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1999 Stories by Laura Laughlin

Archives: 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • Lost World

    published December 30, 1999

    More than 20 years ago, in an unparalleled community effort, Mesa residents built the Little Adobe Schoolhouse, an authentic reproduction of More >>

  • Targets Beyond The Turf

    published December 16, 1999

    Russell Hamblin's black 1998 Honda Civic was still dripping with suds and water when the other car rolled up to the near-deserted Chandler car... More >>

  • Wrong Place, Wrong Time

    published December 16, 1999

    Dozens of Valley residents have been killed or injured in the past decade as gang violence has spread beyond fights between gang members. A New... More >>

  • Abated Breath

    published October 28, 1999

    Los Arcos developers intend to divert about $541,000 a year in property taxes currently earmarked for public schools to an independent board that... More >>

  • What's Up, Doc?

    published October 28, 1999

    Dr. Mary Rimsza, a pediatrician and leading advocate for abused and neglected children, has ended her careerlong affiliation with the county... More >>

  • War of the Wards

    published September 30, 1999

    What calls itself a hospital, has acted like a hospital since its formation 16 years ago, is licensed as a general hospital in the state of... More >>

  • Skipping to Re-election

    published September 2, 1999

    When the final grain of sand ran out of the official timer, the forum in the Kenilworth Elementary School gymnasium was called to attention.... More >>

  • Charter Charter Bang Bang

    published August 19, 1999

    Glen Gaddie wants you to know this: He is not his brother's keeper. As the head of the Burke Basic School, a charter school that opened in Mesa on... More >>

  • Growing Complicated

    published August 5, 1999

    The governor's Growing Smarter Commission is visiting a dozen cities in Arizona this summer, offering free cookies and drinks and a 13-page draft... More >>

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