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Brooks carries Wolves across finish line of long journey
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Brooks carries Wolves across finish line of long journey

December 21st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Michael Carpenter, Contributing Writer With two state championship rings already, DeCarlos Brooks entered the 6A state-championship football game with a new role for the third straight year. Contributing mostly on defense...
New Year’s Eve options at Chandler eateries
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New Year’s Eve options at Chandler eateries

December 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Anyone who wants to toast the New Year can soak up champagne and feast on special menus at many local restaurants. Here is a look at some of the Chandler restaurants that will be open and...
Although Perry fell short, it established itself among elite 6A programs
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Although Perry fell short, it established itself among elite 6A programs

December 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Joel Viss Contributing Writer It started with a quarterback battle in the scorching heat of July and quickly took an unexpected turn when an injury put one of its most explosive playmakers, D’Shayne James, on the sideline...
Chandler Youth Theater to perform classic Christmas musical
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Chandler Youth Theater to perform classic Christmas musical

December 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor The sweet sounds of boys and girls singing holiday melodies and dancing in a lighthearted, zany fashion associated with the popular Peanuts gang characters is expected to generate laughter and...
Flix hopes locals will eat, drink and be movie fans
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Flix hopes locals will eat, drink and be movie fans

December 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Excitement is brewing over a Chandler movie theater that will cater to the craft beer crowd and entertain guests of all ages with much more than popcorn and soda. Flix Brewhouse will hold its...
Chandler teen’s cystic fibrosis fight pays off big
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Chandler teen’s cystic fibrosis fight pays off big

December 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By JASON STONE, Staff Writer Vinnie Acedo-Holmquist doesn’t need long to describe one good aspect about living with cystic fibrosis. “The Six Flags Fast Pass is a big bonus,” the Chandler teenager said with a laugh....
Chandler shut out of new school bus program
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Chandler shut out of new school bus program

December 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By HOWARD FISCHER, Capitol Media Services More than four dozen Arizona school districts are getting new school buses at no cost to taxpayers, but Chandler Unified has been shut out. The tab for the 142 new buses is coming from...
Ensuring safe schools and neighborhoods
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Ensuring safe schools and neighborhoods

August 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By WILLIAM CRAWFORD   As we begin another school year, it is important for us to remember some of the most important and vulnerable citizens of Chandler – our children. As leaders, we have an obligation to do all we can to...
Hundreds of EV kids expected at food-packing event
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Hundreds of EV kids expected at food-packing event

August 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda, Contributor   More than 1,200 foster and developmentally challenged children and teens served by four nonprofits will have their own chance to give back when they convene today, Aug. 18, to lend...