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Arizona researchers are continuing their study of the aftermath of last year’s massive mine spill into the Animas and San Juan rivers. They’re now looking for participants from three communities in the Navajo Nation.
May. 12, 2016
South Mountain Freeway map
Plans for the South Mountain Freeway had been in development for years, and the Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration are ready to move ahead with construction.
May. 12, 2016
health
Arizona has stepped up its participation in a national tool called BioSense. It helps health officials do surveillance on a variety of health conditions.
May. 12, 2016
Mesa Mayor John Giles
How can cities contribute to their residents’ health? A conference today in Phoenix is exploring that question, and looking at the connection between community design and public health.
May. 12, 2016
Baseball in Territorial Arizona
Major League Baseball has been a part of Arizona for many decades as an area that hosts spring training, and in 1998, the Arizona Diamondbacks played their first game.
May. 12, 2016
Many people stay in a relationship or an occupation because it’s part of a comfortable routine — or because we’re generally taught to stick with something, commit to it and persevere.
May. 12, 2016
superstitions painting
Sometimes you see this beautiful scene in real life, and when you snap a photo, it just doesn’t do it justice. It can be so frustrating. One Arizona artist, who goes by Xandriss, feels the same way.
May. 12, 2016
Theranos borchures
Theranos has announced its president is retiring, its board will expand and it will new divisions.
May. 12, 2016
musical shadows
Listen to the sounds of David Crummey and Shannon Fairbanks interacting with the Musical Shadows installation outside the Mesa Arts Center.
May. 12, 2016
Mark Brnovich
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich will not delay next week’s special election because of a glitch that prevented hundreds of thousands of voters from receiving their ballot guides in time.
May. 12, 2016
Baggage in cellphone lot
Passengers traveling through Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Thursday might want to pack light and avoid checking bags.
May. 12, 2016
Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association logo
Saturday is International Astronomy Day and enthusiasts in Tucson are having a star party to celebrate. There will be hands-on activities like making sun dials and meteor impact craters.
May. 12, 2016
Pope Francis
Pope Francis said he is open to creating a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church. The announcement, however, came as a bit of a surprise.
May. 12, 2016
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Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a pair of bills aimed at treating opiate addiction.
May. 12, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 in PHX, plane
The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Phoenix Goodyear Airport about 3 a.m. Thursday with a destination of Tulsa International Airport.
May. 12, 2016
drone
A key provision of the measure precludes cities from enacting their own restrictions. Sen. John Kavanagh said companies like Amazon want to use drones for delivery. But he said that could be thwarted by a patchwork of local laws, like one in Paradise Valley that prohibits drones from flying over private property.
May. 12, 2016
The bill Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, crafted seeks to get around that by declaring things like sick leave, maternity leave and even severance pay to be "nonwage compensation."
May. 12, 2016
Fossil Creek
A decade ago a dam was decommissioned at Fossil Creek, a tiny desert river tucked into the wilderness between Strawberry and Camp Verde. The move restored water to the creek’s rare travertine pools, but it also created a new problem: a flood of visitors.
May. 12, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Sometimes the cure for your health problems may be in your head. Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
May. 12, 2016
Earlier this month, the Department of Housing and Urban Development defunded seven transitional housing programs in the state. Organizations like these serve Arizona’s homeless families. And the loss of this funding could result in evictions.
May. 12, 2016

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