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Q: I’m a little nervous about all this talk about turning my smartphone into my wallet; isn’t it just going to create another major area to get breached?
The question of whether more tax cuts will restore the Arizona economy to pre-recession levels has become a key issue in this year's gubernatorial contest.
Attorneys for the state are warning a federal judge that fewer “straight” couples will marry and existing marriages will become less stable if he allows gays to wed.
Gilbert Mayor John Lewis said there are three concepts that get at the heart of what the town is about: family, faith and freedom.
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded Helen's Hope Chest a $55,000 grant to purchase furniture, fixtures and equipment for a building under construction that will house the clothing, book and school-supply bank for foster children.
An internationally recognized theoretical physicist is making it his goal to give scientists their due recognition in the public eye.
Like rats leaving a sinking ship, this past month we have seen Democrat party stalwarts abandoning their leader, President Barack Obama, left and right. San Francisco’s uberprogressive, liberal Sen. Diane Feinstein calling out her “lider” on national television for not having even one military plan to defeat ISIS. She wasn’t the first Democrat turncoat either. There was a conga line leading out of the House and the Senate of ex-Obama loyalists.
Arizona high schoolers who can't name at least one branch of government, define the United States as a capitalist country or at least know Phoenix is the state capitol could find themselves denied a diploma.
The Arizona Republican Party has named a replacement for former Sen. Russell Pearce, who resigned his top party post following a backlash to his remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid.
In a case with nationwide implications, attorneys for a tiny Gilbert congregation want the U.S. Supreme Court to void local regulations that limit the size and placement of signs to its services.
Most Americans know three strikes means you’re out. However, there is one nudnik in Arizona who apparently isn’t much of a baseball fan: Terry Goddard.
A federal judge has accepted the guilty plea of the owner of a Phoenix-area car wash chain who acknowledged turning a blind eye to illegal hiring at his business.
Flash flood watches are in effect for most of Arizona Tuesday as moisture from Tropical Storm Odile begins moving its way northward across the desert Southwest.
Arizona universities are taking advantage of the federal government’s 1033 program which gives away military equipment and weapons for free.
Republicans may try to block independents from participating in future party primaries after their turnout in last month's election — close to one vote out of every seven — may have affected some races.
Why do public schools have the option of asking its local community for additional dollars through overrides when charter schools don’t. The Arizona Legislature has not updated its funding formula for over 30 years. Whereas the Legislature legalized the option for charter schools and funded charters at a higher rate, which equates to roughly $1,000 more per student.
Former Arizona legislator Russell Pearce, the chief sponsor of Arizona's hard-line law against illegal immigration, has resigned a top leadership position in the state Republican Party after he was criticized for remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid.
“Linda Turley-Hansen’s column about musky teenagers kind of gives me the creeps. As to the content, if the NRA has their way, we will all have guns and the discussion will have to shift to ‘size matters!’ ”
In what could be the first crack in the state's ban on gay marriage, a federal judge on Friday ordered the state to issue a death certificate for George Martinez that lists Green Valley resident Fred McQuire as his legal spouse.
A religious freedom event with a patriotic tie will take place in Gilbert as part of the annual Constitution Week celebration.
Conservative lobbyists want Arizona to join the growing list of states applying for the nation’s second constitutional convention.
Economics questions are very often decided on emotion, not facts or logic. Nowhere is this truer than on the question of a government-mandated minimum wage. In a recent letter, Mr. Livdahl cites the rising prices of goods and services as a call to raise the mandated minimum wage. He believes this will make it easier for people to get through trade school or college. If your thinking does not extend beyond the end of a bumper sticker slogan, you might tend to agree. After all, it feels so good to envision the benefits of a government-mandated minimum wage. Unfortunately, on this question, emotion and economic reality clash head-on.
It was 13 years ago Thursday when terrorists attacked the United States after gaining control of four commercial airplanes. Two planes struck and took down the World Trade Center in New York; the third damaged the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.; and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Passengers of that flight, United 93, fought the terrorists in an attempt to regain control of the plane.
A 52-year-old man has been arrested for meeting at a Tempe hotel with the intent of having sex with a dog, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
In the past it has taken all day but organizers said so many people volunteered to help put together Tempe's 9/11 Healing Fields memorial, everything was done in just over an hour this year.