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Widowed Chandler mom helps heroes and families
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Widowed Chandler mom helps heroes and families

May 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Angela Harrolle has traveled the world and protected dignitaries in high-risk positions as a special agent for the U.S. Department of State. But the Chandler mother of two never imagined...
Vroom service: Veterans rev up on racetrack to speed PTSD recovery
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Vroom service: Veterans rev up on racetrack to speed PTSD recovery

April 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Amanda Slee, Cronkite News   Joanna Sweatt is familiar with fear. Still, strapped into a race car with engines revving up in the desert, the Marine vet is a little nervous. Her fingers dig into her thighs and her face...
Radio station lauds teacher for helping Chandler boy
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Radio station lauds teacher for helping Chandler boy

April 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff A radio station made a surprise visit to St. John Bosco Catholic School in Ahwatukee to salute a first-grade teacher after a Chandler mother wrote about the way she comforted her son after he lost his...
Boy, 9, walking money to fight disease that plagues him
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Boy, 9, walking money to fight disease that plagues him

April 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda When Amber Cicchillo heard the news of the recent passing of Desert Vista High School senior Alexandra DePriest, her heart broke – not only for the family of the young woman who had lived with Type 1...
Chandler couple open city’s first escape room
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Chandler couple open city’s first escape room

April 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Turns out Lewis and Kate Obermiller do have a clue. In fact, the Chandler couple have so many that they’re using them in the city’s first escape room, Chandler Escape. Kate, who has put aside...
Chandler schools preparing for possible chaos
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Chandler schools preparing for possible chaos

April 4th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Marniak, Jim Walsh and Colleen Sparks Staff As anxious parents and students face possible chaos in the waning weeks of the school year, teachers in Chandler public schools are divided over whether to turn their...
Community mourns longtime activist Barbara Knox
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Community mourns longtime activist Barbara Knox

March 3rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Staff The community is mourning a longtime Chandler activist who advocated for education, the arts, nonprofit outreach and anything else that helped her beloved city. Barbara Knox died on Feb. 23. She was 84. A...
Ex-coach Arians’ Ocotillo home on the market for $1.5 million
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Ex-coach Arians’ Ocotillo home on the market for $1.5 million

February 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Executive Editor If you’re looking for a house in Ocotillo, boy, has Bruce Arians got a deal for you. The now-retired Arizona Cardinals head coach has put his five-bedroom, 5,000-square-foot home in the Vistas...
Once an RV park perk, pickleball is sweeping the region
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Once an RV park perk, pickleball is sweeping the region

January 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Executive Editor Whenever Susan and Steve Manolis plan a trip, their first question for an RV park is whether it has a pickleball court. “If they say ‘no,’” I say ‘OK, thank you. Click,” Susan said....
Massage Envy accusations surface in East Valley
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Massage Envy accusations surface in East Valley

December 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Staff Massage Envy therapists in the East Valley have been accused of sexual assault multiple times over the past decade, joining the spate of customer complaints across the country. The popular Arizona-based...