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Jerry Hairston, Jr.

After winning his career-first World Series with the New York Yankees last year, Scottsdale resident Jerry Hairston, Jr., signed a one-year contract with the San Diego Padres. This deal not only employs Hairston’s ability to play multiple positions as a utility player, but also puts him on the same team as his younger brother, Scott, for the first time—making the Hairstons the seventh set of brothers/teammates to play for the Padres. (The Hairstons are also the third family...

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Valley Insider’s Guide

With more than 200 combined years of Valley living, these prominent locals know the best things to see and do around our state. We asked for a few of their favorites—and though it was hard for them to decide—here’s what they had to say. (Be on the lookout for little-known Valley gems to try this summer.)

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

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Amazing Dads

They taught us how to play catch in the backyard. And they let us dance on their toes at our weddings. So on Father’s Day, we want to show our dads how much they mean to us. Find out how these A-plus pops are able to make their children their priority and what they are most looking forward to on June 20.

 Tom Wells

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Arizona’s 3rd Congressional Race

Since 1994, John Shadegg, Arizona’s 3rd Congressional incumbent, has played a pivotal role in Washington fighting for local issues. Now after 16 years in office, Congressman Shadegg has decided to not run for re-election; instead, he has chosen to retire. With the announcement of his retirement, seven congressional hopefuls entered the campaigning arena in search of our support and our vote. To help better acquaint our readers with those candidates in the running, Arizona Foothills Magazine has contacted the Congressional candidates with what are sure to be frequently asked questions. Here’s what the candidates had to say.

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MASK Shows Students Danger of Texting and Driving

MASK (Mothers' Awareness on School-Age Kids) launched their final drill for the Paradise Valley School District 2009/2010 school year. The topic was the dangers of texting and driving and was held at Pinnacle High School in North Phoenix.

texting while driving

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