March 2019

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There’s been an increase in manufacturing jobs in the Unites States over the past several years. In fact, 2018 was the best year for job growth in the industry in more than a decade. So what’s behind this upswing?
March 20, 2019
Fort Huachuca
On Tuesday, the Pentagon released a list of potential cuts, including $148 million worth of upgrades and construction at four Arizona bases, affecting the Navy, Air Force, Army and Army National Guard.
March 20, 2019
height is blight poster
"Height is blight." That is the rallying cry behind a group of homeowners campaign to stop construction of a 12-story $75 million tower in central Phoenix. They say this type of development will fundamentally alter their neighborhood. But proponents of the development on Seventh Street and Thomas Road say it will boost property values and tax revenue for the local school district. <br><small><b>→ <a href="http://kjzz.org/content/766371/phoenix-country-club-becomes-battleground-over-development" target="blank">The Arguments For And Against Phoenix County Club High-Rise Project</a></small></b>
March 20, 2019
house made out of money
No state in the U.S. has an adequate supply of affordable rental housing for extremely low income renters, according to numbers from the National Low Income Housing Coalition released last week.
March 19, 2019
sister kathleen clark
Arizona boasts of many women who’ve made history both here and on the national stage. It’s easy to name the Sandra Day O'Connors and Rose Moffords — but what about those who are lesser known?
March 19, 2019
child getting a shot
Scientists have found that if you repeat a statement enough times, people will start to believe it, which could shed some light on the current crisis we’re seeing around vaccinations in this country.
March 19, 2019
basketball hoop
Last month, Duke University’s freshman superstar men’s basketball player Zion Williamson did something that most of us had never seen. It wasn’t a 360 dunk or a halfcourt swish. He slipped and twisted his knee because his left shoe quite literally came apart.
March 19, 2019
sister kathleen clark
In the series, Women of the West, we explore stories of Arizona women who helped shape their communities and our state’s history. One of those women was Sister Kathleen Clark, who established the first child crisis nursery in the country — Casa de los Niños — in Tucson in 1973.
March 19, 2019
Erin and Ben Napier
The stars of HGTV’s “Home Town” certainly love the beauty of historic homes in the small town of Laurel, Mississippi, where they do their televised renovations. But for them, it’s more about community than refurbished cabinets.
March 19, 2019
Phoenix Mountains
Maricopa County is the healthiest county in Arizona, according to new data released on Tuesday. The 2019 County Health Rankings Report also found Apache the least healthy county in the state.
March 19, 2019

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