December 2018

University of Arizona students
The University of Arizona is facing two lawsuits alleging gender discrimination. Both suits come from employees of the university.
Dec. 10, 2018
On the international political stage, Britain continues to work to strike a deal on how to leave the European Union.
Dec. 10, 2018
cross religion religious
Last Friday, Jesuits West Province, the Roman Catholic order of priests and brothers representing a service area of 10 Western states including Arizona, released a “List of Jesuits from Jesuits West Province with Credible Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or Vulnerable Adult.”
Dec. 10, 2018
Dark money
There's a controversy swirling around a donation to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s campaign. The largest donation to his re-election campaign — half a million dollars — came from a company called Blue Magnolia, which had been incorporated just a couple weeks before making that donation.
Dec. 10, 2018
tuff rock that can be made into pozzolan
A relatively small mine has been approved to start digging on federal land in Yavapai County. This comes after more than a year of studies and loud public opposition. There were more than 1,000 public comments against the mine. The nearby city of Prescott and the local volunteer fire departments opposed the mine.
Dec. 10, 2018
Tamales
If you’re hungry at all this weekend, it’s your own fault because the Tamale Festival starts Saturday and goes through Sunday, and there will be more tamales than you could eat maybe in your lifetime.
Dec. 7, 2018
Arizona Coyotes on the ice
The National Hockey League has decided to make Seattle its next expansion city, which will lead to the Arizona Coyotes changing divisions in three years — from the Pacific to the Central.
Dec. 7, 2018
Chandler Museum
The city of Chandler in the East Valley was founded in 1891 by Dr. Alexander John Chandler and, for a long time, it was all about farming. But today, the city of more than 250,000 people is a tech hub.
Dec. 7, 2018
Beatrice Deer
For the monthly First Friday Artwalk in downtown Phoenix, the Heard Museum is bringing Canadian Aboriginal musician Beatrice Deer to perform her signature “Inuindie” songs — that’s a mash-up of Inuit, her Native heritage, and indie music.
Dec. 7, 2018
border patrol agent's arm patch
Last week, Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at a group of migrants trying to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico. The incident was roundly criticized, although President Donald Trump and his administration defended the use of tear gas.
Dec. 7, 2018

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