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Phoenix Leaders Concerned With Arizona
Arizona’s biggest city is sounding the alarm about the state’s budget.
Nov. 13, 2017
Phil Boas Weighs In On Sexual Harassment At AZ Legislature
It isn’t just Harvey Weinstein or Kevin Spacey or U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore being accused of sexual harassment or related improprieties. Similar accusations have come up in the Arizona legislature.
Nov. 13, 2017
Arizona Gas Prices Rise, Stay Below National Average
Arizona gas prices rise, but are still below the national average.
Nov. 13, 2017
Unseasonably Warm Week Ahead For Arizona
The National Weather Service forecasts unseasonable temperatures this week, beginning with highs pushing 90 degrees.
Nov. 13, 2017
What Can Be Done To Combat Hazing?
Last week, Florida State University indefinitely suspended all fraternities and sororities. This action was taken days after the death of a fraternity pledge who had attended a party.
Nov. 13, 2017
The Takeaway: On Roy Moore, Some GOP Voters Simply
Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is under fire for alleged sexual encounters with teen girls, including sexual contact with a 14-year-old decades ago.
Nov. 13, 2017
Bisbee Plans To Fight Arizona Plastic Bag Ban
Bisbee plans to fight back after Arizona lawmakers forced the small town to repeal its mandatory ban on plastic grocery bags.
Nov. 13, 2017
Arizona House Speaker Looks At Legislative Culture Toward Sexual Harassment
With embattled state Rep. Don Shooter now suspended as Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, House Speaker JD Mesnard is looking inward at the full legislature's conduct.
Nov. 13, 2017
Mosaic Center Helps Elder Refugees Assimilate To Life In The U.S.
More than 3,000 refugees came to Arizona to start a new life in fiscal year 2015, according to the office of refugee resettlement. Some were over the age of 65, and many of those refugees came to a place called the Mosaic Center.
Nov. 13, 2017
Maricopa County Officials Could Rename Segment Of U.S. 60 Known As Jefferson Davis Highway
Last week, the Maricopa Board of Supervisors quietly considered a request to rename segments of the US 60 the “Governor Rose Mofford Memorial Highway.”
Nov. 13, 2017
MCCCD Searches For Presidents For 4 Schools
The Maricopa County Community College District is beginning a search for college presidents at four of its schools. Officials hope to complete the process in three months.
Nov. 13, 2017
Researchers Say Self-Driving Technologies Could Extend To Trucking Companies
With self-driving technologies advancing, many questions arise on just how far they’ll expand.
Nov. 13, 2017
Arizona Lawmaker Suspended After Sexual Harassment Allegations
Arizona state Rep. Don Shooter has been suspended as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee following multiple allegations of sexual harassment against him.
Nov. 13, 2017
Buckeye Police Roll Out Voluntary Registry For At-Risk Disabled People
One goal, police say, is to have quick access to data and photos in case someone goes missing.
Nov. 13, 2017
Mexico and Arizona Prepare To ‘Watch The Stars’ Together
Northern Mexico and Arizona share the same star-sparkled sky... as well as the interest to explore it. That’s why institutions from both sides are partnering to build a new telescope in Baja California, hoping to learn more about space.
Nov. 13, 2017
Waiting For Perfect Self-Driving Cars Could Cost Lives
As companies like Waymo ramp up tests of their self-driving cars in Phoenix, state and federal officials continue to debate when “good” will be “good enough.”
Nov. 13, 2017
Gila River Indian Community to Restore River Habitat
Removing invasive salt cedar reduces the risk of wildfires, but it also offers a chance to restore native plants and wildlife.
Nov. 13, 2017
Who Should Pay For Phoenix Neighborhood Block Watch Staff?
With Phoenix facing a financial shortfall next year, the city’s budget director is proposing a new way to use neighborhood block watch money, but some neighbors aren’t sold on his idea.
Nov. 13, 2017
ASU Students
Four Arizona State University students designed a model that is being used to provide additional shade to hundreds of Phoenix bus stops.
Nov. 12, 2017
 Prescribed Burn Scheduled For Tonto Forest Near Shoofly Ruins
Visitors to the Tonto National Forest and residents who live in the Shoofly ruins area north of Payson will be contending with a prescribed fire treatment this week as KJZZ’s Tom Maxedon reports.
Nov. 12, 2017

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