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Gilbert’s growth has been an issue for its schools. A few months back, there was a debate over where to move Gilbert Classical Academy. The school board was considering options including closing Gilbert Junior High.
Apr. 28, 2016
Gilbert water tower
The Power Ranch, Seville and Trilogy neighborhoods, which are southwest of ASU’s Polytechnic campus and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport have a nearly 16 percent five-year projected household growth.
Apr. 28, 2016
Road
Mayors from across the state are pushing for a $25 million federal grant, which would speed up a transportation project just north of the Nogales Port of Entry.
Apr. 28, 2016
Arizona lawmakers continue discussing the new budget proposal, although it appears as though many of those discussions are happening behind closed doors.
Apr. 28, 2016
butter making
The convenience of grocery stores has widened the gap between farm and table, but a local butter-making class is bringing back an old cooking skill.
Apr. 28, 2016
mural painting
Listen to the sounds of Robin Vining and his daughter, Mina, painting a mural on a wall in their neighborhood.
Apr. 28, 2016
Ulises Ferragut
Leslie Merritt’s Jr.’s defense team tore apart the police work that led to him being accused of some of the I-10 shooting incidents during a roughly one-hour briefing Thursday.
Apr. 28, 2016
Across the state the teen pregnancy rate has dropped by almost half from 2004 to 2014. The rate of 17.8 births per 1,000 teens is Arizona’s lowest since the 1980s.
Apr. 28, 2016
construction
During a Thursday conference call announcing first quarter earnings, company officials said rental revenue from construction customers increased ten percent compared to the same periodlast year, while revenue from the gas and oil industry decreased two percent
Apr. 28, 2016
last will
Whether you’re dealing with a divorce, writing your will or submitting an immigration petition, legal help is expensive. That’s why, this weekend, the State Bar of Arizona is holding a free Legal Aid Clinic for anyone who wants to sit face-to-face with an attorney and get their legal questions answered.
Apr. 28, 2016
jetpacks
What will the sports world and the athletes who compete in it look like in the year 2040? These are some of the questions a diverse group of attendees are considering at ASU’s Emerge Festival, which hopes to glimpse the future through sport.
Apr. 28, 2016
Mexican gray wolf
The agency reached a settlement with environmentalists, Arizona and Utah, but it still needs the approval of a federal judge.
Apr. 28, 2016
school classroom
The plan would set aside $100 million that the state would pledge to make payments on loans if the schools defaulted, a guarantee that should result in lenders demanding lower interest rates.
Apr. 28, 2016
Lowell Observatory
Observatories all over the state offer visitors a chance to gaze deep into space and learn about Arizona's contributions to astronomy and planetary science. Here's our guide for the stargazing tourist.
Apr. 28, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
Forty percent of Navajo people living on the reservation lack running water. In addition to digging water lines, Navajo Speaker LoRenzo Bates said at a signing ceremony the projects would create more than 400 jobs and bring in as much as $7 million in tax revenue for the tribe.
Apr. 28, 2016
More than 40 percent of people living on tribal lands do not have access to the Internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission. The Government Accountability Office recently looked into reasons why.
Apr. 28, 2016
Tempe Town Lake's new dam
City officials originally estimated that the lake would reopen this Saturday. But they now say water-bearing testing has to be done and the lake could reopen in about two weeks.
Apr. 28, 2016
Stew
A leading hospital in Texas is making a name for itself by taking on the ranching industry, an iconic fixture in the history of the Lone Star State. The hospital is now promoting a plant-based diet rich in vegetables and whole grains for patients and visitors.
Apr. 28, 2016
The Arizona Senate began action Wednesday on a $9.58 billion budget package, but a final agreement among Republicans in the House remains elusive.
Apr. 28, 2016
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
There likely will be about 30 licenses available when the state beings accepting applications this summer.
Apr. 28, 2016

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