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New gambling law raises addiction worries
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New gambling law raises addiction worries

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Jesse Morrison Cronkite News The ability to attend a sporting event, place a bet on a team and possibly return home a winner will soon be a reality in Arizona. So, too, could an uptick in gambling addiction, some worry....
Racing school gets new go-karts, expands training
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Racing school gets new go-karts, expands training

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Radford Racing School at Wild Horse Pass, the official high performance driving school of Dodge//SRT, is the first driver training facility in the U.S. to receive a fleet of the Brazilian manufactured Piquet...
Chandler cyclists may get protection on Frye Road
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Chandler cyclists may get protection on Frye Road

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler is planning to use federal funds to redevelop a 2.5-mile section of Frye Road with additional lanes reserved for cyclists. A $3.7-million grant could be spent on protective barriers that...
College earns special status for Hispanic population
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College earns special status for Hispanic population

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF New enrollment figures have helped Chandler-Gilbert Community College earn a distinction that will allow the campus to apply for new sources of federal funding. The growing number of CGCC students who...
CUSD trying to win back students it lost
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CUSD trying to win back students it lost

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler Unified School District is hoping a new marketing strategy will help attract enough new students to replace the 2,000 pupils that left the district during the pandemic. Since schools started...
Nearly half of eligible residents fully vaccinated
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Nearly half of eligible residents fully vaccinated

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Nearly half of Chandler residents 15 and older have been fully vaccinated with one of the three COVID-19 vaccines. Data released last week by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health show...
Employment campaign features Chandler man
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Employment campaign features Chandler man

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Chandler man is the focus of a new drive to persuade employers to hire deaf people and the hard of hearing. The statewide employment campaign by the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing...
Downtown Chandler gets a new neighbor
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Downtown Chandler gets a new neighbor

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF There’s a new neighbor in downtown Chandler and the developers say it will become a standard by which future office buildings will be judged. George Oliver completed what the company’s partners call an...
Wedding show highlights pandemic’s impact on nuptials
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Wedding show highlights pandemic’s impact on nuptials

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor As the wedding industry emerges from its pandemic slump, businesses and betrothed alike are reinventing ceremonies and celebrations to a large extent. No longer are there only ceremonies....
Social media keeps Erin McLoughlin inspired
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Social media keeps Erin McLoughlin inspired

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Erin McLoughlin was a little girl, growing up in Anthem, when she saw Norman Rockwell paintings for the first time. She admired his portraits with exaggerated emotions, she said....