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Frustrated by the ease at which digital photos can be taken and doctored, some artists are kicking it old school: They've revived wet plate collodion photography, a medium invented and popular during the mid-1800s.
PHOENIX — Twice defeated in congressional races and rebuffed by voters in his bid to change election laws, radio station owner Rick Murphy is now trying to become the state's chief executive.
Halloween is the last day to catch most fall festivals around the East Valley.
A variety of historic cars take to the track at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park (formerly Firebird Raceway) during this three-day event, featuring races, a classic car show, and a celebrity parade celebrating Bob Bondurant’s 80th birthday.
Tom Hanks didn’t know where the cameras were.
High-powered boats will make waves this weekend at the newly remodeled Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
With a successful swim across the English Channel on Aug. 1, Mesa attorney Kent Nicholas finished a feat registered by only 69 other people in the world: the open water Triple Crown.
Firebird Raceway may not be recognizable when it hosts its first event as Wild Horse Pass Motor Sports Park in September.
It’s no secret that Arizona offers some of the best and most luxurious AAA Four and Five Diamond resorts in the country. However, many travelers don’t realize that many of these properties also feature kid camps that aim to please even the pickiest pint-sized traveler. This provides mom and dad with a guilt-free way to indulge in some much-needed couple time, while allowing kids to make friends and create memories of their own.
Three term state Sen. Al Melvin announced Monday he intends to run for governor this coming year.
It’s no surprise that Chelsea Bain has been attending NASCAR races since she was 5 years old. Her dad, Emmett “Buddy” Jobe, brought NASCAR to Phoenix International Raceway in 1987. Now, Bain is more involved in NASCAR than she ever has been, but not as a spectator — as a rockin’ country musician.
No self-respecting bucket list is complete without a live look at this oddity: jockeys aboard galloping camels and ostriches.
Where everyone else spent most of last January debating which team would be victorious at Super Bowl XLVII, I was busy trying to predict which movies would win big at the 85th annual Academy Awards. In many respects, the Oscars feel like a sporting event as nominees tirelessly campaign to win and award analyzers place bets on which horse will cross the finish line.
With $2 adult admission you can take the kids to the races at Turf Paradise without breaking the bank. In addition to three stakes races — the Phoenix Gold Cup, the Turf Paradise Handicap and the Sun City Handicap — there will be live music, pony rides, face painting, bounce houses and $2 domestic draft beer.
In this photo released by Benoit Photo, Lava Man and Corey Nakatani win the Grade I $1,000,000 Pacific Classic horse racce Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, in Del Mar, Calif.
Local CISCO SE Soccer Club won big in the Tucson Forth Lowell Shoot Out Soccer Tournament during the weekend of Jan. 19.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As 21st century technology strains to become ever faster, cleaner and cheaper, an invention from more than 200 years ago keeps holding it back. It's why electric cars aren't clogging the roads and why Boeing's new ultra-efficient 787 Dreamliners aren't flying high.
A day at the races isn’t just a good time; on March 2, it’s also a huge help to Mesa’s Child Crisis Center.
The Checkered Flag Run is a weekend of racing activities in Phoenix hosted by Phoenix International Raceway, Firebird International Raceway, Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, the Radisson Hotel, and Chester’s Harley-Davidson.
If you’re anything like me, you were up at 6 a.m. this morning hitting refresh on your browser, waiting for the Oscar nominations’ webcast to finally get started.
As the saying goes, ‘The third time round is a charm,’ and the Queen Creek Roots & Boots Rodeo is gearing up for another exciting event March 7-10. Participants from around the state and across the country are expected to participate. The rodeo will be held at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Center located at 20464 E. Riggs Road.
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BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate Monday night, accusing him of "wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map." The Republican coolly responded, "Attacking me is not an agenda" for dealing with a dangerous world.
Maybe it really doesn’t matter if Basha and Perry are in two different divisions.