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Gary Findley has had a lot of success since he got his start in the fitness industry at the age of 19. He is the former president of the women’s fitness mega-chain Curves. As the president of Curves for eight years, he saw the company grow to 8,000 locations.
Participants all around the country are going to the extreme in order to compete in Tempe’s Ironman Arizona triathlon on Sunday.
School children react as they stare at an animatronic dinosaur during a media call for the Walking with Dinosaurs arena spectacular in Sydney, Monday, Oct. 18, 2010. Australia's most successful entertainment export, the life-sized dinosaurs have played to six and half million people worldwide and generated more than 350 million Australian dollars (US $344 million) in ticket sales.
Taya Smith is like a lot of girls: she loves to skate, volunteers in her community and hates to travel without a stash of Clif Bars. She’s also one of the leading ladies of Christian music and member of the Australian band Hillsong United, who perform Friday, Nov. 7, in the Valley as part of the Winter Jam West Coast tour, which also features Francesca Battistelli, Colton Dixon, Trip Lee and Jeremy Camp.
A Chandler man is accused of producing and distributing photos and videos showing the sexual abuse of a young child.
Football tends to get all of the attention around this time of year, especially at Arizona State University, where expectations on the gridiron are high.
Have you ever wondered why some butterflies have iridescent blue-black wings and a taste that’s repulsive to birds and other predators? Ron Rutowski, a Tempe resident and biology professor at Arizona State University since 1976, has too — actually, he’s spent years and traveled extensively throughout North and Central America and Australia, studying the ways color is produced, employed and perceived in the animal kingdom, particularly on ways insects use color as a visual signal and how it’s interpreted by their compound eyes.
Soft rock duo Air Supply have been a pop and adult contemporary chart phenomenon for decades. They are coming to Chandler’s Wild Horse Pass on Friday, June 20, for a night of big hits and love songs.
The Rover is a decent little Australian post-apocalypse film that could have been much more entertaining without The Twilight Saga’s Robert Pattinson delivering a hackneyed Karl Childers (Sling Blade) impersonation for most of the movie. I found myself wishing someone would feed him some “French-fried pertaters” just to shut him up.
The i.d.e.a. Museum will host a summer camp to provide attendees a worldly experience.
The rise of higher education in Mesa got a boost of recognition in May when the Alliance for Innovation presented the city with its J. Robert Havlick Award for Innovation in Local Government.
In the northern Arizona city of Williams, restaurant patrons don't automatically get a glass of water anymore. Residents caught watering lawns or washing cars with potable water can be fined. Businesses are hauling water from outside town to fill swimming pools, and building permits have been put on hold because there isn't enough water to accommodate development.
NEW YORK — More exotic creatures thrive in the shadows of summer blockbusters. Here are 10 of the most anticipated indie films due this summer, nary a caped superhero or city-crushing monster among them.
“Attorney General Eric Holder wants to use recent changes in the drug laws to review the cases of thousands of imprisoned felons in order to turn them loose on society. And it’s no coincidence this will happen in time for them to vote in the mid-terms this November. Gee, I wonder if they’ll vote Democrat.”
COLCHESTER, Vt. — A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.
LOS ANGELES — With several films set to debut this year, including such disparate turns as a taxidermist villainess, mysterious amnesiac and an actress-turned-princess, Nicole Kidman will again become a familiar face in theaters.
Gilbert High School’s Tiger Pride Marching Band received an official invitation to perform at one of the world’s largest parades on New Year’s Day 2015.
A proposed project in Gilbert would both expand the operation of the national BMX organization and provide expanded recreational service to residents with minimal expense to the town.
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Senior Living Community, Sunrise of Gilbert, will host Taste of Sunrise and Classic Car Show event as part of National Nutrition Month on March 15 from noon to 2 p.m.
“A little geography lesson — two hemispheres, both exhibiting extreme weather and temperatures. While we are having extremely cold temperatures this winter, Australia has had record breaking heat. Yes, global warming means extreme weather in ALL seasons.”