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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…

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…

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

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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-…



What If Climate Hawks Fought Dirty Highways Like They Fight Dirty Energy?

American climate activists’ single biggest achievement in recent years was the defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline. Nothing has unified and ene…

Published: October 28, 2016 - 9:09 am @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/10/28/what-if-clim…

Will State DOTs Follow Through on Their Goals for Zero Traffic Deaths?

State DOTs aren’t known for setting ambitious street safety goals. They’re usually more interested in moving traffic than saving lives. But it…

Published: October 27, 2016 - 5:02 pm @ http://www.streetsblog.net/2016/10/27/will-state-d…

The importance of bike safety

For Trisalyn Nelson, inspiration hit when the oncoming car almost did. One day in 2014, Nelson was cycling on her way back from work at the Sp…

Published: October 27, 2016 - 4:32 pm @ https://asunow.asu.edu/20161021-arizona-impact-imp…

Ballot Bullies: Plastics Lobby Hopes Voters Will Unban Its Bags

When the tiny, picturesque community of Bisbee, Arizona, decided to ban single-use plastic bags in 2014, leaders in the plastics industry worr…

Published: October 27, 2016 - 7:28 am @ http://capitalandmain.com/ballot-bullies-plastics-…

Phoenix home to be featured on ABC's 'Great Christmas Light Fight'

PHOENIX — With the tryptophan fully out of everyone’s system, it’s time to shift our focus toward bright lights and something a bit more jolly…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 6:54 am @ http://ktar.com/story/1377821/phoenix-home-to-be-f…

Air Force to meet South Alabama in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - It's South Alabama versus the Air Force Academy in the second annual Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl on December 30. The Cade…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 8:12 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/sports/air-force-to-meet-sout…

Phoenix artists sue to ward off Anti-Christian witch-hunt

report this ad The LGBT mob must be making up for losing the election to Trump by going after more Christians for sport, because that’s what i…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 7:42 pm @ http://therightscoop.com/phoenix-artists-sue-ward-…

2nd Arizona Bowl teams announced

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Published: December 4, 2016 - 2:06 pm @ http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/33863644/2nd-ar…

Native American group to hold rally outside University of Phoenix Stadium

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Rally Against Native Mascots (AzRally) will be marching outside the University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 1:35 pm @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/native-ame…

Phoenix police looking for two young girls who went missing after leaving a sleepover

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department is looking for two young girls who went missing after leaving a sleepover Saturday night.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 9:33 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…

How the Mayor of Phoenix Plans to Take On Trump

Forgive Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton if he feels caught in a crossfire.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 3:29 am @ https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/…



One dead, three injured after rollover crash in north Phoenix

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Fire Department says one person has died and three others are in critical condition after a crash Saturday morning.

Published: December 3, 2016 - 2:47 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/nor…

The Best Restaurants in America

"Best" is the most subjective word in the English language, and narrowing down this group is as grueling as it is exhilarating. Of course thes…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 9:59 am @ http://www.eater.com/2016/12/5/13492700/best-resta…

Contenders, picks for key jobs in Trump's administration

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a presidential rival-turned-supporter to s…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 9:58 am @ http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-staff-…

Get Ready for a Week of ‘Fake News’ Hysteria

From the first Morning Jolt of the week: Get Ready for a Week of ‘Fake News’ Hysteria Brace yourselves. In the coming days, we’re going to hea…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:24 am @ http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/442758/get-re…

Key Events In The Coming Weeks: Italy Aftermath, ECB, ISM, Consumer Confidence

by Tyler Durden Dec 5, 2016 8:43 AM The key economic releases this week are ISM non-manufacturing on Monday and University of Michigan consume…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:23 am @ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-05/key-event…

Japan Prime Minister Abe To Visit Pearl Harbor, A First For A Japanese Leader

by Tyler Durden Dec 5, 2016 7:02 AM In another sign that conventional diplomatic protocol is changing on a daily basis, on Monday Japanese Pri…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 5:54 am @ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-05/japan-pri…

Dang It Gold’s Supposed to Go Up! (Report 4 December, 2016)

by Monetary Metals Dec 5, 2016 1:22 AM We’ve gone through a succession of events and processes that were supposed to make gold go up. The foll…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 12:11 am @ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-05/dang-it-g…

Vandals target Middle Eastern bakery; community rallies to help

PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) - A Phoenix bakery has been targeted by vandals twice in the past few weeks. And now, the community is rallying to support…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 10:15 pm @ http://www.cbs5az.com/story/33865235/vandals-targe…

Residents rally to support Middle Eastern bakery targeted by vandals

PHOENIX - A local bakery that was vandalized has some neighbors thinking it could be more than just a property crime.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 9:14 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…



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The Best Restaurants in America

"Best" is the most subjective word in the English language, and narrowing down this group is as grueling as it is exhilarating. Of course thes…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 9:59 am @ http://www.eater.com/2016/12/5/13492700/best-resta…

Contenders, picks for key jobs in Trump's administration

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a presidential rival-turned-supporter to s…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 9:58 am @ http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-staff-…

HIV up in Arizona minorities; rate comparable to 1990

PHOENIX - Fifteen quilt panels are on display at the Parsons Center for Health and Wellness, representing the lives lost over the years to AID…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 9:53 am @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/hiv-up-in-…

Recruiting: Arizona still after 4-star cornerbacks Thomas Graham, Jaylon Redd

The Arizona Wildcats were dealt a blow on the recruiting front on Sunday night, but Arizona's coaches don't plan to let it linger. Four-star a…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 8:54 am @ http://tucson.com/sports/arizonawildcats/football/…

Mapping the Uneven Benefits of Electric Vehicles

If you only listened to electric-vehicle evangelists like Elon Musk, Boris Johnson, or Justin Bieber, you might think EVs were the most eco-fr…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:55 am @ http://www.citylab.com/commute/2016/12/the-surpris…

'I trusted them fully': Man, 92, says own children took his millions

Pete Stoopnikoff, 92, was a self-made millionaire, but now he says he can't afford to put gas in his car because two of his children took near…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:54 am @ http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/sen…

Lucid Motors to build electric vehicle plant in Arizona

California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors just announced plans to build an assembly plant in Arizona. Lucid expects construction …

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:51 am @ http://inhabitat.com/lucid-motors-to-build-electri…

Bud Selig elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

National Harbor, Md. – Bud Selig, who evolved from a young, avid fan to founding owner of the Milwaukee Brewers to consensus-building commissi…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:52 am @ http://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/mlb/brewers/2…

Fake Cowboys and Real Indians

For most of this past week, a winter storm has lashed at the North Dakota prairie camp where the Standing Rock Sioux are making a stand to kee…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:24 am @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/opinion/fake-cow…

Get Ready for a Week of ‘Fake News’ Hysteria

From the first Morning Jolt of the week: Get Ready for a Week of ‘Fake News’ Hysteria Brace yourselves. In the coming days, we’re going to hea…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:24 am @ http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/442758/get-re…

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