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With the upcoming Tempe City Council election I asked the five council hopefuls and two incumbents two questions about crime and policing costs.
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.
Plans for the Temple/Pioneer Park neighborhood will be discussed at an open house on June 24 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room at Mesa Public Library.
MILWAUKEE — Long before it was known for fine cheddar cheese or the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin was famous for beer, especially the national brands brewed in Milwaukee: Schlitz, Blatz and Pabst Blue Ribbon.
House Republicans gave preliminary approval late Thursday for a new budget that adds some – but only part – of what dissidents sought for their needed votes.
The City of Mesa is accepting public comment concerning the 2014-15 Annual Action Plan for funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD.
The Arizona Department of Education is looking to develop a new assessment in order to replace the current AIMS test.
Calling the right to fresh chicken and eggs constitutionally protected, state lawmakers are moving to override city ordinances that restrict the ownership of fowl.
All of the holiday merriment has been delectable; unfortunately like anything else, too much of a good thing has left me with a food hangover. Thankfully, Tempe is full of fresh eats and green restaurants that make detoxing delicious.
Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers Monday to approve to approve a plan to give more money to schools where students show marked improvement.
Gov. Jan Brewer said today she wants Child Protective Services made into its own separate agency, headed by someone who reports directly to her.
Organizations working to help Arizona residents enroll in health insurance plans on the new federal exchange said this week a steady flow of people was signing up as the deadline loomed to get coverage that starts Jan. 1.
When he was a young boy, Mesa Mayor and native Scott Smith remembers what it was like being a child growing up in the fun-filled environment of downtown Mesa. He now looks to the future as he and the city plan for the new urban environment he knows downtown Mesa can eventually become.
KENOSHA, Wis. — When the auto plant here closed, this prosperous Wisconsin port city on Lake Michigan lost more than just its largest employer. Its sense of vitality seemed to drain away, and city leaders set out to find something that would inject life into the brick-storefront downtown while the economy went through a transition.
Every year from the end of World War II through the 1990s, the typical American drove more miles each year than the year before. But for the first time in two generations there has been a significant shift in how many miles we are driving each year.
From the day Keyshaun Boyd was old enough to draw, it was clear he inherited his father William’s interest in the arts.
All kinds of people nationwide have been saying for a while now Arizona is going to, well, the infernal regions, but a University of Hawaii study is actually predicting it.
LAS VEGAS — The madcap carnival on the Las Vegas Strip is getting another over-the-top addition: the world's largest Ferris wheel.
"Somewhere along the way I lost a step," says Vin Diesel, aka that gravelly voiced, visually impaired, planet-hopping outlaw and badass they call Riddick. "I went and got sloppy."
After cutting the original list by 17, the Mesa City Council interviewed the four finalists to replace departed councilmember Dina Higgins as the city’s District 5 representative during a special meeting on Sept. 5.
Washing clothes in the bedroom. Sending email from the laundry room.
PHOENIX — Two Arizona men are arguing that a 2010 voter-approved measure designed to attack the federal Affordable Care Act gives them a constitutional right to grow their own medical marijuana.
Backpacks aren’t just for carrying expensive textbooks, crinkled homework assignments, and eraser shavings. For Mesa-based non-profit United Food Bank, they’re a means to feed.
Door-to-door mail delivery is about as American as apple pie. With the Postal Service facing billions of dollars in annual losses, that tradition could be virtually phased out by 2022 under a proposal in Congress.
CINCINNATI — Berry bushes and squash vines, apple and pear saplings, and inches-high corn plants growing now are envisioned to blossom into an "edible forest garden" in urban Cincinnati for the benefit of joggers, bicyclists, hikers and those who simply want to relax along a waterway.