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Two Holidays Give Us Chance To Show Gratitude
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Two Holidays Give Us Chance To Show Gratitude

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By Rabbi Irwin Wiener Guest Writer November is truly a remarkable time of the year. Remarkable because we celebrate and commemorate two important events established to remind us of the gratitude we owe to so many. One is Veterans...
Therapy Farm’s Animals Help Heal Broken Bodies
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Therapy Farm’s Animals Help Heal Broken Bodies

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By Srianthi Perera Contributor Five-year-old Rita Davison is gingerly placed atop a horse in a large backyard in Gilbert. She wears a helmet and a broad leather belt is strapped around her waist. She reaches up toward a leafy...
The Bird Is The Word On Tour Of EV Backyards
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The Bird Is The Word On Tour Of EV Backyards

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By Srianthi Perera Contributor A Midwestern mindset, “spray everything in sight” mentality and homeowner associations that require a portion of a property planted in grass have contributed to a dearth of native birds in East...
State 48 Theatre’s Original ‘Villians’ Offers New Take On Old Fairy Tale
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State 48 Theatre’s Original ‘Villians’ Offers New Take On Old Fairy Tale

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Rumpelstiltskin clearly was the villain in the classic Grimms’ Fairy Tale. He coerced the poor miller’s daughter into making an impossible promise. But what happened after the maiden guessed his name?...
St. Mary Basha Student Meets The Pope, Gets Ride With Him
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St. Mary Basha Student Meets The Pope, Gets Ride With Him

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By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor A fall-break trip to Italy earlier this month left a 12-year-old Ahwatukee girl with a lifelong memory that wowed her classmates as well as parishioners at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Melanie...
Southwest Shakespeare Company in Mesa opens 25th season
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Southwest Shakespeare Company in Mesa opens 25th season

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Southwest Shakespeare Company’s silver-anniversary season debuts with a classic that was not written by the Bard of Avon along with one of his most-popular plays of the past 450 years. The landmark...
Seton Catholic Team Wins Its First State Robotics Title
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Seton Catholic Team Wins Its First State Robotics Title

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Santan Sun News Staff Seton Catholic Prep’s robotics team won its first state championship in the school’s history earlier this month. The school’s team will share the 2018 Sanghi Foundation FIRST Robotics state title with...
Rita’s Burritos Offers Family Recipes, Savory Meats
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Rita’s Burritos Offers Family Recipes, Savory Meats

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Some Mexican restaurants like to smother meats and vegetables in guacamole and sour cream, but that’s not how the owners of Rita’s Burritos roll. The family-owned restaurant that opened in...
Perry Reclaims Badminton State Title With New Lineup
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Perry Reclaims Badminton State Title With New Lineup

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By Eric Newman STSN Staff Writer As the Perry High badminton players hugged each other on the court in celebration, it was clear both the present and future look bright for the program. Two Pumas underclassmen claimed the 2018...
Perry Golfer Christopherson’s Legacy Coming To The Fore
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Perry Golfer Christopherson’s Legacy Coming To The Fore

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor For as long as he can remember, golf has been a part of Perry High senior Caden Christopherson’s life. He began learning the game after his father, Eric, retired from professional baseball and began...