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Districts warn teachers: Mind your T’s and Q’s
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Districts warn teachers: Mind your T’s and Q’s

May 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor   The petition drive for a ballot question on a proposed tax surcharge on high-income Arizonans to raise more money for public education has created a potential tempest with a T-shirt for...
Comic Fest brings out the Marvel-ous
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Comic Fest brings out the Marvel-ous

May 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Staff     Michael Rooker didn’t get into show business to entertain at comic festivals – but he sure loves being part of them. The star of “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “The...
Chandler High girls track team wins state title
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Chandler High girls track team wins state title

May 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   Girls track and field programs from across the Valley gathered last week at Mesa Community College for the state finals, but the tournament showcased one special group of superstars – the...
High school grads will shine at ceremonies
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High school grads will shine at ceremonies

May 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Some top students in Chandler high schools will earn recognition for their academic achievement as they take center stage at graduation. Valedictorians – seniors chosen largely for...
For Rep. Townsend and teacher critics, facts went bye-bye
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For Rep. Townsend and teacher critics, facts went bye-bye

May 21st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By David Leibowitz, Columnist   One of my favorite journalistic staples nowadays is the “fact check.” Typically, fact checks involve a media outlet assigning a 19-year-old college intern to gauge the truth of a public...
It’s a jungle in new miniature golf business
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It’s a jungle in new miniature golf business

May 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Starting a company is no monkey business, but a Chandler couple’s business does entail gorillas, lions and elephants. Debbie and David Lake recently opened Swingin’ Safari Golf, an...
Seniors prepare to bid goodbye to high school  
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Seniors prepare to bid goodbye to high school  

May 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Seniors at high schools in Chandler are preparing to celebrate a rite of passage with graduations this month. Seton Catholic seniors got a head start on their peers, graduating earlier...
Wingspan Aviation Center prepares for blast-off in Chandler
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Wingspan Aviation Center prepares for blast-off in Chandler

May 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   City and company officials are touting a scheduled May 22 groundbreaking at Chandler Municipal Airport as the beginning of “a new era of aviation service.” WingSpan Aviation Center-Chandler will...
‘The Diary of Anne Frank’
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‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

May 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By David M. Brown, Contributor   David Ira Goldstein always wanted to stage “The Diary of Anne Frank.” After wrapping a 26-year run as artistic director at the Arizona Theatre Company in June 2017, he opened a...
Chandler company turns the blues into green
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Chandler company turns the blues into green

May 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Tim Johns, Cronkite News   Bonded Logic Inc. is in the business of finding green in blue. The south Chandler textile recycling company collects thousands of pounds of denim jeans, shorts and jackets each year and gives...