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Biruk Stephens making his mark for ACP football
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Biruk Stephens making his mark for ACP football

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Biruk Stephens was just 5 years old when he was uprooted from Ethiopia, his home country. Wanting a better life than what she could provide, his birth mother made the decision to give him up for...
Going to the dogs makes sense at this business
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Going to the dogs makes sense at this business

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer It seems like such a no-brainer, you have to wonder why someone didn’t think of the idea sooner: A cool place for dogs to play when the sun is hot and their coats won’t come off sounds perfect....
House panel on teen mental health maps work
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House panel on teen mental health maps work

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor A special state House committee on teen mental health in Arizona held its first meeting June 12 with one of the panel’s two co-chairs warning people not to expect any overnight fix. And with...
Chandler filmmaker debuts new movie
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Chandler filmmaker debuts new movie

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Just like many others, Chandler filmmaker Mitesh Patel is ready to move on from COVID-19. He made three films during the pandemic that were all related in some way to the coronavirus. Now, he’s ready...
Chandler to study Hunt Highway safety concerns as casino nears
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Chandler to study Hunt Highway safety concerns as casino nears

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Hunt Highway is an inviting target for anyone looking to drive fast. There are few impediments with only one stop sign between Cooper Road and Val Vista Drive for the highway, which marks the city’s...
Chandler man set to reach the century mark
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Chandler man set to reach the century mark

July 19th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor He is part of a rapidly diminishing breed of men, a member of the Greatest Generation, though when you ask him what thought comes to mind when he looks back on his days as a telegraph operator in...
Repair Café aims to slow down consumerism
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Repair Café aims to slow down consumerism

July 18th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Melissa Anderson says the cycle of American consumerism is unsustainable. You can buy new goods for about the same, if not less, than it would cost to repair them. But should we? “We’re trying to...
City renewing ride-sharing program for residents
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City renewing ride-sharing program for residents

July 18th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The City of Chandler is renewing its First Mile/Last Mile program to address the transportation needs of South Chandler residents.   City Council was expected to approve a contract for up to $50,000...
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Chandler discouraging panhandler support

July 18th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor A city official says Chandler residents are very willing to help when it comes to the growing homeless population, but that it might be doing more harm than good.  Now, the City of Chandler is...
Chandler near head of class for classy apartments
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Chandler near head of class for classy apartments

July 17th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer The amenities race in the apartment industry has been intensifying in the country over the past decade with 86% of new builds classified as luxury dwellings, a recent study said. And Chandler is among...