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Forty Years of Delivering GREAT NEWS!

It’s 1979—President Jimmy Carter resides in the White House, and Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain’s first female prime minister. Music is big, as are the boom boxes. But a small, INNOVATIVE new cassette player also lets people listen to their tunes wherever they go!

Something New for Kids to Read

In September of that year, a nifty new newspaper rolls off the press here in Arizona, and it’s unlike anything around.

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In My Neighborhood

PILLOWS GIVE YOUNG PATIENTS COMFORT
See Titanic Artifacts at OdySea
ARIZONA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
GOVERNOR DEDICATES TUCSON SHELTER
BODIES EXHIBIT TEACHES, INSPIRES
TRAVEL BACK TO MEDIEVAL TIMES

Kids in the Know

  • Woodbury Fire Is Burning Its Way into AZ History

     The wildfires have been numerous and extreme in Arizona this summer. Some of the main fires were the Coldwater, Woodbury, Hoyle, Badger Springs and Mountain Fires.

  • CELEBRATING THE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE

     Did you celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day? It happened last month, May 15 to be exact!

  • GOODALL VISITS PHOENIX TO INSPIRE ACTION

     Dr. Jane Goodall is a world famous British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and U.N. Messenger of Peace. She is known for her long-term observation and research on chimpanzees.

Going Places

Sports Beat

  • D-backs Peralta Achieves His Dream

     Imagine dreaming that one day you’ll become a professional baseball player. What would it look like for you?

  • Team Sports Have Positive Impact

    Team sports offer kids a great opportunity to build social kills key to growing up. 

  • You’ll Run into Characters at Disney Races

    Runners run past Tinkerbell’s Pixie Hollow, alongside the sights of Downtown Disney and even over to Tom Sawyer’s Island in half-marathon runDisney races.

Movies & TV

  • PHOENIX FAN FUSION FIRES UP FANS!

     As summer is rolling around, so are some of fans’ favorite conventions like Phoenix Fan Fusion, San Diego Comic-Con, Vidcon and MegaMania.

  • DISNEY HEROINES TAKE THE ICE

    I entered a Bear Essential contest and won tickets to see Disney on Ice, Dare To Dream. During the show, five Disney heroines made an appearance.

  • SPIDER-MAN HAS A COOL NEW VERSE

    “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was released in movie theaters Dec. 14. So far it has gotten good reviews from critics.