December 2014

While it’s one thing to talk about alternative forms of transportation, it’s another thing to watch what happens when a project gets the green light, like extending the light rail.
Dec. 11, 2014
The University of Arizona’s Knowledge River program has gotten a half-million dollar grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The more than a decade-old program focuses on teaching library science to people with a commitment to the Latino and American Indian communities.
Dec. 11, 2014
Mesa has been experimenting for the past couple of years with a new way of operating its 911 system.
Dec. 11, 2014
Some Valley school districts are facing budget cuts after voters defeated overrides in last month’s election. That’s on top of cuts to the schools made by the state over the past few years and a court ruling that found lawmakers have shorted schools on voter-approved money.
Dec. 11, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation is testing a new pilot project that allows timber trucks to haul more weight on some state roads.
Dec. 10, 2014
Earlier this year, Arizona exhausted its share of a federal program that paid hospitals and some other providers back, for the cost of treating undocumented immigrants.
Dec. 11, 2014
Protesters took to the streets in Phoenix last night to express their frustration over the shooting death earlier this week of Rumain Brisbon. This comes on the heels of protests across the country over decisions not to indict police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri, for the killings of unarmed African American men.
Dec. 5, 2014
It’s been known as “the sweet science,” but many of us just think of it as a sport where two people punch each other. But some boxers help support their fellow fighters, inside and outside the ring.
Dec. 5, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer announced yesterday afternoon Arizona would join the multi-state lawsuit that aims to overturn President Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration.
Dec. 5, 2014
Wellness through storytelling, that’s one of the goals of an event Saturday called The Gathering of Native Americans Winter Storytelling Workshop.
Dec. 5, 2014

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