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The Mountain Pointe football program is finding out that if you win a football state title the big boys come calling.
Gov. Jan Brewer is weighing whether the troubled Child Protective Services needs to be split into a separate agency headed by someone who reports directly to her.
Readers of this newspaper might like to know how the federal government’s monetary and fiscal policies will affect them.
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.
The Mountain Pointe football program is finding out that if you win a football state title and the big boys come calling.
In an effort to raise funds for the Philippines, the Desert Vista National Honor Society (NHS) will be hosting a movie night next week for the entire Ahwatukee community.
Credit scores are made up of a complex algorithm that can, at times, seem inexplicable. Often things that seem financially responsible can in fact lower your credit score. Answer the few questions below to test your credit IQ — the answers may surprise you.
During Tuesday night’s governing board meeting, members came together to discuss what has been occurring around the Kyrene School District before the holiday break.
The Friendship Community Church of Ahwatukee will be hosting its second Thanksgiving Day Dinner for individuals without family during the holiday.
Thanksgiving. A holiday started long ago that currently finds its way into homes of pumpkin scents, laced around glazed turkeys, cranberry sauce, and good-ole mashed potatoes. Yet the Thanksgiving holiday is not just seen as a time to celebrate that we all love to eat, and the food coma we eventually fall into afterwards, but a day to stop and think about what we are truly thankful for.
It’s a meeting of holidays so rare it will be tens of thousands of years before it happens again. Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah — the Jewish Festival of Lights — fall on the same day this year, creating what many celebrants have dubbed “Thanksgivukkah.” And it’s opened up a whole new world of culinary opportunities.
What do you think? Can porn be addictive? More mental health professionals are telling us “yes it can,” and further, it can be as addictive as hard-core drugs and it’s known to change the health of the brain.
Some area kids have band together to raise funds for the Philippines, which was ravaged by a typhoon a week ago, by having a lemonade stand/bake sale tomorrow afternoon.
Here we go again. When Allan Greenspan was Fed chief he held the Fed rate to almost 0 percent for two years. This supposedly was to allow liquidity, allowing easy credit for everyone. The problem is that we don’t have a liquidity problem, we have a debt problem.
It is no longer a suit in a courtroom or a precursory thought in the back of a parent’s mind.
For the past 30 years, I have been a literacy advocate. During the summer of 1983, I learned that my grandfather was illiterate.
The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) recently announced its 2014 Arizona Teacher of the Year Ambassador for Excellence, and Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School’s Tara Dale has been chosen as one of the top five finalists for the prestigious award.
Comic book movies are increasingly, like Sandra Bullock in "Gravity," lost in space.
Like all coaches in Norris Vaughan’s position he has to guard against the possibility of the upset.
The Light The Night Walk, efforts to support cancer survivors, will occur on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Tempe Arts Park, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway.
Ahwatukee resident Donny Kretschmar has always been a fan of the Rose Parade, which occurs each year during the Rose Bowl, and is ecstatic his daughter, Claire, will have a chance to ride a float in the parade.
The housing market continues its bumpy ride toward full recovery with more lurches, twists and turns than a roller coaster at the state fair.
In one of my past columns for the Ahwatukee Foothills News, I introduced you to an innovative approach to ending the bullying epidemic, called bully proofing. Instead of resorting to various punitive measures aimed at deterring future bully behaviors, bully proofing seeks to empower ALL students, giving them the necessary tools and strategies to be resilient in the face of a bully.
In another strong display of team depth, the DV Girls Swim & Dive team ran its dual meet record to 6-0 by defeating Chaparral at Cactus Pool in Scottsdale on Thursday 118-65.