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Continuing its ongoing efforts to address students’ mental health needs, Mesa Public Schools is adding a new counselor model to better serve its students. 

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A longtime Mesa elementary school teacher was arrested on a warrant and accused of sexual assault, but the case has nothing to do his job at Irving Elementary School.

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The Chandler Unified School District will be spending $4.4 million on land in Gilbert to construct a new elementary school for a growing student population. 

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Mesa Public Schools bought 150 new buses for the new school year, thanks to voter approval of a bond issue last November.

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A new federal court ruling — coupled with a provision in the state constitution — could give Arizonans new legal protections against the use of software by private firms that captures and stores facial images.

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Homeless and other hungry, needy people may soon dine on perfectly good prepared meals that otherwise would have been thrown away.

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As Tempe Union and other area school districts take more action to address teen suicides and the deeper problems that lead to them, a quartet of mothers isn’t relying on teachers and administrators to do all the work.

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Chandler state Rep. Jeff Weninger’s district is hundreds of miles away from Bullhead City, but the Republican lawmaker has parachuted into a controversy involving that municipality’s effort to take over a private water utility.

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The criminal trial of a former Hamilton High School football player accused of assaulting younger players in the locker room has been delayed until at least January — two months shy of two years since charges were filed.

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A Mesa company, its owner and three employees potentially face thousands of dollars in fines and some jail time after they were charged with dumping 5,000 gallons on raw sewage into Fountain Hills’ sewer system.

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A former Chandler police officer recently had his state certification revoked after he lied about not fingerprinting and photographing 56 suspects over several months, public records show. 

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With today’s rapidly-changing workforce, such as fewer manufacturing jobs and more collaborative working environments, Mesa Public Schools is gearing up to unveil a new plan that will ensure its graduates are ready for a new job market. 

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As summer vacation officially ends Tuesday for Mesa Public Schools students, four district schools have received traffic zone makeovers in an effort to make sure students stay safe as they head back to the classroom. 

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Chandler City Councilman Sam Huang has announced he will seek the Republican nomination in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District (CD9)next year.

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Times Media Group, the fast-growing publisher of more than 15 Arizona publications and websites, has acquired Southland Publishing, the Southern California-based publisher of several newsweeklies, magazines and digital media properties with a combined monthly circulation of more than one mil…

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While Mesa Public Schools students prepare to head back to class in August, the state’s largest school district is getting ready to double down on its mental health support for them. 

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