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Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower Restoration Complete
Restoration work is now complete on the Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower.
Oct. 7, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Withdrawing Troops From Northern Syria
One of the biggest global prizes will be awarded this week, and some big changes are coming to one of the world’s hot spots.
Oct. 7, 2019
Boas: The Proposition 123 Ruling
Last week, federal Judge Neil Wake issued a ruling on Proposition 123 — the ballot measure approved by voters that adjusted how funding from the state land trust was distributed to Arizona schools. His ruling said the plan was illegal, which Gov. Doug Ducey strongly disagreed with.
Oct. 7, 2019
More Native Americans Now Have Health Insurance
A new report from the Government Accountability Office has some good news about the number of Native Americans with health insurance.
Oct. 7, 2019
Groups Sue Government Over Colorado River Management
Three environmental groups are suing the federal government over the operation of the Glen Canyon Dam in Northern Arizona.
Oct. 7, 2019
Out-Of-State Online Sales Will Soon Be Taxed In Arizona
Next time you buy something from an out-of-state seller, you may end up paying sales tax.
Oct. 7, 2019
Half Of Arizonans Say They Need More Education
Half of Arizonans between the ages of 18 and 65 with less than an associate degree said they need more education in order to advance in their careers.
Oct. 7, 2019
CDC Releases Study On Vaping-Related Illnesses
The number of vaping-related illnesses is up nationwide. Now, the Mayo Clinic is out with a new study that sheds some light on that.
Oct. 7, 2019
Nonbinary Arizonans Struggle To Get Travel IDs
In less than a year, Arizonans will have to make sure they have a Travel ID if they want to get on an airplane. But, for some Arizonans, the process is complicated.
Oct. 7, 2019
Ducey Selects David Shinn As New Corrections Director
Gov. Doug Ducey has announced his selection of a new director of the Arizona Department of Corrections. The governor says he was looking for someone with a record of solving problems and getting results, and David Shinn is that man.
Oct. 7, 2019
New Grant To Help Schools Teach Music Tech
Producer J Dilla passed away from a rare blood disease more than a decade ago but, just before he died, he released a an album called "Donuts." Now, Save The Music has started a new program aimed at continuing his legacy.
Oct. 7, 2019
Study: Why ‘Metal World’ Psyche Is Only Half As Dense As Expected
In 2022, NASA will send its first mission to the asteroid Psyche, a metal world that some believe to be the core of a failed planet. But Psyche is only about half as dense as it should be. New research offers one possible explanation.
Oct. 7, 2019
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Moves Ahead With Major Foreign Policy Overhauls Amid Impeachment Inquiry
Even as the Ukraine scandal embroils the White House, President Trump has continued to press forward with an often unpredictable approach to foreign policy.
Oct. 7, 2019
House Leader Wants AG To Declare Statewide Vaping Age Limit
An Arizona GOP leader has asked Attorney General Mark Brnovich to formally declare local vaping and smoking laws illegal and unenforceable.
Oct. 7, 2019
Kurt Volker Resigns From ASUs McCain Institute
Former U.S. special envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker has reigned his position of executive director of Arizona State University's McCain Institute for International Leadership.
Oct. 7, 2019
Arizona Science: Exploring The Interaction Between Man And Machine
Researchers say the future relationship between humans and computers will be collaborative instead of a one-sided, programmed conversation.
Oct. 7, 2019
Bald Eagle Numbers Dip In Arizona Despite More Breeding Area
The number of new bald eagles in Arizona has dipped from last year despite more breeding areas. The population of nestlings — birds too young to leave the nest — dropped from 87 last year to 71 this year.
Oct. 7, 2019
Phoenix Light Rail Extension To Include Bridge Over I-17
The Northwest Phase II extension will include new elements in Phoenix. A bridge will be built over Interstate 17 as part of Phoenix’s light rail expansion.
Oct. 7, 2019
Phoenix Parents Of Murdered Children Mark Day Of Remembrance
It’s a club no one wants to join. But the Valley of the Sun Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children has nearly 2,000 members. Recently, hundreds of people gathered at Encanto Park in Phoenix to mark the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.
Oct. 7, 2019
Phoenix Increases Financial Incentives To Farmers Insurance
An insurance company plans to add hundreds more employees in Phoenix. In exchange, the city’s offering hundreds of thousands of dollars. Phoenix will pay Farmers Insurance Exchange $1,000 for each new worker who makes at least $44,000 annually in their second year of employment.
Oct. 7, 2019

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