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Drive helps area’s underprivileged

Arizona, with its dry desert heat, attracts thousands of snow birds each year, people who are tired of shoveling snow.

Words and pictures: A treasure on paper, even in today’s electronic world

Around the world, social media commands a huge segment of our collective mindset—to the point, in fact, where many seem to feel that words on paper ultimately may be no more. I'm willing to admit that that very expectation someday might become reality.

Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital reopens a 27-bed surgical floor

Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital is celebrating the reopening of its newly remodeled medical/surgical floor, a $412,000 renovation that includes 27 beds on an all-private-room floor.

NASA workshop proves a rare treat for budding biotechnology scientist

Upon arriving at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Mesa Community College student Greg Howard was immediately assigned a mission: to form a theoretical space exploration company and build a rover out of a basic robotics kit in about a day.

Weekend art fest draws TV tech-turned metal sculptor

With the weather finally tolerable and the gift-giving season looming large, the Tempe Arts Festival is a jolly way to spend a few hours (and some money).

Ancient, modern come together at Chanukah ceremony

Chanukah begins Dec. 6 and for the first time ever, a giant 7-foot menorah will stand at the center of a celebration at the Tempe Public Library.

For departed friend. a celebration of life raises funds for a scholarship

A community that strives to maintain strong threads throughout all parts of its intricate web is crucial to its prosperity. When one member of a tightly knit community faces a difficult situation, the rational solution is to firmly support one another.

A joyful visit at a joyous time of the year

Tempe resident Erika Jacobs and Corona del Sol graduate Jason Soronson don’t know each other but share an uncommon insight.
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