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Local students carrying a tune all the way to Australia
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Local students carrying a tune all the way to Australia

June 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lee Shappell, Staff   Natalie Garrett of Chandler says she is still in disbelief that she gets to fly more than 20 hours to perform in a world-famous venue. Emily Baxter of Gilbert just hopes to hug a koala. The two are...
Chandler man and son explore The Holocaust’s horrors
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Chandler man and son explore The Holocaust’s horrors

June 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   As a Jewish boy growing up in Brooklyn during World War II, Bill Stone heard many stories about the Holocaust. But a trip to Poland with his son, Daniel, in April gave Chandler man a...
Ducey disputes school chief’s war on evolution
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Ducey disputes school chief’s war on evolution

June 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services   Gov. Doug Ducey said earlier this week that he believes evolution should remain part of the science standards for public high schools, despite efforts by the state’s top school...
2 popular parks to get major upgrade
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2 popular parks to get major upgrade

May 31st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Two popular parks in Chandler are getting upgrades that experts say will provide more polished, safer areas for children and adults to play and participate in sports. The Chandler City...
Chandler mom-son team flying high
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Chandler mom-son team flying high

May 29th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Spirits are high for a Chandler woman and her 13-year-old son, who soared above the competition at a national indoor skydiving contest. Mary Traub and her son, Nick Traub-Finley, won the...
2 Chandler natives serving with historic Navy 7th Fleet
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2 Chandler natives serving with historic Navy 7th Fleet

May 27th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   Two Chandler natives are serving the U.S. Navy halfway around the world in Sasebo, Japan. Petty Officer 3rd Class Ari Dehghani, a 2012 Dobson High School graduate, is a gas systems turbine electrical...
High school grads will shine at ceremonies
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High school grads will shine at ceremonies

May 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Some top students in Chandler high schools will earn recognition for their academic achievement as they take center stage at graduation. Valedictorians – seniors chosen largely for...
Sandy Hook prompted local acupuncturist’s mission
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Sandy Hook prompted local acupuncturist’s mission

May 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda, Contributor Dec. 14, 2012 forever changed the lives of residents in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and several adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School lost their lives in a mass...
Chandler native helps name Martian crater
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Chandler native helps name Martian crater

May 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   A Chandler native and Perry High School grad is among researchers at Tennessee Tech University who recently named a Martian crater as part of their work on a NASA-funded project to map a geological...
Mission of Mercy opening free mobile clinic here
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Mission of Mercy opening free mobile clinic here

May 13th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   Mission of Mercy Arizona, a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to providing free primary medical care and medications to those in need, is opening its seventh mobile healthcare clinic in Chandler....