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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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  • By Coty Dolores Miranda, AFN Contributor

Leo Werner is back. The newly reappointed Mountain Pointe High School band and orchestra director has returned to the program he originated when the school opened in 1991.

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  • By Coty Dolores Miranda, AFN Contributor

Leo Werner is back. The newly reappointed Mountain Pointe High School band and orchestra director has returned to the program he originated when the school opened in 1991.

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  • By Jessica Suriano, AFN Staff Writer

In the past year, over 70 dogs in Maricopa County have been diagnosed with a bacterial disease that can also spread to humans – and the number of outbreaks is on the rise.

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  • By Srianthi Perera, AFN Staff Writer

With evidence of a full-blown crisis at hand, opioid addiction in the East Valley has a new force to reckon with.

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  • AFN News Staff

Blasting in Ahwatukee to make way for the South Mountain Freeway may not be necessary after all.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

Brandon Tjhang and wife Montana Kaewlaiko didn’t need a brazen burglary of the Ahwatukee restaurant to remind them that they have good neighbors.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

Both school districts that serve Ahwatukee will be asking voters this fall for financial help by continuing budget overrides in the face of what officials and some citizens call the state Legislature’s continuing refusal to adequately fund public education in Arizona – particularly adequate …

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  • By Griselda Nevarez and Evan Wyloge/Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

Two decades after Arizona helped pioneer the charter school movement, enrollment data show the schools don’t match the school-age demographics of the state and, in many cases, their neighborhoods. White – and especially Asian – students attend charter schools at a higher rate than Hispanics, who now make up the greatest portion of Arizona’s school-age population.

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  • By Howard Fischer, Capital Media Services

The two East Valley members of the Arizona Corporation Commission are starting to push for reforms on the panel in the wake of a federal bribery indictment of a former member.

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  • By Gary Nelson, AFN Contributor

After years of shadowy suggestions that something might be rotten at the Arizona Corporation Commission, the first indictment boils down to something most people can understand: A bald-faced case of quid pro quo bribery.

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  • AFN News Staff

Yvette Roeder of Ahwatukee is moving up in the world of Phoenix city government.

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