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Q: I’m a little nervous about all this talk about turning my smartphone into my wallet; isn’t it just going to create another major area to get breached?
Mesa resident Matthew Baltzley is known as someone who is “on the spectrum,” meaning he is autistic. It’s a disability by definition, but Matthew’s autism offers a different way of seeing the world and channels the artistic vision he hopes to employ in the future.
To Linda Turley-Hansen:
A prosecutor says an Oklahoma man charged with mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio wasn't motivated by animosity toward the sheriff and instead sent the explosive package in hopes of framing a former business partner.
A man legally married in California whose husband died last week in Tucson wants a federal judge to issue an emergency order requiring Arizona to list him on the death certificate as the spouse.
Several of our East Valley Marines loaded a donated electric wheelchair onto a trailer and delivered it to PowerPaws in Scottsdale. One of PowerPaws’ missions it to provide highly skilled assistance dogs to veterans with disabilities. The wheelchair will be used to assist in the training of the dogs, who need to be familiar and at ease with any situation.
Drivers heading out on state highways for the Labor Day weekend will get a break from construction closures, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Banner Children’s Academy of Education & Development is moving from its longtime Scottsdale confines to a new campus in Tempe — a place administrators believe will provide many benefits for its students.
The Ahwatukee Foothills News editorial staff is set to fare well in the 2014 Arizona Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper and Excellence contest as the top three finishers have been announced for the annual competition.
Beginning today, pawnbrokers can charge higher interest, bigger prizes will be available at some bars and restaurants, and some cough medicines will be off-limits to minors. State health officials will be able to inspect abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.
Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.
Alyssa Kimble, a soon-to-be fourth-grader in White Plains, N.Y., says she uses the desk in her bedroom for “everything” — creating lesson plans for her make-believe school, writing stories and storing stuff.
NEW YORK — "You must try harder." David Flink, 34, heard those words over and over again growing up in Atlanta — from his teachers, from his father — as he struggled against dyslexia and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Chandler resident Gus LaZear was named vice president and general manager of the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit), a program run by the Arizona Bridge to Independent Living.
Has anyone noticed how professional unions have an opinion on a variety of political issues? Killing the unborn, for example, seems to be a major component of organized labors’ campaigns. Political advertising is expensive. So, where, exactly, have those big bucks come from?
Seventy years ago, Allied forces landed tens of thousands of men at Normandy, France, in the largest seaborne invasion in history — D-Day. In the time since then, Justin Roy has stayed busy, hoping to one day forget what he saw and did there.
COO Robin Rollando with her son, Anthony, at Pieceful Solutions charter school in Mesa on Thursday, June 19, 2014. Rollando, whose son is autistic, joined the school for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities to make a difference. [David Jolkovski/AFN]
One of the funniest quirks Gilbert resident Marieke Davis possesses is her interest in the arts. It’s not because of her artistic talent — a recent win in a national poster contest proves she has skill — but from the way she expresses herself artistically.
Claiming “systemic abuse” of children who arrive in this country alone, immigrant rights groups on Wednesday this morning the Department of Homeland Security conduct an immediate investigation.
NEW YORK — The number of U.S. fathers home with their kids full-time is down, from a peak 2.2 million in 2010, the official end of the recession, to about 2 million in 2012, according to a report released Thursday by the Pew Research Center.
A 19-year-old Tempe man accused of having an improvised explosive device in his bedroom in his family's home has been sentenced to a year of probation.
Mesa Library will open a coffee kiosk for library patrons and employ Marc Community Resource participants such as the elderly, people with developmental disabilities and behavioral health problems.
A 2-year-old is in stable condition following a near drowning in Mesa Monday.
he U.S. Senate has turned fish into foul and left America’s disability community dangling on the hook.