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Are Photo Enforcement Cameras Needed In Buckeye?

Do you think that Buckeye should start using photo enforcement cameras? Other cities are going to be bringing them back into use and this is a great way to slow down speedy drivers and add some income to the city.   On Saturday, Oct. 1 photo enforcement cameras at the intersection of Alma School Road and […]

LED streetlights Save Millions For Cities but People Hate Them

LED streetlights are spreading like wildfire in cities as municipal governments take advantage of the cost savings offered by these energy efficient bulbs.   Should The City of Buckeye convert all the streetlights to LEDs now and save money for the future? Would a blue hue bother you? This conversion from conventional street lighting to […]

A Puff Of Smoke In Arizona Prop 205 Marijuana Tax Claim Ad

Supporters and opponents of recreational marijuana launched their first wave of TV ads this week in the fight over Arizona Proposition 205, and there’s already at least one claim that’s a puff of smoke. A nearly $1 million ad by the No on 205 campaign begins by referencing the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. […]

Arizona Loves Beer

Arizona loves beer more than 45 other states.   A survey conducted by Learndipity Data Insights reports Arizona is ranked fifth when it comes to beer being the preferred drink, 47 percent surveyed opting for beer as their drink of choice in social settings. Arizona has strong ties to the craft beer industry, with places such as […]

Teacher Accidentally Shares ‘Special Needs’ List With Class

The document was for other teachers and administrators to track students with behavioral problems The Paradise Valley School District says the list accidentally shared with a middle school class. Teachers at Explorer Middle School were working on a shared document, listing students who have behavioral issues and several absences. The district says the list was […]

If Prop 205 Passes A New State Agency Will Be Setting The Rules

In November, Arizonans will decide on legalizing recreational marijuana. The Arizona Department of Marijuana Licenses and Control, will decide on everything Approving and Declining licenses How much pot each retail store can produce Will regulate medical marijuana, which the Arizona Department of Health Services currently oversees  

Valley Boys Soccer Teams Won’t Playing With Girls

The Foothills Academy College Prep soccer team in Scottsdale is a small operation, but it has a big heart. The team is made up of boys and two sisters, Alyssa and Colette Hocking. The team has been working together for several years, and none of the boys have any issues playing with girls. Teammate Dallas Fox […]

Food prices in Arizona dropped 10 percent

Food shoppers are saving about 10 cents on the dollar compared to this time last year, according to the most recent data from the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey.   It gauges prices across the state. When comparing the third quarter data to the second quarter of 2016, retail food prices are down about […]

Arizona’s Hispanic businesses get boost from Fuerza Local

AZ’s growing Hispanic-owned business sector gets help from Fuerza Local   By Anthony Marroquin | Cronkite News Berni Reina and his wife were simultaneously laid off in 2013. The Avondale residents had no steady income and had to provide for their family, so the two began to look for work. The Avondale residents had no […]

Police investigating threats made to Phoenix area high schools

    Study revealed more than one-third of threats are being sent by social media and other electronic communication A new trend of threats by individuals outside of schools who try to distract police from crimes to extract revenge against their rivals   Update: Police say three juveniles have been arrested in connection with online posts that […]

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