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Christian Yoga founder sells clothing to help others
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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...
Chandler teen eager for role in ‘Seussical Jr.’
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Chandler teen eager for role in ‘Seussical Jr.’

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor A Chandler girl is fired up to play a “sassy” kangaroo in a Dr. Seuss musical in Mesa. Ellie Takeuchi, 14, a freshman at Arizona College Preparatory – Erie, is playing the role of “Sour...
Chandler residents may see lower health insurance premiums
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Chandler residents may see lower health insurance premiums

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alexis Egeland, Cronkite News After several years of double- and triple-digit increases in health insurance premiums, Chandler and the rest of Arizona could see premiums fall more than 4 percent in 2019 – one of only 11...
Chandler organizations get boost to expand arts
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Chandler organizations get boost to expand arts

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Several Chandler organizations are getting a boost to help sustain and expand their arts programs. The Arizona Commission on the Arts recently awarded 38 grants to Arizona schools and nonprofit...
Chandler boy fighting rare type of cancer again
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Chandler boy fighting rare type of cancer again

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor The community is rallying around a 10-year-old Chandler boy who is fighting cancer for the second time. A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to help cover costs to treat Kameron Sherman, a...
Author used DNA to find birth mom, blood brother
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Author used DNA to find birth mom, blood brother

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alyson Johnson, Contributor Advances in DNA science and testing have exploded recently. DNA is being utilized for previously unthought of situations – catching criminals, identifying remains, finding biological family for...
Artwalk end draws mixed reaction here
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Artwalk end draws mixed reaction here

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Downtown Chandler’s art walk is ending, at least for now, while new entertainment aimed at attracting different crowds will be added to this busy part of the city. The changes are happening...
Area Evangelical Lutherans welcome their new bishop
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Area Evangelical Lutherans welcome their new bishop

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor If God ever needs an assistant executive to help run things, the Rev. Deborah Hutterer might well be on the short list. Running things has been a hallmark of her career, and on Sept. 8 she took...
About Care Seeks Volunteers To Help Homebound Residents
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About Care Seeks Volunteers To Help Homebound Residents

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff About Care is looking for people who do. The non-profit organization needs volunteers to help elderly and homebound residents in Chandler, Gilbert and Queen Creek who have no one close to assist them in...
Mexican culture celebrated at Chandler gallery
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Mexican culture celebrated at Chandler gallery

September 13th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor The work of two artists who were born in Mexico is being celebrated at the Gallery at Chandler Center for the Arts in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. “Ida y Vuelta: There and...