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Wells Fargo is offering its customers their free consumer credit score and complimentary credit report through Nov. 16.
At 5 years old, Fred Marciano knew that he’d be a neurosurgeon.
Elementary schools across the Kyrene School District are participating in the Girls on the Run program, which promotes healthy exercises along with teaching life skills.
The level of excellence in badminton that has become the expectation continued on Saturday as both the singles state champion and the doubles state team came from Ahwatukee high schools.
That faint noise you hear is the sound of pint-sized spooks, banshees, and vampires gathering on your lawn. They will soon be knocking at the door plastic pumpkins outstretched. Spare yourself the tricks and go ahead and give up the treats - the unhealthy, sweet, nougat-filled goodies in your cupboard.
October is Domestic Violence (DV) Awareness month; DV takes many forms, including intimate partner violence, sexual violence, child maltreatment, bullying, suicidal behavior, and elder abuse and neglect. These forms of violence are interconnected and often share the same root causes. They can also all take place under one roof, or in a given community or neighborhood and can happen at the same time or at different stages. Understanding the overlapping causes of violence and the things that can protect people and communities is important, and can help us better address violence in all its forms.
The level of excellence in badminton that has become the expectation continued on Saturday as both the singles state champion and the doubles state team came from Ahwatukee.
Band is hell. Oh sure, the “American Pie” movies might have you believe it’s nothing but fun and games. Anyone who majored in music or even took band class in high school, however, knows that it’s like prepping for war. The hours are brutal, your teachers push you to be the best, and it’s literally the end of your world if you fail. You might think I’m exaggerating and to some extent maybe I am. After all, not every band instructor on the planet can be a ruthless slave driver. The instructor in “Whiplash” on the other hand most certainly is.
Families of St. John Bosco Catholic School flooded the school’s multipurpose room Thursday evening to celebrate the school’s ninth annual Evening of Hispanic Culture celebration.
Love always wins. It may be denied for a time, but not forever. When it can’t flourish, it burns and breaks us. When love is allowed, it transforms, improves and heals. It makes us deeper, kinder, more caring people. When we love, we see beyond ourselves, and come to experience another person’s full humanity. When we recognize another person’s full humanity, we can see it in everyone else, too. The more love the better.
Proponents of Proposition 122 insist that a potentially far-reaching amendment to the Arizona Constitution is necessary to ensure the public gets to monitor how well — or poorly — Arizona does in protecting children.
The Desert Vista athletic Hall of Fame committee has it pretty hard.
With “Thank You For Smoking,” “Juno,” and “Up in the Air,” few modern directors have done a more authentic job at capturing the age we live in better than Jason Reitman. It’s actually pretty surprising that it’s taken him this long to make a movie concerning digital media’s effect on culture. What’s even more shocking is the fact that some of these innovations are barely a decade old. On top of all that, it’s only been 13 years since the 9/11 attacks, which instigated the need for every man, woman, and child to have a cell phone. We might have gotten by fine without them for years, but now it’s impossible to imagine life without any mobile devices or social networking.
‘Fury” is a good wartime drama that might have been considered great had it come out anywhere in between 1930 and 1998. In the year 2014, however, the film might come off as too familiar to those who have seen classics like “All Quiet on the Western Front,” “Apocalypse Now,” “Platoon,” and “Saving Private Ryan.” That’s not to say “Fury” is too little too late. On the contrary, the film is exceptionally made, wonderfully acted, and effectively portrays the horrors of war. It’s just hard to totally give yourself to a movie when you can tell who’s going to live, who’s going to die, and what’s going to be learned 10 minutes in.
Horizon Community Learning Center’s executive director, Betsy Fera, and Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School’s principal, Michael Lamp, both received an Administrator’s Appreciation Award at the 2014 Arizona Health & Physical Education State Convention on Thursday afternoon.
The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Foundation recently elected two new members for Fiscal Year 2015.
De’Shaun Felder sees everyone around him garnering attention from college coaches.
Despite making strides in reducing the number of teen driver deaths in recent years, the sad fact is that motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death for teenagers. The statistics remain sobering. According to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, over three teen lives were lost every month over the last seven years.
Throughout our nation’s history, our country has called upon America’s finest to defend the ideals we cherish so deeply. They come from all walks of life. They are fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters.
Fighting uphill isn’t easy, especially when that hill is home turf.
A live-action, feature-length version of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” produced by Disney? That’s got to be the most unpromising synopsis for a kid’s movie since Warner Bros. made an entire film about LEGOs. Then again, “The LEGO Movie” ended up being awesome. Maybe this adaptation of the classic picture book from Judith Viorst will be a pleasant surprise too, right? Well, the film isn’t terrible, horrible, no good, or very bad. It’s not exactly great either. It’s just OK, which is still at least better than expected.
Chandler quarterback Bryce Perkins’ pass was thrown on a line to an open receiver along the right sideline.
Sports drinks were first created in the 1960s. Gatorade, for example, was developed by researchers at the University of Florida to help athletes replace water lost as a result of exercise and exposure to heat and humidity. The product included water, small amounts of carbohydrates/sugars, and electrolytes. People who exercise, especially in the Arizona heat, need to replace water on a regular basis. However, experts indicate that, except for those who are vigorously active, special sports drinks are not necessary — water does the job.
Locally owned and operated InMotion Health and Wellness provides care for a variety of chiropractic issues. Specializing in Active Release Techniques (ART), massage therapy, chiropractic care, and NormaTec Recovery, owner Heather Beninato says InMotion focuses on “more soft tissue work, less adjustment.”
You can’t help but do a double-take when you see Kona, an exceptionally good-looking young man. This 2-year-old Maine Coon Mix makes quite the striking picture with his dark, striped coat, bushy tail, and deep orange eyes. Lucky for everyone, Kona enjoys having his beautiful coat brushed on a regular basis. He also enjoys petting, especially if head and chin rubs are part of the overall petting experience. When you’re petting him, Kona gets an expression on his face that makes it look like he is smiling. Petting also invokes soft, gentle purrs from Kona. He is quite the explorer. He loves to seek out high places to get a better view of all there is to explore. Kona likes to spend playtime batting at feathers or chasing balls with bells in them. As Kona can be somewhat chatty and is happy to spend time lounging around or playing with other friendly kitties. He is also happy to finish off any leftover food that his kitty friends leave behind in their dishes. And if another kitty hisses at him, cool as a cucumber Kona casually strolls on by as if nothing happened.