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Journalists roundtable, Florence prison closure, treating chronic pain

Jan 24, 2020 Plus, a former inmate discusses challenges of transitioning from prison.

Town of Florence assessing impact of possible prison closure

Jan 24, 2020 About 10% of the town budget is tied to the Florence State Prison.

Official: Oft-delayed Sonoran highway project expected this spring

Jan 24, 2020 A transportation official says completion of the highway is a couple months away, despite repeated delays to the project.

Despite distracted-driving law, Arizona still ranks low on highway safety

Jan 24, 2020 Some officials took issue with the report, which said the state is lacking recommended traffic safety laws.

Raytheon's growth and future in Tucson

Jan 24, 2020 Also, a security expert discusses the missile-maker's role in the defense industry.

Opinions mixed on roll-out of new federal water rule

Jan 23, 2020 The Trump administration released its final rule Thursday redefining which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act.

Scientists explain how stress can turn hair gray

Jan 23, 2020 A study examines how stress response can impact stem cells that act as a sort of color reserve for hair.

Climate change, and our response to it, is making life hard for desert tortoises

Jan 23, 2020 Tortoises are being hit with a one-two punch of energy projects springing up in a desert that is getting hotter and drier.

Communities affected by mining spill win case in Mexico's Supreme Court

Jan 22, 2020 The decision granted protection to Sonora River Valley residents seeking remediation following a 2014 Grupo México toxic mine spill.

Last year was Mexico’s most violent; Sonora saw biggest jump in murder

Jan 22, 2020 The northern Mexican state stood out with the largest year-to-year increase in registered murder victims.

How grasshoppers deal with blood rushing to their heads

Jan 21, 2020 A new study sheds light on how insects deal with gravity when they're upside down or sideways.

Native American veterans still struggling to get the health care they were promised

Jan 21, 2020 Some Native American vets seeking treatment face geographical barriers, confusing bureaucracy and lack of cultural understanding.

UA students forge connection with Navajo Nation in engineering project

Jan 21, 2020 Program focuses on finding food, energy and water solutions that can be deployed in rural Arizona.

UA researcher studies how exercise and stress impact the immune system

Jan 21, 2020 Richard Simpson says exercise habits and stress can release the same hormones, with different effects.

Arizona’s Democratic legislative leaders on goals for new session

Jan 17, 2020 A discussion with House minority leader Charlene Fernandez and Senate minority leader David Bradley.

Arizona’s Republican legislative leaders on goals for new session

Jan 17, 2020 A discussion with House Speaker Rusty Bowers and Senate President Karen Fann.

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