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Uber Plans to Put Self-Driving Cars Back on the Road ‘Within the Next Few Months’ After Fatal Crash

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says that the company plans to put self-driving cars back on the road “within the next few months.” The transportation company suspended tests in March after one of its vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona. The incident is believed to be the first human death from an autonomous…Read more… […]

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Blue Wave Update: Republicans Fall Behind In Two Senate Races They Can’t Afford To Lose

It looks like Arizona and Nevada are on the brink of becoming beachfront property. Republican Senate candidates are stumbling under the weight of the Trump albatross around their necks just as a tidal wave of highly engaged Democratic voters appears ready to crash on top of them: Democratic …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Even a Republican Win in Arizona’s Special Election Can’t Stop a Blue Wave

Last night Democrats lost a special election. Republican Debbie Lesko beat Indian-American ER physician Hiral Tipirneni by roughly 6 points to represent Arizona’s 8th district after Congressman Trent Franks resigned over charges of sexual harassment. Republicans had reason to expect …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Even a Republican Win in Arizona’s Special Election Can’t Stop a Blue Wave

Last night Democrats lost a special election. Republican Debbie Lesko beat Indian-American ER physician Hiral Tipirneni by roughly 6 points to represent Arizona’s 8th district after Congressman Trent Franks resigned over charges of sexual harassment. Republicans had reason to expect …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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ARIZONA – People Crying Every Night (Friz Remix)

Los Angeles producer Friz elegantly remixed ARIZONA‘s “People Crying Every Night.” Featuring a refreshing production technique, Friz adds his own flair to the original with alluring beats, dreamy undertones, and an infectious melody. The remix flaunts an emotive orchestra of synths that bring a playful vibe to bittersweet lyrics. Friz brings a colorful tone to each of […]

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Uber’s Autonomous Test Cars Had Volvo’s Safety Systems Disabled

Ever since Uber’s autonomous Volvo XC90 test car fatally struck a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona last week, many people familiar with modern car technology have asked this: why didn’t Volvo’s own automatic braking or crash avoidance systems kick in? Now we know. According to one supplier, Volvo’s standard systems were…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Last Great Warriors of the Navajo Nation

Four hours west of Albuquerque, over the mud brown desert hills, past the impossibly expansive golden plains strewn with flat-topped mountains pressed on god’s griddle, north of Gallup, New Mexico, “The Most Patriotic Small Town in America,” in tiny Chinle, Arizona, off Indian Route 7, on a dirt-paved side street not…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Last Great Warriors of the Navajo Nation

Four hours west of Albuquerque, over the mud brown desert hills, past the impossibly expansive golden plains strewn with flat-topped mountains pressed on god’s griddle, north of Gallup, New Mexico, “The Most Patriotic Small Town in America,” in tiny Chinle, Arizona, off Indian Route 7, on a dirt-paved side street not…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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NASCAR Will Be In Two Time Zones This Weekend Because Arizona Ignores Daylight Saving Time

While most of us don’t enjoy daylight saving time or the sadness that comes with it, not practicing it when everyone else does sounds just as bad. Most of Arizona doesn’t honor the changing of clocks, and that means this weekend’s NASCAR races will happen in more than one time zone—at the same race track.Read […]

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FORM Arcosanti delivers impeccably curated lineup including Chance The Rapper, Skrillex, Charli XCX and more for fifth annual installment

It has been half a decade since Hundred Waters began bringing their creative friends to Arizona’s high desert, micro-city, Arocosanti. Now, the OWSLA-championed trio have curated their finest lineup yet ahead of the fifth installment of FORM Arcosanti. The model-challenging festival alternative is gearing up for its biggest edition in yet, with a bill topped by newcomers […]

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Six Sitting Members of Congress Who Voted Against Martin Luther King Day

Today we honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Through the power of his words and his actions, MLK inspired people to put their lives on the line in the fight for equality between the races, a struggle that continues to this day. When we remember him, we should remember both what he achieved […]

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Arizona’s Goldrush Festival brings big beats to the wild wild west [Review + Recap Video]

Phoenix, Arizona is quickly becoming one of the nation’s hottest music festival destinations, drawing an increasing number of top-tier artists and events to the Valley of the Sun year after year. This year was perhaps Phoenix’s biggest yet, hosting events like the debut installment of Lost Lake Festival and Hundred Waters‘ annual FORM at Arcosanti, […]

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How Superfly’s inaugural Lost Lake Festival put Phoenix on the map as the next big festival spot in the U.S.

1How Superfly's inaugural Lost Lake Festival put Phoenix on the map as the next big festival spot in the U.S.This fall, Superfly Presents, the masterminds behind North American festival giants Outside Lands and Bonnaroo set their scopes on a new, emerging entertainment market that they were banking on being the next big festival-hosting city in the […]

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Pan for gold with the Desert Hearts crew or jam out with Justin Jay ahead of their Goldrush Festival performances [Giveaway]

This year’s inaugural Goldrush Festival is gearing up to take place ahead of Thanksgiving in Arizona, wrangling together a star-studded dance and hip-hop leaning lineup across November 18 and 19. The event’s first year headliners include Dillon Francis, RL Grime, Migos, and Marshmello with additional top-name bookings that include Claude VonStroke (and Barclay Crenshaw), Baauer […]

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Goldrush Festival reveals eclectic, inaugural lineup and stage details

Marking the beginning of its journey in Phoenix, Arizona, the founders of Decadence and Phoenix Lights Festival have revealed their newest venture: a wild-west themed, weekend extravaganza by the name of Goldrush Festival. Set to take place over the weekend of November 18-19, Goldrush amasses first-class talent from both the electronic and hip-hop scenes that mosey on out to the […]

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The Best Hacks for Phoenix, Arizona, According to Our Readers

The hardy Lifehacker reader can survive anywhere, from the beautiful trash bag of New York City to the bejeweled hill-pile of San Francisco, and even outside coastal metropoles. This week on Hack Your City, you told us how to enjoy ourselves, and even live to tell about it, in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are the best […]

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Tell Us Your Phoenix, AZ Hacks

Arizona’s capital and the fifth-biggest city in the country, Phoenix boomed after World War II as air conditioning made the city tolerable for more than farmers and ranchers. The canal-irrigated town became a real city of industry, home to offices for IBM, PetSmart, U-Haul, and Honeywell, with a freewheeling…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Tell Us Your Phoenix, AZ Hacks

Arizona’s capital and the fifth-biggest city in the country, Phoenix boomed after World War II as air conditioning made the city tolerable for more than farmers and ranchers. The canal-irrigated town became a real city of industry, home to offices for IBM, PetSmart, U-Haul, and Honeywell, with a freewheeling…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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