May 2018

Women Empowering Women Forum
On Tuesday, the city of Phoenix hosted a community forum under the theme "Women Empowering Women." But after the forum is over, what can be done to address challenges and increase opportunities for women in this community?
May 23, 2018
Air Pollution
If city health policies were an Olympic event, Phoenix, Mesa and Tucson would miss the podium, according to a new report.
May 23, 2018
RedForEd rally
Arizona teachers have been back in the classroom for weeks now, but the effects of their 6-day walkout are still being felt in our nation’s capital.
May 23, 2018
city council budget meeting
The Phoenix City Council approved a new city budget for the upcoming fiscal year last evening. The nearly $4.5 billion plan includes money for public safety, trying to help the city’s homeless population and libraries among many other things.
May 23, 2018
Uber self-driving car
Operations had been suspended since March after one of the company's self-driving Uvehicles hit and killed a 49-year-old woman in Tempe.
May 23, 2018
Gifted and Talented Academy students
Administrators say the school within Phoenix Maryvale High addresses a need in Phoenix's west side by targeting students looking for challenging coursework in public district schools without having to leave their neighborhood. <br><small><b><a href="https://kjzz.org/education" target="blank">More Arizona Education News</a> →</small></b>
May 23, 2018
U.S. Census Bureau logo
Phoenix will wade into the legal battle to block a question about citizenship from the upcoming U.S. Census as the City Council voted Tuesday to join either New York or California in one of the ongoing lawsuits against the federal government.
May 22, 2018
Heritage Book Cover
Since the 1960s, the U.S. has seen a number of African-American athletes who have been willing to express their political views — views that were often considered out of the mainstream or controversial.
May 22, 2018
Best Before Book Cover
When you think about processed foods, you probably think about Cheetos or Doritos — the kinds of foods that you might not really know what’s in them. But processed foods aren’t all bad, according to biologist and science writer Nicola Temple.
May 22, 2018
whole foods logo
Amazon Prime members will soon have a new reason to shop at Whole Foods. The online giant says it’ll start giving Prime customers discounts at the grocer.
May 22, 2018

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