Ellen Grant

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  • 24 years ago | News

    About a third of a million dollars in federal funds earmarked to fight AIDS wound up mostly unused and in limbo for the past three months because of local infighting that has even professional politicians shaking their heads. The money finally was...

  • 24 years ago | News

    A good way to hit the jackpot in the Arizona Lottery may not have anything to do with luck. According to some unhappy lawmakers and business people, all you have to do is make promises about creating jobs." Apparently, it also helps if your busine...

  • 24 years ago | News

    For four years, Wilda Heil has been battling ovarian cancer, and at the same time battling to hold on to her medical insurance. Guess which fight she's winning. Heil is one of an estimated 35,000 "medically uninsurable" Arizonans-those who either ...

  • 24 years ago | News

    Twelve-year-old John Johnson was playing with his buddy in a ditch behind his east Phoenix apartment earlier this month when he found a cardboard box stuffed with bloody needles. The seventh-grader raced home to show the discovery to his mother. "...

  • 24 years ago | News

    MiAsia sat in a barber's chair in a little shop in central Los Angeles. It was May 1983, and MiAsia, a Mary Kay cosmetics saleswoman, was looking for a dramatic change. The barber dyed MiAsia's short, dark Afro auburn, but that wasn't enough. She ...

  • 24 years ago | News

    Just before closing time, Bill Mounts strolls past the bare shelves of Euro Market to the check-out stand. Mounts, night manager of the beleaguered upscale grocery, spies a rumpled dollar bill on the floor. This dollar could save the store," jokes...