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How Economic Status Can Affect New Year
It’s not easy to keep those New Year’s resolutions, and that holds especially true for people who don’t have as many resources to help them achieve their goals.
Dec. 31, 2019
Stand-Up Sit Down: Michael Turner On How Phoenix Can Become A Top Comedy Market
Michael Turner has become one of the go-to standups in the Valley, whether he’s working solo or teaming up with Anwar Newton for their hybrid, multimedia project "This Week Sucks Tonight."
Dec. 31, 2019
New York Times investigative reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor chronicle their work on the investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against film producer Harvey Weinstein in their new book, "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story that Helped Ignite a Movement."
Dec. 31, 2019
TGen: People At Higher Risk For Alzheimer
New research finds people with a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease may start showing changes in their memory up to 40 years beforehand.
Dec. 31, 2019
Original Copy Of Old 1868 Treaty Returns To The Navajo Nation
An original copy of the Treaty of 1868 now belongs to the Navajo Nation.
Dec. 31, 2019
From Landfill To Destination: Tempe Town Lake Celebrates 20 Years
This week marks the 20-year anniversary of Tempe Town Lake being filled,and the city is celebrating with lakeside events Friday afternoon and Saturday. The process of creating a lake in the middle of the Phoenix metro area was a long one, with some ups and downs along the way.
Dec. 31, 2019
About a decade ago, Arizona was one of the worst hit areas when the housing crisis hit. Now, investigative reporter Aaron Glantz uncovers how an elite group took advantage of the losses of millions of Americans during the housing crisis — often using taxpayer money — in his new book called "Homewreckers."
Dec. 31, 2019
Hispanic Homeownership Is On The Rise
Last year, Hispanics saw their biggest gain in homeownership since before the Great Recession, and Hispanic homeownership gains over the past decade accounted for nearly 63% of all gains nationwide.
Dec. 31, 2019
Is Phoenix Prepared For Automation And Artificial Intelligence?
The world of work is rapidly changing thanks to technological advances, and the shift is expected to accelerate. Automation and artificial intelligence. are causing many Americans to wonder how much longer their jobs will last and how much new learning they’re going to have to do to keep a post.
Dec. 31, 2019
Life After Coal: Moving On From The Navajo Generating Station
The Salt River Project announced it would close the Navajo Generating Station two years ago. That started a domino effect on the Navajo Nation. In November, the Kayenta Mine and the coal fired power plant closed, and hundreds of jobs were lost. Now new sources of energy are beginning to sprout.
Dec. 31, 2019
Police Chief Among 7 Arrested In Connection With La Mora Massacre
Mexican officials said Monday that they have arrested a total of seven suspects in the murder of nine women and children in Sonora last month, including the police chief of a small town near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Dec. 31, 2019
Mexico Pulls Ambassador From Bolivia Amid Spat Between Countries
Mexico’s foreign ministry says its ambassador in Bolivia will return to Mexico for her own safety after the Bolivian government declared her a “persona non grata.” The decision came amid an ongoing diplomatic spat.
Dec. 31, 2019
Conservationists: Mexican Failing To Protect Vaquita
Mexico has struggled for years to protect a nearly extinct porpoise from illegal fishing. In December, Mexico's Interior Department took charge of coordinating the government’s efforts. But some say it’s not enough.
Dec. 31, 2019
Conservationists Intend To Sue Ft. Huachuca, U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service
Conservationists have served a notice of intent to sue Ft. Huachuca and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming the U.S. Army base in southeast Arizona has been knowingly jeopardizing the San Pedro River.
Dec. 31, 2019
ASU Faces Florida State In Sun Bowl On New Years Eve Day
While many are finalizing their New Year’s Eve festivities, Arizona State University is in El Paso, Texas Tuesday for the The 86th Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl.
Dec. 30, 2019
New Tech, Self-Driving Cars Keep Older Americans Rolling
For many older Americans, losing the ability to hop in the car and get yourself where you want to go can feel like losing control. But New technologies are changing the conversation.
Dec. 30, 2019
Boeing 737 MAX 8 Punctuates A Decade In Aviation News
Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet. That followed two crashes over the previous six months. Those incidents, and the effects of those planes not being in the air, were some of the biggest stories of the year in aviation.
Dec. 30, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Pressure Mounts For Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — fresh from his election victory — still faces mounting pressure due to corruption charges.
Dec. 30, 2019
New Years Eve Brings A Spike In Air Pollution
This time of year, smoke from fireplaces and fire pits create unhealthy levels of air pollution in the Phoenix area. Fireworks will add to the unhealthy mix on New Year's Eve.
Dec. 30, 2019
Boas: 2019 Arizonan Of The Year
Annually, the Arizona Republic chooses a person or persons as Arizonan of the Year. For 2019, Tom Buschatzke of the Arizona Department of Water Resources and Ted Cooke of Central Arizona Project were given the honor.
Dec. 30, 2019

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