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University Of Arizona Leading Date Palm Project In Oman
The University of Arizona is leading a new multimillion-dollar project to boost date palm production in the Middle East nation of Oman. The program will have far-reaching implications for food development.
Dec. 19, 2018
Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries In Arizona
The nation's largest grocery chain stepped into the driverless delivery market Tuesday, bringing milk, eggs and other items to a customer's home in a vehicle with nobody at the wheel.
Dec. 19, 2018
Arizona Nonprofit Donates Christmas Gifts In Mexico
An Arizona nonprofit delivered hundreds of toys Tuesday to children in Sonora, Mexico as part of a cross-border collaboration.
Dec. 19, 2018
Kingman Man Gets 3 Years For Threatening President, Others
A Kingman man will serve more than three years in prison for threatening to kill President Donald Trump and other political figures.
Dec. 19, 2018
For Phoenix Artist, Ancient City Of Teotihuacan Inspires Creativity
In its prime, Teotihuacan was a diverse city with migrants. More than 2,000 years old, it has become an integral part of Mexico’s national identity — and a source of inspiration for one Phoenix artist.
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Dec. 19, 2018
Gas Line Eruption Causes $2M Headache For ADC
The Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) says it discovered a natural-gas pipeline leak at the Winslow prison in November. A leak in 37-year-old gas line at the Winslow prison will cost $1.5 million to repair.
Dec. 18, 2018
New Policy Addresses Arizona
“It is important that we have the flexibility to enter in partnerships with private entities and commercial entities,” said John Arnold, the executive director of the Arizona Board of Regents which oversees the colleges.
Dec. 18, 2018
Arizona Cities To Use EPA Funds To Restore Outdated Pipes, Arsenic Issues
This fund program acts like a bank by providing low interest loans to eligible recipients, such as the cities of Safford and Prescott.
Dec. 18, 2018
Causes Of Gray Wolves
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is confirming that a record number of Mexican gray wolves have been found dead this year in New Mexico and Arizona.
Dec. 18, 2018
How Tempe Plans To Keep A Low-Cost Preschool Program Going
Tempe started offering a free pre-school program to low-income families last year, but to keep the program going the city will next year start charging some families. The program, called Tempe Pre, will continue to be free to families currently enrolled.
Dec. 18, 2018
U.S. To Invest $10.6B To Address Central American Migration
The U.S. government is pledging to $10.6 billion in public and private funds toward economic development in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, in an attempt to address the causes of migration from the region.
Dec. 18, 2018
The Future Of College Looks More Diverse Than Ever
Nearly 20 million students were projected to attend American colleges and universities in this year’s fall semester. That’s about five million more students than in the year 2000, but lower than the peak of about 21 million students in the fall of 2010.
Dec. 18, 2018
Series Shines Light On Charter School Gamble In Arizona
Today, charter schools are a force in our state. And, as The Arizona Republic’s Craig Harris has been reporting all year, the massive industry is creating millionaires and raising questions about self-dealing and regulation.
Dec. 18, 2018
What
The open enrollment period for buying health care policies on the Affordable Care Act marketplace has ended, and there are still adults who do not have health insurance.
Dec. 18, 2018
Report Reveals Increase In Homelessness Since 2017
Despite low unemployment rates, and an economy that's chugging along, more Americans are homeless this year than in 2017. How does a new HUD report reflect what’s happening here on the ground in Arizona?
Dec. 18, 2018
Could The U.S. Be Headed Towards Another Recession?
If you look at retail sales, industrial production and employment, the U.S. economy is doing well.
Dec. 18, 2018
Regulators Used Potentially Inaccurate Tire Safety Data Until 2015
For years, federal traffic safety officials reported that there were around 200 deaths a year in the country from tire-related crashes. Then, in 2015, that number jumped to more than 700.
Dec. 18, 2018
For The 2020 Elections, It May Help To Look Back At History
Even though the 2018 midterms are barely in our rear-view mirrors, there are already polls out looking at the 2020 presidential primary on the Democratic side, and candidates up and down the ballot are starting to line up for the next elections.
Dec. 18, 2018
ASU School On A Quest To Elevate Civil Discussions
The quest for civil discussion — disagreeing without being disagreeable, as the old saying goes — is an ongoing effort. And one that a lot of people believe has been made more difficult because of the current administration and barbs that are tossed around on social media.
Dec. 18, 2018
What Is The Fate Of The State Parks
Sue Black, former Arizona State Parks Director, faced numerous investigations into her management practices during her three and a half year appointment. She has been replaced on an interim basis by Ted Vogt, but the investigations into Black’s tenure are continuing.
Dec. 18, 2018

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