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Phoenix Children’s new VP discusses hospital
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Phoenix Children’s new VP discusses hospital

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A highly experienced healthcare executive, Chandler resident and mother of young twins is steering the growth and development of expanded services for babies, children and women in the East...
Chandler reigns supreme at state track meet
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Chandler reigns supreme at state track meet

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor If Chandler High School senior Morgan Foster wanted to make a statement at the final meet of her prep career, she accomplished her goal. The Stanford University signee dominated on the track for the...
Hamilton’s Malik Whitaker wins high jump gold
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Hamilton’s Malik Whitaker wins high jump gold

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Malik Whitaker knew he had a lot to live up to heading into the Division I high jump event at the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Track and Field State Championships on Wednesday, May 1. The...
Classrooms and race: “What about the children?”
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Classrooms and race: “What about the children?”

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By Neal A. Lester Guest Writer As an African-American born and raised in the Deep South, I do not fully understand the rationale and popularity of adult dramatic reenactments of the Civil War moments and the antebellum South. I...
ICAN helps to combat Summer Learning Loss here
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ICAN helps to combat Summer Learning Loss here

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By Shelby Pedersen Guest Writer Summer is quickly approaching, and youth are winding down their school year over the next few weeks. Here at ICAN, we are excited to welcome our youth to the center for full-day sessions, giving us...
2 Chandler authors to attend KJZZ event
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2 Chandler authors to attend KJZZ event

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Two Chandler award-winning authors will mingle and share their books at the KJZZ Arizona StoryFest & Authors Showcase on June 1 in Mesa. Kathy Peach, who wrote children’s book, “The...
Helping people is how the Elks Riders roll
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Helping people is how the Elks Riders roll

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor When they roll up to venues around the state with their motorcycles rumbling, wearing their signature black, leather vests, the Chandler Elks Riders have a commanding presence. But the...
Flix beertender whets moviegoers’ whistles
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Flix beertender whets moviegoers’ whistles

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Octavio Serrano Staff Writer Flix Brewhouse has been expanding across the nation since 2011, bringing its brewhouse movie theater concept to seven locations, including Chandler. Growing right along with Flix is Marisa Bernal,...
Longtime singer to head Chandler Children’s Choir
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Longtime singer to head Chandler Children’s Choir

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A Wisconsin native and former high school choral director who toured the Baltics as a teenager is eager to help young singers when she takes the reins as the new director of Chandler Children’s...
Desert vegetation colors new Chandler gallery exhibit
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Desert vegetation colors new Chandler gallery exhibit

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Two Chandler residents are among the many artists sharing their creative pieces celebrating cacti and other native vegetation in Arizona at a multimedia exhibit. Janet Keller and Steven Velazquez...