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The Lovin’ Life After 50 Expo is returning to the Mesa Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, with exhibitors ready to talk about tour and travel, retirement living, health care, financial matters, leisure and more. 

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Mesa City Councilman Jeremy Whittaker has expressed interest in mounting a potential mayoral bid – elevating himself from Mayor John Giles’ chief nemesis to a 2020 election opponent.

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Construction will soon begin on a 23-acre development of large aircraft hangars, complete with manufacturing space and ancillary offices, at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport.

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Students, faculty and alumni were on hand recently for the groundbreaking ceremony for Valley Christian Schools’ new state-of-the-art high school at its Chandler campus.

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Arizona State University broke ground on ASU at Mesa City Center on Jan. 10, marking the beginning of a new era for the city’s downtown. 

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Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Arizonans ages 15-34, according to a 2019 study attributing the toll to such things as exposure to social media, harassment and the pressure to succeed.

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Senate President Karen Fann has blocked consideration – possibly permanently – of a bill to put new restrictions on sex education in public schools.

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A debilitating disease isn’t slowing 78-year-old Irby Blakesley down.  The Mesa resident, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) several years ago, achieved her lifelong dream of touring the Southeast Valley 1,000 feet above the ground – thanks to the efforts of a local h…

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The state Board of Education suspended a former East Valley school principal’s teaching certificate for failing to report allegations of sexual conduct between a teacher and an underage student.

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An undulating swath of pristine desert in northeast Mesa will be named The Reserve at Red Rock and become just the sort of resort-caliber residential community the city envisioned when it auctioned off the land last year.

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The Mesa Public Schools Governing Board is taking on an ambitious schedule in its hunt for a new superintendent with hopes of having a new chief executive in place by April.

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WASHINGTON – The late Sen. John McCain combined leadership positions that came from almost four decades in Congress with a flair for the media spotlight – as one analyst noted, the Arizona Republican was typically “unavoidable for comment.”

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A decade from now, the innovations dreamed up by Arizona State University students in Mesa will probably make Alexa and PlayStation look as arcane as Pong and the video cassette recorder.

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Christopher Willett’s East Valley Academy students wake up a little more excited than most to go to school – thanks to their new furry classmate. 

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Responsible drivers are following all the steps recommended by Mesa police to avoid collisions and arrests, but irresponsible drivers appear more impaired than ever by a potent mix of alcohol and drugs.

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Across the East Valley and the rest of Maricopa County, 2020 Census recruiters are gearing up to fill more than 30,000 well-paying federal jobs in data processing, call-centers and out in the field.

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They say hindsight is 20/20. Foresight, not so much. But if there’s one safe bet, it’s 2020 will be a year for the history books.

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Chandler’s Insys Therapeutics, manufacturer of a potent painkiller, appears to be winding down operations after enduring years of lawsuits and criminal trials.

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