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Chandler schools earn prestigious A+ award
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Chandler schools earn prestigious A+ award

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Several Chandler schools are celebrating after earning the equivalent of a gold star for their academics, parental involvement, culture and other strengths. Basha High, Carlson...
Two Congress members civilly discuss their differences
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Two Congress members civilly discuss their differences

May 9th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Staff   The East Valley Partnership’s annual Statespersons Luncheon brought together two members of Congress from across the aisle who bridged the partisan divide to discuss NAFTA and other issues that...
As thermometer gets set to climb, climate experts worry
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As thermometer gets set to climb, climate experts worry

May 9th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Katriona Martin, Cronkite News   As temperatures in the East Valley were predicted to hit over 100 the early part of next week, some climate researchers predict Arizona could be unlivable by 2050. Not all climate forecasts...
El Sol in Chandler withstands test of time
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El Sol in Chandler withstands test of time

May 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Many restaurants have come and gone in Chandler over the last few decades, but one has consistently been attracting diners who crave its authentic, homemade tortillas and other Mexican food. El...
Seton Catholic Prep seniors to mark commencement
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Seton Catholic Prep seniors to mark commencement

May 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Seton Catholic Preparatory graduating seniors soon will celebrate a milestone and gear up for promising futures during a faith-filled commencement. Nearly 130 Seton seniors are expected...
A.J. Chandler built region with vision – and fraud
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A.J. Chandler built region with vision – and fraud

May 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mike Butler, Contributor   As Dr. A.J. Chandler neared his 80th birthday in 1939 – with the city that bore his name gleaming like an emerald in the desert – a writer for Arizona Highways magazine approached the...
School may last longer now as walkout ends
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School may last longer now as walkout ends

May 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services and Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor   A tumultuous two weeks in school districts across Chandler and the state came to an end May 3 after Republican lawmakers pushed through –...
Widowed Chandler mom helps heroes and families
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Widowed Chandler mom helps heroes and families

May 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Angela Harrolle has traveled the world and protected dignitaries in high-risk positions as a special agent for the U.S. Department of State. But the Chandler mother of two never imagined...
Wedding planner blends rituals for celebrations
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Wedding planner blends rituals for celebrations

May 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Jo Ann M. Grant considers herself an architect who helps people create their ideal weddings from scratch. Whether it involves a groom making a grand entrance on a white horse as part of an...
As endurance is tested, honor those who died
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As endurance is tested, honor those who died

May 4th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DR. RABBI IRWIN WIENER. Guest Writer The one thing that man has perfected above all else is the art of war. The one thing that man has yet to perfect is the art of peace. The many we honor on Memorial Day are truly...