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Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert announced recipients of the 2013-14 Community Grants program.
Calling the Arizona legislation constitutionally flawed, proponents of abortion rights on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to block the state from enforcing a ban on the procedure at 20 weeks.
While Leon does have a point with Obamacare’s navigators, I would think there’s a bigger problem. A website as buggy and incompetent as Obamacare’s site has to be wide open to hackers and it has all but advertised that fact. Well crafted, competent websites have security issues — this mess has no even probability of security or safety.
High school is a time when students are trying to decide what type of person they will become later in life.
Great news for all the hiking enthusiasts in the Valley. In January, Echo Canyon trail at Camelback Mountain will reopen and be better than ever. The trail has been revitalized to ensure long-term usage and the current parking situation enhanced to accommodate visitors.
When you’re a parent of a small child, life can be filled with little moments of panic.
Legendary blues man B.B. King is coming to the historic Celebrity Theater in downtown Phoenix.
There are some startling conclusions we can draw from the election results of Nov. 5 in regards to the Kyrene and Tempe Union High School district’s Maintenance and Operation Override campaigns.
(Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part guest commentary. See the conclusion in the Nov. 22 AFN, where one porn user shares his journey and mental health experts struggle over what to call this problem).
Each year, state and local governments in Arizona spend millions of dollars buying items and services they require. Unfortunately, though, those governments spend too many local tax dollars on out-of-state vendors when local small businesses could do the job just as well — or better.
The city of Phoenix is calling for the public’s help to keep the homeless in Phoenix warm this winter.
An old bike can mean a fresh start at WE-CYCLE-USA, a local nonprofit bike shop that fixes up bicycles for adults and kids in need.
The struggles veterans face when coming home from duty are all too familiar to Vietnam veteran Ken Barner.
Commuters passing the intersection of Warner and Rural roads are now seeing red. But wait, this is all in the spirit of honoring an ancient church tradition. Ahwatukee high-schoolers, Cam and Morgan Henson, members of St. James Episcopal Church and Preschool, wanted to recapture the red door tradition and remind everyone of the history behind those red doors. So they got to work transforming the entrance gates from dull desert brown to glorious red. Their parents, Larry and Lindley Henson, and friend, Ashley Czarsty, also pitched in.
Ahwatukee letter carriers say they’re going into overtime and customer service is getting worse since the post office has asked them to park their vehicles and walk the streets to deliver mail, but officials with the United States Postal Service (USPS) say the changes are meant to increase efficiency and safety for the carriers.
Police are seeking the public’s help to identify two men who robbed a Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant at gunpoint on Monday.
This year’s Palo Verde Award Gala is themed “Diamonds and Denim” — an elegant affair with cowboy flair. It will be on Saturday, Nov. 2, starting at 6 p.m. at Rawhide Western Town.
A recent change in federal housing guidelines could set the stage for up to 2.5 million formerly foreclosed homeowners and short salers to re-enter the housing market sooner rather than later.
Generally speaking, if you’re efficient at a particular task, you’ll get good results without wasting effort. As you’ve already learned from your life experiences, it’s usually far better to be efficient at something than to be inefficient — and that’s certainly true with investing.
Seven years ago, director Paul Greengrass gave us “United 93.” Greengrass’ vision was bold and pulled no punches, easily making it the best post-9/11 film to date. Everything Greengrass brought to the table in “United 93” is displayed in “Captain Phillips.” This is another intensely shot, authentically edited true story about ordinary people forced to step up during a catastrophe. Is it the masterpiece that “United 93” was? Not quite, but that’s a really tough act to beat.
In the old days, an immigrant to America would go down to the docks and find a boat going to America. Because he didn’t have any money, he would have to sign up to be an indentured servant for five years to get a place on the ship.
I once heard pastor and author Andy Stanley say that there are two simple, yet important questions for any organization to answer: “What business are we in?” and “How’s business?” His point: identifying what you’ve set out to do and evaluating the results is a great way to measure how much (or how little) you’re growing.
On Aug. 19, I was honored to accept the appointment as the new Maricopa County Assessor from the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The five-member board voted unanimously to appoint me to replace Keith Russell, who was previously appointed to be a Justice of the Peace.
Congress has designated the third week in October as National Save for Retirement Week — which means it’s a good time to think about your own retirement savings strategies.
A new apartment complex that boasts the most amenities of any in the community is currently being built at Chandler Boulevard and 51st Street.