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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 …

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.
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Equitable broadband Internet access for rural Arizona towns is 'life-and-death situation'

The vulnerabilities of rural Arizona communities to being disconnected from broadband Internet access for inordinate amounts of time have exposed life-and-death scenarios, an inability to develop new …

Arizona Public Service offers teacher grant program

While school may be out for summer, Arizona Public Service Co. is seeking to help local teachers get ready for the upcoming academic year with grants for classroom resources. Through the APS …

Anthem-area high school graduate receives honor

A 2021 Anthem area high school graduate received a prestigious honor June 17 for his work with the Civil Air Patrol, the Arizona Wing of the group announced. Arizona’s Civil Air Patrol …

Since I have driven most of the Valley roads, driver infractions are becoming all too common. I first must say from observation that “red lights, stop signs, signaling and speed limit …

Homelessness is a growing problem in virtually every state. Nowhere is it more pressing than in California, which in the past three years spent more than $13 billion, roughly $30,000 annually for …

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.

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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