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The state's charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
MILWAUKEE — Drive south from downtown Milwaukee into the Walker's Point neighborhood and the dimly lit streets and empty buildings will make you feel like you should keep going.
Six months ago, New York chef Marc Forgione had hardly heard of fish sauce. Then he watched his chef-partner Soulayphet Schwader using it to flavor nearly every dish at their new Laotian restaurant Khe-Yo.
PHOENIX — Education groups are making a last-ditch effort to halt what is now a limited school voucher program before it spreads.
In only his second career start at quarterback, senior Chandler Fox completed 7 of 13 passes for 122 yards and three touchdowns to lead Chaparral to its fourth straight win and a 49-0 shutout victory over Arcadia on Friday night.
The driveway that came with the 1921 Craftsman-style house that David Ulick bought five years ago was the original concrete one, marred by cracks and with tree roots starting to break through.
WASHINGTON — Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of reasons not to exercise.
NINE MILE, Jamaica — Napa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travelers flock to Scotland to sample the fine single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur.
Rebecca Hall is confidently stepping toward center stage.
Two futures await hockey player Lyndsey Fry. There’s the immediate future, the one defined by the months the Chandler native and Harvard forward will spend in Massachusetts training with her Team USA teammates as they aim for gold at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, this February. There’s still one last tryout session left in December — only 21 players will join USA and Harvard coach Katey Stone for the Eurasian trip — but she’s taken a year sabbatical from Harvard to give this rare chance, one that would make her the first Arizonan to play Olympic hockey, her best shot.
'Lovelace' a smart look at first porn star
Parents, you can already picture those first mornings of the school year: the challenge of dragging cranky kids out of their beds at dawn after two months of mellow summer mornings.
PHOENIX — Legislators are free to ignore a voter mandate to boost education funding each year to account for inflation, an attorney for the state told the Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday.
HAVANA — For a city where people earn an average of $20 a month at government jobs, Havana can be a surprisingly pricey place — at least for tourists.
George Zimmerman’s trial seemed to raise as many questions as it answered, but one thing was proved convincingly: television in courtrooms can have damaging effects.
PASADENA, Calif. — Nick Palacios struggled to get his conservative Pentecostal parents to accept him as a gay evangelical Christian for nearly a decade before his family found a common ground through faith.
From mid-May to July, kids from the Kyrene School District are participating in a new program where they get to attend field trips during a full-day camp.
They are called “campers.” Spending hours transfixed on laptops in comfortable chairs, buying a cup of coffee or two during their stay, are usually a quiet bunch considered the norm at coffee shops offering internet access.
There are no sure things in this city — with one exception: Allegiant Air.
Though classes for the upcoming school year don’t resume until Aug. 5, the Kyrene Family Resource Center is looking for basic hygiene products, food and school supplies to prepare for a flux of incoming families next month.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Arizona law enforcement head who led the way for local police across the country to take up immigration enforcement is reconsidering his crackdowns — and other law enforcement officials who followed his lead are expected to eventually back away, too.
The state's high court is going to give Arizona lawmakers another chance to argue that they don't have to obey a voter mandate to annually increase basic state aid to schools.
NEW YORK — The round, white, paper light shades sold at Ikea for $5 are a familiar item in contemporary interior design. But these inexpensive lanterns are knockoffs of light sculptures created by the renowned artist Isamu Noguchi in the early 1950s.