January 2017

Phoenix Sunset
Our climate is affected by many factors, and some of them are microscopically tiny.
Jan. 18, 2017
Prison Cell
Most people don’t choose to go into solitary confinement. Especially if they’ve already been in. But, that’s exactly what James Burns did.
Jan. 18, 2017
Pecos Road
Work has started on the new South Mountain Freeway Loop 202 expansion. Late last week, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a motion for an injunction.
Jan. 18, 2017
A packed crowd at the first basketball game of the 2013-2014 season in Tucson.
College and professional coaches, and even those in high school, are legendary for unique motivational techniques.
Jan. 18, 2017
school education classroom
There’s been a lot of emphasis on STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math — across the Valley and the country. But increasingly, educators are urging going from STEM to STEAM — that is, to add in the arts.
Jan. 18, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
Arizona is trying to get a handle on the opioid epidemic facing the state. On Tuesday, several state agencies talked about ways to do that.
Jan. 18, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed a decision on whether it’ll take up a challenge from a handful of states, including Arizona, to a federal ban on legal sports betting.
Jan. 18, 2017
We’re just a few days away from the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. On Friday, he’ll take the oath of office in Washington, D.C. And, then on Saturday, the Women’s March on Washington.
Jan. 17, 2017
St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
Some leaders are calling for Congress to reprioritize food assistance and school meals programs. One of those is Angie Rodgers, president and CEO of the Association of Arizona Food Banks.
Jan. 17, 2017
kids in a classroom
New research of parents in upper middle class families suggests they should obsess less about their kids’ grades, and spend more time teaching kindness and social skills — and that failing to do so could be to the detriment of their child’s future success.
Jan. 17, 2017

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