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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

City Councilman Sal DiCiccio scored a small victory last week as his counterparts approved a plan that will add an estimated $2.4 billion to Phoenix taxpayers’ cost of eliminating the city’s pension liability obligations for police and firefighters.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

Dennis Lambert has a resume that two people could easily share: retired pharmaceutical sales and marketing executive, rock band guitarist, marathon runner, poet and deacon in the Catholic church.

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  • By Coty Dolores Miranda, AFN Contributing Writer

Last week, an unusual image posted on social media showed a woman wearing a wedding dress and posing with tables of household items readying for her “Divorce Sale.”

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  • AFN News Staff

Any hope for a quick resolution of the appeal over the South Mountain Freeway was shattered late last week when the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said it probably won’t hear oral arguments before October.

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  • By Wayne Schutsky, AFN Staff Writer

The beginning of summer is typically a time of celebration for children as school comes to an end and vacations, pool parties and camp fill the schedule. However, for youngsters who suffer from hunger, the end of the school year is much less joyous.

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  • By Wayne Schutsky, AFN Staff Writer

The beginning of summer is typically a time of celebration for children as school comes to an end and vacations, pool parties and camp fill the schedule. However, for youngsters who suffer from hunger, the end of the school year is much less joyous.

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  • By Leah Merrall, Tribune Staff Writer

Arizona’s monsoon season has arrived, and that means haboobs are here too. These dust storms are a staple summer weather event for locals in the Valley, and they’re more dangerous than their name lets on.

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  • AFN News Staff

As a battle captain with the U.S. Air Force in the Middle East, Ahwatukee native Ryan Schmoll helped coordinate anti-terrorism operations.

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  • Arizona Department of Transportation

Plan for closures of I-10 West at 59th Avenue, I-17 South at Dunlap Avenue

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

As the temperature rises, so does Leon Nelson’s wariness.

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  • By Jim Walsh, AFN Staff Writer

Pediatric drownings are heartbreaking, preventable tragedies that leave lifelong emotional scars on family members, firefighters and neighborhoods, but there are many other drownings that have received little or no attention.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

A local promoter’s effort to raise enough money for an Independence Day fireworks show in Ahwatukee has fizzled out as some frantic last-minute fundraising failed to garner even a quarter of the money he needs to hold the show.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

The City of Phoenix is giving serious attention to one of Ahwatukee residents’ most common complaints – the condition of Ray Road.

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  • By Wayne Schutsky, AFN Staff Writer

In a move designed to capitalize on the success of its existing assets, the Gila River Indian Community intends to develop a high-end entertainment district adjacent to Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

Some patients shudder when they see a dentist.

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