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Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.
Starting a new business is often stressful for owners, but with the help from a support team, opening a small business in Gilbert has become much simpler.
Civil rights groups asked a federal appeals court Monday to let them try to block an Arizona law banning abortions based on race or gender because the statute was passed because of racial stereotypes of – and hostility to – blacks and Asian-Americans.
his July 4, Americans again celebrated our nation and its organizing principle: Liberty. We know that our founding document establishes our inalienable rights to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”. We’re proud to be the “land of the free and the home of the brave” and to pledge “liberty and justice for all”.
In a recent column I wrote about raising the level of confidence of the public, especially when it comes to voluntarily raising property taxes by voting for an override. I didn’t have the space at that time to fully comment that efforts to raise confidence in Gilbert Public Schools are well underway.
Ben Franklin once said. “If you fail to plan, then you’re planning to fail.” He wasn’t talking about government, but the wisdom applies.
Federal officials on Thursday gave the Tohono O'odham Nation final permission to make land it owns near Glendale part of the reservation, a crucial step toward the tribe's plans to build a casino there.
I received a mystery package recently, opened it up, and discovered a popular appetite suppressant inside. Sprinkle this magic powder on your food, the included literature instructed, and allegedly it would cooperate with your sense of smell to curb your cravings. And here it was in my hands — a whole box of the stuff. But I didn’t order it.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — To many, Tennessee means whiskey. But inside the state, the question is: What does Tennessee whiskey mean?
Flooded with a wave of immigrants from Central America, the Obama administration announced Friday it will open new facilities to house families caught crossing the border illegally.
FLAGSTAFF — Arizona Sen. John McCain is pushing an amendment in Congress that would allow anyone who kills bison at the Grand Canyon to keep the meat.
On May 19, 2014, the Mesa City Council with a quick vote, changed the lifestyle of a retirement community, Dreamland Villa. They totally disregarded very disturbing concerns of its resident’s. They voted to change the 55 and older requirement, which in turn will change the designation of constructed houses per acre.
Hundreds of unaccompanied minors who entered the United States illegally through Texas are being shipped to Nogales, creating a problem there, an aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday.
Arizona is pulling out of a controversial multi-state consortium that is crafting tests for students.
Gilbert Public Schools recently filled four open administrative positions ahead of the 2014-15 school year.
Gov. Jan Brewer asked the state Supreme Court today to kill a bid by foes of Medicaid expansion to challenge the law.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Airlines are taking in less money from bag fees than they did two years ago, but they are making up for it by adding charges for a slew of extras, including getting a decent seat.
Regarding Linda Turley-Hansen’s April 27 op-ed, like any drug, marijuana can be harmful is abused. Marijuana prohibition only increases the risk factor. Prohibition opens up a gateway to hard drugs by granting a monopoly on marijuana distribution to drug cartels that also sell meth, cocaine and heroin. If the goal of marijuana prohibition is to subsidize violent drug cartels, prohibition is a grand success. The drug war distorts supply and demand dynamics so that big money grows on little trees.
Gilbert Public Schools reversed course on its decision to implement a time limit on public comment at meetings within a week of receiving an outcry of criticism from community members.
Higley Unified School District Superintendent Denise Birdwell will officially step down from her position as head of the district following the 2014-15 school year.
A recent change made by Gilbert Public Schools to reduce the amount of time granted for public input at governing board meetings has created an uproar among at least 500 parents and community members.
Arizonans will soon learn what they need to do to survive electromagnetic Armageddon — assuming they survive the blast that causes it in the first place.
SAO PAULO — Although expectations are high for Brazil's football team at the World Cup, it's already clear the country didn't do a very good job preparing for the tournament.
More than 200,000 Arizonans who have permits to carry concealed weapons would be able to bring them into most public buildings under terms of a bill given preliminary Senate approval Tuesday, ignoring “no guns” signs at the door.
The city of Mesa is inviting residents to serve on one of the its 25 citizen advisory boards and committees.