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This Week

NEWS ............................... 18 School board to wrestle with enrollment drops.

NEIGHBORS ................22 Homes to dream about open their doors.

Galleries aim for clout with city / P. 40

Sunday, November 11, 2018

420 win dominates election results

After voters speak, city weighs Prop 420 impact

Newcomer joins 2 incumbents in victory

BY WAYNE SCHUTSKY Progress Managing Editor

BY WAYNE SCHUTSKY Progress Managing Editor

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fter a contentious years-long battle over the future of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Scottsdale voters unequivocally threw their support behind Proposition 420, the city charter amendment giving them �inal say in new development on the site. With 345,000 ballots in the county still uncounted as of presstime Friday, unof�icial returns had the Prop 420 passing with with

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(Pablo Robles/Progress Staff Photographer)

Sandy Schemkat and Tom Durham, treasurer of Protect Our Preserve Political Action Committee, celebrated the passage of Prop 420.

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n Scottsdale’s �ive-way race for three open City Council seats, voters ultimately ousted one-term incumbent David Smith in favor of newcomer Solange Whitehead. Whitehead said throughout her campaign that the debate over the future of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve inspired her to run for of�ice and she garnered support from like-minded voters.

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Local heroes a part of Phoenix Veterans Day Parade BY WAYNE SCHUTSKY Progress Managing Editor

SPORTS .......................... 36 High school legend memorialized forever.

NEIGHBORS ........................ 22 LOOKING BACK ..................30 BUSINESS ............................. 33 OPINION .............................. 35 SPORTS ................................36 ARTS ................................... 40 FOOD & DRINK...................43 CLASSIFIEDS ....................... 45

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hough separated by generations, Scottsdale residents Abby Malchow and the late Mike Rizzo have one thing in common – they served. Malchow and Rizzo were selected earlier this year to serve as Grand Marshals at the 2018 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade tomorrow, Nov. 12, in central Phoenix. Every year, the parade, now in its 22nd year, selects seven veterans to represent each era of service dating back to World War II. The community nominates eligible veterans over the summer. Paula Pedene, founder of the Honoring

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(Pablo Robles/Progress Staff Photographer)

(Pablo Robles/Progress Staff Photographer)

U.S. Naval Reserve Chief Petty Officer Abby Malchow is a Grand Marshal representing veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom at the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade. The Scottsdale resident is an advocate for improving mental health care for veterans.

Parade Grand Marshal and Korean War veteran Frank Doherty holds up a photo of World War II veteran Mike Rizzo. Rizzo, a Scottsdale resident, had been selected as a Grand Marshal representing World War II veterans but passed away before the event.

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