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County Manager Tom Manos has named former Arizona Department of Transportation Deputy Director and State Engineer Jennifer Toth as his appointment for the director of Maricopa County Department of Transportation.
Calling it fiscally “impossible,” an attorney for lawmakers told a judge on Monday she should reject a bid by schools to get back the money the state illegally withheld from them for years.
Not long ago, the FCC issued a proposed rule that I firmly support, as do emergency service dispatchers and law enforcement officials throughout the country. This rule would require standards to be updated so that individuals who dial 911 from a mobile phone can be located just as they would if they had used a landline.
The owners of the new Uptown Cheapskate resale shop are looking to families new and old as they develop a broader clientele base.
Streets across Ahwatukee experienced massive flooding Monday morning, while some schools in the area closed for the day or saw delays due to adverse weather.
During National Preparedness Month in September experts, are warning people everywhere to get prepared for the unexpected.
A man legally married in California whose husband died last week in Tucson wants a federal judge to issue an emergency order requiring Arizona to list him on the death certificate as the spouse.
Seton Catholic Preparatory High School recently added a high-tech alert system that furthers communication between first responders and school administration in the event of a crisis
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of stories about “snowbirds” in the Valley of the Sun).
July 21st-July 28th
Starting a new business is often stressful for owners, but with the help from a support team, opening a small business in Gilbert has become much simpler.
In response to the recent “op-ed” published in the Ahwatukee Foothills News on July 13 by Randy Christman, a representative of Pulte Corp; I would like to put to rest the misinformation Pulte is providing the Ahwatukee homeowners, regarding their highly marketed “proposal” to turn the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course into a housing development.
Recently I have received some email questions that are similar to those that individuals ask me during conferences or workshops. I thought I would share them as they seem to have a universal theme.
Hundreds of unaccompanied minors who entered the United States illegally through Texas are being shipped to Nogales, creating a problem there, an aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday.
The push to what used to be the edges of metro civilization continues in Arizona.
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.
Honeybee pollination is responsible for successful crop production and annually generates $7 billion for Arizona agriculture, according to a University of Arizona study. One-third of America’s diet is the result of bee pollination and honey and one crop, California almonds, relies on honeybees for pollination, reports the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
It may not be all that much fun to file your taxes, but you do get to eagerly anticipate that one big question: Will I or won’t I get a tax refund? If you receive a refund, you’ll have to answer another question: What should I do with it?
It seems so obvious now, but 25 years ago there was a lot of uncertainty about an idea of mine to create a catalog that would introduce millions of airline passengers with loads of downtime to quirky, unique products they didn’t know they needed (or, in some cases, didn’t know existed).
LOS ANGELES — The pre-pre-season opening kickoff of the 2014 National Football League schedule is returned for a score in "Draft Day," an entirely conventional serio-comic sports world melodrama that pushes its buttons with undeniable professional finesse. In his most effective full star turn in perhaps a decade, Kevin Costner dominates as the greenhorn general manager of the beleaguered Cleveland Browns who could emerge from the heavy shadow of his late revered father with the successful handling of the annual draft of college players.
AP- Todd McCarthy
The benefits of Roth IRAs are undeniable: no required minimum distributions (RMDs) for an owner and, perhaps best of all, no income tax on qualified distributions. For those investors who meet the income requirements to fund a Roth, choosing one is simple. Investors who exceed those limits but still want to access a Roth account can do so — if they prepare to manage the up-front costs.
The Arizona Legislature approved a state budget Monday night that set spending at $9.2 billion for the coming budget year after negotiating a compromise on several issues that had hung up a final deal for weeks.
Best Eye Doctor/Eye Care
Daniel McGehee, O.D.
Swagel Wootton Hiatt Eye Center
220 S. 63rd St.
(480) 641-3937 or swhec.com
Dr. McGehee performs comprehensive eye examinations as well as emergency care, pre- and post-operative surgical care, glaucoma management and contact lens care. He serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Optometry with the Illinois College of Optometry and is Director of Continuing Education for the Americn Optometric Association. Even with a full slate of professional responsibilities, McGehee makes time for fun, fitness and family. He’s a two-time finisher of the Hawaii Ironman World Championship Triathlon, the National 12-Hour Bicycling Champion, and he coaches his children’s soccer and basketball teams.
Second place - Tie
Lee Eyecare Center
9265 E. Baseline Road, Suite 102
(480) 354-4030 or leeeyecarecenteraz.com
Southwestern Eye Center
4760 E. Falcon Drive or 1055 S. Stapley Drive
(480) 854-8185 or sweye.com
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