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Once upon a time, people who craved a tablet computer bought an iPad.
Challenge, a full-service baseball and softball training facility, will be hosting an equipment drive throughout the holiday season to gather donations for Captain Kelly’s Closet.
Perhaps no vocal group in America – other than the Beach Boys – have been as celebrated as The Manhattan Transfer. Over the last four decades, the quartet has racked up a dozen Grammy Awards, sold millions of albums and made Grammy Award history in 1981 when they became the first group in both pop and jazz categories in the same year.
Houston Astros pitching coach Brent Strom is conducting an elite pitching boot camp at Challenge, 1721 W. 10th Place, Suite 3, a full-service baseball and softball training center in Tempe, Jan. 3-5.
After two years of chasing Yuma Cibola star Bernie Montoya, Tucson Salpointe’s Andy Truard and Tucson Rincon’s Ryan Silva, Corona del Sol’s Nate Rodriguez entered this season as the favorite to be the top runner in Arizona and did not disappoint.
Ahhh, it’s that time of the year again. The holiday traditions take us home for the holidays to reunite with parents, siblings, cousins and old friends. Often this experience is joyous and as it should be, a time to appreciate one another, reminisce about the past and enjoy food, wine, gifts and conversation.
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, the sweeping biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” transforms in the midst of its theatrical release from a living tribute to a big-screen eulogy.
‘Tis the season! Over the next few weeks, schedules are filled with shopping, holiday parties, relatives, financial pressures, obligations, and plenty of food and spirits. Socializing during the holidays can be stressful and challenging, especially if your friends and family are not as health-conscious as you. The abundance of holiday treats and homemade goodies can be hard to resist. Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to avoid holiday weight gain, manage your blood sugars, stay healthy, happy and fit, and enjoy celebrating the holidays.
The wrestling season is a few weeks old.
There are so many variables when it comes to winning a state title in any sport.
A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
Now that another year is ending, it’s a good time to take stock of where you are on your journey toward financial security. Of course, you could find many different “measuring sticks” to assess your progress, but you can certainly gain considerable information just by asking yourself some basic questions.
Mandalay Homes, a partner of the city of Phoenix’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program, was recognized with a prestigious Housing Innovation Award by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Mandalay Homes was honored as the grand winner in the Affordable Homes Builder category of the DOE Challenge Home Builder Awards.
The Desert Vista girls basketball team isn’t shying away from anything.
Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule that the Arizona Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.
I have always enjoyed this time of year. Even as a child growing up in Chicago, fall afternoons meant playing baseball with a sweatshirt on or running through piles of fallen leaves, some of which were raked quite neatly and I mischievously found joy in rummaging through those piles as well.
Are you a member of the “Sandwich Generation?” This designation — which applies to people caring for their aging parents while supporting their own children — may be applicable to you if you’re either a younger baby boomer, born in the late 1950s or early 1960s, or an older member of “Generation X,” born in the mid-1960s. But any way you slice it, being in the “Sandwich” group is probably going to present you with some challenges, particularly of the financial kind — so you’ll need to make the right moves.
The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
Huskies quarterback Sam Sasso (15) looks to pass the ball as Pride defensive end Mitchell Fraboni (44) challenges him during the Division I Football Championships between Mountain Pointe Pride and Hamilton Huskies at University of Phoenix Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 30 2013.
Natrell Curtis has had an odd season.
There are a lot of questions surrounding area boys basketball teams as the season begins and the answers will go a long way in determining just where it ends up.
Pride running back Kawuan Ellis (4) is challenged by Jaguars defensive back CJ Raidy (16) while returning the ball during the D-I semi-finals football game between Mountain Pointe Pride and Desert Ridge Jaguars at McClintock High School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
Pride running back Wesley Payne (5) is challenged by Jaguars defensive back Joshua CaraVeo (11) during the D-I semi-finals football game between Mountain Pointe Pride and Desert Ridge Jaguars at McClintock High School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
Jaguars running back Taren Morrison (5) is challenged by Pride safety Jalen Brown (2) during the D-I semi-finals football game between Mountain Pointe Pride and Desert Ridge Jaguars at McClintock High School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
Valley Christian High School’s Robotics Team, Valley X, hosted a robotics scrimmage on Nov. 16, allowing teams from various Arizona schools a chance to fine tune their robots at a “practice session” in preparation for actual competitions, which began Nov. 23 in Flagstaff.