There's only one county in the nation that had a larger population growth last year than Maricopa County.Maricopa County's population grew by nearly 69,000 people last year, second only to Harris County, Texas, which is home to Houston.
A former doctoral student says in a federal lawsuit that she was harassed and forced to leave an Arizona State University criminal-justice program after a soured love affair with a married professor. Tasha Kunzi filed the suit yesterday against the Arizona Board of Regents, Professor Travis Pratt a ... More >>
One new idea for every day in 2011. We're talking big, small, local, international, in action, and on the drawing board. Here's today's -- what's yours?This Saturday, Bill Doelle is exploring the Tucson underground -- and he'd like some company. The archaeologist, president of Desert Archa ... More >>
The Latino population has risen significantly in the United States in the past decade, but not just because of immigration. Actually, a higher birth rate among Hispanic women is now the dominant factor in the rise, according to a new study.The driving force for this surge: Mexican-Amer ... More >>
I really wanted to drop some Randy Newman jams on KWSS this morning, but alas, time didn't permit. Newman will be in town this weekend, doing a two-night stand at the Biltmore. If you are only familiar with his soundtrack work -- or know him as simply as the butt of a Family Guy joke -- you're mi ... More >>
callandresponse.comThe U.S. Census Bureau released Arizona's detailed population totals Thursday, revealing a 46.3-percent increase in the Hispanic population over the past decade. According to the Census Bureau press release (conveniently written in Spanish), nearly 600,000 more people id ... More >>
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We have fretted for some time about the Neanderthals in control of the Arizona Legislature, a powerful political body that enacts laws by which we are supposed to live our lives. Could it really be true, we have pondered deep into the night, that the likes of this bunch--the Russell (10 ... More >>
www.learnspanishcds.comThe Census Bureau has been crunching the numbers and found that the number of American households where people speak a language other than English is growing faster than ever.And, as expected, Arizona's among the states with the largest percentage of households that speak a ... More >>
By Head_First_Only on Flickr Creative Commons.Tickets, please...Did you know there is an International Museum Day?Well, you could have at least assumed it. I mean, if there's something as idiotic as National Star Wars Day, we had better redeem ourselves by honoring our museums, right? Mark your cale ... More >>
More than a dozen Indian burials have been discovered during light-rail construction
As irresponsible as the first
Pup and coming at Barktoberfest
Stone cold fun at Rock Art Expo
Workshop lets kids dig into Phoenix's past
Romantic comedy at the Tempe Improv
Everyone is good at something. Dr. Laura Fulginiti's genius is her ability to determine how someone died -- even if there's very little left of him.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs stonewalls its desecration of a prehistoric Native American burial site
Not every anthropologist can digest Christy Turner's theory that the Anasazi were cannibals
ASU's Donald Johanson redefined our understanding of man's origins. But when he told the world about it in books and on TV, some scientists thought he talked too much.
Is the African-American psychologist and former Ev Mecham staffer incompetent--or just streetwise?
Tribes allege that archaeological and burial sites on mine grounds are being violated
THE LAW REQUIRES THE REBURIAL OF INDIAN REMAINS. SO WHY ARE THERE STILL 700 SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET?
WHAT WAS ON EARLY MAN'S MIND? HIS TOOLS, BUT HE COULDN'T BRING HIMSELF TO TALK ABOUT IT.
GO AHEAD. THROW AWAY YOUR FUTURE. GARBOLOGIST BILL RATHJE WILL BE HAPPY.