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Christmas arrived on Dec. 2 for the Mesa Martin Luther King Jr. committee, as the Mesa City Council voted unanimously to rename 3rd Place — located off Center Street south of University Drive — to Martin Luther King Jr. Way in the downtown corridor.
PHOENIX — Saying legislation is better than a voter initiative, the No. 2 Democrat in the state House wants colleagues to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has selected Mesa resident and former state Rep. Dave Farnsworth to serve the remainder of outgoing state Sen. Rich Crandall’s term.
A current state representative and two former ones have been nominated to fill an Arizona Senate vacancy.
The Division I girls volleyball landscape has been dotted with dynasties ever since its inception.
Utah's Philo T. Farnsworth, known as the "father of television," is depicted in bronze by sculptor James R. Avati holding a cathode ray tube, at the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, Tuesday, July 2, 2013. All summer, thousands of visitors traipse among the U.S. Capitol’s many statues, which honor the nation’s founders, leaders and legends. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Utah's Philo T. Farnsworth, known as the "father of television," is depicted in bronze by sculptor James R. Avati holding his cathode ray tube, at the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, Tuesday, July 2, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Some Arizona lawmakers are willing to take another look at the state's "stand your ground'' law in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting and trial in Florida but are deeply divided whether the statute needs revision.
Mesa’s new housing activity more than doubled in the last three fiscal years.
Calling the legislation unconstitutional, members of a special screening panel asked the Arizona Supreme Court late Friday to void a law that would require them to give the governor more names from which to select new judges.
Voters may get the last word on a package of controversial changes to election laws -- changes foes say are designed to depress turnout and throw roadblocks in the path of those who want to propose their own laws.
Contending one and maybe two congressional races were stolen from them, Republican legislators have approved a measure to finesse election laws to keep out the Libertarians who they say are taking votes from their candidates.
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
State lawmakers voted last week to give businesses a chance to escape from class-action lawsuits before the legal bills -- and potential verdict against them -- gets too large.
When it comes to improving our community and helping people in need, Mesa has no shortage of role models. That’s what makes Susan Carland’s selection for Mesa United Way’s Ross N. Farnsworth Spirit of Mesa Award so special.
Craig Ahlstrom, President and CEO of Farnsworth Devleopment Co., accepted the Heart of Mesa award from the Mesa United Way May 15. [Mesa United Way photo]
Susan Carland was honored May 15 as the recipient of the 2013 Meas United Way Ross N. Farnsworth Spirit of Mesa award. [Mesa United Way Photo]
Arizonans who have to seek protection from creditors in bankruptcy court soon will be able to hang on to more of what they own.
If Gov. Jan Brewer gets to name another Supreme Court judge before she leaves office, she's going to have more choices -- if the law is not overturned.
Saying it's nobody business, state lawmakers are poised to keep local governments -- and anyone else -- from finding out who owns a gun.
I find it interesting the number of Arizona folks who are captivated and fascinated with sex crimes. It’s like they can’t get enough of it. I hear constant talk about the media-created, soap-opera-like atmosphere surrounding the Jodi Arias murder trial. People are fascinated with the sex talk and titillating tales of what Arias and Travis Alexander did before she admittedly murdered him.
Arizona's self-employed could be in line to get a tax break designed to partly offset a $900 increase in what they're paying to the federal government.
Mesa’s Ross Farnsworth spent several decades as chairman and CEO of various Farnsworth Companies developing land and real estate projects, driven by his desire to help people and the community he loved.