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Dog adoptions teach a lesson about humanity
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Dog adoptions teach a lesson about humanity

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By David Leibowitz Columnist Early in my newspaper career, I worked at a New Jersey tabloid where the publisher was a man of few words, most of them insulting and frequently shouted at top volume. He was easy to make angry and I...
Seton Catholic to create eSports team beginning next school year
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Seton Catholic to create eSports team beginning next school year

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Seton Catholic Prep announced Tuesday, May 4 its plan to create an eSports team beginning next school year. The team will compete in the eSports league hosted by the Arizona Interscholastic...
High School hockey getting desert foothold
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High School hockey getting desert foothold

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Jenna Mazel Cronkite News Although it is not sanctioned by the Arizona Interscholastic Association, high school hockey has a foothold in the desert. “Obviously we are not a hockey state,” said David Hines, the executive...
Casteel cruises to first-ever boys’ volleyball state title
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Casteel cruises to first-ever boys’ volleyball state title

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Brittany Bowyer Contributing Writer It wasn’t long ago that the future of high school sports in Arizona was still up in the air. The winter sports season was postponed twice, cancelled and then given the green light with...
Chandler schools dominate state track & field meets
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Chandler schools dominate state track & field meets

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor The start of the coronavirus pandemic last spring put many Chandler schools’ plans to defend their state track & field championships on hold. Chandler girls were forced to wait another year to...
Their chimney cakes wow European tourists
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Their chimney cakes wow European tourists

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Melody Birkett Contributor AZ Chimney Cakes is serving up a distinctive treat using sweet bread dough.  “The concept is very unique,” explained Kathy Williams, who owns AZ Chimney Cakes at Mesa Riverview with her son,...
Chandler students try saving peers from suicide
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Chandler students try saving peers from suicide

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer In the aftermath of two Chandler teenagers dying as a result of mental health struggles, local high school students are ramping up their efforts to reach out to classmates in distress before it’s...
Chandler man sheds nearly 200 pounds
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Chandler man sheds nearly 200 pounds

May 23rd, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Casey Flanagan Contributor A Chandler sports marketing executive has transformed his lifestyle by attending Orangetheory Fitness and losing over nearly 200 pounds in the process. Neal Bendesky, 63, said he promoted national...
Chandler Unified easing campus COVID-19 rules
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Chandler Unified easing campus COVID-19 rules

May 23rd, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer New mitigation measures released by the Chandler Unified School District show students won’t have to wear masks in the next school year and will be allowed to stand closer to each other. After more...
Chandler urologist excited about her own practice
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Chandler urologist excited about her own practice

May 21st, 2021 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF As the stepdaughter of a German immigrant who set out for America and worked hard to become a businessman, Dr. Lauren N. Byrne knows all about the challenges and hard work involved in setting out on your...