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Arizona senator inspired student-journalist bill in high school. 24 years later, she gets it passed

Posted by   /  May 13, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Mary Jo Pitzl | The Republic Sometimes it takes a little time to get an idea through the Legislature and signed into law. For Sen. Kimberly Yee, R-Phoenix, one effort has taken more than a quarter century. When she was a staffer in the early 1990s on the Demon Dispatch, the Greenway High School […]

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Melissa McCarthy perfectly trolls Sean Spicer for hiding in bushes [VIDEO CLIPS]

Posted by   /  May 12, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

Sean will never come out of the shrubbery now! By Bill Bradley | The Huffington Post Remember the good old days when avoiding difficult questions just meant ducking into some bushes for a while? Welp. Those days are gone. Sean Spicer learned that the hard way. Reporters were all over the story that the White […]

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City leaders hope to attract filmmakers to Eloy

Posted by   /  May 11, 2017  /  Economy, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Tanner Clinch | Pinal Central Site selectors for filming movies and TV shows could decide on a wonderful Eloy backdrop for their next scene with a proposed ordinance by the city’s economic development specialist, Jim Dinkle. The idea is to stimulate production companies to film in Eloy, use local catering and lodging and gain […]

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Tucson’s Fun Park Sells in $700M Transaction

Posted by   /  May 1, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Karen Schutte |Real Estate Daily News EPR Properties, a Kansas City-based publicly traded REIT and CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc. have completed the last tranche of the previously announced acquisitions of the Northstar California Ski Resort, 15 attraction properties (waterparks and amusement parks) and five small family entertainment centers for aggregate consideration valued at $455.5 […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Tweetable

Posted by   /  May 1, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

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Arizona lawmaker is told to take hands off TV reporter, denies gesturing with middle finger

Posted by   /  April 29, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez | The Republic A local TV reporter told Republican Rep. Don Shooter to not touch him after the Yuma lawmaker placed his hand on the reporter’s back during an exchange Wednesday on the floor of the Arizona House of Representatives. Dennis Welch, political editor and anchor at KTVK, was attempting to […]

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Journalists want for pay and protection

Posted by   /  April 28, 2017  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

From the Rose Law Group Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer It was emphasized in my college journalism classes the career doesn’t pay well, so we better be dedicated to the cause. Still holds true today. A recent CareerCast study of worst paying jobs in 2017 lists media, specifically broadcast reporting (annual median salary […]

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The Simpsons are here to remind you that things are pretty grim over at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Posted by   /  April 27, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Ahead of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, the show that basically predicted Trump’s victory 16 years before he won released its deeply dark take on the past several months. In “The Simpsons” version, the White House seems more like a haunted mansion, and poor Marge has run out of pills to cope […]

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Schools should be able to censor student journalists, some Arizona lawmakers argue

Posted by   /  April 21, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star Legislation designed to protect student journalists from censorship hit a roadblock Thursday amid criticism from some lawmakers that they’re not entitled to such protection. House Majority Leader John Allen, R-Scottsdale, yanked SB 1384 from consideration after more than an hour of debate over its merits. […]

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A judge, movie star with Arizona ties make Time’s 100 most influential people of year list

Posted by   /  April 20, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

KTAR.COM Two women with ties to Arizona are on Time magazine’s list of the most influential people of the year, which was unveiled Thursday. The two women on the list are from different walks of life. Actress Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale and has become an Oscar-winning international film star. Former Supreme Court Justice […]

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