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Of all the words to describe Mesa in 2013, inactive is the furthest one down the list. The city was bustling throughout the year with news that held the nation’s attention for months at a time and the announcement of several new projects that should make Mesa an attractive option for businesses in 2014 and beyond.
In Japan, the story of the 47 ronin is so central to the country's national identity that a special word exists for the act of retelling it: Chushingura. But despite this long tradition of flexible reinterpretation, the Hollywood-backed "47 Ronin" takes such liberties with the underlying legend that a different term comes to mind, one better suited to American actor Keanu Reeves' involvement: "bogus." So far, Japanese audiences have been slow to embrace a CG-heavy version of the story that offers Keanu as a previously unsung "half-breed" accomplice. Meanwhile, domestic crowds are being deliberately misled to think he's the star — a high-stakes bait-and-switch sure to backfire on this narratively stiff but compositionally dazzling production.
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected arguments from the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission and allowed new, higher campaign contribution limits passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature to go into effect.
I was 4 ½ years old when I delivered my first news report.
Mesa police arrested a man who planned to set his estranged wife on fire, kill her boyfriend and then commit suicide, according to a police report.
The Grand Canyon National Park is set to reopen Saturday.
More people in Arizona died from drug overdoses than from car accidents in 2010, according to a report Monday that said the state had the sixth-highest overdose rate in the nation that year.
Lisa Pino’s intention always was to enter public service upon graduation from law school at Arizona State University, and she has done so in many different arenas.
PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, various civil rights groups are taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.
A Las Vegas mother is resting Wednesday after delivering a healthy set of quintuplets in a suburban Phoenix hospital, bringing five new additions to her family's already full house.
PHOENIX — Facing a splintered gay-rights community, supporters of legalizing same-sex weddings in Arizona have pulled the plug on putting the issue to voters next year.
PHOENIX — Saying he doesn't want a Detroit-like bankruptcy here, a GOP activist is hoping to get voters to curb the size of pensions for public employees.
Have you ever sat in the international terminal at the airport and just listened to the mix of voices around you, all of them speaking in a language you don’t understand?
A wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern because of its remote location and small size quickly blazed into an inferno, leading officials to rapidly order more resources in the hours before flames killed 19 members of an elite Hotshot crew, according to a report released Monday.
Arizona’s far East Valley will likely need new representation after State Sen. Rich Crandall was tabbed as the head of Wyoming’s Department of Education this week.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's capital is perfectly positioned as a halfway point between Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but visitors often decide to extend their stopovers once they get a feel for the city's burgeoning art scene and its accessible hiking, biking and skiing trails.
BERKELEY, Calif. — College students Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora were just a few months short of careers in corporate banking when they learned in a class lecture that it was possible to grow gourmet mushrooms on leftover coffee grounds.
Legislative Republicans used the final hours of the just-ended legislative session to shove through a series of changes in election laws that could give them advantages in future elections.
Arizona public schools again had some of the lowest per-pupil spending in the nation in 2011, ahead of only Oklahoma, Idaho and Utah, according to a recent Census Bureau report.
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.
A federal judge on Tuesday slapped down the latest efforts by the state to block the Tohono O'odham from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
Douglas W. Coleman, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), announced Thursday that Arizonans turned in 60 percent more pills than last year's Take-Back event, demonstrating the public’s continued appreciation and need for the opportunity to discard unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs from medicine cabinets, bedside tables and kitchen drawers.
In an effort to increase efficiency and turnaround time, the Biology Unit at the Mesa crime lab, which analyzes DNA, switched to an electronic system as of January 2013.
The Drug Enforcement Administration and its state, local and tribal law enforcement partners will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.