The Arizona State Board of Education unanimously passed on Tuesday an emergency rule that will allow the state's estimated 86,000 high school seniors to receive a diploma or academic credit despite school closures through the end of the school year.
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Prohibited and produced clandestinely for decades, the Sonoran agave distillate Bacanora is starting to find a place in the international market, alongside better known Mexican spirits like Tequila and Mezcal. And as the market grows, women are carving out their own niche in the traditionally male-dominated industry.
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Two Guys On Your Head: Why It’s So Hard Not To Touch Your Face
On this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology behind why it’s so hard not to touch your face.
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Piper Trust Grants ASU $2M To Bolster Coronavirus Preparedness
With testing supplies and other coronavirus equipment stretched thin, Arizona State University has shifted resources to help bridge key gaps. Soon those efforts will receive a much-needed shot in the arm.
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Its National Census Day — And Heres How Many Arizonans Have Been Counted So Far
Wednesday is National Census Day, which means Arizonans should have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 census. And despite everything that’s happening in the world, the U.S. Census Bureau is still counting residents.
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Preliminary Estimate: $4.2B In Federal Money Headed To AZ
The $2.2 trillion federal rescue plan is beginning to take effect across the country. The state’s budget analysts say a preliminary estimate of $4.2 billion is heading to Arizona.
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Immigrant Rights Groups Launch #HopeCantBeQuarantined Campaign
Nearly 40,000 immigrants sit in detention centers across the country, and there is a small but growing number who’ve tested positive for the coronavirus. Rights groups are asking for help reaching out to them. In March, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement banned social visits to further slow the virus’s spread.
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Sanders Calls On Wisconsin To Delay Election As Governor Calls Up National Guard
Despite the coronavirus outbreak and a dire shortage of poll workers, Wisconsin is still going forward with a statewide election on April 7.
Colleges Go Test-Optional After SAT, ACT Are Called Off
More than a dozen colleges have dropped testing requirements for admission, with one school citing "unprecedented obstacles and disruptions" due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Science Behind A 14-Day Quarantine After Possible COVID-19 Exposure
What's behind the "14-days of self-quarantine" guidance after exposure to someone with COVID-19 or after travel from a place with high numbers of cases? Think of yourself as a potential incubator.
FEMA Hadn't Ordered Ventilators. Manufacturers Forged Ahead Anyway
Medical technology companies — sometimes working with carmakers — have been massively increasing production of ventilators. For two weeks, they've been working without government contracts in hand.
In 'Big Adjustment,' Some European Countries Push For Residents To Wear Masks
Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have issued strong recommendations or orders for people to don face coverings in certain public places — though lots of their neighbors continue to disagree.