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Friday, 16 November 2018 13:52

GENDER X

From the time a person is born to the time they die a person is classified by their gender. It is notated on your birth certificate and death certificate and hundreds of other legal documents including your passport and driver license. Until recently there were only two markers that a person could chose from on a legal document, "M" for male and "F" for female; however, a handful of other states have started providing a third option "X" for Gender X. According to an excerpt of Newsweek Gender X is "a gender that is not exclusively male or female, including,…
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 12:06

YOUR ELECTION RESULTS

November 6th was Election Day, and everyone was able to get out and vote including the youth thanks to Kids Voting. While we will still have to wait to get the official results of this election the Kids Voting Arizona ballots have been tallied and your results are in. Here are some of the Kids Voting Arizona results: David Garcia received 49.93% of the votes would be elected Governor over Doug Ducey (43.31%) and Angel Torres (6.75%). Krysten Sinema received 41.53% of the votes and would be elected AZ US Senator over Martha McSally (34.97%) and Angela Green (23.52%). Lastly,…
Friday, 26 October 2018 10:10

JUST A COWGIRL FROM ARIZONA

Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the United States Supreme Court, wrote a letter to the public not only to inform it of her diagnosis but also to remind us that, “It’s not enough to understand, you got to do something.” Those are the words she lives by and told her own three sons countless times. For her, “There is no more important work than deepening young people’s engagement in our nation.” So, after retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court, she continued to effect change through the creation of iCivics; a website created to help youth better understand the…
Friday, 12 October 2018 14:12

ROLES IN GOVERNMENT

Have you ever heard of a position in government and wondered, what does that person really do? Well wonder no more, The Citizens Clean Elections Commission has you covered under their How Government Works section of their website. This site breaks things down between Federal, State, Countywide and City/Town Offices. If you click on a particular office, like Mine Inspector, it will provide you with a general description of the office. In case you are curious it says, "The Arizona Mine Inspector is in charge of inspecting the safety and conditions of mines in the state to ensure the safety…
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 11:19

PRESIDENTIAL ALERT

At 11:18 p.m. today Arizona time a Presidential Alert went out across the nation to each and every cell phone in America. Don't worry there isn't an emergency, it is only a test. However, if there was an emergency this new system is how they would tell you. The system is called the National Wireless Emergency Alert System and is from the Federal Emergency Management Agency better known as FEMA. (Not actually the President) The system was created to notify everyone in case of a national emergency, attack, or disaster and no one is able to opt out of the…