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  • Two Chase Field culinary creations make must-try stadium food list

    Heart attack-inducing food is officially part of professional baseball games

    Let's face it: baseball is not the most exciting of professional sports. To get guests engaged in the game, baseball stadiums such as Chase Field in Phoenix have turned to creating the most crazy culinary confections to Americanize the sport even further.
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Trump's highly anticipated foreign policy speech Wednesday will test whether the Republican presidential front-runner, known for his raucous rallies and eyebrow-raising statements, can present a more presidential persona as he works to unite the GOP establishment behind him. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    An independent Donald Trump would put a Republican in the White House

    If Donald Trump decides to run as an independent, it would practically lock the White House for the Republicans. Hear me out.
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    Blow the whistle: Parents should not take their childrens’ sporting events too seriously

    Dear parents who get a little too heated at their children's weekend sporting events: these events are for fun, don't take them too seriously. After all, they're just kids.
  • Singer Prince performs at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Jan. 28, 1985. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac)

    I took my own advice and let Prince parent my kids for a night

    My kids were confused who Prince was after they heard he died. Rather than tell them, I took my own advice, downloaded his music and let Prince parent.
  • In this Dec. 25, 1984 photo, Prince performs at St. Paul Civic Center in St. Paul, Minn. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP)

    Can any of today’s artists possibly compare to the legend that was Prince?

    The death of Prince got me thinking: Are there any living music legends left in the world that can compare with the star?
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    Amazon squaring off with Google in Arizona is nothing but good news for us

    A competition between two Internet giants -- Amazon and Google -- in Arizona means nothing but good things for the state's consumers.
  • A map listing Southern California recreational opportunities is seen outside a Sport Chalet store in downtown Los Angeles Saturday, April 16, 2016. The Southern California-based chain says it has begun closing all its stores and has stopped selling merchandise online. Founded in 1959, the sporting goods company has about 50 locations in California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. The company offered no explanation for the closure .(AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Sport Chalet closing is another wake-up call for old-fashioned businesses

    On Monday, yet another wake-up call was issued to brick-and-mortar retailers: If you don’t get with the times, you'll close. Just like Sport Chalet.
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    I taught my kids about life using the Arizona Cardinals’ 2016 schedule

    My kids were bummed the Arizona Cardinals would play some of the NFL's best, but I turned it into a teaching moment about how champions act.
  • Steven Jones listens as his attorney Joshua Davidson argues for Jones’s bail to be modified during a hearing, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Coconino County Superior Court in Flagstaff, Ariz. Jones has been held in the Coconino County jail on a $2 million bond since shortly after his arrest on Oct. 9. He says the fatal shooting of Colin Brough on the Northern Arizona University campus was in self-defense. (Jake Bacon(/Arizona Daily Sun via AP)

    Why releasing the man accused of opening fire at NAU isn’t a big deal

    A judge has decided to release a man accused of opening fire at NAU, though he claims it was in self-defense. This really isn't a big deal.
  • Voters come and go near a polling station at sunrise in Arizona's presidential primary election, Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Calm down: No one’s rights were violated in Arizona’s presidential preference election

    People are mad and lawsuits have been filed, but remember this: No one's rights were violated in the Arizona presidential preference election.
  • Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Anger over Arizona Cardinals’ coach Bruce Arians’ ‘moms’ comment is misdirected

    As a parent, I understand the anger that mothers have over Bruce Arians' comment saying that moms are keeping their kids from playing football, but I believe the comment was misunderstood.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally in Laramie, Wyo., Tuesday, April 5, 2016.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    I can’t believe I’m saying this: I agree with Bernie Sanders

    I can't believe I'm actually saying this, but I agree with Bernie Sanders. But it's only on one topic, so spare me the emails.
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    My house is a ‘no-go’ for playdates and I couldn’t be happier

    I just found out my home is a "no-go" for playdates -- basically arranged times for kids to play -- and I could not be happier to get the news.
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    April Fools’ Day proves gullible people should not take the Internet too seriously

    Congratulations! It looks like you survived another April Fools' Day. Pat yourself on the back, because that means you're not one of the easily-gullible people who make this day so fun.
  • Let’s be honest: Political parties are picking the nominees, not the voters

    Voters can do what they want, but if we're honest with ourselves, the political parties will pick their own nominees and there's nothing we can do about it.