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In opioid epidemic, women’s natural empathy hailed as previously undiscovered key

By Sammie Ann Wicks The statistics are staggering: Fatalities nationwide due to opioid overdoses numbered 42,000 in 2016 and 71,568 in 2017, according to a 2018...

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Protests mount against two South Tempe projects

By Sammie Ann Wicks Impending commercial development of two key adjacent corners in South Tempe has nearby neighbors scrambling to protest and resist the move....

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Protests mount against two South Tempe projects

By Sammie Ann Wicks Impending commercial development of two key adjacent corners in South Tempe has nearby neighbors scrambling to protest and resist the move....

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...

Kyrene mansion plan may face opposition from area neighbors

Plans to turn the multi-million-dollar Kyrene mansion into a high-end conference and special-events venue may face an uphill battle once residents of three nearby...

Lookin’ for Lost Gold in all the right places . . . they hope!

The lure of lost gold runs deep in Josh and Jesse Feldman’s blood. At least as deep as their father’s, anyway: Ron Feldman became...

Schools

Special bounty for special teens: harvesting an unlikely crop

By Noah Kutz Not everyone has the opportunity to watch their food grow from seedlings in the garden to veggies on the plate. For Tempe...

Kids cash in by earning baccalaureate status: one penny at a time

By Diana Nelson Curriculum at Kyrene Middle School is now global, and the community is taking notice. Work is in the final review phase for...

Garden project lets kids dig in to healthy eating

By Diana Nelson Kids at Kyrene del Cielo Elementary School in West Chandler are developing healthier eating habits at the same time they’re learning how to grow...

Forum Q&A sets a path to addressing racial inequities

By Diana Nelson Connecting constituencies, solving problems and reaching maximum potential: It’s the trademark attribute of a consulting firm that has launched the first stage...

Sports Notebook

Long wait, quick finale for Aztecs baseball season

By Alex Zener Corona’s baseball team played in the state baseball championship finals at Tempe Diablo Stadium on May 14 for the first time in...

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