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A resale franchise is thriving in the Ahwatukee Foothills.
On Monday, July 14, Arizona State University’s Project Humanities will attempt to uncover the meaning of privilege and how it impacts society with a free workshop in Ahwatukee.
The voters of Congressional District 9 are faced with a couple of choices. Do we keep Democrat Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema to represent us or do we elect someone else?
Each year, the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) recognizes special individuals or groups who have contributed to the success of medical care in Arizona. Recipients were recognized in an awards ceremony during the ArMA President’s Banquet at the Phoenix Country Club on May 30, which featured Gov. Jan Brewer as an award recipient and the keynote speaker. Brewer’s keynote speech provided an overview of the work to restore and expand the Arizona Medicaid program, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).
What if Louise of “Thelma & Louise” survived driving into the Grand Canyon and had a bratty granddaughter played by Melissa McCarthy somewhere down the line? You’d probably get something along the lines of “Tammy.” In the film, Susan Sarandon finds herself going along for another offbeat road trip full of crazy shenanigans, none of which take an especially dark turn like in “Thelma & Louise.” Sarandon is only the co-pilot on this particular road trip, however, playing second banana to McCarthy as the title character.
Garrett Lever is settling in nicely to his home at Weber State. In just his third year, and at the age of 25, the Desert Vista graduate has been named as an assistant coach.
Three students from Ahwatukee excelled during the spring semester and earned sports on the dean’s list at their respective universities. Haleigh Spurlock at Graceland University; Daniel Rose, a sophomore majoring in video/television and film at Hofstra University; and Rachel Butler at Belmont University all qualified for the academic honor.
WASHINGTON • Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states still haven’t regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.
New labor statistics show that Arizona ranks next to last in its recovery of jobs lost in the Great Recession as it still struggles to dig out of the hole from the collapse of the construction industry.
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced the first six graduates of their comprehensive education program for prospects in the Dominican Republic.
Sunbelt Holdings has appointed Melissa Scott property manager of the Arizona State University Research Park, a 320-acre research and development park for which Sunbelt Holdings has provided asset management services since 1992.
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced its board of directors for Super Bowl XLIX. The board of directors is composed of business leaders who volunteer their time to drive the state’s efforts for Super Bowl XLIX.
The Mountain Pointe Pride boys basketball team has about four months until the regular season gets underway. For head coach Hosea Graham, that time is all about one thing: work.
Thousands of high school graduates celebrated recently across the Valley, each worthy of praise — but a special group of students had twice the reason to cheer.
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) recently welcomed a new chair-elect and seven new members to its board of directors. Ed Munson of KPHO-TV will serve as the 2014-2015 board chair, succeeding Peter Hayes of Salt River Project, while Ken McMahon of CenturyLink has been named chair-elect.
It’s time to clear out the notebook with some quick thoughts and notes.
They say Europe is the birthplace of fencing, and Ahwatukee Foothills resident Rachelle Arama has her ticket punched to the continent.
In a partnership with 104.7 KISS FM and the Johnjay and Rich Care for Kids Foundation, Barefoot Pools awarded a custom fence to a Valley family. The fence was provided to the couple in order to further their goal of adopting a foster child. In order to qualify for foster care, a family’s house must have a fenced-in pool, and this process brings the couple one step closer to their new addition.
A University of Arizona doctor who was pushing for more research into medical marijuana is being let go — she believes for political reasons.
Everything’s email these days.
O’Connor House, whose mission is to continue the lifetime work of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to help solve important social, economic and political problems through civil dialogue and action, has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors, each appointed to a three-year term:
Zeke Jones’ blueprint for restoring Arizona State wrestling also comes with red and white ones as well.
The general consensus seems to be that this has been a disappointing summer movie season. That either means that the standards of moviegoers are going up or they’ve just become spoiled brats. Come on, people. “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” and “Godzilla” might not have been blockbuster masterpieces, but for what they were, they did provide perfectly solid entertainment. The same cannot be said about “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” Now that the latest from Michael Bay is in the mix, the summer movie season must be graded on a curve.
A couple of days after being eliminated from the College World Series, longtime teammates Kevin Cron and Jordan Kipper went their separate ways.