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Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has improved slightly.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
WASHINGTON — Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads.
Capitalism or socialism in america. which shall it be? All the signs are there. Our nation is rapidly moving towards socialism. Americans on some form of welfare outnumber the number of workers. National healthcare is upon us and the middle class is being destroyed. The unemployment rate is reported to be 7.2 percent but the real number is in the range of 15 percent. We are becoming a nation of part time workers. Our national debt is a disaster waiting to happen. Perhaps this is what our President had in mind when he said “I want to fundamentally transform America”.
PORTLAND, Maine — A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday that officials are working "24-7" to improve the government's health insurance website after its clunky rollout.
To be named a Blue Ribbon School is the highest achievement an elementary, middle or high school can achieve.
“The cupboard is bare”, said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently in reference to the federal budget crisis. “There’s [sic] no more cuts to make. It’s really important that people understand that.”
“If you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time; we’ll go honky tonkin’ and we’ll have a time.”
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.
Businesses and individuals were honored Wednesday for their work to eliminate underage drinking and substance abuse by Mesa youth.
A total of four schools in Arizona, including two that cover East Valley students, received recognition from the U.S. Department of Education for student achievement and growth.
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.
Queen Creek continued its undefeated season with a 33-12 victory against visiting Show Low.
Patriotic music, inspirational messages, the flag flown at half mast and a moment of silence were all part of a stirring 9/11 Memorial Tribute help in Gilbert Wednesday morning.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make a stop at Arizona State University on Sept. 11 to discuss two issues related to the college experience.
Administrators at local post-secondary colleges say the year-plus debate over increases in student loan rates has created an additional level of precaution in terms of loans and class loads for prospective and current students.
After cutting the original list by 17, the Mesa City Council interviewed the four finalists to replace departed councilmember Dina Higgins as the city’s District 5 representative during a special meeting on Sept. 5.
Tucson — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wrongly paid out at least $67,000 to Pima Community College in Tucson last year because the college did not promptly notify the agency when student veterans quit school or flunked out, according to newly released records.
Higley High School is one of 20 schools to be recognized next month for civic engagement by the Arizona Department of Education.
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias were losing money.
People who visit Tempe this weekend may see a significant number of officers as nine agencies team up for the "Safe and Sober" campaign.
Education administrators from the East Valley and the state highlighted their success and the challenges they face in their efforts to improve Arizona’s test scores during an event hosted by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce last week.
The East Valley Institute of Technology has purchased the former Fazoli’s restaurant property in west Mesa to convert into a restaurant that will be refurbished and eventually operated by EVIT students.
The Gilbert Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday decided to recommend that the Town Council designate an arts, culture and entertainment district in the downtown Heritage District.