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You can almost smell it like a monsoon in the distance. It might not be on the horizon just yet, but there is something in the air that lets us know football season is almost upon us.
(Editor’s note: This is a first in a series of stories about “snowbirds” in Ahwatukee and the Valley of the Sun. The next story will appear in the July 23 issue of the AFN).
Are you a big fan of Apple or Nike, or a hater of McDonald’s? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows love-it or hate-it brands probably won’t perform exceptionally well in the stock market, but they also offer investors less risk because you know just what to expect — the good and the bad.
Sam Walton and his heirs are, by all accounts, some of the richest people in America and for that matter in the world. So saying, “Sam you’re the man” is not an understatement. As we all know, (unless you’ve been living under a rock), he is the founder of Walmart and the worth of the Walton family is in the billions.
Typed on the back of almost all gift cards it says, “No cash value.” Not true anymore.
The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health – but not for everyone.
ATLANTA — Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
Businesses, churches and individuals are coming together across Ahwatukee Foothills to provide Christmas cheer to kids and teens in local foster group homes.
Bring your friends and your shopping list for a unique Gift Mart featuring one-of-a-kind holiday gifts while celebrating the magic of the season. Holiday purchases benefit the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA and help another homeless pet be home for the holidays from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 at The Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Ave. in Phoenix.. Tickets are $40 per person, $70 for two if registered by Nov. 29. Tickets includes entrance, appetizers and one signature cocktail.
Making a difference for local foster kids this holiday season can be as easy as sitting back and enjoying good food, good music, and good company in Ahwatukee Foothills next Sunday.
“If you can’t modify something you’ve bought, do you really own it?”
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.
In this undated photo provided by Wal-Mart, two of about 1,000 boys and girls aged 18 months to 10 years play with a toy as part of an event during August 2013 in Dallas. The children chose their favorites, resulting in a top 20 list of kid-approved toys. (AP Photo/Wal-Mart)
In this undated photo provided by Wal-Mart, one of about 1,000 boys and girls aged 18 months to 10 years plays with a toy as part of an event during August 2013 in Dallas. The children chose their favorites, resulting in a top 20 list of kid-approved toys. (AP Photo/Wal-Mart)
The Phoenix City Council has approved final plans for a development at the southeast corner of Desert Foothills Parkway and Chandler Boulevard.
As active members of the Greater Phoenix business community, we have had many opportunities to engage and work with Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio. During this time, we’ve found him to be a hard-working and honorable public servant. He has held strong positions — some of them unpopular — but he always follows his conscience and does what he thinks is best for the city.
State lawmakers voted last week to give businesses a chance to escape from class-action lawsuits before the legal bills -- and potential verdict against them -- gets too large.
In three weeks Ahwatukee Kiwanis was able to pull the community together and provide Christmas gifts to 47 boys in six group foster homes across the Valley in 2012.
With the housing recovery gaining steam, Americans have more incentives to paint up, touch up and otherwise redecorate their homes. But there’s no need to spend willy-nilly.
I am trying to find a way to legally copy DVDs we own to an external hard drive for storage connected to my laptop. When we take long road trips it would be nice to not have to haul all our movies along. — Bill
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There are stores full of exquisite bedding. But fancy sheets, duvets and mattresses can sometimes fall short of our wish lists, in style, price, comfort or all three.
Sheila Coonen from Connecting to Serve and Andi Pettyjohn decided to help foster youth this holiday season. Many churches and the Kiwanis Club of Ahwatukee helped with collection boxes to aid in their efforts. With help from the Camelback Kiwanis Club, Friendship Village, Pecos Senior Center and other Ahwatukee Foothills residents the result was 47 troubled boys, ages 8 to 17, receiving a Christmas celebration.
Wal-Mart and The Salvation Army are partnering this Christmas season to help provide new toys and coats to local children on Christmas as part of the 122nd Annual Red Kettle Campaign.