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Experts: Area housing market like ‘the wild west’
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Experts: Area housing market like ‘the wild west’

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By Paul Maryniak Tribune Executive Editor The Chandler Arizonan recently visited virtually with five experts to discuss the residential and commercial real estate market amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The experts included: Attorney...
Share the Road campaign pushes for vehicle safety
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Share the Road campaign pushes for vehicle safety

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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Tribune Staff Writer Jennifer Canziani was riding her motorcycle north on Scottsdale Road and was nearly to Cave Creek when tragedy struck. A woman who was playing with gadgets in her boss’ car...
Pandemic fuels fears of more child pool drownings
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Pandemic fuels fears of more child pool drownings

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Firefighters and water safety advocates fear the COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to a troubling spike in pediatric drownings in the East Valley and Maricopa County by introducing more...
City comes to a desperate family’s aid
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City comes to a desperate family’s aid

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Without question, Pam and Andrew Anderson did the right thing when they obtained custody of their four grandchildren in Georgia, even though they had little to share. The children’s mother and...
Giles on reelection: a chance to make Mesa better
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Giles on reelection: a chance to make Mesa better

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer After his resounding re-election to his second and last full four-year term, Mayor John Giles cherishes the lengthy 10-year opportunity voters have given him to make his hometown better. That...
30 years after ADA’s signing, disabled still face challenges
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30 years after ADA’s signing, disabled still face challenges

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By Lisa Diethelm Cronkite News April Reed remembers what it used to be like before the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed. Reed remembers her father, who wears hearing aids, telling her how he was turned away from a job...
Giles appears cruising to second term as Mesa’s mayor
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Giles appears cruising to second term as Mesa’s mayor

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa Mayor John Giles today continued holding a commanding lead in his quest for a second four-year term and a hotly contested City Council race indicates an upset was brewing, according to...
Mesa man a Merchant Marine Academy grad
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Mesa man a Merchant Marine Academy grad

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Parker James Maxwell of Mesa recently graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York. Maxwell earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a commission in the U. S. armed forces. ...
Mesa Airman launches  mask-making effort in Hawaii
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Mesa Airman launches mask-making effort in Hawaii

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By Mike Philips, Mesa resident Adam Edmunds is an Air Force technical sergeant based in Hawaii. But his service doesn’t stop there. He’s also volunteering to assist those in need during the Pandemic. Edmunds, a guidance and...
20 Tonto campgrounds closed by flood fears
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20 Tonto campgrounds closed by flood fears

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Campers and others who like to head out to the Tonto National Forest will have to hunt around for places to go after officials closed huge portions of the area until at least Sept. 10 – and possible longer....