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Scoop: Corona grad double dips as ice cream purveyor, CPR whiz

Jim Wise, owner of the store, was having a heart attack and went into cardiac arrest.

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Volunteers needed for Four Peaks anniversary, donations to Tempe Sister Cities

We need your help pouring beer next Friday at the Four Peaks Anniversary Party!

Credits abound for area vocalist as she embraces new roles, challenges

A simple phone conversation with Carter Tholl provides enough proof that she is a talented vocalist.

Veterans of ‘Ice Cold Gold’ TV adventure exploring new series on the Travel Channel

What could a 19th Century German prospector and a couple of modern-day Arizona cowboys have in common?

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

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.

Racial equality in Kyrene schools to spark discussion at Oct. 23 session

Members of the Kyrene Superintendent’s Community Council will focus on the topic at a Governing Board meeting Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the district’s main office.

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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