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From sink to garden: Gray water systems catching on in Tucson

Since 2008, Tucson has required plumbing in new homes to allow homeowners to set up gray water systems to reuse water from bathroom sinks, showers and tubs as well as washing machines to water plants and lawns. But the systems have yet to catch on in Phoenix.... Read more»

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In ticket scalping, laws of supply and demand play out near venues

Scalping, also known as ticket reselling, operates under a supply-and-demand model similar to almost every other market. It’s legal in Arizona, with some constraints on where it can occur. An economics professor says ticket scalping represents an unfettered market.... Read more»1

Soccer notes

Az soccer roundup: Robles, Weber secure ties in hard-fought contests

We are bringing back our updates of professional soccer players with Arizona ties. This week’s roundup includes an assist from a former Wildcat, and a new team for a Catalina Foothills grad.... Read more»

Portland Thorns FC preseason

Portland defeats ASU in tune-up match: 5 goals to nothing

In the endless rivalry between ASU and the University of Arizona, the Sun Devils can claim that they didn’t lose to Portland Thorns FC by as much as their south-of-the-Gila cousins did. Still, they did get thumped.... Read more»

How independents are changing Az politics

Cronkite News, in collaboration with the Public Insight Network, examines the rise of independent voters in Arizona. Does the rise of independents signal a change toward more moderate candidates? Probably not, two political experts say. In fact, they say having more independents could lead to more elected officials with viewpoints at the extremes.... Read more»2

ASU startup out to help farmers pollinate crops through spray

Pollen-Tech is an ASU-based company offering a technology that spreads pollen through a solution sprayed on plants. With help from a startup grant through the university, it is focusing first on those growing almonds, cherries, peaches and apricots.... Read more»

ASU dean testifies to Senate panel on teacher preparedness

The dean of Arizona State University’s teachers college told a Senate panel Tuesday that better academic performance in kindergarten through high school begins with better teacher-preparedness programs at higher education institutions.... Read more»

ASU research focuses on leaf processes to create hydrogen fuel

Technology recreating the processes of leaves could yield abundant renewable energy in the form of hydrogen fuel, according to a team of Arizona State University researchers.... Read more»

Study: Super Bowl sex trafficking too much for one agency

A study of advertising placed during the recent Super Bowl in New Jersey suggests the volume of sex trafficking that will occur when the event comes to Arizona in 2015 will likely exceed the ability of any one law enforcement agency to address.... Read more»

Az expected to have nation’s second-fastest job growth in 2014

Arizona is expected to post the second-highest rate of job growth among states in 2014, trailing only booming North Dakota, according to a recent report by Moody’s Analytics.... Read more»

Arizona has smallest gap between men’s, women’s pay

Arizona had the smallest gap between men’s and women’s pay among states in 2012, with women in the state earning about 87 cents to the dollar, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.... Read more»1

Census: Az population continued steady growth in 2013

Arizona gained more than 230,000 residents in the past three years, again making it one of the faster-growing states in the nation, according to new Census Bureau estimates.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Why Az economists think 2014 will be better

An interview with Mark Stegeman, TUSD Governing Board member. Also, comet discoverer Dr. David Levy. Then, our monthly segment on animal care with Dr. Douglas A. Rohn of Veterinary Specialty Center Tucson. Plus, we chart the future of the Arizona economy with USU Prof. Dennis Hoffman of the W.P. Carey School of Business.... Read more»

Whoever wins Pac-12 Championship Game, Tempe scores

Even if the Sun Devils don’t go to the Rose Bowl after Saturday’s Pac-12 Championship Game, this city’s economy will still win.... Read more»

U.S., Az universities set international student enrollment records

Arizona universities ranked among the top schools for the number of international students they had enrolled in the 2012-2013 academic year, a new report said.... Read more»

ASU researchers studying how to preserve tree species amid climate change

Two researchers at Arizona State University are aiming to help officials manage trees based on how different types are affected by climate change. Janet Franklin, a geography professor, and Pep Serra-Diaz, a postdoctoral researcher, are using computer models to study how quickly a tree species and its habitat will be exposed to climate change. That information is used to locate areas with specific elevations and latitudes where trees could survive and repopulate.... Read more»

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