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Wetter-than-usual summer elevates EV mosquito risks
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Wetter-than-usual summer elevates EV mosquito risks

August 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan, Staff A pickup truck mounted with a fogging machine drives along an East Valley roadway, unleashing chemicals into the night air in an effort to control mosquitoes and the disease they carry. Just this past July,...
Gilbert crossing guards brush up on traffic safety
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Gilbert crossing guards brush up on traffic safety

August 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor   While Gilbert and other East Valley students started hitting the books again last week, many crossing guards were brushing up on their skill sets to steer children to safety. Nearly 200...
Excess medical weed fees can fund drug treatment, AG says
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Excess medical weed fees can fund drug treatment, AG says

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services   State lawmakers are free to use fees paid by medical marijuana patients to operate programs to help get people off of other drugs, Attorney General Mark Brnovich has concluded. But...
Feds throw in the towel in ex-lawmaker’s bribery case
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Feds throw in the towel in ex-lawmaker’s bribery case

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services   Federal prosecutors gave up last week in their effort to convict a former utility regulator and others on charges on bribery and fraud. In a two-page filing, Assistant U.S....
Voters to choose three Council members in primary
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Voters to choose three Council members in primary

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler The City of Chandler will hold a primary election on Aug. 28 for the purpose of electing a mayor and three council members. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Councilmember Kevin Hartke is running...
‘Voice of Waymo’ helps driverless passengers
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‘Voice of Waymo’ helps driverless passengers

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky Managing Editor When commuters settle into one of Waymo’s self-driving cars there might not be a driver behind the wheel, but the Voice of Waymo is always there in case riders have questions or run into...
Upgrades planned at Tumbleweed Park, museum
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Upgrades planned at Tumbleweed Park, museum

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   People who like to get their exercise at a popular park or explore Chandler’s history by walking around a museum will discover multimillion-dollar upgrades for their experiences. The...
Transplant patients bring awareness through athletics
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Transplant patients bring awareness through athletics

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Staff Writer   Northeast Mesa residents Randy Shepherd and Jill Bowers are walking advertisements for organ donations. Shepherd, who had a heart transplant four years ago, and Bowers, who...
Recycling operation riles Sun Lakes neighbors
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Recycling operation riles Sun Lakes neighbors

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan, Guest Writer   When Phillip Graham moved into the Santan Vista neighborhood three years ago come September, he thought the property within 300 feet of his backyard fence was a storage yard. “There were...
New novelist blends faith, suspense in mysteries
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New novelist blends faith, suspense in mysteries

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   A Chandler woman’s second novel merges her personal experiences in the Mormon faith with mystery, suspense and romance. Adele Doreen Sabbah, who uses the name A.D. Sabbah, wrote...