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Where to see art in the West Valley

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:30:01 -0400

The West Valley is home to many art galleries, exhibits, and events. From recycled art to high school exhibits, art lovers have many options to see.


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Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout: What we know now

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:06:16 -0400

It's happening. Arizona teachers and support staff are walking out on April 26 in the fight for more education funding. Here's what you need to know.


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140,000 Maricopa County voters haven’t received registration cards

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:08:06 -0400

The Maricopa County printing delay comes as voters in the West Valley go to the polls Tuesday for a special congressional election.


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'We're not going to give up': Arizona students' 'die-in' puts focus on gun-safety reform

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:35:47 -0400

Arizona students with the March for Our Lives movement say they will continue their protest until state leaders meet their demands.


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CDC expands E. coli warning on tainted Yuma lettuce

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:34:39 -0400

The CDC last week advised consumers not to eat bagged and shredded romaine lettuce, responsible for sickening at least 60 people in 16 states.


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How much has your home's value risen this year? Check out StreetScout Home Values

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:11:07 -0400

Real estate: Some metro Phoenix neighborhoods are back to 2006 home price levels, and even above that.


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What's the difference between a walkout and a strike? For Arizona teachers, it matters

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:43:25 -0400

As a "right-to-work" state, Arizona employees participating in a strike risk losing their jobs, their certifications or part of their salaries.


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ADOT unveils winning safety signs, will be on display this weekend

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:20:41 -0400

The winning signs from the Arizona Department of Transportation sign contest will be on display on state roadways through Sunday.


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Hamilton High and other Phoenix-area students walk out over school gun violence

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:33:51 -0400

The "Save Our Students” walkout in Arizona takes place on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.


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Arizona educators will walk out April 26

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:33:59 -0400

Arizona educators over the past few days have cast votes on whether to hold a walkout in the push for more education funding.


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Save Our Schools, Arizona PTA drop support for Ducey's teacher pay-raise plan

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:50:10 -0400

Two education organizations who had supported Ducey's plan to give teachers pay raises have withdrawn their support for the #20by2020 measure.


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How social media helped teachers organize in Arizona, across nation

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:15:26 -0400

Teachers, long tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online.


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Poetry spot: A place for the poetry we know – or need – in our lives

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:34:01 -0400

Poetry spot is part of  a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.


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4 ways to get an Arizona university degree for less money

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:20:47 -0400

Arizona universities offer cheaper tuition or class fees at smaller campuses, for freshmen and sophomores through specific programs.


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How many police officers already are on Phoenix-area school campuses?

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:28:12 -0400

We turned to data from local police departments, schools and the State Board of Education to figure out ow many armed officers are in Valley schools.


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Arizona's 10 school districts with lowest average pay

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:33:00 -0400

The average salary for an Arizona district teacher last school year was $48,372, according to the Office of the Auditor General.


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Results of #RedForEd teacher walkout vote to be announced Thursday

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:41:20 -0400

Organizers with Arizona Educators United, the teacher-led grassroots group, will announce the results of the vote for a walkout Thursday night.


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3 Arizonans among 53 sickened in a nationwide E. coli outbreak; illness sourced to Yuma-area lettuce

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:59:19 -0400

Three Arizonans are among dozens of victims in a nationwide E. coli outbreak that originated with tainted lettuce from Yuma.


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'She was literally at death's door': A mastiff gets a second chance at life

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:57:50 -0400

A mastiff is getting a second chance at life after she was taken in by Maricopa County Animal Care and Control.


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#RedForEd: How Arizona's movement went from red T-shirts to a walkout

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:00:02 -0400

The #RedForEd movement began shortly after the West Virgina teacher strike. It has grown with rallies, walk-ins and the announcement of a walkout.


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Students hold a 'die-in' at Governor Doug Ducey's office

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:05:27 -0400

March for Our Lives activist Jordan Harb, a junior at Mountain View High, and other high school students hold a "die-in" in Gov. Ducey's office.


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Everything to know about the planned teacher walkout

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:15:19 -0400

Ricardo Cano and Kaila White discuss what you should know about the planned Arizona educator walkout and the #RedForEd movement.


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Economists: Arizona's fortunes are growing, but Ducey's teacher pay plan on shaky ground

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:35:26 -0400

Economists tracking Arizona's economy see strong potential for growth the next few years, but caution that a recession will hit hard here.


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Planting trees to combat urban heat-island effect

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:36:27 -0400

One tree at a time, the city of Phoenix is trying to increase its shade canopy to 25 percent by the year 2030. David Wallace/azcentral.com


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Phoenix-area students walk out on April 20

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:27:24 -0400

Students across the country left their classrooms today, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, to demonstrate against gun violence in schools.


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Some Buckeye residents angry over spikes in water bills, as city rate decrease coming soon

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:47:58 -0500

Buckeye residents who have seen spikes in their water bills are demanding answers for a problem they say the city isn't taking seriously.


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$178 million makeover headed for Phoenix International Raceway

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:42:56 -0500

Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale will receive a major overhaul worth $178 million.


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Tolleson Mayor-elect Anna Tovar shows she's a survivor

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:42:18 -0500

Former state lawmaker Anna Tovar is the first woman elected as Tolleson Mayor and the city's first new mayor in 22 years.


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1 year later: What we know about missing Buckeye boy Jesse Wilson

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:21:25 -0400

It's been a year since 10-year-old Jesse Wilson of Buckeye went missing. What we know now.


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Can man-made wetlands clean Goodyear's polluted water?

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:23:09 -0400

A six-year project to treat a harmful byproduct from Goodyear's drinking water through a first-of-its-kind wetlands project will soon expand, or go down the drain. 


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6 new features at Avondale's Friendship Park

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:26:54 -0400

Big changes have arrived at Avondale's Friendship Park with about $3.5 million in renovations for several new features.


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Downtown Southwest Valley: 10 don't-miss spots

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:39:52 -0500

Downtown Avondale and Tolleson have some amazing, little-known places and great art. Here are our favorite spots:


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Long-vacant Phoenix Trotting Park in Goodyear is in escrow, could be demolished

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:40:20 -0400

The Phoenix Trotting Park, one of the Valley's most unique buildings, is closer to being sold — and maybe demolished.


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Readers' picks: Worst West Valley eyesores

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 14:43:06 -0400

The list is dominated by empty buildings and vacant lots. A few are headed for improvement, while others languish.


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Gifts for kids: What to buy, what to avoid

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:36:48 -0500

Inappropriate or obnoxious gifts will surely annoy parents. Here's what NOT to buy other parents' kids.


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