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Cryotherapy facility aims to put aches, pain on ice
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Cryotherapy facility aims to put aches, pain on ice

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By Lee Shappell Contributor   Kevin Freeland opened the door of the chamber and a rush of vapor poured out. It looked like something from the lab in a sci-fi movie. “People are skeptical when they first hear about it,”...
Chandler bakery’s sweet treats target horror fans
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Chandler bakery’s sweet treats target horror fans

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By Kayla Rutledge Staff Writer   A new bakery with spine-chilling pastries and hair-raising movie props is giving people in the Chandler area something to scream about.  Spooky’s Swirls, at Alma School and Elliot roads,...
Chandler’s HDE Agency packed ‘em in last year
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Chandler’s HDE Agency packed ‘em in last year

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   The company responsible for organizing big outdoor eating and drinking fests in Chandler and elsewhere says it experienced a record-breaking season last year, attracting more than 143,000...
Global Bikes rode to success on cycle expertise
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Global Bikes rode to success on cycle expertise

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BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer A local bike shop is making sure that summer heat doesn’t prevent people from staying stay active and getting outside. Global Bikes, with locations in Chandler, Gilbert and Ahwatukee, provides...
Mother-daughter jewelry company sparkling
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Mother-daughter jewelry company sparkling

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Contributor A jewelry company spearheaded partly by a teenage girl to earn money has exploded with sales in the United States and Canada after customers were attracted to its heartfelt pieces designed to empower...
State panel backs off changes in schools’ sex education
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State panel backs off changes in schools’ sex education

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Facing a barrage of parental criticism, the state Board of Education decided Monday to scrap a proposal to remove certain language from the rules on sex education. Several members of the...
Son’s disorder inspires holistic salon business
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Son’s disorder inspires holistic salon business

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Contributor A longtime hairstylist says her son’s genetic disorder prompted her to learn more about healthy beauty products and open her own salon. Stephanie Schmidt and husband Kevin opened Verde Salon, a...
Mesa lands $1B deal with Google for a data center
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Mesa lands $1B deal with Google for a data center

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By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Technology giant Google is coming to Mesa, lured by a tax incentive agreement to build a massive data center in the emerging Elliot Road Technology Corridor. In a major coup for Mesa, Google will join...
Downtown businesses fret over construction work
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Downtown businesses fret over construction work

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Contributor Downtown Chandler business owners say construction in and near the intersection of Arizona Avenue and Chicago Street is steering away customers and denting sales. Traffic has been limited to one lane...
City workers getting a lift from Waymo vehicles
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City workers getting a lift from Waymo vehicles

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By Kayla Rutledge Staff Writer City employees are hitching hands-free rides from Waymo to save time and be more efficient when traveling for work. City officials are interested in seeing how much time and money can be saved if...