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Vets Honored At Annual Veterans Day Parade In Phoenix
Phoenix-area residents came out in droves today to honor military veterans for the annual parade march down Central Avenue in Phoenix. Vintage war planes flew over the city to start the parade which incorporated a traveling gallery of veterans portraits.
Nov. 11, 2019
APM Reports: Soldiers For Peace
During the Vietnam War, roughly one in five GIs actively opposed the conflict. Many servicemen and women came to believe they were not liberating the country from communism but acting as agents of tyranny. In the combat zone, they rebelled against their commanders' orders. At home, they staged massive protests.
Nov. 11, 2019
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Discusses The Need For Civility
For many, civil discussion and a knowledge of civics and American history are a combination required to move the nation forward and preserve its traditional institutions. That involves bringing sides with disparate views together, even as they disagree.
Nov. 11, 2019
AZ Rejects Plan To Use Groundwater For Palo Verde Station
The state Department of Water Resources has rejected a proposal from APS to use groundwater in the Buckeye area to cool the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station.
Nov. 11, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Trumps Impeachment Hearings
All eyes will be on Washington, DC this week as the U.S. House begins public hearings in their impeachment inquiry intro President Donald Trump.
Nov. 11, 2019
Boas: The 20 Year Anniversary Of Tempe Town Lake
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Nov. 11, 2019
Arizona Colleges See Decline In International Enrollment
The number of international students enrolling in U.S. universities has been on the decline over the past year. For Arizona’s public universities, there has a been a significant drop over the last several years.
Nov. 11, 2019
Some Worried About New Kids Dieting App
The company formerly known as Weight Watchers has rolled out a new app aimed at kids.
Nov. 11, 2019
Study: Arizona Military Base Will Be Hardest Hit By Climate Change
Over the next three decades, military bases in the contiguous U.S. could, on average, experience an extra month of dangerously hot days, according to a new study. The hardest hit base will be right here in Arizona. By midcentury, the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma will experience 117 days above a 100 degree Fahrenheit heat index.
Nov. 11, 2019
Phoenix Sees 2nd Highest Number Of Construction Jobs
In the past year, the Phoenix area saw the second highest number of new construction jobs in the country, according to an analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Nov. 11, 2019
 Surprise Wants Your Electric Scooter, Bike Opinions
On Nov. 1, 2019, Surprise launched a pilot program for electronic scooters and bikes. But so far no vendor has set up shop. That could change before the end of the year if Surprise can work out licensing issues with two residents who want to rent scooters around the city center and Ottawa University.
Nov. 11, 2019
Scottsdale Airport Wants To Raise Fees, Rates
Scottsdale’s Aviation Department is looking to raise fees and rates at the city’s airport after market analysis showed Scottsdale charges below market average in some areas. The city-owned airport near Scottsdale Road and Greenway Parkway offers no commercial airline service. It’s home to corporate jets, small planes and helicopters.
Nov. 11, 2019
Corrections Dept. Must Revise Explicit Material Policy
Arizona prisons must revise their policy on what inmates can and cannot read. In a new order, U.S. District Court Judge Roslyn Silver gave the Arizona Department of Corrections until mid-February to establish rules consistent with the prisoners' First Amendment rights.
Nov. 11, 2019
Compassion Common Trait Among New AZ Veterans Hall Of Fame Members
For Veterans Day, we introduce you to some of the newest members of the Arizona’s Veterans Hall of Fame and find out how they all share a common bond: a compassion to help others, particularly fellow vets.
Nov. 11, 2019
DEA: Counterfeit Drugs Are 3rd Stage Of Opioid Crisis
The Drug Enforcement Administration is seeing the latest in the cartel’s adaptability. The group started lacing fentanyl in drugs other than the well-known oxycodone, like Xanax and Percocet.
Nov. 11, 2019
ASU Students Launch NASA-Funded CubeSat To Study Urban Heat Island
Students from Arizona State University have launched a small, NASA-funded research satellite to study the urban heat island in seven U.S. cities, including Phoenix.
Nov. 11, 2019
Scottsdale Now Permitted To Treat Recycled Water For Direct Human Consumption
In early September, the Advanced Water Treatment Plant at the Scottsdale Water Campus became the state’s first water treatment facility to get a permit to treat recycled water for direct human consumption.
Nov. 11, 2019
Phoenix Sikh Community Donates 550 Trees To City
The youngest donor gave his first paycheck at his first job. The oldest donor, a 93-year-old energy conservation specialist, donated ten trees. The trees will be planted in four central Phoenix neighborhoods as part of the city’s tree shade initiative.
Nov. 10, 2019
Mesa Cuts Ribbon On Third Phase Of Eastmark Great Park
The third phase of the Mesa Eastmark Great Park was dedicated Saturday. Jo Martin, Mesa Parks and Recreation Advisory Board president, said several new attractions include spaces for people and pets.
Nov. 10, 2019
Officials: Illegal Trap Led To Death Of Javelina
Officials from the Arizona Game and Fish Department are looking for someone who set an illegal trap that maimed a javelina near Tucson. Spokesman Mark Hart says the leg-hold trap made the javelina suffer for two weeks before it could be found and euthanized.
Nov. 10, 2019

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