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Turning 100, Mesa native feels blessed
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Turning 100, Mesa native feels blessed

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BY PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor When as many as 400 relatives gather next weekend in Utah to celebrate Oakley Ray’s birthday, they won’t just be honoring someone who turns 100 tomorrow, July 27. They’ll be...
Mesa care facility creates ‘pals’ for isolated patients
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Mesa care facility creates ‘pals’ for isolated patients

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF The longer the pandemic wears on, the lonelier it gets for many elderly people who either live alone or are patients in care centers and senior living facilities. That’s why Fellowship Square Historic Mesa...
Mesa teacher leads motorized ‘march’ for schools
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Mesa teacher leads motorized ‘march’ for schools

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Staff Writer A group of Arizona educators took to the streets of Mesa Wednesday to send a message to the community and state asking that campuses be reopened only when it’s safe. Judy Robbins, a 34-year...
State AG seeks resumption of executions
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State AG seeks resumption of executions

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Attorney General Mark Brnovich is once again pressuring Gov. Doug Ducey to pave the way for executions in Arizona. In a letter last week, Brnovich told the governor that it is clear that...
Spencer’s opening new store in East Mesa
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Spencer’s opening new store in East Mesa

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Locally owned and operated Spencer’s TV & Appliance has scheduled a grand opening July 24 for its new East Mesa location. Taking advantage of growing communities like Eastmark and significant future...
Mesa site offering 24-hour COVID-19 testing
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Mesa site offering 24-hour COVID-19 testing

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Staff Writer A Mesa OBGYN is offering free COVID-19 testing on the campus of Mesa Community College 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Embry Women’s Health has set up tents in the MCC parking lot at...
Ducey extends stay on evictions to Oct. 31
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Ducey extends stay on evictions to Oct. 31

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Arizonans who can’t pay their rent because they’ve been impacted by COVID-19 will get a little more time before they face eviction. But Gov. Doug Ducey won’t implement the latest...
State’s highways contribute to fatalities, report claims
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State’s highways contribute to fatalities, report claims

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By Blake Freas Cronkite News Arizona’s interstate highways are in generally good shape but experienced the highest rate of fatalities in the nation in 2018, according to a national report released last week. The report by The...
School board members seek Oct. 1 reopening date
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School board members seek Oct. 1 reopening date

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF More than 80 members of school boards across Arizona – including two from Mesa Public Schools – have called on state officials to delay opening campuses until at least Oct. 1. Mesa Governing Board members...
Historic Mesa building recast for a hi-tech future
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Historic Mesa building recast for a hi-tech future

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By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Classic old lunch counters, once a popular mainstay during downtown Mesa’s height as a thriving retail center, will live on as the former J.J. Newberry’s department store takes on a new...