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Organizers for the upcoming Phoenix Hydrocephalus Association Walk hope their event next month to support research into the condition and provide information about a disease that affects children, the elderly and even pets.
Mesa resident Matthew Baltzley is known as someone who is “on the spectrum,” meaning he is autistic. It’s a disability by definition, but Matthew’s autism offers a different way of seeing the world and channels the artistic vision he hopes to employ in the future.
Attorneys for the state are warning a federal judge that fewer “straight” couples will marry and existing marriages will become less stable if he allows gays to wed.
With more storms on the horizon, flood victims in Mesa are in a race against time to save any belongings that aren't already water logged.
Why do public schools have the option of asking its local community for additional dollars through overrides when charter schools don’t. The Arizona Legislature has not updated its funding formula for over 30 years. Whereas the Legislature legalized the option for charter schools and funded charters at a higher rate, which equates to roughly $1,000 more per student.
The brief investigation that led to Gilbert High School football coach Tim Rutt’s placement on administrative leave stemmed from an accusation he embezzled funds designated for furniture.
Democrat Fred DuVal and Republican Doug Ducey sparred on several issues during their first gubernatorial debate Wednesday in Chandler.
In what could be the first crack in the state's ban on gay marriage, a federal judge on Friday ordered the state to issue a death certificate for George Martinez that lists Green Valley resident Fred McQuire as his legal spouse.
Mesa residents could finally walk on the street, in front of their homes, after days of being underwater.
Once again, in November, school districts throughout the state will have overrides on the ballot. Most, if not all, districts do this because the funding formula from the state is over 30 years old and does not meet the cost of doing business in the year 2014. Think about it; can you get a gallon of gas for 95 cents today? Well, that’s essentially what they are asking schools to do today.
“In 1952, corporate America paid 32 percent of all federal taxes. Today, they pay less than 10 percent and one out of four profitable corporations pay nothing in federal taxes.”
Attorney General Tom Horne used more than $300,000 worth of state employee time and office rent in his unsuccessful bid to get reelected, the executive director of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission concluded Tuesday.
An attorney for the state told a federal judge here late Monday it's “unfortunate” — but not illegal — that Arizona will not recognize a man legally married in California as his husband's legal survivor.
The Father of our Country on the Gilbert School Board? George Washington?
Attorney General Tom Horne is quietly dropping his effort to quash one of the investigations into his losing campaign for reelection, at least for now.
Williams Field High School celebrated the opening of its new football field with a ceremony host at the school on Aug. 22.
Chaparral Elementary School recently received a grant to help it improve the fitness level of its students.
Friends for Life Animal Rescue will host its 15th annual BARKtoberfest event at the Gilbert Town Center on Oct. 11.
An east Mesa church received a $5,000 grant to fund its ministry for beleaguered individuals.
The longtime funnyman has been making audiences laugh for nearly three decades, but that’s only a fraction of his repertoire. He’s also a film and television actor, co-owner of the Laugh Factory on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip, a philanthropist, chairman of the California Latino Water Coalition and a hardcore Republican who supported candidate Mitt Romney in the last presidential election.
Charity Navigator, America’s largest evaluator of non-profit agencies, has awarded Mesa United Way its top four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Mesa United Way CEO T. Dan Wollam welcomed the announcement as the charity ramps up its 2014-15 pledge campaign.
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.
Fred McQuire, left, and new husband George Martinez following their wedding last year in San Diego. Martinez died last week in Tucson and now McQuire wants a judge to rule the death certificate should reflect his legal status as widow. [Photo courtesy Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund]
Mesa’s “LaunchPoint: Mesa Accelerator” program is teaming up with Arizona State University in October for a new, eight-month business academy, which will help entrepreneurs build their ideas and find funding for their ventures.
Saying they waited too long to ask, attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer told federal appellate judges they should reject a plea to force her to start issuing licenses right now to dreamers.