Tempe Prep Herstory Club Leadership Propels Senior to ’18 Under 18′...

By Hayden Sampson It is often said that children are “to be seen and not heard.” Tempe Prep Senior Clara Moffitt is proving them wrong,...

Podcasts Tackle State’s Teacher Shortage

What Can Save Students From An Education Cliff?   Hear Arizona and Rio Salado College have teamed up, with support from the F2 Family Foundation and...
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Tempe Prep Golf Aiming High

By Annie Goodykoontz Tempe Prep Golf is aiming high this year. Brooke Kirk, a Tempe Prep senior, has played on the golf team for the...
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Local Restaurant Group Receives Top Awards from National Dining Publications

The seasoned restauranters behind Thirsty Lion Gastropub a division of Concept Entertainment Group (CEG) received two prestigious recognitions for the strategic pivot and continued...
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Artificial Intelligence Software Companies Partner for Comprehensive Student Protection

Gnosis IQ, an Arizona-based artificial intelligence (AI) software company that predicts and tracks student success, recently announced a strategic partnership with Bark Technologies, the...

Two Local Brands Team Up to Thank Arizona Teachers

After a school year that has been anything but a fairytale for most educators, two Arizona-based brands are teaming up to offer a sweet...
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Average New And Used Car Prices Hit Record Highs – Car...

(PHOENIX)– Consumers looking for new and used vehicles could be in for serious sticker shock. According to the car research site, Edmunds, the average price for a new...
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Moms • Dads • Grads! Special Offer from NARPRO Auto Repair...

Moms • Dads • Grads!Check out this Special Offer from the Valley’s NARPRO auto repair and tire shops. (Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals)Send Some Love: VIP Card...
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Ballet Arizona Announces Free Digital Performance and Awards Celebration

Ballet Arizona introduces Set the Stage: BALANCHINE, a one-hour production that invites viewers to celebrate the perseverance of the Ballet Arizona family over the...
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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...
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Tempe Prep Senior Wins Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

By Zoe Lenz Do you want to be an entrepreneur? For Tempe Prep Senior Brooke Kirk, the answer is, Yes! Brooke received the Bronze Medal...
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Tempe Prep Robotics Adapts to Online Competition

By Cameron Hill Many people see Robotics as just coding and robots, but that is not the case. Robotics is really about the journey throughout...

Havasupai Tribe, Among Others, to Benefit from Enhanced Tribal Gaming Compact

(HAVASUPAI RESERVATION, Ariz., April 16, 2021) The Arizona State Senate this week passed HB 2772 (fantasy sports betting; event wagering) by a vote of 23-6....
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Phoenix Holocaust Association, Arizona Jewish Historical Society Offer Holocaust Education/Awareness Programs...

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – April 14, 2021) Arizona’s Holocaust survivors and their descendants have long volunteered to share their personal stories with members of the community. ...
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“A Mountain” Challenge Entices Valley Residents to Rediscover Tempe While Earning...

A little ingenuity is all it takes to get back out and enjoy all that Tempe has to offer this spring, and that’s exactly...
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The Mint Prepares for First 4/20 Celebration Following Recreational-Use Designation in...

Against a lively backdrop featuring a DJ, games, free food and giveaways, the Mint plans to celebrate 4/20 in a big way, from April...
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Tempe Prep Knights Baseball on Winning Streak

By Hayden Sampson There are few things better than the feeling of winning, and it does not always stick around. However, the Tempe Prep boys...
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Tempe Prep Seniors Say Preparation is Key to College Decisions

By Hannah Chadwick Where do you want to be for the next four years of your life? Seems like a pretty scary question, and while...
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New Movie About Mental Health in the Black Community Launches on...

The Wynn Network, an Arizona based 24/7 streaming platform with inspirational content for the whole family, is releasing “John Wynn’s Playhouse” for download on...
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Scottsdale Fashion Square Details Recent Successes & Continues to Evolve to...

After a multi-year redevelopment that set the bar for luxury retailing, Scottsdale Fashion Square, part of the Macerich (NYSE:MAC) portfolio of one-of-a-kind retail properties...
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Recycle your Child’s Old or Damaged Car Seat at a Valley...

Has your child outgrown their seat? Is it expired? Has it been in an accident?Don’t throw it out – RECYCLE IT!NARPRO (Network of Auto...
More than 89,000 Arizonans Could Be Newly Eligible for Greater Health Insurance Subsidy

More than 89,000 Arizonans Could be Newly Eligible for Greater Health...

The subsidy expansion under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 could allow more than 89,000 uninsured Arizonans to be eligible for health insurance...
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Bashas’ Family of Stores Aims to Fill 700 Positions

Bashas’ Family of Stores, the family-owned grocer that operates Food City, AJ's Fine Foods, and Bashas' supermarkets, is looking to add nearly 700 people...
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Tempe Prep Student Achieves Perfect PSAT Score

 By Theresa O’Connor I know achieving a perfect score on a standardized test is not easy. When it comes down to preparing and taking the...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...
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Fasturtle Partners with Marketing 360 to Bring Power of the Marketing...

(PHOENIX – March 10, 2021) – Marketing 360® and Phoenix’s own Fasturtle® today announced a partnership that will bring the power of the Marketing...
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Financial Institutions Provide $50,000 Towards Pandemic Lung Health Initiatives

Responding to the need for lifesaving research and education to help put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, TruWest Credit Union and the Federal...
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The Mint Dispensary Marks 4th Anniversary

The Mint Dispensary is celebrating its 4th anniversary all month long by giving a free infused edible (no purchase necessary) to patients and customers...
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Ballet Arizona Returns to the Stage to Present World Premiere of...

Ballet Arizona will present The Four Seasons, a journey through winter, spring, summer and fall in movement, May 18 to June 5 at Desert...
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Ballet Arizona’s Contemporary Council Hosts Virtual Cocktail Workshop

Ballet Arizona dancers, along with Matt Farrow and Kaylee Needley, owners of Iconic Cocktail Co., are hosting a virtual lesson on how to put...
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The School of Ballet Arizona Summer Intensive Auditions Now Open

The School of Ballet Arizona is welcoming ballet students from the Valley and beyond to participate in its summer intensive program. The upper division...
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FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER   Whether it is online learning, in-person learning or a combination of both, students (and their...
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Tempe Diablos Host 32nd Annual Excellence in Education Ceremony

Join the Tempe Diablos virtually at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 6 for the annual Excellence in Education awards, where the group acknowledges the...
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Tempe Prep Boys Basketball Bounces Back with Impressive Wins

By Cameron HillImagine you step up to the three-point line, drained of all your energy after a long game, but you have to make...
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Tempe Prep Wrestling Team Racking Up Big Wins

By Clark Campbell Wrestling is one of the most physically demanding sports. Ever. The Tempe Prep wrestling program this year has taken on a completely...
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Tempe Diablos Host Ignite the Nite

Tempe Diablos are excited to announce the third annual Ignite the Night in support of Tempe charities! Join the group on Saturday, April 24th...
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KVRD Radiothon to Benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Tune in March 4th and 5th for the second annual KVRD 105.7 FM Radiothon that will benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Cottonwood’s premier country music...
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UNMET Jobs Launches across Arizona for Employers and Job Seekers; Month-Long...

UNMET Jobs, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), is hosting a virtual, month-long hiring event for both employers and jobseekers across the...
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Tooth Fairy Giving Reaches an All-time High

Got a fiver for that tooth? According to a new survey from Delta Dental of Arizona, the Tooth Fairy does! Findings from Delta Dental’s...
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VISIT MESA PILES ON THE DEALS FOR SPRING TRAINING, SPRING BREAK

VisitMesaDeals.com showcases hotel packages, restaurant discounts, attractions savings and more for locals and visitors! Feb. 22, 2021 – (MESA, Ariz.) – Visit Mesa launched their exclusive...
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Where to find Mardi Gras King Cakes and Paczki in Arizona...

Arizonans can support local families served by St. Vincent de Paul when they purchase delicious Paczki (pronounced “Poonch-kee”) at Bashas’ grocery stores on Fat...
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Local Tech Start Up Launches Only Free Social Media Monitoring Tool...

With data revealing over 85% of preteens in the U.S. are social media users, Cyber Dive, a progressive tech startup has designed a free...
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Economic Empowerment Nonprofit Offers Entrepreneur Accelerator Program for Minority Women-Owned Businesses

Millionaire Mastermind Academy (MMA), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and support the growth of minority women-owned businesses, is now accepting applications...
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Tempe Prep Presents 50+ Summer Programs for Students to Prepare for...

At Tempe Prep’s popular annual Summer Programs Information Night that will be held tonight, February 11 at 7 pm, all TPA parents and students...
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Tempe Prep Students Share Excitement for Summer Programs

By Sam CampbellSleep, eat, TV, repeat. Too often that is the daily schedule for a teen during the summer. We begin summer excited for...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development to Host Career Enriching Course

(PHOENIX – Feb. 5, 2021) – The Arizona Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC), hosted by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), will take...
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Tempe Prep Senior Receives U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal

By Amanda MaurerPicture this: You earn a shiny gold medal that represents the highest award offered by the United States Congress for young Americans....
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Tempe Prep’s New Fine Arts and Sciences Building Underway

Founded in 1996, Tempe Preparatory Academy (TPA) was awarded one of the first mandates to operate as an open-enrollment charter school in the State...
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New Student Behavior Prediction Software Launches in Arizona Schools

Gnosis IQ is an artificial intelligence software that predicts students’ future performance while providing students, parents, teachers, and administration the ability to intervene and help...
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Ultra Smooth Skin Introduces Beautiful Lips Treatment with Juvederm Volbella

Ultra Smooth Skin, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., has introduced “Beautiful Lips” to its portfolio of treatments using Juvederm Volbella. Volbella is the newest addition...
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Phoenix Holocaust Association Launches Creative Arts Contest; Students Statewide Encouraged to...

(PHOENIX—Jan. 28, 2021) -- Arizona’s 7th-12th graders are encouraged to submit original creative work to Phoenix Holocaust Association’s (PHA) Writing and Arts Contest. Contest categories include writing,...
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Ballet Arizona Partners with Goodmans Interior Structures for TikTok Challenge

Get ready to be inspired by the energy of Ballet Arizona’s talent! Ballet Arizona and Goodmans Interior Structures have partnered for the ENERGY TikTok Challenge. Five winners...
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Local Interior Designers Connect with Homeowners to Upgrade Personal Spaces

Updating and redesigning your home can bring incredible results but getting to the end of the project or remodel can be challenging. Working with...
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Tempe Prep Adds Strength and Conditioning Program for Athletes

By Spencer Bodow Tempe Preparatory Academy’s new Athletic Director, Mr. Doug Seagrave, is one of the most unique athletic directors Tempe Prep has had. In...
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Tempe Prep Music Teacher’s 30-Year Career with Phoenix Symphony

By Hannah Frazier Many Tempe Preparatory Academy students know that their music teacher and Sinfonia director, Mrs. Wilkison, was in the Phoenix Symphony, but not...
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Sanctuary Bail Bonds Celebrates 10 Years of Excellent Customer Service

In 2010, Tom Cerino and Randy Feldman founded Sanctuary Bail Bonds while working within the restaurant/hospitality industry. Friends and business partners for several years,...
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...
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Waymo Drops the Term “Self-Driving”

From the Waymo Blog:Last year was a big one for us - we raised our first external investment round, we rolled out the 5th...
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TruWest® Credit Union Raises $55,000 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital

TruWest Credit Union,  donated $55,000 to Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, through a fundraising 50/50 raffle and “Casual for a Cause” staff donation...
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UCP of Central Arizona to Open New Facility at the Renowned...

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona (UCP), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity organization dedicated to helping children and adults who have a wide array of...
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TruWest® Credit Union Releases Voice Authentication for Better Service and Security

TruWest Credit Union is excited to launch Voice ID, powered by Illuma Shield, a voice authentication and fraud prevention platform from Illuma Labs, to...
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ECD Systems, Member of True Blue Tempe, Gives Back to Tempe...

After COVID-19 canceled the company's annual holiday celebration plans, Tempe-based ECD Systems decided to use their event money to show their support and appreciation...
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Tempe Diablos Host Crucial Blood Drive

With COVID-19 numbers on the rise again, many Valley healthcare facilities are overwhelmed with patients and need all the support they can get. A...
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ACCEL Recipient of an Anonymous Donation of $50,000 in New Physical...

ACCEL, a nonprofit that serves children and adults who have developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, cognitive disabilities and behavioral disorders, recently received a...
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Arizona REALTORS® Supports the National Association of REALTORS® Action to Curb...

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Board of Directors has voted to approve a series of recommendations from NAR’S Professional Standards Committee that extends...
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Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition

Tempe Prep Chamber Choir Practicing for Competition By Sam Campbell With all the school clubs and plans that Covid-19 has cancelled for students, Tempe Prep’s Chamber...
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Pedal Haus Brewery Hosts Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving has become an increasingly popular celebration among groups of friends. This year, more than ever, many are opting out of visiting family because...
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SaddleBrooke Ranch Opens New Casual Dining Amenity

SaddleBrooke Ranch, a Robson Resort Community located north of Tucson, is excited to announce the opening of Ed’s Dogs. This casual dining spot reflects...
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Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3

Tempe Prep Information Night on Thursday, December 3Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional...
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Pedal Haus Brewery Takes Gold at San Diego Beer Festival

PHOENIX – Pedal Haus Brewery announced today that it received gold standing in the Dark Lager category at this year’s San Diego International Beer Festival for its German...
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Tempe Business Owner Creates True Blue Tempe to Support His City’s...

Mike Bradley, a Tempe business owner, recently created the advocacy group True Blue Tempe with the mission of calling on fellow Valley business owners...
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Veteran Receives Bath Remodel

 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 5.5 million U.S. veterans are living with a disability; many facing everyday challenges such as taking...
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ACCEL Announces Bethany Eggleston as its Advancement Manager

Bethany Eggleston has joined ACCEL, a nonprofit organization serving children and adults who have developmental disabilities, as its advancement manager. Eggleston will be responsible...
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Fearless Kitty Rescue Wet Your Whiskers Virtual Event October 21 –...

Due to the disruption from COVID-19 Fearless Kitty Rescue will be following social distancing guidelines and holding Wet Your Whiskers as a virtual event...
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39th Governor’s Arts Awards Goes Virtual on Oct. 28

The 2020 Governor’s Arts Awards, postponed last spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be broadcast virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 28 on the Arizona...
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Valley Caterers Adapt!

No doubt times are changing in our world of catering. It is going to be a little bit harder to “Make the good times easy”,...
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Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser Named Grand Marshal for Annual East Valley...

Parade in Reverse Invites Spectators to Drive-Through Parade Reflecting this year’s East Valley Veterans Parade theme of “Celebrating Lives of Service,” Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser...
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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Grant from The Substance Abuse...

SAMHSA Grant Will Support a Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Center with an Integrated Systems Approach for Mohave County Residents (PHOENIX – Sept. 30, 2020) – Southwest...
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New Study Finds Link Between Dental Insurance and Improved Overall Well-Being

Delta Dental poll finds Americans with dental insurance have better oral health habits, healthier lifestyles, and financial benefits.(Glendale, Ariz. – Sept. 30, 2020)  — As communities continue to...
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OCTOBER IS NATIONAL PIZZA MONTH. Support Local and Eat at Organ...

Celebrate National Pizza Month with live music at the iconic Valley restaurant and entertainment destination, Organ Stop Pizza in Mesa, Arizona. Meal packages start...
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