Spring training is when players shed the winter rust by limbering up on warm, sun-baked diamonds, sign autographs galore, and provide hope that this may be their team’s year. As preseason games between major-league teams begin on Saturday, here are a few facts to give you some background on spring ball.
The Scottsdale Gun Club in Arizona offered one photo session Nov. 26 and will hold another one Dec. 10. Although the photos are raising some eyebrows, they exemplify Arizona’s thriving gun culture.
Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce is hailed by many conservatives nationwide as a 'patriot' for his anti-illegal immigration stance. But the backlash has spawned a recall election Nov. 8.
To be able to work at home a few days a week, some employees agree to a pay cut. Work at home for half the time and you could save as much as $6,800 a year.
Some companies even let you decide how much time off to take. The result is more productive workers, not less.
Affordable colleges might be easier to track down now with a new online tool out from the US Department of Education, which compares the cost of attending different kinds of institutions. We put together a list of the most and least expensive 4-year or longer institutions, in three categories: public institutions, not-for-profit institutions, and for-profit institutions. Prices are based on the "net cost" of each, which is the average price after grants or scholarship aid is subtracted from the total cost of attendance. Often, the average net cost is quite different from an institution's listed tuition. The numbers here are based on costs for the 2008-2009 academic year.
Phoenix dust storm knocks out power for thousands of residents. Area transportation hubs reported delays early Tuesday evening from the Phoenix dust storm.
Through rallies and concerts, the tequila party wants to mobilize Latinos to vote in record-breaking numbers in the 2012 election. A kickoff event will be held in Tucson, Ariz., on June 4.