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It's one of the most famous military mysteries of the past decade, Pat Tillman, the former ASU and Cardinals player turned Army Ranger killed in 2004 after he left the NFL to fight in Afghanistan.
To my senators, Jeff Flake and John McCain, Arizona citizens and the editor:
The city of Chandler will host a Holocaust remembrance event on April 8 at 4 p.m. in the Chandler Center for the Arts.
If it weren't for new people moving to Arizona, some counties actually would be losing population.
Best Grocery Store
Fry’s Food Stores
(800)-576-4377 or frysfood.com
Fry’s Food Stores deliver a wide array of “fresh food, for famous low prices.” Part of the Kroger Co., one of the world’s largest grocery retailers, Fry’s believes in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with its customers. Its free V.I.P. Card grants shoppers savings throughout its stores, plus one fuel point for every $1 spent. The company also participates in philanthropic efforts: Bringing Hope to the Table helps supply community food banks; Giving Hope a Hand benefits breast cancer research; Honoring Our Heroes helps hire and support U.S. military veterans and personnel; and the Salvation Army.
Sprout’s Farmers Markets
1933 E. Brown Road, (480) 668-0800 or 5225 E. Southern Ave., (480) 218-6491
2050 E. Baseline Road, Mesa
(480) 632-0951 or traderjoes.com
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Everyone knows Chandler’s Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival, slated for Saturday, draws top pit masters from across the nation to serve more than 20,000 pounds of meat to the masses. Here are a few more facts to help prepare you for the feast — er, fest:
An Arizona House committee on Thursday unanimously gave its approval to a sweeping bill targeting pimps who traffic minors for sex, a proposal championed by the wife of Sen. John McCain and Gov. Jan Brewer.
Have you ever tried to get a truthful answer to a question from your senators or representative?
Mesa native Matthew Goodman has advanced to the rank of colonel in the United States Army.
“Don’t blame the school system! Schools can only be as good as society. Society is more and more dysfunctional every year with people breeding and having no parenting skills. So quit blaming the schools for lack of your child’s progress! Teachers cannot do both jobs.”
Villa La Paws, a cage-free dog daycare, grooming and dog training company, is providing military members with free dog daycare services this holiday season.
Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que is honoring all former and current military personnel for their dedication and commitment to our country by offering a free “Two Meat Salute” in observance of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11. The free meal will be offered from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and features a choice of two different meats served with a corn bread muffin and a choice of a side. There are four Famous Dave’s restaurants in the East Valley: 3250 W. Frye Road in Chandler, 2206 E. Williams Field Road at SanTan Village in Gilbert and 1011 Dobson Road at Mesa Riverview. All military personnel must present a valid photo ID and proof of military service including U.S., Uniformed Service ID Card, form DD-214 or current leave and earnings statement.
Editor’s Note: As part of the Tribune’s sponsorship of the Higley Unified School District’s sixth-annual Veterans Day celebration, we are proud to present the text of Higley High School senior Morgan Getts’ upcoming speech at Friday’s event.
“No need to be sad Sen. McCain. People still remember your running for president and the elevator you had installed for your car. Also in the ready room of every US Military airbase I’m sure there is a poster of you in your flight suit with the inscription — ‘hey blank-blank these things are expensive, Don’t McCain your plane!’ ”
An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny group of military cadets, most of whom haven't even hit puberty yet. At face value, the film presents an electrifying star-wars scenario — that rare case where an epic space battle transpires entirely within the span of two hours — while at the same time managing to deliver a higher pedagogical message about tolerance, empathy and coping under pressure. Against considerable odds, this risky-sounding Orson Scott Card adaptation actually works, as director Gavin Hood pulls off the sort of teen-targeted franchise starter Summit was hoping for.
PHOENIX — A former special military unit commander and 20 of current and former Air National Guard soldiers have been charged with defrauding the government.
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):
Every time I hear Sen. John McCain talking about border security I picture him strolling along the
Sen. John McCain is both a passionate and pragmatic elected official. Both sides of him were on display Tuesday at the Mesa Arts Center.
Amid a stalled momentum in the House of Representatives, Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake defended their proposed immigration legislation during a town hall event held at the Mesa Arts Center on Aug. 27.
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake will speak about immigration issues at a town hall event in Mesa on Aug. 27.
The four schools that will participate in next week’s Sollenberger Football Kickoff Classic in Las Vegas started selling tickets for the games.
I would like to greatly disagree with Mr. Spitzer’s letter disparaging Sen. John McCain’s stance on immigration and more importantly, his military service.
Sen. John McCain is trying to convince Arizona business leaders to support immigration reform by touting its impact on the state's economy.
Sen. John McCain was one of the driving forces behind the Senate Immigration Reform bill. He recently told a meeting of the AFL/CIO — democrats — that amnesty is the keystone of the bill, and he supports it. More recently he said that if the 2016 presidential race were between Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul, he just wasn’t certain who he would support. Oh, really?