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Should Journalists Express Their Opinions Outside of Work?

When it comes to divisive issues like gay marriage or abortion, I’ve got an opinion on it, some pretty strong opinions, actually. Same with...

Everything I Learned in Life I Learned from The Fonz

Most children learn how to handle life by watching their parents or older brothers and sisters. As the child gets older, they pick up...

Road Trip: Seeking Salvation? I Know a Place…

This summer I took a very long road trip with a group of students from my high school called "Bear Busters,” led by my...
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Video: Mar-A-Wallgo – an investigative series into Trump’s New Border...

When we first got wind of this planned project I must say that it was hard to believe.  Just the scale of it alone...

Let us shout out the word about your business through a...

  Have you ever wanted to have an article written about you and your business for publication in the local newspaper or magazine?  In today’s...

West Valley Shopping Center Hosts Sensory-Friendly Santa Event

Park West is hosting its Sensory-Friendly Santa Cares event on Sunday, December 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The West Valley shopping center...

Support Duet, Create a Holiday Tradition at the 27th Annual Poinsettia...

Valley residents are invited to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season at the 27th annual Poinsettia Tea from...

Ford Driving Skills for Life trains 1,000 teens and parents in...

More than 1,000 teen drivers and their parents received free hands-on advanced driver training as part of Ford Driving Skills for Life in Phoenix Nov....

Homeless Teens Find Stability through Arizona Host Family Program

For a child, homelessness means sitting on a street corner, doing homework assignments by streetlight, not knowing if there will be a place to...

Duet’s Family Caregiver Symposium Reaches Hundreds of Caregivers and Professionals

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, Duet: Partners In Health & Aging recently hosted its second annual Family Caregiver Symposium. The event, which...

How To Live Here and Now!

Meditation is an important key to reduce stress, improve concentration, etc. Here are some techniques to help you deal with these negative things. Do...

Stunning Home in Paradise Valley!

To view this breathtaking home contact Joseph Lewis, The Real Estate Brokers at 602-740-3916. Eclipsed by the Majesty of Camelback Mt & Piestawa Peak, discover this Spectacular Mediterranean...

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Celebrating 30 Years of Cheers at the 2018 Arizona Renaissance Festival!

Take a unique trip back in time to the Arizona Renaissance Festival. Not even in her wildest dreams would Queen Elizabeth have imagined a...
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AVID Program Changed Phoenix Union District Teacher

“This one goes to cosmetology school at Metro Tech and she wants to get a business degree and own several of her own salons.”  “This...
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Winter Fun at “Christmas at the Princess”

The holidays are upon us again, and that means it’s time for "Christmas at the Princess", the weeks-long Christmas extravaganza held yearly at the...

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announces 2018 Tour Schedule &...

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® today announced the release of the 2018 Tour Schedule, covering 27 destinations all over the world, including new...

Arizona Voters Overwhelming Support Increased Funding for Teachers and Students

For the third consecutive year, a majority of Arizona voters surveyed believe education is the top issue facing our state today. In fact, education...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Partners with PetSmart Charities® on Local Paw...

PHOENIX – Feb. 20, 2018 — Today, in honor of National Love Your Pet Day, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) in collaboration with PetSmart...

PNPK to Open Doors in North Scottsdale March 23

Scottsdale, Ariz. (March 15, 2018) – PNPK, a full-service restaurant and wine bar featuring craft sliders and shareable flights of elevated comfort food as...

The Mint Dispensary in Tempe to Debut First Cannabis Kitchen of...

The Mint Dispensary, one of the top medicinal cannabis operators in Arizona, is celebrating its remodeled and expanded location in Tempe on Friday April...

Humana Announced as Exclusive Arizona Health Plan Sponsor for National Senior...

Humana, a leading health and well-being company, will sponsor the 25th National Senior Health & Fitness Day® on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in which...

Senior Help Line Aids Those in Need of Assistance and Services

Did you know that the Area Agency on Aging offers a 24-hour Senior Help Line? The Senior Help line can assist individuals in need...

Keep It Cut Celebrates its 5th Anniversary with Free Haircuts for...

Local hair salon Keep It Cut has redefined the way men look with its unlimited cuts for a flat monthly fee. Jacob Meltzer and...

Saturday is National Coffee Day — Drink for a Cause!

Saturday is National Coffee Day and now people can drink their favorite beverage and help feed hungry kids at the same time, by purchasing...

Amazing Home with Stunning Views in Paradise Valley!

To view this house contact Scott A Jarson, AZArchitecture/Jarson & Jarson at 480-425-9300 Camelback Mtn Mid-Century! Architect Blaine Drake worked w/ Frank Lloyd Wright before designing this amazing...

“Out of Africa” Art Show

Phoenix, Arizona (December 18, 2018) – Phil Mastores and his wife Sarah recently spent a month traveling across Africa, where Phil had the opportunity...

(Opinion) Holy voter suppression, Batman!

While most people were getting ready to pass out candy to little superheroes this past Halloween, I was voting. Like most elections, I voted...

(Opinion) My Evolution as a Mother

When I reflect on what it means to be a mom, it sometimes brings a smile to my face and at other...

College Students Have Opportunity to Learn About STEAM Careers

Paradise Valley Community College is hosting a unique event where students can learn more about possible careers! Full STEAM Ahead is a panel discussion featuring...

Volunteers Needed for Phoenix Rainbows Festival

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is asking for volunteers for the upcoming Phoenix Rainbows Festival, produced by Phoenix Pride. Please join HRC in our efforts...
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Humana to Honor Those Who Have Served This Veterans Day

Veterans, their families and the public are invited to a Veterans Day celebration and open house on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at the Humana...
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Phoenix-Area Little Brothers Are Waiting for Big Brothers

Big Brothers Big Sisters has renewed its call for men in the Metropolitan Phoenix area to be Big Brothers. Fewer men than women volunteer to...

The All New Channel 7 AZTV Announces Programming Coming to You...

AZTV, your NEW CHANNEL 7, has made some lineup changes effective New Year’s Day to bring some of your favorite Programs to new times! Weekday...

Rust and Associates Provides Trustworthy Financial Solutions

It's tax time, and that means plenty of people are scrambling to get their finances in order. Even the most organized individuals can struggle...
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VIDEO: ZipSit Mobile App Offers Valley Parents a Better Way to...

Parents who struggle in finding a reliable, vetted child sitter for their kids now have a new tool at their disposal. It’s called ZipSit,...

Networking Event for Women

Housewives in the City is a national group of women in more than 50 markets across the U.S.,  focused on networking and socializing events...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Completes $18 Million Campaign for Girls

(PHOENIX - May 1, 2018) –Thanks to a successful matching challenge from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, Girl Scouts–ArizonaCactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) has reached...

Local Nonprofit in Need of Volunteers to Help Seniors this Summer

Many isolated elders and homebound adults are without vital services such as transportation to the grocery store and doctor’s appointments this summer. Currently, there...

Help AZTV7 “STUFF THE BUS” this Friday, July 27th!

ATV7’s STUFF THE BUS 2018 is here! When school rolls around each August, the gift of a full backpack can change a kid's life.Join AZTV7...

Vet Tix Launches First Responder Program

Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), a national nonprofit that has provided 5 million free event tickets to 900,000 veterans of all eras, currently serving...

One-Touch City Issue Reporting App

There is a new phone app in town.  "Really Simple Reporting" is a free, one-touch city reporting app that works in 3000+ cities and...

Valley of the Sun United Way Fights to End Poverty in...

Valley of the Sun United Way Fights to End Poverty in the Valleywith Nearly $100 Million Investment in 2017-18 Focus continues on supporting children, building...

9th Annual Kids’ Healthy Cooking Contest Now Open

It’s that time of year again—time to make New Year’s resolutions. This year, why not resolve to get kids in the kitchen to cook...

Impact Gymnastics Academy In Phoenix Announces Summer Camp Themes

Impact Gymnastics Academy Announces Summer Camp Themes   For summertime fun, while staying out of the heat, Impact Gymnastics announces its summer day camp sessions from...

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue’s Pet of the Week: Meet Nancy!

Nancy is our Pet of the Week! Nancy is a sweet and loving cat who came to us through our partnership with La Gattara Cat...

The Problem: Arizona’s Latino Achievement Gap

Latinos are becoming the fastest growing population group in Arizona, yet the significant Latino student achievement gap from other students remains. James Garcia, Director of...
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‘A Roast Of Arizona’ To Be Held At AAED’s November...

“A Roast of Arizona” will be held at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) November luncheon.   It will be held on Nov. 14...
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ASU’s Project Sunshine Chapter Brings Sunshine to the Valley

"Project Sunshine is focused on bringing sunshine to a cloudy day." Brianna Mckissick, a junior at Arizona State University and the president of ASU's...
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Child Crisis Arizona Receives National Recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate

Child Crisis Arizona earned a prestigious endorsement by Parents as Teachers national center as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top...

Marketing on a Budget

You want your marketing activities to benefit your business's bottom line, and staying within budget is a key element. Here are a few tactics...

Flower your Valentine with Table Tops Etc.

Valentine's Day is such a special holiday for those celebrating their relationship. It is a day that encourages couples to rekindle their sweet, selfless...

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Accepts Local Holocaust Survivor Interview

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) has accepted an interview conducted by Sun Sounds’ volunteer Judy Bartelstone with child Holocaust survivor, Dr. Michael Markson, for their archives. Dr. Markson’s...

Kimber Lanning to Grow Community Development Work Through Local First Arizona...

When Kimber Lanning first began organizing Arizona’s locally-owned businesses in 2003, she was focused on combating unfair policies that benefited large corporations by providing...

Gather and Grow Pathway to Urban Gardening Grand Opening

Join Gather & Grow at The Farm and Valley Leadership Class 39, Group 7 for a ribbon cutting, live music, and tour of South...

Attend Bisbee Pride with My Son (Again)? Absolutely!

I attended Bisbee Pride with my son and husband for the second time this past weekend and it was just as wonderful as the...

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Battles to End Childhood Hunger

PHOENIX, (August 7, 2018) – One in six children in the United States, and one in four kids in Arizona, face hunger every day....
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AZTV7’s Entertaining Fall Lineup is Here!

AZTV7, your Local home for fun and entertaining television, has made some lineup changes effective September 10th we think you'll enjoy...…..adding NEW and exciting Programs,...

Registration for Statewide Walk On! Challenge Open Now

 Arizona teachers are invited to register for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Walk On! Challenge and a chance to earn one of five...

Under the Mizzletoe

 It’s everything you never knew you wanted in a holiday show! From heartwarming to humorous, to everything in-between,” Under the Mizzletoe” is the perfect...

Phoenix Theatre Announces Name Change to Commemorate 100th Anniversary

 Phoenix Theatre, the largest professional regional theatre company in the state, is changing its name to The Phoenix Theatre Company, effective Jan. 21, 2019.   The...

Phoenix Specialist uses upbringing to help in city’s work

Traveling the world is on everyone’s bucket list but, for Joseph MacEwan, it was part of growing up.  Now the Research Director for the City...
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Swing Night In Paradise Valley

Learn the moves at Arizona Lindy Hop Society’s Swing Night! If you want to learn something new or just catch up on old dance moves, Tuesday...
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Girl Scouts Announces Million-Dollar Day of the Girl October 11

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is celebrating the International Day of the Girl by bringing the community together in a...
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Amazon Celebrates 10 Years in Arizona

One of the biggest employers in the Phoenix area is growing its footprint in the market and adding more workers.   Amazon is celebrating its...
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Feed My Starving Children Needs 10,000 Volunteers

Mention the holidays and most of us are immediately transported to a favorite family tradition: preparing time-honored recipes, baking cookies, decorating our homes and...
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Dove Petals Donations Bring Smiles to Hospice Patients

Hospice of the Valley is known as one of the leading not-for-profit organizations in Arizona. They consistently assist their patients and families by caring...

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Circle the City volunteers host 13th Annual Garden Tea Party

  WHAT: Circle the City volunteers are gearing up for the 13th Annual Garden Tea Party, a fundraiser that supports the organization's mission of...

McCarthy Building Companies promotes Antonya Williams to ...

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently promoted Antonya Williams to vice president for the Southwest region.In this position, Williams guides a large multi-state team delivering solutions...

22 Local Girl Scouts Earn Gold Award in 2018

(PHOENIX – April 24, 2018) - Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is pleased to announce that 22 girls were honored with their Gold Award...

Calling All Charities for Unique Fundraising Opportunity

  Outlets at Anthem invites local nonprofits to apply now for the 2018 Shopping Extravaganza retail philanthropy event. Nonprofit organizations in the greater Phoenix area...

Monsoon Season Marks the Height of Scorpion Season – Protect Your...

By Georgia Clubb, Founder of Seal Out Scoprions  I’m often asked when scorpion season is. In Arizona, it can sometimes seem all year long. However,...

Club Kids Receive Free Vision Screenings and Glasses

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and National Vision share a multi-year partnership (2015-2018), which provides funding to eligible local Boys & Girls...

Free vaccinations and spay/neuter vouchers plus $20 dog adoptions at Oct....

In celebration of pit bull awareness month, Fix.Adopt.Save. and its alliance partners are hosting the fifth annual Pittie-Palooza at Phoenix Metrocenter Mall on October...

Arizona CEO (and Mom of 7!) Receives National Award for Being...

If you’ve ever wondered whether angels exist, then you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Kim Vehon, a tireless advocate for foster children and...

Ability360 Rings in New Year With Tournaments, Wheelchair Curling, Much More

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Dec. 19, 2018): Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center has a full lineup of tournaments and classes beginning in January.            Among the opportunities:• The first...

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services Promotes Tiffany Zid to Chief Compliance...

PHOENIX - Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, announced that Tiffany Zid has been promoted to Chief Compliance...

Chompie’s Honors Memorial Day

Phoenix, Arizona. (May 8, 2019) – Chompie’s Restaurants is proud to honor the service of all active duty, retired and former military personnel every...

Phoenix Suns Announce Broadcast Schedule

  The Phoenix Suns have announced their 2017-18 broadcast schedule, which features 81 regular season games on the team’s exclusive local television station...
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