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Like dance? Lots of it this month in Chandler
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Like dance? Lots of it this month in Chandler

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor This month is a great time to catch young dancers spinning, leaping and bringing life to the stage at Chandler Center for the Arts. Several Chandler and other local dance studios with students as...
Local nurse helps moms, newborns’ drug withdrawal
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Local nurse helps moms, newborns’ drug withdrawal

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer Monique French was taking prescribed psychotropic medication and Subutex to treat an opioid addiction when she became pregnant in November 2017. She had been on prescription opioids since 14 to treat...
Local Eagles tourney addresses trades labor shortage
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Local Eagles tourney addresses trades labor shortage

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Partly mindful of the critical workforce shortage in Arizona’s construction industry, the Gilbert Eagles are trying to do something about the problem with their inaugural golf tournament. Their Fathers’...
Advocate for forgiveness shares story for book
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Advocate for forgiveness shares story for book

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A Chandler advocate for people with disabilities is hoping to help people forgive and heal from past trauma with the story of her recovery from a traumatic relationship. Nicole Harvick, 59, is...
Prolific Chandler biomedical inventor honored
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Prolific Chandler biomedical inventor honored

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A Chandler man who has filed more than 76 patents for medical devices that help improve treatment of cardiac and neurological diseases will be honored next week at a special school in...
FANS helps Chandler kids, others in need
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FANS helps Chandler kids, others in need

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Thousands of children and teenagers in Arizona are homeless, a problem that a Chandler nonprofit is fighting by teaming up with many partners. FANS Across America Charitable Foundation started in...
Chandler Church ties Indian culture into worship
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Chandler Church ties Indian culture into worship

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Cultural ties bind worshippers in a close-knit Chandler Christian church with roots in India that began with one family in an apartment and is now flourishing with nearly 200 members....
Springfield Ladies’ blankets comfort traumatized kids
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Springfield Ladies’ blankets comfort traumatized kids

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Linus from Charles M. Schulz’s comic strip “Peanuts” was iconic for carrying around one of these soft, cuddly comforts, and a group of ladies in a Chandler senior community frequently make...
Townsend bill enhances Legislature’s comedic value
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Townsend bill enhances Legislature’s comedic value

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By David Leibowitz Columnist When I came to Arizona in the mid-1990s, I found myself fascinated by the Arizona Legislature. Then, as now, legislators earned the princely sum of $24,000 a year, and in return they seemed mostly...
County handles many responsibilities in region
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County handles many responsibilities in region

June 3rd, 2019 | by STSN Staff
By Jack Sellers Guest Writer I don’t need to tell you that a dominant story of the Phoenix metropolitan area over the past decade has been the remarkable growth we’ve experienced in the East Valley. This growth depends on...