan. 17, 2017
David Wood is the author of "What Have We Done: The Moral Injury Of Our Longest Wars." Wood was in the Valley as part of ASU's Center on the Future of War.
Jan. 17, 2017
food, waste, compost
By all accounts, Americans throw away a lot of food. Chris Wharton, an associate professor of nutrition in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at ASU, discusses food waste and climate change.
Jan. 17, 2017
John Leonardo left his position as the U.S. attorney for Arizona last week. No surprise since Leonardo was appointed by the Obama administration and was bound to be replaced by the incoming Trump administration.
Jan. 17, 2017
In November, Arizona voters enthusiastically passed Proposition 206, the minimum-wage increase. And Flagstaff voters approved their own similar measure, Proposition 414.
Jan. 17, 2017
John McCain
U.S. Sen. John McCain wants the country’s defense budget to grow by $430 billion over the next five years. We talk with Austin Yamada, director of the Defense and Security Research Institute at the University of Arizona.
Jan. 17, 2017
It may seem like the last election is just behind us, but some Valley voters will be going to the polls again as early as February.
Jan. 17, 2017
Janet Napolitano
University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and Arizona governor, has been undergoing treatment for cancer and was hospitalized Tuesday with complications, the school system said.
Jan. 17, 2017
farm land
A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access.
Jan. 17, 2017

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