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While it may be hard to imagine, soon we will be welcoming in a new year. As the clocks strikes midnight, many Arizonans will be able to celebrate having health insurance for the first time.
As I follow the recent controversy over naming, identity, and cultural representation connected with the NFL’s Washington football team’s nickname and mascot, “Redskins,” I am surprised and confused that there is such vocal resistance to changing the name not just a few deem a racial slur that offends (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/washington-redskins-name-controversy).
Arizona students who rely on federal student loans to go to college can breathe easy — at least for now.
With early ballots officially out the candidates for City Council District 6 are making their final pleas to voters, and the attacks are getting personal.
For a couple of hours last week, it looked like the Senate would give Alex Miller a chance to relax.
This month, health insurance rate increases ranging from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona with a 10.9 percent average annual rate increase impacting 67,248 individuals to Aetna Small Group with a 14.1 percent rate increase impacting 46,916 individuals becomes effective.
Energy drinks are busting out of the convenience store cooler and into the health food aisle.
Editor’s note: This is part four of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought.
Calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically dead at the Legislature, House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled his own new plan Tuesday to expand Medicaid, one that would give Arizona voters the final say.
When Jay Mesinger heard about a study seeking Golden Retrievers to help fight canine cancer, he immediately signed up 2-year-old Louie.
A federal judge has again rebuffed efforts by the state to justify co-pays for medical care on some adults in Arizona's Medicaid program.
Nearly every month, a group of about 15 students, parents and staff members gather as the Student Improvement Team (S.I.T.) for Horizon Community Learning Center in Ahwatukee, a group that mingles together voices to implement change.
United Blood Services has announced an urgent need for donors with O-, A-, B-, AB- and O+ blood types.
Several youth from the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) showed up in anti-Loop 202 T-shirts and masks to the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Public Policy meeting on Friday to show opposition for the meeting’s presenter.
The way Arizona PIRG sees it, Dora the Explorer can be hazardous to children.
Stan Way, a Latter-day Saint from Jasper, Ala., had just finished dinner out with some Mormon missionaries when he noticed a car slowing as it approached.
As criticism of sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce has announced nominees for the 2012 Palo Verde Business Woman of the Year and the 10 women are well known in the community for not only their business but their service.
Saturday, Sept. 29
While it would be hard to find anyone who wants to pay more on their electric bill, SRP’s proposed rate increase is particularly hard to stomach since it falls short of providing details necessary for the SRP Board to make an informed decision.
Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me?
People have asked me if I’m crazy. After covering education, mostly public education, for more than three years, they ask, “If you’ve seen how bad it is for public school teachers, why would you choose that field to go into?”
Former state commerce chief Don Cardon is going to get most of his performance bonus even though he quit the agency long before the end of his three-year contract.
Excruciating heat aside, at this point in the summer parents across the East Valley are turning their attention to the rapidly approaching school year — despite their kids’ best efforts to stop, or at least slow down, the clock.