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CUSD building ‘sally-ports’ at elementary schools
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CUSD building ‘sally-ports’ at elementary schools

May 11th, 2021 | by development
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Chandler Unified School District is planning to spend nearly $1.5 million on boosting security measures at 10 elementary schools. Concord General Contracting and Chasse Building Team have been awarded...
Chandler joins pedestrian safety campaign
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Chandler joins pedestrian safety campaign

May 11th, 2021 | by development
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The Chandler Police Department is participating in a countywide enforcement campaign intended to reduce the number of pedestrian fatalities across the Valley. The Maricopa Association of...
Community college bill signed into law
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Community college bill signed into law

May 11th, 2021 | by development
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Arizona’s community colleges are now on the path to awarding four-year degrees if they want. Gov. Doug Ducey last week signed legislation to permit these local institutions to offer...
Chandler Medicare thief gets 3 years in jail
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Chandler Medicare thief gets 3 years in jail

May 11th, 2021 | by development
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Chandler woman has been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to filing thousands of fraudulent claims for Medicare benefits totaling more than $4 million. Frances Jones, 52, was ordered to...
Arrest report describes harrowing encounter
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Arrest report describes harrowing encounter

May 11th, 2021 | by development
By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer A Tolleson man accused of ramming a stolen car into a group of officers, killing Chandler Officer Christoper Farrar and severely injuring a Gillbert officer, remains in jail on a $3-million cash bail....
Officer Farrar first to die on duty this year
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Officer Farrar first to die on duty this year

May 11th, 2021 | by development
By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer The Chandler police officer slain by a car thief in Gilbert April 29 is the first East Valley policeman killed in the line of duty this year and apparently the first in Arizona. Officer Christopher...
Chandler is prepared for Colorado River shortage
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Chandler is prepared for Colorado River shortage

May 11th, 2021 | by development
By Councilman René Lopez Guest Writer A recent report from the United States Bureau of Reclamation details a potential water supply shortage from the Colorado River. Thanks to Arizona’s priority system and our diverse water...
Sun Lakes Rotarians honor Mother Earth
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Sun Lakes Rotarians honor Mother Earth

May 11th, 2021 | by development
By Steve Carr Guest Writer There wasn’t an Arizona Diamondback in sight when the Sun Lakes Rotary Club pulled off a triple play on April 22. The field was set for this rarity in 1970 when the words “Earth Day” first became...
Chandler photographer focuses on beauty of food
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Chandler photographer focuses on beauty of food

May 11th, 2021 | by development
By Srianthi Perera Contributor Deepika Haldankar loves to capture the natural beauty in raw food. The lusciousness of the pomegranate and red cherry, the dark mystery of black grapes, the earthiness of mushrooms: these qualities...
Chandler teen earns prestigious Flinn Scholarship
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Chandler teen earns prestigious Flinn Scholarship

May 11th, 2021 | by development
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Ananya Lakhotia is ready to start her next chapter at Arizona State University, where she plans to major in biochemistry and justice studies beginning in fall. That may seem an unusual combination but...