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Invest for Ed, dark money measures may go on ballot
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Invest for Ed, dark money measures may go on ballot

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Arizonans may get a chance in November to weigh in on a proposal to tax the rich to provide more money for public education and another that would require full disclosure of any groups or...
Humble Pie brings wood-fired oven pizza to Ocotillo
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Humble Pie brings wood-fired oven pizza to Ocotillo

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Chandler residents craving the crisp crust of pizza made in a wood-fired oven topped with fresh vegetables and rich meats no longer have to drive to another part of the Valley because Humble Pie...
HIV testing lags despite increase in cases since 2011
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HIV testing lags despite increase in cases since 2011

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By JENNIFER MAGANA Cronkite News A dozen people waited at a Phoenix Walgreens on a Wednesday in late June to get tested for HIV. One by one, they were called into a small room, asked a few general questions and had a finger...
Goldwater Institute demands punishing striking teachers
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Goldwater Institute demands punishing striking teachers

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan Staff While many schoolboards, including Tempe Union and Kyrene, stood in solidarity with striking teachers last spring, the Goldwater Institute wants the state Board of Education to virtually make sure that...
God will light the way when we lose memory
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God will light the way when we lose memory

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DR. RABBI IRWIN WIENER Guest Writer How many times have we gazed out into space without remembering the reason for our hesitation? I would guess it’s more times than we care to remember. It is scary because we do not know if...
Gilbert apartment project riles Chandler neighbors
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Gilbert apartment project riles Chandler neighbors

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By wayne schutsky Staff Just months after the controversial City Gate apartment development fell apart in Gilbert due to resident backlash, the Town Council will consider approving another contested apartment project. This time...
Find your oasis of sustaining peace in God
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Find your oasis of sustaining peace in God

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By LYNNE HARTKE Guest Writer The songbirds at the backyard feeders were skittish. Nervous. Grabbing one seed and flying away. A male verdin, whose tiny face looked like he had dipped in a mustard pot, wouldn’t pose for...
Downtown Chandler’s future growth looks bright
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Downtown Chandler’s future growth looks bright

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By mayor jay tibshraeny Contributor Downtowns can define cities. While neighborhoods and employment corridors strongly add to a city’s success, city centers are often what create a city’s character – good or bad. I recently...
Dignity’s Volunteen program winding up 12th year
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Dignity’s Volunteen program winding up 12th year

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By santan sun news staff Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center held their Summer Volunteen program for the 12th straight year. Since 2006, the volunteer services program has included...
City seeks vendors for Chuck Wagon Cook-Off at Tumbleweed Ranch
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City seeks vendors for Chuck Wagon Cook-Off at Tumbleweed Ranch

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of chandler Chandler’s annual family-friendly culinary competition, the Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, is inviting vendors to participate in the 2018 event Nov. 10 at Tumbleweed Ranch. Vendors who specialize in food and...