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Big-box stores grow in city for more than retail
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Big-box stores grow in city for more than retail

September 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Staff Big-box stores – the oft-referenced poster child for the struggling retail market – are experiencing an uptick in Chandler and the East Valley as grocers and non-traditional users aggressively expand...
Mesnard: Legislature may decide Confederate statues’ fate
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Mesnard: Legislature may decide Confederate statues’ fate

September 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By HOWARD FISCHER, Capitol Media Services Gov. Doug Ducey’s assertions that he has no role in deciding the future of four Confederate monuments on state land appear not to be backed up by statute, according to a key state...
Rawhide cuts public hours, looks to events
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Rawhide cuts public hours, looks to events

September 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Staff Writer Rawhide Western Town & Event Center is dramatically reducing its hours starting Friday, Sept. 1, in response to a decline in attendance in recent years. Instead, the 1880s-themed Old West...
Students excel in classical language competition
Youth
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Students excel in classical language competition

September 3rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Socrates and Julius Caesar might have been impressed with some East Valley students who demonstrated their knowledge of ancient Greeks and Romans at a recent competition. A student from BASIS Chandler and...
Despite heat, premium courses attract bargain-hunting golfers
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Despite heat, premium courses attract bargain-hunting golfers

September 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By FAITH PHARES, Cronkite News With a floppy hat on her head and sunblock in hand, Viv Hynes prepares to play a round at the TPC Scottsdale golf club. It is above 100 degrees outside. “It’s mostly the prices,” she resident...
Cleaning company sweeps competition in food collection, donation drive
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Cleaning company sweeps competition in food collection, donation drive

September 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks A local company that tidies up homes in Chandler and around the East Valley is also skilled at helping people clean out their cupboards to feed those in need. The East Valley Cleaning Authority, based in...
Taking a tiny step toward meeting a massive need
Opinion
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Taking a tiny step toward meeting a massive need

September 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
  It has been at least a decade, if not longer, that I’ve handled occasional stories about a Christian organization called Feed My Starving Children. Between the organization’s own announcements and news releases from...
Construction nightmare at Cooper and Guadalupe to end soon
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Construction nightmare at Cooper and Guadalupe to end soon

August 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Story and photos by Melody Birkett Nearly a year has passed since construction crews first took bulldozers and other heavy equipment to the intersection of Cooper and Guadalupe roads in Gilbert. Ever since, traffic has been...
Plans going forward with new fire station in southeast Gilbert
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Plans going forward with new fire station in southeast Gilbert

August 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Gilbert’s police and fire departments are getting some much-needed help from the town’s budget this year, which includes funds to build a $6.5 million new fire station in southeast Gilbert and to hire more police...
Family’s dynasty stretches from Minnesota to Chandler with new Tang Soo Do school offering martial arts classes for young and old
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Family’s dynasty stretches from Minnesota to Chandler with new Tang Soo Do school offering martial arts classes for young and old

August 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jimmy Magahern When Stephanie Larson talks about the martial art of Tang Soo Do being a great activity for the whole family, she speaks from fascinating personal experience. “I actually started when I was 5 years old,”...