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For many students, attending a four-year college immediately after high school is considered the best pathway to success, but a growing number of educators and business leaders are promoting another option-- career and technical education
May. 2, 2016
Apollo Education Group
Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, wants to sell the online education provider for $1.1 billion.
May. 2, 2016
prescott
Prescott’s money woes threaten to have a domino effect on city services.
May. 2, 2016
A contest on Saturday to elect Arizona’s national delegates to attend the Republican National Convention wound up being a victory for Donald Trump’s opponents, who worked together to secure an overwhelming majority of the delegate slots.
Apr. 30, 2016
Phoenix Sunset
A team based out of Penn State’s Weather Communications Group called Sunset Weather uses meteorological data to predict and map the best sunsets in the country and Phoenix almost always comes out on top.
Apr. 29, 2016
Story of the Grand Canyon booklet
The Grand Canyon is one of the most visited National Parks in the country, but in the early part of last century — not so much. That started to change, though, thanks in part to the Santa Fe Railway, and its concessionaire, the Fred Harvey Company.
Apr. 29, 2016
National Park Service
This year marks the National Park Service’s 100th birthday — among many celebrations and observances, National Geographic has come out with a new guide to the country’s national parks.
Apr. 29, 2016
phoenix bike safety comic
For the past five years, Phoenix has been giving out comic books encouraging bike safety to 12- to 17-year-olds. Recently, the comics have generated some controversy, because of their graphic nature.
Apr. 29, 2016
Winged Victory
Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services provided an updat about how big the divide was between proposals in the House and Senate.
Apr. 29, 2016
Bottle of prescription medication
There is a prescription drug abuse problem in the United States that has led to a heroin epidemic.
Apr. 29, 2016
Suzette Smith (right) and Jacquelin Lombari
Interest in this ancient process is now growing in the Valley. The first Phoenix Fermenters Festival is Saturday.
Apr. 29, 2016
NFL logo
As part of the NFL’s increased efforts to reach out to international fans — including playing regular season games in London — the Oakland Raiders will be announcing some of their picks from Mexico City.
Apr. 29, 2016
Las Vegas
Just like communities in the Valley, Las Vegas is focused on the future of its water supply. Over the past two years, that has manifested itself in what the city is considering an economic development tool: water innovation.
Apr. 29, 2016
business journal story
However, numbers indicate the Valley’s actually becoming more reliant on small businesses to drive the economy — and part of that is diversification.
Apr. 29, 2016
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
You’ve probably heard this line before from airport officials: be sure to arrive two hours ahead of your flight. You might want to roll your eyes at that, especially if you’re on a domestic flight, but, it’s worth taking into consideration before you head to the airport.
Apr. 29, 2016
solar panels on a roof
All three initiatives are being sidelined, with those involved in the fight saying it makes sense to back down rather than engage in what promised to be an extensive, not to mention expensive, ballot fight, with neither side guaranteed a victory.
Apr. 29, 2016
Lawmakers worked into the early morning hours to continue to craft the nearly $9.­6 billion spending plan.
Apr. 29, 2016
distant dwarf planet Makemake
Astronomers have found a tiny moon hidden behind the dwarf planet Makemake in the outer solar system. Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff was part of the discovery team.
Apr. 29, 2016
injection table
A federal judge said weeks ago that he’d rule quickly on whether to dismiss a lawsuit against Arizona’s death penalty.
Apr. 29, 2016
Many Ecuadorians are still sleeping outside and struggling to find food and water following the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that was felt throughout the country nearly two weeks ago. The hardest hit areas were located along the country’s coast, and the death toll in those areas continues to rise. Humanitarian aid is making its way to the South American country, and some of that assistance is coming from Phoenix.
Apr. 29, 2016

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