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A plan to preserve Falcon Field’s rich history as a World War II training base seemed so simple and laudable on the surface – but it’s still encountering a bumpy ride.

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Mesa author Dan Baldwin is being nationally recognized for two of his books – one harkening to the Old West and the other reflecting one of his other preoccupations – chasing ghosts. 

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Several months after swastikas were posted outside Perry High School, students are displaying an alternative message by building a giant menorah. 

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Franki Buckman has taken charge of one of the nation’s foremost performance driving schools with the energy of the 717-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcats in her stable of racing machines.

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Two Chandler Republican legislators and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are taking the first steps to craft legislation to ensure that Arizonans with preexisting conditions can still buy health insurance if federal courts strike down the Affordable Care Act.

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The farm-to-table philosophy takes on a literal meaning when Greenhouse Gardens serves up its own produce for a five-course dinner party on Nov. 17. 

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TUCSON — Acknowledging it hasn’t quite worked as promoted, Gov. Doug Ducey wants to take a new look at legislation he signed three years ago that pretty much stripped cities of their ability to regulate vacation rentals.

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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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Gun Club 82 in Gilbert may be offering booze and guns under one roof when it opens later this year, but the two will never mix, as far as owner Rod Ghani is concerned.

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When “General Hospital” stars Bradford Anderson and Steve Burton decided to hit the road and promote their individual talents, fans weren’t sure what to think. 

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A Mesa Public Schools teacher is being celebrated for her dedication to her students and their academic goals. 

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Facing a barrage of parental criticism, the state Board of Education decided Monday to scrap a proposal to remove certain language from the rules on sex education.

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There are several characteristics – both as a player and as a person – that Gilbert High football coach Derek Zellner enjoys about his quarterback, Will Plummer.

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Sid Haig was just as surprised as fans that he was reprising his role as Capt. Spaulding in Rob Zombie’s horror film, “3 from Hell,” that’s slated for release this year.

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Aqua-Tots Swim Schools, dubbed one of the world’s largest swim franchises, is expanding its Mesa headquarters to a larger location within the city.  

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Isabel Ticlo’s reign as Miss Arizona 2018 may soon be over but the dedicated volunteer who is passionate about helping the visually impaired is getting warmed up for her next crowning achievement — serving as president of the Chandler Lions Club.

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A bid by House Speaker Rusty Bowers to break the Republican gridlock over the budget has been rejected out of hand by the Phoenix Republican who it’s supposed to satisfy.

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Saying the rates they charge amount to usury, backers of a new initiative seek to outlaw title loans — or at least the interest they are allowed to charge.

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