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A deal with the Gila River Indian Community could deliver billions of gallons of drinking water to southeast Mesa, fueling the area’s development in exchange for billions of gallons in effluent.

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Arizona State University President Michael Crow warned Chandler community leaders they need to hold themselves accountable for how unprepared the state’s workforce is for the future.

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Adults and children will soon be able to belt out a tune, act and do high kicks with more elbow room when they move to a much larger performing arts facility in Gilbert.

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A program called One Gilbert hopes to unite everyone in town behind an ambitious but much-needed goal: eliminating the teen suicide epidemic.

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The Arizona Board of Regents is leasing out property for commercial use without proper oversight and with only limited transparency, creating a “risk of inappropriate use of public resources,’’ according to a new audit.

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Mesa’s Elliot Road Technology Corridor, once an isolated swath of open desert on the city’s eastern fringe, is now booming as proposed data centers multiply and years of planning pay off.

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Fewer than half of all students in three of the East Valley’s eight public school districts passed math and English in the state’s annual assessment of student performance under Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards.

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A group of Washington Elementary first-graders sit cross-legged on a colorful rug in classroom C4 as Natalie Lenzen, an Arizona State University student teacher perched on a chair in front of them, gives them a lesson about addends.

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It took Mesa police only a day to arrest a suspect in the brutal murder of a 14-year-old girl, but it’s taking seven years and counting to bring him to trial.

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A former Mountain Pointe High School coach who gave opposing coaches information about the boys’ basketball and football programs has been fired.

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Tempe is one of the few surrounding cities in the Valley with no advocacy center for victims after violent crime and some residents want to change that. 

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A Mesa charter school has been nationally recognized for its quality of education and compassion for its students. 

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Severio Kyyitan was awoken one recent morning by a thunderous thumping that reverberated through the walls of his home.  

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Former Mesa City Prosecutor Jon Eliason – who championed an effort to test a backlog of untested rape kits – is one of eight candidates seeking to fill the remainder of former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s term.

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Long after the initial e-scooter invasion, Mesa is finally starting to regulate the vehicles later this fall, but in a less restrictive and less expensive way than originally planned.

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A 30x50-foot Jumbotron facing toward a pedestrian-friendly plaza and Main Street.  Three complete movie production studios large enough to fit a car. An “enhanced immersion studio’’ allowing visitors to interact with 3D artwork. 

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