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Love for sneakers has given birth to a fan community
Sports and Recreation
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Love for sneakers has given birth to a fan community

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Nate Fain, Cronkite News J Carrillo’s house is covered in sneakers. Some pairs are scattered across the floor, permissible to be kicked out of the way by his girlfriend. Others have been worn once or twice and are stored in...
Kyrene board member wants a new superintendent
Neighbors
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Kyrene board member wants a new superintendent

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor A freshman Tempe member of the Kyrene Governing Board found herself out on a limb two weeks ago when she openly criticized Superintendent Jan Vesely, voted against extending her contract and...
Gateway Airport now a pilot training hot spot
Business
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Gateway Airport now a pilot training hot spot

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Steve Armour always knew he wanted to fly, but it was hard to shell out thousands of dollars for flight training when the market for pilots crashed during the Great Recession. Armour, 43, went on with...
Furniture shop helps needy bridge gap
Community
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Furniture shop helps needy bridge gap

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lee Shappell Managing Editor Furniture that’s as good as new … at prices that can’t be beat … for a great cause, helping families and veterans who are on the street. At the new Got Legs Furniture & Décor Store in...
Food truck ‘FEASTival’ returns to Chandler
Eat
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Food truck ‘FEASTival’ returns to Chandler

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Food trucks are back in Chandler after a three-year hiatus, and residents are eating them up. Chandler FEASTival returned to the city Sept. 9, and the next one will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22 at...
East Valley’s Lydia ties one on with ‘Liquor’
Arts
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East Valley’s Lydia ties one on with ‘Liquor’

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mckayla Hull Contributor The East Valley-based musicians in the indie rock band Lydia say if they were making music for their old fans, they wouldn’t have any listeners left. “It’s so incredible how fans have stuck with...
Culture Club singer says he’s ‘authentic’ on stage
Arts
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Culture Club singer says he’s ‘authentic’ on stage

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Boy George wants Culture Club fans to know he’s kinder and gentler than he was in the ’80s. “I’ve become a much warmer human being,” Boy George says. “In 1984, we went from tiny...
Co-working firm picks Viridian for second Arizona facility
Business
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Co-working firm picks Viridian for second Arizona facility

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Hines, the international real estate firm, has announced that Workuity, a coworking firm, is leasing 19,787 square feet at the Offices at Chandler Viridian for its second location in Arizona. Workuity...
Church, nonprofit come to aid of impoverished Venezuelans
Spirituality
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Church, nonprofit come to aid of impoverished Venezuelans

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Venezuela has plummeted to the bottom of the world economy, and its communist government has made it almost impossible for churches to come to its people’s aid. But a small congregation in Mesa and a...
Christian Yoga founder sells clothing to help others
Community
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Christian Yoga founder sells clothing to help others

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Elena Porter is no Pollyanna, despite the similarity with the name of Eleanor Porter, author of “Polyanna.” The 1913 novel, which spawned a series of books, is the basis of what’s still...