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The Pulse: Shades Of Green
How a recent landmark study uncovered a hidden – and huge – source of air pollution.
Apr. 22, 2019
Arizona Education Officials Mull Plan To Change Testing
Education officials are expected to consider a plan to get Arizona out of a jam with the federal government by changing the state's testing regime for high school students, at least for the next two years.
Apr. 22, 2019
Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort Plans To Stay Open Into May
The ski season isn't over yet, at least not for the Arizona Snowbowl north of Flagstaff. Resort officials said they're planning to remain open into next month, which would tie this season with the longest in its history.
Apr. 22, 2019
Phoenicians Rank Community Connection High In Local News
The Pew Research Center finds audience attitudes toward local news is not what you might expect, finding the connection an audience feels with local journalists is very important in determining loyalty and confidence in the journalism produced by the news outlet.
Apr. 22, 2019
Q&AZ: Solving Arizona
Arizona is home to a variety of ecosystems and a wide array of plant life. One listener wanted to know how palms and pine trees – plants from seemingly opposite environments – could both grow in the state.
Apr. 22, 2019
Sisters Cities Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Art Exhibit
Scottsdale is celebrating 50 years of sister city status with Alamos, Mexico this year with an art exhibit at the Mexican Consulate in Phoenix. Alamos, Sonora is a Mexican "Pueblo Magico," or magical town, a small town known for its history and culture, located about 600 miles south of Scottsdale.
Apr. 22, 2019
How Changing Hands Bookstore Changed Over The Years
It’s a narrative often repeated: Amazon is killing bookstores. Over the last decade, big chains like Borders, B Dalton and Waldenbooks have all closed their doors. But the number of local, independent bookstores has increased nearly 50 percent.
The Business Of Books: Phoenix-Area Bookstores Connecting Communities
Apr. 22, 2019
Visit Mesa Launches Autism Training
A father’s journey with autism is taking Mesa on a unique path. The city is on its way to becoming the first-ever autism certified travel destination in the country.
Apr. 21, 2019
The Business Of Books: Valley  Bookstores Connect Communities
It’s a narrative often repeated: Amazon is killing bookstores. Over the last decade, big chains like Borders, B Dalton and Waldenbooks have all closed their doors. But the number of local, independent bookstores has increased. In this five-part series, meet the people behind metro Phoenix's independent stores and learn how they've adapted in the ever changing marketplace.
Apr. 21, 2019
Gov. Ducey Says He Won
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Congress is at fault for an influx of migrants coming into the state at its border with Mexico.
Apr. 21, 2019
FAA Hosting Workshops On Noise From Sky Harbor
The Federal Aviation Administration is holding three workshops to discuss concerns about flight path noise around Sky Harbor International Airport.
Apr. 21, 2019
Arizona Supports Waters Of U.S. Rule Change, But Wants Delay
The state of Arizona supports a proposed federal rule change redefining what’s considered a “Water of the United States,” but is asking the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to hold off on putting the rule in place.
Apr. 20, 2019
Phoenix  Refuge Home To Feather Conservatory For Native Americans
A south Phoenix wildlife center is home to a program to help Native Americans from across the country safely obtain bird feathers and carcasses for religious and ceremonial reasons. Liberty Wildlife’s Non-Eagle Feather Repository Program takes remains of certain birds and distributes them to Native Americans.
Apr. 20, 2019
ASU Announces E-Cigarette, Vaping Ban
Arizona State University is the latest public university extending its smoking ban to include e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. Both the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University have similar bans in place already.
Apr. 20, 2019
Explosion At APS Facility In Surprise Injures Firefighters
Authorities are investigating an explosion Friday evening that injured four firefighters at an Arizona Public Service Co. facility in a Phoenix suburb.
Apr. 20, 2019
Taxpayer Bill From Arpaio Profiling Case To Reach $150M
The taxpayer bill for a racial profiling case stemming from former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration patrols in metropolitan Phoenix is expected to reach nearly $150 million by the summer of 2020.
Apr. 19, 2019
Tucson Takes In Asylum Seekers
For months, federal immigration agents have dropped off asylum seekers at churches and shelters in cities along the entire U.S.-Mexico border. Some of those are now full and the burden is being picked up by taxpayers in border region cities.
Apr. 19, 2019
Migrant Day Shelter Expects Busy Holiday Weekend
A Phoenix-area day shelter for migrant families released by federal authorities is expected to be almost completely full for all of Easter weekend. It’s a change from the past 10 days or so, when the shelter has, for the most part, had plenty of room.
Apr. 19, 2019
MCSO Is Running Community Meetings In Racial Profiling Case, Federal Judge Says It Falls Short
Judge Murray Snow said Friday that while progress has been made, the meetings run by the Sheriff’s Office have fallen short. He says they have failed, in a reasonable way, to address the Latino communities affected. So, Judge Snow said the meetings should be, again, run by the monitor to be more effective.
Apr. 19, 2019
Researchers Find 2 Million Previously Unknown Tiny Earthquakes In Southern California
California’s three major fault lines may have had a century off from major earthquakes, but a new study shows that Southern California is teeming with tiny temblors.
Apr. 19, 2019

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