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For many young people, a first apartment might be a cramped studio or just a bedroom in a shared living arrangement. Juggling that room’s living, dining and sleeping spaces requires creativity.
A Cinnabon store makes its grand debut today, July 9, at the Arizona Mills mall.
A resale franchise is thriving in the Ahwatukee Foothills.
Shame on SCOTUS. Its recent 5-4 ruling to allow the owners of Hobby Lobby and other closely held, for-profit enterprises to deny certain types of reproductive health care to its women employees moves society backwards.
High school dropouts are costing the state of Arizona billions, according to a new report by the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable.
WASHINGTON • Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states still haven’t regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.
Several people surround application bins during a Bashas' Family of Stores job fair Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Phoenix. Bashas' Family of Stores is holding four job fairs, three in metro Phoenix and one in Tucson, to fill more than 400 full-time and part-time positions for its Food City, Bashas' and AJ's Fine Foods locations. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
New labor statistics show that Arizona ranks next to last in its recovery of jobs lost in the Great Recession as it still struggles to dig out of the hole from the collapse of the construction industry.
Question: We’ve got a new college graduate with lots of stuff to be backed up off her computer. Should we use cloud or external hard drive?
When the subject of retirement comes up, it often conjures up images of lazy afternoons on a hammock, leisurely walks in the morning sunshine, floating peacefully on a raft in the pool, and other such restful, relaxing ways to spend time. Or retirement often implies completing all of the things on a “bucket list” before becoming too old to do so. Although these can certainly be some of the well-deserved choices of retirement, they don’t necessarily have to define the entire experience. Creatively and conscientiously spending one’s time in retirement is worth a little thought and consideration. One of the ways to create a meaningful retirement is volunteering. It offers purposeful activity and a sense of giving back to loved ones and the community.
A new report shows that Arizona ranks next-to-last in its recovery of jobs lost to the Great Recession.
Gov. Jan Brewer is building up a political war chest to help influence who controls the Legislature for the next two years — and potentially who succeeds her.
"Green” interiors are not a new style, a preferred color choice or even a new trend. “Green” interiors means using energy-efficient, non- or low-polluting products, built with sustainable resources and can be maintained without the use of toxic cleaning products, to create interiors that are both for people and good for the environment. Why should it make a difference in our interiors and our lives? Because most people want their home to be a place where they feel comfortable, secure and at ease knowing they are living in a safe and healthy environment that is also beautiful.
On July 2, director Scott Derrickson adds “Deliver Us From Evil” to his cache of creepy horror films including “Sinister” and “The Exorcism of Emily Rose.” Based on the real-life experiences of former-NYPD-officer-now-demonologist Ralph Sarchie, the film stars, along with plenty of demonic possessions, a rich cast including Eric Bana as the pessimistic, skeptic cop Sarchie, Joel McHale as his joke-cracking partner and Edgar Ramirez as Mendoza, an undercover priest. GetOut had the chance to talk with Eric Bana and Joel McHale about the upcoming film.
Doug Ducey told Republicans in Ahwatukee Tuesday night that he wants them to vote for him because they believe in his vision of a growing economy and a shrinking government.
Throughout your career, you have been working hard to save in one or more retirement accounts. Then, once you retire, you’ll have some new decisions to make. But one choice has already been made for you: the age at which you must start taking withdrawals, or “distributions.” It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with these distribution rules because they can have a big impact on your retirement income. And you may even want to take action before the end of the year.
It’s hard to believe that approximately 20 years ago, a home demo called “Shine” shot straight up the charts and launched a little-known group from Stockbridge, Ga., called Collective Soul. From there, it was all a blur.
Along with the happiness and fun pets bring to our lives comes the responsibility of providing a lifetime of care and well-being. Caring for a family pet should be a family job. Children can and should participate in the care of a family pet. Helping with the routine care of a family pet can enable children to become self-reliant and learn about responsibility. One way to make pet care an educational and fun family project is to set up a token economy. This can also help children learn to count, add, subtract, and the basics of making a budget.
Do you think your state senator and two representatives are worth $35,000 a year?
Six months after closing, Makutu’s Island, a large indoor play place for kids, is reopening with new owners, new management and a lot of new magic for families to explore.
Three of Arizona’s five Democrat members of Congress recently joined all four of their Republican colleagues from the state to accomplish what a similar bipartisan majority in the Arizona Legislature did earlier this year: It loaded a badly needed shot in the arm for the small-business owners who generate almost every new job in the state and nation.
Republican candidates had a chance to sit down and talk in small groups with Ahwatukee Foothills residents Thursday night and were faced with questions about Common Core, immigration, their greatest trial and their proudest accomplishment.
Have we had enough of our state schools superintendent John Huppenthal yet? Did his tussle with an elderly woman over the removal of a competitive candidate’s sign make you see red? Does his blatant touting of private schools through robocalls seem at odds with his elected position as superintendent of PUBLIC instruction? And now, how about his anonymous posting on political blogs, calling welfare recipients “lazy pigs” and vilifying Margaret Sanger for her work with Planned Parenthood?
There is nothing like an unexpected opportunity to get the competitive fire burning.