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Health care trends for 2017
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Health care trends for 2017

February 18th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dave Allazetta, CEO for UnitedHealthcare of Arizona The U.S. health care system will continue to evolve during 2017, with new technologies and programs helping make care more efficient and accessible for more Americans. Here...
The 2017 priorities of the Board of Supervisors’ chairman
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The 2017 priorities of the Board of Supervisors’ chairman

February 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Denny Barney This year, there are a lot of new faces in Maricopa County—a different sheriff, a new county recorder, treasurer and superintendent of schools. A five-year Board of Supervisors makeover culminated with the...
Time on the Council was well spent
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Time on the Council was well spent

January 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rick Heumann For the past eight years, it has been my pleasure to serve the citizens of Chandler as a councilman. My parents always instilled the importance of giving back to the community and I’ve had many experiences to...
Chandler Police Cadets a blessing for teens, young adults
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Chandler Police Cadets a blessing for teens, young adults

January 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
It is nothing new to hear that 2016 was a rough year for law enforcement officers. As of Dec. 28, 2016, according to the Officer Down Memorial page, officers killed by gunfire was up 59% from 2015. Here in Chandler, our police...
Ensuring readiness for college and career begins in early childhood
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Ensuring readiness for college and career begins in early childhood

December 1st, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
By Marie Raymond In the wake of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, we can begin building in our young children an appreciation of our nation’s veterans and their service to our country. In addition to modeling to young children how to...
Find time, compassion to give this holiday season
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Find time, compassion to give this holiday season

November 19th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
By Councilman Terry Roe I know it’s hard to believe, but the holidays are fast approaching and it is time to consider helping those in need. Disadvantaged families and individuals in crises tend to experience heightened levels...
Teen-to-teen abuse—it does happen
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Teen-to-teen abuse—it does happen

November 10th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
By Councilwoman Nora Ellen   Domestic violence often is associated with mature, adult relationships, but it is an issue that is alarmingly prevalent among our teenage population. According to national statistics from the...
Invest in Chandler by shopping local
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Invest in Chandler by shopping local

November 10th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
By Councilman Rick Heumann The holiday shopping season is not far off, and each year I like to remind residents of the importance of shopping local. There are many great retailers that call Chandler home. People who have invested...