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Hundreds of Inmates Still Live In Tent City During Heat Wave

Tent City Inmates Held Outdoors During 120 Degree Heat Wave   With an excessive heat warning in effect, all week long and temperatures expected to reach 120 degrees during the daytime, the city of Phoenix is advising everyone to stay indoors for the next few days. But several hundred inmates in Tent City will continue […]

23 Alleged Vagos Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Members and Associates Indicted

A federal indictment was unsealed today charging 23 alleged members and associates of the Vagos Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMG), including some of its most senior leaders, in a conspiracy involving racketeering, murder, robbery, kidnapping and aggravated assault, among other charges.     While the indictment was returned by a grand jury in Las Vegas, earlier […]

Senate Bill 1337 To Legalize The Growing Of Industrial Hemp In Arizona

The Arizona Senate will vote on Senate Bill 1337 on Wednesday. The bill would allow farmers with special licenses to cultivate hemp. Over the last decade, the hemp industry has really taken off, raking in $600 million a year. Some of the sponsors of the bill include Sen. Sonny Borrelli (R- Lake Havasu), who says hemp […]

Free legal consultation April 29 2017 in Phoenix

Free legal consultation resource where consumers from across the Valley can sit with an attorney one-on-one.   The event goes from 9 a.m – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017, and there are two locations: State Bar of Arizona, 4201 N. 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016 Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Avenue, Glendale, […]

9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Trump’s appeal

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Trump’s appeal seeking to reinstate the President’s ban on travelers from seven nations in a unanimous decision Thursday. The three-judge panel rejected the Justice Department claim that the court lacked the authority to review the executive order.   Here is the full text of their ruling  

Berkeley campus chaos spurs questions about free-speech

Chaos erupted at the University of California, Berkeley, to oppose right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, smashing windows and hurling explosives at police.   As the university cleaned up Thursday, it struggled with questions of why the violence spun out of control and what has happened to the open-minded Berkeley of the 1960s. The school prides itself on […]

Do you need to contact your West Valley legislators

How to contact your West Valley legislators Here’s a summary of who to contact if you ever need to find your local representative. Legislative District 19 (Avondale, Tolleson) cxenseparse_end cxenseparse_start Senator Lupe Chavira Contreras: Rep. Diego Espinoza: Rep. Mark Cardenas: cxenseparse_end cxenseparse_start Legislative District 4 (Buckeye, Goodyear) cxenseparse_end cxenseparse_start Senator Lisa Otondo: Rep. Charlene Fernandez: […]

Tax scams return as Tax season gets underway

As tax season gets underway, tax scams return The 2017 tax has started with the Internal Revenue Service starting to accept 2016. As more workers want their W-2s, there’s an old scam that has returned. The crooks use a company chief executive officer’s name to request employee Form W-2 from company payroll or human resources […]

Tostitos’ new Party Safe bag wants to fight post-Super Bowl drunk driving

File this under a great idea. PepsiCo’s Tostitos snack brand has unveiled a limited-edition ‘Party Safe’ bag just in time for the Super Bowl on Feb. 5.     Tostitos may not be advertising in this year’s Super Bowl, but it still plans to have its presence felt during, and after, the “Big Game.” In […]

6 Types Of Debt You Can’t Get Rid Of In Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy, a popular debt solution, allows you to pay most debts and make a fresh financial start. But, there are a few kinds of debt you can’t get rid of. This means you can’t get rid of a few kinds of debts in bankruptcy. If you’re planning to file bankruptcy (especially without getting any help […]

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