are located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona; the team is owned by Shamrock Holdings, which oversees the various investments of the Roy E. Disney family. '''US Airways Center''' (formerly '''America West Arena''') is a sports and entertainment arena located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. It opened in 1992, and is the home of the Phoenix Suns
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Spanish Adult Hits music formatted radio station serving the Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona) area. The Univision station, along with satellite sisters KQMR in Globe (Globe, Arizona) and KKMR (KKMR (FM)) in Arizona City (Arizona City, Arizona), is known on-air as '''"Recuerdo 100.3 - 106.3 FM"'''. The '''National Council of La Raza''' ('''NCLR''') is a non-profit (Non-profit organization) and Non-partisan democracy non
CHR format branded as "101.5 Jamz". '''98.7 The Peak (KPKX)''' is a commercial Adult Hits music radio station in Phoenix, Arizona, broadcasting on 98.7 FM (Frequency Modulation). '''KMXP''' is a commercial hot adult contemporary music radio station in Phoenix, Arizona, broadcasting on 96.9 FM (Frequency Modulation). '''KNAI ''' (88.3 FM (FM broadcasting)) is an American non-commercial educational radio station broadcasting a Regional
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Mexico and the United States. '''James Robert White''' (born 1962) is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, an evangelical (evangelicalism) Reformed Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the author of more than twenty books and has engaged in numerous moderated debates. Radio career Kimmel began working in the radio industry while in high school, hosting a Sunday night interview show on UNLV's college station KUNV. While
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of the statistics regarding police officers per capita, to where it resided in the middle of the rankings. He also implemented other changes, including establishing a juvenile department within the police force. With Phoenix's rapid growth, it drew the attention of con men and racketeers, with one of the prime areas of activity being land fraud. The practice became so widespread that newspapers would refer to Phoenix as ''the Tainted Desert''. These land frauds led
Loved and I've Lost, and I'm Sad But Not Blue". She joined her first band "The Changing Times" while attending Arcadia High School (Arcadia High School (Arcadia, California)) in Arcadia, California. '''Arizona Diamondbacks''' Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona), AZ (Arizona) Chase Field † Modern aqueducts In modern times, the largest aqueducts of all have been built in the United States to supply the country's biggest cities. The Catskill Aqueduct carries water to New York City over a distance of 120 miles (190 km), but is dwarfed by aqueducts in the far west (Western United States) of the country, most notably the Colorado River Aqueduct, which supplies the Los Angeles area with water from the Colorado River nearly 400 km to the east and the 701.5 mi (1,129 km) California Aqueduct, which runs from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to Lake Perris. The Central Arizona Project is the largest and most expensive aqueduct constructed in the United States. It stretches 336 miles from its source near Parker, Arizona to the metropolitan areas of Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona) and Tucson. A modern version of aqueduct is a pipeline bridge. right thumb 150px Tyson in the ring at Las Vegas in October 2006 (File:Mike Tyson.jpg) On the front page of ''USA Today'' on June 3, 2005, Tyson was quoted as saying: "My whole life has been a waste – I've been a failure." He continued: "I just want to escape. I'm really embarrassed with myself and my life. I want to be a missionary. I think I could do that while keeping my dignity without letting people know they chased me out of the country. I want to get this part of my life over as soon as possible. In this country nothing good is going to come of me. People put me so high; I wanted to tear that image down." Saraceno, Jon., Tyson: 'My whole life has been a waste', ''USAToday.com'', 2005-06-02, Retrieved on March 11, 2007. Tyson began to spend much of his time tending to his 350 pigeons in Paradise Valley (Paradise Valley, Arizona), an upscale enclave near Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona), Arizona. Tyson has flown coop in new home, ''AP (Associated Press) via MSNBC.com'', 2005-06-22, Retrieved on March 27, 2007. On May 25, 2009, Tyson's 4-year-old daughter, Exodus, was found by her 7-year-old brother, Miguel, unconscious and tangled in a cord, dangling from an exercise treadmill. The child's mother untangled her, administered CPR and called for medical attention. Exodus was listed in "extremely critical condition" and was on life support at Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona)'s St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. She subsequently died of her injuries on May 26, 2009. "This is America; this isn’t supposed to happen here. This is the legacy we have been left with — unfortunately it is oftentimes not true," said Anti-Defamation League representative Bill Strauss. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (w:Arizona Department of Public Safety), 254 incidents were reported in 2003 involving hate crimes, though Strauss said that the actual number of incidents could be higher due to underreporting.
, moving in on January 9. '''Phoenix Suns''' Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona), AZ (Arizona) US Airways Center Joel Coen revealed in a 2000 interview that he came to Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona) to offer the lead role to Clooney. Clooney agreed to do the role immediately, without reading the script. He stated that he liked even the Coens' least successful films.
"This is America; this isn’t supposed to happen here. This is the legacy we have been left with — unfortunately it is oftentimes not true," said Anti-Defamation League representative Bill Strauss. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (w:Arizona Department of Public Safety), 254 incidents were reported in 2003 involving hate crimes, though Strauss said that the actual number of incidents could be higher due to underreporting.
series year 2011 isbn 0-205-79753-9 Architecture thumb Xeros Residence in Phoenix by Blank Studios Architecture (File:Xeros Residence.jpg) Phoenix is the home of a unique architectural tradition and community. Frank Lloyd Wright moved to Phoenix in 1937 and built his winter home, Taliesin West, and the main campus for The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture.
The anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area (also known as the ''Valley of the Sun'', a part of the Salt River Valley), it is the 13th largest metro area by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people in 2010. Census: Phoenix-area population tops 4.3 million, moves up metro rankings – Phoenix Business Journal. Bizjournals.com (March 14, 2013). Retrieved on September 6, 2013. People in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area, Arizona. Bestplaces.net. Retrieved on September 6, 2013. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County (Maricopa County, Arizona) and is one of the largest cities in the United States by land area.
Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the Salt (Salt River (Arizona)) and Gila Rivers, Phoenix incorporated as a city in 1881. In fact, the "Five C's" (Cotton, Cattle, Citrus, Climate, and Copper), remained the driving forces of Phoenix's economy until after World War II, when high tech industries began to move into the valley.
The population growth rate of the Phoenix metro area has been nearly 4% per year for the past 40 years. While that growth rate slowed during the Great Recession, it has already begun to rebound. Phoenix is the cultural center of the Valley of the Sun, as well as the rest of Arizona.