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Tempe Company Reveals Design For 3D-Printed, Highway-Ready Car
Officials with Local Motors in Tempe said the first vehicles should be available to consumers and on the road by 2016.
July 7, 2015
Spring Runoff Doubles From 2014 For Salt, Verde Watersheds
Water officials are closing the books on the spring runoff season for the watersheds that feed much of Central Arizona.
July 7, 2015
4FRI Project Will Soon Accelerate Forest Clearing
A plan to thin Arizona forests is moving forward. The Four Forest Restoration Initiative is going to be accelerating in the next few months, despite some shifts in control.
July 7, 2015
ASUs First MOOC Teaches Media Literacy To The World
Arizona State University has launched its first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, on media literacy. According to ASU, the course is one of the first of its kind offered by a major journalism program.
July 7, 2015
Arizona Officials: Feeding Wild Animals Can Be Dangerous
Two children sustained minor injuries at Hualapai Mountain Park after a herd of elk seeking food surrounded their picnic table last week.
July 7, 2015
Multiple Investigations Surrounding The State Prison In Kingman
The Department of Corrections is investigating the state prison in Kingman. The complex was the site of multiple riots last weekend that injured officers, inmates and forced the relocation of more than a third of the prisoners.
July 7, 2015
Arizona Lawsuit Challenges Indian Child Welfare Act
A new lawsuit is fighting a federal law that gives preference to tribal families in the adoptions of Native American children. The Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Tuesday.
July 7, 2015
Court Upholds Most Of Arizonas Ethnic Studies Law
The law that banned a Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson is going back on trial. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals upheld the Arizona education law in large part, but the court did disagree with the lower court’s decision in one area.
July 7, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commissioners Phone To Be Examined This Week For Deleted Texts
A nonprofit watchdog group is days away from getting access to a state utility regulator’s cell phone, which could recover hundreds of deleted text messages that took place during last year’s controversial Arizona Corporation Commission election.
July 7, 2015
Maricopa County Confirms First Case Of West Nile Virus This Season
Maricopa County Health Officials have announced the first confirmed case of West Nile Virus this season.
July 7, 2015
ASU Report Refutes Popular Trillion Smells Study
Last year, a prominent study was released claiming that humans can detect a trillion distinct smells -- but, ASU researchers have called this into question.
July 7, 2015
Phoenix Park Officials Try To Curb Dogs At Echo Canyon
For people who utilize and rely on a service animal, dealing with imposters — people who try to pass off their pet as a service animal — are an unfortunate and all too common occurrence. Now, the City of Phoenix is taking steps to deal with bad actors who visit some of its parks.
July 7, 2015
Lowell Observatory Astronomers Study Pluto’s Atmosphere During Celestial Event
The Discovery Channel Telescope tracked Pluto's position to help SOFIA get into position for the occultation event.
July 7, 2015
Drought Sheds New Light On WWII-Era Wreckage In Lake Mead
Water worries continue to grip the Southwest. But for one business near Lake Mead, the historic drought on the Colorado River is beginning to reveal underwater artifacts that few have ever seen.
July 7, 2015
Cronkite News: Arizonans embark on plebe summer at Naval Academy
They entered the U.S. Naval Academy as individuals, but they were all plebes - freshly shorn of hair and civilian identities - by the end of induction day.
July 6, 2015
Barbara Olachea
Barbara Olachea is a graduate of Alhambra High School, where she covered events for her school newspaper.
July 6, 2015
Forest Service: Drones Interrupting Firefighting Efforts
Officials with the U.S. Forest Service are asking residents to stop flying drones near active wildfires. The unmanned aircraft have become a growing problem for the agency.
July 6, 2015
Supporters Of Save Oak Flat Act Head To DC To Continue Protest
Members of the San Carlos Apache tribe and several of their supporters are headed to Washington D.C. this week to continue their protest against plans to build a copper mine in an area known as Oak Flat.
July 6, 2015
Maricopa Animal Shelters Seeing Spike In Strays After Holiday Weekend
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control said they are seeing more runaway pets after the Fourth of July weekend.
July 6, 2015
Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Has Impact On Health Insurance
The Supreme Court ruling affirming same-sex marriage across the country will have some far-reaching impacts, and one of them involves health insurance.
July 6, 2015

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