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From left, MAC Superintendent Greg Main, Master Gardener Dave Brady, SNAP-Ed Instructional Specialist Carol Diemer and County Extension Director Edward Martin discuss the possibilities of a small-acreage farming program for new growers. Photo by Raquel Hendrickson

So, you want to be a farmer?IF YOU GO What: Small-Acreage Farming Opportunity When: Oct. 25, 8:30 a.m. Where: Maricopa Agricultural Center, 37860 W. Smith-Enke Road Info: http://cals-mac.arizona.edu/  The...

Kristina Begonja asked the MUSD board not to move her from Butterfield to Saddleback, where enrollment has jumped. Instead, the district was able to hire another teacher. Photo by Michelle Chance

Enrollment at the Maricopa Unified School District is below initial projections, school officials said last week. At an MUSD Governing Board meeting Wednesday, Superintendent Steve...