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Flooded streets in Tucson
Rainfall subsided Tuesday afternoon in Tucson, after a morning downpour that dropped more than two inches, closed roads and slowed traffic throughout the metro area.
Aug. 9, 2016
The Clinton campaign is now targeting Arizona has a state it might win. Representatives of the campaign have notified Arizona democratic leaders of plans to transfer funds to hire more field organizers.
Aug. 9, 2016
mars craters
Vera Mulyani calls herself a “Marschitect.” She has a background in architecture, urban design and film-making, and is interested in ideas for building a city on Mars.
Aug. 9, 2016
child playing
A Phoenix-based non-profit is partnering with ASU to test its program aimed at preventing child abuse. Childhelp’s curriculum will be in one Valley elementary school this year. The group’s looking for a high school district with whom to partner, as well.
Aug. 9, 2016
land on the navajo nation
Women in Indian Country experience violence – including sexual violence – at alarming rates. The federal Department of Justice reports that women in Indian Country are the victims of sexual assault, rape and violence at a rate that’s more than twice that of other women in the U.S.
Aug. 9, 2016
american airlines plane
American Airlines recently announced it’ll move its pilot training center from Phoenix to Charlotte and Ft. Worth; this follows last year’s move of the carrier’s flight attendant training from Phoenix to Texas.
Aug. 9, 2016
pew research
The survey found 52 percent of Hispanics said they had regularly or occasionally experienced discrimination or have been treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity. And, about 6 in 10 Hispanics said that race relations in the U.S. are generally bad, the study found.
Aug. 9, 2016
Chase Field
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors meets Wednesday to discuss a touchy subject: whether to pay for upgrades that the Arizona Diamondbacks say are necessary for Chase Field.
Aug. 9, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
A new Arizona State University study on traffic stops by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office found patterns of racially discriminatory policing. Some deputies, for example, were twice as likely as their colleagues to stop Hispanics.
Aug. 9, 2016
Part 3: Brad Dimock tells the mysterious tale of Glen and Bessie Hyde who disappeared from their honeymoon trip down the Colorado River in 1928.
Aug. 9, 2016
The National Weather Service is warning of heavy rain, dust, and localized flooding as multiple storm fronts move into the Valley today and tomorrow.
Aug. 9, 2016
mosquito
County Health Department Director Francisco Garcia says while he doubts the virus will be found in local insects, they’re being proactive.
Aug. 9, 2016
The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 26 this summer. But to this day, a majority of businesses are not compliant, according to federal estimates. And here in Arizona that’s led one organization to take enforcement into its own hands.
Aug. 9, 2016
Dr. Matthew Glasser
Researchers recently published the most complete map of the human brain to date, offering new potential for studying neurological diseases.
Aug. 9, 2016
A measles outbreak that shuttered an immigrant detention facility in Pinal County, Arizona and sickened 22 people is officially over, health officials announced.
Aug. 9, 2016
Solar installation
This week Arizona’s public utilities commission will take up a request by a small utility to raise rates and change the way some customers are billed.
Aug. 9, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
Hillcrest Academy closed abruptly, notifying parents in an email the day before school started last week that it would not open this school year.
Aug. 9, 2016
One of the things Sadler loves most about the river is the escape from life above the rim. But a significant event that occurred during a 16-day rowing trip she just couldn’t ignore.
Aug. 8, 2016
polling place sign
The Maricopa County Recorder’s office received some complaints last week after ASU students learned there will not be an on-campus polling location on election day.
Aug. 8, 2016
navajo nation seal
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has signed an emergency declaration days after devastating flooding.
Aug. 8, 2016

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