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  • AFN News Staff

The Arizona Department of Transportation said it’s ramping up construction activity along the entire 22-mile stretch of the South Mountain Freeway this year, and plans to blast a path through South Mountain sometime this summer.

  • By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

A judge has refused to block voters from getting the last word on whether they want to expand a system of vouchers that uses public funds to send children to private and parochial schools.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

A new court battle has emerged over the South Mountain Freeway that could threaten the state’s plan to complete the $1.7 billion project by late next year.

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  • By Coty Dolores Miranda, AFN Contributor

After Dr. Michelle May and her husband, Owen, decided to re-carpet their Ahwatukee home earlier this month, the necessity of moving furnishings from six rooms provided unexpected inspiration for May’s Mindful Eating Newsletter on her website, AmIHungry.com.

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  • By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

A Tempe legislator who represents Ahwatukee tangled with a Chandler lawmaker last week before a House panel voted – but just barely – to give feminine hygiene products and diapers the same tax treatment as Lottery tickets, Viagra, tourist magazines, college textbooks and farm animals sold fo…

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  • By Colleen Sparks, AFN Staff Writer

Babies gently splashed, floated, dipped beneath the water and grabbed rubber ducks while anchored to protective mothers in a shallow pool on a recent weekday morning in Mesa.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

Alarmed by the rash of teens who took their life last year in multiple area school districts, including Tempe Union, state Sen. Sean Bowie has introduced a bill requiring suicide-prevention training for all teachers and staff.

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