October 2018

Craig Harris
A former archaeologist for the State Parks Department has expressed concerns that the agency wasn’t careful when it came to working on a number of cabins and trails. And he believes that has caused considerable damage — including damage to one site that is 12,000 years old.
October 31, 2018
American Flag With Money
Arizona Public Service has spent more than $30 million on the campaign to defeat Prop 127, which would increase the state’s renewable energy standard. But that ballot measure isn’t the only place APS is spending political money.
October 31, 2018
2018 Ballot Prop 127
Most of Arizona’s 3.7 million voters elect to receive their ballot by mail. An empty ballot is sent to each voter, and the voter fills it out and drops it back in their mailbox. Simple. But the envelope doesn’t immediately get dropped into a ballot box, it has to be validated first.
October 31, 2018
waymo car
You can see autonomous vehicles being tested on Phoenix-area roadways, and more are expected to be on the roads in the coming months. But, what are the safety guidelines for those cars?
October 31, 2018
Phoenix has light rail as well as bus service to get people around town. But the way this city has been built and designed the automobile dominates how we move from Point A to Point B. But could all of that change when autonomous cars take over the roads?
October 31, 2018
downtown Phoenix
Downtown Phoenix is much different now than it was three decades ago, and it continues to change, as new development projects continue to come online. The Arizona Republic has been looking into those changes, both good and less good, and how they happened, in a new series.
October 31, 2018
Carmen and Zarco Guerrero.
We all know Oct. 31 is Halloween, but it’s also the start of the festival of the Day of the Dead. But it’s focus is not really on the dead. If you ask Carmen and Zarco Guerrero, it’s a celebration of life.
October 31, 2018
School Desks Sit Empty
A state report has found lax oversight continues to allow parents to misspend money from Empowerment Scholarship Accounts meant to support their child’s education.
October 30, 2018
Mahak Naiwal of New Delhi
"This Is 18" is a new project from the New York Times that explores that question from the point of view of 18-year-old young women all around the world. The result is a moving portrait of what it means to be 18 years old around the world today.
October 30, 2018
tax form
A three-judge panel of the 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals is considering a challenge to the parsonage exemption. Basically, it allows members of the clergy to exempt the value of their home from income if that home is provided by their employer.
October 30, 2018

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