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Former NFL player motivates Williams High School students

Former NFL quarterback Travis Brown spent six seasons leading his teammates with the Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts, and another four seasons leading his teammates at Northern Arizona University (NAU), but these days Brown is leading in other…

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Rio Rico teacher wins national prize for safety

Richard McPherson, agricultural science teacher at Rio Rico High School, received a national award for helping students recognize and mitigate workplace hazards while preparing them for the future. McPherson was named 2017 CareerSafe National Safety Educator of the Year at…

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Douglas Unified board finalizes changes to open enrollment

The Douglas School Board finalized its changes to the Open Enrollment policy at its Dec. 5 regular school board meeting. The changes will go into effect immediately. At the November special board meeting, the board discussed at length open enrollment…

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Quentin Elementary beats the odds, goes gold

After three years as a member of Beat the Odds, an initiative founded by the Center for the Future of Arizona, Quentin Elementary School in Avondale has been honored with the program’s prestigious gold award. Primarily serving schools with low-income,…

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Major Immigrant Integration Conference Underway in Phoenix

More than 1,000 people are attending the nation's largest conference on immigrant integration, today and tomorrow at the Phoenix Convention Center.  The event is designed to bring grassroots organizers together from across the county to fight the anti-immigrant policies of…

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Avondale offers grant funding for art programs

The City of Avondale is offering nonprofit agencies and educational organizations a chance to receive up to $1,000 in grant funding for art enrichment programs, community projects and special events that benefit the Avondale community.

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