HOTLINE: Thursday, April 10

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Family Dollar Closing approximately 370 stores 
The company's merchandise inventories at March 1, 2014, were $1.7 billion compared with $1.5 billion at March 2, 2013. Average inventory per store at the end of the second quarter of fiscal 2014 was 2.1 percent higher than the average inventory per store at the end of the second quarter of  fiscal 2013.
Highway Patrol to stop Distracted Driving 
Intensive DPS patrol effort to curb distracted driving will start on April 10. changing driving behavior through education and enforcement of our existing traffic laws. will continue to target collision causing violations while documenting those directly attributed to driver distraction. 
The United States Tennis Association National Championship in Surprise
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is holding the 2014 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship in Surprise, Arizona. 64 teams representing colleges and universities throughout the country will compete April 10-12, 2014. Surprise Tennis & Racquet Center 14469 W Paradise Ln, Surprise, AZ 85374. 
22nd Annual Construction Networking Event
The Phoenix Street Transportation Department is hosting its 22nd annual Construction Networking Event to highlight opportunities for local businesses to participate in a wide array of construction activities throughout the city.  The event will be held from 2-4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Steele Indian School Park Memorial Hall, at Third Street and Indian School Road.  
Real-time social media posts at City Council meetings
This afternoon, the city will begin an effort to provide real-time updates about decisions being made at Tempe City Council meetings as one additional way of communicating with community members. The COW meeting starts at 4 p.m. today inside the City Council Chambers, 31 E. Fifth St. Tweets are scheduled to start with this meeting.
Chick-Fil-A Grand Opening
Location: Chick-Fil-A
Crossroads: 101 & Shea, east to 89th Place
10652 N. 89th Place
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Now Open
Town Hall Discussion on Early Childhood Education in Arizona
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will lead An engaging, interactive presentation and town hall discussion regarding early education in Arizona.  Audience members will create recommendations and actions steps to improve early education in Arizona.  Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 8:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.Phoenix Public Library, Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N Central Ave.Phoenix, 85004