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Lawmakers concerned about school funding inequity
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Lawmakers concerned about school funding inequity

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The funding nightmare confronting Kyrene and other school districts has not escaped the attention of some lawmakers. Mesa Rep. Michelle Udall head of the House Education Committee earlier this month asked...
Chandler lawmaker defends free sports bets
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Chandler lawmaker defends free sports bets

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Gov. Doug Ducey and the two lawmakers who ushered through a new state gaming law are defending a provision that has the state effectively financing free games to entice people to gamble....
Neo-Nazi leader arrested in Chandler for assault
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Neo-Nazi leader arrested in Chandler for assault

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A leader of a neo-Nazi organization was arrested outside a Chandler hotel April 19 after he allegedly threatened a group of African-American men by a pointing a loaded firearm at them. Burt Colucci is facing...
CUSD continues mask mandate indoors
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CUSD continues mask mandate indoors

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler Unified School District will continue requiring students to wear face masks inside classrooms for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Shortly after Gov. Doug Ducey rescinded his...
Chandler tutor indicted for hiding seamy past
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Chandler tutor indicted for hiding seamy past

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Chandler man, who has been arrested up to 10 times in other states for inappropriately touching children, has been indicted by a state grand jury for trying to fraudulently conceal his history of...
Chandler is proactive in protecting water supply
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Chandler is proactive in protecting water supply

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By the City of Chandler We live in a desert. Obviously, this isn’t a surprise. Whether you were born here, or have moved here from other locations, you understand the concept of the dry heat and climate unique to the Sonoran...
Mesnard lashes out a critics of early ballot changes
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Mesnard lashes out a critics of early ballot changes

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Two Republican senators lashed out last week at businesses and the media, accusing them of mischaracterizing what is in changes they are proposing to state election laws. Michelle...
Chandler man pleads to extorting business
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Chandler man pleads to extorting business

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A Chandler man has pleaded guilty in federal court to using his YouTube channel to threaten and extort a private business. Austin Steinbart, 30, was sentenced to time served after spending several...
Chandler to renew contract for street cameras
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Chandler to renew contract for street cameras

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The city is preparing to renew its contract with a vendor to keep Chandler’s red-light enforcement cameras operational for another five years. Even though Chandler’s photo-enforcement traffic...
Chandler firefighter arrested in arson case
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Chandler firefighter arrested in arson case

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer            A veteran Chandler Fire Department firefighter faces arson and other charges in connection with his arrest last week for the apparent fire-bombing of an occupied Gilbert home. Eric...