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Banner Health will host a seminar in Mesa on Oct. 4 to educate mothers and their daughters about the norms of puberty.
Former Arizona legislator Russell Pearce, the chief sponsor of Arizona's hard-line law against illegal immigration, has resigned a top leadership position in the state Republican Party after he was criticized for remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid.
I was giving a short tour to a colleague from California recently. We drove down Rio Salado Parkway and Apache Boulevard, went past Arizona State University and the Biodesign Institute, stopped at Tempe Town Lake and strolled down Mill Avenue. I showed him the projects under way and described those planned. At the end of an hour he turned to me and said, “Wow! You really like your community.”
A local business is accusing popular deal-of-the-day provider Groupon of discrimination and is urging a boycott.
More than 13,000 Arizona women terminated their pregnancies last year by abortion, a slight increase from the year before.
It was 13 years ago Thursday when terrorists attacked the United States after gaining control of four commercial airplanes. Two planes struck and took down the World Trade Center in New York; the third damaged the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.; and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Passengers of that flight, United 93, fought the terrorists in an attempt to regain control of the plane.
Two women’s nonprofit organizations in Phoenix announced their recent partnership to offer more support for women in their personal and professional lives.
The Buddha said, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” Well, ready or not kids, your teachers are showing up in classrooms everywhere. It’s time to crack open the books, slip the surly bonds of summer, and head back to school.
It's disheartening to see the grifters, opportunists and race-baiters once again grab the chance to stir up racial animosity. We've seen Ferguson before. It's another setback to those sincerely striving for racial harmony.
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As the fall semester at ASU is underway, there is new emphasis on campus about preventing sexual assault.
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that Arizona lawmakers can legally restrict the right of women to a medication abortion if they have “justification” to do so and other options remain.
Arizona State has agreed to contract extensions for men's basketball coach Herb Sendek and women's coach Charli Turner Thorne, a person familiar with the deals told The Associated Press.
Words are powerful creatures. Sometimes sleek and smooth, sometimes coarse and rough. Once they’re out there, we can’t snatch them back, tame them, or change them. Of course, not all words are hurtful or intended to wound. But words that hurt can kill us slowly and painfully, like a torturer. They cut away at our confidence, they eat up our self-esteem. While we might be able to maintain outward façade of normality, we inwardly shrivel and die. In those hidden depths, we can look and feel like “The Scream,” by Edvard Munch.
The East Valley Women will have a breakfast meeting at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa on Sept. 16.
Reality has a habit of raining down hard and melting away the comforts formed by the kindness of imagination and the vagaries of memory. There’s the way a person wants to remember an event that occurred in his or her life, and then there’s the way the event actually played out, complete with details absent of sympathy.
South Mountain Community College’s women’s volleyball team is being recognized for their work in the classroom in addition to their work on the court.
Someone visiting a home when police show up with a search warrant can have their own purses and personal property examined, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Mesa United Way is taking applications for 13 AmeriCorps positions that begin Sept. 1 and three AmeriCorps VISTA positions that begin in November. The temporary social-service positions all pay stipends and other benefits and have a one-year term of service.
A controversial spotlight shines upon Phoenix, once again, as a tearful mugshot of Valley resident Shanesha Taylor circulates around the world.
NEW YORK — Move over, studded bracelets and chandelier earrings. Right now, it's all about nails.
Residents in one Tempe neighborhood are being told to be sure to keep their doors locked after two women were assaulted in their homes.
Police are looking for a suspect in two assaults on women at Hayden Square in Tempe. [ABC15.com]