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Black Friday used to be the one day where you could find bargain-basement deals on computers, TVs, game consoles, home goods, clothes, toys, and the list goes on.
(Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part guest commentary. See the conclusion in the Nov. 22 AFN, where one porn user shares his journey and mental health experts struggle over what to call this problem).
Their talent has taken them to Nashville and beyond, onto stages where they’ve opened for some of the biggest names in country music, including Wynonna Judd, Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes, Little Big Town and Steve Wariner.
On the heels of Apple’s new, lighter iPad, Amazon has come out with a full-size tablet that weighs even less yet sports a sharper display and a lower price tag. Although Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 hasn’t received as much attention as the iPad Air, it is emerging as the strongest challenger yet to Apple’s device.
Hi. My name is Elizabeth, and I’m a bookaholic.
In 1957 Dema Lee left everything she knew in Oklahoma and moved with her husband and two young children to the Papago Indian Reservation in Sells, Ariz., so that her husband could take a new position working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
BASIS recently received high acclaim in education from author and TIME magazine journalist Amanda Ripley’s new book, “The Smartest Kids in the World (and how they got that way).”
Q: How feasible is it to get rid of cable television and watch everything on the Internet? — D
Amigos, here’s a worthy poster to nail on the gate post: “Wanted: Safe Bargain Shopping on the Internet.” In case you’re new to frugal buying online, here’s a big “howdy” to the new frontier of shopping.
For many authors, if asked where they found their passion for writing they would say it has been instilled into them at a young age.
The last time Jan Brewer greeted Barack Obama at the airport, it didn't exactly go so well.
State lawmakers were moving toward finally adjourning their 151-day session late Thursday -- but not before setting the stage for constituents to have to start paying taxes on what they buy from catalogs and on the World Wide Web.
After reading that the Senate has passed a bill to have online retailers charge sales tax exactly the same as brick and mortar businesses, I am hopeful that Congress will see the impact this will have on their communities. Small businesses have suffered and many have closed because people can save tax dollars by purchasing online. In fact, many people use local retail businesses as testing grounds for whatever they want to buy online. While we all love the idea of getting a deal, it shouldn’t be done on the backs of our local retail businesses. If the same tax is charged online as in person sales, both types of retail would be better served. I hope our Congressmen will realize that when the issue comes to a vote.
E-Books and Amazon.com may spell the demise of the publishing industry, but Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, named “Best Bookstore” yet again by “2013 Best of East Valley Voters, continues to thrive.
All preschool through high school teachers are encouraged to visit Lifetime Eye Care for teacher appreciation week, March 11-15. Teachers visiting for an eye exam will receive a gift bag with chocolates, a $10 gift card, glasses cleaner, and more. Teachers will be entered into a raffle, where one could win a $100 gift card to the Melting Pot restaurant.
Tim Nguyen wants to help you make money in the stock market. In his first book, “Conquering the Bull and the Bear: A Holistic Approach to Profiting in the Stock Market,” the Ahwatukee resident offers a different approach than most other financial investment books.
Microsoft is making the claim that you can’t trust Google anymore because they only show search results for those that are willing to pay. Is this true?
Longtime Ahwatukee Foothills resident Neal Lester was one of four editors who put together “Sapphire’s Literary Breakthrough,” a book volume exploring an author’s writing.
Last minute shoppers may be surprised to find the deals on large TVs they may have missed on Black Friday are still available just across the freeway in Tempe.
WASHINGTON — Booming sales on Cyber Monday might have meant savings for consumers, but they could also have meant lost revenue for the state of Arizona, a new report said.
In November 2011 Arizona said Amazon owed the state $53 million in uncollected sales taxes from March 1, 2006, through Dec. 31, 2010, according to the company's most recent quarterly earnings report.
Buy a sheep, “adopt” a soldier or name a piece of rainforest.
Google has started shipping a larger version of its Nexus tablet computer, one that comes closer to competing with Apple’s full-size iPad and other tablets. Here’s a look at how the Nexus 10 compares with other tablets with similar screens.
The best thing about most of the world becoming completely dependent on electronics is that some very good products can be had relatively cheap.
A fiction novel that takes readers into the depths of corruption in government and frustrated consumers ready to handle it in extreme ways may not be far off from the truth, according to Ahwatukee Foothills resident Dan Tamblo.