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Purcell: The higher tech gets, the ruder we get

Our rapidly growing incivility started with the invention of the telephone-answering machine.

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Video: The power to turn away malice

Ability and Accountability Blog

I don't feel a need to explain anything, just please watch it and consider it's simple, powerful message.

Super Bowl ads: give me 'First Date' instead of puppy-monkey-thing (VIDEOS)

Super Bowl advertisements are not what they used to be.

VIDEO: Jaguar El Jefe caught on video in Santa Rita Mountains

Conservation CATalyst and the Center for Biological Diversity released new video Thursday, Feb. 4, of the only known wild jaguar currently in the United States.

Lift-Your-Day Video: 3-year-old sings "Part of Your World" from Disney's Little Mermaid

Ability and Accountability Blog

In this January 9, 2016 YouTube post, 3-year-old Claire Ryann Crosby from Utah sings "Part of Your World" from Disney's Little Mermaid, her favorite pre-Frozen era song.

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Video: Tribute to Snape in Alan Rickman's own words

Ability and Accountability Blog

There are a lot of words and video clips being shared todayabout actor Alan Rickman. This video is especially meaningful to me because it features Rickman describing the character of Professor Snape in his own words. It is powerful and moving.

Video: Santa signing to 3-year-old child

Ability and Accountability Blog

Three-year-old Mali Phoenix Williams-Cody visited Cleveland Centre in the United Kingdom with her mother, where they met Santa. They didn't expect this special Christmas moment.

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Christmas lights on Prescott's courthouse plaza

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Prescott.

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Video: Wild Wonderland at Bearizona in Williams

WILLIAMS - Can't get enough Christmas in the Quad Cities? Take the short drive to Williams, where Bearizona presents its version of zoo lights, Wild Wonderland.

Video: Stormtroopers go shopping

Here's some fun to help you get ready for Black Friday ...

Video: Celebrating Hollywood's Golden Age through dance

Sixty-six classic film dance numbers get a funky update. Watch with the closed-captioning on to see the movie title and year it was released.

Video: Two young singers that might lift your day

Ability and Accountability Blog

Video performance of two young children singing an inspiring duet of "You Raise Me Up" during a Chinese talent competition.

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Are cell phones destroying our brains?

Well, yes, cell phones are destroying our brains, language and our children!

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Eco_Logic: Adobe construction is time tested

When it comes to alternative construction methods, little else is as authentic and time tested as adobe. Adobe structures can be found across the globe, and comprise some of the oldest remaining structures on the planet.

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Diabetes: You can ignore it but it won't ignore you!

A co-worker of mine that I will call "Jill" was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Jill told me that she was very concerned about this diagnosis but more importantly, she was very confused.

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Sandwich shop owner says, 'I didn't really think anyone would notice'

A restaurant owner in Warr Acres, Oklahoma found evidence that someone had been opening garbage bags in her dumpster and taking discarded food. "It hurt me that someone had to do that," said Ashley Jiron of P.B. Jams.

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Simply Fit: Diane Douglas and snow cones?

Hello Simply Fit readers. The new Arizona School Superintendent Diane Douglas recently stated that she wants to exempt school fundraisers from the Snack Standard for school fundraisers because she feels the rule is an overreach of our governments authority.

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Prescott Moms: Raising working kids

Sometimes I am envious of stay-at-home parents. I am also envious of working parents. I am a work-from-home-while-I-watch-my-kids parent. This means I work full-time and take care of my kids full-time. While this was a conscious, albeit necessary, choice, it has never been an easy one. My hope is that they learn enough about being hard working and independent that it pays off in the end.

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Volunteers needed at Prescott Valley Community Garden

As the Prescott Valley Community Garden gears up for another year, consider that if you have an interest in gardening and helping others, we need you.

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'Birdman' gets lift at SAG Awards; will it win the Oscar?

In a precursor to the Oscars, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards this weekend raised the hopes for "Birdman."

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'Roll Up Books'

Five book artists try to make sense of directions (or lack thereof) at a workshop on "Roll Up Books" in which their leader offered little guidance, just samples to scrutinize.

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My mom has melanoma

Hello Simply Fit readers. We're just a few days past Christmas, and the New Year will be here in a blink of an eye. It's common for most of us to reflect on the events of the past year before beginning the midnight countdown.

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Eco_Logic: Cargotecture - Pros and Cons

A recent trend in architecture that seems to be gaining traction is "cargotecture," or the re-purposing of steel shipping containers for both residential and commercial construction.

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Drought is not over

So many people think once we receive a good monsoon total or a great month of rain that the 20-plus year drought is at an end. Think again.

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Worksite Wellness - Is a health challenge the push you need?

The holidays are here, and with it, all the food and drinks that come with the season. This year, I've decided to take a different approach to maintaining my health.