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Seton Catholic credits Blue Ribbon for enrollment increase
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Seton Catholic credits Blue Ribbon for enrollment increase

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY joyce valdez Guest Writer Seton Catholic Prep, the East Valley’s only Catholic high school, will welcome back students Aug. 8 for the 2018-19 school year. Seton will begin the academic year with about 605 students, a slight...
Rising rabies cases in state could get worse, officials fear
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Rising rabies cases in state could get worse, officials fear

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By SARABETH HENNE Cronkite News Rabies cases in Arizona have risen sharply this year compared to the same time last year, and state health officials said the problem is only likely to get worse as the weather heats up. There were...
Ocotillo mom crafts her way to ‘Making It’
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Ocotillo mom crafts her way to ‘Making It’

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Ocotillo interior designer Joanna Gick likes to say she got lucky. For starters, she and her husband, David, found the perfect home. “We bought a house on a golf course that was a foreclosure...
Next governor could impact abortion in Arizona
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Next governor could impact abortion in Arizona

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services The president’s choice for a new Supreme Court justice earlier this month means the ability of Arizona women to terminate a pregnancy likely depends on who is elected governor in...
New principals begin year at four Kyrene schools
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New principals begin year at four Kyrene schools

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY ERIN HELM Guest Writer While Kyrene School District students have been celebrating the summer, teachers, staff and leaders have been hard at work preparing for those students’ return. Every fall, fresh faces join the Kyrene...
New kind of canine joins area police department
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New kind of canine joins area police department

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By CECILIA CHAN Staff Meet Mesa Police’s newest officer in training, a 16-week-old English Labrador retriever named Macy. She’s learning the basic commands, such as “sit,” “come here,” “stay” and “leave it,”...
Lisa Loeb playing two shows in the Valley
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Lisa Loeb playing two shows in the Valley

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Arizona has been good to singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb. She counts renowned Valley chef Mark Tarbell among her good friends, and enjoys her time around town. “We’ve had lots of fun adventures...
Limahl isn’t ‘too shy’ to dig on his peers for a laugh
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Limahl isn’t ‘too shy’ to dig on his peers for a laugh

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski Staff Fronted by frosted-tipped singer Limahl, Kajagoogoo had one of the biggest 1980s hits in the synth-heavy “Too Shy.” Aided by heavy rotation on MTV, “Too Shy” peaked at No. 5 on the...
Kyrene’s vision: Help students be all they can be
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Kyrene’s vision: Help students be all they can be

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY DR. JAN VESELY Kyrene Superintendent The beginning of a new school year, like the dawning of a new day, reminds us that the future in Kyrene School District holds infinite possibilities. This time of year is an especially...
‘It’s OK to Not Be OK’ for Fairy Bones
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‘It’s OK to Not Be OK’ for Fairy Bones

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By mckayla hull GETOUT Contributing Writer Whether it’s through social media or her music with Tempe-based Fairy Bones, guitarist-singer Chelsey Louise isn’t afraid to share her struggles with mental illness. “I’m trying...