November 29, 2020

Legal Beat

Plaintiff in Jail Lawsuit talks to eNews

The Citizens Tax Committee (CTC)  held their annual meeting this past Wednesday November 11th,  and elected new officers for the coming year. Former Vice President, Ed Bowe, was elected President, succeeding Chris Kuknyo, who was recently elected to the Yavapai College Governing Board.  Anita Cohen was elected Vice President and Connie Martin was elected Treasurer. Since

Science

New NAU study finds evolutionary processes work at multiple levels to shape whole communities

Evolutionary theory has long held that natural selection largely operates at the level of individuals. Findings from Northern Arizona University researchers, recently published in the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, suggest that selection can also occur at multiple levels to shape whole communities. This multi-level selection arises from the interactions of key species

COVID-19

How Arizona universities are riding the waves of COVID-19

As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in Arizona and the rest of the nation, the state’s three public universities are wrangling their approaches to the pandemic in similar but separate ways. Arizona State University developed a saliva-based test and aims to monitor the spread through frequent mass testing. The University of Arizona, unlike its

Book Reviews

Book Review: IQ Denial Goes to War

Hamilton Gregory, McNamara’s Folly: The Use of Low-IQ Troops in the Vietnam War, Infinity Publishing, 2015, 251 pages, $16.95 (paperback), $7.95 (Kindle) Smart people are more capable than dullards. People with high intelligence excel across the whole range of non-rudimentary tasks, including organized violence — which is why the United States armed services have used intelligence

State

Copper rush: Opponents worry feds have fast-tracked Resolution mine OK

Activists worry that the Trump administration has fast-tracked the final environmental impact statement for the massive Resolution Copper mine, a project planned for lands near Superior that are claimed as sacred by the San Carlos Apache. Opponents became alarmed when the U.S. Forest Service’s schedules of proposed action, which said the environmental statement would be

Politics

Republicans to hold meeting on Nov. 3 election, Trump defeat

Arizona Republicans have scheduled a meeting at a hotel in downtown Phoenix on Monday to discuss the Nov. 3 election and President Donald Trump’s defeat. The event was billed as a “fact-finding hearing” featuring members of Trump’s legal team and members of the Arizona Legislature, but top leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature told The Associated

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