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New sparkle to one of area’s oldest shopping gems

By Deborah Hilcove Fine-jewelry favorite moves into future with new owners, same promise of sterling service For nearly 25 years, Tempe-based Day’s Fine Jewelry has...

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TCAA seeks to grow homeless shelter with your help

Tempe Community Action Agency Looks to Grow City’s Only Homeless Shelter Program with Help from Community Additional churches and meal providers needed for TCAA’s I-HELP...

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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...

New sparkle to one of area’s oldest shopping gems

By Deborah Hilcove Fine-jewelry favorite moves into future with new owners, same promise of sterling service For nearly 25 years, Tempe-based Day’s Fine Jewelry has...

Hard work and achievement, not gender, pave the way for females in police careers

For some of Chandler’s finest, it’s just another part of life.

Middle-school sports: who gets to play

In elementary school, athletics are meant to teach kids how to be part of a team, how to be a good sport. The pursuit...

Schools

‘I love making their day a little bit better’

Kayla Bond goes above and beyond in her role as a cafeteria manager. Since the start of the school year, Bond has been serving as...

Red Ribbon Week brings a powerful message to teens about drug use and addiction

When parents regularly talk to their teenagers about drugs, those young people are 42 percent less likely to use them.

Kyrene official says data reveal is what African-American students, parents find troubling

Data prepared and released by officials of the Kyrene School District show disturbing trends by race, pointing to more behavioral problems and less academic achievement among black students.

At Marcos, Army ‘Challenge’ pushes teens beyond average

The hefty U.S. Army truck parked outside the gymnasium at Marcos de Niza on a rainy Monday morning was the first clue that the day’s physical education class was going to be anything but average.

Sports Notebook

10-year drought in badminton season finally ends with Aztecs nearing state...

It has been 10 years since Corona’s badminton team had a 17-1 regular season record and were crowned the 2008 5A State Champions.

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