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The internet is so essential in her Maricopa home, slowdowns and buffering were pushing Danika Pulido to jump off wi-fi and onto her cell plan to surf the web. Photo by Kyle Norby

The coronavirus pandemic turned everyday routines upside down.We are all using the internet basically all day long.. Millions of U.S. families hunkered down together under...

Peaceful protesters gathered outside City Hall, which is next to Maricopa Police Station, before a city council meeting Tuesday. Photo by Kyle Norby

As protesters again gathered in Maricopa, this time at City Hall, people inside the building were calling for calmness and unity. Before the city council...

MUSD Governing Board members (from left) Ben Owen, Torri Anderson, Jim Jordan, Patti Coutre and AnnaMarie Knorr have kept to social-distancing protocols during meetings and are trying to work out what that will look like district-wide when classes come back in session. (MUSD)

Maricopa Unified School District has $950,000 from the CARES Act, but it’s seeing the costs ahead as it plans an opening strategy in the...

John and Mary Lou Smith (left) are the names behind a scholarship facilitated by Maricopa Community Foundation and this year presented to (top) A'Shayla Anderson, Jiselle Diaz, (center) Kanthikan Kanjana, (bottom) Breanna Fitch and Regan Elsberry.

Thanks to the generosity of one local family, the Maricopa Community Foundation has awarded $12,500 in scholarships for 2020 to seniors who live in...