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Education

Maricopa Community College District collision repair program bridges creativity and craftsmanship

For students in the Maricopa County Community College District, the Collision Repair Technician Program allows an opportunity to explore auto body mechanics while also feeding their creativity. …
COVID-19

Phoenix hospitals prep for new COVID-19 surge

Health care workers in and around Phoenix are once again springing into action as an uptick in severe COVID-19 cases — largely caused by the highly transmissible Delta variant — rattles hospitals.
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Anthem searching for its next leader as executive director

The search for the next Anthem leader to head the community’s top role is underway after the resignation of a former IBM executive who held the position. The Anthem Community Council soon will …
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TSMC timeline moves on for north Phoenix facility

A 15-hour flight to Taipei in October 2019 helped jump start a process that led Phoenix officials to land a Taiwanese semiconductor company. On Oct. 17, 2019, city of Phoenix officials left Sky …
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Arizona monsoon season brings rain, dust — and dangers

Finally, a little relief arrived this week with the start of monsoon season, bringing with it rising humidity and thunderstorms across much of the state. While the moisture could improve air …
RESOURCES

Litchfield Park barber, nonprofit seek help to provide haircuts to Valley homeless

Litchfield Park-based mobile barber Darryl Brandt has partnered with nonprofit Trevor’s Vision to provide haircuts to the homeless and less fortunate throughout the Valley, but they need help.
Opinion

This is in response to Diana Graettinger about Posse (“Posse patrols enhanced with 3 areas”). I’m writing because I want to express appreciation. Your article made me realize …

A new paper out today from the Goldwater Institute argues that state legislatures can and should play a role in reducing the power of the administrative state through laws that ensure the judiciary remains fair, impartial and independent when deciding cases involving administrative agencies.
Neighbors

Meet Tirahji– Young teen hopes to light up family’s life

To find Tirahji, just listen for the sound of laughter. The 12-year-old has a knack – and passion – for making others laugh.

Meet Yahya– Boy with endless potential yearns for love

When asked what he would want a family to know about him, Yahya says, “I want them to know I love everyone.”

Meet Elijah– Hardworking and creative teen looks for family to cherish

Elijah is a kind and hardworking teen with a wide variety of interests he would like to share with a family of his own.

Meet Casey– Adventurous teen looks for a place to call home

“Casey has a heart of gold. He’s honest, open,” Casey’s group home manager says. The sixteen-year-old prides himself on being respectful to others and is always willing to …

AASK to Help Children in Foster Care with Back to School Supplies

Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK) is hosting a backpack drive to help children in foster care have all the supplies needed for the upcoming school year.
Business

Barro’s Pizza, a local family-owned and operated restaurant chain that has served Valley residents for more than 40 years, is looking to hire nearly 400 workers in Maricopa and Pima counties.

As the nation forges ahead and climb out of the 2020 economic downturn, women are emerging as leading entrepreneurs, creating an estimated 1,800 new businesses daily.
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