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Courts give veterans a chance to get their lives together
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Courts give veterans a chance to get their lives together

January 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
  Judges, politicians and government officials speak about the benefits of establishing the new East Valley Veterans Court, but U.S. Coast Guard veteran Christopher Bilandzija is living proof that the concept works....
Kyrene school board confronts a $5 million problem
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Kyrene school board confronts a $5 million problem

January 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Less than an hour after they approved the creation of the district’s first pre-K-8 campus, its first International Baccalaureate program and more early education offerings, Kyrene governing board members learned they may face a...
Firefighters prepare to start training in new burn building
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Firefighters prepare to start training in new burn building

January 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
The Chandler Fire, Health & Medical Department recently held its first live fire test in its new 9,000-square-foot burn building, which will be used for regular training starting early this year. “With its many different...
Creating healthy eating habits
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Creating healthy eating habits

December 16th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
When it comes to eating, it can be difficult to find foods that kids can enjoy while also introducing them to valuable nourishment and health principles. Instead of giving in to ice cream for every meal or forcing children to eat...
Police need help identifying CVS and Walgreens thief
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Police need help identifying CVS and Walgreens thief

December 16th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
The Chandler Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect from two burglaries. At approximately 7:48 a.m. Nov. 25, a man entered the CVS Pharmacy at 2005 N. Dobson Rd. and demanded prescription...
Tibshraeny features councilmembers on ‘Chandler Inside and Out’
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Tibshraeny features councilmembers on ‘Chandler Inside and Out’

December 16th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
On the latest episode of Mayor Jay Tibshraeny’s cable television program, “Chandler Inside and Out,” he sits down with Vice Mayor Jack Sellers and Councilman Rick Heumann. Both started on the Council in January 2009, and...
Tax filing season begins Jan. 23; returns due April 18
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Tax filing season begins Jan. 23; returns due April 18

December 16th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
The Internal Revenue Service said that the tax season will begin Monday, Jan. 23, and reminded taxpayers claiming certain tax credits to expect a longer wait for refunds. Many software companies and tax professionals will be...
Celebrating Chandler in 2016: Year in review
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Celebrating Chandler in 2016: Year in review

December 16th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
By the City of Chandler Communications and Public Affairs Department This year was a banner one for Chandler. Let’s look back at the highlights that defined 2016. January The year kicked off with an invitation to the community...
Taiwanese baseball players to experience culture of the Valley
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Taiwanese baseball players to experience culture of the Valley

December 1st, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   When ballplayers from Tainan, Taiwan, come to town on Saturday, Dec. 3, Chandler National Little League President Doug Brewster has one goal. “We want to show them the best American time we...
Help children like PJ by donating blood
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Help children like PJ by donating blood

November 26th, 2016 | by SanTan Sun News
Katrina Eaton gave birth to a healthy baby girl, but the situation rapidly changed. Baby PJ got a cold that became pneumonia and respiratory failure. She was taken to the closest emergency room and then transported by medical...