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African-American Auctioneer Breaks Racial Boundaries
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African-American Auctioneer Breaks Racial Boundaries

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A savvy, smooth-talking auctioneer with a strong sense of humor, charisma and a background as an actor and musician is breaking boundaries as one of the nation’s first African American...
Chandler Authors Start Book Series On Infertility
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Chandler Authors Start Book Series On Infertility

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Santan Sun News Staff Despite all the medical approaches to infertility, two Chandler women think those who struggle with the problem might want to consider divine intervention. That’s why Evangeline Colbert and Angela Williams...
Bicycle Nonprofit Keeps An Eye On Recycling Parts
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Bicycle Nonprofit Keeps An Eye On Recycling Parts

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Cronkite News When he first walked into Bike Saviours in Tempe, Christian Lee Bowers was so awed by the place he was speechless. “The next day, I even wondered if this place was real,” he said. “So I came back and instantly...
An MLK Day Not Nearly Enough, Honored Prof Says
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An MLK Day Not Nearly Enough, Honored Prof Says

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By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Arizona State University Professor Neal Lester will be honored in two separate celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr., but he’s more than a little wistful about all the memorials that will be...
11 Rescued Animals Looking For Homes In Chandler
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11 Rescued Animals Looking For Homes In Chandler

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Santan Sun News Staff Six rescued dogs and five saved cats are hoping they can soon begin the new year with Chandler families. Jannelle Cosgriff of the Friends for Life shelter said the animals she has would make fine additions...
Year Of Joys, Pains Helps Us Understand Purpose
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Year Of Joys, Pains Helps Us Understand Purpose

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By Rabbi Irwin Wiener Guest Columnist It hardly seems possible that another year is now history. Over the years, I have seen the goings and comings of so many, the joys and disappointment, the frustrations and rewards. And now...
Vision Kids Classes Link Artists, Creative Kids
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Vision Kids Classes Link Artists, Creative Kids

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Children and teens can get a new perspective on art when they create their own masterpieces under the guidance of professional artists in a free Chandler program. The Vision Gallery provides free...
Tibshraeny Leaving City In Good Hands As He Begins New Job
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Tibshraeny Leaving City In Good Hands As He Begins New Job

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By Jason Stone Staff Writer Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny is going back to school, but it’s not a plot to a 1980s Rodney Dangerfield movie. The mayor is learning how to be a judge as he counts down his final few days as...
Thank you, Chandler – It’s been a great ride
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Thank you, Chandler – It’s been a great ride

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by Mayor Jay Tibshraeny Guest Writer When I was first elected to the City Council in 1986, I had no idea what I was in for. Nor did I think that three-plus decades later I would be finishing my seventh term as the mayor of...
Seasoned Guitarist Strings Together New Shop
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Seasoned Guitarist Strings Together New Shop

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A plucky veteran guitarist is hoping to help other musicians hit a high note on the stringed instruments he is selling at his new Chandler business. Scott LeComte, 46, who began playing guitar at...