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Who is Arizona State University Police Officer Stewart Ferrin, the officer who has been accused of abusing ASU Professor Ersula Ore?
Last week my son asked me a profound theological question: “Why did God make stinging bugs?” Stumped, I told him to talk directly to God about it. Pausing for just a moment to consider my inadequate answer, he countered, “You know I can’t talk to God; I’m not even dead yet!” In my son’s literal but complex 8-year-old mind, prayer does not qualify as “talking to God.” Thus, his many and variegated questions about the mysteries of the universe, the meaning of life, and the purpose of wasps and biting flies, will have to wait.
Brad Evans kept his sense of humor in a time of disappointment.
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but few could justifiably question the beauty of a Hayao Miyazaki film. A revered master of animation, the Oscar-winning director/writer makes something as simple as a hazy sky so ravishing, it can take your breath away.
Big screen. Big effects. Big budget. Big box office.
Some area kids have band together to raise funds for the Philippines, which was ravaged by a typhoon a week ago, by having a lemonade stand/bake sale tomorrow afternoon.
Keith Reed sits under his desk during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at Horizon Community Learning Center of Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
Cole Dryden slips under his desk during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at Horizon Community Learning Center of Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
Xander Steverson looks forward while his teacher, Suzie Davis, tells students about the drill during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at Horizon Community Learning Center of Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
(L-R) Cole Dryden, Skylar Schuh and Xander Steverson sit under their desks during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at Horizon Community Learning Center of Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
Lia Martin sits under her desk during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at Horizon Community Learning Center of Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
Schools all across Arizona participated in the Great ShakeOut Thursday morning, the world’s largest earthquake preparedness drill, with each school performing the drills at approximately 10:17 a.m.
I have read so many good books lately I couldn’t decide which one to review. It was a toss up between “The Obituary Writer,” by Ann Hood and “The Secret Keeper,” by Kate Norton (I don’t know about you but any title that contains the word “secret” draws me like a magnet — maybe it was that early Nancy Drew conditioning).
I must disagree with Mr. Robert O’Meara, “A shadow in the hallway near the Lincoln Bedroom,” AFN, Jan. 30, when he says that Bill Clinton has no other interests in life outside politics. His interests range far and wide.
‘Will Work for Food!” You have probably seen signs like this as you drive to and from your office. Reality is that everyone is working for food unless they are independently wealthy. In the hierarchy of needs, food and shelter are among the first elements you require. A benefit of working is that you are able to secure these comforts. You can then reach higher and attain other benefits.
To play a mother torn from her husband and sons by the 2004 tsunami, Naomi Watts sure wasn’t going Method.
I was awakened at 12:30 a.m. a few weeks ago by the sound of chirping. The smoke detector in our bedroom was sending out a low battery warning. We didn’t have any 9-volt batteries in the house because my son had changed a different room’s detector a few days earlier, and that had been the last one. My husband pulled out the battery and we went back to sleep ... until 2:30 a.m., when the smoke detector in our daughter’s bedroom began chirping.
In the latest labor report, 368,000 more Americans have stopped looking for work, artificially skewing the unemployment stats down. The recent report of 8.1 percent tricks the brain of the casual thinker. Try thinking about this: 12.5 million of your fellow Americans are out of work (Labor Department). Perhaps you are one of them or your child. See: www.money.cnn.com (2012 August jobs report).
At the risk of sounding insensitive I’m just going to say it: I never felt like 9/11 changed my life.
The Phoenix metro area is seeing an epidemic of Valley Fever after last summer’s massive dust storm and this year could lead to a high number of cases, too.
Linus van Pelt knew the subtle comfort and break from reality his security blanket provided him. The national organization named for the character is certain Linus — consistently portrayed in the popular Peanuts comic strips and cartoons carting around his wavy blue companion — was on to something.
"General Hospital" -- now reaping the most nominations at this year's Daytime Emmy Awards -- has gone from bust to boom.
I have been a fan of baseball for as long as I can remember.
Retirement hasn’t kept Pete Sampras off the tennis court.
Despite his official exit from the game eight years ago, Sampras has spent much of 2011 playing competitive tennis, including a televised match against Andre Agassi in Madison Square Garden, several exhibitions in China and his participation in the 12-city Champions Series.