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After 17 years in the military Maj. Antoinette Grimes thought she was finally getting the opportunity to serve her country until a collapsed lung separated her from her unit leaving for Iraq. She recovered from that ailment and did serve in Afghanistan, but she was medevaced because she had gone into the early stages of kidney failure.
Over the past few months, in Arizona, there have been multiple changes affecting health care coverage for children in Arizona. In October, a bipartisan bill passed which increased Medicaid expansion to 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level and many more Arizona families qualified for Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).
CLEAResult expects to employ 200 people within 18 months
Family of Christ Learning Center has been part of the Ahwatukee community for more than 20 years, keeping students its focal point.
People in the Phoenix area have an opportunity this spring to weigh in on a timely and important topic: health care.
PARIS — Food nourishes the tiny Rue du Nil from the dim light of morning — when the first deliveries start going out to Paris' most sought-after restaurants — until well after midnight, when the young chef who transformed an unchic side street into a culinary destination finally closes up.
The next Goofy, Belle or Cinderella could live in Ahwatukee.
Chef Greg Marchand stands behind the waiter's window in his restaurant Frenchie in Paris on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. The first meal Marchand cooked for a crowd was veal in cream sauce - and the dozen or so orphans he shared a home with ate it up. He was subbing for the orphanage cook, who took weekends off. An indifferent student, he enrolled in cooking school after his time in the orphanage ran out at age 17. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
For months we have been hearing how a lot is changing when it comes to health care. When you remove the politics and the rhetoric, the fact remains that most Arizonans are required to have health insurance by March 31 or face paying a penalty.
Dancing dragons, presidential poems and Chinese songs came together Wednesday during Coronado’s ACE assembly, which recognized leadership and an increasing appreciation of other cultures.
For months we have been hearing how a lot is changing when it comes to health care. When you remove the politics and the rhetoric, the fact remains that most Arizonans are required to have health insurance by March 31, 2014 or face paying a penalty.
On weekends and evenings, you can find Ken and Jennifer Marlin volunteering at their church or serving on committees for their kids’ schools. What you won’t find them doing is walking to their mailbox as often as they used to.
Members of the School Boundary Change Committee met Monday evening to discuss agendas on changing the boundaries of Kyrene Schools east of Interstate 10.
Arizona cannot cut off family planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Benedictine University at Mesa will hold its first spring open house on March 2 from noon to 3 p.m.
More than 150 young artists submitted entries to Benedictine University at Mesa’s statewide art competition to win a 50 percent tuition renewable scholarship.
State lawmakers are moving to force school districts to sell off unused campuses.
WASHINGTON — Using videos that claim to teach toddlers, or flash cards for tots, may not be the best idea. Simply talking to babies is key to building crucial language and vocabulary skills — but sooner is better, and long sentences are good.
In the weeks leading up to Saturday, Lyndsey Fry tried to prepare herself for the excitement and emotion of stepping on the Olympic ice for the first time. Proudly wearing the U.S. jersey on her sport’s biggest stage was, as Fry said, what made it all real.
Desert Garden Montessori
State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.
Attorneys for the state schools chief are defending the decision by lawmakers to provide more per-pupil aid to traditional public schools than charter schools.
Throughout the week Sonoran Science Academy Ahwatukee will be celebrating National School Choice Week, providing the community information about the choices of enrolling their child into a charter school.
Liz Holter, Guard, Seton Catholic: Actually, there are four freshmen who’ve made contributions at various points this season for Seton Catholic, with Holter and the Wirth twins (Jennifer and LeeAnne) seeing the most action for these perennial championship contenders. As is often the case with a 575-enrollment school, Seton coach Karen Self plays freshman, but four is abnormal. Older sister Anne Marie was a standout guard the previous four years, and Liz said her sister’s advice has helped on occasion. Still, Liz has been effective as the No. 1 Sentinels (Div. II) continue their march toward a championship. Self acknowledged plenty of “freshman moments” this season even during this 28-3 season, but playing in Highland’s Thanksgiving weekend tournament, along with the MLK Classic at Grand Canyon University, was designed to show the youngsters about playing in strange environments which are coming up toward the end of the tournament. So, too, was playing a schedule with Mesquite, Mountain Pointe, Highland, Marcos de Niza, and South Mountain. “It’s going to be more physical moving forward,” Liz said. “We push each other around during long practices to get better for this time.”
2013-2014 stats: 4.8 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 3.8 apg, 1.4 spg