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Researchers at the University of Arizona are developing a way to measure memory in young kids, and children with intellectual disabilities.
Oct. 18, 2016
Steward Observatory under construction
Arizona Science Desk reporter Sara Hammond takes a closer look at University of Arizona's Steward Observatory on its 100th anniversary.
Oct. 18, 2016
surgery tools
This year, more than 1 million Americans will seek some kind of medical treatment abroad. The medical-tourism industry is booming. And one tech startup with local roots is trying to become the main platform for it.
Oct. 18, 2016
Valley fever
We’re heading into high season for valley fever. Health officials say they tend to see the most cases in late October through December.
Oct. 18, 2016
The Human Rights Campaign recently released its annual Municipal Equality Index, which rates cities based on policies, services and laws. But how do the policies cities enact impact how people are treated?
Oct. 18, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park and Kaibab National Forest
A four-year project led by Northern Arizona University will examine how political boundaries can create ecological differences. Researchers will look at the edges between national parks and nearby land… from space.
Oct. 18, 2016
peoria police badge
The suspect is a male caller who identifies himself as Sgt. Jon Meck from the Peoria Police Department.
Oct. 18, 2016
vote sticker
A small group of voters in Yavapai County are noticing the wrong return date on their official mail-in ballot envelope.
Oct. 18, 2016
Arizona Game and Fish logo
Despite a recent spike in sightings in Arizona, Amy Burnett of the Arizona Game and Fish Department believes there is no indication that the bear population is on the rise around the state, only a rise in human population that may be unfamiliar with their presence.
Oct. 18, 2016
school education classroom
Arizonans want their next president to fix the economy and improve K-12 education — and the call by Donald Trump to build a wall apparently leaves them cold.
Oct. 18, 2016
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Surprise officials expect a recently elected city council member to take office early after the vice mayor abruptly resigned in September.
Oct. 18, 2016
Voters in Tempe will now have a few more hours to early vote this month.
Oct. 18, 2016
Marijuana
Recent polls show the vote on whether to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona will likely be very close, and a last-minute flurry of newly registered voters could affect the outcome.
Oct. 18, 2016
Whether it’s Microsoft buying LinkedIn, Bass Pro Shops looking to take over Cabela’s or Google eyeing Twitter, mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. companies are on pace for the second biggest year since before the recession. One of the billion-dollar deals involves Arizona’s highest ranking company on the Fortune 500.
Oct. 18, 2016
DiamondbacksBaseballChaseField
The Diamondbacks are taking the first steps toward rebuilding after a disappointing 2016 season.
Oct. 17, 2016
graduation
Arizona’s high-school graduation rate went up a few points last year — but still leaves the state at 44th in national rankings.
Oct. 17, 2016
books phoenix library
The word Phoenix seems to have natural poetic roots. How could a city named for a mythological bird that rises from its own ashes not contain that?
Oct. 17, 2016
ellis-shackelford house
Each October, Shore takes people on a tour through places where Phoenix ghosts may be found to make history come alive.
Oct. 17, 2016
Artist Kehinde Wiley grew up in the 1980s in South Central Los Angeles and was sent to art school by his mom as a 10-year-old.
Oct. 17, 2016
Fronteras Podcast
A Navajo group requested a court order to require San Juan County, Utah, to open additional polling places. But a federal judge struck down the request Oct. 14.
Oct. 17, 2016

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