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Area Firm On Front Lines In The War On Plastic
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Area Firm On Front Lines In The War On Plastic

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By Cecilia Chan Staff In the iconic coming-of-age film “The Graduate,” Dustin Hoffman’s young character is given advice for his future – “plastics.” When the movie opened in 1967, plastics were gaining a foothold in...
Jobs Pouring Into East Valley As Firms Flock To Region
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Jobs Pouring Into East Valley As Firms Flock To Region

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By Jason Stone Staff Writer Arizona’s job numbers are sizzling, but East Valley numbers are on fire. A recent report from the East Valley Partnership said the region’s six communities – Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe, Queen...
EV Surgeon Helps Pioneer New Shoulder Replacement
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EV Surgeon Helps Pioneer New Shoulder Replacement

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By Srianthi Perera Contributor Chandler retiree Carolyn Craig was told that her impending total shoulder replacement surgery was “no walk in the park.” She was mentally prepared for many months of difficult recovery and to...
Chandler Vets Get A ‘Thank You For Your Service’
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Chandler Vets Get A ‘Thank You For Your Service’

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor The Chandler home of two U.S. Army veterans was a flurry of activity last month as workers rolled paint brushes over walls, installed new fencing, built a patio and got their hands dirty with...
Chandler Salon Owner Enjoying Dream ‘Retirement’
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Chandler Salon Owner Enjoying Dream ‘Retirement’

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Nigerian-born Eddie Osunlalu, a long-time financial professional, set a goal 15 years ago to open his own beauty salon during his “retirement.” Now, he’s enjoying his dream come true in...
Gun carry laws put state high in group’s freedom list
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Gun carry laws put state high in group’s freedom list

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By Daniel Perle, Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Arizona’s school choice laws, liberal land-use policies and rules for concealed-carry of guns combined to help boost the state into the top 10 in a “Freedom in the 50 States”...
New micro-hospital to offer customized care
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New micro-hospital to offer customized care

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By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor An unusual, new hospital will aim to offer customized, comfortable care to patients in Ocotillo. Phoenix ER & Medical Hospital is planning its grand opening on Oct. 12 at 3050 S. Dobson Road...
Gateway Airport now a pilot training hot spot
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Gateway Airport now a pilot training hot spot

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By Jim Walsh, Staff Writer Steve Armour always knew he wanted to fly, but it was hard to shell out thousands of dollars for flight training when the market for pilots crashed during the Great Recession. Armour, 43, went on with...
Co-working firm picks Viridian for second Arizona facility
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Co-working firm picks Viridian for second Arizona facility

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Santan Sun News Staff Hines, the international real estate firm, has announced that Workuity, a coworking firm, is leasing 19,787 square feet at the Offices at Chandler Viridian for its second location in Arizona. Workuity...
Chandler residents may see lower health insurance premiums
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Chandler residents may see lower health insurance premiums

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By Alexis Egeland, Cronkite News After several years of double- and triple-digit increases in health insurance premiums, Chandler and the rest of Arizona could see premiums fall more than 4 percent in 2019 – one of only 11...