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MPS outreach feeds kids’ bodies and minds
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MPS outreach feeds kids’ bodies and minds

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor As Gov. Doug Ducey reminded Arizonans last week, the pandemic has impacted more than just reading, writing and ‘rithmetic in school districts. For many, including Mesa Public Schools,...
Pandemic a health and economic crisis for Mesa arts
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Pandemic a health and economic crisis for Mesa arts

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By Srianthi Perera Tribune Contributor With the pandemic showing no signs of retreating in Arizona, the arts have taken a backseat in Mesa. That’s not to say that the city’s arts groups are being complacent; they are working...
Ready, set, go! Early voting starts this week
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Ready, set, go! Early voting starts this week

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Starting this week, Mesa voters can either endorse the aggressive pro-growth, pro-downtown redevelopment policies of Mesa Mayor John Giles or choose an anti-Giles ticket recommended by his...
Mesa artist finds warm reception in Montana
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Mesa artist finds warm reception in Montana

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By David M. Brown Tribune Contributor Mesa artist Linda Glover Gooch is traveling north this summer and taking some cool canvases. “Intertwined with Living Waters: The Art of Linda Glover Gooch” is featured at  the Hockaday...
Two win big as Spencer’s 4 millionth customers
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Two win big as Spencer’s 4 millionth customers

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By Annika Tomlin AFN Staff Writer Two Spencer’s TV & Appliance customers were awarded major shopping sprees at its original location in Mesa recently. Patti Everts of Scottsdale and Richard Holmes of Peoria each won $10,000...
Ghost mall to host Mesa fireworks show
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Ghost mall to host Mesa fireworks show

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BY GARY NELSON Tribune Contributor If there’s one place in Mesa where a person can practice social distancing, it’s probably Fiesta Mall. The hulking old shopping center has been closed for two and a half years, except for a...
Red Mtn. plays it safe, suspends football workouts
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Red Mtn. plays it safe, suspends football workouts

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Sports Editor As football programs across the East Valley adjust to limitations surrounding summer workouts, Red Mountain head football coach Mike Peterson elected to suspend his program’s camp for two...
MPS board voices many reopening concerns
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MPS board voices many reopening concerns

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor Mesa Public Schools Governing Board members last week expressed worries, concerns and hopes during their first detailed briefing on the district’s still-developing plan for reopening...
Apache Trail buffs, ADOT at odds over shattered road
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Apache Trail buffs, ADOT at odds over shattered road

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BY GARY NELSON Tribune Contributor On any given weekend afternoon, the Apache Trail looks like one of those ant highways you see on the sidewalk – cars and trucks zipping by in either direction as East Valley sun-seekers take...
Broad Mesa Police reforms don’t satisfy critics
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Broad Mesa Police reforms don’t satisfy critics

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa Police will launch a new Critical Incident Review Board in about 30 days to more thoroughly critique a wider variety of use-of-force incidents as part of a series of reforms. The new board...