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Firefighters are heroes again in a hair-raising event to fight cancer

Now come the United Phoenix Fire Fighters Charities, who evidently have combed through some successful fund-raising ideas to promote a headshaving party from noon to 5 on Saturday, May 19, in Tempe.

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WATCH: Local athletic shop Sole Sports has an edge for all...

Flash, a senior employee at Sole Sports gives an overview of what makes their store different than the rest.

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New bike-sharing system cycles through Tempe

If you’ve spotted an unattended yellow bike parked in arbitrary spots around town, don’t fret—they do indeed serve a purpose.

WATCH: So. Tempe coffee shop owner touts transformation

The Wrangler News video team sat down with Steve Schmidt, owner of Steve's Espresso. The South Tempe coffee shop and eatery has been undergoing a significant expansion effort in recent months.

Ashford University lands in South Tempe

800 new jobs said to be coming to South Tempe offices

Pesky roof rats are back, and don’t let those cute faces fool you

Are you getting your house ready for those guests who typically start arriving as soon as the weather cools off? Here’s one you might...

Schools

Corona students among those attending RedForEd rally

Corona del Sol students were among the thousands of those who traveled to downtown Phoenix to join in the #RedforEd march that inundated the state capitol complex.

Arizona remains deadlocked on permanent solution to fund education

In recent days, Arizona residents have witnessed the most dramatic display ever by public school educators—a walk off the job.

They may be ‘Junior’ Achievers but what they achieved was grown-up, indeed

Junior Achievement’s “18 Under 18 Awards” gives outstanding teens in Arizona the recognition that they deserve for their display of leadership, community service and entrepreneurial spirit. 

Tempe announces day care solutions to #RedforEd school closures

Within minutes after it was learned Thursday night that voters in the #RedForEd campaign had approved a walkout, Dr. Jan Vesely, superintendent of the Kyrene School District, emailed a message to district parents assuring them that all Kyrene schools would be open on Friday, April 20, and that district administrators would continue providing updates as the situation unfolds.

Sports Notebook

Corona JV softball team goes undefeated

Corona’s girls JV softball team had a recordsetting year with an undefeated 18-0 season. Even more remarkable is the ages of the players on the team with seven freshman having prominent roles.

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