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More than a century ago Leo Tolstoy wrote about a greedy farmer in his tale, “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” This farmer was discontent with his life because he never seemed to have enough. He moved town to town looking for greener pastures and greater opportunity. On his journeys he heard rumors of a far-away place where a distant tribe possessed more land than anyone could walk over in a year; and it was all there for the taking. He went to investigate and found the rumors to be true. The farmer met with the tribal chief who informed him that he could in fact have all the land he wanted.
There’s no denying that as aesthetic medicine has advanced into the mainstream by opening new markets and broadening the realistic potential base, patients have begun to demand better results, less discomfort, decreased risk and less downtime with the aesthetic procedures they choose to peruse.
We were pleasantly overwhelmed by the standing room only audience that participated so enthusiastically and honestly in our recent July 14 “Perils and Perils of Privilege” workshop at Pomegranate Café in Ahwatukee.
To answer Bill Richardson’s two main questions, “Do we keep Democrat Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema to represent us or do we elect someone else?” And, “Are Rogers and Walter the best Republicans can come up with to challenge Sinema in CD 9?”
Candidates cannot be held responsible when forged signatures turn up on their nominating petitions, even when they gathered the names themselves, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled this morning.
Incumbent Attorney General Tom Horne lashed out Monday night at “liberal media” and “a small, self-selected group of people” for trying to derail his reelection bid.
Incumbent Attorney General Tom Horne, left, and Mark Brnovich, his Republican challenger, center, debate Monday night at KAET. ([Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void of a federal appellate court ruling blocking the state from limiting the use of a controversial abortion drug.
A friend who has some experience with rodeo horses sent me a most picturesque proverb: “Let go or be dragged.” Whether this phrase was first spoken by a Zen master who had achieved enlightenment on the mountainside, or by a battered cowboy nursing his shattered bones and pulling cacti from his backside makes no difference. It is the unmistakable truth.
The beginning of the school year provides opportunities for fresh ideas and positive changes to enhance learning experiences for all children. During the spring and summer, the Kyrene School District Governing Board and district leaders were hard at work considering ideas that would impact the budget for the 2014-15 school year. The final budget approved on July 8 was not only balanced, it also represents an investment in spending for whole-child programs such as art, music, physical education, library, math/literacy coaches who provide support and a change to the start times for Kyrene middle schools. This budget also demonstrates the board’s commitment to invest in one of our most valuable resources — teachers and staff who received a cost of living increase.
Admitting the law is unconstitutional, state election officials agreed Thursday to stop enforcing a requirement for statewide candidates to get signatures on nominating petitions from voters in three counties.
Parents have no inherent legal right to question or cross examine their children at hearings to determine if the youngsters should be permanently removed from their home, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
As our children prepare for back to school, routines are going to change and new schedules are going to form. The demands of homework, extracurricular activities, and sports often cause children and teens to go off their daily routines. Meal times, sleeping schedules, and regular hygiene habits alter, of which, all three factors are extremely important for proper health and mental development.
Sometimes, when something is your calling, you just know it. Such was the case for Hamilton High School chemistry teacher Kimberly Weidenbach.
We were pleasantly overwhelmed by the standing room only audience that participated so enthusiastically and honestly in our recent 14 July “Perils and Perils of Privilege" workshop at Pomegranate Café. It was for us an opportunity to move conversations about diversity and difference to a deeper level of personal and social examination.
The Arizona Court of Appeals late Wednesday trimmed the ability of state lawmakers to create special laws that are clearly designed to affect only one county or city.
Attorneys for the state are telling a federal judge there's a good reason Arizona won't let gays marry: They can't reproduce, at least not without the help of a third person.
It’s summertime! Time for beer, brats, baseball and the beach. It’s also time to be sure that your kids AND dogs are safe around water. For many Valley residents, most homes come equipped with a swimming pool. It’s important that your dog learn how to get out of the pool if they fall in.
It’s nearly upon us.
The questions were about improving Arizona's economy.
Here’s an interesting statistic: over the past three decades, the centenarian population in the United States has grown about 66 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. To enjoy this time to the fullest — and to help prevent the possibility of outliving your financial resources — you will need to invest for income and growth throughout your retirement years.
The Arizona Humane Society wants to pair up plenty of animals with owners to decrease the overflowing numbers of animals in its shelters during an adopt-a-thon this weekend.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Gary Parkinson is 1,650 miles into his hike along the entire 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail and says so far the journey has been incredible but also incredibly tiring.
Arizona schools chief John Huppenthal sparred with his Republican primary challenger, Diane Douglas, Tuesday evening in a debate that focused on the state's new Common Core school standards but also touched on anonymous blog posts Huppenthal made that forced him to apologize.
Matthew Nelson was trekking along in the Santa Rita Mountains, just southeast of Tucson, when he came upon a little brown sign on the trail.