2019 October Archive - SanTan Sun News

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Father, son spice up local sandwich shop
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Father, son spice up local sandwich shop

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Mario Ventura describes his new sandwich shop, Mezquite’s Café, as a fusion of Southwestern cuisine and culture. His menu includes the standard sandwich fare: like tuna salad or ham on cheese. But...
Everyone has the opportunity to walk by faith in Jesus
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Everyone has the opportunity to walk by faith in Jesus

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By Billy Holland Guest Writer As just another messenger for God’s kingdom, I’m eternally grateful for the privilege to serve Him. We are living in an hour where the window of His grace is open and there is much to do before...
Basha Gallery hosts a dazzling array of art
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Basha Gallery hosts a dazzling array of art

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By Srianthi Perera Contributor More than a century ago, there weren’t any retailers for Pima Indian tribal members to obtain containers for daily use or for ceremonial purposes. So, using plant materials, they wove their own...
Hamilton thespians working hard on ‘Frozen Jr.’
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Hamilton thespians working hard on ‘Frozen Jr.’

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The 22 year theater and director veteran at Hamilton High, Christina Vail, said there’s a simple reason she chose the Disney musical “Frozen Jr.” for the students’ next big show. “I thought it...
These skaters perform on concrete instead of ice
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These skaters perform on concrete instead of ice

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By amy-xiaoshi depaola   Cronkite News The whirl of wheels, interspersed with sharp commands and bursts of laughter, punctuate Sunday practice. Before they step out to perform, the 12 members of the Phoenix Roller Sports Club...
Chandler cleaning services help cancer patients
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Chandler cleaning services help cancer patients

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By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor The national nonprofit organization, Cleaning For A Reason, believes families facing cancer should have access to house cleaning services through trying seasons. It’s found many partners in...
Chandler teacher fired for religious, anti-gay actions
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Chandler teacher fired for religious, anti-gay actions

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler Unified School District fired an art teacher for allegedly discriminating against a transgender student and bringing a box of Bibles to her classroom. Annella Krom’s conduct at Arizona...
This Chandler family’s life is a circus – literally
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This Chandler family’s life is a circus – literally

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Eating fire is no problem for Martin Taylor, even if his long beard might get in the way. “You’ve never seen fire-eating until you’ve seen somebody do it with a beard,” he said. It’s not...
Chandler students score high on AzMerit test
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Chandler students score high on AzMerit test

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The Chandler Unified School District performed well above the state’s average in math and English assessments, yet individual schools showed little improvement from the previous year. Fifty-nine...
How to relate with survivors of suicide victims
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How to relate with survivors of suicide victims

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By Missy Palrang Guest Writer When someone chooses to end his or her life, the survivors are unwillingly forced into a world filled with grief and confusion.  A world that has no road maps. It’s a world I’m familiar with...