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2 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

ASU students ask feds to broaden sex-assault probe

A former Arizona State University student filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education on behalf of herself and a group of current and former students, asking that agency broaden its investigation into how the school responds to sexual assault and harassment.

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3 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Researchers harness a powerful new source of up-to-date information on economic activity

Researchers at the University of Michigan, University of California Berkeley, and Arizona State University have developed a new data infrastructure for measuring economic activity.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

7 hrs ago | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Chancellor Divina Grossman Elected to American College & University...

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman has been elected to the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment Steering Committee.

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Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, Environment, Global Warming, Florida International University, Nursing

12 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Phonetic Spit to Host Spoken Word Workshop at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Arguably when one thinks of art, one thinks of the visual and tangible. Paintings, portraits, photographs, and sculpted pieces dominate both museums and immediate word association.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Tempe, AZ, Arts, Poetry

16 hrs ago | Roll Call

Freshman Democrat Rakes in More Than $580,000

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema raised $582,000 in the second quarter - a hefty sum as the freshman Democrat awaits her GOP opponent in Arizona's 9th District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kyrsten Sinema

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Videotaped beating of woman in LA: Is it Rodney King all over again?

Attorney Caree Harper, Robert Nobles who is husband to Maisha Allums, daughter of Marlene Pinnock who was seen on the videotape being repeatedly punched, take questions from the media outside the CHP offices in Culver City, Calif., Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Culver City, CA

Phoenix New Times

ASU Officer Stewart Ferrin Still on Leave, Under Investigation, After Ersula Ore's Guilty Plea

Arizona State University police confirmed this afternoon that Officer Stewart Ferrin is still on leave and under investigation despite Ersula Ore's guilty plea this morning.

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Newswise

Study Yields First Snapshots of Water Splitting in Photosynthesis

An international team, led by Arizona State University scientists, has published today in Nature a groundbreaking study that shows the first snapshots of photosynthesis in action as it splits water into protons, electrons and oxygen, the process that maintains Earth's oxygen atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Inventions, Science / Technology

KTVK Phoenix

ASU professor pleads guilty to resisting arrest

Ersula Ore pleaded guilty to one Misdemeanor Count of Resisting Arrest. Commissioner Julie Mata set sentencing for 8/1/2014 at 8:30 am.

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Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Life, Self Defense, Maricopa County, AZ

KTAR

Monsoon causes landslide concern in post-Slide Fire areas

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: Landslide, California, California Government, Arizona, Arizona Government, Weather

KTAR

Foundation aims to stop deaths from skin cancer

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: Skin Cancer, Health

Essence Magazine

Just Engaged: Chanell and Jarrell's Engagement Story

The Lucky Lady: Chanell Perry, 26, Elementary Teacher Her Leading Man: Jarrell Woods, 27, Application Consultant for Oracle The Big Day: 7/23/14 Wedding Location: Paris, France How did you meet your man? We met on our college campus at Arizona State University.

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Related Topix: Wedding, France, World News,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KTAR

ASU professor gives extra credit for changing body hair

Rob spent his formative years growing up in Massachusetts, but after graduating from Emerson College in Boston, he's had the privilege of living in Florida, New Orleans and New Mexico.

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Related Topix: Emerson College

KTAR

UA professor claims she was fired for pot study

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: University of Arizona, Marijuana

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Judge rules against ASU Police in second controversial arrest case

As the FBI prepares to review the controversial arrest of an Arizona State University professor by campus police, a second, similar case involving a student is also winding its way through the court system.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WFMZ

Cold Water Challenge makes its way to LCCC

Here's one way to keep cool this summer! Monday afternoon the president of Lehigh Carbon Community College was joined by the school's athletic director and other staffers to take part in the Cold Water Challenge.

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Southland Times

Extra credit for hairy pits

GOT HAIR? DON'T CARE: Students Kurt Keller, Emily Dysart, KC Lindley and Grace Scale show the results of their body hair shaving project in a women and gender studies course taught by Breanne Fahs.

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Time

Why the Planet Mercury is So Utterly Peculiar

Planets shouldn't be tiny and full of iron, but that's exactly how Mercury wound up.

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SPACE.com

Should Humanity Try to Contact Intelligent Aliens?

Astronomers have detected nearly 2,000 alien planets to date. As that number continues to rise, so too does the prospect of finding intelligent extraterrestrial life.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Science / Technology, Space, University of Arizona, NASA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Phoenix-area murder stats: Most victims young men

The stats from the first six months of 2014 validates some long-held beliefs about criminal activity in the Valley.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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