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Americans are on pace to eat more meat per person in 2018 than ever before. That’s despite a push to reduce meat production to curb climate change.
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Yavapai County Mine Approved Despite Public Concern
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.
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Clinic Provides $2M Worth Of Free Dentistry In 2 Days
The 7th annual Dental Mission of Mercy wrapped up Saturday at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. About 2,000 people were provided more than $2 million worth of free dentistry in two days.
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Arizona AG Joins Coalition To Fight Robocalls
A bipartisan group of 40 attorneys general is trying to reduce the amount of annoying or harmful automated or “robocalls” across the country. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined that effort.
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Coyote Fans Breathe Sigh Of Relief After Seattle Expansion
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.
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Chandler Opens New Museum Dedicated To Its Past And Future
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.
Phoenix City To Vote On $230M Suns Arena Renovation
The Phoenix City Council will vote on a $230 million renovation deal that would keep the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.
Phoenix Residents
Some residents who live southwest of downtown Phoenix don’t like the way their community is changing. The Phoenix City Council recently approved plans by Meritage Homes for 180 single-family homes in Laveen
City Council Approves Price Hike To Sky Harbor Restaurants
If holiday travels take you through Sky Harbor this month, it could be the last time you grab a bite or a drink there at the current prices.
What Can Be Done To Prevent Another E. Coli Outbreak?
Just before Thanksgiving, an E. coli outbreak led government officials to announce that romaine lettuce shouldn’t be eaten at all. FDA rules related to agricultural water standards were on the verge of being implemented, but they’ve been pushed back and compliance dates extended.
You are one step closer to being able to hail a self-driving car here in the Valley.
The Takeaway: What Regulations Are Keeping Civilian Drones In Check?
The Federal Aviation Administration requires drone users to register their drones with the agency. But how strict are those regulations and registration rules? And how effective are they?
Closed Hospital In South-Central Arizona To Reopen
A new operator plans to reopen a south-central Arizona hospital that closed in June due to financial struggles.
Higher Food Prices Coming To Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Grabbing a sandwich or drink could soon cost more at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. On Wednesday, the City Council unanimously approved changing the way prices are set.
How To Outsmart A Porch Pirate
As home deliveries rise, mail services are offering customers options to outsmart package thieves. Last year, Amazon reported delivering more than 5 billion packages to its Prime customers
Mesa Mulls Dockless Bike, Scooter Regulations
Valley cities are increasingly looking at new rules for scooters and bicycles you rent with a smartphone. Mesa council told staff this week to draft regulations for the vehicles that could be voted on in early 2019.
Researchers Work To Protect Devices From Cyberattacks
More and more of us have smart TVs, appliances and other devices connected to the Internet of Things. A group of researchers and industry officials in Arizona and elsewhere is working on ways to shore up security on those devices and try to inoculate them from cyberattacks.
Author Tracks The Evolution Of
There was a time when foods like brown rice, yogurt, whole grain bread and of course granola were only found at natural food stores — hippie foods, as some would call them.
A great big howdy! That’s how singer Chelsea Robson and her family have welcomed people to their ranch-turned-dinner theater in Mesa for the past 35 years. Their last show was this Saturday, as the family business wound to a close.
The Takeaway: What Happened At The G20 Summit?
The G20 Summit in Argentina came to a close on Saturday. And although people focused on the awkward stage moment between President Trump and Argentine President Mauricio Macri, there were more important points at hand that was discussed.
Trade Tensions Between U.S. And China Continue
As they attended the G-20 Summit last week, President Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Canada signed a replacement for NAFTA called the USMCA.