2021 February Archive - SanTan Sun News

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Phoenix Children’s a lifesaver for Chandler man
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Phoenix Children’s a lifesaver for Chandler man

February 20th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Katy Springer Contributor Adam Smith didn’t know much about his heart defects until recently. He knew he was born a “blue baby” and underwent multiple heart surgeries in his first few weeks of life, but his parents...
Gila River Indian Community plans a mammoth neighbor
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Gila River Indian Community plans a mammoth neighbor

February 19th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Over the next decade, Chandler will be getting a big new neighbor – a 3,300-acre sports and entertainment complex that could give the Gila River Indian Community a rival to the Talking Stick...
Teen’s suicide an impetus to update manslaughter law
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Teen’s suicide an impetus to update manslaughter law

February 17th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The family of a Chandler teenager who died by suicide in 2019 is hoping state lawmakers will pass legislation that allows law enforcement to prosecute individuals who encourage vulnerable minors to...
Survey: most CUSD parents prefer in-person learning
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Survey: most CUSD parents prefer in-person learning

February 15th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer More than 70 percent of Chandler Unified School District parents support in-person learning and want it to remain for the foreseeable future, according to a new survey conducted by the district. Of...
Chandler lawmaker’s gaming bill advances
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Chandler lawmaker’s gaming bill advances

February 14th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Howard Fischer Media Services Promoted by an aide to Gov. Doug Ducey and urged on by sports teams and Native American tribes, a vastly expanded legal gaming proposal for Arizona advanced by a Chandler lawmaker cleared its...
Upheaval and unfortunate incidents can strengthen us
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Upheaval and unfortunate incidents can strengthen us

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Guest Writer The Scriptures are filled with anecdotes describing acts of one human being toward another to enhance their values and encourage humanities call for good.  There are so many ways to...
Photographers exchange creates Gilbert exhibit
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Photographers exchange creates Gilbert exhibit

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By srianthi perera Contributor Arizona photographers Geoff Reed of Phoenix and Rebecca Wilks of Yarnell spent two weeks last November exploring colorful and raucous markets, dense neighborhoods and lively festivals of tropical...
Chandler Library adds graphic novel discussion group
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Chandler Library adds graphic novel discussion group

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF People who love comics, graphic novels and storytelling through sequential art can join other fans online through the new Graphic Novel Book Club presented by the Chandler Public Library. This group will...
Alice Cooper tells ‘Detroit Stories’ on new album
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Alice Cooper tells ‘Detroit Stories’ on new album

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Alice Cooper and his longtime producer, Bob Ezrin, create conceptual albums. The topic of the original shock rocker’s forthcoming collection is something close to his heart — his...
New season of AZ Creates! web series starting Feb. 11
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New season of AZ Creates! web series starting Feb. 11

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Tempe musician and a Chandler author are among the four creatives scheduled to kick off the new season of AZ Creates!, a YouTube web series television show highlighting artists and authors, produced and...