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Fiddler’s Dream offers virtual open stages
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Fiddler’s Dream offers virtual open stages

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Laura Latzko Contributor Fiddler’s Dream Coffeehouse has long offered a space for musicians to perform. Although the Glendale nonprofit cannot offer the same opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic because of social...
Hall of Flame one of area’s best-kept secrets
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Hall of Flame one of area’s best-kept secrets

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Chicago-area industrialist George F. Getz Jr. and his wife, Olive Atwater Getz, were driving through Wilmette, Illinois, when they saw a broken-down fire truck on the side of the road....
State likely to add new congressional seat
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State likely to add new congressional seat

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services All those folks fleeing from elsewhere to this state put Arizona on track for picking up a 10th seat in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning in 2022. And that’s going to result in...
Tourism officials hope Arizona’s climate trumps COVID-19
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Tourism officials hope Arizona’s climate trumps COVID-19

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Anthony J. Wallace Cronkite News Winter in Arizona usually signals a reprieve from intense heat as well as a time of economic prosperity for local businesses as visitors flee winter for Arizona’s kinder climes. But the...
Still time to honor veterans who passed away
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Still time to honor veterans who passed away

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The holidays may be over but donations are still needed by Wreaths Across America, which honored dead veterans by placing wreaths on their graves at cemeteries across the country, including Chandler’s...
Mesa senator vows defiance of mask rule
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Mesa senator vows defiance of mask rule

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services With COVID-19 still flaring, the president of the State Senate has ordered that anyone coming into the building must wear a face mask to attend sessions – setting the stage for a...
Study shows erratic nature of COVID-19 spread
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Study shows erratic nature of COVID-19 spread

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Anthony J. Wallace Cronkite News Research from Arizona and beyond suggests the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can spread erratically, making some infected people “superspreaders” and others dead ends for transmission....
High court to decide lawmaker’s immunity with Mesnard suit
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High court to decide lawmaker’s immunity with Mesnard suit

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to decide the scope of immunity provided to state lawmakers, using a case involving a South Chandler legislator. Without comment the justices last...
SRP launches effort to block wildfires
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SRP launches effort to block wildfires

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
BY GARY NELSON Contributor With Arizona locked in an epic drought, Salt River Project is launching an effort to prevent its watersheds from going up in smoke. The utility, which delivers water and electricity to vast swaths of...
Now, keep your hands on the wheel – or else
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Now, keep your hands on the wheel – or else

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Writer After a long delay, it’s time for drivers to finally put down their cell phones unless they want to see red and blue flashing lights in their rear-view mirror. Arizona’s distracted driving law went...