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The Arizona Diamondbacks announced the 2015 promotional schedule, highlighted by the retirement of Randy Johnson’s No. 51 and bobblehead giveaway in 2015.
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A recent (guest commentary) writer, Sean Bowie (“With great power comes great responsibility, AFN, Dec., 19), is familiar with the answer to the question — denial. Bowie creates many reasons for the failures of the Democrats in the last election and avoids identifying any mistakes by his party. While this pattern of denial provides encouragement and hope for partisan Republicans, these delusions do not provide the state or the country with any hope that the next two years will bring us any closer to the solution of the many problems we face.
PHOENIX -- Want to track popular culture? Just track baby names. Consider the name Sarah which 35 years ago was one of the most popular for Arizona parents to name their newborn girls.
The Community College Futures Assembly announced 10 outstanding community college programs (in its three categories) as the finalists to compete for the 2015 Bellwether Awards.
The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a Dec. 11 double homicide in Ahwatukee that might be drug related.
Arizona has been identified as one of four top-performing states for gains in mathematics scores among Hispanic students, according to a new report published by the Child Trends Hispanic Institute.
Valley Leadership announces Tommy Espinoza and Judy Shannon as the organization’s 2014 Man and Woman of the Year.
Linda Mazon Gutierrez, president CEO of the Hispanic Women’s Corporation (HWC), was named as the 2015 honoree of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation (MCCF) Heroes of Education award. This award, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is given yearly to a champion of public education in Arizona and recognizes the personal and professional commitment to support Maricopa Community College students and educational opportunities.
Close to one out of every seven votes cast this year will come from Hispanics, according to a non-partisan organization promoting Latino turnout. And group members predict that large percentage of them will vote for Democrats — but not necessarily because of what those candidates offer, but how Republicans are campaigning.
Petra Falcon and Francisco Heredia of the One Arizona Coalition detail efforts to increase Hispanic voting in the state. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
Families of St. John Bosco Catholic School flooded the school’s multipurpose room Thursday evening to celebrate the school’s ninth annual Evening of Hispanic Culture celebration.
HERE: City of Phoenix hosting free financial planning day Oct. 25
Christina Irizarry, her son Dominc, 5, and Kadence Zimbelman, 5, watch Folklor y Cultura Mexicana perform during the Evening of Hispanic Culture at St. John Bosco Catholic School on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
Lauren Wicombe,4, dance with members of Folklor y Cultura Mexicana during the Evening of Hispanic Culture at St. John Bosco Catholic School on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
Maribeth Raclaw and her children Abby, 9, and Nick, 10, watch Folklor y Cultura Mexicana perform during the Evening of Hispanic Culture at St. John Bosco Catholic School on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
As a registered Republican one of the biggest things that worries me about Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey is his climbing into political bed with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Why would a guy seek out the support and endorsement form a sheriff who is under federal scrutiny and court ordered regulation, has been shown to be an ineffective sheriff who blew off hundreds of cases involving rapes and child molests, has cost the taxpayers of Maricopa County well over $100 million dollars in misspent jail tax funds, has 30,000 unserved felony arrest warrants in his files, has cost us tens of millions of dollars related to lawsuits stemming from prisoners being abused and killed in his jail and who spent the last decade alienating Hispanics on both sides of the border?
Republican Diane Douglas said voters should elect her as the next schools chief to save education in Arizona from “people in the ivory towers that actually have the audacity to refer to our children as human capital.”