Monthly Archives: May 2019

Do’s And Don’ts Of Summer Recycling

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The average American produces about 4.4 pounds of garbage each day according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Now that summer is upon us, there can be some seasonal items that may open up recycling questions. Waste Management has a friendly reminder on what is and is not considered recyclable. Billy Faultner, Waste Management district... Read More

New Voting Laws Impacting Arizona Primaries

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Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation last week that would allow Arizona voters to vote in the primary sooner. Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday in August. That’s three weeks sooner than the current measure. Those against the bill say it would give too much campaign time for the general election, and that... Read More

Startup To Commercialize Blood Test For Most Major Cancers

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When testing for such as lung cancer disease, doctors know that tissue biopsies are necessary and potentially life-saving, though the procedures used to gather tissue can lead to dangerous complications, from bleeding to lung collapse. To lower the need for invasive procedures, researchers at the University of Arizona developed a new blood test that... Read More

Maricopa County Library District To Nix Late Fees

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No longer will you have to worry about overdue books and late fees when visiting the library. The Maricopa County Library District recently announced it will waive late fees and no longer charge for overdue books. “By eliminating overdue fines, more people can use library materials and services without the fear of incurring fines... Read More

Teen activists energize climate action at town hall

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For years, climate change and environmental issues have proved to be the human rights puzzle that politicians and scientists have yet to solve. However, Greta Thunberg, a fervent student climate activist from Sweden, decided to take a stand against this period of inefficiency and staged a strike by walking out of school and demanding... Read More

Phoenix proclaims May 25 Dennis O’Neil Day to honor ‘Batman’ comic book writer

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The City of Phoenix in partnership with Square Egg Entertainment proclaimed May 25 as “Denny O’Neil Day” after the prolific comic writer. O’Neil was presented with the proclamation and featured as the guest of honor at this year’s Phoenix Fan Fusion event for his philanthropic work with Hero Initiative. As a central figure in... Read More