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Chandler author busy as state’s poet laureate
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Chandler author busy as state’s poet laureate

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By Srianthi Perera Contributor If someone had told Alberto Alvaro Rios when he was a teenager growing up in a borderland community that he would become Arizona’s first poet laureate, his response would have been mirth....
Chandler woman brings yoga to homes, offices
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Chandler woman brings yoga to homes, offices

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By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Nicole Fonovich, owner of the mobile Nicole Anne Yoga, came to the practice of yoga at age 22 after living with chronic pain throughout her childhood and youth. She was born with a degenerative...
Chandler man’s business gets kids jumping for joy
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Chandler man’s business gets kids jumping for joy

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Scott Karlin found a way around the pandemic to keep kids jumping around. As owner of JumpBunch, a Chandler-based mobile sports and fitness program for kids 18 months to 12 years, Karlin since 2008 provides...
Bungee studio confronts pandemic’s ups and downs
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Bungee studio confronts pandemic’s ups and downs

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Cherith Pruitt bought her fitness studio at perhaps one of the most chaotic times imaginable. She took over ownership of Tough Lotus at 3050 N. Dobson Road in Chandler in late May as Arizona began...
City’s virus-relief plan to aid businesses, others
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City’s virus-relief plan to aid businesses, others

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The City of Chandler will award grants to pandemic-stressed local businesses with some of the $30 million it received from the state to ease the economic repercussions caused by COVID-19. According to...
4 seek 3 seats on Chandler Unified school board
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4 seek 3 seats on Chandler Unified school board

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The field has been set for candidates running in the Nov. 3 election for three open seats on the Chandler Unified School District Governing Board. Among them are two longtime incumbents are seeking...
Lawmakers unhappy with emergency powers
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Lawmakers unhappy with emergency powers

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Some lawmakers want to revisit Arizona laws that give the governor broad powers in cases of emergency. Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley, wants a constitutional amendment sent to the ballot...
Local resident name to Chandler Cultural Foundation
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Local resident name to Chandler Cultural Foundation

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SANTAN SUN NEWS A Chandler resident with a long history in strategic planning and community engagement has been named to the Chandler Cultural Foundation. LaTricia Harper Woods has been named to the non-profit, the managing board...
City offers many ways to play and have fun
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City offers many ways to play and have fun

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By the City of Chandler July is Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association celebrated each year in Chandler. But 2020 is a year like no other and this month, residents are invited to...
Technology helps foster kids maintain human bonds
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Technology helps foster kids maintain human bonds

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By Clint Williams Guest Writer Ron Adelson knows relationships matter. “That’s not just warm and fuzzy poster material,” says the CEO of Aid to Adoption of Special Kids. “It’s science.” Positive relationships change...