As teachers rally for higher pay, Arizona’s tax code exempts $13.5B...

Several thousand Arizona teachers descended on the state Capitol March 28 as part of the national “Red for Ed” movement, demanding state legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey provide funding to increase pay for educators by 20 percent.

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Deadline for Love Your School Kyrene Contest looms

Schmuck said he started the Love Your School Kyrene project because it’s “a way to donate funds to the classrooms in Kyrene and inspire other individuals and businesses to do the same.”

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Spring training tickets now on sale at Diablo Stadium

Baseball is back, and Tempe Diablo Stadium will host the Los Angeles Angels for another season of spring training. This season boasts matchups against the...

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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.

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...

Avoiding the ‘Arizona nose’: How to deal with seasonal allergies

It was once believed that Arizona was the perfect place for seasonal allergy sufferers. However, this is no longer the case. The unique mixture...

April 24 fundraiser to help teen battling rare illness

A fundraiser for a Tempe Union High School District student battling a rare, life-threatening illness, takes place 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at The Foothills Golf Club, 2201 E. Clubhouse Drive, Phoenix.

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Deadline for Love Your School Kyrene Contest looms

Schmuck said he started the Love Your School Kyrene project because it’s “a way to donate funds to the classrooms in Kyrene and inspire other individuals and businesses to do the same.”

Kids who are raising money for their war-weary counterparts discover worlds of difference

Half a world away, young students living in war-torn and poverty-stricken locations—such as Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan--make their best efforts each day to gain an education in makeshift schoolrooms, while working with few educational supplies.

Aztecs’ youth hasn’t stopped baseball team’s rapid rise

Corona started the Boras Classic on fire, March 14, defeating Skyridge, from Lehi, UT, utilizing the 10-run mercy rule when junior Bryan Kalmer’s homerun gave the Aztecs a 10-run lead or a score of 11-1 ending the game at the 6th inning.
ASU, Compadre alliance

ASU, Compadre alliance using new model to prepare students for future

Students collaborate with peers and instructors, both in person at the school and online each day so that learning is not accomplished in isolation.

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Aztecs’ youth hasn’t stopped baseball team’s rapid rise

Corona started the Boras Classic on fire, March 14, defeating Skyridge, from Lehi, UT, utilizing the 10-run mercy rule when junior Bryan Kalmer’s homerun gave the Aztecs a 10-run lead or a score of 11-1 ending the game at the 6th inning.

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