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Kerry Rebukes Israel, Calling Settlements a Threat to Peace

His speech was a powerful admonition after years of tension and frustration, with the Obama administration giving public voice to its long-hel…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 1:49 pm @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/28/us/politics/john…

Building Ford’s Next-Generation Autonomous Development Vehicle

By Chris Brewer, Chief Program Engineer, Ford Autonomous Vehicle Development I’m proud to introduce the next-generation Ford Fusion Hybrid aut…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 1:47 pm @ https://medium.com/@ford/building-fords-next-gener…

Sacred Bears Ears and Gold Butte Designated as National Monuments

Tribes and environmental advocates alike applauded President Barack Obama’s designation of the sacred Bears Ears region in Utah, plus Gold But…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 11:48 am @ https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/history/sacr…

With new monuments in Nevada, Utah, Obama adds to his environmental legacy

President Obama on Tuesday created new national monuments in a sacred tribal site in southeastern Utah and in a swath of Nevada desert, after …

Published: December 30, 2016 - 6:39 am @ https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-sci…

With new monuments in Nevada, Utah, Obama adds to his environmental legacy

President Obama on Wednesday created new national monuments in a sacred tribal site in southeastern Utah and in a swath of Nevada desert, afte…

Published: December 29, 2016 - 6:59 pm @ https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-sci…

Massachusetts delays retail sales of recreational marijuana for six months

(Reuters) - Massachusetts lawmakers on Wednesday pushed through a surprise six-month delay in the retail sale of marijuana for recreational us…

Published: December 28, 2016 - 3:53 pm @ http://www.businessinsider.com/r-massachusetts-del…

Massachusetts delays retail sales of marijuana by six months

Massachusetts lawmakers on Wednesday pushed through a surprise six-month delay in the retail sale of marijuana for recreational use, saying th…

Published: December 28, 2016 - 2:50 pm @ http://www.rawstory.com/2016/12/massachusetts-dela…


Air strikes kill 10 children in ISIL-held Deir Az Zor

Air strikes have killed at least 22 people, including 10 children, in an ISIL-held village in eastern Syria, a monitor has said.

Published: December 28, 2016 - 1:50 pm @ http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/12/air-strikes-…

Enphase’s $17M Equity Raise Buys Time but Pressures Stock Price

Can Enphase ramp its sixth-gen microinverter and AC battery before it becomes a sub-$1.00 stock?

Published: December 28, 2016 - 12:17 pm @ https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Enpha…

New Year is second busiest time for lost, stray pets, Maricopa County Animal Care and Control says

PHOENIX - With New Year celebrations fast approaching, it's important to keep the safety of your pets in mind.

Published: December 28, 2016 - 11:46 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…

Ford's new self-driving Fusion almost looks like a regular car

Ford has shown the first images of its new self-driving Fusion Hybrid with a more powerful computer and improved, better-integrated sensors. I…

Published: December 28, 2016 - 10:15 am @ https://www.engadget.com/2016/12/28/ford-self-driv…

Car tech coming to CES: face recognition, holograms, Faraday Future's car and more

Already a staple at the Consumer Electronics Show, car technology will emerge more prominent than ever when the 2017 edition of the show begin…

Published: December 28, 2016 - 8:45 am @ http://siliconangle.com/blog/2016/12/28/car-techno…

ASU to host 43 pianists from around the world in competition next month

Imagine a gathering of 43 exceptional pianists from around the world.

Published: December 27, 2016 - 5:21 pm @ http://www.ahwatukee.com/arts_life/article_0adea01…

SAAR 2017 Board of Directors take office

A celebratory reception Nov. 15 marked the official installation of the 2017 Board of Directors for the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS.

Published: December 27, 2016 - 3:47 pm @ http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/business/saar…

The Gabby: Navy to commission USS Gabrielle Giffords

MOBILE, Ala. — A naval program that has become a target for critics is preparing to commission a new vessel named after a well-known shooting …

Published: December 27, 2016 - 2:46 pm @ http://www.stripes.com/news/us/the-gabby-navy-to-c…


Dakota Access Pipeline Uncertainty Illustrates Broader Concerns For Tribes

"With Trump coming into office, you just can't celebrate," said Laundi Germaine Keepseagle, who is 28 and from the Standing Rock Sioux Reserva…

Published: December 27, 2016 - 8:10 am @ http://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/dakota-access-pi…

Local company heating you up with homemade salsa

MESA, Ariz. - If you are looking for a way to warm up during these cold Arizona days, look no further than the Arizona Spice Company.  

Published: December 27, 2016 - 6:07 am @ http://www.12news.com/mb/news/local/valley/local-c…

Arizona Historical Records Available Online To State Residents

Published: Monday, December 26, 2016 - 8:14am

Published: December 26, 2016 - 11:30 pm @ http://kjzz.org/content/413678/arizona-historical-…



Meet the man who helped take down Joe Arpaio

For years, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio billed himself as “America’s toughest Sheriff.” He took a multi-pronged approach to maintaining …

Published: December 26, 2016 - 2:49 pm @ http://www.rawstory.com/2016/12/meet-the-man-who-h…

Cottage Grove Planning Commission grants permit for cannabis-oil processing facility in downtown

COTTAGE GROVE — An existing medical-marijuana-growing warehouse in Cottage Grove plans to start processing cannabis oil, the city’s developmen…

Published: December 26, 2016 - 4:38 am @ http://registerguard.com/rg/news/local/35115292-75…


Cottage Grove Planning Commission grants permit for cannabis-oil processing facility

COTTAGE GROVE — An existing medical marijuana-­growing warehouse in Cottage Grove plans to start processing cannabis oil, the city’s devel…

Published: December 25, 2016 - 2:20 pm @ http://registerguard.com/rg/news/local/35115292-75…

Uber moves its self-driving cars to Arizona after California revokes registration

Uber moved a fleet of self-driving vehicles to Arizona on Friday after California insisted it comply with local rules — a move that highlights…

Published: December 25, 2016 - 2:22 pm @ http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-t…

Arizona State Judge: Medical Marijuana Law Trumps Federal Control Act

Despite increasing acceptance and legalization of marijuana across the country, there are still dinosaurs that are determined to criminalize a…

Published: December 25, 2016 - 12:49 pm @ https://trofire.com/2016/12/25/arizona-state-judge…

Arizona welcomes Uber’s autonomy: It’s The Daily Crunch

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday our daily guided tour of the biggest tech stories from the past 24 hours will appear here on TechCrunch.com…

Published: December 25, 2016 - 10:17 am @ https://techcrunch.com/2016/12/23/arizona-welcomes…

​Uber snubs California, moves self-driving cars to Arizona

Uber's self-driving cars bid farewell to California.

Published: December 25, 2016 - 9:47 am @ https://www.cnet.com/news/uber-snubs-california-mo…

An Arizona waitress receives a Christmas gift from God

From Phoenix comes a story of good will this Christmas season. It's a story about a woman with child who had an encounter with God in the most…

Published: December 24, 2016 - 11:40 pm @ http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2016/12/24/arizona-…

Muslim In Phoenix Arrested For Plotting Terrorist Midnight Mass-acre Attack On Christmas Eve

Investigators say a Phoenix man was plotting a ‘lone wolf’ attack in support of ISIS.

Published: December 24, 2016 - 9:52 pm @ http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/12/muslim-pho…


Winter storm begins socking Arizona; road closures announced

Update: 4:15 p.m. CLOSED: SR 89A SB is closed at MP 320 west of Prescott Valley due to a crash. #aztraffic

Published: December 24, 2016 - 4:49 pm @ http://www.dcourier.com/news/2016/dec/24/winter-st…

Arizona: Phoenix Muslim arrested plotting attack for ISIS

Source: ISIS sympathizer in Phoenix was plotting a lone wolf attack – ABC15 Arizona

Published: December 24, 2016 - 10:03 am @ https://creepingsharia.wordpress.com/2016/12/24/is…

ISIS in Phoenix Plotting to Attack Midnight Mass and Jewish Community Center

Did this “self avowed jihadi” worship at the same mosque as the jihadis who tried to kill us all at our free speech event in Garland, Texas? T…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 7:30 pm @ http://pamelageller.com/2016/12/isis-phoenix-plott…


Arizona to Welcome Uber Self-Driving Cars

PHOENIX (AP) -- Gov. Doug Ducey plans to welcome the scheduled arrival Friday of Uber self-driving cars as a self-driving truck transports the…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 10:46 am @ http://www.inc.com/associated-press/uber-self-driv…

Governor Ducey Tells Uber 'CA May Not Want You, But AZ Does'

Governor Doug Ducey released the following statement today regarding Uber's decision to move its self-driving cars to Arizona due to Californi…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:43 am @ http://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2016/12/govern…

Phoenix telemarketer charged with 'unlawful solicitations'

PHOENIX - A telemarketer shut down by the federal government was up and running again in Phoenix.

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:39 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/crime/phoenix-telemarket…

Uber moves self-driving pilot program to Arizona after California setback

Uber made a quick decision today to move its self-driving pilot program to Arizona after the California Department of Motor Vehicles shut down…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:38 am @ http://www.autonews.com/article/20161222/OEM06/161…

Uber packs up failed self-driving car trial in California, and moves to Arizona

One week after launching its self-driving pilot program in its home town of San Francisco, Uber is packing up its failed trial and taking its …

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:41 am @ https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/dec/22…


20-megawatt solar energy facility opens east of Tucson

A 20-megawatt solar energy facility has opened east of Tucson.

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:35 am @ http://tucson.com/business/tucson/megawatt-solar-e…


Arizona Votes To Eliminate Net Metering −

December 23rd, 2016 by Steve Hanley

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:31 am @ http://solarlove.org/arizona-votes-eliminate-net-metering/

Regulators scrap net metering in major setback for solar energy in Arizona

Arizona regulators on Tuesday voted to scrap so-called net metering for customers with rooftop solar systems in favor of a lower “export rate,…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:18 am @ http://tucson.com/business/tucson/regulators-scrap…

SunPower completes 20MW PV project in Arizona

SunPower and Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) dedicated a 20MW PV project Wednesday in Cochise County, Arizona, that will g…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:15 am @ http://www.pv-tech.org/news/sunpower-completes-20m…

Land for Lucid Motors Arizona factory will reportedly be paid by tax payers

Officials in Pinal County, Arizona are considering ways to raise the money needed to purchase 500 acres of land near the city of Casa Grande w…

Published: December 21, 2016 - 2:30 pm @ http://www.teslarati.com/land-lucid-motors-arizona…


Gov. Brown Appoints New Public Utility Commissioners to Replace Florio and Sandoval

Martha Guzman Aceves and Clifford Rechtschaffen both come from the governor’s office with strong environmental protection backgrounds. Martha …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:14 am @ https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/gov.-…

Mail truck tips on Mesa street

MESA, Ariz. - A mail truck ended up on its side in a crash Wednesday. Mesa police say a single-vehicle collision left the United States Postal…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:12 am @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/mail-truck…

Creator of the Red Solo Cup dies at 84

FOX 32 NEWS - The creator of the Red Solo Cup died on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at the age of 84. Robert Leo Hulseman lived in Northfield, …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:07 am @ http://www.fox4news.com/trending/225996868-story

Raw sewage bubbles out of ground, Mesa apartment residents fed up

MESA, AZ - People who live at one apartment complex in Mesa said they have a problem that stinks — raw sewage bubbling up out of the ground an…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 6:35 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

Engie: Renewables Could Drag Oil Prices Down To $10 a Barrel

Here are some of the stories we’re reading this morning. Here are some of the stories we’re reading this morning. editors news feed engie The …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 6:04 am @ https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Engie…

$5k reward offered after 23 guns stolen in Mesa

MESA, AZ - A $5,000 reward is being offered in the theft of 23 firearms from a Mesa gun shop earlier this month.  According to the Mesa Police…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 11:53 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

Chandler PD arrest 21-year-old accused of stabbing man

CHANDLER, AZ - Chandler police have arrested a 21-year-old man who they believe stabbed a man multiple times.  According to police, Miguel Ang…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 11:51 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

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Published: December 30, 2016 - 8:49 pm @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=5s&v=erSd5xep30w

Donald Trump’s Top 10 Campaign Moments

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER 1.) “You’re Going To Get So Tired Of Winning” SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER A consistent theme of Donald Trump’s popul…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 6:47 pm @ http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/28…

Man claims police brutality against Mesa officer

MESA, AZ - A Mesa man is claiming police brutality against the Mesa Police Department after he was shoved to the ground while riding his bicyc…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 6:17 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

Christmas trees placed around Phoenix community to support LGBTQ youth

When one thinks of the holidays, it's usually an image of family, friends, love and companionship.

Published: December 25, 2016 - 12:54 pm @ http://www.12news.com/opinion/go-ask-ozzy/christma…

'This is God's money': 9-months-pregnant server gets big tip

The start of 2017 will be a challenging time for Sarah Clark.

Published: December 25, 2016 - 11:53 am @ http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/25/this-is-go…

U.S. university launches tool to show how fake news spreads

NEW YORK Researchers at Indiana University have developed a new tool that shows how fake news and unverified stories spread through social media.

Published: December 24, 2016 - 1:15 pm @ http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-fake-id…



Lenny's Burger to serve 1,000 free meals

PHOENIX - A local business owner decided this year he would take a bite out hunger for Christmas.

Published: December 23, 2016 - 4:58 pm @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/lennys-bur…

"A thousand loving memories:" Readers reflect on Jobot's legacy

As Jobot Coffee and Diner prepares to leave its location on Fifth and Roosevelt streets, the future of the downtown staple is unclear. Owner J…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 11:25 am @ http://downtowndevil.com/2016/12/23/83572/readers-…

Matt’s Big Breakfast opens in Tempe & there are no lines so far

East Valley fans of Matt’s Big Breakfast no longer have to drive all the way to Phoenix for their fix. Last week, the popular breakfast-and-lu…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 10:49 am @ http://mouthbysouthwest.com/2016/12/23/matts-big-b…

Arizona Chamber of Commerce to appeal judge's ruling upholding voter-approved minimum wage increase

PHOENIX - The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says it has appealed a judge's ruling that refused to block a new voter-approved minimu…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:48 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/state/arizona-chamber-of…

Robots, Christmas Tamales and the Challenge of Being an Immigrant Entrepreneur

Lorenzo Santillan is a famous immigrant. He is known, along with three other classmates and two high school teachers, for beating an Ivy Leagu…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:44 am @ http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/robots-c…

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Gov. Brown Appoints New Public Utility Commissioners to Replace Florio and Sandoval

Martha Guzman Aceves and Clifford Rechtschaffen both come from the governor’s office with strong environmental protection backgrounds. Martha …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:14 am @ https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/gov.-…

Kerry’s Blunt Words for Israel Denounced by Lawmakers in Both Parties

A bipartisan chorus of lawmakers, upset with President Obama’s decision last week to allow the passage of a United Nations resolution condemni…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:14 am @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/28/us/politics/john…

Obama preparing to penalize Russia for hacking

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is preparing to penalize Russia over the hacking of Democratic officials during this year's presidential…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:16 am @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/1…

Mail truck tips on Mesa street

MESA, Ariz. - A mail truck ended up on its side in a crash Wednesday. Mesa police say a single-vehicle collision left the United States Postal…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:12 am @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/mail-truck…

Reports of mall disturbances light up social media

A flurry of reports of mall melees and disturbances rippled across social media Monday on a day Americans swarmed shopping hubs for post-holid…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 9:51 am @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/12/…

Graham, McCain want Russia sanctions after election hacking

Top Republican senators said Wednesday that the incoming Congress and President-elect Donald Trump should impose new and tougher sanctions on …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 9:13 am @ http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/12/28/graham-…

Immigration Is the Only Hope for States That Helped Trump

The decline of manufacturing does not explain the decline of Wisconsin. Photographer: Daniel Acker/BloombergFacebook Twitter Email Print Share…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:17 am @ https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-12-28…

Creator of the Red Solo Cup dies at 84

FOX 32 NEWS - The creator of the Red Solo Cup died on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at the age of 84. Robert Leo Hulseman lived in Northfield, …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:07 am @ http://www.fox4news.com/trending/225996868-story

12 Cars You Can Legally Import to the US in 2017

slide-4320347 There were plenty of great vehicles produced abroad that Americans (outside of Canada) haven't been able to import until they hi…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:06 am @ http://www.autoblog.com/photos/cars-you-can-legall…

Raw sewage bubbles out of ground, Mesa apartment residents fed up

MESA, AZ - People who live at one apartment complex in Mesa said they have a problem that stinks — raw sewage bubbling up out of the ground an…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 6:35 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

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