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doctor looking at xray
If this election made anything clear, it may be that there’s a very large divide between rural America and urban America. But that divide goes beyond the ballot box. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a striking gap in health between rural and urban Americans.
Jan. 24, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
David Cavazos has agreed to leave his job as city manager in Santa Ana, Calif. To put Cavazos’ departure from Santa Ana in perspective, we spoke with Dustin Gardiner. He covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Jan. 24, 2017
Rafting down the Colorado River
Ian Anderson and a team of seven others decided their Colorado River rafting effort was going to be about something greater — breaking a record.
Jan. 24, 2017
As Democrats nationally continue working to find out what went wrong on Election Day, party members are hearing from the seven candidates to be the next Democratic National Committee chair.
Jan. 24, 2017
Diane Douglas
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas gave her State of Education speech on Monday to the House Education Committee.
Jan. 24, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
The two most recent Arizona Educational Foundation Teachers of the Year delivered a letter Monday to Gov. Doug Ducey’s office on behalf of the AZ Schools Now coalition.
Jan. 24, 2017
An analysis by the D.C.-based Migration Policy Institute finds a majority of English-language-learner students in the U.S. are born in the U.S.
Jan. 24, 2017
Native Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes as whites. And, diabetes is to blame for around two out of every three Native Americans with kidney failure.
Jan. 24, 2017
Electric Bike
Tempe City Council will vote Thursday whether to adopt ordinances that would set a speed limit of 28 mph on roads, 20 mph on shared use paths, require helmets for riders under 18 and prevent kids from riding e-bikes.
Jan. 24, 2017
kids in school uniforms
While Gov. Doug Ducey said he is bullish on giving public school teachers a 4-percent pay raise this year, he did favor raising the limit corporations can donate to private and parochial schools for scholarships.
Jan. 24, 2017
From 19th-century treaties to today’s clashes in rural North Dakota, Inside Energy walks you through the events of the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy.
Jan. 24, 2017
Giant Magellan Telescope
A former University of Arizona president will lead the effort to build a ground-based telescope more powerful than the Hubble Space Telescope.
Jan. 24, 2017
University of California President Janet Napolitano has returned to work after being hospitalized last week following side effects from cancer treatment.
Jan. 24, 2017
Pecans
A new federal report for farmers in New Mexico, Arizona, and West Texas shows the price paid for a common variety of pecans is ranging between $2.88 to $3.05 per in-shell pound.
Jan. 24, 2017
Brenna Goth shares a story about living south of the border for her first reporting job and learning some valuable lessons about problem solving and choosing rentals off of Craigslist.
Jan. 24, 2017
 photo enforcement camera
The study found cameras reduced crashes 24 percent at intersections and 37 percent on other road segments. “People are driving safer and better in Scottsdale everywhere because we have photo enforcement,” said Scottsdale Transportation Director Paul Basha, noting that collisions were reduced even at places without cameras.
Jan. 24, 2017
Homeless panhandler poverty
Hundreds of people will set out this morning to count Maricopa County's homeless population.
Jan. 24, 2017
classroom
Saying the most pressing need is keeping teachers in classrooms, the top teachers in Arizona want Gov. Doug Ducey to spend all of his new education dollars in a pay hike rather than spreading the cash around.
Jan. 23, 2017
Diane Douglas
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas told Arizona lawmakers Monday that the state of education is at a crossroads.
Jan. 23, 2017
Flagstaff snow
The city of Flagstaff is expected to wake up to 3 feet of snow Tuesday. Skies are expected to clear Tuesday, but the National Weather Service said temperatures will stay below freezing.
Jan. 23, 2017

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