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Textbooks, school, education
About 1,500 students in the Glendale Elementary School District start weeks of shortened classes Thursday after safety concerns forced the temporary closure of two campuses.
Sep. 15, 2016
Native Americans won the right to vote in Arizona in 1948. But open access to the polls didn’t come until 1976. While access here has improved since then, Native voters in Arizona still face many unique barriers when trying to cast their ballots.
Sep. 15, 2016
Arizona’s bald eagles have been busy.
Sep. 14, 2016
Wednesday also marked a $66 billion deal potentially creating the world's largest supplier of seeds and agricultural chemicals.
Sep. 14, 2016
Shea Home
For the first time since the Great Recession, new homes are getting smaller. In the second quarter this year, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says the median single-family square area fell by 73 feet.
Sep. 14, 2016
Pluto
A new study in the journal Nature found that Pluto is coloring the red poles of its moon Charon. It turns out, methane and other gases that escape from the dwarf planet are responsible for the effect.
Sep. 14, 2016
nogales poster
More than a dozen years ago, ASU launched its Performance in the Borderlands Project. The artists who come here are part of the initiative’s mission to understand and promote cultural performance in the borderlands.
Sep. 14, 2016
Phoenix Suns
The Arizona Cardinals are still easily in the best position of any of the Valley’s four major professional sports organizations.
Sep. 14, 2016
The Politics of Murder book cover
The killing of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles 40 years ago has endured — in large part because of the shocking nature of a bomb going off in the middle of the day in downtown Phoenix and because a journalist simply doing his job was targeted.
Sep. 14, 2016
american flag
Since the end of World War II, the United States has been heavily involved in nations all over the world, supporting or opposing their policies and leaders and, in many cases, providing some level of security.
Sep. 14, 2016
presidential election
Media coverage of the current presidential election season has been hit hard with criticism — some of it focused on what the public hasn’t learned about the major party candidates.
Sep. 14, 2016
The idea is to bring caregivers and people living with dementia together so they can meet other families, find resources and get connected with programs — while enjoying a cup of coffee.
Sep. 14, 2016
Launch Complex 40
The University of Arizona’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is nearly a week into its seven-year journey, but a close call could have ended the mission before it launched from Cape Canaveral.
Sep. 14, 2016
A sharply divided Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that public employees can be paid public money for work for their unions.
Sep. 14, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
Attorneys for Leslie Merritt Jr. filed the suit alleging he was wrongfully arrested. Merritt spent nearly seven months behind bars after being accused of being involved in the I-10 shootings.
Sep. 14, 2016
Phoenix-based Swift Transportation will celebrate its 50th year of moving goods across the country on Thursday. For much of that time, the business model was pretty straightforward: a single trucker behind the wheel. But the future of freight will look much different as demand increases and drones and driver-less vehicles move in.
Sep. 14, 2016
Since the Great Recession many developers have come to expect tax incentives. And, many Valley cities have provided them. Now, Mesa hopes to do the same and send a message that it’s serious about revitalizing the area around Fiesta Mall.
Sep. 13, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
Students from one of the two Glendale Elementary School District campuses closed over safety concerns will attend class in an unused building in the Alhambra Elementary School District.
Sep. 13, 2016
Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns
An Arizona regulator will need the help of his fellow commissioners if he wants representation in a lawsuit filed by the state’s largest utility against him.
Sep. 13, 2016
Phoenix City Hall
Officials in Phoenix are tightening security at the City Hall building downtown. Residents will soon have to go through a metal detector and bag screener before being allowed inside.
Sep. 13, 2016

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