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Chandler police cleared in fatal shooting
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Chandler police cleared in fatal shooting

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   Maricopa County prosecutors have decided not to pursue criminal charges against the Chandler police officers who shot and killed an 84-year-old man last October.  Kay Kenniker was fatally shot in the...
Chandler Orchestra’s new director debuts Aug. 6
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Chandler Orchestra’s new director debuts Aug. 6

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   The Chandler Symphony Orchestra’s newest music director is excited to bring his worldly experience to the organization. Vanja Nikolovski has been conducting and composing music all over the world...
Chandler native cast in PBS show ‘Odd Squad’
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Chandler native cast in PBS show ‘Odd Squad’

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   A Chandler girl is expected to appear in the upcoming season of “The Odd Squad,” an educational adventure series that airs on PBS Kids. Valentina Herrera, 11, will play the role of Opal,...
Chandler lawmaker steps into Bullhead City battle
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Chandler lawmaker steps into Bullhead City battle

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   Chandler state Rep. Jeff Weninger’s district is hundreds of miles away from Bullhead City, but the Republican lawmaker has parachuted into a controversy involving that municipality’s effort...
Chandler Girl Scout, 6, hikes her way to badges
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Chandler Girl Scout, 6, hikes her way to badges

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By Annelise Krafft Guest Writer   For Srija Potharaju, a Chandler Girl Scout from Troop 3786, life is about the climb — the 14-mile climb. Along with her family, Srija takes on an annual five-day hiking and camping...
Chandler boy’s dying wish of life saves 4
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Chandler boy’s dying wish of life saves 4

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   For a 12-year-old, Damien Enghauser was a particularly thoughtful boy. His mother Kaydi Barkley describes the Chandler youngster as a humanitarian who exhibited above-average compassion —...
Chandler author’s new book teaches healthy breathing
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Chandler author’s new book teaches healthy breathing

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By Alison Stanton Contributor   For many people, the way that they breathe is not probably something they think about on a regular basis. They inhale oxygen, exhale carbon dioxide and that’s about it. But for Chandler...
CASA helps foster kids in neediest time
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CASA helps foster kids in neediest time

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By Rebecca Pusch Guest Writer   Nearly eight years ago, I felt called to help children in foster care. I knew there was a need for foster parents, but at the time my husband and I didn’t think we could make that commitment...
Cartridges a growing part of legal and illegal pot sales
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Cartridges a growing part of legal and illegal pot sales

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By Jim Walsh Staff Writer   Powerful THC cartridges, used to vape marijuana instead of smoking it, are part of a growing trend in the medical and recreational marijuana markets. The cartridges — at the center of a...
Automated vehicles raise many legal questions
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Automated vehicles raise many legal questions

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By Michael Medina Guest Writer   Automated driving systems and crash avoidance technology are in the fast lane to becoming our daily driving reality.  While the aim of these technologies is to make travel from point A to...