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WASHINGTON — Despite the long, snowy winter in the Mid-Atlantic region, Washington's famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8-12, when they're predicted to reach peak bloom, the National Park Service said Tuesday.
Phoenix • Arizona Republican Party officials say vetoed state legislation that would have allowed business owners to refuse to serve gays for religious reasons shouldn’t impact Phoenix’s chances of hosting the 2016 national convention.
A controversial bill passed by the Arizona Legislature has sparked conversation and debate across the nation.
We did something that most of us want to see happening in Washington, D.C. — we moved past the partisan bickering and came together for the people of Arizona, launching the International Trade and Commerce Committee.
Warning of federal “atrocities,” former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack talked to a Senate panel on Wednesday into making it a crime for federal agents to operate in Arizona without first getting written approval from the local sheriff.
The acronym “PILT” is more than just an odd abbreviation. PILT stands for Payment In Lieu of Taxes, a program created by Congress in 1976. Simply put, PILT provides federal funding to counties that host large tracts of non-taxable federal land, reimbursing the counties for services required on those lands and making it possible for county governments to provide police and fire protection, road maintenance and necessary health care services.
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After 31 years, Phoenix Fire Chief Bob Khan will retire his helmet to spend more time with his family and ailing father.
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HERE: Foothills Women’s Club talent show Jan. 8
A collection of students at Arizona Connections Academy will present their vision of the Valley’s future at the Future City Regional Competition next month.
Expect to see me and people from my office showing up at businesses in and around Ahwatukee starting January.
ASU’s Project Humanities stepped into the national spotlight again and was recognized recently by a leading higher education organization for its innovative effort to engage communities with the arts and sciences.
Budget battles never seem to end in Washington, DC. And, like a real battle, there are casualties. Among them are people with diseases and disabilities hoping for new medical breakthroughs.
Is it possible to convey, through the experience of just one man, the sweep and enormity of the horror that was American slavery?
A debt ceiling debate? Not exactly something you’d expect to hear on a high school campus.
Childsplay in Tempe is coordinating with the Rising Youth Theatre in Phoenix to participate in a national playwright contest focusing on topics related to bullying.
Joshua Brakensiek has been awarded $10,000 as a 2013 Davidson Fellow. Brakensiek’s mathematics project, “Bounds on the Size of Sound Monotone Switching Networks Accepting Permutation Sets of Directed Trees.” This research has potential applications in medicine, epidemiology, economics, and other fields that require complex data analysis.
Washing clothes in the bedroom. Sending email from the laundry room.
So maybe the chance to taste the flaky spawn of a doughnut and croissant won't get you lining up at the crack of dawn. Maybe you're holding out for a burger nestled between fried ramen noodles. Or perhaps it's the elusive McRib that moves you.
As a freshman history major Robert Dorney had the experience of a lifetime when he went to work at the Washington Monument during the summer of 1968. Now, the only physical memory he has of that summer will be donated to the Martin Luther King museum in Atlanta to become part of their permanent archives.
In 2011, 10 employees retired and received $700,000 in cash and THEN began receiving annual pensions of over $110,000. One fire official received a cash payment of $795,000 and that spiked his yearly pension from $90,000 to $130,000 by cashing in vacation and sick time along with other benefits.
Senior Branch Office Administrator Gayle Bollinger and Senior Branch Office Administrator Ann O’Rilley have been honored for their client service excellence. Bollinger works at the branch office of Richard Davenport in Ahwatukee, while O’Rilley works at the branch office of David Carruth in Ahwatukee.
“What are your dreams for your future?” (I asked a little girl in Honduras)
"You hear nothing. You see nothing. You only serve." Such are the instructions Cecil Gaines receives as he embarks on his daunting new job at the Eisenhower White House in "Lee Daniels' The Butler."