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Downtown Chandler studio helps aspiring artists
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Downtown Chandler studio helps aspiring artists

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Staci Hauk Contributor A downtown Chandler studio is sparking creativity that perfectly aligns with its vibrant and eclectic neighbors. Burst of Butterflies has become a staple in the ever-evolving area, bringing a family feel...
Chandler CEO of credit union a family man at heart
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Chandler CEO of credit union a family man at heart

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor In 26 years at Desert Financial Credit Union, the last 3 1/2 as president and CEO, Jeff Meshey has never missed a day of work. He credits his upbringing in the farmlands of Lancaster County,...
Education tax debate focuses on classroom spending
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Education tax debate focuses on classroom spending

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Both sides of the debate on Proposition 208 appear to agree that the state is not spending enough on public education. But the outcome of the vote on whether to hike income taxes on the...
As classrooms reopen, students’ mental health a big concern
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As classrooms reopen, students’ mental health a big concern

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Writer As children and teens begin returning to Mesa classrooms, teachers and administrators aren’t just focused on addressing “learning loss” among many students during months of online instruction. They...
New rock-climbing center OK’d for south Chandler
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New rock-climbing center OK’d for south Chandler

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Chandler City Council has rezoned land around the municipal airport for the construction of a new indoor rock-climbing gym. Council authorized the amended zoning of an 8-acre parcel near Gilbert and Germann...
25 years later, Sunset Limited mystery still unsolved
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25 years later, Sunset Limited mystery still unsolved

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
BY GARY NELSON Contributor A little before midnight on Sunday, Oct. 8, 1995, an Amtrak passenger train called the Sunset Limited pulled out of Phoenix under a full desert moon, heading west. Its two locomotives pulled 12 cars....
Chandler girl, 12, weathering cancer ordeal
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Chandler girl, 12, weathering cancer ordeal

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Katy Springer Contributor It started as a lump on her knee. Twelve-year-old Kylie Lark had taken a spill down the stairs and her parents, Jolene and Daryl, figured she had sprained something. The Chandler couple did all of the...
Huge mask-making project launched here
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Huge mask-making project launched here

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Volunteers are mobilizing to sew 600,000 medical-grade face masks for use in hospitals throughout the Phoenix area as the masks become a part of everyday life throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Virus now helps drive teacher vacancies in state
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Virus now helps drive teacher vacancies in state

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services An average 20 percent boost in teacher salaries over the past four years has apparently done little to entice people into the classroom and keep experienced staffers there. A new report...
Chandler Fire encourages everyone to be prepared
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Chandler Fire encourages everyone to be prepared

September 24th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By the City of Chandler People everywhere are learning the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. Emergencies can happen at any time, anywhere, and while natural disasters or widespread emergencies are uncommon in...