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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
$220 Million Available To Cleanup Navajo Uranium Mines
The federal government seeks proposals from businesses to clean up abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation. But some say Navajo-owned businesses aren’t big enough to handle the project. The EPA plans to parse out $220 million to multiple "small businesses."
Apr. 19, 2019
Changes Coming After Phoenix Police Officer Shooting Study
Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams says she’s committed to following nine recommendations from an outside group that studied her officers’ actions.
Apr. 19, 2019
Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains
If enacted, the renegotiated NAFTA deal could grow the U.S. economy and bring modest jumps in employment, according to a new report from the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Apr. 19, 2019
Campground At Roosevelt Lake Temporarily Closed
The spring rains may have been too much of a good thing. A popular camping area at Roosevelt Lake is closed until further notice because the lake level has risen.
Apr. 19, 2019
Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems To Save The World
The Paris Agreement helped steer nations around the world away from a carbon cliff. But a paper in the journal “Science Advances” argues it will be a dead end unless nations also preserve Earth’s ecosystems.
Apr. 19, 2019
Scottsdale CC Series Shines Light On Genocides Of The Past, Present And Future
Scottsdale Community College is wrapping up a series of events and discussions for its seventh annual Genocide Awareness Week.
Few Remaining Arizona Holocaust Survivors Gather In Scottsdale To 'Never Forget'
Apr. 19, 2019

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