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PHOENIX — Federal workers who got time off with pay during the government shutdown won't be double dipping, at least not in Arizona.
Until this summer, few people outside the R&B music scene knew who Robin Thicke was. Then came his new song "Blurred Lines" and an unrated online video to promote it.
As they try to fight less-than-flattering perceptions from the past and more difficult graduation requirements, Career Technical Education programs across the East Valley have redefined their offerings to stay in step with evolving career fields.
It has become a real-life soap opera watched by people around the world and dozens of fanatics who camp out on a Phoenix sidewalk in the middle of the night to get into the show. One seat even sold for $200.
Every day, emergency and public safety crews put their lives on the line to help motorists stranded along highways. Tragically, crashes involving emergency and other vehicles that are pulled over along highway shoulders claim hundreds of lives across the country each year.
State lawmakers are moving to cut by half what cities and counties have to pay to publish their legal notices.
The state House on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to legislation that will let the state's largest cities publish their legal notices online rather than spending money to buy newspaper ads.
It was less than three years ago that Mesa’s The Gold Mine Radio station finally received its FCC license — following a 12-year effort.
We have all seen those strings of legal words in commercials set in type too small to read, even if you push the pause button and affix your eyeball directly to the TV screen.
NEW YORK — A woman I haven't spoken to in six years is pregnant with her second son. Another college acquaintance reads the Bible a lot. A high school classmate likes to rant about politics. A college dormmate thinks he works too much.
Members of the Senior Advocacy Group of Ahwatukee (SAGA) would like to extend our gratitude to the Ahwatukee Foothills community for making our Inaugural Symposium on Nov. 3 a tremendous success. Over 175 seniors, caregivers, industry experts, vendors and volunteers attended SAGA Symposium 2012, a first-time educational forum on important local resources hosted by the Pecos Community Center.
Never before in U.S. history have the American people held its military in such (unrealistic) esteem. Possibly, it is partially due to false images portrayed by the for-profit 24/7 cable-news organizations; possibly, it is partially due to the general American public’s lack of experience, and knowledge — i.e., we’ve lost our grip on reality.
Ken Burns' latest PBS documentary, "The Dust Bowl," comes on the heels of the first presidential-election debates in 28 years not to address climate change. If the candidates won't talk about it, leave it to Burns and frequent collaborator Dayton Duncan to draw historic parallels between present-day environmental concerns and the disaster of the 1930s, which was caused by a combination of drought and environmentally destructive farming methods.
A butler opens the door of the large Sesame Street brownstone and guides me to the parlor. Big Bird is sitting on a large couch, wearing a silk smoking jacket, holding a bourbon and enjoying a drag on what appears to be an unfiltered Camel cigarette.
NEW YORK — During the next presidential debate, the candidates will be pondering the important questions of our time. But the most controversial may be "Sausage or pepperoni?"
“I want to thank the City of Mesa and the Mesa Arts Center for an invitation to something called the ‘Dia de Los Muertos Celebration’ that I received in the mail this week. Unfortunately, the invitation was printed only in Spanish so I don’t understand it and I won’t be able to attend.”
Arizona has often been viewed as the state with the most options for school choice.
I’d like to talk to you today about math and politics.
Poet Terry Hummer reads prose and plays saxophone. Musician Billy Cioffi sings Hummer’s words and strums his guitar. Backup singers melodically chime in — all to create the soulful ambiance evident in the television episode “The AmeriCamera Project,” where Hummer and Cioffi fuse poetry with rock ‘n’ roll.
I’d like to talk to you today about math and politics. Don’t go running to the sports page. This won’t hurt. Well, it might, if you learn that certain rather important numbers may not be telling you what you think they are.
Danny Tyree’s recent rallying cry of “Conservatives, Let’s Save PBS!” was spot on. His column recognized that public broadcasting serves all Americans, regardless of their political persuasion. Indeed, PBS traces its roots to wealthy American industrialist Andrew Carnegie — who insisted on “excellence” as his core conservative value.