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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

Ahwatukee and East Valley motorists in the coming years will reap a significant part of a billion-dollar windfall that will jump-start upgrades on several key highways in the region – including the oft-clogged Broadway Curve on I-10.

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The spokeswoman for the South Mountain Freeway developer apparently could have been clearer when she told Chandler business leaders two weeks ago that 47 percent of the highway’s right of way still had to be acquired.

  • By Jim Walsh, AFN Staff Writer
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Minutes before a pickup truck ran a red light and killed her, Pamela Hesselbacher sent a message to her husband, Matt, saying that she and their two small children had left a nearby park and would be home soon.

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  • By Ralph Zubiate, AFN Managing Editor

After a year of seeing Google and then Waymo self-driving cars make their way around Ahwatukee and the rest of the East Valley, residents now have a chance to use one themselves.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

A 90-year-old Ahwatukee widow is facing the possibility of six months in jail and a $2,500 fine because a neighbor and the city say her two 20-pound dogs bark too much.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

There is a segment of Chandler author Lynne Hartke’s new book where she writes about her mother’s final weeks in terms of a relay race.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

There is a segment of Chandler author Lynne Hartke’s new book where she writes about her mother’s final weeks in terms of a relay race.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

Kyrene Schools’ governing board is studying the possible sale or other profitable use of two large tracts of land that include the Tempe site of the district headquarters and a much larger tract in Ahwatukee along the I-10 corridor.

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  • By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

The 122-day legislative session this year was different than those in recent years in one significant way.

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  • By Paul Maryniak, AFN Executive Editor

The Arizona Department of Transportation still must acquire 43 percent of the properties it needs for the South Mountain Freeway and has yet to finish about a quarter of the highway’s design, the developer’s spokeswoman told the Chandler Chamber of Commerce last week.

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A new community has opened in Ahwatukee.

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  • AFN News Staff

The fourth home to sell for more than $1 million on E. Kachina Drive in the last two months has seven bedrooms, nine baths and boasts “an elegant and timeless design by Mark Fredstrom.”

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  • AFN News Staff

The walls are coming.

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  • By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

Citizens are already organizing efforts to roll back two major products of the 2017 Arizona Legislature session – expanded vouchers and curbs on the voter initiative process.

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  • By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services

Arizona might have had more money to spend had there not been a series of corporate tax cuts approved by lawmakers half a decade ago that are still kicking in.

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  • By Ralph Zubiate, Tribune Managing Editor

Shelley and Danny Valdez decided a few years ago that they wanted to open up their home to kids who needed it, becoming foster parents.

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