Arizona Among the Lowest in the Nation in LGBTQ Equality

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive state-by-state report detailing statewide laws and...

Phoenix Pride Festival 2018 Returning to Steele Indian School Park

For over 35 years, Phoenix Pride has been organizing marches, rallies, parades, entertainment and education and outreach events to celebrate the Phoenix LGBTQ community....

Women’s March Returns to Phoenix January 21st

We are a women-led movement that seeks to break down systemic oppression through nonviolent action, and we are back in 2018 with a new...
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(Video) Love Coffee? You Must Try Old Bisbee Roasters – They...

I really love small batch, artisan coffees from local Arizona roasters. It's one of my favorite guilty pleasures, spending a little more to have...

Starting 2018 with No Broken Relationships? If It Were Only That...

I've really enjoyed the downtime over the holidays with my family and friends. We've relaxed, slept in, traveled, attended fun parties and enjoyed the...

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...

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...

Opinion: Why I Won’t Order a Medium Drip

  Rest assured that if you see me in a coffee shop, I will be ordering a medium coffee, not a medium drip. Why?...

Are My Christmas Gifts Covered?

The answer is maybe. NEW CAR- first, congratulations!  Most insurance policies will cover your replacement vehicle for 30 days.  Please call your agent the...

City of Yuma Offers Christmas Tree Recycling

The holidays are over and many families are gearing up to get rid of their tree. Yuma residents are in luck, as the city...

Could You Be Homophobic? Self-Check for this Ugly Emotional Cancer

Does it make you uncomfortable to think about homosexual sex? If so, have you ever asked yourself why? Really, your discomfort likely goes back...

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...

Content Marketing Strategy Tips

According to the Content Marketing Institute’s B2B Content Marketing report for 2017, 63% of B2B marketers say their organizations are extremely or very committed...

TSA Prepared for Heavy Volume of Passengers this Holiday Travel Season

More than 34 million passengers and crew will be screened by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) nationwide now through and Jan. 2, one of the...

Calling All Foodies – Local Kid Chefs Wanted to Compete in...

Know a kid who loves to cook? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is searching for the next great kid chef to create a...

So Your Friend Just Came Out as Bisexual? Seven Useful Tips..

So your friend just came out to you as bisexual? Congratulations! That must mean you are a great friend because your friend trusts you...

Wilde Wealth Management Group Supports 1,000 Local Children Through Holiday Fundraising...

Wilde Wealth Management Group helped make the season a little more merry and bright for more than 1,000 children in need this holiday season,...

10 Christmas Classics that Need to Be Watched Every Year

There are certain traditions we all have around Christmas time. Maybe we put up the tree a day after Thanksgiving. Perhaps we bake Christmas...

Attitude of Gratitude- 5 Keys to Happiness

What is an Attitude of Gratitude?  It means making it a habit to express thankfulness and appreciation...
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Break Free from the Blues this Holiday Season

Festive parties, family gatherings, gift shopping and time-honored recipes are what most people associate with the holiday season. However, for some, the winter is...
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Website Design Trends for 2018

Web design trends for 2018 take advantage of existing technologies in new ways and exploit new, cutting-edge technologies for an improved user experience. Here...

Families Welcome at Civic Center New Year’s Celebration

Wondering where the entire family can ring in the New Year? Look no further- head on down to the Yuma Civic Center for a celebration to be remembered!...

One Night, Two Armed Robberies in Yuma

A pair of armed robberies kept Yuma police busy on Monday night. The first robbery occurred in the area of Avenue B and 17th Place...
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Calling All Arizona High School Poets

Arizona high school students are invited to submit their poetry for adjudication and potential monetary awards and recognition. The competition is sponsored by the Greater...

Border Patrol Agents Involved in Shooting Incident

Border patrol agents were involved in a shooting incident at a rest area early Tuesday morning. Yuma Border Patrol agents responded to a call for...

BestColleges Announces 2018 List of 50 Best Colleges Online

Looking for the best college to take online classes? BestColleges.com has released it's 2018 list of 50 best colleges online.  Today, one in 3 U.S....

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,...

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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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...
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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...
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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 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...
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Get to Know Dutch Bros

America’s cry for a fast and friendly coffee place was answered on February 12, 1992, when Dutch Bros was created. With over 280 locations and...
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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...

Jury Selection to Begin in 2014 Restaurant Murder

Jury selection begins next week in the trial of a man accused of killing another man outside a Yuma restaurant in April 2014. According to Judge...

Bank Robbery Reported at Wells Fargo

Yuma Police officers are investigating a reported bank robbery earlier this month. The incident occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday, November 4 at...

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...
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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...

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...
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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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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...

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...

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...

Arizona Ranks Second in the Nation in Lettuce Production

Did you know Arizona ranks second in the nation in lettuce production, providing 25 percent of the country's total production? Arizona agribusiness contributes a record...

UA Health Services Day Targets Students with Interest in Medical Field

Some of the top students around Yuma County gathered at Cibola High School Wednesday, Nov. 1 for the University of Arizona Health Services Day...
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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...
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Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation Wins Golden Prospector Award Recognizing Excellence...

The Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation (AREDF) has won a Golden Prospector Award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), recognizing excellence, innovation...
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Empower Careers-Telecom Technical College

"It gives the guys hope," Owner and Director of Telecom Technical College Kathy Gill said. "That is the part about my job that I...
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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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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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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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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...

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...

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...
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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...
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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...

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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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?...

Border Agents Catch Drug Smuggler

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection are hard at work, patrolling Arizona's borders to keep Americans safe and secure. One of their most recent...
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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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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...
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21st Annual DATOS: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market

Hispanics in the United States have quickly become one of the fastest growing populations, so it comes as no surprise that the economic impacts...
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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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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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...
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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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AAED’s Southern Arizona November Luncheon: Arizona’s Mining Economy

“Arizona’s Mining Economy – What’s The Future?” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED)’s next Southern Arizona luncheon, Wednesday,...

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...

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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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...
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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...

“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...

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...

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...

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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