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How Fortnite captured teens’ hearts and minds

Posted by   /  May 20, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

The craze for the third-person shooter game has elements of Beatlemania, the opioid crisis, and eating Tide Pods By Nick Paumgarten | The New Yorker It was getting late in Tomato Town. The storm was closing in, and meteors pelted the ground. Gizzard Lizard had made his way there after plundering the sparsely populated barns […]

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Special session on guns doubtful as parties just can’t see eye to eye.

Posted by   /  May 20, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Daily Miner Democrat lawmakers are using Friday’s school shooting in Texas in a bid to get Gov. Doug Ducey to call lawmakers into special session to adopt new gun laws. In separate letters to the governor, House and Senate minority leaders said they are willing to provide […]

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Congressman Gosar wrong on immigration – he’s no John Adams

Posted by   /  May 20, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Samuel Doncaster | Rose Law Group trial attorney Arizona Capitol Times (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) When refugees arrived at Arizona’s southern border seeking asylum, attorneys helped.  They advised newcomers about their rights, and they helped strangers ask permission to enter the land of the free.   That access […]

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News from Neighboring States for May 20, 2018: You’ll need to earn at least $333,270 a year to qualify to buy a median-priced home in San Francisco — but not all of California is that costly.

Posted by   /  May 20, 2018  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

Want to buy a home in California? Here’s how much you need to earn — by county Union Station for under $300,000: Income-restricted Denver condos going on sale at Coloradan building Utah: Could a ride-hailing/public transit hybrid be the future of commuting? Small Nevada businesses struggle to find qualified candidates New Mexico legislators examine nuclear fuel storage proposal

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Double Feature: Collusion and Junior’s blocked phone call

Posted by   /  May 20, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

YouTube A modest diner in New Jersey. Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) enters, asks the waitress (Heidi Gardner) if HPV is different from HIV, and puts Don’t Stop Believing by journey on the jukebox. Rudy Giuliani (Kate McKinnon) enters. “Rudy,” says the president, “did you go on Fox News last night?” “Yes,” says Giuliani, “I said […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Could the Arizona desert offer California and the West a guide to solving its groundwater problem?

Posted by   /  May 20, 2018  /  Featured News, Water  /  No Comments

Spotlight: Environmental defense fund report highlights strategies from Phoenix and elsewhere for managing demands on groundwater s California embarks on its unprecedented mission to harness groundwater pumping, the Arizona desert may provide one guide that local managers can look to as they seek to arrest years of overdraft. Groundwater is stressed by a demand that often […]

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Day’s coming when everything in sports will need one of those asterisk thingies: From the Rose Law Group Growlery

Posted by   /  May 19, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Sports record books will look as follows as long as we keep tinkering with the games, supposedly to increase ticket sales and TV viewing numbers: Diamondbacks 33, Padres 32*Highest one-game runs total since the low strike zone was altered in 2015. Cardinals 67, Seattle 34*Highest scoring Super Bowl game […]

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News from Neighboring States for May 19, 2018: Too many bad-actor contractors and subcontractors now do not employ many of their workers directly but use “labor brokers.”

Posted by   /  May 19, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Payroll fraud so rampant in Utah’s construction industry that legitimate firms say they are being forced out of business First phase of I-11 opens next week near Las Vegas Santa Fe ranks as hottest second-home market Colorado: Female Law Professors Hope Settlement Leads to Change California: Running Uphill: The Challenge of Unseating Dianne Feinstein

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Gosar, Biggs join Dems to kill farm bill

Posted by   /  May 19, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Bryan Pietsch | Cronkite News Two Arizona lawmakers were among the 30 Republicans who crossed the aisle and joined all Democrats to send the $868 billion farm bill to defeat in the House Friday. Republican Reps. Paul Gosar of Prescott and Andy Biggs of Gilbert voted against the bill along with other members of […]

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Legislature’s ‘animosity toward cities and towns’ overshadowing healthy debate, Chandler mayor says

Posted by   /  May 19, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Jay Tibshraeny calls for consensus on state water plan By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny is serving his second and last term as mayor. In between mayoral terms, he served in the Arizona Senate, giving him the advantage of living both sides of local and state governments. He was interviewed by […]

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