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worker puts vials of mosquitoes
Whether or not the public is focused on a dangerous mosquito-borne illness, people still fan out across the country every day, collecting thousands of mosquitoes and testing them, to keep the public safe.
Nov. 17, 2016
police line do not cross
Newly released FBI statistics show Phoenix saw a significant rise in hate crimes in 2015. The figures also show the city has far more reported incidents than other comparable areas. But those numbers are a bit misleading.
Nov. 17, 2016
Santa Cruz River
Scientists last week conducted a survey, but it had nothing to do with public opinion — it had to do with fish. They were trying to figure out how many fish, and how many species are in the flowing stretch of the Santa Cruz River in the Tucson area.
Nov. 17, 2016
Flagstaff is dealing with a number of challenges that come from growth — and are also related to being a community that is dominated by a state university.
Nov. 17, 2016
A new look at the financial state of the 20 most populated American cities finds Phoenix right in the middle of the pack.
Nov. 17, 2016
By the early 1960s, the Beatles were a worldwide music and pop culture phenomenon and they penetrated the imaginations of nearly every age group. For kids who were into Beatlemania, there was the Beatles cartoon show that ran from 1965-1969 in the United States.
Nov. 17, 2016
J.D. Mesnard
House and Senate members selected their new leaders last week. Steve Yarbrough will take over as Senate leader, while his East Valley neighbor, J.D. Mesnard, is the speaker-elect.
Nov. 17, 2016
stained glass lights
Listen to the sounds of Mary Blankestyn creating a stained glass lamp at Bell Center in Sun City.
Nov. 17, 2016
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said he will not allow Phoenix police to become immigration enforcement officers if that winds up being part of President-Elect Donald Trump’s plan. Stanton said he will stick to that position “even if the new government in Washington, D.C., threatens to revoke federal dollars.”
Nov. 17, 2016
Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Club
Developer True Life Companies bought the property last year and has pitched a plan for what it calls “Ahwatukee Farms.” The project proposes 300 single-family homes, a community farm, a Montessori school, cafe and walking paths.
Nov. 17, 2016
conceptual rendering
The shopping landscape in central Phoenix is changing. A local grocer expects to close its oldest store in the Valley and a big chain will fill the space left vacant by another.
Nov. 17, 2016
Workers install solar panels
Donald Trump’s victory and the impending Republican majority in Congress means the Obama administration’s initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the Clean Power Plan, is almost certainly in jeopardy.
Nov. 17, 2016
Flagstaff Police Department
Flagstaff police say an officer is being investigated and placed on administrative leave after video surfaced that shows him punching a woman in the face during an arrest.
Nov. 17, 2016
Brent Farley
A man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced charge involving last year's incident in which nearly a dozen armed bounty hunters looking for a fugitive swarmed the home of Phoenix's police chief.
Nov. 17, 2016
After a contentious election, a bipartisan group of national leaders has issued a joint statement calling on the restoration of civility.
Nov. 17, 2016
Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station
The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station's operator says employees completed a recent refueling and maintenance outage of one of the plant's three reactor units in record time.
Nov. 17, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
A gun belonging to the former suspect in a series of Phoenix freeway shootings last year has undergone a second independent ballistics examination.
Nov. 17, 2016
United States Air Force
The Bureau of Land Management has a new interpretive site in the Arizona desert where the U.S. Air Force formerly had an underground launch silo for a nuclear-tipped intercontinental missile during much of the Cold War.
Nov. 17, 2016
proposition 206
A judge has thrown out part of the challenge to a new state law that bars cities and towns from telling private employers what fringe benefits and paid time off they have to provide for workers.
Nov. 17, 2016
asu site
Arizona State University plans to transform a neglected corner of Mill Avenue and University Drive, but needs permission from the Arizona Board of Regents before it can proceed.
Nov. 17, 2016

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