Teaching kids born post-9/11, so it’s not ‘just another date’ in history
WASHINGTON - Every year on 9/11, Arizona teacher Gaye Vaterlaus asks her fourth-grade class to define heroism, and every year they cite heroes like Superman, Spider-Man and Captain America - missing the significance of the date.
Advocate: Poor AzMERIT reading results reflect higher bar
Poor reading results from third-graders' first round with the state's new AzMERIT test aren't bad news to one education advocate.
Latina women would lose health care if Planned Parenthood defunded
Latina women who rely on planned parenthood for basic health care brace for possible funding cuts following the fetal tissue controversy. Planned Parenthood officials say the majority of women who visit clinics in Arizona are not seeking abortions.
Cards’ coaching intern Welter can learn from female community college coach
More than 30 years ago, Dot Murphy, former All-American and women’s basketball coach at Mississippi University for Women, sat with her children at Hinds Community College football practice watching her husband, Gene, coach the Eagles defense.
Glendale City Council approves Coyotes arena lease deal with city
The Glendale City Council on Friday approved four measures that will keep the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale -- for now.
Change sparked by 2011 ArenaBowl loss set Rattlers up for sustained success
MESA – For 21 seconds, the Arizona Rattlers’ performance in ArenaBowl XXIV held a record.
ASU recruit Durant sentenced, now awaits decision of school to determine future
Editor’s note: In a previous version of this story, a source incorrectly stated the delivery of the final decision by the university. That decision will be provided only to Davon Durant. Also, specific dates for the disciplinary process have been replaced in the story below by approximate dates based on publicly available information about the process.
For museums, sifting decades of artifacts is painstaking, but vital
TUCSON - Suzanne Eckert leaned over the second-floor railing in the old Arizona State Museum building, now used for storage after the museum outgrew the space years ago.
Developers say building to begin soon for long awaited PhoenixMart
Nearly four years ago, Casa Grande officials announced that developers had planned to build a massive international trade center on the edges of the city.
Facing popularity issues, baseball steps into 21st century with pace of play rules
Baseball has long been called “America’s Pastime,” and as time itself passes, the game has grown to encompass that definition – in a negative way.
Firms showcase products aimed at boosting border security
With some technology seemingly straight out of a summer blockbuster movie, companies from across the country showcased some brand new products this week that they hope will increase the security of America’s borders and improve trade.
Panel: Government should invest in video games to help students
WASHINGTON – A panel of experts was in Washington this week advocating for more fun in schools – more “hard fun.”