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Every month, thousands of Scottsdale residents pay an extra dollar on their utility bills to support area nonprofits that provide critical services to community members in need.

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Update: This story includes comments from Betty Janik in response to allegations about her reasoning for switching from Republican to independent that were not included in the newspaper story published on Aug. 2 due to a technical error.

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If you get your advice from Gov. Doug Ducey, you’re going to want to vote against at least three of the four measures expected on the November ballot.

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Firefighters and water safety advocates fear the COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to a troubling spike in pediatric drownings in Maricopa County by introducing more distractions into an already dangerous scenario.

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Correction: This story has been corrected to show that there are six candidates for Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board. A previous version of this story omitted Elizabeth Hart-Wells.

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Seven candidates submitted at least 400 signatures by July 6 to qualify for the ballot in November’s Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board election, where three seats are up for grabs.

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Scottsdale-based Five Star Development is suing Paradise Valley, accusing the town of a “shakedown” for millions of dollars in infrastructure improvements from the developer as part of the Ritz-Carlton project along Scottsdale Road.

Black, Hispanic and low-income students in Scottsdale Unified School District were disproportionately suspended compared to white or more affluent students over the past three years, district data shows.  

A new report by Scottsdale Police dispelled a rumor circulated by some locals, including a sitting city councilman, that the department told officers to “stand down” during the Scottsdale Fashion Square riot May 30-31.