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Delta pilots oppose big regional jets, could be issue for Embraer, Mitsubishi

MONTREAL Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) pilots are expected to keep existing rules in their new labor contract that prevent the U.S. No. 2 carrie…

Published: November 25, 2016 - 7:28 pm @ http://www.reuters.com/article/us-delta-air-union-…

Signs That the Car-Share Industry Is Losing Steam

Back in 2013, when Avis purchased Zipcar, car-share seemed like the wave of the future. But is the industry already peaking? David Levinson, a…

Published: November 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/11/23/signs-that-t…

Women's March on Washington Rally to Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

Saturday, January 21, 2017 Shuttles to Washington, District of Columbia Transportation to the march from Lincoln Memorial to the White House o…

Published: November 23, 2016 - 1:59 pm @ http://rallybus.net/Booking/Event/womens-march-on-…

The Silent Epidemic: Families of Traffic Violence Victims Speak Out

Sunday was the Day of Remembrance for Victims of Traffic Violence, which memorializes people killed in traffic. In 2016, traffic deaths in Ame…

Published: November 22, 2016 - 2:17 pm @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/11/22/the-silent-e…

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

CBS News anchor Scott Pelley receives the 2016 Cronkite Award from ASU Provost Mark Searle. Photo by Ashley LoweryScott Pelley, the award-winn…

Published: November 21, 2016 - 5:06 pm @ https://cronkite.asu.edu/news-and-events/news/cbs-…

Articles: Let’s Talk Turkey: Free Speech in an Autocratic Era

A. The Alternate Universe of the Europeans and the Domestic Academies In increasingly lawless Europe they are criminalizing objections to the …

Published: November 20, 2016 - 7:26 pm @ http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/11/le…

The Future of Transit Fares: Less Cash, More Trust, Faster Service

We have the technology right now to revolutionize transit fare payment in ways that make transit systems faster and more user-friendly, via fe…

Published: November 18, 2016 - 6:54 am @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/11/17/the-future-o…

Valley school districts recognize need for school nurses

By Natalie Tarangioli | Cronkite News PHOENIX – School nurses do more than bandage scraped knees – they often provide a lifeline to student’s …

Published: November 18, 2016 - 6:53 am @ https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2016/11/17/school-n…

Electoral College Names: Who Are the Electors Who Will Vote for President?

Hillary Clinton may have won the popular vote, but Donald Trump won the electoral college and will be President of the United States. But mill…

Published: November 15, 2016 - 2:48 pm @ http://heavy.com/news/2016/11/electoral-college-na…

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Sossaman Family

By Arizona Farm Bureau’s Communication, Ag Education and Marketing Director Julie Murphree: Where to begin with this farm family. Their farm h…

Published: November 15, 2016 - 6:43 am @ http://info.azfb.org/blog/meet-arizona-agriculture…

Architects Reject AIA’s Call to “Work With” Trump

Architects around the country are speaking out against the American Institute of Architects after the professional organization made a post-el…

Published: November 14, 2016 - 2:28 pm @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/11/14/architects-r…

Jim James

With: Twin Limb Boston, MA QUESTIONS?  PLEASE CONTACT WONDERFUL UNION SUPPORT More Details With: Twin Limb Boston, MA QUESTIONS?  PLEASE CONTA…

Published: November 14, 2016 - 2:27 pm @ http://jimjames.com/events

Campaign Finance Laws Poised for Rollback Under Trump

President-elect Donald Trump could find common ground with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in efforts to overhaul political mon…

Published: November 14, 2016 - 10:56 am @ http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/campaign-fin…

Why Did Arizona Just Say No to Marijuana Legalization in 2016?

Ray Stern A A Marijuana legalization has apparently failed in Arizona, with uncounted votes unlikely to turn the defeat into victory as they d…

Published: November 12, 2016 - 6:50 am @ http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/why-did-arizon…

Arizona soldier mentioned at national Veterans Day observance

WASHINGTON (KPHO/KTVK) - A local inspirational wounded warrior who has developed a personal relationship with President Obama was mentioned du…

Published: November 11, 2016 - 2:42 pm @ http://www.cbs5az.com/story/33688945/arizona-soldi…

2016 Digital Cities: Winners Focus on Transparency, Security, Infrastructure

The 2016 Digital Cities Survey results are in. Dozens of cities were selected by a judging panel at the Center for Digital Government as the m…

Published: November 10, 2016 - 9:27 am @ http://www.govtech.com/dc/articles/Digital-Cities-…

Here’s some advice for you, President Trump, from scientists

The voters have chosen Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States. So now it’s time for scientists to share their thoughts wit…

Published: November 9, 2016 - 9:46 am @ http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/11/here-s-some…

Milwaukee Is Claiming Its Excess Street Space for Bicycling

Milwaukee has shrunk since the 1960s, when its population was about 19 percent bigger than today, leaving the city with a lot of excess road c…

Published: November 8, 2016 - 8:33 am @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/11/07/milwaukee-is…

These are the three worst prosecutors up for election tomorrow

Bill Montgomery in Maricopa County, Arizona Fighting to maintain racially-biased marijuana prohibition As we previously reported, Montgomery i…

Published: November 8, 2016 - 8:32 am @ http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/11/7/1592807/-T…

It's Not Your Imagination: Early Voting Took A Really Long Time In Some Places

Voters and election officials across the country reported long wait times for early voting in the lead-up to Tuesday’s election. From Boston t…

Published: November 8, 2016 - 3:01 am @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/early-voting-l…

These are the three worst prosecutors up for election tomorrow

Bill Montgomery in Maricopa County, Arizona Fighting to maintain racially-biased marijuana prohibition As we previously reported, Montgomery i…

Published: November 7, 2016 - 7:27 pm @ http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/11/07/1592807/-…

Arizona Agriculture's Veterans: In Great Company

Today’s modern U.S. military is no exception. You can find countless examples in our own Arizona Farm Bureau. As Veterans Day nears this Novem…

Published: November 7, 2016 - 4:26 pm @ http://info.azfb.org/blog/arizona-agricultures-vet…

ASU's Secret Garden finds its place in campus lore

"A" Mountain. Palm Walk. The Memorial Union. Arizona State University is filled with unique and iconic locations on its Tempe campus, but ther…

Published: November 6, 2016 - 6:15 pm @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/arizona/asus-secr…

The Final Stretch: The Chaotic Super PACs Supporting Donald Trump

font size decrease font size increase font size Print During the primaries, Donald Trump denounced super PACs and boasted that he was self-fun…

Published: November 5, 2016 - 8:34 pm @ http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/38234-the-final…

OneAmerica - Timeline

See more of OneAmerica by logging into FacebookMessage this Page, learn about upcoming events and more. If you don't have a Facebook account, …

Published: November 5, 2016 - 9:29 am @ https://www.facebook.com/weareoneamerica/videos/11…

How the Accommodations We Make for Cars Impose Huge Costs on Cities

Wide highways, big parking lots, dangerous intersections designed for speed — there are a lot of downsides to all this car-centric infrastruct…

Published: November 4, 2016 - 5:54 pm @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/11/04/how-the-acco…

Kaine speaks with Latino voters ahead of Tuesday

By Alejandro Barahona | Cronkite News MARYVALE – “Todos somos Americanos:” We’re all Americans. With those words, Democratic vice presidential…

Published: November 4, 2016 - 2:22 pm @ https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2016/11/03/vp-nomin…

BLOG: RB's Stage 32 News, Notes, Discussions and Other Fun Stuff (November 4, 2016)

Entrepreneur Magazine Names Stage 32 One of the Top 360 Privately Held Companies in America! - We want to share a really cool piece of news wi…

Published: November 4, 2016 - 10:50 am @ https://www.stage32.com/blog/RBs-Stage-32-News-Not…

Tim Kaine en español: The Democratic veep nominee leans heavily on Latino turnout in Arizona

PHOENIX — One day after Hillary Clinton rallied Arizona Democrats in Tempe, her running mate Tim Kaine came to Maryvale, a predominantly Latin…

Published: November 4, 2016 - 10:20 am @ http://www.salon.com/2016/11/04/tim-kaine-en-espan…

The Urgency of the Lesser Evil

Forget the Grand Canyon, the snow birds, the Navajo Nation, the golf courses, spring break at Lake Havasu, Monument Valley, and earth’s larges…

Published: November 4, 2016 - 7:19 am @ http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/1…

Clinton: 'Do any of us have a place in Trump’s America?'

WINTERVILLE, N.C. — Hillary Clinton is making a major attempt to drive up African-American turnout in the campaign's closing days, warning tha…

Published: November 3, 2016 - 9:12 pm @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/electi…

Clinton says Trump wants to 'undo marriage equality'

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump in a campaign speech of wanting to reverse the landmark 2015 Supreme Cour…

Published: November 3, 2016 - 2:56 pm @ http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements…

10 Nerdy Things to Do in November in Metro Phoenix

Lauren Cusimano A A Vintage toys, book talks, and a live orchestra performing the music of The Legend of Zelda? November in Phoenix is looking…

Published: November 3, 2016 - 2:25 pm @ http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/10-nerdy-thing…

At ASU, Hillary Clinton trumpets value of inclusion

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton promoted a message of inclusiveness during a speech to more than 10,000 people at Arizona Stat…

Published: November 3, 2016 - 11:54 am @ https://asunow.asu.edu/20161102-asu-news-asu-hilla…

The 10-Year Crusade to Reinvent Politics in the Grand Canyon State

Ordinary working people, especially the young and people of color, have been so much and for so long exploited in Arizona that for many, labor…

Published: November 3, 2016 - 9:23 am @ https://www.thenation.com/article/the-10-year-crus…

Brightcove moves into ASU SkySong innovation center in Scottsdale

SkySong, the Arizona State University Scottsdale Innovation Center, will welcome a prominent new tenant to its newest office building.

Published: November 2, 2016 - 2:19 pm @ http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/news/brightco…

Legal Shadows Hang Over Massive Merger Between FanDuel and DraftKings

Now that the two largest online daily fantasy sports sites are back in the news—nearing a deal to merge into a company drawing $100 million in…

Published: November 2, 2016 - 10:46 am @ http://fortune.com/2016/11/02/fanduel-draftkings-m…

Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire Coming to a Store Near You!

Last year Barnes & Noble threw a Mini Maker Faire in each of its stores and this year they’ll be doing it again! This weekend, November 5t…

Published: November 2, 2016 - 8:15 am @ http://makezine.com/2016/11/02/barnes-noble-mini-m…

California group buys second ‘Arizona Republic’ distribution center

An Arizona Republic distribution building in north Phoenix has sold for $4.5 million. The sale translates to into a $127.37 per foot price for…

Published: November 1, 2016 - 5:37 pm @ http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2016/11/01…

Pedestrian Shaming — an Annual Rite of Halloween

More pedestrians are killed on Halloween than any other day of the year — by far. The conclusion that transportation agencies all over the cou…

Published: November 1, 2016 - 10:32 am @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/11/01/pedestrian-s…

Will D.C. Metro Fall Into a Transit Death Spiral?

The situation unfolding for transit riders in Washington, DC, is scary. Few American cities rely on transit more than DC, but the system seems…

Published: October 31, 2016 - 10:34 pm @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/10/31/will-d-c-met…

Marijuana supporters go to battle against prosecutors with ‘reefer madness’

In 2013, the Welton family of Mesa, Arizona finally found the right treatment for their 5-year-old son, Zander, who experienced violent seizur…

Published: October 31, 2016 - 4:43 pm @ https://thinkprogress.org/reefer-madness-2016-f8c88e986819

US election 2016: Hillary Clinton's bid for Republican stronghold

If Hillary Clinton is going to break through the narrow electoral map that has dominated the US presidential landscape for 16 years, some trad…

Published: October 31, 2016 - 2:10 pm @ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-us-2016-37743047

Chelsea Clinton urges students to get political

Chelsea Clinton urged young people at Arizona State University to not only vote this election, but also to consider running for office in the …

Published: October 31, 2016 - 2:12 pm @ https://asunow.asu.edu/20161019-arizona-impact-che…

Susana Sarandon Endorses Prop 205 with Phone Message

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon officially stated she endorses Prop 205 in Arizona to legalize cannabis for those 21 and older, the Campa…

Published: October 31, 2016 - 7:39 am @ https://www.theweedblog.com/susan-sarandon-endorse…


How the Plastics Industry Is Trying to Fool Voters into Ending Bans on Shopping Bags

Sixty percent of polled Californians say they support a plastic bag ban. When the tiny, picturesque community of Bisbee, Arizona, decided to b…

Published: October 30, 2016 - 5:05 pm @ http://www.alternet.org/environment/plastic-bag-lobby

High Time for Common Sense

Businesses typically spend heavily to defend themselves against state ballot initiatives that boost taxes or increase regulations. This year, …

Published: October 30, 2016 - 3:27 am @ http://www.city-journal.org/html/high-time-common-…


Climate Change Expected To Hit Arizona At Higher Intensity

Published: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:06amUpdated: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:05am Climate change explains cooler winters and hott…

Published: December 8, 2016 - 11:23 am @ http://kjzz.org/content/405400/climate-change-expe…

Water main breaks in Phoenix: Track recent incidents in Valley

PHOENIX - There has been a recent flood of water main breaks in Phoenix.

Published: December 7, 2016 - 10:40 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…

City Of Tucson And Arizona Enter Into Legal Fight

Published: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 6:23pm

Published: December 7, 2016 - 10:10 am @ http://kjzz.org/content/405038/city-tucson-and-ari…

Arizona Cardinals' David Johnson named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

The legend of David Johnson continues to grow. Wednesday, the second-year running back was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his …

Published: December 7, 2016 - 8:37 am @ http://arizonasports.com/story/954431/arizona-card…

Fire breaks out at North Phoenix Guitar Center overnight

PHOENIX - A fire called out overnight at a Guitar Center in Phoenix was upgraded to a 2nd alarm.

Published: December 7, 2016 - 5:33 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/nor…

Puppy found buried alive in Tucson dies despite veterinary care

TUCSON, AZ - The Sanctuary Project is looking for anyone who might have information regarding a puppy that was found buried alive on the east …

Published: December 6, 2016 - 9:48 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-central-southern-…

No. 18 Purdue dominates Arizona State in Jimmy V Classic

NEW YORK (AP) — Isaac Haas and Vincent Edwards were both 6 of 9 from the field and had 16 points on Tuesday night as No. 18 Purdue dominated A…

Published: December 6, 2016 - 9:17 pm @ http://collegebasketball.ap.org/article/no-18-purd…


Police searching for burglar in downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ - Police are searching for a burglar in downtown Phoenix.

Published: December 6, 2016 - 4:09 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…

Attorney General: Tucson must stop destroying seized guns

TUCSON - The Arizona Attorney General's Office says Tucson must stop destroying guns that have been turned over to police.

Published: December 6, 2016 - 10:01 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-central-southern-…

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