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Kyrene Chief Asks An End To ‘Ugliness’ At Board Meetings
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Kyrene Chief Asks An End To ‘Ugliness’ At Board Meetings

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By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Citing “the increasing acrimony in the tone of our community dialogue,” Kyrene Superintendent Jan Vesely at last week’s school board meeting asked for the “end of divisiveness” among...
Keeping State Highways Litter Free
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Keeping State Highways Litter Free

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By Bryce Newberry Cronkite News The next time you throw something out your car window – especially a cigarette butt – when you drive down the freeway, think of it as throwing money away. It cost taxpayers more than $4 million...
Irish Fare, Local Author Part Of Sister Cities Tea
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Irish Fare, Local Author Part Of Sister Cities Tea

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By Ellen Harrington Guest Writer Scones, soda bread and jalapeno jelly will be part of Chandler-Tullamore Sister Cities’ seventh annual Southwest Tea on Nov. 10. The fundraiser – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Cotton Room of...
Chandler To Install Free Smoke Alarms In Mobile Homes
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Chandler To Install Free Smoke Alarms In Mobile Homes

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Mobile home residents can get free smoke alarms as part of a partnership involving the Chandler Fire Department. The Arizona Burn Foundation has teamed up with the Chandler Fire Department, as...
Chandler Teen Honored For Creating Life-Detection Device
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Chandler Teen Honored For Creating Life-Detection Device

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A Chandler teenager is celebrating the award of a $25,000 scholarship for creating a life-detecting device in natural disasters. Seventeen-year-old Sachin Konan was one of 20 students honored as a 2018 Davidson Fellow through the...
Cerebral Palsy Group Selects Chandler Doctor For Annual Award
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Cerebral Palsy Group Selects Chandler Doctor For Annual Award

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A Chandler neurogeneticist has been selected for a big honor by the United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona. UCP said Dr. Michael Kruer, a member of its board, will be the recipient of the 2019 Laura Dozer Award “for his...
Area Nonprofit Finds Laptops For Needy Students And Veterans
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Area Nonprofit Finds Laptops For Needy Students And Veterans

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By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor There’s little debate that proficiency in computer technology is critical for the 21st century, but what about those students in elementary through college who have no day-to-day access to...
School Board Candidates Address Hot Topics At Forum
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School Board Candidates Address Hot Topics At Forum

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor The six candidates vying for seats on the Chandler Unified School District governing board focused on their strengths and pledged to work on student achievement and wellness if elected. The five...
Parents Assail CUSD Over Molest Claims
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Parents Assail CUSD Over Molest Claims

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By Jim Walsh And Colleen Sparks Staff The parents of a 10-year-old Tarwater Elementary fifth-grader who said she was sexually harassed and touched inappropriately by a male student are upset about the Chandler Unified School...
Multiple Births Club Helps Moms Find Support
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Multiple Births Club Helps Moms Find Support

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Raising children while juggling work and other responsibilities can be a tricky balancing act, especially when a mother gives birth to two or more babies at the same time. That is where local nonprofit group Busy Bee Mothers of...