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Cities, counties, school districts and state governments all over our country have cut budgets over the past several years. Education, infrastructure, aid to the poor and housing assistance have all been reduced.
Saying some chance is better than none, a House panel voted Thursday to let terminally ill patients get drugs that have not yet been approved for use.
As the news broke that the budget for the city of Phoenix would not be as large as officials had hoped, citizens gathered Tuesday morning at a “Coffee with the Mayor” event at The Farm at South Mountain near 32nd Street and Southern Avenue to express their concerns and ask questions of Mayor Greg Stanton and District 8 Councilwoman Kate Gallego.
Arizona's more than 43,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed close to three tons of the weed last year.
When are people going to wake up? We have a President that clearly lies to the American people. When you question his policies you are called a racist, and for the record I am not a racist.
With time running short, the nation’s health care rolls still aren’t filling up fast enough.
A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
A hearing into whether Attorney General Tom Horne violated state campaign finance laws is being pushed back because of a murder case.
After an extensive national search, Sojourner Center’s Board of Directors announced Dr. María Garay is the new executive director. Garay comes to Phoenix from Los Angeles, and is a 20-year veteran of the nonprofit sector.
There’s an eerie truth to a song on Sting’s new album, “The Last Ship.”
During Tuesday evening’s study session, governing board members met to hear a brief discussion regarding the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which will aid towards maintenance for school facilities.
As a mental health therapist it has been my privilege to work with some veterans of the Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq, and Afghanistan wars. Of course, from the news media, TV, and Internet, we know of their sacrifices and their willingness to risk their lives for their country. Since 9/11 hundreds of thousands have served, and many have paid with their lives or with serious life altering injuries. Other wounds equally serious, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), are less visible. About 20 percent of all those who have served in combat suffer from these disorders. PTSD and/or TBI can result in acute anxiety, depression, and/or cognitive impairment, which can impede work and the formation of healthy relationships that most of us take for granted.
He was 8,000 miles away from home, had 10,000 people rooting against him, dealt with a bum ankle and it ended in a dog pile.
Medical marijuana patients whose drugs are taken by police are entitled to get it back, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled.
Tired of waiting for action, Gov. Jan Brewer forced lawmakers back to the Capitol late Tuesday to approve her budget and Medicaid expansion.
The state's high court is going to give Arizona lawmakers another chance to argue that they don't have to obey a voter mandate to annually increase basic state aid to schools.
As some of you may know I have been covering the Jodi Arias murder trial as a legal expert for FOX 10 and other national TV stations. I’ve probably done over 65 TV appearances as a legal expert on the case. This case has turned out to be the biggest case of 2013 and maybe as big as the O.J. Simpson case.
It’s been eight months since I had the great opportunity to join the Ahwatukee Foothills News. Since that time we have not made radical changes to the paper or wild editorial changes to the product. What I wanted to do was listen to our readers and take note of any changes that would aid this great community.
Out on the grass between classroom buildings and the baseball field at Kyrene Centennial Middle School, a group of 7th graders were measuring indoor temperatures of their model homes for an urban heat island project last week.
More than 55 million people in the United States are currently experiencing some degree of hearing loss. According to the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH), there are more than 700,000 people in Arizona who are hard of hearing, but not everyone realizes there is something that can be done prevent further loss.
The United States has seen a deluge of much-needed attention to the issue of bullying in the last decade. Horrific examples of young people harassing and abusing their peers — sometimes to the point that the victims commit suicide — have forced parents and educators to begin thinking about the issue and to initiate or expand bully prevention efforts. What is often missed in these discussions, however, is the problem of adults who bully young people.
If the number of failed New Year’s resolutions are any indication, eating healthy in a fast-paced world still isn’t all that easy.
From raisins to onions to acetaminophen, the typical Ahwatukee home is filled with items that can be toxic to pets.
Gov. Jan Brewer -- or at least her attorneys -- will get a chance to argue that Arizona should be allowed to enforce a law aimed at those who harbor illegal immigrants.