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Those with a passion for genealogy research or others who are novices but want to trace their family roots, will find a wealth of helpful tips and tools at the second annual Mesa AZ Family History Conference on Oct. 26.
Marshall Shore has been giving bus tours for the past four years, and tomorrow he’ll give Phoenicians a new perspective on some of their landmark buildings.
Last month, two events occurred in the same week that once again had us searching for answers. On Sept. 16, a heavily armed civilian contractor with a history of disorders fatally shot 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard. Later that week, terrorists attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, in a three-day rampage that resulted in the deaths of at least 61 civilians and six Kenyan soldiers.
Given its penchant for taking local audiences back into their past on a monthly basis, Cult Classics’ decision to celebrate its second anniversary with a film about time travel and a tie to its East Valley home was both logical and a most excellent thing to do.
Q: My mom will be moving in with us and I will be her main caregiver. How can I best prepare for this transition in our lives?
Army National Guard Spec. Ryan A. Kordys has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
After years in the doldrums, the housing market appears back on track. Home sales and prices are up, and mortgage rates remain near historic lows, reinvigorating the appeal of homeownership.
"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on My account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” (Matthew 5:10-12).
If anyone kicks off their retirement with a bang, it’s K.R. Scott.
According to the majority of the media and most of our elected officials we are not supposed to judge all Muslims by the acts of a few “crazies.” But the acts of a few American “crazies” are enough to judge all Americans who own guns.
I received a press release today on the Brothers in Arms Classic the Desert Vista football team is participating in the fall.
Army Pvt. Jesse A. Blas has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
The worn boxing gloves and yellowed punching bags tell only part of the story.
Dale M. Knight, 56, financial sales executive from Phoenix, suffered an aortic dissection and stroke on Monday, March 4, and died at 3:55 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at Chandler Regional Hospital.
Herb Zinn will be speaking at the 17th Annual Greater Southwest Aviation Maintenance Technician Symposium at the Williams Campus this week.
It is astonishing to me that a self-professed “retired consulting engineer” could not understand that Professor John Lott’s hypothesis of a 3-percent-per-1-percent relationship between gun ownership and crime rate reduction is a LOGARITHMIC function.
In the Dec. 14 Letters to the Editor, Sal Gomez stated, “majority rules is the basic tenet of our government and the Constitution” (“Basic tenet of our government,” AFN). It appears Mr. Gomez needs a history lesson, even more so than his fifth-grade son. Our Founding Fathers set up our Constitution for a republic, borrowing from the experience of the Romans. Not everything would be under mob rule (democracy) and voting was allowed so that government would be subject to strict rules. That’s what our Constitution is, a restraint on government, and that is why those in power for the past 100 years or so have ignored the Constitution… it rains on their parade.
Why are you running for office?
Columnist Linda Turley-Hansen has written a couple of pieces lately, exhorting us to vote in the upcoming presidential election. In one, she ended with this: Our choice was either socialism or freedom (guess who the socialist is?). In her more recent one, she tells us to vote because Obama is killing the coal industry. In other words, a second Obama term is Apocalypse Now.
Todd Heaton in his letter of Aug. 3 (“Some gun control is needed,” AFN) says, “How can anyone in their sane mind justify the legal sale of an assault rifle?”
Voters could get the right to overrule federal laws and mandates under the terms of an initiative filed late Thursday.
Legalization of something does not necessarily make it a good idea. It was once legal to own a slave. Democrats who voted against abolishing slavery in 1864, have been doing their part ever since to enslave Americans to one social program or another. Obamacare is just the latest example.
The King of Glory (KOG) Lutheran Church Sanctuary Choir in Tempe, also represented by participants from Chicago, Eveleth, Minn., Yuma, Tucson, and Scottsdale joined together with six other choirs from across the nation to celebrate in the National Memorial Day Choral Festival in Washington D.C. May 25-28.