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A Scottsdale resident today filed an ethics complaint with the city against Councilman Guy Phillips over his involvement in the anti-Southbridge Two referendum drive and anonymous donations made through a GoFundMe page set up to benefit him following a work-related injury.

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Responsible drivers are following all the steps recommended by Scottsdale police to avoid collisions and arrests, but irresponsible motorists are more impaired than ever by a potent mix of alcohol and drugs.

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Petitioners seeking to put the Southbridge Two development before voters crossed their first major hurdle on Friday, turning in over 17,000 signatures to the city in support of their referendum.

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The Galleria Corporate Centre has long been a lightning rod in the downtown Scottsdale parking debate after a 2015 study concluded the one-time shopping mall turned office building was woefully under-parked.

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Following Scottsdale City Council’s narrow approval of the Southbridge Two redevelopment on Dec. 4, a local political action committee made good on its threat to continue fighting the project.

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An Arizona cattle rancher wants to ensure anything sold to Arizonans as “meat’’ came from something with at least two legs, if not more.

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In the two years since she claims she fell victim to identity theft at the hands of a former business partner, a Scottsdale event planner has struggled to convince law enforcement to take her case seriously.

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When the federal government announced the opportunity zone program in 2018, its stated goal was clear: to bring investment into impoverished communities using tax incentives as a carrot to attract investors.

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Undeterred by the defeat earlier this year, Sen. Heather Carter, R-Cave Creek is launching a new bid to regulate vaping products like tobacco and raise the age to use both to 21.

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Calling the law a mistake, two House Democrats are leading the charge to repeal a 2016 measure that stripped cities and towns of their ability to regulate short-term and vacation rentals.

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The East Valley Institute of Technology found a way to get Superintendent Dr. Chad Wilson back to work despite the automatic suspension of his fingerprint clearance card for his indictment on theft and misuse of public money.

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WASHINGTON – Rising rates of preterm births in 30 states – Arizona included – are a sign that health care providers are “failing our many mothers and babies,” maternal and infant health advocates said last week.

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Two Chandler Republican legislators and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are taking the first steps to craft legislation to ensure Arizonans with preexisting conditions can still buy health insurance if federal courts strike down the Affordable Care Act.

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Over the past two years, the Scottsdale Unified School District has adopted a number of reforms and policy revisions aimed at preventing the litany of controversies that plagued the district the past three years.

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Scottsdale Community College has launched a “Complete Your Dreams” initiative to help up to 100 students who did not finish their degree program return to college.

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A new initiative launched last week seeks to limit the access of candidates to private cash and encourage them to instead run for office with public financing.

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Gov. Doug Ducey told business leaders this week, noting manufacturing jobs in the state now outnumber construction jobs.

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A proposed downtown Scottsdale medical marijuana dispensary will need the support of a supermajority of city council, after opponents employed a little-known legal mechanism to challenge the project.

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A legislative panel is debating whether to restore the right of cities and towns to regulate short-term vacation rentals – a right that legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey took away from them three years ago.

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The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board has set a timeline to search for the district’s next superintendent.

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With two days left before the end of Scottsdale’s special 2019 bond election this Tuesday, voter turnout is already exceeding turnout in the last bond election back in 2015. In 2015, 25 percent of eligible voters cast ballots; as of Oct. 29, 25.7 percent had voted.

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In mid-October, Scottsdale Police Department arrested an alleged peeping Tom who used Snapchat to locate teenage girls following an investigation that began back in Aug. 2018.

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State lawmakers cannot limit how much errant drivers have to pay the people they kill or injure, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.

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State lawmakers are going to spend at least $125,000 to determine why parents seeking to use state funds for private and parochial schools say they can’t get approved.

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A recently-released email from the developer behind Museum Square has shed light on the project’s anticipated timeline and specific parking commitments made to local business owners.

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A former Scottsdale councilman is pushing the city to institute a mural policy following a battle between a downtown property owner and artists over a mural depicting the late Sen. John McCain.

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After debuting in Scottsdale last year, electric scooters continue to divide the community and pose a significant health risk to riders, according to data tracked by a local hospital.

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The popularity of Airbnb, VRBO and similar platforms in Scottsdale has not just been a boon for homeowners looking to make extra money; it has also spawned an industry in which real estate investors purchase homes and condos solely to use as short-term rentals.

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The City of Scottsdale has called out erroneous statements made by an embattled local housing co-op’s board of directors that had attempted to silence residents concerned about an ongoing multimillion-dollar plumbing project.

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A former basketball player at Seton Catholic High School faces first-degree murder and other charges stemming from a drug-related hit in Scottsdale.

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Times Media Group, the fast-growing publisher of more than 15 Arizona publications and websites, has acquired Southland Publishing, the Southern California-based publisher of several newsweeklies, magazines and digital media properties with a combined monthly circulation of more than one mil…

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I know I’m a little late to the picnic. By now many of you own a Spiralizer, but pasta has always been my go-to dish. I never much thought about making noodles from zucchini. But a couple of cranks of a Spiralizer handle made me a believer.

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OdySea Aquarium in southern Scottsdale is the first attraction and aquarium in the state to become a Certified Autism Center.

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Arizona has the fourth-highest incarceration rate in the nation, according to the Department of Justice, with an estimated 18 percent of those released returning to prison within six months.

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With the start of the school year right around the corner, many organizations and businesses around the Valley, including Scottsdale, are either still in need of school supplies or ready to hand out supplies to students in need.

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona celebrated the opening of its residential treatment center’s new Marley Dormitory recently.

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Nearly one-third of undergraduate students in the United States today are first-generation college students, meaning that neither parent has a bachelor’s degree, according to a recent article by EAB (eab.com). At Scottsdale Community College, first-generation students constitute about 40 per…

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In the months leading up to the new school year, Scottsdale Unified School District officially named a number of new principals throughout the district – but at least one of those “new” principals will be a familiar face to students.

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The political action committee supporting the passage of Scottsdale’s bond package in November has taken steps to limit the effect it will have on the environment by committing to recycling all campaign signs after the election.

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With resident complaints about panhandling on the rise in Scottsdale, the city has taken a new approach by posting temporary signs that discourage people from giving out money at busy street corners.

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Facing a lawsuit over its own rules, the state Board of Education voted unanimously last week to repeal a requirement that sex-ed classes in Arizona “promote honor and respect for monogamous heterosexual marriage.’’

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The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is working with a northern Scottsdale hospital to investigate a possible case of tuberculosis at the facility.

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The ever-changing face of McDowell Road in southern Scottsdale lost an iconic storefront last week when workers began disassembling the Polynesian Dairy Queen building that sat near 68th Street for decades.

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The Scottsdale City Council approved density increases on hundreds of acres in the city’s northern reaches despite protests by nearby city and county residents.

A Scottsdale resident today filed an ethics complaint with the city against Councilman Guy Phillips over his involvement in the anti-Southbridge Two referendum drive and anonymous donations made through a GoFundMe page set up to benefit him following a work-related injury.

Responsible drivers are following all the steps recommended by Scottsdale police to avoid collisions and arrests, but irresponsible motorists are more impaired than ever by a potent mix of alcohol and drugs.

Petitioners seeking to put the Southbridge Two development before voters crossed their first major hurdle on Friday, turning in over 17,000 signatures to the city in support of their referendum.

Following Scottsdale City Council’s narrow approval of the Southbridge Two redevelopment on Dec. 4, a local political action committee made good on its threat to continue fighting the project.

An Arizona cattle rancher wants to ensure anything sold to Arizonans as “meat’’ came from something with at least two legs, if not more.