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Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according to the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
Seven years ago, director Paul Greengrass gave us “United 93.” Greengrass’ vision was bold and pulled no punches, easily making it the best post-9/11 film to date. Everything Greengrass brought to the table in “United 93” is displayed in “Captain Phillips.” This is another intensely shot, authentically edited true story about ordinary people forced to step up during a catastrophe. Is it the masterpiece that “United 93” was? Not quite, but that’s a really tough act to beat.
If you saw Paul Greengrass's "United 93," a terrifying depiction of one of the doomed flights on 9/11, you know this director can evoke a harrowing, real-life event like few others. In fact, you may not have recovered yet from the experience.
Coming from Ohio there were two rivalries that ruled the sports world.
Arizona residents will be offered health-insurance plans with some of the lowest premiums in the country when federal insurance marketplaces begin open enrollment on Tuesday, Oct. 1 under Obamacare, the government said on Oct. 25.
Nowadays, long hair and loud guitars are common in country music. That wasn’t always the case. The new album “Alabama & Friends” pays tribute to a pioneering band that proved decades ago how popular merging country and Southern rock could be.
This time, we are not talking about Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Dog the Bounty Hunter, John Mayer, Michael Richards, Mel Gibson, Paula Deen, or Riley Cooper.
This CD cover image released by 10 Spot shows "Alabama & Friends," a new release by the band Alabama. (AP Photo/10 Spot)
The 2013 Arizona State Fair will open Oct. 11 for 18 days of rides, attractions, exhibits and — of course — food. Tickets for reserved seating at fair concerts go on sale Saturday, Sept. 7.
Sometimes a shift is so gradual, its effect isn’t realized until an event forces retrospection.
In the past week, we’ve revealed 10 of the top football players to watch on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball in 2013. Sometimes, though, it’s the under-the-radar guys who make as big of an impact.
Football practices have officially started for a handful of East Valley teams, and season openers will be creeping up in a matter of weeks. Several underclassmen dotted the All-Tribune teams at the end of last season and they are back to chase championships. It’s a bumper crop of athletes playing varsity football this season, and here are the Tribune’s Ten Offensive Players to Watch in 2013:
This year 15 students representing the Desert Vista High School’s Thunder Speech Theater and Debate Company traveled to Birmingham, Ala., to compete against more than 2,750 students representing more than 1,000 schools from all 50 states, Guam and South Korea.
“Ordinary Grace,” by William Kent Krueger, is a touching coming-of-age novel set in the fictional town of New Bremen, “somewhere in the broad valley of the Minnesota River.” It is the summer of 1961, a time of innocence and hope for the country with a new young president. It’s the first year the Twins played in Minnesota, ice-cold root beers were enjoyed at Halderson’s drugstore soda fountain, and Hot Stuff comic books fill the magazine racks. For 13-year old Frank Drum it is a summer that becomes much more than a winning baseball season as his innocence is shattered due to a series of tragic events and deaths, including accidents, suicide and murder.
Jeff Rutledge, a former player and coach in the NFL and NCAA Champion quarterback at the University of Alabama, has been hired as the head football coach at Valley Christian High School.
Dillie Nerios is a Florida food stamp recruiter. Her job is to sign up 150 seniors monthly in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
This month, every single resident in Ahwatukee Foothills and beyond (this means you!) is being asked to do one simple thing — give.
Hannah Fadenrecht of Ahwatukee Foothills is currently participating in “Whitman Teaches the Movement,” a partner project between Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., Walla Walla Public Schools, and the Southern Poverty Law Center, a facility based in Montgomery, Ala.
Girls basketball is played below the rim and against Mountain Pointe, which is the home of Kaylah Lupoe.
The Horizon girls volleyball team only lost one match to an in-state opponent this year, and Nikki Hess could do nothing to stop it.
Many prospective employers seem to be scared of the risks of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans in the civilian workplace, according to a think tank composed of business, military and health leaders.
Stan Way, a Latter-day Saint from Jasper, Ala., had just finished dinner out with some Mormon missionaries when he noticed a car slowing as it approached.
For puppies and kittens, size really does matter.
New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.
Dear Mr. Walberg: I enjoyed your recent column about cover letters, and it helped me a lot, but I still have a question. How do you end a cover letter effectively? Should I write, “I am looking forward to hearing from you” or just sign off? A couple of companies I want to contact say “no phone calls” in their postings, so I can’t say that I will phone them for an appointment. — R.S.