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Council Shuts Down Controversial Warehouse Plans
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Council Shuts Down Controversial Warehouse Plans

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff A large community outcry earlier this week stopped a controversial distribution center in Chandler. The Chandler City Council listened to a packed City Hall audience wearing white on Monday, Oct. 15, and...
Congress Has Failed To Control Federal Spending Or Reduce Debt
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Congress Has Failed To Control Federal Spending Or Reduce Debt

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Thomas Patterson Guest Writer Congressional Republicans should be teed up for a big win this November. They’ve had four years to move their programs, the last two with a cooperative president. The president is deeply...
Compadres’ Milestone Haul Will Aid More Children
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Compadres’ Milestone Haul Will Aid More Children

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A milestone in donations is enabling the Chandler Compadres to help more children in need. The nonprofit organization took in gross donations of $1 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30....
Colts Stampeding Like Wild Herd Of Old In First Year In 5A
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Colts Stampeding Like Wild Herd Of Old In First Year In 5A

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Joel Viss Contributor Opening with a loss is never a good thing, especially when expectations are high for a new team in a tough division. Casteel, up to 5A after an undefeated 3A state-title season in 2017, met Centennial,...
Christmas Giving Is International For Chandler Couple
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Christmas Giving Is International For Chandler Couple

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A Chandler married couple committed to their church is mobilizing other volunteers to pack and send shoeboxes packed with everyday items and toys to brighten the lives of children and teens...
Chandler, ADOT Extending Rides For Local Cyclists
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Chandler, ADOT Extending Rides For Local Cyclists

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff Bicycle enthusiasts in Chandler are receiving an early Christmas present. The City of Chandler is teaming up with the Arizona Department of Transportation to construct new segments of bike lanes along...
Chandler Woman Gets 14 Years In Prison For I-10 Fatalities
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Chandler Woman Gets 14 Years In Prison For I-10 Fatalities

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
While a criminal case against a drunk Chandler driver who killed a couple in a horrific crash Oct. 21, 2017, was resolved last month, little movement appears to have occurred in the case against a woman charged with the traffic...
Chandler To Install Free Smoke Alarms In Mobile Homes
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Chandler To Install Free Smoke Alarms In Mobile Homes

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Mobile home residents can get free smoke alarms as part of a partnership involving the Chandler Fire Department. The Arizona Burn Foundation has teamed up with the Chandler Fire Department, as...
Chandler Teen Honored For Creating Life-Detection Device
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Chandler Teen Honored For Creating Life-Detection Device

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
A Chandler teenager is celebrating the award of a $25,000 scholarship for creating a life-detecting device in natural disasters. Seventeen-year-old Sachin Konan was one of 20 students honored as a 2018 Davidson Fellow through the...
Chandler Police Boost Pedestrian/Cyclist Education/Enforcement
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Chandler Police Boost Pedestrian/Cyclist Education/Enforcement

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Citing the need for people walking, riding bicycles and driving vehicles to share the road safely, Chandler Police are boosting pedestrian education and enforcement. The department’s Traffic...