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ASU

EASE up: New ASU program supports engineering students with autism

In his first three years of college, Ignazio Macaluso, a chemical engineering major at Arizona State, felt there was little support provided to students who, like him, live with autism.

ASU, Starbucks extend partnership into sustainability research

Arizona State University and Starbucks are expanding their seven-year partnership and moving it in a new direction.
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Affordable housing: winners and losers of Arizona’s trickle-down economy

A trickle-down economy has emerged across the nation and no other marketplace exemplifies a winners-and-losers scenario better than the growing national and local affordable housing gap, outreach and …
City Hall

Tempe City Council review calls for human services aid for upcoming fiscal year

Tempe Mayor Corey D. Woods and members of City Council reviewed recommendations for proposed human services programs set to receive municipal funding for fiscal year 2021-22. Tempe Community …
Parks and Recreation

Tempe reveals Parks and Recreation blueprint for future outdoor amenities

Tempe city officials revealed their blueprint for the future of the municipal parks and recreation system throughout the community --- but the final decision rests with City Council. Early last …
Business
Construction workers speak with students at Eastmark HS career fair

Rosendin, an employee-owned electrical contracting company with a regional office in Tempe, recently set out to change perceptions about the construction industry among East Valley teenagers. They …

McShane Construction building 310-Unit multifamily development in north Tempe

Tempe brewery tackles staffing shortages through aggressive hiring initiative

Opinions with Civility
Chris Udall

Udall: Let’s invest in system that keeps water flowing

When you are thirsty and hungry, you go to your refrigerator, fill a glass of water and clean your bowl of fruit under running water at your sink. But what if the water does not run to fill your …
Linda Curry

Curry: We need balanced policies for short-term rentals

About a year ago, my husband and I built an ADA-friendly guesthouse on our property with the expectation that we’ll eventually use it to look after our aging parents. In the meantime, …

Dr. Orris: COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting vital need for facts on personal safety measures

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a bright light on the need to educate the public with facts to ensure that people can take the right measures to increase their chances of health and longevity. More …

Salas: Five common plumbing issues for Phoenix homeowners

Few things are more frustrating for a homeowner than dripping faucets, weak water pressure, or a running toilet. Not only does a faulty plumbing system serve as an inconvenience to you and your …
Jim Binns

Binns: 30 years after the Gulf War: Veterans and the legacy of toxic wounds

 America's memory of the 1991 Gulf War has faded, but we must remember the 697,000 U.S. veterans who drove the Iraqi army from Kuwait 30 years ago this month -- especially the one in four who lost their health to toxic exposures serving their country. That country refuses to care for them.   Related:NPR "Here and Now."   https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2021/02/23/gulf-war-illness
Sports Coverage
Valley Vista senior forward Demari Hackett forces a difficult fadeaway by Mountain Pointe senior point guard Jason Kimbrough during a March 11 6A basketball playoff first round game at Mountain Pointe High School in Ahwatukee.

Mountain Pointe proves too much for Valley Vista to slow

An unprecedented season came to a close for the Valley Vista Monsoon boys basketball team Thursday night, as it fell 73-56 to the Mountain Pointe Pride in the first round of the AIA 6A playoffs.
Steve Lopez, of Glendale, leaves no doubt about which team is No. 1 for him, even in the Valley surrounded by Diamondbacks fans.

Dodger fans: Taking heat in the desert

The Diamondbacks are the Valley of the Sun’s undisputed hometown team, with a large and loyal red sea of support to prove it. Yet the fan base of their biggest rival, the Los Angeles Dodgers, can give them the blues, especially on their home turf.

The Latest: Arizona State postpones next 2 men's hoops games

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Arizona State has postponed its men's basketball games against Colorado and Utah because of COVID-19 …
Arizona State guard Josh Christopher (13) dunks in front of Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Utah, ASU meet in conference play

Utah (7-7, 4-6) vs. Arizona State (6-8, 3-5) Desert Financial Arena, Tempe, Arizona; Tuesday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Pac-12 foes meet as Utah matches up against Arizona State. Each team won …
Arizona State guard Josh Christopher (13) dunks in front of Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Tempe. [AP Photo/Rick Scuteri]

Tubelis' tip lifts Arizona to 84-82 win over Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Azoulas Tubelis had a hard time adjusting to Arizona State's tempo and was a nonfactor well into the second half. With game on the line, the Lithuanian freshman came up …
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