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Research Looking Into Effects Of Autism On Aging
Many of the statistics about autism spectrum disorder, as well as interventions, are focused on children. But, a researcher at ASU is looking into how autism affects people as they get older and how that compares with people without the disorder.
July 24, 2018
Edison-Eastlake Neighborhood Gets $30 Million Grant
The historic Edison-Eastlake neighborhood in Phoenix has been given a $30 million grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The six-year grant is intended to revitalize the community while maintaining affordable housing.
July 24, 2018
The Takeaway: The Fallout Of The War On Terror
While the United States and many other countries are fighting a war against terror across the world, we don’t often think about the aftermath of that war.
July 24, 2018
The Pulse: Playing Video Games When You Can’t See The Screen
Think about what it’s like to play a racing game, like Need for Speed. Now imagine doing all that without seeing the screen. Software engineer Karen Stevens says blind gamers explained to her how they do it.
July 24, 2018
The Takeaway: Senate Confirms Robert Wilkie As New VA Secretary
Longtime government official Robert Wilkie will head the Department of Veterans Affairs after the Senate confirmed his nomination on Monday.
July 24, 2018
Phoenix Braces For Extreme Heat Wave
The forecast for Tuesday is forecast for 117 — and Phoenix utilities and city officials are preparing for the worst. Phoenix city officials have been handing out visors and fans to downtown commuters, and the Salvation Army has over a dozen “hydration stations.”
July 24, 2018
How Arizonas SP Crater Got Its Crude, Colorful Name
You can thank the San Francisco volcanic field north of Flagstaff for some of the area’s best-known natural attractions such as Humphrey's Peak or Sunset Crater. But nearby is another, far less famous geologic feature, whose full name we can’t even write out.
July 24, 2018
Spring Training Brings In $644 Million During 2018 Season
Spring training generated $644 million during the 2018 season, an 11 percent increase since 2015. The study from the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business also found the sport added $373 million for Arizona’s gross domestic product.
July 24, 2018
Government Approaches 1,200 Family Reunifications
Federal officials continue to reunite migrant families as Thursday’s court-ordered deadline looms.
July 24, 2018
Arizonans Speak Out About Veteran Suicide
As the U.S. Senate confirmed a new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, some in Arizona took the opportunity to push for better statistics of suicide among vets.
July 23, 2018
One Child
One of the most common statistics that comes up in conversations around plastic straw waste comes from a study conducted by Milo Cress when he was just 9 years old.
July 23, 2018
Arizona Department Of Corrections Appeals Federal Sanction
On Saturday attorneys for the state filed a notice of appeal in the Parsons vs. Ryan prison health care settlement, indicating they would challenge Magistrate Judge David Duncan’s contempt order, sanction and additional oversight measures.
July 23, 2018
Chandler Police Urge Caution As School Year Begins
The Chandler Police Department reminded motorists to focus on pedestrians and follow school zone and bus restrictions as Chandler Unified School District, one of the state's largest school districts, started its academic year Monday.
July 23, 2018
Boas On Clarifying Legislative Immunity
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
July 23, 2018
Volunteers Mobilize To Save Arizonas Wild Horses
High temperatures and drought conditions are pushing volunteers to step up their efforts to protect Arizona’s wild horse population.
July 23, 2018
U.S. Continues To Face Counter-Terrorism Challenges
Terrorism has evolved since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but is still a significant threat. That’s something Nick Rasmussen knows all too well.
July 23, 2018
Gov. Ducey Executive Order Seeks To Curb Legislative Immunity
Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday issued an executive order clarifying that law enforcement officers in the state may cite lawmakers for speeding and other violations.
July 23, 2018
International AIDS Conference Kicks Off In Amsterdam
The 22nd International AIDS Conference kicked off Monday in Amsterdam and will run through the end of the week. Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, will be among those in attendance.
July 23, 2018
Meet Rosie Magaña, Latina Entrepreneur Of The Year
Rosie Magaña, owner of Palabras Bilingual Bookstore, and Sandra Flores, owner of Azukar Coffee in south Phoenix, has just been named the Cox Latina Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
July 23, 2018
California Strawberries Planted Despite Drought
About 180 miles south of San Diego, in the arid region of Baja California in an area called the San Quentin valley, there are seemingly endless fields full of strawberries. With an ongoing drought and climate change on the horizon, how will the industry sustain itself?
July 23, 2018

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