February 2016

Courtroom
Criminal charges against FLDS church leaders come right as a civil rights trial against two towns settled by FLDS church members is wrapping up in federal court in Phoenix.
Feb. 26, 2016
Dr. James Hansen
Dr. James Hansen is stressing the importance of engaging young people in climate science and action. His own research is in climate modeling, which he hopes will help young people with understanding the complexity of climate change, but says more is needed.
Feb. 26, 2016
Water sprinkler
A recent column in the Arizona Daily Star suggested Arizonans have gotten self-satisfied with our water management, use and conservation methods.
Feb. 25, 2016
Palm fronds
It’s tough to look anywhere in the Valley and not see palm trees. Phoenix is looking to do something different with all the fronds.
Feb. 25, 2016
Arizona lawmakers are debating twin bills in the House and Senate that would phase out desegregation funding to the 19 school districts that get it.
Feb. 25, 2016
In a surprising development on Thursday, Arizona’s Fifth District Congressman Matt Salmon announced he wouldn’t run for reelection.
Feb. 25, 2016
World
The Syrian refugee crisis continues. Over the past five years, millions have been displaced
Feb. 25, 2016
The Sonoran Desert’s wildflower season is off and blooming, and it’s early.
Feb. 25, 2016
David Handley
Arizona's independent, unaffiliated voters have begun banding together. The rule that excludes independents from the presidential primary is just one example of what independents in Arizona find to be unfair about the state’s voting system.
Feb. 25, 2016
soccer team milan
For a group of refugees in Phoenix, soccer is a way to adjust to their new home and create a community on and off the field.
Feb. 25, 2016

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