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An international research team led by the University of Arizona successfully mapped the genome sequence of African rice, known for hardiness and drought resistance.
August 04, 2014
The Arizona Department of Education is reporting modest progress in math and reading proficiency among state public school students. That translated to a slight improvement in school performance grades across the state.
August 04, 2014
The Scottsdale-based restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s is giving more information about a security breach first noticed in June.
August 04, 2014
A microburst hit the Loop 101 last night near the Red Mountain 202. The high winds and rain downed a fiber optic cable shutting off traffic in both directions and leaving many commuters stranded.
August 04, 2014
Hundreds of Arizona students failed to get into a state scholarship program because their families thought they would simply get a check, an education department official said.
August 04, 2014
Federal monitors are set to observe elections in the primary next month in Guadalupe.
August 04, 2014
Storms that brought strong winds and rains to metropolitan Phoenix on Sunday evening caused an eight-hour closure of a section of freeway, damaged the roof of an animal hospital and temporarily left thousands of homes without electricity.
August 04, 2014
Contractors have their work cut out for them as they ramp up a major forest-thinning project to reduce the risk of wildfire in northern Arizona.
August 04, 2014
Arizona pecan farmers are enjoying strong sales overseas. The state’s world market share for pecans has been increasing for nearly a decade.
August 04, 2014
As Arizona’s candidates tout their endorsements ahead of next month’s primary, Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center Director Earl DeBerge says these “seals of approval” are more important to voters than many might think.
August 04, 2014
March 31 was the last day to sign up for health insurance through the marketplace unless you went through a major life event. Marriage, divorce, child birth and moving are some of those exceptions.
August 04, 2014
NASA recently announced the selected technology to be mounted on the Mars Rover planned for 2020. From 58 proposals, seven were selected, including an advanced camera system developed by ASU professor Jim Bell.
August 01, 2014
Pima County is saying it will no longer hire smokers for county jobs. It has proposed a new regulation that would prohibit hiring anyone who smokes.
August 01, 2014
Early ballots for August’s primary election are on the way to about a million Arizona voters.
August 01, 2014
With early voting underway, candidates are looking for every vote they can get.
August 01, 2014
But monsoons also bring rain, and in some cases, lots of it. This can cause flooding.
August 01, 2014
When states cut back on funding for public universities, as many have done, where do those schools turn for money?
August 01, 2014
A couple of health workers who contracted the Ebola virus have returned to the U.S. for treatment.
August 01, 2014
One of the leading forces behind the VA legislation — both behind the scenes and in front of the cameras — has been Arizona Sen. John McCain.
August 01, 2014
You may have noticed some new signs along Valley freeways, and maybe they’re making you hungry.
August 01, 2014

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