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Step right up and meet the man who, some say, is the greatest man in American history — George Washington. Though, you will actually be meeting George Fairfax, the man who portrays Washington for a living. Originally from Virginia, Fairfax lives and breathes Washington and will transport you through time to a place where the General is the most respected man in the country.
Common sense dictates that our police must be solving a much higher percent of homicides today as compared to the 1960s. After all, today’s police departments have access to DNA evidence that didn’t exist during the 1960s. And police departments today can run finger prints through high tech computers and find an exact match out of 100s of millions finger prints on file. Back in the 1960s this technology did not exist.
“If you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time; we’ll go honky tonkin’ and we’ll have a time.”
“Loving the double-speak by the GOP. One group of Republicans are saying the shutdown was the last thing they wanted and another group of Republicans are saying they are happy about the shutdown.”
“If you can’t modify something you’ve bought, do you really own it?”
Some jewelry makers take more than inspiration from nature; they incorporate found objects from trails and beaches in their work.
If you’re like me, you have some real doubts about increasing our involvement in Syria by responding to that country’s use of deadly gas attacks.
President Obama’s decision to defer to Congress the decision about whether to slap around Syria was a pure political masterstroke.
“I always enjoy Linda Turley-Hansen’s column. She’s better than anyone, reveals the total disconnect from reality of the far right, the bigotry and racism of their political views and ignorance of the causes and effects of poverty in this country. Incidentally: Guns do kill people, and that’s a fact.”
I’ve been thinking about the sorry state of American culture, and that made me reminisce about the Cold War.
Negotiators for striking transit bus drivers in eastern Phoenix suburbs and the national bus company they work for were negotiating Friday as a work stoppage affecting tens of thousands of riders entered its second day.
Tens of thousands of bus riders in Phoenix's sprawling eastern suburbs were left without rides to work Thursday after drivers went on strike in a dispute with the company that just took over operations for the area's regional transit system.
Considering all the bad news we’ve had in Arizona lately, we are finally getting some good news. Ex-governor Janet Napolitano has resigned her job as President Barack Obama’s Secretary of Homeland Security and is moving to California to take over the struggling University of California system.
Forty executive MBA students from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University were granted a deeper look at how government functions during a two-day event at the State Capitol last week.
Like nearly every school, Corona del Sol is heading to cooler climate for football camps in the next two weeks. Aztecs coach Tom Joseph estimated 110 kids or so will make the trek to Heber’s middle school and high school: 80-90 freshmen and sophomores followed by 30 juniors and seniors.
YARNELL, Ariz. — Juliann Ashcraft had just put the kids down for a nap when her cellphone buzzed. It was a text from Andrew, her husband of seven years and, still, her best friend.
We’ve hit the “dead” zone.
A blazing heat wave expected to send the mercury soaring to nearly 120 degrees in Phoenix and Las Vegas over the weekend has settled across the West, threatening to ground airliners and forcing cities to set up cooling stations for the homeless and elderly.
How could the Obama administration even considered for one minute arming the Syrian rebels?
Expectations are an interesting thing. Sometimes, you do your best to keep the bar low and are blown away; other times, anticipation builds to a point where you can't help but be let down at whatever final product finds its way into your lap.
A roaring grill and an icy brew are almost as integral to July Fourth as fireworks. But today's burgers and beers affairs bear little resemblance to the buffet served during our nation's first Independence Day.
In the 2002 Holiday Bowl, Andrew Walter — a three-year team captain as a record-setting quarterback at Arizona State University — suffered the kind of injury that would have knocked most players out of the game.
Early in President’s Obama’s presidency some critiques of the president were claiming he was traveling around the world on what they called an “apology tour,” but nothing can be farther from the truth. Looking back, yes, President Obama seemed to be uneasy when meeting some world leaders, but no one can deny the fact that his presidency has taken on our foes with a precise and deadly intensity.
Since its earliest days, the United States has been a great experiment, testing whether a free people are capable of governing themselves through law, without the need of a king or dictator. King George III of England was the first of a long line of skeptics extending to this day, a line which includes the secessionists who triggered the American Civil War, and, most recently, NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Smart irrigation is becoming a hot landscaping specialty as groundwater aquifers are increasingly sucked dry.