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As voters are set to return politicians to office or elect new ones next week, an exhibit at ASU looks at some of Arizona’s political firsts.
October 30, 2014
More than 230 domestic violence victims have gotten treatment for traumatic brain injuries, through a program at the Barrow Concussion and Brain Injury Center at Barrow Neurological Institute.
October 30, 2014
Nurse Kaci Hickox of Maine went out for a bike ride Thursday, defying the state’s voluntary quarantine of medical workers who have treated patients with Ebola.
October 30, 2014
Grand Canyon University, which received a lot of attention when an investment group took it over a decade ago, is ready to start an unprecedented process of moving from for-profit back to non-profit.
October 30, 2014
But according to a new report, the state is not doing better than many other states in electing non-white men.
October 30, 2014
Being prepared for a large-scale disaster is not a new notion. In the days of the Cold War, many Americans built bomb shelters. While the threat of nuclear war may have diminished, the “prepper” culture remains.
October 30, 2014
The Glendale City Council is in the considering an ordinance that would protect LGBT community members from discrimination.
October 30, 2014
Health officials in Yuma say they’ve found mosquito eggs that belong to the Aedes Aegypti... an insect that can carry Dengue.
October 30, 2014
As more co-working spaces are popping up in the Valley, some are now including shops and hardware, giving new homes for tinkerers, makers and aspiring inventors.
October 30, 2014
A Latino voter registration group is projecting that more than 280,000 ballots will be cast by Arizona’s Latino voters in next week’s mid-term elections. That estimate was released Thursday as part of the “State of Arizona’s Latino Voters” report.
October 30, 2014
If all three of these measures are approved, the owner of a median-priced home in Mesa would pay more than $150 in additional utility bills and taxes next year.
October 30, 2014
All eyes are on the Nov. 4 election, but it’s really Jan. 12, 2015, that matters the most.
October 30, 2014
The city of Chandler says bus ridership has increased by more than 20 percent over the last five years.The city is upgrading facilities to accommodate riders.
October 30, 2014
Mesa is updating its sign rules 25 years after they were written.
October 30, 2014
The public defender’s office is suing the Arizona Department of Corrections over what many are calling a botched execution. There are too many factors up in the air to start litigation.
October 29, 2014
Phoenix-based Grand Canyon University officials said the private Christian college is out of debt for the first time since 2004. Now GCU wants to go back to its status as a non-profit school.
October 29, 2014
Population growth hasn’t been a problem for the Phoenix area, even though the recent recession did slow the pace. But observers keep wondering what it will take to get more young people here.
October 29, 2014
How open should a gubernatorial administration be? That was the subject of a column written by Michael Squires.
October 29, 2014
A new exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum “Don Coen: The Migrant Series” tells the stories of migrant farmers in the United States today through a series of large portraits.
October 29, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation Traffic Operations Center has a new addition. A state public safety officer is now working with the team during rush hour. It’s a new tactic officials are using to clear freeway crashes more efficiently.
October 29, 2014

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