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Sunny Arizona keeps plastic surgeon busy
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Sunny Arizona keeps plastic surgeon busy

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor In the last 10 years, incidents of skin cancer have gone up by more than 50 percent nationwide – which means Dr. David Kelly is a pretty busy physician. The Gilbert resident is a plastic and...
6 cats, 4 dogs look for homes in Chandler
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6 cats, 4 dogs look for homes in Chandler

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Six cats and four dogs, now guests at Friends for Life Animal Rescue, are looking for permanent homes in Chandler. They include Fitz, described by shelter spokeswoman Jannelle Cosgriff as a “handsome,...
Water dangers extend beyond death for children
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Water dangers extend beyond death for children

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By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Doctors saved the life of Rose Bennett’s son, Ethan, their efforts finally paying off after several failed attempts to resuscitate him. But while the doctors were able to restore Ethan’s heartbeat,...
Stay safe during the summer months, Chandler advises
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Stay safe during the summer months, Chandler advises

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By the City of Chandler Headed out of town for summer vacation? Before you leave Chandler, be sure to let the Chandler Police Department know about your plans. The Department’s Vacation Watch Program is intended to give...
Know the nonprofit you’re supporting with your money
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Know the nonprofit you’re supporting with your money

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By Dan Shufelt Guest Writer There are so many challenges to running Arizona Helping Hands. We are a growing nonprofit organization — the largest provider of basic needs to the 14,000 children in our state’s foster care...
Help needed for Operation Back to School
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Help needed for Operation Back to School

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Organizers are still looking for more shoes and other types of support for Operation Back to School, a one-day event that helps children and teens in need get school supplies and other essentials to start...
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...