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The approval numbers for both major party nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are remarkably low, to the point that a lot of people seem to be wondering whether they should vote for president at all or simply leave it blank and explore the rest of the ballot.
Oct. 26, 2016
University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
The University of Arizona's medical schools in Phoenix and Tucson have been under increased scrutiny this summer after the departure of six senior officials from the Phoenix campus and questions about the use of public funds.
Oct. 26, 2016
Over the last 30 years the race for Maricopa County Recorder has rarely seen a challenger, let alone significant campaign spending. That’s completely different this year.
Oct. 26, 2016
new york city skyline
Research at the University of Arizona has uncovered the earliest stages of the HIV-AIDS epidemic in the United States. The research shows the virus first took hold in New York City — well before published reports in 1981.
Oct. 26, 2016
SRP Fire Restoration
Salt River Project will burn biomass Oct. 26 at its coal-fired power plant in Northern Arizona. If the utility can be a viable user of the forest waste, it can help reduce forest fires and keep rivers clean.
Oct. 26, 2016
Money
A report by the Behavior Research Center puts the statewide confidence up 10 points from the same time last year and 20 points from the year before that.
Oct. 26, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Though federal prosecutors had indicated their intent to prosecute Arpaio earlier this month, the charge was not official until U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton signed an order to show cause against the sheriff.
Oct. 26, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has gained friends and foes all over the country for his hard-line stance on illegal immigration. Now immigrants and their allies in various states are among those mobilizing an effort to get him out of office.
Oct. 26, 2016
Sky Harbor Airport
Get ready for more construction at Sky Harbor International Airport. On Tuesday, the city council approved the airport spending $950 million to extend the Sky Train and build a new concourse at Terminal Four.
Oct. 26, 2016
A federal appeals court will hear arguments today on whether provisional ballots filed at the wrong polling place on Nov. 8 should be counted in Arizona this election.
Oct. 26, 2016
The governing board has come under scrutiny after the district overspent by $5 million.
Oct. 26, 2016
Mesa residents will vote next month on a measure to fund more public safety officers and bring ASU to its downtown.Where's the money? In a .4 percent sales tax increase. That's 4 cents of every $10 dollars. The boost would take the city's sales tax from 1.75 percent to 2.15 percent.
Oct. 25, 2016
compost, food, waste, soil
Tempe is piloting a program to pick up tree trimmings, lawn clippings and livestock manure from select neighborhoods weekly. The material will be turned into compost and available to residents, parks and local businesses.
Oct. 25, 2016
baseball
It’s fall. And that means holidays like Columbus Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving. These holidays that frequently bring images of Native Americans into popular culture can be problematic.
Oct. 25, 2016
Sgt. Steve Carbajal
A recent survey of policing in America shows hundreds of thousands of officers put in millions of hours every year moonlighting. That is, working private, off-duty security jobs.
Oct. 25, 2016
ASU and the Mayo Clinic are teaming up, in an effort to develop a new model for the country’s health-care system.
Oct. 25, 2016
Allysa Seely
Before this summer’s Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, we met Arizonan Allysa Seely, who was set to compete in the triathlon.
Oct. 25, 2016
Central Arizona Project canal
If you look down the ballot — pretty far down, in fact — you’ll see a number of candidates for the Central Arizona Water Conservation District.
Oct. 25, 2016
Map of Tempe streetcar route
Tempe residents will be able to get an update on their city’s streetcar project tomorrow night – over the past year, it’s gotten its environmental clearance, and federal funding.
Oct. 25, 2016
election vote campaign
Early voting is well under way in Arizona and a number of other states, in advance of Election Day on Nov. 8. And some of those voters are casting their ballots online.
Oct. 25, 2016

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