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Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is looking at a way to quantify head traumas, like concussions.
Mar. 23, 2017
Flagstaff Airport
If you plan to purchase airline tickets to or from Flagstaff this summer, double check your dates.
Mar. 23, 2017
A group of Tohono O’odham tribal members will voice their opposition to President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall outside Senator John McCain’s Tucson office Thursday.
Mar. 23, 2017
Rita Stuckey
Some doctors are operating on hands in a new way: with the patient wide awake. It eliminates the risks and side effects of general anesthesia.
Mar. 23, 2017
downtown mesa
As downtown revitalization spreads to more suburbs, some are questioning whether that helps or hurts the Valley as a whole.
Mar. 23, 2017
Debbie Lesko
A state senate panel passed a measure Tuesday that would set up what critics call “predatory loans." But it’s not just the language in the measure that has some concerned. It’s how the bill came to be in the first place.
Mar. 23, 2017
Arizona State Senate building
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill that would make it illegal to pay voter initiative petition circulators based on the number of signatures they gather.
Mar. 23, 2017
parked cars
The Arizona Senate gave initial approval Wednesday to a Republican lawmaker's plan to increase vehicle license fees to free up money to fix roads, but Senate President Steve Yarbrough said it will move no further.
Mar. 23, 2017
Cemex, the Mexico-based construction materials giant, said it hasn't bid for a contract with the U.S. government for the construction of a wall along the Mexico-U.S. border.
Mar. 23, 2017
Buckeye Mayor
The deadline to submit signatures to recall the mayor of Buckeye has passed, and efforts to oust Jackie Meck from office have failed.
Mar. 23, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
While illegal opioid use is on the rise across the country Arizona’s fastest growing drug problem is with women taking legal drug prescriptions.
Mar. 23, 2017
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Gov. Doug Ducey has signed off on a bill making it easier for people with lapsed teaching certificates to regain their credentials. SB 1057 reduces some of the renewal requirements.
Mar. 23, 2017
As the U.S House gears up to vote on its replacement for the Affordable Care Act, critics of the GOP bill caution that Arizona could see a worse marketplace for individuals trying to buy insurance.
Mar. 23, 2017
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Thirty-two years ago, a Phoenix woman was abducted and sexually assaulted. The case went unsolved, and detectives couldn’t find the man responsible before the case was no longer prosecutable in 1990. DNA analysis has linked the incident to Mark Goudeau, the Baseline Killer.
Mar. 22, 2017
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A World Bank conference is underway this week in Washington D.C. discussing land rights issues worldwide. Research from the University of Arizona is being presented on how drones can be used to reduce poverty
Mar. 22, 2017
APS
Customers of Arizona’s largest utility are pushing back against its proposed rate hike. On Thursday, the Arizona Corporation Commission held one of several public hearings on Arizona Public Service's rate case.
Mar. 22, 2017
Athena Tergis and Mick Maloney
“If It Wasn’t For the Irish and the Jews” … it sounds like the beginning of a joke. But in fact, it’s the name of a song from the so-called Tin Pan Alley era of American music in the late 19th century, when Irish and Jewish immigrants dominated the music industry in New York City.
Mar. 22, 2017
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IBM said it’s created the world’s smallest magnet, using one atom. And the company said it can store a bit of data on that single atom. To find out how big a deal this is, we talk to Richard Kiehl, a professor in ASU’s School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.
Mar. 22, 2017
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The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, testing whether police can be held liable when they needlessly provoke a violent confrontation.
Mar. 22, 2017
texting and driving
The Tucson City Council Tuesday night approved a new ban on drivers using cell phones and other handheld devices. State Sen. Steve Farley of Tucson has pushed statewide texting while driving bans for the past several years in the state Legislature.
Mar. 22, 2017

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