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Former TechShop reopens under ASU management
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Former TechShop reopens under ASU management

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By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor The Chandler makerspace run by TechShop until it went bankrupt has reopened after Arizona State University stepped in to help serve entrepreneurs, artists and others who had lost a place to...
Deaf Mesa taco chef listens only to inspiration
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Deaf Mesa taco chef listens only to inspiration

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By Jason Stone Staff Writer   Marcus Bryant grew up black and deaf, a double whammy of discrimination that would shape his entire life. Not only did he deal with the institutional racism of a divided country just after the...
Gallery shows legacy of legendary Chandler architect
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Gallery shows legacy of legendary Chandler architect

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   Vision Gallery will be displaying captivating photos revealing mid-century works by a longtime Chandler architect and others who left a distinctive mark on the community. “Mid-Century...
Restaurants playing cupid with decadent specials
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Restaurants playing cupid with decadent specials

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   Anyone who wants to aim for their loved ones’ hearts this Valentine’s Day can bring them to quaint and glamorous settings to fill their stomachs with multi-course dinners and sweet...
Bibliophile enjoys nearly five decades at city library
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Bibliophile enjoys nearly five decades at city library

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   A Chandler librarian with almost five decades under her belt enjoys sharing her love of books and energizing children in two languages at the downtown library. The Chandler City Council...
Arizona reaping millions in medical weed fees
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Arizona reaping millions in medical weed fees

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services   A Lake Havasu Republican lawmaker wants to reduce the financial burden on medical marijuana patients as the state reaps millions in fees from cardholders and dispensaries. The...
Grapple with inequality ends for Chandler high school girls wrestlers
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Grapple with inequality ends for Chandler high school girls wrestlers

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By Eric Newman Santan Sun News Staff Writer   At high schools across Chandler, female wrestling finally has arrived, no holds barred. Since the Arizona Interscholastic Association, the governing body of high school sports in...
Bike riders hope to bring clean water to African village
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Bike riders hope to bring clean water to African village

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by Santan Sun News Staff   Four Ahwatukee residents are leading an effort to bring clean water to African villagers who have none. Jane and Bob Meneely, along with Steve Elwell and Olivia Chavez, have scheduled a Wheels 4...
Chandler close to end of the road (work)
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Chandler close to end of the road (work)

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By Jason Stone Staff Writer   Chandler transportation officials are mapping out the final road extension plans for the city’s major streets as two of the final widening projects are getting underway. Transportation...
St. John Bosco team places fourth in Future Cities meet
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St. John Bosco team places fourth in Future Cities meet

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Santan Sun News Staff   A quartet of Chandler and Ahwatukee seventh-graders who attend St. John Bosco Catholic School came in fourth place among 90 middle school teams that competed in the Future Cities contest. Jack Lisi,...