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Mesa high schools to begin remote learning Monday
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Mesa high schools to begin remote learning Monday

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Sports Editor Nearly two weeks after Gov. Doug Ducey closed schools, Mesa Public Schools is prepared to roll out remote learning Monday – but only for high school students. Elementary and junior high...
Mesa Council OKs controversial utility ordinance
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Mesa Council OKs controversial utility ordinance

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer A unified group of six Mesa City Council members voted to approve a controversial new utility ordinance as Mayor John Giles triumphed over Councilman Jeremy Whittaker, who cast the lone...
Mesa officials detail ASU campus financing
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Mesa officials detail ASU campus financing

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By Jim Walsh Tribune News Staff Nearly two years after a split Mesa City Council approved the Arizona State University@mesacitycenter project, the innovative building continues to generate controversy. Councilman Jeremy Whittaker...
State’s jobless benefits will stay at minimum wage
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State’s jobless benefits will stay at minimum wage

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Arizonans forced out of work by COVID-19 may get jobless benefits – but not more than the minimum wage, no matter how much they were earning before. State lawmakers provided additional...
Mesa averts business shutdown – for now
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Mesa averts business shutdown – for now

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa Mayor John Giles proclaimed a state of emergency last week, joining his counterparts in Phoenix and other East Valley communities in implementing a series of measures designed to reduce the...
State House GOP balks at virus help
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State House GOP balks at virus help

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Efforts to enact a no-growth budget to keep the state running in the face of COVID-19 hit a wall late last week after Republican lawmakers in the House balked at extra spending. Both the...
Mesa food bank reaps community support
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Mesa food bank reaps community support

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By Christopher Boan Tribune Contributor An unexpected rise in community support has spared Mesa’s United Food Bank from a catastrophic staffing shortfall. That assessment by spokesman Tyson Nansel contrasted sharply with the...
Virus crisis hits special-needs kids and their parents hard
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Virus crisis hits special-needs kids and their parents hard

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor The closure of Arizona schools in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic has created particularly severe challenges for special-needs children, whose parents rely on schools and outside...
Virus pushes Mesa businesses to the brink
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Virus pushes Mesa businesses to the brink

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By Christopher Boan Tribune Contributor Owning a salon went from being a lifelong dream to reality for Mesa’s Laurie DeBusk four years ago. Now, that dream is turning increasingly into a nightmare for DeBusk, who has seen her...
Virus reshaping election campaigns in Mesa
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Virus reshaping election campaigns in Mesa

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Some candidates for public office are facing the difficult choice between endangering their health by collecting signatures during the COVID-19 outbreak or missing out on qualifying for the...