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Rewards Beyond Tips

Devin loves his job, but he admits the pay isn’t always the best. Sometimes the rewards come in tips; not just monetarily, but in a…

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A Horse Adventure

Horses helped settle the west and for Devin’s family, it’s those horses that people still come to see in order to relive a little bit…

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Young, Arizona High School

The high school in Young, Arizona recently held it’s high school graduation.  It’s a ceremony just about every high school in America holds every Spring,…

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A Different Egg for Breakfast

Maybe you enjoy some bacon and eggs for breakfast, but if you get your eggs from Elery Martin, well, your meal may be a little…

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The Sunset Volcano

Although it’s been about a millennium since this place rumbled to life…the mountain still speaks of the event that took place here.  We head to…

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A Masterpiece in the Desert

When every U.S. president since Herbert Hoover has stayed at your hotel…you know you’ve got a masterpiece.  We’ll head to the desert… SharePrintEmail

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The Father of Arizona

On the north edge of Florence, AZ you’ll find a small outcropping once known as Primrose Hill.  Today there is a small pyramid of stones…

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A High School of Criminals

Most high school’s hope to turn out classes of top notch students.  This school consistently produces a new crop of criminals…but that’s all right with…

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A Crop Where You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Heights

Some farmers need expensive, high tech equipment to harvest their crops.  This crop requires a very low-tech method of harvest…but it does help if you…

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A Most Unusual Crop

David’s farm is just 2 ½ acres in size…but that does not mean he’s not busy.  In fact, the crop he grows will require full…

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When Life Throws You Lemons

When life throws you a lemon, you make lemonade.  Mark certainly has plenty of lemons…but he doesn’t have to make them into lemonade to compete. …

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A Citrus Packer

You’ve probably bought their fruit and not even realized it.  This is a family owned citurs packer that grows, packs, markets and ships around the…

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The University of Arizona’s Old Main

When you walk across the center of this large university campus as I did, you’ll find a wide, permanent line stretching several hundred yards.  The…

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When Pigs and Cows are ‘New’

Imagine a school teaching agriculture in a place where few students have seen a farm animal.  It’s a unique setting that’s making a large impact…

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KINEKS

It’s called “KINEKS.”  It’s an acronym for positive personal characteristics each of us should possess and it’s the name of a foundation working to help…

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A Young Man of Influence

There is probably someone in each of our lives that truly inspires us.  Jeffrey Thimgan was one such young man.  But in his absence, his…

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The Youngest Pilot of Her Kind

She’s the youngest pilot of her kind in the state of Arizona.  If you think flying a plane is hard, this may be far more…

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Love and a Unique Hobby

You must admit, today’s story about how one couple met and fell in love is certainly unique.  Now add the fact that the place of…

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A Cemetery With a Guidebook

Most cemeteries don’t offer a guidebook with brief stories of those you’ll find buried there, but this one does.  And while this is a respectful…

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A Cemetery Opposite Arlington National

This cemetery perhaps looks the exact opposite of Arlington National in D.C.  The dusty landscape is mostly barren of lush grass and tall trees.  The…

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