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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....
Air-conditioning company gives mom cool surprise
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Air-conditioning company gives mom cool surprise

May 12th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, SanTan Staff Writer   A single mother of three juggling a full-time job as a teacher and a few other positions is sweating a little less now that a Chandler company gave her a cool surprise. Croffoot...
Local Girl Scouts’ service projects earn top award
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Local Girl Scouts’ service projects earn top award

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Three local high school Girl Scouts proved their weight in gold when it comes to serving the community. Elena Boyd, 18; Aleayah Hughes, 18; and Danielle Manella, 17, recently received...
Her son’s cancer led her to helping families
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Her son’s cancer led her to helping families

April 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Staff   Patti Luttrell’s son Jeff was just 12 when he needed a bone marrow transplant. It was the latest attempt to save his life after fighting cancer for several years. Despite the tremendous strain...
Chandler students vied in geography bee
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Chandler students vied in geography bee

April 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Staff   A sixth-grader at Kyrene Traditional Academy is gushing about a globally-focused competition, where he got to meet other students who are crazy about geography. Timotheos Mihalopoulos, 11, of...