Day: July 4, 2020

NAU paleoclimatologists author major new study showing global warming has upended 6,500 years of cooling

In the past 150 years, global warming has more than undone the global cooling that occurred over the past six millennia, according to a major study published June 30 in Nature Research’s Scientific Data, “Holocene global mean surface temperature, a multi-method reconstruction approach.” The findings show the millennial-scale global cooling began approximately 6,500 years ago …

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Overnight lane restrictions on State Route 69 in Dewey-Humboldt, Prescott Valley and Prescott July 6 – 10

Motorists on State Route 69 in Dewey-Humboldt, Prescott Valley and Prescott should expect overnight lane restrictions daily from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. beginning Monday, July 6, and continuing through the morning of Friday, July 10. The following restrictions will be in place while crews complete striping work: North- and southbound SR 69 will be …

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McSally, Colleagues Introduce Updated Bipartisan Prescription Drug Pricing Bill

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) on Thursday reintroduced bipartisan legislation co-authored by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2020, which originally passed out of the committee on a bipartisan 19-9 vote, including all committee Democrats. Joining McSally and Grassley in introducing the bipartisan legislation as original co-sponsors are Sens. …

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Confirmed coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 states

Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the July Fourth holiday weekend. With the number of daily confirmed coronavirus cases nationwide climbing past 50,000, an alarming 36 states saw an …

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Governor Ducey, Secretary Hobbs Announce $9 Million Investment For Safe Elections Plan

Governor Doug Ducey in partnership with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs announced today the investment of $9 million in CARES Act funding to support safe and secure voting in Arizona during the 2020 election season. The majority of funding will be distributed to county election officials to support their efforts including hiring temporary staff and …

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Rediscovering America: A Quiz for Independence Day

Many of the activities associated with Independence Day have been canceled this year, including parades, fireworks, and large community and neighborhood barbecues. During this quieter holiday, the quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, provides the opportunity for you to reflect on our shared history as a nation and test your knowledge of …

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