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It took almost eight years for a sequel to Frank Miller’s “300” to hit theaters. Then when “300: Rise of an Empire” finally came out five months ago, it quickly became clear that this sequel never needed to exist in the fist place. The best characters were all dead, the most interesting part of the story had been told, and there was really nothing left to do but throw the same flashy visuals at the audience. It’s taken even longer for Miller and Robert Rodriguez to get a sequel to 2005’s “Sin City” off the ground. Unlike “300: Rise of an Empire,” however, there’s still more than enough character, story, atmosphere to warrant another visit to Sin City.
While Summit School of Ahwatukee’s regular classes are already in session, registration is still open for its Toddler Discovery program for families who would like their children to begin their education at an early age.
I was very pleased to see the recent endorsement of Scott Smith by Gov. Jan Brewer. As both a successful business person and course-altering mayor of Mesa, Smith has demonstrated the vision, pragmatism and leadership qualities that our state needs in its next governor. While other candidates and out-of-state money are taking shots at Smith that are full of spin and inaccuracies, he has responded by offering to sit face-to-face with critics in full view of the media to get out the truth.
Where do central Arizonans go for a quick, out-of-state escape? Families with younger kids often go west to San Diego, hedonists south to Rocky Point, Mexico, and those who like to be active in mountains and canyons can go north to Moab, Utah, a kind of Disneyland for the outdoorsy set.
HERE: Linedancercise Lessons with Carrie
Police cannot frisk someone they stop and question absent some “reasonable suspicion that criminal activity is afoot,” the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Staff members of Kyrene Kids Club met Wednesday morning at Kyrene de las Lomas Elementary School for their annual all-staff training conference to better equip them for the coming school year.
Fans planning on tailgating ASU football games will no longer be able to bring kegs, use alcohol-related paraphernalia or engage in beer-heavy activities at certain tailgating parking lots per a new university policy.
Many of us would agree that the recipe for a successful business and loyal customers requires a number of key ingredients including product, price, quality, consistency and environment. And, even if this mix is perfect, without great service, a business is at risk of losing customers to its competitors. Quality of service is the most important ingredient.
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.
As we begin another school year, I am reminded of a quote by Jonathan Kozol who wrote, “A dream does not die on its own. A dream is vanquished by the choices ordinary people make about real things in their own lives.”
Our state is taking a beating over our nation’s broken immigration system. Unfortunately, we’re hearing a lot of rhetoric and campaign pandering on this issue. Here’s the truth: securing the border is about more than guards and fencing.
A federal appeals court refused Friday to overturn the conviction of a man in connection with a 1992 robbery and triple murder in Tucson, saying any lies told by a detective were not material.
Arizona United Soccer Club and supporters group La Furia Roja 1881 announce they are partnering with a local nonprofit group, Support My Club.
The sun has just set. From where I sit, up on a ridge, I hear music from two simultaneous song sessions filling the Valley below. When campfires turn to embers, youngsters will peel themselves away from the festivities and make their drowsy way to their bunks. Their dreams will no doubt be filled with obstacle courses and tie-dye, hikes and ropes courses. Another day at summer camp is done.
Ahwatukee resident Charlie Binkele and his family have collaborated together to create “Trekking the National Parks,” a board game that focuses on exploring America’s different national parks.
Talk about back to the future.
The Arizona Department of Transportation has been doing its part in helping to prevent wildfires both before and during wildfire season.
Sixteen men were arrested last week at a Tempe hotel during a prostitution sting, according to Tempe police.
Question: I’ve noticed that the activity level on my business Facebook page has dropped off considerably, but I haven’t been doing anything different. Did something change with Facebook?
A MESSAGE FROM AIA EXECUTIVE BOARD PRESIDENT DOUG WILSON ON BEHALF OF THE AIA EXECUTIVE BOARD
Ben Franklin once said. “If you fail to plan, then you’re planning to fail.” He wasn’t talking about government, but the wisdom applies.
High school dropouts are costing the state of Arizona billions, according to a new report by the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable.
Ambassador Academy’s Summer Science Camp students partnered with Little Caesar to learn about the use and benefits of harnessing solar energy.