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Ducey Weighs In On Drought Plan
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has written an op-ed outlining some requirements he has for Arizona’s internal deal on drought. It came two days ahead of an important meeting of the board of the agency that runs the Central Arizona Project canal system.
Nov. 13, 2018
Hobbs Remains Ahead Of Gaynor For Secretary Of State
Gaynor led by about 40,000 votes after election night, and the Associated Press called the race for Gaynor that evening. But Hobbs refused to concede, and the AP retracted the call Monday.
Nov. 13, 2018
ASU Top Ranked Public University For International Students
For the fourth year in a row, ASU has been ranked as the top public university for international students.
Nov. 13, 2018
Language Canvas To Teach Less-Common Foreign Languages
The University of Arizona has developed interactive, multimedia programs to help teach some of the world’s less common languages.
Nov. 13, 2018
Federal Agencies Now On Same Page On So-Called Asylum Ban
Federal officials had contradicted each other last week on whether the so-called asylum ban applies to children traveling without a parent or guardian, but they’re now on the same page.
Nov. 13, 2018
Arizona Aid Agencies Object To DHS Proposal
A coalition of aid agencies in Arizona are worried about what they call an anti-immigration proposal from the Department of Homeland Security. DHS wants to make immigrants trying to come to the U.S. legally inadmissible to the country if they are likely to need government aid.
Nov. 13, 2018
First Part Of Caravan Passes Through Sonora, Now In Tijuana
A part of the Central American migrant caravan passed through the Mexican state of Sonora yesterday, on its way to Tijuana.
Nov. 13, 2018
SRC Opens Its Doors To Victims Of Woolsey Fire In LA
A Scottsdale rehab center is offering a limited number of beds to people suffering from addiction, and now, people being affected by the the southern California fires.
Nov. 13, 2018
Mesa School
With more than 100,000 votes left in Maricopa County on Tuesday, that pass/fail status could change. The bond, which would go to school buses and technology, is passing by fewer than 1,000 votes.
Nov. 13, 2018
Orpheum Theatre Named Arizona
Phoenix is a young city, and while its looking to be one of the nation’s more innovative places, its also taking steps to preserve its history. Recently, Architectural Digest compiled a list of the most beautifully-designed theaters in each state, and the Orpheum Theatre won the honor for Arizona.
Nov. 13, 2018
First Transgender Judge In AZ Talks About Journey
Last month, Tracy Nadzieja stood in front of a courtroom, took an oath to become a commissioner of the Maricopa County Superior Court and became the first known transgender judge in the state.
Nov. 13, 2018
AZ Circle K
A new analysis from the Arizona Republic shows you’re much more likely to get your card information stolen by a skimmer at one specific type of gas station in Arizona.
Nov. 13, 2018
Phoenix Breaks With The League Of AZ Cities And Towns
Arizona’s largest city — Phoenix— has decided it no longer wants to be part of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns. Not surprisingly, leaders of the organization are disappointed by the council’s decision, including Ken Strobeck, executive director of the league.
Nov. 13, 2018
Seeing Female Superheroes Boosts Confidence In Girls
While Stan Lee was the force behind many of the most popular superheroes, it’s clear that the majority of them are men. But a new study found there’s a real-world connection between young girls seeing female superheroes on the big screen and their view of themselves and what they are capable of.
Nov. 13, 2018
Remembering Stan Lee
The U.S. box office has been dominated for the past several years by characters like the Avengers, Black Panther, Spider-Man and the X-Men — all of them superheroes who were either created or brought to a level of immense popularity by Stan Lee of Marvel Comics.
Nov. 13, 2018
Why Some Products Succeed While Others Fail
There are countless gadgets, inventions and items that never make their way onto store shelves, or into our homes or onto commonly-used websites. Some aren’t quite interesting or practical enough, while others could only appeal to our imaginations.
Nov. 13, 2018
AZ Firefighters Sent To Help Contain California Camp Fire
Fires are still blazing across the state of California.
Nov. 13, 2018
Navajo Nation Voters Get Another Chance To Cast Ballots
On Election Day, a number of eligible voters on the Navajo Nation were not able to cast their ballot. A new president to oversee the largest Native American reservation in the U.S. was the big-ticket item they hoped to vote for — but, polling places ran out of ballots.
Nov. 13, 2018
Breaking Down Arizona
There are still some big-ticket races that have yet to be called as of Tuesday morning, including that for the second-highest office in the state.
Nov. 13, 2018
Superintendent Of Public Instruction-Elect Hoffman Talks Priorities
More races are being called a week after midterm elections, including the closely-watched U.S. Senate race.
Nov. 13, 2018

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