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Reasonable people will agree that all countries should not have easy access to nuclear and chemical weapons.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America — Arizona State Chapter will host two memorial events in honor of the 20 children and six adults murdered one year ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Dec. 14 marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. After that tragedy the entire country wanted to know how such a terrible thing could happen. And more importantly, how can we prevent it from ever happening again?
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Anthony Rinaldi was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday after he pleaded guilty to murdering his wife in 2011.
It looks harder than it really is — everything starts with a first step. But when that thing you are trying to do is different or difficult, then that first step seems very hard to do.
Park rangers are taking an opportunity while the weather is nice and the hiking trails are crowded to remind the public there are simple steps to take to keep your car safe while enjoying the trails.
When you’re a parent of a small child, life can be filled with little moments of panic.
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.
In a scary new venture, Rush Limbaugh has announced publication of a children’s history book, “Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims,” intended to correct what he and his fellow troglodytes consider historical distortions in currently used school books. Having bamboozled millions of angry, racist old white men, Limbaugh is expanding his propaganda victims. According to Limbaugh, children shouldn’t be taught about our broken Indian treaties; our former dictator-propping foreign policy; and similarly unpleasant historical facts.
The Founding Fathers certainly didn’t agree on everything, but when it came to a public education, a seriously radical idea at the time, they were of one mind.
Organizations in Ahwatukee Foothills have resources available to help anyone going through abuse, but representatives from each group feel it will take community involvement to get the resources to the right people.
When Ahwatukee Foothills resident Kim Kiefer got divorced just over a year ago she knew it was time to do something different. She wanted some extra income, but she also wanted to pursue something more creative and artistic than anything she had done professionally before.
Lee Lotze, Ms. Senior Arizona 2013, will travel to Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 20-25 to compete for the title of 2013 Ms. Senior America. Lotze was crowned Ms. Senior Arizona last March at Valley Vista Performing Arts Theatre before a crowd of more than 900. She topped 12 other contestants with her Jazz Dance to “Oh What a Night.” She also took top honors in talent and philosophy of life competitions. Lotze will compete at the national competition with other state title holders from across the United States. Contestants compete in evening gown, philosophy of life, talent and judges interviews.
Did you know that one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime? Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting women in every community, regardless of age, economic status, race, religion, nationality or educational background.
Phoenix is painting the city purple in October for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Kids are going to change our world for the better. We can count on it. As per my last column (“Next generations resetting our world,” Tribune, Sept. 15), I reported on the idea that as certain society systems collapse, the next generations will step forward and “reset” our trajectory. (See The Fourth Turning by historians William Strauss and Neil Howe.)
The Arizona Diamondbacks received the Community Impact award at the 19th annual Arizona’s Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards. The D-backs and Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation have surpassed $33 million in combined donations since their inception in 1998 and continues to be seen as one of the top philanthropic organizations in the Valley.
As African-American males in Arizona, we are stunned though not altogether surprised at the bold assumptions, presumptions, and downright racist stereotypes Linda Turley-Hansen offers in “Not racism, and not guns; it’s moral absence that’s doing the killing” (AFN, Sept. 6).
OK, it’s happening again. Another telemarketer is harassing Valley residents, even though the people are on the “Do Not Call” registry.
Often I work with clients who are unaware that they are being verbally abusive. Many times it is overt … laughing while the spouse is talking. But, sometimes it is covert … giving the silent treatment.
Twelve years after the terrorists attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, hundreds gathered at the Healing Fields at Tempe Beach Park this week to remember the lives lost.
Q: Is a regular antivirus program good enough to protect my business computers? — Brad
The third annual Love Walk will be from 7 to 9 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Phoenix Zoo.
1. On Aug. 27 at 1:45 a.m. police responded to an accidental shooting in the 2500 block of East Granite View Drive. The victim shot himself in the thigh while attempting to clean his Glock pistol.
The Rev. Dr. Craig R. Haley’s letter in the Sept. 1 edition, “I stand for peace” suggests that he is living in his own world. I think we all stand for peace, but what about the 1,000-plus people murdered with sarin gas in Syria? Who stands for them? The Rev. Dr. would have been right at home with the isolationists in the U.S. that failed to act when Hitler was rounding up Jews prior to World War II.