October 2013

Ribbon Cutting
Nurses serving in the United States Air Force are now training in intensive and emergency care in the Valley. It is the only program of its kind at a civilian hospital.
Nov. 1, 2013
Riders on the Valley’s light rail system were stuck for about an hour Thursday as a power failure stopped all trains. This was the first time something like this had happened.
Oct. 25, 2013
Daniel Garcia and Roberto Rodriguez Hernandez
Mexicans and Arizonans are joining together to fight crime in Phoenix. The Mexican Consulate and Phoenix Police Department are starting a program to improve lines of communication with the Latino community.
Oct. 25, 2013
The concept of public art has been around for many decades, and for some it is controversial, and not because the art itself is designed to shock or offend. Some people simply wonder whether a community should put money toward it.
Oct. 25, 2013
Is your town livable? If so, just how livable is it? According to Livability.com, only two Valley cities are among the top 100 best places to live, Tempe at number 43 and Scottsdale at 89.
Oct. 25, 2013
The Tax Foundation recently released its annual State Business Climate index. It ranks all 50 states based on how business-friendly their tax systems are.
Oct. 25, 2013
Luka
The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered, somewhat accidentally it seems, that Andean Bears do not like to have their photos taken.
Oct. 25, 2013
Edgar Allen Poe was never afraid to explore the dark side. His poems and stories tell of murder, mourning and reanimation of the dead, and more than 150 years after his death, his fans are still eating it up.
Oct. 25, 2013
The Valley is not legendary for being the setting for prominent films and TV programs. Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” begins in Phoenix, but that is not where Norman Bates lived.
Oct. 18, 2013
Not too many years ago workers, especially those in jobs where they could collect a pension after decades of service, looked forward to retirement as a time to travel, play golf, get to know the grandkids, but we are living longer on average and that usually means working longer to collect more savings for the nest egg.
Oct. 18, 2013

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