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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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Banner MD Anderson leads fight on skin cancer

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Sheldon Riggs said his right forearm started itching one day and continued to do so the next morning when he woke up. He scratched and felt a sharp nerve pain...

Town Council candidates heading to finish line

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Gilbert is guaranteed at least one new face on Town Council as the 2018 primary campaign comes to an end Tuesday. But it remains to be seen how many of...

Gilbert HOA butts head with strip mall over doughnut shop hours

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor BoSa Donuts opened three years ago at Val Vista Marketplace, serving up sugary confections such as bear claws and apple fritters alongside cups of freshly brewed Colombian coffee. A robust...

Blind outdoorsman helps physically impaired hunt again

By Parker Shea GSN Contributing Writer Dan Ferraro awoke in a hospital bed, unable to remember anything from the prior three months. Valentine’s Day and Christmas were lost. His last memory was of being on a...

Mesa, Gilbert mayors side with APS in clean-energy suit

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor A legal challenge to the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona ballot initiative has high-profile backing from two East Valley mayors. Mesa Mayor John Giles and Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels...

Wetter-than-usual summer elevates EV mosquito risks

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A pickup truck mounted with a fogging machine drives along an East Valley roadway, unleashing chemicals into the night air in an effort to control mosquitoes and the disease...

Gilbert caregivers learn what dementia feels like

By Nick Serpa Cronkite News Vilma Bose places headphones over her ears and is greeted by the sounds of droning conversation, a fire engine and a door slamming. Next, she’s escorted to a dimly lit room...

Gilbert firm aims to keep employees fit

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor With his wife going to school, a 5-year-old daughter and a job, Brennan Gerle had his hands full. “I ate a lot of McDonald’s, a lot of fast food, anything...

Hundreds of EV kids expected at food-packing event

By Coty Dolores Miranda GSN Contributor More than 1,200 foster and developmentally challenged children and teens served by four nonprofits will have their own chance to give back when they convene Saturday, Aug. 18, to...

Local business riding the digital game tide

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Zach Riding sits before a computer screen with earphones on, his eyes fixated on his character’s avatar in the latest popular shoot-’em-up survival game. It was grand-opening day at Pure...