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AZ Teens Less Likely To Smoke, More Likely To Vape
Fewer Arizona eighth, tenth and twelfth graders report smoking cigarettes in the past 30 days, but more are vaping and using marijuana.
Dec. 4, 2018
Brnovich Looks Ahead To His Continued Role After The Election
Last month, Attorney General Mark Brnovich was reelected to his second four-year term by defeating Democratic challenger January Contreras. The race was closer than expected, which some attributed to millions of dollars in ads being spent late in the campaign against Brnovich.
Dec. 4, 2018
Governor Secretive On U.S. Senate Seat Appointment
Governor Ducey remains tight lipped about who he'd prefer next to fill the late John McCain's senate seat.
Dec. 4, 2018
Juvenile Detainees Learn, Grow With Community Garden Beds
Maricopa County has about 200 juveniles in detention or probation programs. Officials have been using different programs to encourage personal growth rather than treating the youth like criminals. Teresa Tschupp, chief of staff for the juvenile probation department, says she wanted to giving teenagers in the county’s care more opportunities to reflect that attitude shift.
Arizona Group Is The Only Boy Scout Troop Behind Bars
Dec. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: North Carolina Launches Investigation Into Possible Election Fraud
After the midterms, it appeared Republican Mark Harris beat Democrat Dan McCready in North Carolina’s 9th congressional district. But now, an investigation into whether hundreds of absentee ballots were illegally cast or destroyed means the winner can’t be certified.
Dec. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: Long After The Flames, Smoke From Wildfires Pose Health Dangers
It’s been nearly a month since intense wildfires ravaged Northern California. The deadly Camp Fire left thousands without a place to call home. But as Californians rebuild, a new investigation suggests that wildfires are leaving behind profound health concerns for people in the state.
Dec. 4, 2018
Phoenix
Ward and a volunteer crew of skate enthusiasts load dozens of battered skateboards, helmets and wrist guards into his white pickup truck and head to schools around the Valley to share their skateboarding skills. Now they're trying to get these students skateboards of their own.
Dec. 4, 2018
Officials Fear Dam Release Harmed Lake
The Arizona Department of Game and Fish conducted a study of the March water release from Alamo Dam months ago, and the results will be available early next year. Officials fear the worst for the lake's fish species, Today's News-Herald reported .
Dec. 4, 2018
Gov. Ducey Calling For Rep. Stringer
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is again calling for Rep. David Stringer to resign. The announcement comes two weeks after Stringer’s statements that African and other non-Caucasian immigrants don’t “blend in” when they immigrate to the United States.
Dec. 4, 2018
Researchers Study Regrowing Bone With 3D Printing
3D printing is used in a wide range of industries from manufacturing to construction as well as the medical community. The application is being used by a University of Arizona scientist to print bone segments that monitor recovery in patients.
Dec. 4, 2018
Youth Survey Shows Increase In Use Of E-Cigarettes In Arizona
About 20 percent of Arizona youth say they’ve used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days, according to a new survey from the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
Dec. 3, 2018
Arizona AG Brnovich:
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich warned Monday that people "need to be really careful when making serious allegations” about election fraud or other issues or risk undermining democracy.
Dec. 3, 2018
Arizona Inmates Allege Civil Rights Abuses In Aftermath Of Deadly Yuma Prison Riot
Recently released videos, documents and interviews with several inmates involved in what the state has called a “disturbance” show the March 2018 incident at the state prison in Yuma was a violent and dangerous riot with deadly consequences.
Dec. 3, 2018
Baby Movements In Womb Tied To Neural Development
A baby moving in the womb ranks among the most exciting milestones in a pregnancy. Now, researchers at University College London believe they know the reason for this fetal fidgeting.
Dec. 3, 2018
2017 Figures Show Arizona Still Hot Spot For Relocating
Once again, the Grand Canyon State is a beacon for Americans and foreigners wanting to relocate.
Dec. 3, 2018
Author Tracks The Evolution Of
There was a time when foods like brown rice, yogurt, whole grain bread and of course granola were only found at natural food stores — hippie foods, as some would call them.
Dec. 3, 2018
ADOT, DPS Work Together To Combat Wrong Way Drivers
A wrong way driver who crashed into an Arizona Department of Public Safety patrol car near Flagstaff was charged with attempted homicide on Friday. This was one of the 57 wrong-way collisions this year to date, compared to 2017, there were 55 collisions. Fatalities this year due to these collisions are down by four compared to 2017, according to DPS.
Dec. 3, 2018
Arizona Nonprofit Helps Foster Kids With Free Hair Care
Niya Parks founded the Look of Love, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide free hair care for foster kids and homeless youth in search of employment. She’s just getting it off the ground, but says the need is high.
Dec. 3, 2018
New Mexican President Inaugurated
Thousands gathered in Mexico City's main square over the weekend to welcome the new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who was sworn in on Sunday. López Obrador made exactly 100 promises of what he would accomplish during his six-year presidential term.
Dec. 3, 2018
WATCH: Bush National Cathedral Ceremony
Former President George H.W. Bush is being honored with funeral services at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
Dec. 3, 2018

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