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The lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge late Friday to block dissident lawmakers from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona.
If you’re new to the Sonoran desert or just want to learn more about it, you might enjoy this informational hike at Usery Mountain Park. After a question-and-answer session, you’ll take a brief quarter-mile stroll along the Desert Hawk Trail. Water and closed-toe shoes are recommended.
Never made the trek up Pass Mountain to Wind Cave, one of the East Valley’s most popular hiking destinations?
A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
DENVER — A trip to Aspen during peak ski season is going to set you back some cash. But even those who can afford the posh Colorado mountain town will enjoy checking out what's free, from high-altitude adventures to creature comforts.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
Is America’s center rising again? It certainly seems that way.
Like to hike? Think you could hoof it a hundred miles in as many days? If so, consider the 100 Miles in 100 Days challenge from Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department.
Come January, Arizona's minimum wage workers will be able to afford an extra Big Mac a week.
The trains are rolling in, tour buses are pulling up and vehicles are moving steadily through the entrance gates of Grand Canyon National Park after Arizona struck a deal with the federal government to reopen the landmark tourist area.
PHOENIX — A desire by consumers for healthier alternatives to beef is turning around and hitting them in the wallets.
Arizona State University President Michael Crow says he won't ask the Arizona Board of Regents for a tuition increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2014-2015 school year.
PHOENIX — The state is headed into another financial hole, the combination of already approved tax cuts and required annual spending increases.
PHOENIX — The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park said Thursday it will not reopen during the government shutdown, even if others come up with the operating cash.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Everybody gathers around Joe, the guy who seems to have all the answers. Only he doesn't.
In this Oct. 2, 2013 photo taken by Tammy Webber, a scenic view on her way to Glacier Point trail in the Yosemite National Park, Calif. is seen. By Tuesday morning, everyone awoke to learn that the government, indeed, had shut down. But the park hadn't quite yet. Those with reservations in the park would have 48 hours to get out. Webber decided to make the most of it and drive to Glacier Point and do a long hike. But too late: The road to Glacier Point already was closed. (AP Photo/Tammy Webber)
In this Oct. 2, 2013 photo taken by Tammy Webber, a scenic view on her way to Glacier Point trail in the Yosemite National Park, is seen. By Tuesday morning, everyone awoke to learn that the government, indeed, had shut down. But the park hadn't quite yet. Those with reservations in the park would have 48 hours to get out. Webber decided to make the most of it and drive to Glacier Point and do a long hike. But too late: The road to Glacier Point already was closed. (AP Photo/Tammy Webber)
We’re used to walking into a room, flipping a switch and having the lights go on instantaneously.
It would benefit the U.S. Postal Service in the long run if they’d ceased nickel and dime-ing the customers to death — a penny here and a penny there which is just plain aggravating. It would be more practical making the rate hike to the nearest five cents, be it $.50 or $.55, and leave it at that. The increase overall to the individual is so small, one wouldn’t really notice. Just keeping up with inflation and no different than grocery shopping where few count pennies.