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Fired Pie offers cool treats for summer
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Fired Pie offers cool treats for summer

June 27th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Niki D’Andrea Let’s buck tradition and start with dessert, because that’s really why we go to Fired Pie on a summer day. There is one item on Fired Pie’s dessert menu – The Fired Pookie, a chocolate chip cookie...
North Chandler Corridor gets boost with Turbo Resources groundbreaking
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North Chandler Corridor gets boost with Turbo Resources groundbreaking

June 26th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky The North Chandler Corridor received a shot in the arm on June 2 when Turbo Resources officially broke ground on its new global headquarters at Westech Corporate Center, at Arizona Avenue and Palomino Drive. The...
A big heart and a love for music launched a bluegrass empire
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A big heart and a love for music launched a bluegrass empire

June 25th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ralph Zubiate   Anni Beach of Chandler is the kind of substitute teacher any kid would want. Fun-loving, kindhearted and uniquely talented, the teacher created a neighborhood band that’s been going strong for 23 years....
Open house to reveal magic of STEM subjects at summer camps
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Open house to reveal magic of STEM subjects at summer camps

June 25th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Families can learn how sharks, lemurs and national monuments will bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects to life for children at summer camps during an open house. The New World...
The Corporation Commission does not need to be reformed
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The Corporation Commission does not need to be reformed

June 24th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Trautschold   Howard Fischer’s article in the “East Valley Tribune” on June 4 revealed a serious problem with Arizona’s Corporation Commission: corruption, revealed via bribery allegations against former...
Local students named National Merit Scholarship winners
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Local students named National Merit Scholarship winners

June 24th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News staff The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced over 3,200 National Merit Scholarship winners, including 20 Chandler students, on June 7. National Merit Scholarships are funded by U.S. colleges and...
City offering small business development workshops
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City offering small business development workshops

June 23rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff A series of free small business development workshops are coming to Chandler. The City of Chandler’s Economic Development Division and Chandler Library have partnered in hosting several free workshops...
Bribery case snares key East Valley players
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Bribery case snares key East Valley players

June 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Gary Nelson After years of shadowy suggestions that something might be rotten at the Arizona Corporation Commission, the first indictment boils down to something most people can understand: A bald-faced case of quid pro quo...
Local teen earns national art award
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Local teen earns national art award

June 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News STAFF A Chandler teenager is getting national recognition for her artistic ability. Cassidy Potts, 17, who was a senior at Hamilton High School at the time, received the American Visions Award, presented by...
Teen grows out hair to benefit kids
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Teen grows out hair to benefit kids

June 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Leah Merrall Harrison Healy of Chandler was just 8 years old when he decided to grow out his hair to cut and donate to charity. The first time he cut it, he was 10. Now, four years later, the 14-year-old just donated his hair...