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Parents Taking The Lead In Teen Suicide Prevention
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Parents Taking The Lead In Teen Suicide Prevention

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Denise and Ben Denslow, LeAnn Hull and Tim Warnock know the endless pain parents suffer when their child dies by suicide. That’s why the three parents attended a Chandler Unified School District...
Parents Assail CUSD Over Molest Claims
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Parents Assail CUSD Over Molest Claims

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
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...
Our Community Deserves The Best School District In America
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Our Community Deserves The Best School District In America

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Robert Rice Guest Writer I believe CUSD is on the right track in preparing students for high school and adult life. In 2010, the district developed a comprehensive strategic plan now called Journey 2025. This plan clearly...
Multiple Births Club Helps Moms Find Support
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Multiple Births Club Helps Moms Find Support

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
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...
Much Is Required To Make Our Students Successful Adults
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Much Is Required To Make Our Students Successful Adults

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Robinson Guest Writer Schools today are tasked with so much more than teaching students reading, writing and arithmetic. In addition to instructing on the basics, teachers are tasked with preparing students for the future,...
Locals Go Bananas Over Sweet, Savory Smoothies At New Store
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Locals Go Bananas Over Sweet, Savory Smoothies At New Store

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor People are hopping on the smoothie trend as they sip the thick, fruity, sweet and savory concoctions to get a boost and fill their bellies while keeping on track with their health goals at a new...
Local Nonprofit Finds Laptops For Needy Students, Veterans
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Local Nonprofit Finds Laptops For Needy Students, Veterans

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
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...
Let’s Keep Breaking Voter Turnout Records In Arizona
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Let’s Keep Breaking Voter Turnout Records In Arizona

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Diane E. Brown and Michele Reagan Guest Writers Maricopa County recently broke its record for voter turnout in a primary election. The uptick in voters, coupled with records broken by other counties across the state,...
Latest FBI Crime Report Offers Good News For Region
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Latest FBI Crime Report Offers Good News For Region

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Property crime dropped in East Valley cities during 2017, consistent with a nationwide trend that has been noted in the FBI’s annual Uniform Crime report for the past 15 years. The biggest declines were in...
Jobs Pouring Into East Valley As Firms Flock To Region
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Jobs Pouring Into East Valley As Firms Flock To Region

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff Writer Arizona’s job numbers are sizzling, but East Valley numbers are on fire. A recent report from the East Valley Partnership said the region’s six communities – Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe, Queen...