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UofA Sees Increase In Sexual Assault Cases
In 2013, the number of forcible sexual assaults at the University of Arizona was up, according to a university report.
Oct. 1, 2014
Arizona SOS Candidates Discuss Partisanship, Increasing Voter Turnout
Arizona secretary of state candidates Terry Goddard and Michele Reagan spoke about efforts they would make to get more Arizonans voting.
Oct. 1, 2014
ASU Dean On Liberal Arts Education
Steven J. Tepper is the dean of ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. In a recent edition of “The Chronicle of Higher Education,” he wrote an essay titled “Thinking 'Bigger Than Me' in the Liberal Arts.” We spoke with him about it.
Oct. 1, 2014
Phoenix, Tucson Mayors Announce Colorado River Partnership
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild have announced a new Phoenix-Tucson Colorado River partnership as part of protecting the cities from drought and addressing the effects of climate change.
Oct. 1, 2014
Experts Discuss How Police Officers Deal With People In Mental Health Crises
We spoke with Sergeant Jason Winsky of the Mental Health Investigative Support Team for the Tucson Police Department, Jim Dunn, executive director and CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Arizona and S.E. Smith, deputy editor of the opinion section at the Daily Dot.
Oct. 1, 2014
Is All-Female Sports Show A Sign Of Changing Broadcast Landscape?
The television sports landscape is changing and expanding rapidly. ESPN, which dominates the field, has been joined by Fox Sports One, the NBC Sports Network and the CBS Sports Network.
Oct. 1, 2014
First US Case Of Ebola Confirmed
The United States’ first case of Ebola was confirmed in Dallas Tuesday. The deadly disease is not expected to spread, but health departments across the US are vigilant, including in Arizona.
Oct. 1, 2014
Justice Department Argues Denying Drivers Licenses For Dreamers Violates Federal Law
The U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in on Governor Brewer’s denial of driver’s licenses for those in the Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, saying it’s a violation of federal law.
Oct. 1, 2014
Recovery Plan Schedules Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Reopening In 2016
The Department of Energy unveiled a plan Tuesday to resume operations at the nation's only permanent nuclear waste repository. The reopening is scheduled for early 2016.
Oct. 1, 2014
Program To Give Refugee Status To Central American Children
According to reporting from the Associated Press, the program would allow Guatemalan, Honduran and Salvadoran immigrants who are legally present in the U.S. to request refugee status for child relatives still back at home.
Oct. 1, 2014
Navajo Court To Decide Friday If Candidate Is Eligible
Navajo tribal officials have decided to print ballots even though one presidential candidate may still be kicked out of the race, said Kimmeth Yazzie of the Navajo Election Administration.
Oct. 1, 2014
Immigrant No-Shows May Be A Case Of Confusion
The majority of Central American migrants who entered the country illegally this year are not showing up for appointments with federal immigration officers. However, their attendance rate at immigration court is much higher.
Oct. 1, 2014
Court Supervision Of Phoenix Jails Continues
A federal judge has ruled that some Phoenix-area jails will remain under the court's oversight to ensure adequate medical and mental health care services for inmates awaiting trial.
Oct. 1, 2014
Arizona Attorney General Candidates Debate Qualifications
Candidates for Arizona Attorney General argued about their opponent's lack of qualifications for the office in Tuesday night’s debate.
Oct. 1, 2014
Glendales Financial Outlook Improving
Some good financial news for the city of Glendale, Moody’s Investors Services has upgraded the city’s financial outlook from negative to stable.
Sept. 30, 2014
CDC Urges People Not To Panic Over Ebola Case
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging the public not to panic after confirming the first case of Ebola in the U.S. Tuesday.
Sept. 30, 2014
Federal Court Upholds Uranium Mining Ban On Land Around Grand Canyon
A judge has upheld a ban on uranium mining on federal lands that surround Grand Canyon National Park. The ruling prohibits new mining in the area for 20 years, but work can continue at a few existing claims.
Sept. 30, 2014
Enterovirus Prompts Visitor Restrictions At Hospitals
Twenty-five hospitals in the Banner Health Network including all Arizona locations are starting visitor restrictions to contain Enterovirus D68.
Sept. 30, 2014
ASU Gets Nearly $4M In Federal Grant Money
ASU is getting almost $4 million in federal grants under a program that aims to keep college affordable and increase quality.
Sept. 30, 2014
Condor Lead Poisoning Drops To Lowest Number Since 2005
National and local wildlife conservationists say the number of California condors treated for lead poisoning in Arizona and Utah dropped last year.
Sept. 30, 2014

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