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Meet JJ: Outgoing boy wishes for loving family

Ten-year-old JJ is a bright boy who loves life, and everything it has to offer. The fearless fourth grader has a wide variety of interests like riding his bike, creating music inspired by his …
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Voyage Pro offers grant program to aid small businesses afflicted by COVID-19 pandemic

Tempe-based multimedia company, Voyage Pro, is seeking to help small businesses in the Phoenix metropolitan area in response to the economic devastation caused by outbreak of COVID-19 virus.Voyage …
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Qwick digital staffing model fuels COVID-19 vaccination sites across Valley of the Sun

A Scottsdale-based hiring agency is lending its hand in the fight against the pandemic by filling vaccination sites with much-needed workers. Vaccinations have become a priority for states across …

Arizona announces state-run vaccine site in east Valley

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services has announced a state-operated COVID-19 vaccination site in the Phoenix metropolitan area’s east Valley. The new site will …
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JCFilms Studios launches Christian-based film enterprise in Tempe

One of America’s first Christian film studios calls the community of Tempe home as JCFilms Studio launches at 405 W. Southern Avenue.Officials there say JCFilms studios is looking to start a …

Eastbound I-10 restricted Feb. 22-25 at Gila River Bridge south of Chandler

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead and allow extra travel time when eastbound Interstate 10 is restricted at the Gila River Bridge, south of Chandler, from 9 a.m. …
Tempe ‘Business of the Year’ steps up for Tempe Elementary School District

CHASSE Building Team, which is the 2020 Tempe Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year, has partnered with the Tempe Elementary School District to assemble and launch “Little Free …

Chamber’s virtual Mesa veterans’ program committee meets Feb. 18

CBRE announces sale of Ten01 development on shore of Tempe Towne Lake

Opinions with Civility
Leonard Kirschner poses near the canyon during a pre-pandemic visit to Grand Canyon National Park.

Kirschner: America’s national parks are calling, and you must go post COVID-19

It was a year ago when COVID-19 struck and our world changed. Social isolation, masks and hand-washing became the norm. Travel stopped.

Gesker: How to help keep kids smiling amid COVID-19

COVID-19 has disrupted multiple aspects of daily life, including how people access dental care. That’s in part because many dental offices closed during the early part of the pandemic, and …

Shapiro: Personal attention is worth its weight in gold

Thank you for calling ABC Realty. For English, press 1. For Spanish, press 2. If you’re a Californian, press 3 for an expedited response. We understand why you want to move here. If …

Gau: Gov. Ducey’s tax cut proposal is out of step with Arizona voters

Governor Ducey’s new budget proposal includes a $1.2 billion tax cut spread over the next three years. This idea, especially when added to the loss of revenue from Prop. 123 expiring soon, …

Fisher: The impact of recreational marijuana on co-parenting plans in Arizona

Important questions remain about how the passage of Prop. 207, Arizona’s recreational marijuana initiative, will impact existing co-parenting plans as well as divorce and child custody cases. …
Sports Coverage
Steve Lopez, of Glendale, leaves no doubt about which team is No. 1 for him, even in the Valley surrounded by Diamondbacks fans.

Dodger fans: Taking heat in the desert

The Diamondbacks are the Valley of the Sun’s undisputed hometown team, with a large and loyal red sea of support to prove it. Yet the fan base of their biggest rival, the Los Angeles Dodgers, can give them the blues, especially on their home turf.
Arizona State forward Jalen Graham (24) blocks the shot of California guard Matt Bradley (20) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State won 72-68. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

The Latest: Arizona State postpones next 2 men's hoops games

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Arizona State has postponed its men's basketball games against Colorado and Utah because of COVID-19 …
Arizona State guard Josh Christopher (13) dunks in front of Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Utah, ASU meet in conference play

Utah (7-7, 4-6) vs. Arizona State (6-8, 3-5) Desert Financial Arena, Tempe, Arizona; Tuesday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Pac-12 foes meet as Utah matches up against Arizona State. Each team won …
Arizona State guard Remy Martin drives pas Stanford forward Lukas Kisunas (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Martin scores 23 as Arizona State beats Stanford 79-75

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Remy Martin had 23 points and six assists to lead five Arizona State players scoring in double figures as the Sun Devils beat Stanford 79-75 on Saturday night. Josh …
Arizona State forward Jalen Graham (24) blocks the shot of California guard Matt Bradley (20) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State won 72-68. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Martin scores 19, Arizona St ends skid, tops Cal 72-68

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Remy Martin scored 19 points and Arizona State did just enough to beat California 72-68 on Thursday night to end a COVID-extended six-game losing streak.
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