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New garage signals first sign of Overstreet project in downtown
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New garage signals first sign of Overstreet project in downtown

September 25th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Visitors to downtown Chandler now have a new place to park after the first structure of the much-heralded Overstreet project opened. A five-floor, 350-stall parking garage was opened at the northeast corner...
No Libertarian allowed to run for governor this year
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No Libertarian allowed to run for governor this year

September 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services For the first time in more than two decades, Arizonans won’t have the option to vote for a Libertarian Party candidate for governor. And that’s exactly the way Republican lawmakers...
New workout studio coming to Ocotillo
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New workout studio coming to Ocotillo

September 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff SPENGA, a workout studio that combines spin, strength and yoga in one 60-minute session, is coming to Ocotillo on Nov. 1. The studio, to be located at 1075 W. Queen Creek Road, boasts experienced instructors...
No voter should have to experience hassles at the polls
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No voter should have to experience hassles at the polls

September 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By David Leibowitz, Columnist A fellow could write a half-dozen interesting columns discussing the surprises that occurred on Primary Election Day 2018. This is a different column, however. It concerns a non-surprise that...
No matter how you vote, always vote for the children
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No matter how you vote, always vote for the children

September 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By O. Robin Sweet, Guest Writer In November, Arizona voters will decide whether expanding the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program makes sense. It was originally started to help the parents of disabled children,...
Perry High badminton swinging for  a state-title repeat
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Perry High badminton swinging for a state-title repeat

September 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Eric Newman, Staff Writer The celebration of the 2017 state championship was bittersweet for the Perry High badminton team. Elated to go 18-0 and claim the school’s first state title, there was an overwhelming feeling that...
Orlando returning to Chandler City Council for third new tour of duty
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Orlando returning to Chandler City Council for third new tour of duty

September 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Matt Orlando is adding another term of service to the City of Chandler on his resume. After a see-saw battle with Matt Eberle, Orlando joined incumbent Chandler City Council members Terry Roe and Rene Lopez...
‘Princess’ business adds sparkle, magical fun to parties
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‘Princess’ business adds sparkle, magical fun to parties

September 21st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Children captivated by princesses with flowing hair, shimmering crowns and glamorous gowns, who defeat evil forces to fulfill their dreams, can get up-close to their heroines thanks to a...
‘Phenomenon’ winner presents a show for all ages
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‘Phenomenon’ winner presents a show for all ages

September 21st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Staff Mike Super doesn’t consider being a magician a job. The “Phenomenon” winner feels like he won the jackpot. “I get to be a big kid and do what I love,” said Super, who plays Chandler...
Queen Creek celebrates history with Founders’ Day
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Queen Creek celebrates history with Founders’ Day

September 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Laura Latzko, Contributor The town of Queen Creek was officially incorporated in 1989, but it has a much deeper history. Native American communities, homesteaders and immigrants made their home in the area that is now Queen...