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Chandler cigarette smuggler’s scheme up in smoke
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Chandler cigarette smuggler’s scheme up in smoke

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By Jim Walsh Staff Writer A Chandler man’s thriving business in black-market Vietnamese cigarettes went up in smoke when he was sentenced to eight months in prison by a federal judge. Vien Tang and his ex-wife, Lien Tang, were...
Chandler Chamber discusses workplace diversity
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Chandler Chamber discusses workplace diversity

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By Casey Flanagan Contributor Business leaders and city officials in Chandler are working together to increase workplace diversity by raising awareness of unconscious bias and setting an example of inclusion for the next...
Steelyard will bring retail to former Riggs land
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Steelyard will bring retail to former Riggs land

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By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Southeast Chandler residents can expect more dining and retail options when a new commercial center is built on land the legendary Riggs family previously owned. Capital Development Group, the...
Women lead downtown Chandler garage project
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Women lead downtown Chandler garage project

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Construction is not a man’s world anymore. Just ask McCarthy Building Companies Inc., which recently topped out construction on the new $20 million, five-level, 293,000-square-foot Oregon Street parking...
Global medical firm bringing 200 jobs to Park Place
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Global medical firm bringing 200 jobs to Park Place

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BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE, Staff Writer A new medical business center at Park Place will bring 200 new jobs to the Chandler area in the fall. The 40,000-square-foot facility will house administrative services for Fresenius Medical Care...
State seeks contractor who bilked homeowners
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State seeks contractor who bilked homeowners

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A contractor who bilked Chandler and other homeowners out of more than $90,000 has been put on a wanted list by the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. Victor Omar Covarrubias, Jr., 45, was added last month to...
Construction job increase no reason to fret, official says
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Construction job increase no reason to fret, official says

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Arizona added another 75,300 private sector jobs in the last year — with more than one out of every four of them being in the construction industry. But Doug Walls, director of labor...
Yoga fitness studio opens in East Valley
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Yoga fitness studio opens in East Valley

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Sutra Studios, which bills itself as a fitness and wellness pioneer of the Valley’s contemporary mainstream yoga movement, has opened a second studio location in Gilbert. “Sutra Studios’...
Popularity prompting French school to move here
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Popularity prompting French school to move here

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By KATIE SAWYER Staff Writer Parlez-vous Français? Do you speak French? Claire Nicholls is teaching kids this phrase and more at her La French Classe business and after-school program for kids 4 to 15. The business started...
Local doctor prescribes swim lessons for babies
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Local doctor prescribes swim lessons for babies

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A Chandler pediatrician and other Valley doctors are writing unusual prescriptions that do not have to do with medicine but could save babies and children’s lives. Dr. Judy Pendleton, owner of...