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  • By Jim Walsh, AFN Staff Writer

Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani has never thrown a pitch or hit a baseball in a major league game, but he’s already created an international buzz by merely arriving in the East Valley and taking a few swings in batting practice at Tempe Diablo Stadium. And Cactus League officials hope Ohtan…

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

Less than 24 hours before the Valentine’s Day slaughter at a Florida high school, Kyrene School District administrators were rolling out their plan for identifying and reaching troubled grade school and middle school students before they hurt someone or themselves

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

State Rep. Jill Norgaard is winning support and praise for her bill to remove the requirement for a four-hour block of daily structured English immersion for English Language Learners if they are enrolled in a dual-language program.

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  • By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

Calling the voter-approved measure morally wrong, a Republican-controlled Senate panel voted Feb. 12 to ask voters to reconsider the 2016 measure that is set to hike the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020.

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  • AFN News Staff

The primary election is a long way off, but an Ahwatukee woman said she needs that time as she begins her campaign for justice of the peace in the district that covers Ahwatukee and parts of Tempe and Chandler west of Rural Road.

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  • AFN News Staff

The Arizona Department of Transportation said it’s ramping up construction activity along the entire 22-mile stretch of the South Mountain Freeway this year, and plans to blast a path through South Mountain sometime this summer.

  • By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

A judge has refused to block voters from getting the last word on whether they want to expand a system of vouchers that uses public funds to send children to private and parochial schools.

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