Local food pantries are expecting a surge in customers if government shuts down and people lose their benefits
PHOENIX – If the government shuts down, millions of Americans are worried about losing SNAP and WIC nutrition benefits, but Arizona says that’s not going to happen here. Even so, food pantries are preparing to help more people needing assistance.
PHOENIX – The Jewish population in Maricopa County has grown by nearly 20% since 2002, according to an Arizona State University study done in 2019. But leaders in the Jewish community say the proliferation of synagogues – with most in Scottsdale and North Phoenix – hasn’t kept up with the growth of the Jewish population. People are finding alternate places to gather, including Zoom, on campus and in friendship groups.
PHOENIX – La comunidad mexicana de Arizona se prepara para celebrar el Día de la Independencia de México. En el valle se realizan diferentes eventos que incluyen el tradicional "Grito” además de bailes folclóricos, música y comida mexicana.
TUCSON - El programa de salud pública Nosotros Comprometidos a Su Salud ayuda a la comunidad hispana del sur de Arizona a identificar y combatir problemas de salud, incluyendo fibroscans gratuitos que identifican los niveles de enfermedades hepáticas.
TUCSON – The Nosotros Comprometidos a Su Salud public health program helps the Hispanic community in southern Arizona identify and combat health issues, including through free fibroscans that identify levels of liver disease.
PHOENIX – Health care clinics in California, New Mexico, Colorado, Washington and other states are preparing to become “safe havens” for pregnant people living in states where abortion is restricted or banned, like Arizona.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Arizona's attempt to defend a Trump-era "public charge" that would have made it harder for immigrants to gain permanent residency, after the Biden administration refused to defend the policy.
EUGENE, Ore. – The Arizona State women are sitting in first place after day 2 of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field. Jorinde van Klinken got second in shot put. Beatrice Llano got third, and Shelby Moran fifth in hammer throw.
ASU’s Turner Washington second in shot put; Dayton Carlson advances to 800-meter final at NCAA track and field championship
EUGENE – Arizona State’s Turner Washington took second in the shot put finals, and Dayton Carlson continued his dominance on the track during day one of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field.
TEMPE – Arizona State University is sending 11 athletes to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which run Wednesday through Saturday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
The wage gap that had been narrowing between men and women stalled in 2019, according to new numbers from the Census Bureau, and advocates fear the situation will only get worse when pandemic-era data is released.
On Dec. 18, an international partnership will launch the James Webb Space Telescope, a cluster of infrared instruments that will peer back to just after the Big Bang. Astronomers from UArizona are involved.