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Go for the Food: Phoenix

By Terry Tang | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Nearly 60 food trucks belong to the Phoenix Street Food Coalition. Now, some of the city’s food truck operators are trading car keys for tables and chairs.

Obama Heads to Phoenix to Pitch Mortgage Reform

By Julie Pace | Tuesday Aug 6, 2013
President Barack Obama is proposing to overhaul the nation’s mortgage finance system, including shutting down government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - a plan with bipartisan support on Capitol Hill.

Raising Arizona

By William Kapfer | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Arizona has lately been acquiring a reputation as a right wing, out-of-touch backwater. People have reached this conclusion largely due to nationwide coverage of some of the more backward political personalities like Gov. Jan Brewer & Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Police: Phoenix Area Man Killed Wife Over HIV Fear

Thursday Apr 11, 2013
A Phoenix man charged with killing his wife and adult son told police he carried out the killings out of a fear he had given his wife HIV from prostitutes he frequented and out of concern about what would become of his jobless son.

Phoenix Adopts LGBT Anti-Discrimination Measure

Wednesday Feb 27, 2013
The Phoenix City Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the city’s anti-discrimination law to include protections for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people in city contracts, housing, employment and public accommodations.

Go-Go Dancer, Bar Manager Fends Off Ax Attacker at Gay Bar

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
A bar manager and go-go dancer helped stop a man from attacking patrons in a gay bar with an ax.

TV Memorabilia Needs a Home

By John Rogers | Monday Jan 7, 2013
A former Hollywood joke writer gets serious about his collection of some of TV’s greatest artifacts.

Doing Right by Wright: An Architect’s Landmark Home Saved in Phoenix

By Paul Davenport | Friday Jan 4, 2013
An anonymous benefactor has purchased and wants to preserve a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Phoenix.

Five Free Fun Things to Do in Phoenix

By TERRY TANG | Wednesday Dec 12, 2012
With cactus and strip malls obstructing the views at times, visitors could easily write Phoenix off as a place where water and culture are scarce.

Scottsdale’s Phoenician Unveils Cyber Monday Special

Sunday Nov 25, 2012
The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond resort destination, will take part in the busiest online shopping day of the holiday season, unveiling its exclusive "5 Days to Get Away" package on Cyber Monday.