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Those following the drought and the drying up of the Colorado River, which provides more than half of Mesa’s water, may not be surprised that diminishing supply has prices spiking.

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Mesa and other East Valley school districts are struggling with a rash of vandalism fueled by a challenge to teenagers on the social media platform TikTok.

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A company made the kind of “savings guaranteed or we pay” pitch normally seen on TV infomercials or by door-to-door pitchers.

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Balbir Singh Sodhi’s spirit continues to live on 20 years after his senseless, hate-motivated murder outside his East Mesa gas station four days after 9/11.

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As Scottsdale and the rest of the nation struggle with the ongoing menace of COVID-19, another public health danger is becoming a bigger threat here.

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Dakota Rollin Black’s Facebook page paints a portrait too-often seen: A former prison inmate struggling to find his way, plagued by the cycle of drug abuse and mental health problems that repeatedly lead to frightening outbursts – and trouble with the law.

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Those following the drought and the drying up of the Colorado River, which provides more than half of Mesa’s water, may not be surprised that diminishing supply has prices spiking.

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Mesa and other East Valley school districts are struggling with a rash of vandalism fueled by a challenge to teenagers on the social media platform TikTok.

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A company made the kind of “savings guaranteed or we pay” pitch normally seen on TV infomercials or by door-to-door pitchers.

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Balbir Singh Sodhi’s spirit continues to live on 20 years after his senseless, hate-motivated murder outside his East Mesa gas station four days after 9/11.

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As Scottsdale and the rest of the nation struggle with the ongoing menace of COVID-19, another public health danger is becoming a bigger threat here.

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Dakota Rollin Black’s Facebook page paints a portrait too-often seen: A former prison inmate struggling to find his way, plagued by the cycle of drug abuse and mental health problems that repeatedly lead to frightening outbursts – and trouble with the law.

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Students in Jim McNamara’s Fire Science classes at the East Valley Institute of Technology main campus in Mesa learn, according to the program website, “basic fire science fundamentals and technical rescue.”

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Ten years ago, according to a Tribune story, the Mesa Police Department and City Council worked together in “drafting a new ordinance that would boost regulation on massage businesses to discourage establishments from operating as fronts for prostitution and other illicit activity.”

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As companies like Caesars, FanDuel, and Penn National Gaming build out sportsbooks at professional sports venues across the Phoenix area, it’s no secret that sports betting is coming. And when it does, Arizona will be the biggest state in the West to launch live sports betting since the Supr…

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The COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on businesses last fall, forcing many to limit their donations and sponsorships for Mesa high school athletic programs. 

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To mask or not to mask remains a personal choice at Mesa Public Schools – with some notable new exceptions laid out at a heated meeting last week.

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Mesa’s historical connection with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is impossible to overlook, from the covered wagons filled with settlers, to the streets named after pioneers, to the temple that has been a part of downtown since 1927.

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Edward DeLuna Jr. thrived off the memory of his late grandmother and his love for football. Those two things are what kept him motivated during his fight against bone cancer.

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