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The 3.2-mile light rail extension on 19th Avenue in northwest Phoenix opens Saturday. After three years of construction, local businesses say they’re excited about things getting back to normal.
Mar. 18, 2016
Gold King Mine
Environmental officials in New Mexico say the money is less than half of what it would take to fund a long-term monitoring effort that would protect communities.
Mar. 18, 2016
The U.S. Marshals Service is monitoring a privately run detention center in west Texas after inmates and their attorneys complained of inhumane conditions, including the use of plastic bags as toilets.
Mar. 18, 2016
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End-of-life care is a difficult time for both patients and their families. And if an individual is managing a terminal illness at home, it can also be hard to get prompt medical help. This is especially true in rural areas, where a hospital may be a long drive away.
Mar. 17, 2016
blood donations
Two blood drives have now been canceled in Yuma County due to Zika concerns. This is leading to donation shortages of certain blood types in southwestern Arizona.
Mar. 17, 2016
XIXA
While South by Southwest is still considered a great place to personally discover music, the massive scale and success of the festival means that now, bands’ expectations have changed.
Mar. 17, 2016
Chaco, Canyon, Pueblo, Ruins
The effort to preserve and protect American Indian sites in north-central Arizona is going high tech.
Mar. 17, 2016
Pima County seal
The Pima County Board of Supervisors is moving toward a plan to give all county employees six weeks of paid maternity or paternity leave.
Mar. 17, 2016
Maricopa County seal
Maricopa County tops the state in terms of health outcomes, according to a new report.
Mar. 17, 2016
Arizona Capitol
State lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow the attorney general to withhold state-shared revenues from any city that passes an ordinance that’s in conflict with state law.
Mar. 17, 2016
Children in poverty are deeply affected by both food deserts and fewer nutritional options.
Mar. 17, 2016
Robot
Countless science fiction novels and films have delved into what could happen if humans created robots or other machines with artificial intelligence
Mar. 17, 2016
Ford's Autonomous Fusion Hybrid
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently appointed an oversight committee to race ahead of self-driving car technology.
Mar. 17, 2016
Mammal Bracket
Today March Madness tipped off with the men’s NCAA basketball tournament, but another tournament is well under way — March Mammal Madness.
Mar. 17, 2016
Brown Navajo Reservation sky and clouds
February was extremely warm in Arizona and incredibly dry.
Mar. 17, 2016
telepoem booth
It gives Superman a spot for a quick change. It takes Dr. Who through space and time. And now, the phone booth is a place to hear poetry.
Mar. 17, 2016
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Listen to the sounds of Mike Milmine with his red corvette at the Scottsdale Pavilions Car Show.
Mar. 17, 2016
election vote campaign
Immigrant rights activists in Arizona are calling on Governor Doug Ducey to denounce Donald Trump and legislation they say furthers his anti-immigrant agenda.
Mar. 17, 2016
The bill would require pet sellers to get dogs and cats from breeders licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture.
Mar. 17, 2016
Acuna cactus
Species like Polar Bears and California Condors are often thought of when endangered species are mentioned. But now, an ASU researcher is saying greater immediacy and a dramatic shift in funding is needed to preserve and grow less-known endangered species.
Mar. 17, 2016

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