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Ex-Mesa woman who lost son touts Waymo vehicles
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Ex-Mesa woman who lost son touts Waymo vehicles

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By Cecilia Chan, Staff Writer Waymo’s latest pitch for driverless vehicles focuses on a Gilbert woman whose 14-year-old son was killed by a red-light runner. Michael Allanson died blocks from his Mesa home when an 82-year-old...
Musician from Israel inspires day campers
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Musician from Israel inspires day campers

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A musician born and raised in Israel is infusing cultural lessons and fun into camps at the East Valley Jewish Community Center in Chandler this summer. Erez Kessler, who is originally from...
Chandler’s Miss Arizona to lead Lions Club
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Chandler’s Miss Arizona to lead Lions Club

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Isabel Ticlo’s reign as Miss Arizona 2018 may soon be over but the dedicated volunteer who is passionate about helping the visually impaired is getting warmed up for her next crowning...
Center for the Arts volunteer honored by city
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Center for the Arts volunteer honored by city

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BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer Four years ago Diane Parkins began volunteering for the Chandler Center for the Arts. Last month, she was recognized by the city council for completing over 500 hours of service. After spending 36...
Chandler boy with cancer gets to meet his hero
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Chandler boy with cancer gets to meet his hero

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By Lin Sue Cooney Guest Writer Parker Young caught the basketball bug early on. He began playing at age 9 and has been a fan ever since — high school to pro ball. At 5 feet 9 inches, the 14-year-old is in his element on...
Seton junior heading to Big Apple for big opportunity
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Seton junior heading to Big Apple for big opportunity

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Seton Catholic Preparatory junior from Chandler is heading to the Big Apple to participate in a prestigious summer program. Valeria Juvera Cruz will join a four-week Oxbrridge Academic Program, which its...
GI Bill’s 75th anniversary special for Chandler man
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GI Bill’s 75th anniversary special for Chandler man

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By Suzanne Jameson Staff Writer Peter Drucker, the founder of modern management once called GI Bill of Rights the impetus for “the shift to the knowledge society” and that historians might one day “consider it the most...
Gilbert vet recalls his role in Normandy Invasion
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Gilbert vet recalls his role in Normandy Invasion

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By david m. brown Contributor Seventy-five years ago, Henry DuBay helped save the world from Nazi domination. The 95-year-old Gilbert man piloted a C-47 transport during the Normandy Invasion that began June 6, 1944, as part of...
Local nurse helps moms, newborns’ drug withdrawal
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Local nurse helps moms, newborns’ drug withdrawal

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By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer Monique French was taking prescribed psychotropic medication and Subutex to treat an opioid addiction when she became pregnant in November 2017. She had been on prescription opioids since 14 to treat...
Local Eagles tourney addresses trades labor shortage
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Local Eagles tourney addresses trades labor shortage

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Partly mindful of the critical workforce shortage in Arizona’s construction industry, the Gilbert Eagles are trying to do something about the problem with their inaugural golf tournament. Their Fathers’...