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Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bitter Smith And The Debate Over Telecom
The complaint is centered on a potential conflict of interest with Bitter Smith and her business ties.
Aug. 28, 2015
Study Shows Women Have More Baseline Concussion Symptoms
New research on concussions shows they seem to affect men and women about the same — but in the study, women had more symptoms in baseline testing, before suffering a concussion.
Aug. 28, 2015
Phoenix Seeks Input for Grand Canalscape
The city of Phoenix is asking residents for their input this weekend on a project known as the Grand Canalscape.
Aug. 28, 2015
In Circles Movie Focuses On Gila River Indian Community
A young man leaves Phoenix and moves back to the Gila River Reservation. Once he gets there, he tries to re-connect with old friends, but gets caught up with a tough crowd. That’s the premise of the movie “In Circles."
Aug. 28, 2015
How Soon Will Driverless Cars Be A Reality?
Earlier this week, Uber announced it would be working with the University of Arizona on mapping technology, as the company continues its research into driverless cars.
Aug. 28, 2015
 Sheriff Joe Arpaios Lawyers Raise Settlement Possibility In Contempt Case
Lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said in court Friday they are trying to reach a settlement in the sheriff’s contempt of court case. But lawyers for plaintiffs' raised some difficulties with reaching an agreement.
Aug. 28, 2015
Dated Technology Hindering Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts
Hiking into the Grand Canyon this time of year is popular but dangerous as remote areas and high temperatures can make search and rescue efforts difficult. First responders are further hampered by old technology, slowing down rescue efforts.
Aug. 28, 2015
Did You Know: Ahwatukees Foothills Area Originially An International Harvester Proving Ground
Some of the roads in one Phoenix community were created way before it was a community. It was a private company that helped ‘pave’ the area to what it is today.
Aug. 28, 2015
CDC Recommends Meningitis B Vaccine, Especially For College Students In Dorms
As students settle into the school year at Arizona’s three universities, they might consider getting the meningitis B vaccine — especially if they live in a dorm.
Aug. 28, 2015
Coconino Forest Officials Need Help Replanting 2,000 Ponderosa Pines
Employees of the Coconino National Forest have been working to rebuild their forest after an unattended camp fire started the blaze in 2010.
Aug. 28, 2015
Navigating Social Media Complicated When Your Child Has Cancer
If you see Atticus VanSlyke on YouTube, you see a happy, cuddly toddler who loves books. But that video is a few months old, and it's not the full story.
Aug. 28, 2015
Pros And Cons Of GMOs In Arizona
There’s a been a lot of attention nationwide about the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on crops and animals. But what about in Arizona?
Aug. 28, 2015
Willow Fire Impacts Animals In Havasu National Wildlife Refuge
The Willow Fire that burned near Mohave Valley in Western Arizona earlier this month, charred more than 6700 acres. It also burned around 1,000 acres of habitat in the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge.
Aug. 28, 2015
Veterans Share Concerns About VA Healthcare At McCain Town Hall In Phoenix
Veterans voiced their grievances about VA health care Thursday at a town hall at Burton Barr Public Library in downtown Phoenix.
Aug. 28, 2015
UA Researcher: Forests Worldwide Vulnerable To Drought
Scientists looked at more than 400 research studies on forest mortality. They wanted to answer the question: Are forests becoming more vulnerable to projected climate change?
Aug. 28, 2015
Satisfying Grass-Fed Beef Demand No Easy Task For Ranchers In Northern Arizona
In drought-stricken Arizona, grass and water are in short supply, and the infrastructure—like processing plants—isn’t in place for robust local markets. So how does grass-fed beef get from pasture to plate?
Aug. 27, 2015
Commissioners Want Arizona Utilities To Voluntarily Stay Out Of Regulator Elections
'Dark money’ spending allegedly by Arizona Public Service Co. during the last year’s election has continued to put the Arizona Corporation Commission under intense scrutiny. But two commissioners have now decided to address the issue by asking the companies they regulate to voluntarily stay out of commission elections.
Aug. 27, 2015
Copper Consequences: A Wild Day At Freeport McMoRan
Phoenix-based mining giant Freeport McMoRan has announced plans to cut 10 percent of its employees and contractors at its United States mining operations. What's behind the decision?
Aug. 27, 2015
First Ahwatukee Houses Demolished In Loop 202 Freeway Expansion
The Arizona Department of Transportation demolished the first house in the Goldman Ranch neighborhood in Ahwatukee, which is in the path of the Loop 202 South Mountain extension.
Aug. 27, 2015
The Latest On Arizona School Funding Issues
It’s been a busy week in the area of school funding in Arizona.
Aug. 27, 2015

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