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University of Arizona
The University of Arizona Press is teaming up with The Feminist Wire — an online publication that counters what its founders considered an anti-feminist movement.
Nov. 24, 2015
Fire Rescue
With dozens of mountain rescues each year, Valley firefighters practiced high-elevation, high-angle rescues at the Agua Fria Power Station in Glendale.
Nov. 24, 2015
On Tuesday, Valley Metro said CEO Steve Banta would be stepping down from his position at the regional transit agency, effective in January.
Nov. 24, 2015
Pickleball, which shares many qualities with other paddle sports, is one of the fastest growing recreational sports in the United States, particularly among older athletes.
Nov. 24, 2015
Sonora Quest Laboratories
An Arizona based lab company is opening medical testing stations in grocery stores. This follows a new state law allowing residents to get lab tests without a doctor’s order.
Nov. 24, 2015
Central Arizona Project canal
The University of Arizona and Pima County opened their Water & Energy Sustainable Technology (WEST) Center on Friday. The new facility will bring together researchers with practitioners to address water scarcity and re-use challenges.
Nov. 24, 2015
open sign
In between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, a day that encourages shoppers to spend money at small businesses.
Nov. 24, 2015
home for sale
Metro Phoenix has the longest streak of home price gains in the U.S.
Nov. 24, 2015
Diane Douglas
The attorney for state schools chief Diane Douglas is moving to have a lawsuit against her by the Arizona Board of Education thrown out.
Nov. 24, 2015
Aaron and Alex
Since Aaron Marquez returned from Afghanistan three years ago, he’s been helping his former interpreter get a visa to live in the U.S. They finally reunited here in Phoenix last week.
Nov. 24, 2015
Cancer rates are lower for Native Americans than the general population but once diagnosed, they’re more likely to die of the disease.
Nov. 24, 2015
The Obama administration hosted a call with reporters to highlight the rigorous security checks that refugees from Syria and Iraq must go through.
Nov. 23, 2015
According to a recent Centers for Disease Control report, 15.3 percent of Arizonans are smokers, down nearly 1 percent from 2014.
Nov. 23, 2015
Gila River
A federal agency has signed an agreement triggering the next step in a proposal to divert water from the Gila River in New Mexico.
Nov. 23, 2015
President Obama
AP English teacher Christine Marsh will visit the White House and meet President Obama after being named Arizona’s 2016 Teacher of the Year.
Nov. 23, 2015
turkey
More than 3,000 people were helped the first day, and some think this year’s amount of donated turkey could be a reflection of how the economy is improving.
Nov. 23, 2015
State and local officials met with members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in Phoenix on Monday for a field hearing on border security. The discussion surrounded how illicit substances like heroin were entering the country and what can be done about it.
Nov. 23, 2015
Steve Strom's book
Arizona astronomer and photographer Steve Strom has authored a book, "Earth and Mars: A Reflection," that invites readers to contemplate the differences and similarities of these two adjacent planets.
Nov. 23, 2015
An Arizona legislator is switching parties. State Sen. Carlyle Begay, who represents the Navajo town of Ganado, announced his decision to become a Republican at the State Capitol on Monday.
Nov. 23, 2015
Wrong-way signs
Sometimes a “Do Not Enter” sign is not enough to stop a wrong way driver. In the last 10 years, 91 people have died in crashes as a result of wrong way drivers in Arizona.
Nov. 23, 2015

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