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  • Oak Creek Canyon
    Good news: Sedona's Oak Creek Canyon open
    Coconino National Forest has announced that today Oak Creek Canyon, just north of Sedona, has opened the recreational areas just in time for prime leaf-peeping season! This includes trails, recreational sites, camping sites and parking along State...
  • Checking out Arizona wine oases
    Checking out Arizona wine oases
    Arizona is not usually a state that you normally associate with wine. Given that Arizona is one of the 50 statesproducing US winethen this makes me curious to explore Arizona wine. A visit to theSedona area was the perfect opportunity to check out...
  • Quincy - September's Adoptable Dog!
    September's Adoptable Dog of the Month – Meet Quincy!
    2nd Chance Dog Rescue's Dog of the Month for September came to rescue via another 2nd Chance Dog amazing field rescue...Diana Czarnecki (2nd Chance Dog Rescue's founder) and his foster mom, Lindsey Westcott, of This Little Doggie Stayed...
  • What Inhibits Renters From Purchasing A Home?
    What Inhibits Renters From Purchasing A Home?
    The homeownership rate in the United States has fallen in recent years. Is it that renters today simply do not want to own because of changed attitudes toward housing? Or are they prevented from entering home ownership by factors such as low...
  • US House prices rose
    U.S. house prices rose in July
    According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) monthly House Price Index (HPI), U.S. house prices rose in July, up 0.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous month. The previously reported 0.4 percent increase in June was...
  • "Flight of Time," public art by artist Susan Wink
    Lively public art, eats, and shopping on Tucson’s street car route
    America’s Southwest holds exciting culinary and cultural delights along with its more traditional, natural wonders. In Tucson, Arizona, access to a revitalized downtown and hip university area is easy with a modern SunLink street car system....
  • Steve Montenegro 2014
    Arizona lawmaker: Passing citizenship test should be required for graduation
    Arizona high school students might soon have to pass the same 100-question U.S. Citizenship Civics Testadministered to immigrants under a new proposal by State Rep. Steve Montenegro, R-Litchfield.Rep. Montenegro is currently crafting the...
  • Russell Pearce
    Russell Pearce: Did republican really say gals on Medicaid should be sterilized?
    Russell Pearce, politician and former Republican Arizona state senator, has a message for poor women on Medicaid – stop popping out kids. Pearce’s comments were made on his talk radio show, and the absurd commentary led to immediate...
  • Butterfly Wonderland
    OdySea in the Desert presents Butterfly Wonderland
    Explore the Butterfly Wonderland, one of the newest Valley attractions. The innovative indoor rainforest ecosystem presents the largest butterfly atrium in America.Step into the lush rainforest environment and into a brilliant collection of...
  • Doug Ducey
    GOP gubernatorial candidate's 'tooth fairy math' is mythic run-in with reality
    Arizona gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey is just another Republican candidate who is so far flung in his thinking that he believes he can imaginatively reinvent the political, social and especially financial realities out West.His insistence...
  • Kids having their faces painted at last year's event
    Zuri’s Circle Hosts 2nd Annual Feed the Community Event
    (Phoenix, Ariz.) –According to the United Food Bank, Arizona holds the grim title as the worst state in the country when it comes to children struggling with hunger. Sadly, more than one in four adolescents in the state goes to bed hungry...
  • Chargers
    5 Lessons learned from Chargers' defeat in the desert
    For San Diego Charger fans, Monday evening's 18-17 loss in Arizona looks all too familiar to the 2013 campaign.In their season opener at home a year ago, San Diego botched a big lead against Houston, ultimately losing the game on a field goal....
  • ASU Gammage - 50th Anniversary
    Frank Lloyd Wright in the desert: Places to visit his architecture
    This month a piece of Frank Lloyd Wright history in Arizona turns 50. Fifty years ago, Arizona State University President Grady Gammage called on Wright, a close friend, to design a distinct university auditorium for the campus. The design,...
  •  Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
    Feds force emissions limits on six AZ plants to reduce haze at national parks
    Six industrial facilities in Arizona will face new emissions limits imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to reduce haze at 12 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon.The six industrial plants include...
  • ASU Gammage Celebrates 50 Years
    Catch a Show to Celebrate 50 Years of ASU Gammage Theatre
    In 1957, ASU past President Grady Gammage had a vision to create a unique university auditorium for the Arizona State University campus. He enlisted famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright to design the auditorium.The Wright WayDuring a campus visit,...