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These stores will not be opening their doors on Thanksgiving this year

These days, it seems like Thanksgiving has become less about spending time with your family and enjoying some good food and more about getting the best deals and fighting with strangers over a discounted TV on Black Friday. This year, nearly 20 stores have promised to not open their doors on Thanksgiving this year. Check out the list below: Costco …

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Discover The Pulse & EVIT during annual EVIT Gives Back Expo

East Valley families can explore all that the East Valley Institute of Technology has to offer by attending the annual EVIT Gives Back Expo, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Dr. A. Keith Crandell (Main) Campus, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa. EVIT provides 40 advanced career and technical education programs tuition-free to high school students who …

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Mozilla launches Firefox for iPhone and iPad

Mozilla has released Firefox for iOS on the App Store for free. The WebKit-based web browser for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch features a Firefox-like design, Intelligent Search, Firefox Accounts, Visual Tabs, Private Browsing mode on iOS 9 or later and more. Firefox for iOS is now available. Install it here: https://t.co/8VAze1gMr1 / release notes: https://t.co/HaSn8LkYTX — Mozilla Releases (@MozillaReleases) …

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Daniel Fleetwood, first ‘Star Wars’ fan to see ‘The Force Awakens,’ passes away at 32

Daniel Fleetwood, a terminally ill cancer patient who was granted his dying wish to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has passed away at the age of 32. Fleetwood suffered from spindle cell sarcoma, a rare connective tissue cancer. In July, his doctors gave him only two months to live. The Star Wars fan’s last wish was to see the …

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It’s that time of year again for the annual EVIT Thanksgiving bake sale

Culinary Arts and Commercial Baking students at the East Valley Institute of Technology are prepping for one of their biggest events of the year: the annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale. Valley residents can get some help with their holiday baking by purchasing rolls, pies and more prepared by EVIT’s culinary and baking students. A dozen cottage cheese dill rolls are $4; …

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EVIT Foundation Breakfast event

On Wednesday, November 4, more than 350 supporters attended EVIT’s Breakfast and Fundraising Event to help current EVIT students with financial need, receive scholarships raising over $80,000.  The event was hosted at the EVIT Culinary Arts Banquet Hall from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. Many attending students shared remarkable stories of their success and opportunities EVIT provided for them. Steve Grosz, the …

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El Mirage football player ejection overturned

An Arizona high school football player who was ejected from a game for praising God after scoring a touchdown will not be suspended from an upcoming playoff game according to the Arizona Interscholastic Association who overturned 17-year-old Pedo Banda’s one-game suspension. Banda is a senior at Dysart High School and is the football team’s running back. After scoring a touchdown …

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3 earthquakes reported in Black Canyon city in the Phoenix area

Was that an earthquake? Arizona residents were awakened by  three earthquakes near the Phoenix area, on Sunday night. The first was reported at exactly 9 p.m. with a 3.2 magnitude according to the U.S Geological Survey. Following with a 4.1 magnitude earthquake at 11:30 pm and a 4.0 magnitude 20 minutes later. AZ Family reported, All three earthquakes were centered about …

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