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2 area businesswomen well on way to goal of 200K donated bottles of water

Mary Contreras of Mary Contreras State Farm Agency and Adrienne Bryant of Bryant Commercial Real Estate are hoping to collect 200,000 bottles of water by Sept. 1 to distribute to those in need. 

W. Chandler explosion, fire injures 4; prompts major response, evacuations

An explosion and fire that collapsed the roof at a West Chandler print shop Thursday morning critically injured two people, seriously injured two others and prompted a massive response.

Disabilities law broke barriers, opened doors, but 2 lament that it’s no cure-all

Even with the Americans With Disabilities Act, enacted 31 years ago, it remains anything but easy navigating life in public places, 2 with disabilities say.

This weekend’s Interstate 10 closures: Eastbound I-10 from SR 51 to SR 143 near Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport

Eastbound I-10 will be closed from State Route 51/Piestewa Freeway to State Route 143/Hohokam Freeway  from 10 p.m. Aug. 13, to 4 a.m. Aug. 16 for the Broadway Curve Improvement Project.

Gila River casinos partnering with Cardinals, BetMGM for sports betting

It’s a sure bet: Gila River Hotels & Casinos is partnering with the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL and BetMGM to operate four sportsbooks in metro Phoenix as part of a new gaming compact.

Protestors at Dayspring United Methodist seek referendum on bills that harm school funding

Protestors gathered at Dayspring United Methodist Church over the weekend to support a ballot referendum to repeal recent tax cuts enacted by the Legislature that could harm school funding.

Wild Horse Pass comes up loser on fair, but winner on high-stakes tables

Arizona State Fair is not coming to Wild Horse Pass this fall after all, and you can bet on it -- and there are other things you can now bet on at Wild Horse Pass, including high-stakes table games.

Virtual public meeting set Aug. 4 on Broadway Curve Improvement Project

Updates expected on the 11-mile, 3 1/2-year Interstate 10 Broadway Road Improvement Project.
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