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For Rep. Townsend and teacher critics, facts went bye-bye
Opinion
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For Rep. Townsend and teacher critics, facts went bye-bye

May 21st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By David Leibowitz, Columnist   One of my favorite journalistic staples nowadays is the “fact check.” Typically, fact checks involve a media outlet assigning a 19-year-old college intern to gauge the truth of a public...
It’s a jungle in new miniature golf business
Business
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It’s a jungle in new miniature golf business

May 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Starting a company is no monkey business, but a Chandler couple’s business does entail gorillas, lions and elephants. Debbie and David Lake recently opened Swingin’ Safari Golf, an...
Seniors prepare to bid goodbye to high school  
Community
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Seniors prepare to bid goodbye to high school  

May 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Seniors at high schools in Chandler are preparing to celebrate a rite of passage with graduations this month. Seton Catholic seniors got a head start on their peers, graduating earlier...
Wingspan Aviation Center prepares for blast-off in Chandler
Business
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Wingspan Aviation Center prepares for blast-off in Chandler

May 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   City and company officials are touting a scheduled May 22 groundbreaking at Chandler Municipal Airport as the beginning of “a new era of aviation service.” WingSpan Aviation Center-Chandler will...
‘The Diary of Anne Frank’
Arts
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‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

May 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By David M. Brown, Contributor   David Ira Goldstein always wanted to stage “The Diary of Anne Frank.” After wrapping a 26-year run as artistic director at the Arizona Theatre Company in June 2017, he opened a...
Chandler company turns the blues into green
Business
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Chandler company turns the blues into green

May 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Tim Johns, Cronkite News   Bonded Logic Inc. is in the business of finding green in blue. The south Chandler textile recycling company collects thousands of pounds of denim jeans, shorts and jackets each year and gives...
Environmental Center manager promotes nature
Community
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Environmental Center manager promotes nature

May 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chander, Contributor   Ariane Francis has an office and a job in one of the most beautiful locations in the city. She works as facility manager of the Environmental Education Center at Veterans Oasis Park. The...
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf honors first responders
Eat
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Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf honors first responders

May 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
  The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, 2560 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler has a special dedicated to Arizona first responders. Its ongoing Caring Cup initiative will benefit them with “Heroes at Heart” coffee and tea blends....
Maricopa County can manage explosive growth
Opinion
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Maricopa County can manage explosive growth

May 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dennis Barney, Guest Writer   In 2016-2017, Maricopa County added nearly 74,000 residents, or more than 200 residents a day.   Just think about what that means.   You might picture tacking on the entire city of...
Chandler native helps name Martian crater
Neighbors
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Chandler native helps name Martian crater

May 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   A Chandler native and Perry High School grad is among researchers at Tennessee Tech University who recently named a Martian crater as part of their work on a NASA-funded project to map a geological...