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As the Democratic race narrows to a two-person primary and after an underperforming Super Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders held a rally to invigorate supporters Thursday night at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. After a disappointing Super Tuesday and losing her home state, Massachusetts, to former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen....
About 20 supporters of Fund for Empowerment, including many homeless people themselves, met at Margaret T. Hance Park on Wednesday in support of homeless rights. Specifically, the rights to sleep without prosecution and the right to property. At the protest, Arizona Poor People's Campaign Co-chair Veronica Monge said, “We...
A sea of scarlet red bumper stickers in the parking lot outside the Arizona Capitol advocates for the “Red for Ed” campaign, which seeks better funding for education and teachers. But not 100 yards away, around 100 parents and students gathered on the lawn capitol building Tuesday morning to...
Arizona House Bill 2135 was introduced in the legislature last month with the aim to better account for veterans' suicides. For some, this bill hits home on a personal level. “Someone in my unit who recently got out committed suicide,” Air Defense Artillery Officer Lashondra Maddox-Phung said. According to...
With the 2020 Census taking place this year, here is what you need to know. Phoenix residents can expect an invitational letter from the Census Bureau the week of March 9. According to Phoenix Census Director Albert Santana, the letter will contain instructions on how to respond to the Census. Following...
Proposed bill that would assign student-athletes to teams based on their biological sex is causing contention between activists trying to “save women’s sports” and transgender rights activists. Representative Nancy Barto, R-Phoenix, is sponsoring HB2706, also known as the Save Women’s Sports Act after incidents across the country have led to...
The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) shared information about the COVID-19, also called Coronavirus Disease, in a press conference Monday, explaining current cases in the Valley and what communities can do next. There is one confirmed case of the Coronavirus in the Valley, while another case is pending, according...
In anticipation of their debut full-length album, the Denver-based band Whitacre is touring across the United States, with a stop at Valley Bar March 14. The quartet consists of Paul Whitacre as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, Mark Cunningham on drums, bassist Joel Fishel and Chase Perry on...
Hello downtown Phoenix people! It’s your guide to what’s happening here, T.J. Triolo. Since it’s now March, go ahead and “march” into some of these new events! I can’t stop with the amazing puns. Or are they bad puns? I suppose it depends on your point of view. Novel Coworking...
As the prevalence of technology in society grows, it becomes difficult for parents to navigate how much of a role tech has in the lives of their children. It can be hard for parents to find a middle ground between too much and too little screen-time as technology is being...