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Furniture shop helps needy bridge gap
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Furniture shop helps needy bridge gap

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lee Shappell, Managing Editor Furniture that’s as good as new … at prices that can’t be beat … for a great cause, helping families and veterans who are on the street. At the new Got Legs Furniture & Décor Store in...
Food truck ‘FEASTival’ returns to Chandler
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Food truck ‘FEASTival’ returns to Chandler

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Food trucks are back in Chandler after a three-year hiatus, and residents are eating them up. Chandler FEASTival returned to the city Sept. 9, and the next one will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22 at...
East Valley’s Lydia ties one on with ‘Liquor’
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East Valley’s Lydia ties one on with ‘Liquor’

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mckayla Hull, Contributor The East Valley-based musicians in the indie rock band Lydia say if they were making music for their old fans, they wouldn’t have any listeners left. “It’s so incredible how fans have stuck with...
Culture Club singer says he’s ‘authentic’ on stage
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Culture Club singer says he’s ‘authentic’ on stage

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Staff Boy George wants Culture Club fans to know he’s kinder and gentler than he was in the ’80s. “I’ve become a much warmer human being,” Boy George says. “In 1984, we went from tiny...
Co-working firm picks Viridian for second Arizona facility
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Co-working firm picks Viridian for second Arizona facility

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Hines, the international real estate firm, has announced that Workuity, a coworking firm, is leasing 19,787 square feet at the Offices at Chandler Viridian for its second location in Arizona. Workuity...
Church, nonprofit come to aid of impoverished Venezuelans
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Church, nonprofit come to aid of impoverished Venezuelans

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Venezuela has plummeted to the bottom of the world economy, and its communist government has made it almost impossible for churches to come to its people’s aid. But a small congregation in Mesa and a...
Christian Yoga founder sells clothing to help others
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Christian Yoga founder sells clothing to help others

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda, Contributor Elena Porter is no Pollyanna, despite the similarity with the name of Eleanor Porter, author of “Polyanna.” The 1913 novel, which spawned a series of books, is the basis of what’s still...
Chandler teen eager for role in ‘Seussical Jr.’
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Chandler teen eager for role in ‘Seussical Jr.’

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor A Chandler girl is fired up to play a “sassy” kangaroo in a Dr. Seuss musical in Mesa. Ellie Takeuchi, 14, a freshman at Arizona College Preparatory – Erie, is playing the role of “Sour...
Chandler residents may see lower health insurance premiums
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Chandler residents may see lower health insurance premiums

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alexis Egeland, Cronkite News After several years of double- and triple-digit increases in health insurance premiums, Chandler and the rest of Arizona could see premiums fall more than 4 percent in 2019 – one of only 11...
Chandler organizations get boost to expand arts
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Chandler organizations get boost to expand arts

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Several Chandler organizations are getting a boost to help sustain and expand their arts programs. The Arizona Commission on the Arts recently awarded 38 grants to Arizona schools and nonprofit...