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News on Arizona State University continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Truthdig

Unpaid Interns Can Collect Back Pay Without Hurting Their Careers

After a year scrutinizing the intern economy, ProPublica's internship investigation is coming to an end.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Connecticut, Northwestern University, US News, Liberal Political News

4 hrs ago | Science Daily

How stress hormones promote brain's building of negative memories

Scientists have discovered a key component to better understanding how traumatic memories may be strengthened in women.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

6 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Phoenix Poet Allyson Boggess: 100 Creatives

Phoenix is brimming with creativity. And every other year, we put the spotlight on 100 of the city's creative forces.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Arts, Poetry

7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Video of ASU professor being attacked by police for not showing papers

A professor is not safe. How far up a ladder must someone go in Arizona in order for the Bill of Rights to apply? On May 20, 2014, Dr. Ersula Ore, a professor in the English Department at Arizona State University was making her way home having just concluded teaching a summer course for the evening.

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11 hrs ago | KTAR

Renting out your home for Super Bowl has pros, cons

Sandra moved from the small border city of Yuma, Arizona to study Broadcast Journalism at Arizona State University in the late 90s.

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Related Topix: Yuma, AZ

15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Peer influence more likely to encourage smoking, say sociologists

Adolescents tend to be more powerful in influencing their friends to start smoking than in helping them to quit, according to sociologists.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Nursing

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

Universities as elements of urban/downtown revitalization: the Portland State story and more

The Portland Streetcar passes through the plaza in front of Portland State University's College of Urban and Public Affairs.

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Related Topix: Portland State University, Arizona, University of Arizona, Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania

USA Today

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup Max Mendoza was hiking when he apparently fell into a ravine in the Tijuca Forest.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel,

KTAR

NWS issues excessive heat watch for Phoenix

Originally from southern California, I began working in radio in 2010 at my community college station DJing late night shows on the school's jazz station, 88.5FM KSBR.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Weather

The Arizona Republic

Arizona still one of the worst states to be a kid

Arizona lags most states in child well-being, but there are bright spots in high-school grad rates, juvie arrests Arizona still one of the worst states to be a kid Arizona lags most states in child well-being, but there are bright spots in high-school grad rates, juvie arrests Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mAlPOr Arizona ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Family, Kids

Science Blog

Cancerous tumors may spread by pure chance

The spreading of a cancerous tumor from one part of the body to another may occur through pure chance instead of key genetic mutations, a new study has shown.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Physics, Science

Boing Boing

The limits of animal life on Tatooine

Maggie Koerth-Baker on why the megafauna of George Lucas' parched desert world makes no sense.

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Business Journal

Tempe Chamber worries FAA height rules will take big bite out of Town Lake, ASU development

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce worries proposed building height restrictions near airports could take a big bite out of development plans - and economic activity - at Tempe Town Lake and Arizona State University.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Tempe, AZ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Scientific American

Ants Could Help Warming Cry Uncle

The meek may not just inherit the Earth, they could help keep the planet cool. The meek in this case being ants .

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Business Journal

More layoffs at Thunderbird as staggering business school preps for ASU merger

More employees have received pink slips at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale.

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Related Topix: Thunderbird School of Global Management

The Arizona Republic

ASU grad, Undie Run co-founder dies on Brazil trip

ASU grad, Undie Run co-founder dies on Brazil trip Brazilian police found his body Friday morning in Rio de Janeiro's Tijuca forest, according to the Daily Mail.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Astronomy

Project yields sharpest map of Mars surface properties

The map uses data from the Thermal Emission Imaging System , a nine-band visual and infrared camera on NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Science / Technology, Space

Tribune-News

Nestor 'Ned' Maestas Jr.

Sgt. Ned Lucero Maestas Jr., 78, passed peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014, with close family around him at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center away after a 10-month illness.

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Related Topix: Holbrook, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Tempe, AZ

KTAR

First day of school in Chandler has PD urging safety

Originally from southern California, I began working in radio in 2010 at my community college station DJing late night shows on the school's jazz station, 88.5FM KSBR.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

The Arizona Republic

ASU law school construction in downtown Phoenix continues

ASU law school construction in downtown Phoenix continues ASU's $129 million, six-story law school will soon be rising in downtown Phoenix Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mv9MCb The first students will arrive in Fall of 2016 for classes at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Arizona, Tempe, AZ, University of Arizona

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