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City Council lays out bold vision for Chandler’s future
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City Council lays out bold vision for Chandler’s future

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By Kayla Rutledge Staff Writer Along with a new logo and tagline, the City Council has made some major changes to its vision for Chandler. Since February the council and directors of all city departments have collaborated to...
Chandler hospital offering home visits
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Chandler hospital offering home visits

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Contributor Some people who have asthma, pneumonia, dehydration and other pressing medical conditions will be able to get treatment and check-ups at home through a new program Chandler Regional Medical Center is...
Northwestern Mutual honors kid’s cancer network
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Northwestern Mutual honors kid’s cancer network

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor More children and families impacted by cancer will get support and resources to build brighter futures thanks to a $50,000 grant Northwestern Mutual has awarded to Children’s Cancer Network....
Former Gilbert detective continues to help kids
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Former Gilbert detective continues to help kids

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By Srianthi Perera Contributor Physical and sexual abuse of children are all too common in Gilbert and beyond. Just ask Terri Arenas. She worked as a detective for the Gilbert Police Department for 25 years — 15 of them...
Extra state funds help food banks expand
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Extra state funds help food banks expand

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A big boost in money by the State Legislature will help food banks in Chandler and around the state quickly and safely distribute more perishable food to people in need. The Association of Arizona Food Banks...
Community activist named new city magistrate
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Community activist named new city magistrate

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A passionate Chandler community advocate with an extensive judicial background is excited to be working in his new position as presiding city magistrate for Chandler Municipal Court. David...
As temperatures rise, pools become loaded guns
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As temperatures rise, pools become loaded guns

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By Jim Walsh, Staff Writer As temperatures begin to soar, drowning prevention advocates are warning that the backyard swimming pool poses about the same threat to toddlers as a loaded gun. But the pool can also become a deadly...
Teammates rally around Chandler cancer victim, 7
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Teammates rally around Chandler cancer victim, 7

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By Sebastian Emanuel, Cronkite News With her head freshly shaved, and her friends providing a protective cocoon, 7-year-old Leighton Accardo of Chandler looked down at her wrist and read the words on her bracelet. “You are...
Chandler churches help as immigrants surge
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Chandler churches help as immigrants surge

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By Devan Sauer, Contributor On the first week of the month, white Homeland Security buses pull into the parking lot of the Grove Church in Chandler, unloading dozens of migrant families. They had surrendered to Border Patrol...
Gilbert’s MD Anderson center celebrates survivors
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Gilbert’s MD Anderson center celebrates survivors

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By Cecilia Chan, Staff Writer Josh Critser was just starting his nursing studies at school when he said he heard the life-changing news: “You’ve got cancer.” Critser was diagnosed with testicular cancer and was told his...