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Outpouring of love and support shown for Heap family after girl’s death
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Outpouring of love and support shown for Heap family after girl’s death

May 12th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   Instead of going to practice, Queen Creek High School football players recently showed their support for the family of Todd Heap by giving #hugsforholly outside the Queen Creek Target and Harkins...
Chandler, Queen Creek teens earn prestigious Girl Scout award
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Chandler, Queen Creek teens earn prestigious Girl Scout award

May 12th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Three Chandler girls and one Queen Creek girl are getting recognized for giving back to the community. Kathlene Hartle, Amanda Molina and Claire Mushet of Chandler and Justice Williams of Queen Creek recently...
Chandler ranked 44th most expensive city to rent in the nation
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Chandler ranked 44th most expensive city to rent in the nation

May 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Chandler ranked as the 44th most expensive city in which to rent in the nation in the May 2017 National Rent Report. The report was released by the Zumper National Rent Index, made by website Zumper.com,...
Parents’ deaths from cancer led vice mayor’s wife from despair to hope
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Parents’ deaths from cancer led vice mayor’s wife from despair to hope

May 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak   There is a segment of Chandler author Lynne Hartke’s new book where she writes about her mother’s final weeks in terms of a relay race. “Mom’s job will be to place the baton in my outstretched...
Entrepreneurs turn oats into big breakfast venture, seek Chandler space
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Entrepreneurs turn oats into big breakfast venture, seek Chandler space

May 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Shelley Gillespie Rushing out the door without breakfast is a common approach for many. When the need for food arises, people often stop for a breakfast sandwich. Brian Tate and Jeff Yauck tried that approach, but it didn’t...
Chandler teen becomes first female football player to sign national letter of intent
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Chandler teen becomes first female football player to sign national letter of intent

May 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Skoda A Basha High School senior is burning brightly in the national spotlight now, but it all really began more than a decade ago. Becca Longo became the first female football player to sign a national letter of intent...
Chandler mom who gave birth to micro-preemie celebrates his growth
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Chandler mom who gave birth to micro-preemie celebrates his growth

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Mother’s Day is a special time, when women often reflect on how much their babies, whether they are infants or adults, have grown and accomplished. But Chandler resident Mitzie Warner, 39, may be counting her...
Kyrene, other school leaders express alarm over funding to Chandler committee
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Kyrene, other school leaders express alarm over funding to Chandler committee

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Arizona’s three universities no longer form a pipeline of teachers for the state’s public schools. Half the freshmen in the state’s university system come from only 11 percent of Arizona’s high schools....
Lost diamond has a happy ending for newly engaged Chandler woman
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Lost diamond has a happy ending for newly engaged Chandler woman

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Lisa Steinbring won’t forget the weekend of April 22 very quickly. She only has to look at the ring on her left hand to remember a 48-hour roller coaster of emotion. Not only did she accept Ron...
Chandler bloggers are Valley’s only nominees for James Beard Awards
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Chandler bloggers are Valley’s only nominees for James Beard Awards

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mike Butler Although top Valley chefs were snubbed by this year’s James Beard awards, a Chandler couple is in the running for one of the prestigious 2017 Media Awards. Michelle Jacoby and Mark Lipczynski, former Arizona...