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Where are the most aggressive drivers in America?

Posted by   /  June 18, 2018  /  Featured News, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Ryan Crowe | Automatic Transmissions Can we just take a second and talk about sending a care package full of Honolulu Chill Pills to Arizona? If we all chip in, as a country, I think we can really do some good in The Grand Canyon State. Phoenicians are the most aggressive on highways and […]

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See what Arizona’s universities are building with millions in new money from the state

Posted by   /  June 18, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Rachel Leingang | Arizona Republic Arizona universities have broken ground on millions of dollars in building renovations financed by the first installment of a 25-year, state-funded, capital-improvement plan. The plan, pushed by Gov. Doug Ducey last year, amounts to $1 billion over its lifetime. Universities will match these funds from their own budgets, allowing for […]

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Colorado River drought contingency plan stalled

Posted by   /  June 17, 2018  /  Featured News, Water  /  No Comments

By Gary Pitzer | Water Education Foundation It’s high-stakes time in Arizona. The state that depends on the Colorado River to help supply its cities and farms — and is first in line to absorb a shortage — is seeking a unified plan for water supply management to join its Lower Basin neighbors, California and […]

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Ariz. city makes list of 50 worst

Posted by   /  June 14, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Samuel Stebbins and Evan Comen, 24/7 Wall Street Where Americans live can have a considerable impact on their quality of life. In some U.S. cities, everyday comfort and happiness is much harder to attain than in others. Quality of life is subjective, and difficult to measure. Still, there is a wide range of quantifiable […]

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Arizona voters strongly support measure to tax rich for education

Posted by   /  June 8, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

KTAR News 92.3 FM continues to cover education in Arizona. This week’s focus is on “The Changing Face of the Arizona Teacher.” By Griselda Zetino | KTAR A proposed ballot measure that would tax the wealthy to fund public schools has strong support from Arizona voters, a new poll found. The poll by FM3 Research, […]

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Arizona in top tier of states with healthy economies

Posted by   /  June 4, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Adam McCann | WalletHub U.S. economic growth depends heavily on the performance of individual states. But some contribute more than others. California, for instance, blossomed in 2017 as the fifth largest economy in the world, boasting a GDP larger than that of countries like the U.K., France and India. Meanwhile, Alaska, a state with […]

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Here comes the sun

Posted by   /  June 4, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Keridwen Cornelius | Phoenix Magazine Arizona’s bright days and balmy nights have lured generations of Americans. But will our ever-hotter and longer summers spoil the party? In the final feature of our Five Cs series, we explore ways people are trying to cool our cities and harness the power of our climate. This summer, try […]

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Hundreds of candidates have filed for Arizona seats in Congress, state government and Legislature

Posted by   /  May 31, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Official filing deadline was Wednesday By Phil Riske| Senior Reporter/Writer Turmoil in the Nation’s Capitol has prompted a record number of candidates for the U.S. House and Senate, 52 of them for Arizona’s seats. Here is the official list. Related: Martha McSally heads opioid hearing in Phoenix; Kyrsten Sinema leaves it early GOP hopes of […]

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Clean energy campaign files complaint against 2 Arizona lawmakers

Posted by   /  May 30, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Abdel Jimenez | Phoenix Business Journal The initiative campaign advocating for clean energy sent out a complaint on May 15 to two Arizona Republicans claiming they filed false documents, committed perjury and for abuse of process. The Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona campaign is asking the Arizona Secretary of State and Attorney General’s offices […]

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The high and low points of seniors’ health in Arizona

Posted by   /  May 28, 2018  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

State ranks 10th in nursing home quality By Carmen Duarte Arizona Daily Star Arizona ranked 31st out of 50 states in the health and well-being of seniors in a newly released report by the nonprofit United Health Foundation. The state dropped eight spots from last year, when it was ranked 23rd in America’s Health Rankings […]

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