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Humperdinck Celebrates Romance in Chandler

Happily married for 50 years and a purveyor of romantic songs, Engelbert Humperdinck knows full well the meaning of Valentine’s Day.

Train Trip to New Orleans Set for April

Journeys By Train, a Tucson-based escorted deluxe travel company, will conduct special journeys around the United States and Canada this year, including an April trip to New Orleans.

Stem Cells Take Center Stage

The world will never forget the day when four young men from Liverpool, England, walked onto the stage of “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1964.

Sun Health Offering Prediabetes Program

Floyd and Linda Cotton have been doing a lot of new clothes shopping lately.

The Lost Art of Customer Service

Our fridge went rogue the other day.

The 1924 Phoenician

I have a Phoenix Union High School yearbook, “The Phoenician,” from 1924 that belongs to a mystery person. It’s a tan book with an orange spine that I taped together wanting to keep it in intact for the owner or owner’s family. There is no name on it to identify if this person is a student or faculty member. However, I believe from the few quotes inside the front and back pages, this book once belonged to a student.

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Celebrate the New Year With a Hike

The holidays pass us by as quickly as the cold winds blow. Come January, the seasonal events are over and a peaceful quietness abounds after New Year’s Eve parties subside.

Entrepreneur Designs Family Board Game

About 10 years ago, Scottsdale resident and businessman Steven Lazar got fed up with the disconnect of modern families: the daughter texting, the son playing video games, the dad watching sports on TV and the wife on the phone chatting with her neighbor.

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Zoppé circus comes to Reid Park’s big top

Zoppé, the Italian family circus, has been dazzling audiences for about 170 years and will come to Reid Park Friday, Jan. 9, through Sunday, Jan. 11.

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The Duttons’ Shows are a Family Affair

Ben Dutton understands the importance of family.

Naturopathic Approach to Hormone Imbalance Shows Promise for Seniors

Read through any newspaper, pick up any magazine, flip through any channel...and you’ll see them. Hormones are everywhere. It seems Americans have become completely obsessed them.

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Ask Gabby Gayle

Advice Column for the Over 50 Crowd

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My Curmuddy Awards for 2014

To those of you waiting breathlessly, here are my annual Curmuddy Awards, presenting ugly mud-pie statuettes to those deserving wretches for wacky, wicked and witless conduct in 2014.

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Cameo Ball Features Dancing, ‘Salad Parade’

The Cameo Foundation and its founder Herme Sherry are busy this time of year.

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Sitka by the Sea

God’s Country on Alaska’s Inside Passages

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Medley Hasn’t Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ for Arizona

At 74 years old and his humor intact, pop legend Bill Medley says his career with the Righteous Brothers and as a solo act reads like a “bad movie.”

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Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Wallet

“I resolve that I will eat better and exercise more.” The diet and exercise resolution is one I make—and unfortunately break—every year.

Stem Cells May Be The Next Penicillin

Considering the history of the antibiotic, stem cells could be the next penicillin.

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Getting the Message

Getting the message didn’t used to be so maddening. My irritation isn’t over the technology of voice mail, it’s with the human side of the equation, those voices that speak so rapidly, so inarticulately on recorded telephone messages that they might as well be leaving an encoded transmission from Mars.

Pumpkin Cookies Two Ways

Chocolate chip cookies may be America’s favorite treat for most of the year, but they’re going to have to move over this month—or at least share the stage—with the real star in November, the pumpkin cookie.

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