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The disability approval of Kyle Cluff, a former Goodyear police officer who was untruthful with a superior, is raising some eyebrows—particularly as he told the retirement board he “misspoke” during his hearing.

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Abrazo West Campus has launched two new graduate medical residency programs—one in emergency medicine and the other a transitional year—offering medical school graduates required experience in a variety of different specialties.

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West Valley voters soon will have the chance to help choose everything from leaders of school districts to leaders of the state—and country.

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It’s no exaggeration to say the government is after your blood.

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According to the Goodyear Police Department, a man attempted to rob the Goodyear Post Office, chased and threatened customers and smashed a window there Sept. 10.

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West Valley residents soon will have the chance to vote on everything from leaders of school districts to leaders of the state—and country.

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On Aug. 18, Buckeye City Council approved spending $1.1 million over five years on police body cameras and Taser “stun guns.”

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Gov. Doug Ducey has no plans to use state resources to make up for the fact that more than 430,000 Arizonans will see their jobless benefits cut by more than half within weeks.

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Old-fashioned police footwork and high-tech tools led to the arrest of a “serial bank robber.”

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When Edkey/Sequoia Schools spent $2.9 million on land in Buckeye earlier this year, its plan of opening a school in the fall may have struck some as overly ambitious.

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For the last three years, since moving to Goodyear’s PebbleCreek community with her husband, Michael, Cynthia Schwartz has been “living the dream.”

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Embry Women’s Health Is offering 24/7 testing at several West Valley locations, including Copper Trails Elementary School, 16875 W. Canyon Trails Boulevard, Goodyear.

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Award-winning journalist, bestselling author and former Times Media Group executive editor Shanna Hogan died Sept. 1 following injuries sustained after a fall at her North Phoenix home. 

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As if the West Valley hadn’t grilled enough through a historically hot August, September hasn’t been much better.

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Near the beginning of each year, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) sponsors a Point in Time event, with scores of volunteers taking to the streets to count “unsheltered” homeless people.

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Key dates are approaching before the Nov. 3 general election, with local, state and national races on the ballot. 

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The city of Litchfield Park received $738,895 in CARES Act funds. The city plans to utilize some of these funds to offer business assistance grants to city businesses.

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Two weeks ago, Goodyear Police Chief Santiago Rodriguez told the West Valley View he was reopening an investigation into allegations a former Goodyear teacher had sex with at least two of her students.

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Normally, Labor Day weekend is the first break for kids who have been back in classrooms for a month.

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Backers of a campaign to legalize recreational use of marijuana submitted about 420,000 signatures on petitions recently to put the issue on the November ballot.

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Buckeye’s public library system recently received two grants totaling $22,000 to develop a collection of children’s audio books and to assist local businesses. The funding came from the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the secretary of state.

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Abrazo West Campus and Abrazo Arrowhead Campus received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Quality Achievement and Target: Stroke awards.

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Landlords and mobile home park owners from around the state are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to void an executive order by Gov. Doug Ducey blocking evictions of tenants who do not pay their rent.

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Gov. Doug Ducey won’t intercede or criticize school districts that opt to reopen for in-class instruction even though their communities don’t meet the benchmarks set by his own health director.

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In the West Valley, Amazon is delivering—and not just hats, mouse traps, electronics, books (which is how the company started) and thousands of other items ordered during the pandemic.

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On Aug. 21, the Arizona Education Association called on Gov. Doug Ducey “to implement a statewide COVID-19 school safety plan to ensure the health and safety of our children and their educators.”

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