Oh, boy. Here we go. Another wild ride in Arizona education. Of course, there’s the election of Diane Douglas as State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the invisible candidate who will become, maybe, a very visible opponent of Common Core in her new role. After all, that was her one issue in the campaign.
A Desert Vista High School Junior Achievement group took first place at the 2014 Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge after the students more than doubled their net worth of their mock stock portfolio.
The Attorney General's Office is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a judge's ruling which says gays can marry. But its top litigator insists it's not because he wants to stop same-sex weddings.
Fans of craft and local beer in Mesa are flocking to a new bar built specially for imbibers of the millennia-old beverage. The Brass Tap, tucked inside Mesa Riverview, opened its doors in March and, according to its owners, is thriving.
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare them illegal, the attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission is urging the U.S. Supreme Court.
As consumers continue to change how they shop it’s important for businesses to learn that the purchasing funnel has changed. Today’s shoppers are in search of convenience, they want it yesterday, they look at reviews, are not as inclined to visit the enclosed malls as much, and are getting more comfortable with ordering products online. The interaction with consumers has changed over the past 10 years and is more complicated than ever before.
Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union want the U.S. Supreme Court to stay out of the fight over whether Arizona can deny bail to people in this country illegally, at least for the time being.
Seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries should be aware that this year — perhaps more than any year in the past — is an important one to pay attention to their Medicare coverage options during the Open Enrollment Period (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7). And that’s because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
When Disney acquired the rights to Marvel, nobody knew what to make of the union. With one best known for wholesome family entertainment and the other geared more towards intense action intended for older audiences, would they really blend well together? “Big Hero 6” is clear-cut evidence these two innovative companies are a match made in heaven.
For any real estate agent to get a few people to show up to an open house at a luxury property is a challenge, but local Realtor Brian Bair has found a unique way to pack the house with interested buyers and create a conversation about the property that lasts for weeks.
“General Hospital” may be full of plot twists and drama, but the cast, in real life, is far from that serious tone the show carries. Two cast members, Chad Duell and Kristen Alderson, who play Michael Corinthos and Kiki Jerome, were recently in Phoenix and sat down with Ahwatukee Foothills News to talk about their time on the show.
Lately, I’ve been thinking about my friend, Charles, and missing him. He was a husband, father, English teacher, social worker, canoeist, bluegrass player, therapist, connoisseur of green-apple moonshine, and a good friend.