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Arizona Legislature Prepares For Battle Over Sanctuary Cities
It seems the 2020 legislative session will feature, in part, a battle over so-called sanctuary cities.
Oct. 21, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Russia Hosting African Leaders
A major gathering is set to kick off this week in the Russian city of Sochi, and it could have significant global implications.
Oct. 21, 2019
Scottsdale Turns Recycled Water Into Drinking Water
As of last month, Scottsdale’s Advanced Water Treatment Plant at the city’s water campus in North Scottsdale got permission to do something no other Arizona city can do: turn recycled water into drinking water.
Oct. 21, 2019
Boas: Leaders With Character Could Turn Suns Around
The Phoenix Suns are tired of losing. General Manager James Jones and Head Coach Monty Williams could be the men to lead this young NBA team out of the basement.
Oct. 21, 2019
Raquel Denis
Some of us are lucky to be professionally talented at one thing, whether it’s a sport or dance or photography, but few of us are lucky enough to be that talented at multiple things.
Oct. 21, 2019
Fired Arizona Senate Staffer Gets $350,000 And Her Job Back
A former Arizona Democratic legislative staffer fired four years ago is entitled to more than $350,000 in damages and should get her job back after a jury found she was discriminated against based on race and sex, a federal judge ruled.
Oct. 21, 2019
UA Astronomer Uses Fellowship To Study Supermassive Black Holes
University of Arizona astronomer Peter Behroozi is one of 22 recipients of this year’s Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering. He will use the funding to study supermassive black holes.
Oct. 21, 2019
Plan Seeks To Modernize National Park Campgrounds
Upgraded campgrounds could be coming to Arizona’s National Parks. There’s a new effort to modernize those areas with food trucks, Wi-Fi and hot showers.
Oct. 21, 2019
Phoenix Approves More Police Body Worn Cameras
Body worn cameras are on the way for some units in the Phoenix Police Department. Officers in three units will be equipped with cameras this fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2020.
Oct. 21, 2019
Gated Alleys Too Pricey For Some Phoenix Neighborhoods
It’s been nearly a year since Phoenix launched a pilot program to allow neighborhoods to gate their alleys. The program is meant to prevent criminal activity and illegal dumping.
Oct. 21, 2019
Water Talks Continue For Pinal-Area Stakeholders
They will discuss how to deal with a projected groundwater shortfall.
Oct. 21, 2019
The Best Small Library In America Is In Bisbee, Arizona
Libraries across the country are evolving. Maricopa County’s libraries did away with late fees, last summer. Pima County’s sprouted a seed lending program to source out sustainability projects. But deep in southern Arizona, one little library is trying something new: blending the hushed stacks of the last century, the town and the digital age.
Oct. 21, 2019
UA Studying Near-Infrared Light On Aging Brains
Researchers at the University of Arizona have received $1.8 million from the National Institute on Aging to study whether near-infrared light can help revitalize aging brains.
Oct. 21, 2019
Avondale Wants Residents To Produce Less Waste
Avondale is launching a campaign called One-Less to encourage and inform residents about producing less waste. The city is trying to spread awareness to the community and limit contribution to landfills.
Oct. 20, 2019
Trump Cancels Plans To Hold G-7 At One Of His Resorts After Bipartisan Criticism
Four Arizona representatives from both parties spoke out against the president's plan to hold the 2020 G-7 summit at a Trump resort in Florida.
Oct. 20, 2019
Coalition Of Blacks Against Breast Cancer Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Breast cancer affects African Americans at significantly higher rates than other races. One Arizona nonprofit is seeking to raise awareness.
Oct. 20, 2019
Economic Turnaround Has Golf Seeing More Green
City-owned golf courses in Phoenix are making a comeback. About six years ago, Phoenix city leaders debated whether to get out of the golf business. Today, the Parks Department said the golf program recovers 98% of its expenses.
Oct. 20, 2019
AZ Tribes Get $7.6M Grant For Law Enforcement, Victim Services
The Justice Department has awarded more than $7.6 million for victim services and public safety to several tribes in Arizona.
Oct. 19, 2019
Water Shut-Off In Oak Creek Planned For Oct. 21-22
People in the Oak Creek Canyon area need to prepare for a water shut-off because of repairs to the nearby fish hatchery. The water system in Oak Creek Canyon will be shut off for two days in order to complete repairs to the Sterling Springs Fish Hatchery delivery system.
Oct. 19, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $2 Million To AZ
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay more than $2 million to Arizona for misleading claims about the safety and effectiveness of its transvaginal mesh products. Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that Ethicon Inc. and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, have both agreed to pay about $117 million in penalties.
Oct. 18, 2019

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