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Cubs fans due for a surprise at Sloan Park
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Cubs fans due for a surprise at Sloan Park

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer The annual throng of Chicago Cubs fans who jam Sloan Park for every Cactus League season will encounter a surprise even before they settle into their seats, bask in the sun and eat their first...
Mesa schools audit details extravagant raises
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Mesa schools audit details extravagant raises

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By Paul Maryniak and Christopher Boan Tribune Staff An audit by Mesa Public Schools found that former Superintendent Ember Conley gave out $145,000 in unapproved raises – including one for $44,000 – at a time when she was...
Mesa schools creating well-rounded healthy students
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Mesa schools creating well-rounded healthy students

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By  Laurie Struna, Mesa Tribune Guest Writer Studies show physical inactivity and obesity have replaced smoking as the leading factors causing heart disease. Mesa Public Schools is taking a proactive approach to ensuring...
Giles bullish on better educated citizenry
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Giles bullish on better educated citizenry

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By Christopher Boan, Tribune Staff Writer There’s a burgeoning issue that’s at the top of Mesa Mayor John Giles’ mind, centering around the lack of college-educated citizens and residents who completed some kind of...
CUSD board confronts Twitter war, big crowd
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CUSD board confronts Twitter war, big crowd

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By Kevin Reagan, Arizonan Staff Writer Chandler Unified School Board member Lindsay Love is pushing back against her critics by engaging in a Twitter war with members of the Purple for Parents organization. For the last couple...
Chandler players wary of ballpark
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Chandler players wary of ballpark

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By Kevin Reagan, Arizonan Staff Writer The sounds of gunshots, dirty needles bags of methamphetamine are conditions the players of Chandler Girls Softball League worry about on a regular basis. The league’s current practice...
Love’s lovers, haters fill up CUSD board meeting
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Love’s lovers, haters fill up CUSD board meeting

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By Kevin Reagan, Arizonan Staff Writer The Chandler Unified School District Governing Board started off 2020 with a raucous meeting attracting a packed house of citizens ready to give their thoughts on one particular board...