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Arts center features classic tale in ‘Yellow Brick Road’
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Arts center features classic tale in ‘Yellow Brick Road’

June 21st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks,  Managing Editor   The story of a girl who left Kansas, encountered a Tin Man, Scarecrow, Munchkins and other magical creatures before professing there’s no place is like home will be brought to life...
Girl inspired at world’s largest swim lesson
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Girl inspired at world’s largest swim lesson

June 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Sue Breding, Guest Writer   She was only 2 when she started participating in the annual World’s Largest Swim Lesson event each June. Now, at age 10, even though as an accomplished swimmer she doesn’t need lessons...
Dad’s tragic loss inspired Chandler opioid help
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Dad’s tragic loss inspired Chandler opioid help

June 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Staff   Opiate addiction is a nationwide epidemic that claimed over 40,000 lives in 2016, and Gilbert father Randy Melle knows first-hand that the casualties of those overdoses are not the only victims....
Douglas’ war on evolution does a disservice to Arizona
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Douglas’ war on evolution does a disservice to Arizona

June 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Thomas H. Wilson, Guest Writer   Why in the world are we discussing the validity of biological evolution in 2018? Because Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas seeks to weaken science standards in...
Girls wrestling OK’d as emerging sport
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Girls wrestling OK’d as emerging sport

June 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   The Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Executive Board has added girls wrestling as an “emerging sport” sport for the upcoming high school winter season. The designation of...
Chandler store caters to carnivores
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Chandler store caters to carnivores

June 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor   Martha Neese still recalls how she and her husband, Gene, used to pack their suitcases with meat when they flew from Iowa to their second home in Ahwatukee. That was before the...
TV show features Chandler, EV dancers
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TV show features Chandler, EV dancers

June 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski , Staff   A Chandler man is among the Valley dancers competing for a $1 million grand prize on NBC’s “World of Dance.” The Valley contingent of performers includes a veteran robotics...
Chandler man and son explore The Holocaust’s horrors
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Chandler man and son explore The Holocaust’s horrors

June 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   As a Jewish boy growing up in Brooklyn during World War II, Bill Stone heard many stories about the Holocaust. But a trip to Poland with his son, Daniel, in April gave Chandler man a...
Village Health Club & Spa has swim programs
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Village Health Club & Spa has swim programs

June 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   Ocotillo Village Health Club & Spa has launched a number of aquatics programs and water fitness classes for all ages. Lessons for any level and age group include Little Flipper Swimming Lessons...
A Chandler son gives his life for our country
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A Chandler son gives his life for our country

June 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Chandler is mourning the loss of a soldier and Hamilton High School graduate who was killed by enemy fire in Somalia – the first Arizonan to die in combat since 2016. Staff Sgt....