Emily Dean, Author at PHOENIX magazine

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A new study by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families tracked the rate of uninsured children nationwide, and found that between 2016-2018, the number of children without health coverage increased by 400,000 nationally. According to the report, Arizona is ranked third in the nation for the highest percentage of uninsured children. Some local officials are speculating if Arizona’s “public charge” rule on illegal immigration has caused a lack of participation in benefits such...

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Looking for a break from the city? Trade saguaros for pines in Arizona’s favorite mountain town. Route 66 Walk This Talk This self-guided tour takes advantage of mobile technology, allowing you to tour historic Route 66 at your own pace. You call the provided number, and the recording gives you neat facts at each stop. Plan to spend about an hour discovering gems like the Mother Myth mural, The Rock Lab and Motel Du Beau....

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Looking for your daily dose of live music around the Valley? Check out this week’s concert calendar. Monday, February 10 Rusty Spur Saloon The oldest bar in Scottsdale boasts live music seven days a week from 11 a.m. to close for those who want to bring out their cowboy boots and do a square dance. Monday’s entertainment will be courtesy of local country singer, Greg Mills. 7245 E. Main St., Scottsdale rustyspursaloon.com Tuesday, February 11...

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