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Knit Hats Warm Babies, Raise Heart Awareness
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Knit Hats Warm Babies, Raise Heart Awareness

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Handmade red knit hats are being created by volunteers in Chandler and around the country to warm little ones’ heads and boost awareness of congenital heart defects. OptumCare Network of...
Kids, Candy, Quirkiness Bring Musical Magic To ‘Willy Wonka’
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Kids, Candy, Quirkiness Bring Musical Magic To ‘Willy Wonka’

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Many Chandler children are eager to take audiences on a journey of pure imagination as they perform the sweet, quirky tale of candy man Willy Wonka as he seeks a successor to his chocolate...
Intel Helped Employee Journey To Adopting Girl
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Intel Helped Employee Journey To Adopting Girl

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Starting a job at Intel 23 years ago not only introduced Margaret Verdugo to the joys of volunteering, but also led the south Chandler woman to a new love – a girl who would eventually call her...
Huskies’ Hockey Team Freezing The Attitude, Netting Early Success
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Huskies’ Hockey Team Freezing The Attitude, Netting Early Success

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By Carson Roberts Contributing Writer Having lost many of his top performers to graduation, Hamilton High hockey coach Tim Newlin saw it as an opportunity to mold a younger team in a way he couldn’t with one loaded with...
East Valley Athletes Gravitating To BenU Mesa Sports Programs
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East Valley Athletes Gravitating To BenU Mesa Sports Programs

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor A hidden gem in downtown Mesa is becoming a destination for East Valley high school athletes who might not be NCAA Division I candidates but who are eager to continue playing at the collegiate level...
Dogs Cozy Up To Canine Lovers At Chandler Business
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Dogs Cozy Up To Canine Lovers At Chandler Business

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor People looking for a cozy place where their dogs can play and get pampered by experts on their furry, four-legged friends have a new canine daycare and boarding business in Chandler to turn to....
Coyotes’ Give Back With Grant To Prep Hockey League, Teams
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Coyotes’ Give Back With Grant To Prep Hockey League, Teams

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By Carson Roberts Contributing Writer Hockey in the desert. It’s one of the coldest sports in the world now played in one of the hottest places on the planet. The National Hockey League has followed in the footsteps of its...
City Booming With Multifamily Complexes
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City Booming With Multifamily Complexes

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Anyone looking for an apartment in Chandler before they are ready to buy a house has plenty of choices – with more on the way. Chandler saw 3,200 multi-family housing units recently completed...
Chandler Lawmaker Challenging Ducey Tax Plan
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Chandler Lawmaker Challenging Ducey Tax Plan

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services A Chandler legislator is gearing up for a fight with Gov. Doug Ducey as state revenue officials prepare new individual income tax forms with changes in law demanded by the governor that...
Chandler Girl Scouts Prep For Cookie Season
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Chandler Girl Scouts Prep For Cookie Season

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Girl Scouts in Chandler and other parts of Arizona are gearing up to sell their popular cookies – a tradition that teaches them business and other life skills. The Girl Scouts-Arizona...