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Have debt? Can’t travel

Have debt? Can’t travel

People who owe child support will find their travel options outside the United States blocked until they pay up. Beginning Jan. 23, U.S. citizens traveling by air between the United States and Mexico, Canada, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Bermuda will need a valid passport. Previously, all travelers could flash a driver’s license […]




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WALL OF TRIBUTE

WALL OF TRIBUTE

Manuel Pacheco, President Emeritus of the University of Arizona, has often been honored for his many achievements, but the newest accolade looks like it will stand for quite a long time. At a November reception UA President Robert Shelton and President Emeritus Peter Likins were on hand to unveil a tribute wall at the Manuel […]




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MEXICO RECOGNIZES HUMANE GROUPS

Humane Borders, the border watch agency that named a donated border water station after controversial Mesa Legislator Russell Pearce, has received an honorary award from Mexico. The Rev. Robin Hoover, president, received the Premio Nacional de Derechos Humanos 2006 from new Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Mexico City. Sacha Feinman is a freelance journalist who […]




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WORK STARTS ON MURALS

WORK STARTS ON MURALS

Designs have been finalized for the 16th Street Mural Project, to honor the now-vanished neighborhoods of Ann Ott, El Campito, Golden Gate, Green Valley, Los Quatro Milpas and San Juan Bautista, according to a new release provided by Lennée Eller, City of Phoenix program manager for the Phoenix Airport Museum. The neighborhoods, which were torn […]




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MORE OF THE SAME

The Republican Speaker of the state Legislature is getting heat for reappointing Russell Pearce to chair the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Hispanics, Democrats and religious leaders are criticizing House Speaker Jim Weiers, asking him to appoint someone who wouldn’t be as “heavy-handed” and “racially biased” as Pearce. Phil Austin, a Republican attorney from Mesa, says […]




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Playing for scholarships

Playing for scholarships

Los Diablos, the ASU Latino Alumni Chapter, is getting ready to tee up at the Legacy Golf Resort Jan. 26 to raise money for scholarships. In its first round last year, the tourney raised $62,038 to provide 30 community service-minded Arizona residents merit-based, full tuition scholarships. Not bad, for a beautiful day on the course. […]




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Tabletop thoughts

Tabletop thoughts

1. Dad longs for a plate piled with spicy carne asada, accompanied by a frosty Negro Modelo, instead of fruity-flavored tea. He wonders why that guac at the other end of the table tastes vaguely like smashed peas. If only his mom was still able to cook… 2. Flour tortillas, an attempt to cling to […]




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