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New UofA Cancer Center will pay long-term dividends

AUGUST 2015 — To build the innovation-based economy our region needs, we must continue to invest in and support the bioscience and..

Local youth attend tribal event in D.C.

Local youth attend tribal event in D.C.

Several students from local high schools were a part of history this summer when they were selected to attend the first-ever White House..

Xavier racks up accolades for year

Xavier racks up accolades for year

Xavier College Preparatory’s varsity tennis team captured its fourth straight Division I state championship title by defeating Mountain..

Women of color invited to submit scripts

Women of color invited to submit scripts

Black Theatre Troupe is celebrating black women playwrights in its “My Voice Is My Power” series, beginning in October 2015 and..

Murals donated to variety of families

Murals donated to variety of families

More than 50 murals created by local artists recently were given to refugee families finding new homes in Metro Phoenix, through a..

Stoneman named White House intern

Stoneman named White House intern

North Central resident Molly Stoneman, a graduate of North High School, was named as a 2015 summer White House intern. She was one of only..

Where is the great Arizona novel?

Where is the great Arizona novel?

Changing Hands-Phoenix, 300 W. Camelback road, hosts an exploration of the question of “The Great Arizona Novel,” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug...

PCDS speech teams finish great season

PCDS speech teams finish great season

The PCDS Upper School’s Speech and Debate Team had a successful tournament season, with strong showings at all tournament levels. At the..

Local singers sought for performing groups

Local singers sought for performing groups

Broadway Babies, a Valley performance troupe, is looking for a few good men and women who love to sing. Almost every Sunday afternoon from..

Donate your shoes, handbags to Flo’s

Donate your shoes, handbags to Flo’s

Florence Crittenton’s upscale resale store, Flo’s on 7th, is kicking off its sixth-annual Heels for Healing donation cycle for new and..

Ballot measures focus on finances

Ballot measures focus on finances

Phoenix voters will have the opportunity to have a say in how money is spent by the city in the coming years through several key..

Federal official visits child care center

Federal official visits child care center

Desert Mission Lincoln Learning Center students introduce themselves to U.S. Dept. of Education deputy secretary John B. King Jr.

Social Security marks 80th anniversary

Social Security marks 80th anniversary

The Social Security agency’s 80th anniversary will be commemorated on Aug. 14, the date of the signing of the Social Security Act in..

VYT holds youth auditions Aug. 18-19

VYT holds youth auditions Aug. 18-19

Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) will hold auditions for its fall production of “James and the Giant Peach” (musical) beginning at 4 p.m...

Sign up now for fall Prelude classes

Sign up now for fall Prelude classes

The fall semester of Prelude piano classes for young musicians begins Aug. 31 at Music Works Academy (MWA), 302 W. Bethany Home Road. The..

Blake attends health summit

Blake attends health summit

North Central resident Carolyn Blake represented the state of Arizona at the Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine, held at..

Annual pledge drive features furry friends

Annual pledge drive features furry friends

The Arizona Humane Society’s 17th-Annual Pet Telethon is set for 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 on KTVK-3TV, local channel 3. The..

Website offers tips for monsoon prep

Website offers tips for monsoon prep

Along with the summer heat in the Valley comes the monsoon season. To prepare for the inclement weather that is part of the season, the..

Pet of the Month: A cat tale of spirit, survival

Pet of the Month: A cat tale of spirit, survival

Colonel’s story is one of a stray who ventured too far into the street and was hit by a passing car. The accident left him with a badly..

Low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for pits

Low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for pits

Altered Tails, a nonprofit organization and the Valley’s largest spay/neuter clinic specializing in high-quality, low-cost services, is..

Local nonprofit seeks kids book manuscripts

Local nonprofit seeks kids book manuscripts

Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development, has introduced “Books for Babies …..

Kosher Italian never tasted so good

Kosher Italian never tasted so good

Nathan Uveydo intended to take care of people by entering the medical field, even earning his Certified Nursing Assistant certificate while..

Keep pets away from toxic toads

Keep pets away from toxic toads

From July 15 through Sept. 30, the monsoon season means heavy rains, which tend to bring an influx of toads and frogs into Phoenix yards..

Institute offers ‘Dinner with Churchill’

Institute offers ‘Dinner with Churchill’

Guests will step back in time to experience a pivotal moment in history as The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute re-creates a historic White..

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