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East Valley volunteers collect nearly 90K shoebox gifts for needy kids
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East Valley volunteers collect nearly 90K shoebox gifts for needy kids

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Dedicated volunteers and a generous public in the East Valley will be giving thousands of needy children around the globe a merrier Christmas. The local teams responsible for the annual Operation Christmas Child operation...
Kyrene to phase out guards’ apartments on its school campuses
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Kyrene to phase out guards’ apartments on its school campuses

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Live-in guards in on-site apartments at 14 Kyrene schools and the district’s Ben Furlong Education Center will be looking for new homes over the next two years as officials begin phasing out the units. The school board earlier...
ASU president paints bleak picture of Arizona’s economy, future
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ASU president paints bleak picture of Arizona’s economy, future

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Arizona is “underprepared” for the disruption that technology will bring to its economy and society in general over the next two decades, Arizona State University President Michael Crow warned recently. Addressing attendees...
A ‘Frozen’ Adventure: New Disney show drives ‘Cars,’ princesses and toys to the ice
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A ‘Frozen’ Adventure: New Disney show drives ‘Cars,’ princesses and toys to the ice

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Elsa and Anna, Lightning McQueen, Ariel and Prince Eric and, of course, Mickey and Minnie will come alive with the action-packed Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment Thursday, Jan. 19, to Sunday, Jan. 22, at Talking Stick...
Classic Santa theme park reopens in Skyforest
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Classic Santa theme park reopens in Skyforest

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The holidays may be over, but you can celebrate all year with the newly reopened SkyPark at Santa’s Village in the community of Skyforest, near Big Bear, California. It’s a mere five-hour drive from downtown Phoenix, on the...
D’Vine Bistro fundraiser helps Hamilton students, families in need
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D’Vine Bistro fundraiser helps Hamilton students, families in need

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A wine social at D’Vine Wine Bar and Bistro attracted more than 250 members of the community in support of the Hamilton Homeless Fund. The Dec. 10 wine social featured more than 30 wines, live music, a silent auction and...
City to unveil historical kiosk at Nozomi Park
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City to unveil historical kiosk at Nozomi Park

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Most Americans know the story behind Pearl Harbor, but how many realize that the City of Chandler played a role in devastating part of history? The municipality is taking important steps to chronicle these events. “There was a...
3 set to be inducted into Celebration Plaza
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3 set to be inducted into Celebration Plaza

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Mayor Jay Tibshraeny and the City of Chandler will honor two individuals and one organization by inducting them into Celebration Plaza at Tumbleweed Park during a special ceremony at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. Former Chandler...
Districts taking first steps toward mandatory CPR training for students
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Districts taking first steps toward mandatory CPR training for students

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Imagine having a heart attack when you’re out in public amid a group of strangers and everyone runs away. Now you have some idea why Arizona is requiring mandatory cardiopulmonary resuscitation training as a high school...
Courts give veterans a chance to get their lives together
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Courts give veterans a chance to get their lives together

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  Judges, politicians and government officials speak about the benefits of establishing the new East Valley Veterans Court, but U.S. Coast Guard veteran Christopher Bilandzija is living proof that the concept works....