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NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK SEPT. 5-11: Veterans take icy plunge to raise funds for colleagues

Operation Shockwave is a charity that works to prevent suicide of returning veterans by helping them cope with the transition back to society.

‘IT WAS LIKE A BOMB WENT OFF’ . . . 4 men burned in explosion that blew roof off print shop expected...

Those near the Platinum Printing explosion on Aug. 26 heard and felt the blast a half-mile away; all 4 who were injured are expected to survive and make full recovery.

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.
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