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“If President Obama wants to score points with Republicans and avoid another debt crisis, stop borrowing money from China and borrow from the Cayman Islands. That way most lawmakers could draw a paycheck and interest from the American people. They could call it The Grand Cayman Bargain. I would sleep better knowing American tax dollars went to an American politician to buy cocaine than a communist from China to buy American jobs.”
Browse and shop from an assortment of 100 framed quirky photos of everyday life, ranging from a print of the shipwreck “Alice” to early 20th-century snapshots of a vaudeville magician, backyard weightlifter and capsizing canoeist.
WASHINGTON — It's a big question for marketers: What kind of a buyer are you? And, as important, what are you willing to pay?
Looking for a terrific book to read during your holiday travels? Pick up “How the West Really Lost God.” It’s an insightful look at the link between the decline of the family and Christian religions in the Western World; a social shift that has touched every one of us.
In addition to teaching their students each day, writing lesson plans and connecting with parents, most Arizona teachers have gone through a myriad of district- and state-mandated training sessions. Many give up weekends or evenings to attend these trainings to better prepare themselves to provide the best opportunities for our students. For some, that would be sufficient. For others, it’s only the beginning.
Chandler teens learned valuable lessons in driving during the Driving Skills for Life event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park on Wednesday and Thursday.
WASHINGTON — More young people are reaching out to family members after being harassed or taunted online, and it's helping. At least a little.
Education of students, adults equally important in fight to curb underage drinking, Mesa alliance says
Won or done?
Having lived in the Chandler community for more than 20 years, I have watched the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD) improve student achievement and become a top-rated district. Now that I am charged with implementing education policy statewide, I am especially impressed with Chandler’s ability to rise to the top in a number of endeavors.
WASHINGTON — Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you're sneezing more lately, or if carbs are really what is making you tired after lunch?
We don’t need the government to go camping
“If you can’t modify something you’ve bought, do you really own it?”
Lisa Pino’s intention always was to enter public service upon graduation from law school at Arizona State University, and she has done so in many different arenas.
I beg to differ with Spencer Anderson’s take on “animal rights” (Letter to the Editor, Sept. 13, East Valley Tribune). Animals may not be able to build skyscrapers or long bridges but they can surely reason more clearly in many cases and they have the ability to evaluate the character of a man. Their love is forgiving and loyal be they canine, feline, equine, reptile, bovine, and the list goes on.
Mesa High School senior Karina Rivera remembered the moment when she realized her school was special.
As African-American males in Arizona, we are stunned, though not altogether surprised, at the bold assumptions, presumptions, and downright racist stereotypes Linda Turley-Hansen offers in “Not racism, and not guns; it’s moral absence that’s doing the killing” (East Valley Tribune, Sept. 1; also available at evtnow.com/5ua).
The Higley football team made headlines last week when it learned one of its players was ineligible. The school will self-report the violation to the Arizona Interscholastic Association before October’s executive board meeting, at which time it also plans to appeal this case.
Students in need of a little extra help prior to their pre-college testing can attend a SAT/PSAT test-prep seminar this Friday.
After chopping the list from 21 to four, the Mesa City Council completed what Mayor Scott Smith called a “rewarding and very, very frustrating process” by selecting David Luna as District 5’s new representative.
Before we reach our final opinions regarding the administration’s proposal to degrade Syria’s potential for using chemical weapons, we all need to read Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Military-Industrial Complex Speech (1961):
LOS ANGELES — For $349, your dog can learn to fly.
On Aug. 24, Helen Spencer Schlie celebrated her 90th birthday doing the things she loves most — working a full day at the Old and Rare Bookstore she owns in Mesa, and spending time with family and friends that evening.
Automotive engineers and designers often have trouble seeing eye-to-eye. Artists rarely sip coffee with scientists, and jocks never sit at lunch tables with the nerds. It’s stereotypical, but it’s difficult to deny. Local Motors, a Chandler-based vehicle company and think tank, is looking to change that.
This fall, the City of Phoenix is offering a range of hikes meant to help hikers explore South Mountain with the expertise of a park ranger to guide them.