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While viewing George and Laura Bush being interviewed recently on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” I was reminded that we once had Presidents and First Ladies with class. It was refreshing to recall how they represented our country around the world with respect and dignity. Two people who can enjoy a joke and face up to negative press.
Those of you with a passing knowledge of college basketball may remember the name Bob Knight. He was fired as Indiana University basketball coach in 2000 and took a job at Texas Tech in 2001.
With the rush of the holidays safety may take a backseat to the festivities, but local organizations are warning people to be aware this holiday season.
HERE: Ahwatukee Tea Party meeting Nov. 21
A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down “Sesame Street.”
The Phoenix Public Information Office recently won an Emmy Award at the 36th Annual National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Rocky Mountain Southwest Gala. The city was recognized in the interactive category for an online budget program featuring Mayor Greg Stanton that aired on PHX11.
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
In the early days of the Food Network, chefs taped shows in kitchens where sinks emptied into buckets that had to be carted out between takes. One chef’s original set had no oven, so he improvised by lowering the dish out of view, then stamping his foot to imitate the sound of an oven door shutting. A former stripper was the chief financial officer.
The Expect More Arizona movement for world-class education in Arizona depends on Arizonans across our state raising their voices in support of our students and our schools. One infamous Arizonan, however, has been very vocal about his lack of support for quality education in our state. Gerald, from the iconic Arizona children’s show, “The Wallace and Ladmo Show,” reemerged from seclusion this summer in Expect More Arizona’s “A Message from Gerald.”
Washing clothes in the bedroom. Sending email from the laundry room.
Face it — sometimes aging just stinks! You are tired, feel worn down, your muscles hurt, you feel crabby, have a hard time sleeping and your libido is in the tank. All of these symptoms are part of aging, an inevitable, natural process that involves many different systems in the human body. These include the endocrine, gastrointestinal, immune, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular systems. The diseases that are so often tied to aging usually affect one or all of these systems. Menopause, hypothyroidism, low testosterone, autoimmune diseases, heart disease and arthritis all are examples of age-related conditions.
Lots of retailers come out with “hot toy” lists every holiday season, but this year Wal-Mart decided to try something different: let kids rate their favorite toys.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been 12 years since we last woke up to the horrible events that unfolded that one September morning. That day changed us — both as individuals, and as a nation. It still saddens me to think that it takes such tragic events to bring a country together, but the response of our country to Sept. 11, 2001 will always be remembered as one of unity, pride, and love.
This time, we are not talking about Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Dog the Bounty Hunter, John Mayer, Michael Richards, Mel Gibson, Paula Deen, or Riley Cooper.
Pepsi is a domestic long-haired brown Tabby with white markings. She’s a large female adult girl that came in to the shelter declawed. If she was lost, her family never came forward to claim her so now she attempts to adjust to shelter life. She has a long coat that will need some grooming. Pepsi’s a talkative girl with an adorable face. She enjoys telling stories to anyone who will listen. She has an opinion on just about everything and is not afraid to answer. She’d love a family with a person willing to take time to give her head rubs. She has tested negative for FELV/FIV, she’s altered, microchipped, up to date on vaccinations, and is litter box trained.
HERE: Barnes & Noble night of exploring NOOK apps
Phoenix residents Cory Mandall and Kimber Leigh both are avid animal lovers dedicated to saving as many abused or displaced animals as they can.
When people think of television journalism, Katie Couric is one of the first names that comes to mind. She’s been all over during her career, from co-anchoring NBC’s “Today” show to being the first solo female anchor of a national news broadcast on “CBS Evening News” with Katie Couric. She’s also a best-selling author and outspoken cancer advocate. Now, Couric hosts and executive produces her own syndicated daytime talk show, “Katie.”
Ahwatukee resident Cassie Gannis, the 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Most Popular Driver, and most recent finalist on the nationally televised “Peak Stock Car Dream Challenge” will head to Nevada to race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday with a new special sponsor for the night.
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is changing the way Phoenix customers watch television with the launch of CenturyLink Prism TV. The service is delivered through CenturyLink’s fiber optic network and offers features that customers may not get from cable or satellite, including whole home DVR, warp-speed channel change, multi-view, Prism on the Go, 3-D video on demand and an app center.
Through 80 summers, drive-in theaters have managed to remain a part of the American fabric, surviving technological advances and changing tastes that put thousands out of business. Now the industry says a good chunk of the 350 or so left could be forced to turn out the lights because they can’t afford to adapt to the digital age.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA, a nonprofit organization serving the community, has opened the doors to its new “state-of-the-art” Team Ortho Youth and Teen Center, giving the children in the community an entertaining place to visit after school.
The Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K Race will be on Nov. 2 at Salt River Fields. It is inspired by the television show, “Wipeout,” where contestants have to go through crazy obstacles, as runners will encounter the world’s largest water slide, a wrecking ball, the world’s largest moon bounce, Tarzan swing, and more.
The Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K Race will be Nov. 2 at Salt River Fields. It is inspired by the television show, “Wipeout,” where contestants have to go through crazy obstacles, as runners will encounter the world’s largest water slide, a wrecking ball, the world’s largest moon bounce, Tarzan swing, and more.
He was 8,000 miles away from home, had 10,000 people rooting against him, dealt with a bum ankle and it ended in a dog pile.