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Reindeer-schmeindeer. Santa’s pets aren’t nearly as popular in the Valley this time of year as the scaley, slithering creatures at Phoenix Herpetological Society. The non-profit throws open its doors for holiday tours, which often sell out.
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.
The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that political candidates can accept much larger sums of money from donors.
“Did you see the photo of the president shaking hands with Castro? Oh, I meant the photo of Richard Nixon shaking hands with Fidel Castro. He put the five-finger grip on Mao Tse-tung, too. Their records on human rights are pretty well known, but somehow the Republicans have a bad case of memory loss about those photos. McCain slipped Muammar Gaddafi ‘five’ also, but he seems to have forgotten that while taking Pres. Obama to task for his greeting to Raul Castro.”
Only a week after the Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board temporarily mucked up the Apple-related company deal to build a huge plant in east Mesa, the board majority struck again, again reflecting the highly partisan Tea Party nature of what’s supposed to be a non-partisan position.
Wow, what’s going on at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? The “FOTUS” turned into “FOTUS-ZILLA” at the State Funeral for South Africa’s Nelson Mandela.
In this techno-centric age, it’s easy to forget about tangible things like paper, pipe cleaners, bits of wire and the endless array of possibilities they present. “Imaginate” at the Arizona Science Center reminds us of the simple joy of puttering and the inherent value it holds for the next generation of innovators, engineers and world-changers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Cardinals care only about stacking up wins as they push for a playoff berth in the rugged NFC. Needing a few extra minutes is no problem at all.
Chandler was far from the glitz of Chicago or the glamour of Los Angeles when it opened for settlement in 1912. But the man whose name the town bore, Dr. A.J. Chandler, envisioned drawing such visitors.
Today is the 222nd anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that guarantee so many freedoms from government excess that we often take for granted.
A federal appeals court may be poised to void a decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to deny driver's licenses to “dreamers” the Obama administration has allowed to stay and work in this country.
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.
A Chandler business is taking the plunge into the world of Bitcoin.
A program launched by Mesa’s Rotary clubs reached a milestone this year when members breached the 50,000 mark for the number of dictionaries donated to Mesa students in just short of a decade.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Fancy a pint of Pliny the Elder or Heady Topper double India pale ales, but can't find it in your neighborhood? Get out your wallet.
Tempe resident Scott Kelly says that after his son had played for a local youth football team for months, the team added new players to the team just in time for the league’s playoffs.
“If President Obama wants to score points with Republicans and avoid another debt crisis, stop borrowing money from China and borrow from the Cayman Islands. That way most lawmakers could draw a paycheck and interest from the American people. They could call it The Grand Cayman Bargain. I would sleep better knowing American tax dollars went to an American politician to buy cocaine than a communist from China to buy American jobs.”
It may be that Arizonans know more about who is the secretary of state than the treasurer.
"To the art of working well, a civilized race would add the art of playing well," philosopher George Santayana said.
“If you’re a conservative and stop to rescue victims in a car accident like Mitt Romney’s son did, you’re mocked and ridiculed by those on the left. If you’re a liberal and kill someone with your car, then run away, you’re elected senator of Massachusetts like Ted Kennedy!”
LOS ANGELES — Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
What exactly is an “inadequate” health insurance policy? It turns out that the answer to a seemingly innocuous question is key to our health care future, to what happens when Obamacare goes down.
In this photo made Nov. 8, 2013, Janet Perkins, president of the Portland chapter of Woman's Christian Temperance Union, speaks at the Neal Dow in Portland, Maine. Perkins says the group is not keen on the law that went into effect Friday, legalizing marijuana for recreational use. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)