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BOISE, Idaho — A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.
Using their talents for hilarious, family-friendly improvisational comedy, Jef and Shurlin Rawls of Mesa hope to lift spirits while lightening the load for a family in their neighborhood with an event they are calling a “FUN-draiser.”
After Jody Farley Berens and Andy Royal lost their close friend, Michelle Singleton, to cancer in 2005, they noticed that while there were plenty of organizations aimed at helped in researching and battling cancer, there weren’t enough to help cancer patients get through the rigors of their day-to-day lives.
Peter Sterling’s ascent to the pinnacle of the Mesa business community was relatively fast.
The words "fit" and "fat" differ by just one letter, but most people see little resemblance between the two. If you're fit you're obviously not fat, and if you're fat you couldn't possibly be fit.
The organization that funded Arizona's 2010 medical marijuana initiative says lawmakers who now want voters to scrap the program are missing the point of a study on teen use.
The good, the bad, the kitschy. A “seasonal sweater” is one way to start a conversation at a holiday function.
Gift giving feels good, and can feel even better if you know your purchase is helping those less fortunate. Luckily, a number of home décor retailers partner with charitable organizations; many do so year-round, with additional initiatives during the holiday season.
Here are The Associated Press’ reviews of selected holiday albums:
The election is over, but now our country faces another big moment. Behind closed doors, some members of Congress are trying to arrange a “grand bargain”—and some are insisting on extending tax cuts for the richest 2 percent of Americans while cutting Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security benefits.
Gift giving feels good, and can feel even better if you know your purchase is helping those less fortunate. Luckily, a number of home décor retailers partner with charitable organizations; many do so year round, with additional initiatives during the holiday season.
Insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes and obesity (diabesity) are global epidemics that continue to rise and come with major health consequences. Type 2 diabetes is commonly associated with poor diet and inactivity. However, there is now evidence of autoimmunity in Type 2 diabetes.
This coming Tuesday, when the Sons of Confederate Veterans gather at Globe Cemetery, the historical veterans organization will honor Pvt. Wesley Lancaster, who has been buried in an unmarked grave for nearly a century.
Director Jon Kasdan comes from a family of filmmakers. His father served as screenwriter for classic motion pictures such as “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. His brother has directed star-studded, raunchy comedies like “Bad Teacher” and “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”.
Join in the effort to fight cancer 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23 when the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Chandler hosts its kickoff rally. Event volunteers and participants will hear from cancer survivors who have benefitted from the fund-raising efforts.
The Edge Talent Explosion makes its first appearance in the Southeast Valley on Nov. 3.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce has announced nominees for the 2012 Palo Verde Business Woman of the Year and the 10 women are well known in the community for not only their business but their service.
In the wake of a friend’s death four years ago, three Mountain Pointe High School graduates have started their own organization to raise money and spread awareness of pancreatic cancer.
The candidates for Legislative District 18 were asked three questions by the Ahwatukee Foothills News. The following are their responses to the first question. Click the "read more" link for each candidate's full response.
Friends and family of a late bicycle shop owner who died last year are organizing a memorial bike ride Sunday through Ahwatukee Foothills.
Did you know that every three minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer? Do you think breast cancer affects women only? Think again. Men are not exempt from breast cancer. Many breast cancers are fueled by estrogen, a hormone produced in fat tissue. Although there are numerous reasons why women predominantly experience estrogen dominance (use of birth control, menopause and pregnancy), both men and women are increasingly affected by estrogen dominance.
Playing her part in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ahwatukee Foothills studio salon owner April Harper is donating 10 percent of her revenue to a fundraiser benefitting Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
They might not be dressed in tuxes or have a martini in hand, but they’re your body’s go-to defense in the fight against aging.
Gilbert’s Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center marked its one-year anniversary this week and the James M. Cox Foundation honored the milestone with a $5 million gift.
When Ahwatukee Foothills resident Gregg Powell’s mother was diagnosed with dementia he was thrown into a world he says he didn’t even know existed.