By Moriah Costa
To combat what's often called the summer slide, when kids lose skills they've gained during the school year, Read On Arizona is out to make it easier for kids to access digital books when the library isn't convenient. The program is free and lasts through September.
A federal report shows a nationwide rise in nicotine exposure from the liquid in e-cigarettes, mirroring increases seen by Arizona's poison control centers. The number of calls nationally rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 calls per month in February 2014.
Indian gaming revenue in Arizona grew by $50 million in 2012, a 3 percent rise from the year before, compared to a national increase of just 2 percent. Arizona's growth came even though no new facilities opened and the number of games actually fell in the state that year.
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