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A suspect has been arrested in connection with a string of robberies that occurred across the Valley between April and July.

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It all started with officials from the Buckeye Police Department sitting down together, looking for different topics they believed would be relevant to the community’s needs.

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Avondale Fire & Medical Department will offer first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)/automatic external defibrillator (AED) courses on several upcoming Saturdays this fall.

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A new West Valley company is hoping to bring preschools that cater to children with special needs to the region.

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When Goodyear resident Larry Chaney, 37, was grocery shopping at his local Fry’s Food Store, 16380 W. Yuma Road, he came across a sale in the meat department that was too good to pass up and decided to stock up on frozen chicken.

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Most Americans would agree that communications are a vital part of their lives. The same is true for the U.S. Navy. Instead of using smart phones and tablets, a group of sailors stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, uses the most-advanced satellite and telecommunications equipment to share vita…

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Students, parents, staff and Chasse Building Team officials gathered at Desert Oasis Elementary School in July for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in honor of the school’s latest expansion: a new two-story building equipped with classrooms; science, art and IT rooms; and a gymnasium.

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After facing an overflow of students, the Tolleson Union High School District (TUHSD) began to envision the build-out of its next school. And when it sought out a team to design and build it, ADM Group and Chasse Building Team emerged as the perfect partners.

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After winning FirstBank’s $20K Good Business Giveaway in 2018, Peanut Butter Americano (PB Americano) was awarded $20,000 and a personalized marketing campaign of its choosing. With assistance from FirstBank, PB Americano is dedicating a portion of the winnings to a cause-marketing campaign …

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Jeffrey S. Case believes he faces “great challenges but tremendous opportunities” in his role as Avondale’s new fire chief.

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The city of Avondale rolled out a Nissan LEAF Plus and two Chevrolet BOLTS, the first three all-electric cars in its fleet of shared pool vehicles. The electric cars will replace some of the city’s older fuel vehicles that have outlived their lifespan.

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Abrazo West Campus has added to the hospital’s administrative team with the addition of Noomi Hirsch in the role of chief operating officer.

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Avondale Elementary School District No. 44 has announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch, USDA School Foods and School Breakfast programs.

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Students, parents, staff and Chasse Building Team officials gathered at Desert Oasis Elementary School in July for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in honor of the school’s latest expansion: A new two-story building equipped with classrooms; science, art and IT rooms; and a gymnasium.

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Gov. Doug Ducey denied July 30 that he unilaterally ordered the Commerce Authority to rescind a $1 million incentive that had been offered to Nike to locate a manufacturing facility in Goodyear.

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A TV screen flashed a picture of a baby smiling into a camera, followed by nearly 20 minutes of footage highlighting Maximo A. Flores’ 27 years on earth — his high school graduation, boot camp, his wedding in his dress blues.

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A Goodyear woman died July 30 after her car was struck by a wrong-way vehicle on State Route 101, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

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Arizona Centers for Digestive Health (AZCDH), the state’s leading provider of gastrointestinal care, is partnering with Covenant Surgical Partners — a Nashville, Tennessee-based physician services company that is working to advance practices across the United States.

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Stroke care provided at Abrazo West Campus has been recognized with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite award.

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Giving back and being involved in his community are two of Martin San Miguel’s passions. So, when he learned about a volunteering opportunity at work, he jumped on board immediately.

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Times Media Group, the fast-growing publisher of more than 15 Arizona publications and websites, has acquired Southland Publishing, the Southern California-based publisher of several newsweeklies, magazines and digital media properties with a combined monthly circulation of more than one mil…

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Longtime community leader Joseph “Pep” Guzman, 60, recalls something his late mother taught him at the age of 15: the importance of having faith and caring for others.

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Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee recalled the time she spoke to a group of incoming freshmen at a university orientation 12 years ago. When she asked for a show of hands to see how many students received personal financial education in high school — and not a single hand went up — she sa…

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The West Valley — like the rest of the country — is seeing skyrocketing mental health diagnoses among children and adolescents in emergency departments.

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Every day, almost 5,000 blood donations are needed to meet the needs of people throughout the country.

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Eligible West Valley breast cancer survivors may contribute to possible medical advances and earn money while attending a class at Grand Canyon University. 

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After long days of torment at middle school, Grace Martinez would come home, eat dinner and do her chores. But as soon as she was alone, behind her bedroom door, she released her emotional pain.

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Jessica Johnson, who was honorably discharged as a senior airman after serving the U.S. Air Force for four years, is reentering civilian life seamlessly thanks to local development company Christopher Todd Communities and its philanthropic program, A New Lease on Life.

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Phoenix Police Department officers in first responder positions are now equipped with opioid overdose antidote naloxone — something Phoenix Police Sgt. Tommy Thompson deems important for their “tool box out on the street.”

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A pair of brothers has been arrested after a string of thefts from several Buckeye retail stores. Buckeye police said the brothers admitted to the crimes as a way to fund their drug habits.

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Chris DeJong may have missed the qualifying for the U.S. swim team in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics by a few seconds, but so far, he’s not missing out on business.

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A group of Tolleson residents says the city is responsible for not cleaning up dry brush that caught on fire near their neighborhood on the Fourth of July.

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The police tactics and protocols on how to approach radical situations have changed since Assistant Chief Robert Sanders was a rookie. 

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