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SRP OKs clean-power agreement

A structure originally conceived by Tempe-based First Solar Inc. in east Mesa and now owned by Apple will give Salt River Project customers in Tempe and West Chandler a new way reducing the carbon footprint attributed to electric power, thanks to an agreement approved by SRP’s board of directors.

MCC reaches out to first-generation minority applicants

Last year, the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed that kids nearing school age are part of a majority-minority population segment.

Return of Tempe’s own rock ‘n roll legend

Veteran songwriter Roger Clyne is one of Tempe’s most enduring rock ‘n roll exports and perhaps the city’s best showman.

Shining light on the darkness of mental illness

We may be a modern society awash in digital technology and high-tech medicine, but there’s still a pervasive stigma when it comes to mental illness.

Music, food (don’t forget the beer) on tap for 2016 Oktoberfest gala

Four Peaks Oktoberfest is approaching fast, and it’s time to start planning for the festival fun that runs for three days at Tempe Town Lake starting Friday, Oct. 7.

First Amendment’s survival depends on reader responsibility

It’s pretty remarkable how often the First Amendment plays a role in our everyday lives.

Stressed out? Practical ideas to help calm jangled nerves

Unless you own an air conditioning repair service or ice cream store, you’ve probably noticed that business is slow during the laid-back summer season in Tempe and West Chandler.

Nominations sought for ‘Bike Hero’

A Tempe Bike Hero can be a Clark Kent or a Superman when it comes to promoting the bicycling way.
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