Square-dance calls are set to all types of music, from pop to movie soundtracks. An organization called Callerlab was established, holding its first convention in 1974 to define square-dance calls. This year’s convention is happening in Mesa.
Imagine you have to go to the hospital for a procedure. You’ve checked to make sure your doctor is in your insurance’s network. But, the anesthesiologist might not be; same with a radiologist or a pathologist. That means when you get your bill, it might include higher out-of-network costs.
Mesa may become the first city in the state to privatize its jail system. The department asked the Mesa City Council last month for permission to solicit bids from private contractors. But Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone has said that private prisons are a threat to county jails.
Shelters in our community do good work rescuing and adopting out dogs, but they can be extremely stressful environments for the animals. So when someone comes to see if they might want to adopt them, it can be difficult to get a good read of whether that dog is a good match.
The Lower Colorado River is the most endangered river in the country, according to the annual list released by American Rivers. Why has this river topped the group’s list? We talk to Matt Rice, American Rivers’ Colorado River Basin director.
Have you ever caught sight of a celebrity or someone you consider to be a "star" and, even though you're a completely intelligent, interesting and charismatic person, you turn to mush when you say hello to him or her?