2018 September Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 9

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Robo Calls on the Rise
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Robo Calls on the Rise

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By Bryan Pietsch, Cronkite News Chandler residents who think they’ve been getting a lot of robo calls aren’t imagining things. They are. Robocalls skyrocketed for every area code in Arizona in the first half of this year,...
ASU prof’s Project Humanities rolls out programs for fall
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ASU prof’s Project Humanities rolls out programs for fall

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By SanTan Sun News Staff   If you happened to pass near a downtown Phoenix coffee house on an evening back in April of this year, you may have heard the voices of an impassioned discussion about the future of technology and...
4 cats, 4 dogs eager to find homes in Chandler
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4 cats, 4 dogs eager to find homes in Chandler

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By Santan Sun News Staff Chandler residents looking for a pet might want to consider the four dogs and four cats looking for homes at two rescue shelters in the area. Three of the dogs and three cats are now at Friends for Life...
We wish we didn’t need your support, but…
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We wish we didn’t need your support, but…

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By Dan Shufelt, Guest Writer I enjoy sharing the work we do every day at Arizona Helping Hands with our community. I believe it’s important to spread the word of a small charity making a BIG difference for the 15,000+ children...
Two businesses team up to help county’s sheltered canines
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Two businesses team up to help county’s sheltered canines

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Mike Casten of Gilbert and Rebecca and Paul Tolani of Ahwatukee have a couple things in common: They both own pet-related businesses and they both love the clientele their businesses cater to. So, after Casten told the Tolainis...
With no police powers, Arizona Rangers still protect and serve
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With no police powers, Arizona Rangers still protect and serve

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By Cecilia Chan, Staff While Arizona was a territory, a company of men rode its untamed terrain on horseback, chasing down rustlers, murderers and other scofflaws. The Arizona Rangers combated lawlessness for nearly eighty years...
Third of CUSD pupils failed test
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Third of CUSD pupils failed test

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By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor More than a third of all Chandler Unified School District students who took the AzMERIT statewide test for English Language Arts and math last school year failed. Yet, the total percentage of...
Volunteers needed for award-winning literacy program
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Volunteers needed for award-winning literacy program

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By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Volunteers are needed for an unusual and award-winning reading program that has helped boost reading levels among children in public housing and foster their love of the written word. ASPIRE...