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Mesnard: Legislature may decide Confederate statues’ fate
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Mesnard: Legislature may decide Confederate statues’ fate

September 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By HOWARD FISCHER, Capitol Media Services Gov. Doug Ducey’s assertions that he has no role in deciding the future of four Confederate monuments on state land appear not to be backed up by statute, according to a key state...
Rawhide cuts public hours, looks to events
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Rawhide cuts public hours, looks to events

September 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Staff Writer Rawhide Western Town & Event Center is dramatically reducing its hours starting Friday, Sept. 1, in response to a decline in attendance in recent years. Instead, the 1880s-themed Old West...
Students excel in classical language competition
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Students excel in classical language competition

September 3rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Socrates and Julius Caesar might have been impressed with some East Valley students who demonstrated their knowledge of ancient Greeks and Romans at a recent competition. A student from BASIS Chandler and...
Despite heat, premium courses attract bargain-hunting golfers
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Despite heat, premium courses attract bargain-hunting golfers

September 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By FAITH PHARES, Cronkite News With a floppy hat on her head and sunblock in hand, Viv Hynes prepares to play a round at the TPC Scottsdale golf club. It is above 100 degrees outside. “It’s mostly the prices,” she resident...
Cleaning company sweeps competition in food collection, donation drive
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Cleaning company sweeps competition in food collection, donation drive

September 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks A local company that tidies up homes in Chandler and around the East Valley is also skilled at helping people clean out their cupboards to feed those in need. The East Valley Cleaning Authority, based in...
Taking a tiny step toward meeting a massive need
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Taking a tiny step toward meeting a massive need

September 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
  It has been at least a decade, if not longer, that I’ve handled occasional stories about a Christian organization called Feed My Starving Children. Between the organization’s own announcements and news releases from...