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Palo Verde nuclear power plant continues to defy desert

TONOPAH – Many scientists and engineers consider the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station to be a feat of engineering because it’s not near a large body of water – unlike other nuclear power plants around the world.

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Arizonans report thousands of cyber crimes, $25.4 million in losses in 2014

WASHINGTON - Hackers have become almost synonymous with large-scale data breaches like the one at Ashley Madison earlier this year, but Frank Grimmelmann said that doesn't mean cyber criminals are above targeting personal devices.


Public, private organizations unite in fight against hackers’ onslaught

WASHINGTON - State officials said hundreds of thousands of web attacks batter Arizona agencies every day, not to mention attacks on private businesses, adding up to millions of attempted hacks in a given month.

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Home on the cyber warfare range: Hands-on training on how hackers think

WASHINGTON - Other soldiers play war games. Why not cyber warriors?


Robotics students share creations at ‘Roboception’

Want to get teens interested in engineering? Host a ‘Roboception.’ It's a reception for students show off their creations in the field of robotics.


Former Glendale councilman sees narrow path to city keeping Coyotes

After legal battles between the city of Glendale and the Arizona Coyotes this past summer, the Coyotes may have the opportunity to relocate for the 2017-2018 season. East Valley fans are hoping the team moves closer to them. Former Glendale councilman Gary Sherwood, one of the few supporters of the team on the council before he was removed from office in a recall election in November, believes some things would need to change for the city to keep the team long term.


As program outgrows Oceanside, ASU hockey exploring options for new arena

Sun Devil hockey sold over 6,000 tickets for its first game as a Division I hockey program at Gila River Arena in October. Since then, ASU has played the remainder of its home contests at Oceanside Ice Arena, the hockey team’s long-time Temp home that has a drastically lower seating capacity than Gila River. The team has sold out all of its home series at Oceanside, with fans getting turned away at the door.


New $17.5 million rehabilitation center opens in Surprise

SURPRISE – For two years, the city of Surprise has worked with Dallas-based Cobalt Medical Development and Abrazo Community Health Network to open a destination rehabilitation center.

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