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W.P. Careys Tim James Talks About The Future Of Legalized Sports Gambling
Last week in the New York Times, National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver wrote an op-ed calling for an increase in legalized sports gambling.
Nov. 19, 2014
Archaeologist William Saturno Talks Desert Excavations And The Mayan Calendar
Archaeologist William Saturno was in the Valley for a presentation at Glendale Community College and we talked about his career, including how similar it is to Indiana Jones’.
Nov. 19, 2014
Former Chief Of Staff To Gov. Brewer On Transitions, State Budget Deficit
Arizona is once again staring at a huge budget deficit. We spoke with Eileen Klein, president of the Arizona Board of Regents and former chief of staff for Gov. Jan Brewer.
Nov. 19, 2014
A Look At The State Of K-12 Education In Arizona
Republican Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect Diane Douglas beat most odds in winning her new position.
Nov. 19, 2014
The Gin Blossoms Doug Hopkins Still A Major Impact On Tempes Music Community
In the November issue of Phoenix Magazine, managing editor Niki D’Andrea zeroes in on the impact of one especially iconic Tempe guitarist and songwriter, the late Doug Hopkins of the Gin Blossoms.
Nov. 19, 2014
Montgomery Asks Supreme Court To Hear Case Of Prop. 100 Constitutionality
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case about a voter-approved law that denies bail to undocumented immigrants.
Nov. 19, 2014
Immigrant Detention Center In New Mexico To Close
The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday it will soon close a detention center housing immigrant families in New Mexico.
Nov. 19, 2014
Guidebook To Highlight Native Connection To Route 66
More than two dozen American Indian tribes are teaming up with a tourism group and the National Park Service to tell a new story for travelers along historic Route 66.
Nov. 19, 2014
Phoenix Works On Permanent Solution For BASE Jumping
It’s not illegal to BASE jump in Phoenix, but it’s not legal either. Unlike the federal government, Phoenix doesn’t regulate the extreme sport at its parks. For years BASE jumpers have leaped without any regulations.
Nov. 19, 2014
Appellate Court Rules Charter School Funding Is Constitutional
The Arizona Court of Appeals says the state’s school funding system is not unconstitutional. They upheld a lower court’s ruling that charter schools and traditional public schools are not entitled to the same state funding.
Nov. 19, 2014
Maricopa County Detention Officer Back At Work After Ebola Quarantine
A Maricopa County detention officer, who returned from a visit to his home country, Sierra Leone, three weeks ago, is back on the job after being quarantined for 21 days out of concerns about Ebola.
Nov. 19, 2014
San Diego City Council Approves Plan To Recycle Wastewater
As California continues to try new ways to deal with the ongoing drought, one city has agreed to advance a $2.5-billion plan to recycle wastewater for drinking.
Nov. 19, 2014
Phoenix Parklet Program Will Take Away Parking Spots Downtown
Phoenix will soon allow business owners to convert parking spaces in front of their store into mini parks.
Nov. 18, 2014
Colossal Cave Mountain Park Gets Financial Help From Pima County
The Colossal Cave Mountain Park near Tucson is getting an infusion of much-needed cash for repairs and operations. The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to temporarily help the park while it searches for a new private firm to manage the property.
Nov. 18, 2014
Mens Ice Hockey Goes Varsity At ASU
Men’s ice hockey just got a big promotion at Arizona State University.
Nov. 18, 2014
 Native Children Exposed To Violence More Than Any Other Race
American Indian and Alaska Native children suffer exposure to violence at rates higher than any other race in the United States, according to a 2013 federal report.
Nov. 18, 2014
Pew Research Study Shows Number Of Unauthorized Immigrants In Arizona Decreasing
The number of unauthorized immigrants in Arizona is dropping dramatically.
Nov. 18, 2014
Democrat Asks For More Votes To Be Counted In Arizona Congressional District
An attorney for the Ron Barber campaign has asked that about 130 rejected early and provisional ballots be counted.
Nov. 18, 2014
Livestock Operators Receive First Payments From Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Council
Livestock operators in Arizona and New Mexico are receiving their first payments from the Mexican Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Council. The seven month old program is getting mixed reviews from activist groups.
Nov. 18, 2014
Magnets In Football Helmets May Reduce Risk of Concussion
Researchers have released the results of a study that show adding magnets to football helmets could reduce the risk of concussions. The helmets would literally repel each other, reducing the force of collision.
Nov. 18, 2014

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