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The Associated Press music writers Chris Talbott and Mesfin Fekadu pick their top five songs of the year.
It’s all fun and games until it gets technical – as in foul.
Gov. Jan Brewer wants children to know that, yes, there is a Santa Claus.
As we bid farewell to the 2013 football season; a crazy, cooky, memorable (for all the right and wrong reasons), let’s take a look at a few impact players.
Unwilling to wait for congressional action, a first-term state legislator is attempting to clip the wings of the National Security Agency, at least in Arizona.
The Desert Vista girls basketball team isn’t shying away from anything.
Recently I saw a story about 10 tons of marijuana being seized at the Arizona border, and I couldn’t help but think, “Why?” Why are our brave police officers and border patrol agents wasting their time on seizing marijuana when there are millions of dollars of dangerous hard drugs and thousands of illegal immigrants slipping through the border?
Even after three decades, the triple-dog dare doesn’t get old.
GLENDALE – Norris Vaughan was engulfed into the sea of black.
With the year coming to a rapid end, Inspire Kids Montessori is gearing up to finish its first fall season in a new Ahwatukee location.
Steve Belles and Norris Vaughan could take their tongue-in-cheek back-and-forth on the road.
Have you ever walked through a season in your life you thought might break you? I’m not talking about the everyday stuff. We’re each going to wrestle with our share of broken air conditioners in July, cranky bosses, and family feuds. I’m talking about soul crushing, heart wrenching times when getting through the days takes a herculean effort. When you can’t lift yourself out of the pit despite all of your coping resources – faith, friends, family, chocolate ice cream. And wine, in the name of truth telling.
Protesters will stage at Ahwatukee schools over the next couple days, protesting the proposed expansion of the South Mountain Freeway.
It is no longer a suit in a courtroom or a precursory thought in the back of a parent’s mind.
In a scary new venture, Rush Limbaugh has announced publication of a children’s history book, “Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims,” intended to correct what he and his fellow troglodytes consider historical distortions in currently used school books. Having bamboozled millions of angry, racist old white men, Limbaugh is expanding his propaganda victims. According to Limbaugh, children shouldn’t be taught about our broken Indian treaties; our former dictator-propping foreign policy; and similarly unpleasant historical facts.
Ever since it took home the coveted Palme d’Or at Cannes (the festival’s top honor) in May, “Blue is the Warmest Color” has been heating up the conversation among film critics and aficionados alike.
Rarely has a story about an angelic schoolgirl been narrated by Death. But such is the case in the dark, yet wondrous Nazi Germany-set "The Book Thief." ''Here's a small fact: You are going to die," we're told via voiceover by the Grim Reaper as we meet our young heroine, Liesel Meminger, played exquisitely by 13-year-old French-Canadian newcomer Sophie Nelisse.
Even my own mother scoffed at the idea of her obviously European-looking daughter confessing she celebrated Día De Los Muertos.
Like all coaches in Norris Vaughan’s position he has to guard against the possibility of the upset.
Call it fate, the power of the bracket gods or good old fashioned coincidence it only seemed right that Mountain Pointe and Perry met in the first round of the Division I state girls volleyball playoffs.
Mountain Pointe senior Ramsay Chancellor is a state qualifier for the Pride despite picking up distance running February.
Arizona restaurant patios are teeming with patrons, the stores are filled with holiday decorations, and daytime temperatures have dipped into the 80s. Fall has arrived in Arizona, and that means it’s also the beginning of flu season.
The 91-degree October weather was no obstacle for 458 cross country runners in the annual Kyrene Conference Cross Country Championship.
Desert Vista showed on its first drive of the game it was ready to do things a little differently.
Somehow, someway it has already been 10 weeks since the Mountain Pointe football season started with a boom and bang.