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The program targets a critical time in a child’s development. “This is when the brain just is soaking up all of this information and language and the longer we wait, the more difficult it is to intervene with a child,” Laine said. “The child doesn’t pick up as quickly certain skills.”
Arizona’s two U.S. senators appear to be on board with a bipartisan effort on health-care reform. John McCain says he is pleased the Senate has returned to normal order with two-party negotiations between Democrat Patty Murray and Republican Lamar Alexander.
The company says community demand for its Maryvale facility has fallen significantly enough in the last few years to shut it down. About 300 Abrazo employees will be affected and some will be re-assigned to other facilities.
The Phoenix Suns tip off their 50th season Wednesday night with a home game against the Portland Trailblazers. Following a lengthy run as one of the most successful organizations in the NBA, the past seven seasons haven’t been kind to the team — which is in the midst of a postseason drought. We talked about it with Scott Bordow, who covers the team for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Like that old song says, the children are our future. But a new report suggests the country’s future economy depends on taking care of today’s kids and helping them become productive members of society.
In 2014, Dr. Leah Sherman got a call while she was at work that changed her life. The results of her biopsy were back, and she had breast cancer. She has worked with cancer patients since 2009. Today, she’s been cancer free for 3 years.
Most of us will never actually be in space — let alone spend seven months on the International Space Station. And our only opportunity to experience the visual components is through photographs. NASA Astronaut Terry Virts has not only done two stints on the space station. He’s also an accomplished photographer.
Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed another member to the Arizona Corporation Commission: former state lawmaker Justin Olson of Mesa. Also, a current commissioner has suffered a legal setback with the state Supreme Court. Joining us to talk about the latest goings-on with Arizona’s utility regulators is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Research shows a lot of people are uncomfortable with the idea of self-driving cars. One company doing testing on autonomous vehicles here in the Valley is trying to change that. Waymo has launched a campaign called “Let’s Talk Self-Driving” here, which describes the benefits of taking our hands off the wheel.
China kicked off its 19th National Congress earlier today. It could include significant turnover on the nation’s Central Committee, with the number of new members reaching as high as 70 percent. The Congress is also seen as another opportunity for Chinese President Xi Jinping to strengthen his already broad powers.
It appears that talks to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement will continue into next year. But today we’re going to look at two other groups of people affected by the trade deal: indigenous people in Mexico and Canada.
We’re still nearly a year from the GOP Senate primary. But as you just heard, Steve Bannon has decided that Sen. Jeff Flake is one of his prime targets in 2018. To talk about what that could mean for the futures of Flake and challenger Kelli Ward, I turn to Richard Herrera, associate director in the School of Politics and Global Studies at ASU.
It seems that people today carry with them the constant mantra "I'm so busy." It can be tough to juggle work, kids and life in general, but a lot of that feeling of being overwhelmed may be our own fault.