Tom Thomas

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    January 11, 2010

    Elderly Woman Pleads Guilty Plea Today in Phoenix "Assisted-Suicide" Case

    ​Readers may remember our story on the so-called "assisted case" of Jana Van Voorhis, a 58-year-old Phoenix woman who died mysteriously in her bed in the spring of 2007.  It was a particularly sad and bizarre yarn (even by our standards), and had a slew of dicey legal and ethical is ... More >>

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    August 23, 2007

    Death Wish

    The Final Exit volunteers call it assisted suicide. Prosecutors may call it manslaughter

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    August 25, 2005


    Dads' egos can run amok in super-competitive Valley youth baseball, and that's dangerous

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    May 13, 2004

    Fields of Dreams

    Think your kid could be the next Shea Hillenbrand or Curt Schilling? Hook him up with the major leaguers in metro Phoenix youth baseball.

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    July 10, 2003

    Young Guns

    The cycle of life rolls through the Arizona Diamondbacks