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Kyrene Traditional Academy (KTA) has been piloting its new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) project and students had their first presentation Monday morning, centering on devising a solution towards sustaining successful water treatments in a foreign country.
Every so often some researcher whips out his calculator and estimates how much it takes to raise a child today. I suspect that this exercise is some sort of subtle pressure from the government to cut down on overpopulation, because the Department of Agriculture says it costs a libido-crushing $241,080 to raise each of our Special Snowflakes to age 18.
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.
Ahwatukee Girl Scout troops are in the middle of preparations for hosting their own fashion fair event for the Ahwatukee public.
Chelsea Condon of the Brownie troop 2188 prepares packets of nutritional information donated by the Department of Health with the help of Girl Scout junior's troop 1395 on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, that will be provided to attendees at their BFF fashion fair.
(L-R) Simone Meinerz and Peyton Bell of the Girl Scout junior's troop 1395 prepare packets of nutritional information donated by the Department of Health with the help of Brownie troop 2188 on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, that will be provided to attendees at their BFF fashion fair.
Anna Lewis of the Girl Scout junior's troop 1395 prepares packets of nutritional information donated by the Department of Health with the help of Brownie troop 2188 on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, that will be provided to attendees at their BFF fashion fair.
Girl Scout junior's troop 1395 and Brownie troop 2188 hold up nutritional information donated by the Department of Health on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, that will be provided to attendees at their BFF fashion fair.
There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005.
In America we hear a lot about stress. The hardships that America has gone under this century have shown an ever increasing amount of stress.
Who you are and your life depends on your past, your community, your neighborhood, your childhood, your parents, etc. This can be summarized by calling it your “circumstances” or your situation. This can sometimes weigh heavily on you if your circumstances are not ideal or are challenging. The good thing is that your circumstances don’t always determine who you are in the future.
Goodwill of Central Arizona plans to have four large-scale job fairs this month to further its mission of “Putting People to Work.”
I am in agreement with Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio on pension reform (“Why we need real pension reform — you decide,” AFN, Sept. 13). DiCiccio was elected to represent “We the People.” Politician’s beware because being the fair minded Sal, he will not overlook his and his peers’ pensions. Let’s get them in the news as to how long it takes for an elected person to gain a pension, and list those pensions in the AFN.
Our pledge of allegiance should be changed to the preamble to the Constitution of the USA. It is much more important than a pledge to a flag.
A new company to the Phoenix area is looking to hire 500 employees in the next 60 days to work in its new solutions center in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Let’s be clear, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is not socialism or communism no matter how many times you hear the Tea Party and Fox News denounce “Obamacare” as such. While not perfect at all given the many political compromises required, the PPACA is making a big positive difference for individuals and families in our country, including improving their individual and economic freedoms.
Hundreds of bus drivers went on strike Thursday in several Phoenix suburbs, shutting down service to some 57,000 riders daily in the affected suburbs and on routes to other cities.
Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a six-part summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
When people ask me why I am running for the Phoenix City Council, my answer is very straightforward. I grew up here, ran a small business, and raised a child here. I understand on the most personal level what a terrific community Phoenix is and I want to see our city realize its true potential as one of our nation’s greatest cities, with excellent educational, cultural, and work opportunities.
Q: I was surprised to see how many prescriptions my father is currently taking. Is it normal for elderly to be prescribed so many different medications?
State lawmakers were moving toward finally adjourning their 151-day session late Thursday -- but not before setting the stage for constituents to have to start paying taxes on what they buy from catalogs and on the World Wide Web.
Editor’s note: This is part three of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Did you catch The Rev. Jesse Jackson the other night on CNN demanding a Senate hearing into why regulators never cracked down on that gruesome abortion clinic in Philadelphia?
On May 5, 1862, a rag-tag force of vastly outnumbered Mexican soldiers held off well-provisioned French troops backed by heavy artillery in a battle to defend Mexican sovereignty.