December 2016

citizen science
A kind of ecological treasure hunt is underway in northern Arizona for thousands of springs scattered across the landscape. It’s such a vast area it’s hard to find them and monitor their health. So scientists are training ordinary citizens to help them in the search.
December 20, 2016
house chamber desks turned over
A hearing loop will wirelessly transmit sound from microphones directly into hearing-assistance devices, like aids and cochlear implants.
December 20, 2016
Blanca Deloarte
On a recent Tuesday night, 36 small-business owners were working their second shift of the day at the Fuerza Local business accelerator. But, there’s one thing you’ll notice when you look around this classroom tonight: Most of the business owners in this room are women.
December 19, 2016
Storyline Collective
Storytelling is a unique skill that is becoming more popular across Phoenix. This art can be powerful, healing and comedic to many.
December 19, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump wasn’t shy during the campaign season about criticizing members of Congress and others for having poor ideas or negotiating bad deals.
December 19, 2016
Robert Shelton
Robert Shelton, the founder of the Old West theme park and movie studio Old Tucson, died late last week at the age of 95.
December 19, 2016
In Arizona, there is long-standing tension between Arizona’s cities, several of which have liberal leadership, and the state Legislature, which is conservative. And the battle between them is heating up heading into 2017.
December 19, 2016
dark money
Dark money is credited with influencing the outcome of a number of Arizona races in the past couple of election cycles — from governor to the Corporation Commission.
December 19, 2016
woman with smartphone
A new app from Valley startup, Tappetite may soon provide you with a way to get homemade baked goods through your smart phone.
December 19, 2016
Arizona’s 11 representatives to the Electoral College cast their ballots unanimously for Donald Trump on Monday to become the next United States president.
December 19, 2016

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