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Westminster College has decided to close its Mesa campus at the end of the spring semester.
The long wait for SanTan Brewing Company’s out-of-state expansion is nearly over.
Glendale will not be getting help from the rest of the state to cover the cost of public safety at next year's Super Bowl.
The House gave final approval Monday to legislation to require an external review of how Arizona has been handling its child protective services.
Five Hamilton High School students bested an international field Saturday in winning the 13th Annual Bickel & Brewer/New York University International Public Policy Forum debate competition and a $10,000 grand prize.
The more evidence pours in that their dire warnings are doubtful, the louder environmental scare mongers insist that the “science is settled.” “We should not allow a tiny minority of shoddy scientists and extreme ideologues to compete with scientific facts,” declared Secretary of State John Kerry. “The science is unequivocal.” Barack Obama agreed that “the debate is settled.”
Arizona Highway Patrol Association is urging people to drop off a new stuffed animal at any participating Papa Murphy’s Pizza.
What was once the spring home to the Milwaukee Brewers likely soon will be replaced by actual homes.
After weeks of back-and-forth discussions and negotiations among state lawmakers, public schools across Arizona now know how much they’ll lose in funding for their charter campuses.
Amid support from public officials and local executives, former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith officially concluded his more than five-year tenure earlier this week.
Mesa Chamber of Commerce President Sally Harrison speaks at a Mesa Chamber of Commerce event on April 16. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
• Becky Jackson is the president and CEO of ICAN Chandler — Positive Programs for Youth, which operates the Chandler Coalition on Youth Substance Abuse.
New York University President John Sexton, far left, and William A. Brewer, far right, stand with Hamilton High School debate team members Andrew Yuwen, Dustin Guo, Zoheb Sarwar, Jessica Li and Gokul Ramadoss at the 13th annual Bickel & Brewer/New York University International Public Policy Forum debate competition. [Submitted photo]
“Sadly, over the past 6 decades, I have watched the U.S.A. fall from being the world’s guarantor of freedom and justice to being the old geezer that stands on his front porch yelling ‘You kids stay the hell off my lawn!’ ”
TUCSON – Wick Communications has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell its Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business publications to 10/13 Communications. Terms of the transaction were not announced.
NEW YORK — Frozen foods are about to get some badly needed image therapy.
“Read with amusement a letter about minimum wage. First of all, minimum wage was never meant to be, nor is it supposed to be a ‘living’ wage as he calls it. Secondly, he says raising it to this living wage will help the economy. Seriously? It would tank the economy. He doesn’t realize that raising minimum wage to his ‘living’ wage would require raising nearly everyone’s hourly rate. This would skyrocket unemployment, destroy small businesses and drown the economy.”
So we approach Schoolaggedon. Otherwise known as Common Core. Or, here in Arizona, the College and Career Readiness Standards.
State senators voted Tuesday to require state officials to petition the federal government every year to allow Arizona to impose new restrictions on Medicaid recipients.
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.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Tuesday allowing the state Department of Health to make unannounced inspections of abortion clinics without first getting a warrant from a judge.
Our Supreme Court has just sent us down a clear path to plutocracy. With their decision on McCutcheon vs. FEC, they have ruled that not only are corporations people, but money is free speech and as such should be unlimited. While it may seem that there is no point in casting an individual vote in elections, it is more important than ever. The next president may be appointing two Supreme Court justices. If we ever hope to restore democracy as “of, by and for the people” these tragic rulings need to be reversed.
“With your courage and with your compassion and your desire, we will build a Great Society. It’s a Society where no child will go unfed, and no youngster will go unschooled.”
As a “volunteen” at Chandler Regional Medical Center each of the past three summers, Lindsey Chew noticed many patients or family members often sitting alone in the hospital. She would strike up a conversation but soon determined that wasn’t enough.