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  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Charles Keating Stiffed Me on a Nearly $1,000 Restaurant Bill: A Reader's Remembrance

    Of course, I had heard of Charles Keating. The man became famous as an anti-porn crusader in Cincinnati back in the '70s, hustling his version of morality against Hustler's version of what the Founding Fathers meant in the First Amendment. My knowledge of Mr. Keating didn't end there, however. I rea ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Meet Arnott Duncan and Duncan Family Farms

    photo: Duncan Family Farms Picture of Arnott and Kathleen and family (The Duncan Family: Arnott and Kathleen with Javier, Kell and Sean) In this special In Season post we'll get to meet one of the Valley's farmers, Arnott Duncan and Duncan Family Farms located in Goodyear. Specializing in gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Russell Pearce Shakes Down Scores of Lobbyists, Legally

    Pearce's big money-grab, and it's all legalTo cop a line from the Notorious B.I.G., "Gimme the loot! Gimme the loot!"That's what Republican state Senate President-elect Russell Pearce might as well be saying with a recent e-mail announcing a fundraiser on January 7, 2011, just three days before Ariz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Former Scottsdale Office Manager Gets Two Years in Clink for Embezzling More Than $250K From Boss

    Kacee Sissener stole more than $250,000 from her employer, a Scottsdale-based medical practice.​Attorney General Terry Goddard announced today that a former Scottsdale office manager has been sentenced for embezzling more than $250,000 from her employer, a Scottsdale-based medical practice.K ... More >>

  • News

    August 7, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2007

    Presidential candidate Fred Thompson shills for scummy LifeLock exec.

    Cheesy Fred Thompson goofs big-time with radio ads for LifeLock. Is Fred Thompson smokin' crack? On the same day the Law and Order star and former Senator is incorporating his presidential committee in Nashville, Tenn., we learn that he's also shilling for scumbag Robert Maynard, founder of the i ... More >>

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    Fighting Bullies

    No one likes a bully. So why are Rose Mofford, Janet Napolitano and MTV distancing themselves from Arizona's Safe Schools, Safe Students program?

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Ecstatic Fall

    They threw lavish raves, had endless expense accounts and traveled the world. Then the attorney general crashed the party.

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    Haunted by Spirits

    John McCain derived his wealth from his marriage to Cindy Hensley McCain, whose father started his road to riches as a bootlegger. As a politician, the senator has remained beholden to the liquor industry and the family business

  • Dining

    November 26, 1998
  • News

    August 1, 1996

    One That Got Away?

    The imprisoned owner of a defunct title company complains that his partner helped plunder $8 million from the business

  • News

    August 11, 1994

    A LAME DUCK IN HOT WATER

    AGAINST THE ADVICE OF CITY STAFF, INTERIM MAYOR THELDA WILLIAMS IS WORKING TO PUT HUNDREDS OF HOMES IN AN AIRPORT INCUSTRIAL PARK. BY THE WAY: ONE OF FRIENDS WIL MAKE $200,000 IF THE DEAL GOES THROUGH.

  • News

    May 4, 1994

    The Color of Monet

    The word at Accent Graphics will never be in a museum. So what? It sells.

  • News

    December 29, 1993

    CHARTER RUNS AGROUND

    DEAN BREWER WAS ALREADY UNDER CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION FOR BANKRUPTING A MORTGAGE COMPANY, SO ARIZONA REGULATORS LET HIM TAKE OVER CHARTER TITLE, AND $8 MILLION IS MISSING.

  • Music

    June 3, 1992

    FATAL REFRACTION

    LOU REED SCARES THE POP OUT OF DEATH

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