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A ballot measure in support of noncitizen residents receiving in-state tuition and financial aid will be presented to Arizona voters in the Nov. 8, 2022, election. 

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The city of Glendale received $500,000 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, COPS Hiring Program. 

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Although Thanksgiving is technically celebrated on Nov. 25 this year, 400 Arizona teachers — including more than 60 in the West Valley — feted it early.

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Navy veteran Michelle Winkler of Glendale has won an audiobook production prize in the Page Turner Awards, which was announced at an online ceremony helmed by Paul Michael Glaser from “Starsky and Hutch.”

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Gabriel Calderon pleaded guilty to selling red-stamped cigarettes at his Itz Lit Smokeshop with intent to evade taxes — a class five felony — and accepted a plea agreement. 

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A 17-year-old boy’s body was found near Independence High School’s football field at 7 a.m. Nov. 15, according to Jose Santiago, Glendale Police Department spokesman. 

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Glendale resident Ed Ozier wants fellow transplant recipients to receive the same kind of support and care he did.

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The Historic Catlin Court Shopping & Dining District is hosting a new holiday event series in December. The inaugural Christmas in Catlin Court will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights from Dec. 3 to Dec. 18.

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Juan Ramirez was sworn in as the new board member for West-MEC, a career and technical education school district serving the West Valley, on Nov. 8.

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The American Red Cross continues to address an ongoing emergency blood shortage, and donors are urged to give now to combat the lowest blood supply levels at this time of year in more than a decade.

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Phoenix Rescue Mission, a provider of Christ-centered, life-transforming solutions to persons facing hunger, homelessness, addiction and trauma, launched its annual “Fed Up! Hungry for Change” holiday campaign, which runs through Dec. 31. 

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Abrazo Arrowhead Campus has been recognized as a top regional hospital in the 2021-22 U.S. News Best Hospitals, ranked as “High Performing” in seven adult procedures and conditions.

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Glendale father-son duo Glen and Josh West have long shared their passion for music. Constantly surrounded by the other’s music taste and influence, the duo performs around the Valley as the Josh West Trio.

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The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) has introduced ReCreación, a reimagined approach to its long-time adult day programs focusing on the overall benefits of being involved in a program outside of the home for members and caregivers. The brand new Diane and Bruce Halle Adult Day Health Ser…

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Community Colleges across the state celebrated a great win when the Senate passed SB 1453 on May 5, allowing community colleges to offer four-year degrees.

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Phoenix Rescue Mission Director of Community Engagement Jussane Goodman knows everyone needs a little help sometimes. 

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In an IHOP restaurant, there’s a buzzing sound coming from the backroom. In this room there are clipboards with petition papers and brochures of candidates running for Arizona Corporation Commissioner. The room is filled with older women and men who are waiting eagerly to hear from one of th…

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Glendale’s Glencroft Center for Modern Aging, the largest senior living campus in Arizona, has been recognized for its innovative active aging program ZoeLife by the senior advocacy nonprofit AZ LeadingAge. 

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Considered the Oscars of the West Valley, the Best of the West Awards Dinner honored the area’s top leaders, investments and programs on Oct. 21 at State Farm Stadium.

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Shawn and Amy Souza are frustrated with the Peoria Unified School District and Sunset Heights Elementary School. 

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The Catholic Community Foundation hosted nearly 600 supporters during its 32nd annual event, Crozier Gala Goes to Monte Carlo. 

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Glendale Community College will receive a $4.05 million Title III STEM-focused grant through the U.S. Department of Education. The grant life will span five years and started Oct. 1. 

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The speech-language pathology program at Midwestern University College of Health Sciences in Glendale recently received a grant from the Parkinson Voice Project to help patients with Parkinson’s disease regain their voice through treatments at the university’s Therapy Institute.

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That sinking feeling of losing something very valuable is something no one wants. But it happened to Erin Fuamatu, of Goodyear, who is asking for the public’s help in finding her missing heirloom quilt. 

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Glendale native Petty Officer 2nd Class Marc Placencia supported the Denver Navy Week from Oct. 11 to Oct. 17. 

Glendale Fire and Police hosted the Aspire Academy for young girls throughout the state who have an interest in entering the field. 

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The city of Glendale’s Parks and Recreation Department has joined an elite group of parks and recreation agencies across the country by earning reaccreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). 

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The dental assisting students from West-MEC, a career and technical education district in the West Valley, participated in a dental program for children from underserved communities hosted by TeamSmile, a national advocacy group. 

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More than 2,500 Midwestern University students received their clinical white coats and took an oath affirming their commitment to lifelong learning and practicing the highest standards of compassionate patient-centered care in white coat ceremonies held Sept. 25 on the Glendale campus and Oc…

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The Peoria Unified School District is hosting a career development night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at Cactus High School, 6330 W. Greenway Road, Glendale. This event is geared toward seventh to 10th grade students and their families in the West Valley.

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Glendale city officials say the municipal airport is a key economic driver in the municipality. Mayor Jerry Weiers, an experienced pilot, declared September General Aviation Appreciation Month and said aviation can help a community like Glendale. 

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Westgate Entertainment District was originally developed near Gila River Arena primarily to accommodate fans attending Arizona Coyotes games. For years, however, rumors and reports swirled about the team’s search for a new home and what that might mean for Westgate.

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The Empire Group of Companies celebrated the opening of its newest community — Village at Olive Marketplace — during a Sept. 29 ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

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Raising kids who are philanthropically minded isn’t easy. However, instilling beliefs in teens about giving back to others in the community will help build a more thoughtful, kinder, more considerate group of humans. That’s the goal of the National Charity League (NCL), Arrowhead Chapter. 

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The Glendale Police Department is providing its officers and residents with an added layer of protection with air support from drones for dispatch work. 

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The city of Glendale has launched its veterans court to provide the necessary programs to assist former military members who have committed crimes. 

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The Glendale City Council agreed during its Sept. 14 workshop to move forward with processing the Sonoma Cotton Annexation, a proposed 36-acre mixed-use development at Cotton Lane and Northern Avenue.

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A federal criminal complaint has been filed against four individuals for their involvement in a fentanyl distribution conspiracy, according to acting U.S. Attorney W. Anders Folk.

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They needed a new coach, a new home and even some new players after making a slew of off-season trades. Now, with a new season around the bend, the Arizona Coyotes entered training camp feeling refreshed.

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Benevilla received a grant from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust on Sept. 13 as a part of the “Now is the Moment” commemoration.