October 2016

Mesa residents will vote next month on a measure to fund more public safety officers and bring ASU to its downtown.Where's the money? In a .4 percent sales tax increase. That's 4 cents of every $10 dollars. The boost would take the city's sales tax from 1.75 percent to 2.15 percent.
Oct. 25, 2016
baseball
It’s fall. And that means holidays like Columbus Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving. These holidays that frequently bring images of Native Americans into popular culture can be problematic.
Oct. 25, 2016
Sgt. Steve Carbajal
A recent survey of policing in America shows hundreds of thousands of officers put in millions of hours every year moonlighting. That is, working private, off-duty security jobs.
Oct. 25, 2016
Michael Crow
ASU and the Mayo Clinic are teaming up, in an effort to develop a new model for the country’s health-care system.
Oct. 25, 2016
Allysa Seely
Before this summer’s Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, we met Arizonan Allysa Seely, who was set to compete in the triathlon.
Oct. 25, 2016
Central Arizona Project canal
If you look down the ballot — pretty far down, in fact — you’ll see a number of candidates for the Central Arizona Water Conservation District.
Oct. 25, 2016
Map of Tempe streetcar route
Tempe residents will be able to get an update on their city’s streetcar project tomorrow night – over the past year, it’s gotten its environmental clearance, and federal funding.
Oct. 25, 2016
election vote campaign
Early voting is well under way in Arizona and a number of other states, in advance of Election Day on Nov. 8. And some of those voters are casting their ballots online.
Oct. 25, 2016
Students in fire science program
Voters in the West Valley will be seeing another issue on their ballot on Nov. 8, asking them to vote "Yes" or "No" for a $141 million bond to fund West-MEC, or the Western Maricopa Education Center District.
Oct. 25, 2016
Proposition 123 sign
Twenty school districts in the county have bonds or overrides up for a vote this year, an effort to counteract huge cuts to education funding from the Arizona Legislature since 2009.
Oct. 25, 2016

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