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Owning a dog is a lot like playing golf. By this I mean there are rules and appropriate behaviors/etiquette that correspond to dog ownership. Dogs are natural followers and want to please. With the right leadership and guidance, you can establish an amazing bond with your dog. To find this connection, it’s necessary to establish a routine to let your dog know the rules.
From blazing wildfires in Colorado to Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, natural disasters have been front-page news in 2012. Less headline-worthy are the financial repercussions that follow, which tens of thousands of people are dealing with right now. These types of tragedies are unavoidable — the most you can do is prepare to minimize the time it takes to put the pieces of your life back together. Creating a plan that addresses your finances and insurance beforehand can make it easier to recover from a devastating event.
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State senators voted 20-8 Tuesday to remove what they said are legal impediments to alternative “transportation services” like Lyft and Uber, paving the way for them to compete with taxis in Arizona.
Valley Dogs Rescue will host their third annual Fore the Dogs Golf Tournament Saturday, May 3 at Foothills Golf Club.
Austin Goe knows what it takes.
1. On April 7 at 9:15 a.m. police took a stolen vehicle report in the 16400 block of South 23rd Way.
It’s hard to completely put out a fire when the embers burn as hot as the Desert Vista bats have been all season.
No run total is safe.
The Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM) has been accused of being dormant over the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course since it closed last year, but those in charge say it’s not possible for the homeowners association to do any more.
An effort to close Falcon Field has begun. Two land developers who bought homes off the end of Falcon’s runways have applied to have an initiative placed on the November 2014 ballot to commence the defunding of Falcon Field.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and ICAN is partnering with two East Valley organizations to help spread the word about alcohol and its dangers. Alcohol use by youth is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, more than 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents and thousands more are injured.
Arizonans who smoke marijuana can't be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
A GPS device installed and tracked by police without a warrant is illegal even if the person being targeted for tracking is not the owner of the vehicle, the state Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
This wouldn’t be about Sam Allen if the 71-year-old Mesa resident has his way. He doesn’t mind being part of it, but what follows wouldn’t focus as much on his efforts as much as it would the many people he works alongside during the week.
Kids ages 9 to 14 can compete in Hershey’s Track and Field Games on May 3 at Red Mountain High School in Mesa. The competition is free to participate and will begin at 9 a.m.
The 2nd version of the Dobson Invitational Tournament is scheduled for Friday, April 25 at Dobson High School (1501 W. Guadalupe Road, Mesa)
Administrators from Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School invited community members Thursday morning to celebrate its 21st annual Patriotic Day, honoring veterans and those serving in the military.
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April is Alcohol Awareness Month and ICAN is partnering with two East Valley organizations to help spread the word about alcohol and its dangers. Alcohol use by youth is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, over 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents and thousands more are injured.
The city of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University announced the expansion of an on-going partnership through a $125,000 investment to fund public safety efforts, including a drowning-prevention program and graffiti abatement services.
When you begin your workday you have two individuals who are competing to be your personal career coach for the day. The first, whose name is Donald (of the Trump variety) is dressed in a sleek, dark, and expensive suit and is waiting to take charge. Don carries all of the latest technology with everything organized, easily accessible, and he responds to emails, texts, and phone calls instantly. Don is very opinionated about everything relating to business and has the right to be since his experience and resume are perfect. Don is everything corporate America desires. Donald is going places!
According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, drowning is one of the leading causes of death in Arizona among children 1 to 4 years old. This alarming statistic is one of the reasons Fulton Homes, for the 12th consecutive year, is sponsoring the Valley’s most successful and recognized water safety programs.
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It may not be all that much fun to file your taxes, but you do get to eagerly anticipate that one big question: Will I or won’t I get a tax refund? If you receive a refund, you’ll have to answer another question: What should I do with it?