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Mesa gym holding virtual workouts to benefit nonprofit
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Mesa gym holding virtual workouts to benefit nonprofit

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By Zach Alvira, Tribune Sports Editor A Mesa-based gym is finding ways to help individuals stay active during its closure due to the coronavirus, while also helping a local nonprofit along the way. Anytime Fitness Dobson Ranch...
Mesa’s Primary Election field established
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Mesa’s Primary Election field established

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer The field has been set for the 2020 Primary Election season in Mesa and voters in both parties will have plenty of city and legislative races to choose from, depending on where they live. All...
City officials gird for major budget hit
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City officials gird for major budget hit

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Crisis echoes Great Recession By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa anticipates losing millions of dollars in revenue from the recession triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing potential layoffs and delaying several major...
Churches, synagogues adapt to social distancing
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Churches, synagogues adapt to social distancing

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Sports Editor Social distancing is forcing churches and synagogues across Mesa and the rest of the nation to retool their outreach to the faithful while bracing for the impact of lower financial support....
ASU economist looks at virus-stricken economy
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ASU economist looks at virus-stricken economy

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ASU NOW Lee McPheters, research professor of economics in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and director of the school’s JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center, offered his analysis of the of the...
Seniors can call Mesa for help at 480-644-5756
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Seniors can call Mesa for help at 480-644-5756

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By Ramona Barajas-Villar Tribune Contributor In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Mesa has launched a program called “Adopt-A-Grandparent” to help residents 60 years and older get essential supplies they need...
Mesa blacksmith keeps many irons in the fire
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Mesa blacksmith keeps many irons in the fire

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By Katherine Nowicki Tribune Contributor From his spot in a Mesa storage facility, Donn Wagner practices a craft that is centuries old. And from the testimonials he has received, there are plenty of people who are following in...
Grocery warehouses addressing bare shelves
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Grocery warehouses addressing bare shelves

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By Dzevida Sadikovic Cronkite News Empty store shelves symbolize the frustrations and fears of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mark Miller, president of the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance, in an email interview, discussed how panic led...
A teacher’s journey through the shutdown nightmare
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A teacher’s journey through the shutdown nightmare

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By Cathryn Creno Tribune Guest Writer Right before spring break, I gave my Mesa Westwood High School students pieces of colorful poster paper and asked them to map out their futures in the Spanish future tense. It was a way for...
Virus shatters high school seniors’ big moments
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Virus shatters high school seniors’ big moments

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Sports Editor When Skyline High senior Blake Roebuck left school on March 6, he was fully prepared to enjoy spring break and return to his classmates on March 16. Red Mountain High School senior Makayla...