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Chandler teen becomes first female football player to sign national letter of intent
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Chandler teen becomes first female football player to sign national letter of intent

May 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Skoda A Basha High School senior is burning brightly in the national spotlight now, but it all really began more than a decade ago. Becca Longo became the first female football player to sign a national letter of intent...
Chandler mom who gave birth to micro-preemie celebrates his growth
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Chandler mom who gave birth to micro-preemie celebrates his growth

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Mother’s Day is a special time, when women often reflect on how much their babies, whether they are infants or adults, have grown and accomplished. But Chandler resident Mitzie Warner, 39, may be counting her...
Kyrene, other school leaders express alarm over funding to Chandler committee
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Kyrene, other school leaders express alarm over funding to Chandler committee

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Arizona’s three universities no longer form a pipeline of teachers for the state’s public schools. Half the freshmen in the state’s university system come from only 11 percent of Arizona’s high schools....
Lost diamond has a happy ending for newly engaged Chandler woman
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Lost diamond has a happy ending for newly engaged Chandler woman

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Lisa Steinbring won’t forget the weekend of April 22 very quickly. She only has to look at the ring on her left hand to remember a 48-hour roller coaster of emotion. Not only did she accept Ron...
Chandler bloggers are Valley’s only nominees for James Beard Awards
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Chandler bloggers are Valley’s only nominees for James Beard Awards

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mike Butler Although top Valley chefs were snubbed by this year’s James Beard awards, a Chandler couple is in the running for one of the prestigious 2017 Media Awards. Michelle Jacoby and Mark Lipczynski, former Arizona...
Mother-daughter business team helps people get organized
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Mother-daughter business team helps people get organized

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Getting organized can be an emotional rollercoaster for people as they struggle to decide what longtime possessions to keep and which ones to throw away or donate. Recruiting the help of Erika Gentner and Kerry...
Man charged after near-tragic barbershop shooting
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Man charged after near-tragic barbershop shooting

May 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Michael David Hart got angry over a comment made by the owner of a Chandler tattoo parlor, angry enough to go outside to a car and retrieve a gun from the trunk. What happened next easily could have become tragic....
Chamber Women in Leadership lunch to feature ‘Real Women’ honorees
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Chamber Women in Leadership lunch to feature ‘Real Women’ honorees

May 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Becky Bracken  Chandler is home to many fine women leaders. This month, the Chandler Chamber of Commerce Women in Leadership luncheon will feature the “Real Women of Chandler,” as chosen by “Chandler Lifestyle...
Vintage market will offer shabby chic art, furniture, jewelry
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Vintage market will offer shabby chic art, furniture, jewelry

April 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks If shabby chic is your style when it comes to art, furniture and jewelry, the Front Porch Pickins Vintage & Handmade Market might be your cup of tea. The market will include “rusty retro” and many...
Teen girls get taste of princess life ahead of prom
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Teen girls get taste of princess life ahead of prom

April 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Teenage girls are getting a chance to feel like royalty when they hit the dance floors at their high school proms, thanks to a nonprofit organization giving them a boost in Chandler. The East Valley Women’s...