November 2018

The border wall in San Diego is composed of bollard style fencing that builds out into the Pacific Ocean.
The first people from the migrant caravan began arriving at the Southern border last week, and while most of the thousands of migrants are still weeks away, President Trump has said he will meet their arrival with some 15,000 troops.
Nov. 19, 2018
"Hopi Runners" by Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert.
The Hopi people have a long history of running, and in his new book, Hopi Runners: Crossing the Terrain Between Indian and American, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert tells the story of some of the Hopi runners who made history in the early 1900’s.
Nov. 19, 2018
Bird scooter
Electric scooters have been popping up across the Valley while cities are still trying to figure out how to regulate dockless bikes. The University of Arizona has banned the scooters on its campus and ASU has the same prohibition in place in Tempe. Scottsdale and the City of Tempe, meanwhile, are allowing them, with some conditions.
Nov. 19, 2018
Tonto National Forest
Arizona State Parks Director Sue Black faced numerous investigations into her management practices during her three-and-half-year appointment by Gov. Doug Ducey. But it was a recent investigation stemming from former department archaeologists’ charges that prompted her firing on Friday.
Nov. 19, 2018
election sign outside burton barr library
Whether the “Blue Wave” actually happened on November 6 may be a matter of semantics. But Democrats did do very well in picking up more than 30 U.S. House seats, reclaiming a majority in that body. What were the factors?
Nov. 19, 2018
The Vaquita's Last Stand
The vaquita marina, or little sea cow, is the most endangered marine mammal in the world, with fewer than 30 left in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. At this critical moment for the nearly-extinct porpoise, activists, scientists and legal fishermen are trying to do everything they can to protect the small porpoise.
Nov. 19, 2018
family walking together
During the depths of the Great Recession and in its aftermath more families chose to live together. But despite a better economy, the trend of multi-generational households is continuing. Research shows that about 10 percent of American kids are living in a three-generation home.
Nov. 16, 2018
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A newly released report has found nearly half of the 806 child deaths last year in Arizona could have been prevented. The Annual Arizona Child Fatality Review Program reports a rise in firearm-related fatalities and suicides.
Nov. 16, 2018
Mesa police vehicle
Security camera footage of Mesa man Robert Johnson — who was unarmed — being punched, kneed and pulled to the ground by 5 Mesa police officers caused an uproar when it was released last summer.
Nov. 16, 2018
walmart store
Walmart, one of the world’s biggest retailers, is looking to downsize its parking lots and turn them into town centers.
Nov. 16, 2018

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