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Art Challenge Looks To Bring New Voices To Water Discussions
A trio of Phoenix-area organizations on Wednesday is launching the Water Public Art Challenge, the third challenge the groups have issued over the past few years.
May 30, 2018
Arizona Summit Law School Sues American Bar Association
Just over 200 law schools are accredited by the American Bar Association across the nation including two ran by a private, for-profit company called InfiLaw System, the operator of Arizona Summit Law School. But if the ABA has its way, there would be two fewer schools on that list.
May 30, 2018
Fort Worth, Texas, Trying To Poach Arizona Teachers
Five new billboards are going up around Phoenix. Not a big number, especially if you’re comparing them to campaigns of the big brand names, but these billboards are definitely turning heads.
May 30, 2018
How Deadly Drug Fentanyl Is Getting Across Arizona Border
government and border officials are holding a discussion about the opioid epidemic and the flow of illegal opioids that cross the border. They’re talking about the challenges the state faces in tracking substances, especially the deadly synthetic opioid known as fentanyl.
May 30, 2018
Border Security, Opioid Crisis Addressed In Phoenix Hearing
High-level Arizona politicos and security officials huddled in downtown Phoenix this morning for a hearing on what are certain to be key issues in the upcoming midterm election: the opioid crisis and border security.
May 30, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Turning Negotiations Into Joint Problem-Solving Exercises
Framing negotiations in terms of winning and losing can set us up for disappointment, not only when it comes to how we negotiate with others but also how we negotiate with ourselves.
May 30, 2018
The Takeaway: A Reckoning In Puerto Rico, Eight Months After Maria
A survey of surviving residents on the island, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that more than 4,600 Puerto Ricans may have perished due to the hurricane.
May 30, 2018
Record Number Of Women Running For U.S. Senate
A record number of women are running for U.S. Senate seats this year, six of them here in Arizona.
May 30, 2018
Concussions Often Overlooked In Domestic Violence Victims
Studies of traumatic brain injury revealed links to dementia and memory loss among veterans and NFL players. But there’s one group that has been largely overlooked — survivors of domestic violence. A program in Phoenix is beginning to change that.
May 30, 2018
Gilbert Breaks Ground on 272-Acre Regional Park
The town of Gilbert broke ground on a 272-acre regional park Tuesday. “The size and scope of this is unlike anything you’ll see in the East Valley,” said Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels.
May 29, 2018
Department Of Education Website Crashes Over Weekend
Over Memorial Day weekend, the state education department asked the public for feedback on the draft of new science standards, but its website crashed.
May 29, 2018
Business Execs In Mexico Fear ´Populist Vote´
Mexico will elect a new president in a month, and some business people in the neighboring country want their employees to vote against a populist candidate.
May 29, 2018
Nonprofit To Manage Salt River Wild Horse Herd
The Arizona Department of Agriculture Tuesday awarded a contract to a nonprofit group to manage the Salt River wild horses in the Tonto National Forest.
May 29, 2018
FBI Urges Router Reboot To Guard Against Malware Attack
The FBI has issued an alert warning users to reboot, update and secure their routers as a precaution against a widespread, foreign state-sponsored malware attack.
May 29, 2018
UA College Of Nursing Awarded $1.7 Million Grant
The University of Arizona was recently awarded a $1.7 million grant to increase the amount of mental health nurse practitioners in rural Arizona.
May 29, 2018
Human-Caused Fire Burns Despite Forest Closures, Restrictions
Lookouts reported a human-caused fire Monday outside Sedona, despite the fact that Arizona has closed more public land and issued more fire restrictions than any other state. The fire has grown to 230 acres and is 25 percent contained.
May 29, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Ireland Repeals Abortion Ban
Ireland’s vote to repeal its constitutional amendment banning abortion has been at the top of international news for the last several days. It’s being called a stinging rebuke of the Catholic Church there.
May 29, 2018
What Does Arizona Do When
Imagine there is a catastrophic earthquake — 7.8 magnitude — in Southern California. Over the course of the next four days, 400,000 Californians head to Arizona for refuge. What do we do?
May 29, 2018
Director, Producer Of McCain Documentary Discuss The Film
"John McCain: For Whom The Bell Tolls" is a profile of the 81-year-old McCain. It includes interviews with family, friends, political opponents and McCain himself.
May 29, 2018
Social Media Provides Watch Dog Role In Racial Incidents
This Tuesday, Starbucks closed its more than 8,000 stores for a four hour anti-bias training course.
May 29, 2018

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