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  • May 22, 2015

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Special Olympics All-Stars

Special Olympics USA softball team member Ruben Parra of Tucson makes a play at first base during a scrimmage against Abbott Labs with CG Cactus Tornados Sunday morning at Vista Grande High School. The team is preparing for the Special Olympics World Summer Games July 25 to Aug. 2 in Los Angeles. The Arizona softball team is one of three teams representing the U.S. The other two are from Southern California and Missouri. 

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  • Sewer, trash fees to rise under plan

    Doug Sandstrom, Casa Grande’s finance director, proposes increasing residential wastewater fees by $3 a month and trash collection fees by $3.…

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  • CAC board OKs pay hike

    SIGNAL PEAK — The Central Arizona College Governing Board approved a 4 percent raise for full-time staff Tuesday night.

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  • CG population increases 2.1%

    PHOENIX -- Casa Grande grew 2.1 percent in the last year to 51,478 residents, a growth rate of 3.4 percent since 2010, according to new figures today from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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  • Special DUI enforcement planned

    The Casa Grande Police Department has announced a special DUI patrol for Memorial Day weekend. 

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Feds providing $50M to save water

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government will invest nearly $50 million in water conservation and reuse projects in 12 drought-stricken Western states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Wednesday.

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Banks to plead guilty to market rigging

WASHINGTON — Four of the world’s biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal prosecutors have wrung an admission of criminal wrongdoing from a major financial institution.

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High School Football: Coaches happy with spring progress

Coaches at Casa Grande Union, Vista Grande and Mission Heights were pleased and encouraged by the turnout level for spring football practice. Foundations were established during the two weeks of padless workouts, and the process will continue throughout the summer with weightroom work, agility drills and 7-on-7 games.

  • icon Updated: May 19

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