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Mesa Historical Museum reopens after long shutdown
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Mesa Historical Museum reopens after long shutdown

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Since mid-March the Mesa Historical Museum hasn’t seen any visitors. Yet, while it was closed by the pandemic like so many other venues as well as businesses, that doesn’t mean the museum was devoid of any...
GOP lawmakers to examine governor’s powers
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GOP lawmakers to examine governor’s powers

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Seven months into a gubernatorial-declared emergency, top Republican lawmakers have created a panel that will examine whether the powers they have given to the governor need to be...
State has yet to address legal sports betting
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State has yet to address legal sports betting

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By Shane Dieffenbach Cronkite News More than two years after the federal ban on sports betting was lifted, Arizona is one of 28 states that have not passed legislation to legalize gambling on sports in-person or online. A bill...
String of robberies, carjackings ends in arrest
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String of robberies, carjackings ends in arrest

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa and Chandler police ended a violent series of armed robberies, car jackings and a shooting when they arrested a 34-year-old suspect on suspicion of numerous felonies at a Chandler hotel...
$20M revenue loss just the start of Mesa schools’ fiscal woes
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$20M revenue loss just the start of Mesa schools’ fiscal woes

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor Declining enrollment could cost Mesa Public Schools $20 million in the 2021-22 school year, administration officials told the Governing Board last week. And that could be just the...
Health expert fears COVID trend in state
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Health expert fears COVID trend in state

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By Allison Engstrom Cronkite News A prominent health expert expressed worry last week about rising COVID-19 numbers across Arizona, saying the trend is reminiscent of early summer conditions that preceded a spike in cases and...
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport sees uptick in activity Gateway Airport seeing uptick in activity
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Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport sees uptick in activity Gateway Airport seeing uptick in activity

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By Tyler Wegleitner Tribune Contributor Following months of restricted travel and stay-at-home orders caused by COVID-19, travelers are slowly starting to return to the skies at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The east Mesa...
E. Mesa plan for townhomes riles neighbors
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E. Mesa plan for townhomes riles neighbors

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer For decades, residents of a unique dead-end street in East Mesa enjoyed a quiet life living on large ranch style lots. They haven’t minded AT Still University being located next door and a...
Mesa eyes building regional recycling plant
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Mesa eyes building regional recycling plant

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa will resume its suspended recycling program later this month while pursuing a potential long-term solution through construction of an East Valley regional recycling center estimated to cost...
Pandemic leads Mesa theater to offer online classes
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Pandemic leads Mesa theater to offer online classes

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Times are tough for live theater. From the Great White Way to community nonprofits, theaters have been closed since the onset of the pandemic. Among the victims is the Laughing Pig Theatre in Mesa, a nonprofit...