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Air-conditioning company gives mom cool surprise
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Air-conditioning company gives mom cool surprise

May 12th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, SanTan Staff Writer   A single mother of three juggling a full-time job as a teacher and a few other positions is sweating a little less now that a Chandler company gave her a cool surprise. Croffoot...
Arizonans dodged a bullet in failed redistricting plot
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Arizonans dodged a bullet in failed redistricting plot

May 12th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
by Jim Pederson, Guest Writer In 2000, a group of citizens came together and organized an initiative drive to amend the Arizona Constitution to permit the drawing of legislative and congressional districts by an independent...
Basha High bands to end year on high note
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Basha High bands to end year on high note

May 12th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Staff   Students in the large bands and smaller instrumental groups at Basha High School hope to end the school year on a high note. Their talent and hard work will be on display when they perform in...
Seton coach Karen Self in a class of her own
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Seton coach Karen Self in a class of her own

May 11th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jake Trybulski, Contributor   Seton Catholic High School coach Karen Self casually struts by a packed trophy case with Sentinel accomplishments from over the years. The school has had success in multiple sports, but Self...
Artist designs shade structure for new Chandler museum
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Artist designs shade structure for new Chandler museum

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alexis Andreopoulos, Staff   Chandler residents are finally getting what they have asked for – not just a new building for the Chandler Museum, but one with a shade structure bearing an artistic twist. In August 2017,...
Local Girl Scouts’ service projects earn top award
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Local Girl Scouts’ service projects earn top award

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Three local high school Girl Scouts proved their weight in gold when it comes to serving the community. Elena Boyd, 18; Aleayah Hughes, 18; and Danielle Manella, 17, recently received...
Chandler Center for the Arts plans exciting season
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Chandler Center for the Arts plans exciting season

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Michelle Mac Lennan, Contributor   Chandler Center for the Arts is proud to be the community’s place to experience music, dance, comedy, theater and arts. We thrive on the everyday wonder of a child seeing a ballet for...
China rule hits recycle program hard here
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China rule hits recycle program hard here

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rick Barrs, Staff Described as a “wakeup call” to the United States, the Republic of China’s decision to cease serving as a garbage dump for the world has crippled East Valley municipal recycling businesses, costing...
City may be first to adjust zoning laws for driverless vehicles
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City may be first to adjust zoning laws for driverless vehicles

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor   While local, state and federal officials are still working to prepare for driverless vehicles on the road, Chandler City Council also is addressing a relatively new concern – how to...
Chandler club offers comedy as acts and lessons
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Chandler club offers comedy as acts and lessons

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Children, teens and adults can get some comic relief and learn how to think on their feet at an unusual business in downtown Chandler. Unlike venues where comedians tell jokes parents...