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A year after construction began for the South Mountain Freeway, crews are beginning work on sound-reduction measures along the roadway.
Nov. 8, 2017
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With 2018 midterms looming and the public still unsure about the safety of election equipment, two U.S. senators, Sens. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and Susan Collins of Maine, have introduced legislation to boost the cyber defenses of state election systems, including an a feature where members of the public try and hack the system on their own.
Nov. 8, 2017
Paulo Goes
We are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It’s considered to be building on the third, which focused on using electronics and IT for automation. Technological changes are happening quickly, and are redefining how many of us live and work.
Nov. 8, 2017
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan
The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office and Maricopa County Recorder’s Office have been named in a lawsuit filed by the Campaign Legal Center and two other groups on behalf of Arizona Students Association and the League of United Latin American Citizens.
Nov. 8, 2017
phoenix council budget vote
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwomen Thelda Williams and Debra Stark started the process to take legal action against pharmaceutical companies and distributors on Tuesday. They say those groups helped create the national opioid epidemic.
Nov. 8, 2017
It appears the Arizona Republican primary in next year’s open U.S. Senate race is about to get a bit more crowded.
Nov. 8, 2017
gun
After the largest mass shooting at a Texas church last Sunday, piecing together what happened and who the shooter was has revealed a gaping hole in federal gun laws.
Nov. 8, 2017
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Tucson voters decided a few ballot measures Tuesday. Each proposed a sales-tax increase.
Nov. 8, 2017
Tucson Unified School District
Tucson voters failed to pass bond and override measures in three of four districts asking for help this election.
Nov. 8, 2017
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A bipartisan proposal in Congress is pushing to address the abandoned mine lands, with both money and a new focus on economic development.
Nov. 8, 2017
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Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of political polarization.
Nov. 8, 2017
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Yesterday, Democrats won big in elections across the country. One year after President Donald Trump's election, what should we make of these results?
Nov. 8, 2017
waymo car and fire truck
A self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat.
Nov. 8, 2017
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The Navajo Nation has signed a deal that swaps more than 37,000 acres of New Mexico trust land for a ranch owned by the tribe.
Nov. 8, 2017
New River
The communities of New River and Desert Hills moved one step closer to getting a fix to their water woes. The Arizona Corporation Commission approved rates for a plan put forward by the utility EPCOR.
Nov. 8, 2017
two service dogs stand side-by-side, Mochi and Kodiak
Over the last few years, Linda Winkler has had many conversations with many dogs. Such is the life of a volunteer puppy raiser.
Nov. 8, 2017
School Bonds and Overrides
It was a good night for Maricopa County school districts with bond and override questions on the ballot. All of the funding initiatives here passed, according to initial results released by the recorder’s office.
Nov. 8, 2017
Megaregion
Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora have built a strong relationship during their current administrations, known as "The Megaregion." But next year’s elections in both states endanger their political and economical ties.
Nov. 8, 2017
A large employer in Phoenix plans to get bigger over the next three years. USAA wants to add up to 1,000 employees to its campus near Interstate 17 and Happy Valley Road.
Nov. 8, 2017
Martha McSally
Arizona Rep. Martha McSally has told Republican colleagues that she will enter the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jeff Flake, a move that puts a mainstream candidate who could win backing from the state's top Republicans into the primary race.
Nov. 8, 2017

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