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Vail School District To Use Tiny Homes To Recruit Teachers
When someone floated the idea of tiny homes for teachers, there were chuckles. But then there was talk that, hey, maybe that wasn’t such a bad idea.
Dec. 12, 2017
9th Circuit Court Clears Way For South Mountain Freeway Project
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way for valley transportation planners by voting, 'No' to repealing the South Mountain Freeway project.
Dec. 12, 2017
Tiny House Movement Growing In Northern Arizona
The tiny house movement is getting bigger in northern Arizona where the median price for a single family home is higher than metro Phoenix.
Dec. 12, 2017
Bill To Ban Computer Bots Intellectually Challenged
A bill in the works for the upcoming legislative session is focused on ending computer bots in Arizona.
Dec. 12, 2017
SCOTUS Rejects Petition On Patent Case, In Favor Of GoDaddy
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday refused to review a lower courts decision in a patent rights case against Scottsdale-based GoDaddy. Previous court decisions in favor of the tech-giant stand and are final and have implications for other major businesses.
Dec. 12, 2017
Phoenix Commercial Real Estate Deal Ranks Among Largest Ever
A 2 million square-foot real estate deal has just finalized near Tempe Town Lake. It's one of the largest commercial property transactions on record in metro Phoenix.
Dec. 12, 2017
ASU Objects To House GOP Tax Plan
Post-secondary educational facilities continue to object to the House version of the GOP tax bill being reconciled with the Senate version.
Dec. 12, 2017
NASA To Continue Parachute Tests For Orion Capsule In Yuma
NASA will conduct its latest test of parachutes for its Orion spacecraft at the Yuma Proving Ground on Wednesday.
Dec. 12, 2017
Growing Up Trans: An Arizona Family In Transition
Two dogs were roughhousing in a sunny backyard in Queen Creek. On the patio, a man was helping his son pump up his bike tires. It was one of those totally ordinary family moments. But for Daniel Harrott, who lived most of his life as a woman, just everyday existence as a man is alchemy.
Dec. 11, 2017
The Pulse: Are Colorado’s Cattle Feedlots A Risk To Waterways?
After a 2015 rainstorm, bait shop owner Kenny Condrey went to check on some river-fed ponds near his Eastern Colorado home. What he found confirmed his fears. Dead fish lined the banks and floated on the water.
Dec. 11, 2017
ASU, TCH Turning Old Advertising Banners Into Bags
You know those banners you see hanging from lampposts around the ASU campus? The school and a nonprofit have found a new use for them once they’re taken down — and that new use is tote bags.
Dec. 11, 2017
Guns Produced By 3-D Printers Are Increasing
3-D printing has provided experts and the general public the opportunity to bring unexpected items to life in their own homes or garages, including musical instruments and works of art. But what about weapons? With me to talk about that and other tech advances is Andrew Maynard, director of ASU’s Risk Innovation Lab.
Dec. 11, 2017
 Boas Weighs In On Lawmakers Who Have Left Office Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. Arizona Republican Trent Franks is the latest in a line of congressional members who have decided to leave office in the wake of sexual harassment accusations and allegations.
Dec. 11, 2017
How Asian Food Offerings Are Changing In The Valley
The variety of restaurants in the Phoenix area continues to grow, and authenticity is a prime goal for many of them. Dominic Armato covers the restaurant scene here for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.
Dec. 11, 2017
Fires Continue To Burn In And Around LA
Wildfires in and around Los Angeles continue to burn — together the fires are collectively burning an area larger than New York City and Boston combined. Joining us now with an update is Lance Orozco, news director at KCLU in Thousand Oaks, California, in Ventura County.
Dec. 11, 2017
CDC: More U.S. Kids Visiting ER For Non-Fatal Self-Inflicted Injuries
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows some sobering trends in non-fatal self-inflicted harm among kids and young adults. The study looked at 10- to 24-year-olds.
Dec. 11, 2017
 Study: Burning Trees Can Impact Sun
The wildfires that continue to cut through highly-populated areas near Los Angeles have residents concerned in the moment about their safety and what will happen to their homes and properties.
Dec. 11, 2017
  Bomb Explodes At New York Port Authority Bus Terminal
During rush hour this morning a homemade bomb went off at the New York Port Authority bus terminal in Midtown, New York City. NPR’s Amita Kelly is in New York City and is reporting on what we know so far about the attack and the suspect.
Dec. 11, 2017
Southwest Could See More Rain, But That May Not Be A Good Thing
The Southwestern U.S. could get 60 percent more rain by the end of the century than it currently gets — that’s according to new research from the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Dec. 11, 2017
ASU Men
Arizona State University’s men’s basketball pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the program’s history on Sunday.
Dec. 11, 2017

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