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Mesa filmmaker a Paul Revere of superbugs
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Mesa filmmaker a Paul Revere of superbugs

February 26th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Tom Scanlon Tribune Managing Editor A frightening documentary shows a president begging the world to take notice and provide funding for safeguards before millions die from a global health crisis. Though it may make viewers...
Mt. View students compete as constitutional scholars
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Mt. View students compete as constitutional scholars

February 25th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor Have any idea why Patrick Henry refused to attend the Constitutional Convention in 1776 because he said he “smelt a rat”? Can you explain American federalism to a non-American? Or how...
Rent, utility assistance available now in Mesa
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Rent, utility assistance available now in Mesa

February 19th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Tom Scanlon Tribune Managing Editor A new program is helping Mesa residents catch up on rent owed – and avoid water and electricity turnoffs. Last month, after providing $7 million in rent assistance through the Mesa CARES...
Westwood High program helps students in many ways
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Westwood High program helps students in many ways

February 18th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Kevin Pirehpour Tribune Staff Writer A Mesa high school is helping students gain work experience on campus while it connects needy families with basic necessities donated by local businesses. Thanks to sizable donations from...
Mesa Arts Center offers 3 big events this month
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Mesa Arts Center offers 3 big events this month

February 17th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Social distancing might be tough on live performances and exhibits, but three events in Mesa show the arts scene is far from being defeated by the pandemic. The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum at the Mesa Arts...
Mesa pair provide sanctuary for a menagerie
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Mesa pair provide sanctuary for a menagerie

February 10th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Melody Birkett Tribune Contributor Soila Vasquez long dreamed of starting an animal rescue. And in 2017, she and Pam Fritsch did just that on two acres in the heart of Mesa that they dubbed the Furever Animal Rescue and More...
Strong voice for the disabled retires – kind of
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Strong voice for the disabled retires – kind of

February 9th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Coty Dolores Miranda Tribune Contributor Ability360 CEO and President Phil Pangrazio officially retired from his two-decade tenure on Dec. 31 but he has been still in what was supposed to be his former office, handling a...
2 with Mesa ties publish self-help book
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2 with Mesa ties publish self-help book

February 9th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF A Mesa woman and a former Mesa resident have written a self-help book on substance abuse that has won praise. “Erase Negativity and Embrace the Magic Within” was recently named a “must read” on...
Mesa broadcaster- author pens memoir
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Mesa broadcaster- author pens memoir

February 6th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Kevin Pirehpour Tribune Staff Writer In 2018, Chris “Kaz” Nascimento was working as a detention officer at Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence, at times working graveyard shifts on death row.   “When they told me...
Arizona Brainfood feeding kids in 125 schools
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Arizona Brainfood feeding kids in 125 schools

February 4th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Melody Birkett Tribune Contributor Despite the pandemic’s impact on in-classroom learning, Arizona Brainfood is still feeding kids in need. Whether they learning at home or go to school, the same need exists now as it did...