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Dairy Industry To Convene In Phoenix As Milk Consumption Plummets
The dairy industry’s nationwide conference is coming to Arizona next week, at a time when Americans are dropping dairy. Since 2000, U.S. milk consumption has dropped 25% and the decline is hurting major milk producers.
Jan. 21, 2020
ASU Report: Climate Restoration Will Net Trillions
Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management has released a report projecting multi-trillion-dollar opportunities and benefits they say could accrue from climate restoration efforts.
Jan. 21, 2020
Chris Herstam: Spending Proves AZ Is A Purple State
Any election year brings spending by the tens of millions of dollars, and a presidential cycle increases that exponentially. And the estimated numbers for the spending we can expect in Arizona this year are remarkable and stunning.
Jan. 21, 2020
Why Geriatrics Isnt Attracting Enough Young Doctors
The U.S. continues to see a growing population of older adults and that means there’s an increased need for senior-specific health care providers. But just as we’ve seen a general physician shortage, that also applies to the field of geriatrics — which could mean that more seniors are lacking the type of perspective they need from their doctors.
Jan. 21, 2020
Renting A Home Is Cheaper Than Buying In Phoenix
ATTOM Data Solutions compared buying a median-priced three bedroom house vs. renting a three bedroom property, and found in 53% of the more than 850 counties they looked at, buying was the cheaper option. Maricopa County was in the minority, though, where renting was more cost-effective.
Jan. 21, 2020
Lawmaker Tries To Stop Students From Voting Where They Attend School
A proposal by Rep. Bob Thorpe (R-Flagstaff) would spell out that anyone who is living in a dormitory "or other temporary college or university address" is presumed to be there only temporarily and would not be able to vote in that precinct.
Jan. 21, 2020
AZ Wine Growers Speak Out Against Proposed Tariffs
In October, the United States imposed a 25% tariff on some wines from France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. And now, the Wall Street Journal reports there are proposed tariffs on things like French sparkling wine and nearly all wine from Europe. All of this doesn’t just affect vineyards across the pond. In fact, the Arizona wine world is speaking out against these proposed tariffs.
Jan. 21, 2020
Phoenix Police: 3 Children Found Dead, Mother Arrested
A Phoenix woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three children, who were found dead inside the family home, authorities said Tuesday. The 22-year-old mother, who police identified on Tuesday morning as Rachel Henry, “has admitted to harming her three children, which caused their demise,” Sgt. Mercedes Fortune told reporters outside the home.
Jan. 21, 2020
How ASU Plans To Make Downtown Mesa A Media Creation Mecca
With the new ASU @ Mesa City Center campus, ASU President Michael Crow and Mesa Mayor John Giles are promising to put the once-sleepy downtown Mesa on par with media giants like Hong Kong, Sydney, even New York City.
Jan. 21, 2020
What Role Will Lesko Play In The Impeachment Trial?
Arizona Congresswoman Debbie Lesko is one of eight Republican members of Congress named to President Trump’s impeachment team. “I will continue to fight against this corrupt and unfair process and look forward to assisting President Trump as a member of his impeachment team," Lesko says.
Jan. 21, 2020
Hobbs, Election Officials Work To Ensure Arizona Election Security
A new NPR poll found widespread worry from voters that the elections won’t be fair and accurate. Americans feel uneasy about disinformation and voter suppression. In Arizona, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs says she’s working to build partnerships across the state to improve election security.
Jan. 21, 2020
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Jan. 21, 2020
Goldwater Institute Takes On Attorneys State Bar Dues
Conservative think tank the Goldwater Institute of Arizona is backing litigation about legal requirements to pay union dues. They argue that a Supreme Court ruling on public sector unions also applies to bar associations.
Jan. 21, 2020
Phoenix Office Vacancies Hit Record Lows
Office vacancies hit record lows last year in the Phoenix metro area, a sign that population growth is not spreading out but piling up. Population growth and a growing labor pool are the main reasons, according to analysis by Kidder Mathews real estate.
Jan. 21, 2020
WATCH: Senate Impeachment Trial — Week 1
The Senate is holding an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. Watch live video from NPR.
Reporter Describes Scene In D.C.
Jan. 21, 2020
Phoenix Prepares For Most Disruptive Freeway Project
A critical corridor for commuters, freight and Sky Harbor Airport will undergo a major reconstruction. Physical work on the Interstate 10-Broadway Curve project is still more than a year away, but planners want to alert travelers early and often.
Jan. 21, 2020
AZ Court Halts Serial Pyramid Scheme Promoter
A federal court in Arizona has temporarily shut down a multilevel marketing company after a complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission.
Jan. 21, 2020
How Grasshoppers Can Stay Upside Down So Long
Insects spend a lot of time upside-down and sideways, but scientists know surprisingly little about how their bodily fluids handle the pull of gravity in these awkward positions. A study sheds new light on the topic.
Jan. 21, 2020
Exhibit Showcases Stories Of Historic Black Families In The Southwest
More often than not, when you think about African American history in this country, you probably don’t think about them here in Arizona. But there’s an exhibition showing now in Phoenix’s Heritage Square that highlights the stories of African Americans here in the Southwest.
Jan. 20, 2020
Glendale Workers Support NASA Mission To Send First Woman To Moon
Some Honeywell employees in Glendale will play a role in the next generation of human space exploration. Lockheed Martin awarded a contract to Honeywell to support production of NASA’s Orion spacecraft fleet.
Jan. 20, 2020

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