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The National Science Foundation awarded a new Northern Arizona University professor $3 million to map food, energy and water supplies and show how they relate. The research is intended to help communities deal with water scarcity issues.
Sep. 6, 2016
Texas Tech University in El Paso announced Tuesday it plans to open the first dental school along the U.S.-Mexico border in 2020. The southwest border has long been recognized as a medically under-served region with a shortage of health care providers.
Sep. 6, 2016
mosquito
Tuesday's city council meeting will look at $25,000 in grant money to manage the amount of mosquitoes in the area.
Sep. 6, 2016
The University of Arizona is considering reinstating a ban on e-cigarettes. The school initially banned e-cigarettes, along with tobacco products in 2014,but the e-cig rule changed after input from students, employees and visitors.
Sep. 6, 2016
You may know Luke Burbank as a panelist on "Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me", or perhaps as a correspondent on CBS Sunday Morning, or maybe on his show Live Wire. The show is sort of “off-beat infotainment," but it’s really about storytelling.
Sep. 6, 2016
School is back in session, which means students are back to hitting the books. And, increasingly, authors of books for young adults are addressing an issue some students and their parents would maybe rather not think about: school shootings.
Sep. 6, 2016
ASU sign
Hundreds of students can potentially receive as much as eight times the money they have in their savings account, as part of ASU’s Earn to Learn program.
Sep. 6, 2016
What lessons can an ancient civilization hold for a modern city? Well, it turns out, plenty. Michael Smith is helping translate them from ancient Mexico to today.
Sep. 6, 2016
Earthrise
It appears there’s a relationship between sea levels in the Pacific Ocean and global surface temperatures on Earth. Scientists at the University of Arizona are trying to figure out what that relationship is.
Sep. 6, 2016
Mark Goudeau
Ten years ago Tuesday, Mark Goudeau, the notorious "Baseline Killer," was arrested. It was the end of a violent stretch in Phoenix history in which Goudeau terrorized the Valley, killing and sexually assaulting women in broad daylight.
Sep. 6, 2016
Tempe Beach Park
Leaders in Tempe now have a better understanding of what people think of their city. Six months after hiring a firm to help craft a branding initiative, council members received a report on the market research.
Sep. 6, 2016
Grand Avenue construction
Both directions of Grand Avenue near Bell Road will close overnight Thursday as work continues on a new overpass in the northwest Valley, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Sep. 6, 2016
artist rendering of OSIRIS-REx
The University of Arizona’s ambitious mission to send a spacecraft to grab a soil sample from an asteroid is a first for U.S. planetary exploration. The spacecraft is scheduled to launch Thursday.
Sep. 6, 2016
lake mead
Southwest states could be doing a better job at conserving water this year than in any year in the past decade.
Sep. 6, 2016
Hurricane Newton map
Hurricane Newton is expected to strengthen and make landfall Tuesday down in Baja California. It’s then predicted the storm to drift north and into Arizona by midweek.
Sep. 6, 2016
Mark Brnovich
Arizona's attorney general says the state's private elementary, middle and high schools can allow guns on campus.
Sep. 6, 2016
A city subcommittee has approved a pilot program for two valet companies to operate at Terminal 4.
Sep. 6, 2016
burros
The latest federal numbers show more than twice the number of wild horses and burros on western U.S. range lands than resources can tolerate, with herd size doubling every four years.
Sep. 5, 2016
Only nine votes separate Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs and Christine Jones, a former GoDaddy executive. That comes after thousands of mail-in and provisional ballots were counted over the weekend.
Sep. 5, 2016
In a series of recent interviews, Flake has continued his criticism of Trump’s immigration plans, remarking that last week’s Phoenix speech was quote “confusing” and that he could still not support his candidacy.
Sep. 5, 2016

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