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EVIT reported 5 COVID cases in first 3 weeks of school
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EVIT reported 5 COVID cases in first 3 weeks of school

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Five cases of COVID-19 were reported by the East Valley Institute of Technology in the first three weeks of the school year, but since then none have cropped up at either of its Mesa locations. EVIT...
Arizona ranks low on vaccine scale, including COVID
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Arizona ranks low on vaccine scale, including COVID

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Two new reports suggest that Arizonans will be among the least likely to get immunized against COVID-19 once a vaccine becomes available. A new poll being released Tuesday by OH Predictive...
Familiar but different setting greets Chandler students
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Familiar but different setting greets Chandler students

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Adriana Robertson stood in front of a class of kindergarteners, ready to point to a chart of the alphabet. The Conley Elementary School teacher gestured toward one letter and waited for her...
City’s pandemic financial hit not as bad as feared
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City’s pandemic financial hit not as bad as feared

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer New financial data show Chandler did not lose as much tax revenue as it expected because of the pandemic. The city had been projecting a $10-million revenue hit during the last quarter of the...
Kyrene announces reopening, Tempe Union on the fence
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Kyrene announces reopening, Tempe Union on the fence

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By PAUL MARYNIAK AFN Executive Editor Kyrene School District will start a “rolling return” to classrooms over a three-week period beginning Sept. 17 as favorable downward trends continue in the county’s three COVID-19...
Federal eviction ban longer than Ducey’s
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Federal eviction ban longer than Ducey’s

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services A new federal directive could provide Arizona renters with new protections even if the state Supreme Court rules that an anti-eviction order by Gov. Doug Ducey is illegal and...
Pandemic grounds Ostrich Festival’s for 2020
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Pandemic grounds Ostrich Festival’s for 2020

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF They tried, but it couldn’t be done – not at least while COVID-19 still remains a threat to large gatherings. And so the Chandler Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Steve LeVine Entertainment &...
Tight Census deadline catches cities by surprise
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Tight Census deadline catches cities by surprise

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BY GARY NELSON Contributor With millions of dollars and equitable political representation at stake, Chandler and other East Valley cities are rushing to complete their 2020 census efforts in the face of a suddenly tight deadline...
Chandler businesses have 4 sources of help, Chamber says
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Chandler businesses have 4 sources of help, Chamber says

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Pandemic-rattled small businesses have four government sources for financial help, according to Chandler Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Terri Kimble. Arizona Small Business Rent and Mortgage Relief Grants...
Chandler author-artist to debut online show
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Chandler author-artist to debut online show

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF The pandemic has made it virtually impossible for people to attend most arts venues. So, Chandler artist and author Laurie Fagen is launching a program next week to bring the arts to them. The Fox Crossing...