October 2016

Editor Holly Welker said her book features essays from women who are in same-sex relationships, essays by women who never married, and essays about divorce, and about widowhood.
Oct. 20, 2016
student in classroom
Researchers at the University of Arizona are developing a way to measure memory in young kids, and children with intellectual disabilities.
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
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
Avnet
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
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

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