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Work It Out Wednesday: Take a Night Hike

by in Healthy Living | Shape

By Meg Krivanec It’s no secret that the Valley is home to an array of hikes and ideal weather. Hiking allows you to enjoy the outdoors and get the leg workout of the century without making the commitment of camping — you don’t have to pitch a tent or make a fire. Night hikes offer… Read More →

Tips for dealing with cap gains tax hike


The impending jump in capital gains taxes has prompted a flood of nervous calls to financial advisers in recent months. Less than three months remain until the maximum rate of 15 percent on long-term gains rises to 20 percent unless Congress extends the Bush-era tax cuts. On top of that, the health care reform package… Read More →

Ruling allows sales tax hike to go on ballot


An initiative measure for a sales tax increase can appear on Arizona’s ballot this November despite a paperwork error that threatened to kill the proposal before it reached voters, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The brief order issued by a three-justice panel said it was enough that supporters of the initiative “substantially complied” with… Read More →