September 2016

Grand Canyon National Park
The greenhouse will allow the park to grow its own native plants for use in the park. Before, cuttings were sent out of state, germinated and trucked back to Arizona.
Sept. 22, 2016
Air Pollution
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled the federal Environmental Protection Agency was right to accept Arizona’s plan to reduce its air pollution – specifically particulate matter known as PM-10.
Sept. 22, 2016
Bullhead City sits on the Colorado River right near the junction of California, Nevada and Arizona and residents take pride in their river-front properties and parks. Swarms of caddisflies have invaded Bullhead City, and the new pest abatement manager is hoping to find out why.
Sept. 22, 2016
Jobs that require some kind of computer knowledge are becoming more prevalent, but some educators worry about the training students are getting in computer science.
Sept. 20, 2016
The Arizona Family Health Partnership received a one-time grant of $248,626 to help educate healthcare providers here about prevention of Zika. They’re not talking about mosquito bites—they’re tackling the issue from the reproductive healthcare side.
Sept. 20, 2016
The Scottsdale City Council last night did not take action on a citizens’ petition that would require a public vote before anything is built in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
Sept. 20, 2016
school education classroom
New numbers from the Learning Policy Institute looking at how attractive states are for teachers have some tough news for Arizona. It is among the least attractive states in the country, and is struggling in criteria including salary, the percentages of inexperienced and uncertified teachers and turnover.
Sept. 20, 2016
A local advocacy group has asked a court of appeals to reconsider the Arizona Attorney General’s intervention in the 1,700 lawsuits that have been filed against Valley businesses for allegedly violating the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Sept. 20, 2016
The conventional wisdom is often that when something bad happens to us, we’re able to bounce back because of our nature, but research from ASU shows that may not actually be the case.
Sept. 20, 2016
Fifteen years after the first recorded post 9/11 backlash murder in Phoenix, victim's brother spreads message of education and acceptance.
Sept. 20, 2016

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