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Let’s Keep Breaking Voter Turnout Records In Arizona
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Let’s Keep Breaking Voter Turnout Records In Arizona

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Diane E. Brown and Michele Reagan Guest Writers Maricopa County recently broke its record for voter turnout in a primary election. The uptick in voters, coupled with records broken by other counties across the state,...
Latest FBI Crime Report Offers Good News For Region
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Latest FBI Crime Report Offers Good News For Region

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Property crime dropped in East Valley cities during 2017, consistent with a nationwide trend that has been noted in the FBI’s annual Uniform Crime report for the past 15 years. The biggest declines were in...
Jobs Pouring Into East Valley As Firms Flock To Region
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Jobs Pouring Into East Valley As Firms Flock To Region

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff Writer Arizona’s job numbers are sizzling, but East Valley numbers are on fire. A recent report from the East Valley Partnership said the region’s six communities – Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe, Queen...
Hate And Indifference Common Around World
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Hate And Indifference Common Around World

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener Guest Writer The history of hate extends beyond our understanding of time and space. From Cain killing Abel to the present day, we have learned nothing about controlling the impulses to hate and destroy...
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Hamilton High’s Mindfulness Center Aims At Stress

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor In a time with rampant social media use, mass shootings and political turmoil, teenagers can easily get overwhelmed with stress, and they might not have the tools to tame their tension. Hamilton...
Fire Department, Schools Work Together For Safe Classrooms
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Fire Department, Schools Work Together For Safe Classrooms

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler In an unpredictable world, protecting children from danger is a responsibility shared by parents, teachers, public safety professionals and many others in the community. Fires and burns are some of the leading...
Festivals, Haunted Houses To Offer Spirited Fun
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Festivals, Haunted Houses To Offer Spirited Fun

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Children and adults who are eager to get their hands on pumpkins and taste the flavors of fall in food-filled festivals or step into spooky houses for some Halloween chills have lots of places to...
FDA warning comes late amid EV vaping epidemic
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FDA warning comes late amid EV vaping epidemic

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Smoking in the boy’s room has morphed into vaping in the boys and girls’ room as the national e-cigarette vaping epidemic engulfs East Valley schools — possibly making teenagers a new generation hooked on...
EV Teens Celebrate Greek Heritage In Festive Way
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EV Teens Celebrate Greek Heritage In Festive Way

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
David M. Brown Tribune Contributing Writer East Valley teenagers Makayla Kantarze and Christopher Bafaloukos are staying in step with ancient Greek traditions. The two will dance during the annual Taste of Greece Festival Oct....
EV Surgeon Helps Pioneer New Shoulder Replacement
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EV Surgeon Helps Pioneer New Shoulder Replacement

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Contributor Chandler retiree Carolyn Craig was told that her impending total shoulder replacement surgery was “no walk in the park.” She was mentally prepared for many months of difficult recovery and to...