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Mesa pro golfer sinks hole-in-one, reels in bass
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Mesa pro golfer sinks hole-in-one, reels in bass

January 26th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Jim Jertson Tribune Guest Writer On Monday, Dec. 28, while playing a friendly skins game in Phoenix with other golf professionals, including PGA Tour superstar Paul Casey, Mesa-native Ryan Hogue hit a hole-in-one on the...
Mesa seeks to target thoughtless fireworks users
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Mesa seeks to target thoughtless fireworks users

January 26th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa City Council members are just as fed up with fireworks as many residents who complained over the New Year’s Day weekend about explosions all night long, lousy air quality with smoke...
Tax reductions, school choice high on Ducey budget
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Tax reductions, school choice high on Ducey budget

January 26th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Gov. Doug Ducey wants to reduce taxes by $200 million this coming budget year – and another $200 million a year in each of the following two years – but isn’t ready to say who he...
Mesa water plan construction finished
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Mesa water plan construction finished

January 26th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF A newly completed expansion of the Greenfield Water Reclamation Plant will help handle the sewage from anticipated growth in south Gilbert. The plant, located near Greenfield and Germann roads, is jointly owned...
Judge tosses argument against education tax
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Judge tosses argument against education tax

January 26th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Maricopa County Superior Court Judge John Hannah has rejected claims by challengers that Proposition 208 illegally constrains the ability of lawmakers to control the state budget. Hannah...
Arizonans getting higher, new pot data suggests
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Arizonans getting higher, new pot data suggests

January 26th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Arizonans legally smoked, ate or otherwise consumed nearly 106 tons of marijuana last year. That’s up 27 percent from 2019 and nearly double the amount sold in 2018. And that consumption...
Homebuyers hit the wall in East Valley
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Homebuyers hit the wall in East Valley

January 26th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor The top analyst of housing market trends in the Phoenix Metro Market has sounded the alarms for homebuyers in 2021 that can be boiled down to one word: desperation. The Cromford Report...
Federal relic getting new purpose in Mesa
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Federal relic getting new purpose in Mesa

January 25th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer When the old Mesa post office opened more than 83 years ago downtown amid the depths of the Depression, it was a sign that a remote desert outpost had arrived as a growing city. Because the city...
Major vaccine effort brings new hope for Mesa schools
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Major vaccine effort brings new hope for Mesa schools

January 24th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
BY PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor Hopes that Mesa Public Schools can keep classrooms open got a shot in the arm last week – literally. Through what Superintendent Dr. Andi Fourlis called “relentless conversations,”...
Luke AFB makes Mesa teen honorary pilot
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Luke AFB makes Mesa teen honorary pilot

January 21st, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Tribune Staff Writer Liam Marshall is obsessed with the Air Force, particularly its airplanes. The autistic 13-year-old Mesa boy watches videos about the Air Force and plays flight simulator games on...