December 2016

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Meet the Patels
While the holidays are a joyous time for many people, sometimes getting together with your family means dealing with well-meaning, though often intrusive questions or “advice” to you about your personal life. This is especially true if your family really wants you to get married.
Dec. 29, 2016
minimum wage
The Arizona Supreme Court this morning denied a request to block a new, higher minimum wage from taking effect on Sunday. Voters approved Proposition 206 in November. It will raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour on New Year's Day, eventually reaching $12 an hour by 2020.
Dec. 29, 2016
Homeless panhandler poverty
The grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development will support services and programs that provide housing for people and families experiencing homelessness.
Dec. 29, 2016
NASA logo
A team of scientists led by researchers at ASU is hoping to get the go-ahead from NASA to fly a mission to an asteroid called Psyche. But this is no ordinary asteroid — scientists think it could help explain a lot about our own planet.
Dec. 29, 2016
Central Avenue in Phoenix
Phoenix was deemed to have some of the most predictable weather in the country — in fact, only LA, San Diego and Honolulu were more predictable.
Dec. 29, 2016
st marys volunteers pack boxes
St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance in Arizona is one of the largest food banks in the United States. They take in 2.5 million pounds of food every year through food drives. About 40 percent of that supply comes in during November and December.
Dec. 29, 2016
underwater hockey
Listen to the sounds of William Cleveland playing underwater hockey.
Dec. 29, 2016
This year has been a really tough for many people. So as 2106 draws to a close, we wanted to take a minute to celebrate a few things we loved from this year, in a series called “My Favorite Things.”
Dec. 27, 2016
cyberattacks graphic
Across the country, there are about 350,000 open cyber security jobs that need people to fill them.
Dec. 27, 2016 page
Religious secrets can have a very broad definition, and every religion has them. Some are related to its creation — others to things more difficult to describe.
Dec. 27, 2016