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Why do we keep repeating ourselves? Really, why do we do that?

Posted by   /  July 5, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer From the Rose Law Group Growlery Welcome to a lunch I had recently with a friend. Friend: Can you believe the stuff that’s going on in Washington? I mean, really, can you believe it? Pretty crazy. You’d think they could get their act together and do something for the […]

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It’s not just Mike Pence. Americans are wary of being alone with the opposite sex

Posted by   /  July 2, 2017  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

At the restaurant where Shelby of Gilbert, Ariz., used to work, she would ask for conversations with certain men to take place in the kitchen with others around By Claire Cain Miller | The New York Times en and women still don’t seem to have figured out how to work or socialize together. For many, […]

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Beers and Bonfires: The 10 U.S. cities where backyard shindigs reign supreme

Posted by   /  June 29, 2017  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

By Yuqing Pan | realtor.com Our backyards do far more each summer than just provide a place for the kids to splash or the adults to burn—in many ways, they define us. A luxe hot tub and cozy palapa? You probably dig intimate warm-weather get-togethers. A well-worn Slip ’n Slide, military-grade Super Soaker, and a […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Top 10 Early Signs You Might Be Watching Too Much TV

Posted by   /  June 28, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

10. You’ve memorized every word of a commercial touting a cure for toenail fungus. 9. All the button names are worn off the remote, except for “Power off.” 8. Your kids keep singing the theme song to “Flipper.” 7. You go shopping and wonder why everything is not $19.95. 6. By your side is a […]

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Life on autopilot: The butler devices in your ‘smart home’

Posted by   /  June 24, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Is it just as easy to do it yourself? By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Siri: Hi, Phil, how may I help you? You could get rid of that creepy voice. Siri, Hi, Phil, how may I help you? What was the score if last night’s Diamondbacks game? Siri: Philadelphia 6, Arizona 1. Would you […]

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Our language is raining cats and dogs

Posted by   /  June 22, 2017  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

  From where do common phrases, idioms come and what do they mean? By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer On any given day, we read or hear commonly used phrases, many of them archaic. Many of them date far back into our or some other lexicology and have been modernized. Below are nine such phrases […]

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Twitter is having a field day with the new Man Bun Ken Doll

Posted by   /  June 22, 2017  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Every one of the new Ken Dolls is a different bartender who has ignored me’ By Emily McCombs | The Huffington Post Barbie is expanding its line with 15 new Ken dolls. We reported Tuesday that Barbie was expanding its “Fashionistas” line to include 15 new Ken dolls with varying body types, skin tones and […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Memorable

Posted by   /  June 21, 2017  /  Off-Beat News, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

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Getting your butt out of bed in Scottsdale

Posted by   /  June 14, 2017  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

REALTORMag Night people vs. day people: There may be a perfect city for you. After all, some cities may be more in tune to the routines of early risers, while others may be better suited for those who prefer to stay up to the wee hours of the night. Realtor.com®’s research team scoured city data […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top 10 Misspelled Words by State

Posted by   /  May 31, 2017  /  Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

Google users often check it for correct spelling. The search engine recently released a study of most misspelled words according to state inquiries. Here’s our own list of misspelled words by state. 10. Arizona: Cactuses 9. California: Earthqake 8. Colorado: Antellopes 7. Utah: Romnie 6. Wyoming: Buffalows 5. Nevada: Gambeling 4. New Mexico: Santa Fey […]

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