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Basha High offering jump-start cybersecurity courses
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Basha High offering jump-start cybersecurity courses

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   Basha High School students now have the opportunity to prepare for a career in the burgeoning field of cybersecurity.  Students will be enrolling in new elective courses this school year that...
Area author Katrina Shawver named Road Scholar
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Area author Katrina Shawver named Road Scholar

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   Ahwatukee journalist and author Katrina Shawver has racked up another honor in the wake of her book about an Ahwatukee man who escaped two Nazi death camps and made his way to America. Shawver has...
Chandler OKs 199-home plan at Alma and QC
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Chandler OKs 199-home plan at Alma and QC

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Santan Sun News Staff   City officials have approved preliminary plans for a 199-lot subdivision near Alma School and Queen Creek roads. The new housing track, known as Mariposa, would occupy a part of Chandler that’s...
Depeche Mode tribute band on tap in Chandler
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Depeche Mode tribute band on tap in Chandler

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Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer   Brent Meyer said Strangelove is more than a Depeche Mode tribute act.  “It’s a valentine to an artist whose body of work I, and we in the group collectively, adore,” said...
About Care seeks volunteers to help the homebound
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About Care seeks volunteers to help the homebound

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   About Care, a nonprofit serving Chandler and Gilbert, is seeking volunteers to help their neighbors in our community.    “As the economy still struggles and so many people are affected, About...
Christian band releases inspiring album
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Christian band releases inspiring album

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Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer   Naming an album “Victorious” could be seen as a gutsy move, but Skillet lead singer John Cooper isn’t quite sure how he feels.  “I suppose maybe it is,” he said with a...
County took steps to safeguard elections
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County took steps to safeguard elections

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By Jack Sellers Guest Writer   Our ability to vote needs to be non-partisan, and I believe the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has taken an important step to ensure people of all backgrounds and political beliefs can...
Hamilton High student excels in class, art and dance
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Hamilton High student excels in class, art and dance

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By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor   As she begins her senior year at Hamilton High School and starts the arduous task of sorting through colleges and scholarship applications, Chandler resident Karina Yang is eyeing a career...
Home Depot gives helping hand to local man
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Home Depot gives helping hand to local man

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   Joycelyn Craft had reached a point in her life where she felt like she was drowning.  The Chandler math teacher was overwhelmed trying to adapt to the needs of her husband Robert, who has been...
Early nurturing for kids helps them later
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Early nurturing for kids helps them later

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By Sheri Collins Guest Writer   Parents who foster positive, nurturing relationships with their baby, toddler or preschooler will help the healthy development of their child’s social-emotional skills that will serve the...