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Slide Show: Top 20 Best Cities for Veterans 2017

Slide show: Top 20 Best Cities for Veterans 2017 The results of Wallet Hub’s newest study of the best and worst places for Veterans, shows two Phoenix area cities in the top 20. That’s remarkable considering 100 of the nations largest cities were included in the original research. Gilbert, Arizona came in at #19 and… Read More

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Video: Retirement Options Close But Not too Close to the Big City

Video: Retirement Options Close But Not too Close to the Big City. Of course, in my humble opinion, there is no place like Arizona for the ultimate retirement oasis. The greater Phoenix Valley has some incredible Active Adult Communities; Solera, a high-end Chandler gated AZ community, Sun Bird Golf Resort, a more affordable and conveniently… Read More

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This Thank You Thursday Includes the Arizona Diamondbacks

After responding to a car burglary call, Phoenix Officers Cosner and Gallagher were dismayed to discover that a 5th grader’s backpack full of school books was among the missing items. One of the officers, noticing the girl’s Diamondbacks t-shirt…

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A Thank You Thursday to the Navajo-Hopi Observer

I have a few Google alerts set up to stay informed about Veteran related matters throughout the country. One of these searches is focused on Arizona Vets. More often than not the Navajo-Hopi Observer pops up in my results. The Navajo-Hopi Observer is a relatively small newspaper, but clearly one with a big heart. They… Read More

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HUD and VA Award $5.9 Million to 26 Tribes to Provide Permanent Homes For Native American Veterans

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today awarded $5.9 million in grants to 26 Tribes to offer a permanent home and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The Tribal HUD-Veterans Affairs… Read More

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Hiking the Grand Canyon? Thank a Vet.

Occasionally I think about it but to be honest, not very often. Who maintains those beautiful trails that we hike on? We assume that it’s park service employees, it’s their job and that their paid, and mostly this is true. But next time you hike the North Rim of the Grand Canyon take a moment… Read More

The Delights of Light: The 3 Ways to illuminate your space

Interior designers know that the real trick behind creating an amazing space is to use these three types of lighting. Each one has a specific use, but they can also be used in combination to make a space seem inviting and practical. Let’s take a closer look at the three types and how to incorporate… Read More

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5 Steps to Deciding How Much Homeowners Insurance You Need

Homeowners are often puzzled when faced with deciding how much homeowners insurance to purchase. Mortgage companies and banks require insurance for those seeking loans to buy a home, but is it enough? What if you do not have a loan from a bank — do you still need homeowners insurance? Although states generally do not… Read More

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Phoenix Business Journal Recognizes Health Care Heroes

Today the Phoenix Business Journal celebrated physicians, nurses, emergency responders and volunteers for their caring and dedication to the lives and the good health of others. See the proud and happy recipients in this video slideshow on the Phoenix Business Journal web site, including a shot of Lifetime Achievement Award winner Gladys McGarey, internationally recognized… Read More

Veterans in Michigan State Legislature

Veterans in state Legislature work to improve conditions for all vets

By Stateside Staff for Michigan Radio There are two Iraq war veterans now serving in the state Legislature. Sen. David Knezek, D-Dearborn Heights, and Rep. Tom Barrett, R-Potterville, both took their seats in November 2014, and they’re working hard toward a goal of improving veterans’ affairs here in Michigan. Knezek and Barrett have already had… Read More