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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...

Trump’s Mar-A-Wallgo T Shirt proceeds to help Mexico pay for the...

At My Local News we want to do all that we can to help Mexico pay for the wall, as President Trump has promised...

Exclusive Interview with Bisbee Mayor David Smith about proposed Mar-a-Wallgo Resort

By: Joseph Lewis I had the the fortunate opportunity to sit down with Mayor David Smith of Bisbee, Arizona on a beautiful day in late...

(Opinion) Mar-a-Wallgo is Tourism to Make America Great Again

During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised to make America great again. That’s why 63,000,000 intelligent, future-minded Americans elected the host of Celebrity Apprentice...

(Satire) Mar-A-Wallgo to Offer Golf, ATV Tours, and Simulated Border Patrols

As President Donald Trump prepares to open his flagship border resort, Mar-a-Wallgo, hundreds have already signed up for the hotel's expansive tour and excursion...

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...

Northern Ace Volleyball Team Enjoys Success

It's been a successful season for the Northern Ace Volleyball 16-Black team. The girls finished first in the Arizona Region, thanks to their impressive 29-1...

Small Plane Crashes in Remote Area Near Wickenburg

A small plane has crashed northwest of Wickenburg in central Arizona, but thankfully both occupants are expected to survive. According to preliminary information from the...

House Fire in the Village of Oak Creek Extinguished by Sedona...

Shortly after 5 pm Sunday afternoon, Sedona Fire District responded to the 1400 block of Verde Valley School Rd, for a possible structure fire. The...

Driver From Tour Jeep Accident Succumbs to Injuries

The driver in last month's tour Jeep crash in Sedona has passed away. The Arizona Department of Public Safety confirmed the news last week, saying...
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Ballet Arizona Announces Free Digital Performance and Awards Celebration

Ballet Arizona introduces Set the Stage: BALANCHINE, a one-hour production that invites viewers to celebrate the perseverance of the Ballet Arizona family over the...

Sedona Fire District Responds to Fatal Fall at Midgley Bridge

Around 2:00pm on September 2, 2017, Sedona fire crews were dispatched for an extreme fall injury below Midgley Bridge, which is located in the...

Arizona Teens Sharpen Culinary Skills and Prep for Fall Feast

High school culinary students across Arizona cool off after a summer of high-intensity training with the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). For the first time...

Boy Scout Collects Record Amount of Water for United Food Bank

    When seventeen-year-old Boy Scout Chandler Kleese of Mesa launched his Eagle Scout Project in mid-August to collect water for United Food Bank and the...

Arizona Writer in Residence Publishes Children’s Book

When is it okay to break the rules? A new children’s science fiction book, “Rocket Shoes,” by Sharon Skinner of Mesa, examines that question...

The Best Arizona Companies For LGBT Employees

Inclusivity is paramount in workplaces these days. And some companies place it at the top of the priority list when it comes to making...

Bring it on! Arizona Restaurant Week alive!

Get your food game on! Arizona Restaurant Week is happening. Arizona's most scrumptious food event - Arizona Restaurant Week - brings out thousands of people...

Catching Up with Grant Woods on Life, Politics, and Family

Today’s politics are divisive and extreme at both the state and national level. But if you look over the course of Arizona’s political history,...

Catching Up With Lin Sue Cooney on Life After News and...

A few days ago I had the chance to catch up with my most influential mentor in journalism, one of the most well-known and...

College Readiness? I’m No Genius..

Last night I made a critical error. I got wrapped up in routine housework and missed the Sign Up Genius going live for our...

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 FOX Sports...

(Satire) Video: Mar-A-Wallgo Just the Beginning: More Border Resorts Planned

As the grand opening of the new Mar-a-Wallgo resort approaches, experts from both countries, as well as the Trump Organization, are scrambling to estimate...

Sedona Fire District Rescues Woman from Bell Rock via Helicopter

Sedona Fire District (SFD) personnel were dispatched to a mountain rescue on Tuesday in the Bell Rock area of the Coconino National Forest near...

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...

Bond-Themed Best Buddies Arizona Gala Comes to Lusso Fine Motorcars

You are cordially invited to attend the 14th Annual Best Buddies Arizona Spirit of Friendship Gala! Join us for a black-tie affair at this...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder Centers of Excellence Formed Through Partnership

The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 1 in 64 children in Arizona are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)....

Growing Up in a Large Family

For those of you raised in a large family, you realize that it is both a blessing and a bit of a curse. There...

“No Promo Homo” Laws Strike Conversation

Advocates say Arizona’s so-called “No Promo Homo” law, that prohibits schools from teaching safe practices for homosexual sex, is stigmatizing and endangering the LGBT...
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Scottsdale Contemporary Art Gallery to Host ‘Pop-Up’ Shows: FIAT LUX Oct....

A transformative new art experience is opening in Scottsdale this October. A cross between an art gallery and a pop-up show, this season FIAT LUX (located...

New Safety App ‘RealSafe’ Protects Real Estate Agents from Harm

There are over 2 million real estate agents in the US and nearly 40% of real estate industry professionals report they have felt unsafe...
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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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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...

Archaeology Center Receives Significant Grant

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a $24,000 grant. As the official nonprofit partner of Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments, the archaeology center...

Clarktoberfest Comes to Historic Downtown Clarkdale

Well, it's not really like Oktoberfest although there is beer involved. It's Clarkdale's unique event, a fall festival that is a street fair/concert/beer garden...

Witches Night Out: Friday the 13th in Cottonwood!

Come on out on Friday the 13th for our First: “Witches Night Out” to Benefit: Sedona Verde Valley Firefighters Charity Fund! Starting at 4 PM...

Do You Know What To Do When The Smoke Alarm Sounds?

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding...

Volunteer for PRIDE Night at the Arizona State Fair

Volunteer with the ONE Community team for PRIDE Night at the Arizona State Fair. ONE Community PRIDE Night happens on October 27th. Hosted by ONE...
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AZ Boys Launch Free Drink APP!

For the longest time my wife and I would get excited for our Friday night date nights and head out the door. As we'd...
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Are You A “Caring” Landlord?

 Guest Column Just imagine that you own a house or a condo and you decide to rent it out.  You become a landlord, and you...

UNITY Pledge Gains Three Major Signers

Three marquee Arizona businesses - Clear Channel Outdoor, Huss Brewing Company and iHeart Media - have signed the ONE Community UNITY Pledge in support...

Sedona Fire District Responds to Multiple Suspicious Fires

Sunday morning, Sedona Fire District firefighters responded to a trash can fire at 570 Posse Ground Road which is the location of West Sedona...

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...

Afternoon Fire Destroys Workshop in the Village of Oak Creek

Shortly after noon on Monday October 9, 2017 Sedona Fire District was called for a shop on fire at 175 Sunset Pass Rd. in the...
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Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona Supports Million Dollar Day of...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is celebrated the International Day of the Girl on October 11th by bringing the community together in a day-long...
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Thank You Arizona Diamondbacks!

Baseball season is now over in Arizona, the post season has come to an end.  Instead of being upset about it, let's take the...
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Diversity Makes Fashion History

For the first time in history, every New York Fashion Week presentation this year  featured at least one model of color.   More specifically, the...

Sedona Fire District Installs Smoke Alarms

Do you have smoke alarms in your home? Do they work? Saturday morning firefighters from Sedona Fire District, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, visited...

Two Saved by CPR in Sedona

In a span of a little over five hours, two lives were saved by effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Shortly after 7 p.m. Friday night...
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Five Tips for Managing Remote Employees

Remote employees are ubiquitous across every business sector and provide a wealth of benefits to the workforce and to their companies. Managing remote employees...
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Does my HOA insurance cover my condo?

  Does the HOA insurance cover my condo unit? The answer is YES!  But wait… what about my personal items? NO  What about the upgrades to my unit?...

VIDEO: AZTV CHANNEL 7’s All New Entertaining Lineup

This Fall, AZTV7 has become the NEW CHANNEL 7! We still have your favorite programs, but have added new programs to the weekday lineup! Weekday...
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GLSEN Phoenix Honor Michael Mazzocco and Thom Brodeur

GLSEN Phoenix, the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, will be honoring four individuals and groups for their contributions towards making Phoenix-area schools more...

KJZZ/K-BACH Book Club Hosts Author Dr. Pauline Boss

Dr. Pauline Boss, author of “Loving Someone who has Dementia” will speak at the inaugural KJZZ/K-BACH Book Club event on Tuesday, October 31, 2017....
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OPINION: From Plastic Bags to Puppies, Local Control is Under Assault

By Tempe City Councilmember Lauren Kuby With Phoenix Councilwoman Kate Gallego, FlagstaffCouncilmember Eva Putzova, and Tucson Vice Mayor Regina Romero Oct. 25, 2017; Adapted from The...

Cottonwood Man Sentenced in Cornville Crash

A Cottonwood man was sentenced to 16-and-a-half years in prison for his role in a deadly car crash last year. 31-year-old Cody Louis Bright was...

C-CAP’s 4th Annual Harvest Moon Feast to Feature Chris Bianco &...

C-CAP Arizona's 4th Annual Harvest Moon Feast just got better with special guests Chris Bianco and Brother Luck. VIPs will receive a copy of Chef...

Secular Coalition for Arizona Hosts 3rd Annual Secular Summit

Join secular public policy supporters from around the state for our 3rd Annual Secular Summit on Saturday, December 2nd. This will be a day...
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How to Follow Email Marketing Best Practices

Some marketers believe email marketing’s time has come and gone. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Email marketing still packs a serious...

Second Saturday Art Walk in Sedona

Saturday, October 14 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm Music provided by “Meadowlark” from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Meadowlark is an intriguing husband and wife duo, with...
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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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MY TURN: We Continue to Serve

In Tempe, we have so many examples of veterans giving back to our community to enrich our quality of life. Joe Spracale is one...

The Autumn Flower

Autumn…a season that captivates the senses. Rich, bold colors of red and gold leaves mixed with the fading green that we called summer. Fall is...
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What is an Umbrella Policy?

Umbrella insurance coverage is one of the most misunderstood insurance policies. I have been asked many questions over the years about umbrella insurance and here...
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Opinion: Poverty Doesn’t Take a Break

Now that the holidays are approaching people are once again paying more attention to charities.  This especially includes those that help the poor in...

Fountain of Youth? Sorry, It’s Not Out There

Aging is a natural part of life, but that hasn't stopped people from embarking on efforts to stop the process. Unfortunately, perhaps, those attempts are...
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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...

Student Artwork Sought for 2018 Arts Congress Official Image Contest

 We are looking for a work of art, created in the last two years, to showcase on the cover of the 37th annual Governor’s Arts...
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Phoenix Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe

The Phoenix Suns have traded former starting point guard Eric Bledsoe after a cryptic tweet resulted in the former Kentucky Wildcat being sent home...

Video: Meteor Flashes Across Sky, Captured on Video in Phoenix

On Tuesday night, people all over the valley from Queen Creek to Cave Creek witnessed a meteor brilliantly flashing across the night sky. Actually,...
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United Way Provides Simple Way To Help Fight Poverty While Getting...

It may be the simplest way possible to help fight poverty in our community—and it can have a beneficial effect on your bottom line...
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Students Shine, Get Ahead at Early College High Schools

A world of opportunity awaits motivated students at AAEC Early College High Schools. With six campuses across the state and dedicated staff, AAEC (Arizona...

Executive Order Expands Job Opportunities For Arizonans With Disabilities

Key state agencies will be required to partner with private sector vendors to expand job opportunities for disabled Arizonans, under an executive order signed by Governor...

Wildlife Officials Seek Answers in Elk Poaching

Arizona wildlife officials have announced they are looking for poachers who killed a female elk on the Mogollon Rim earlier this month. The Arizona Game...
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Tempe Resident Writes Her Experiences with Autism

Catherine Abbott has lived with her diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, sometimes referred to as ASD, her whole life. She feels it is important...
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Arizona Students Use Instagram for Business

Instagram gained another 100 million users since April putting them at 800 million monthly users, according to TechCrunch. With 2 million advertisers now on the...

Restoration of Iconic Bisbee Building Complete

A stunning symbol of Bisbee’s rich history, The Pythian Castle, has been completely restored after a three year effort. Its three units are presently available for lease, and the...
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New Arizona Private Process Server Certification Examination Preparation Classes Announced

Looking to become certified as a private process server in Arizona? If so, you will have to pass the examination and testing which is approved...
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Arizona Police Crack Down on Distracted Driving

Arizona police will crack down on distracted driving after receiving a $35,000 in federal funds, according to a news release by the Arizona Department...