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Healing Fields in Tempe honor the 9/11 deaths
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Healing Fields in Tempe honor the 9/11 deaths

September 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Josh Ortega Staff Writer A memorial that captures the horror that America witnessed 21 years ago is in its third and final day today. Sept. 11, at Tempe Beach Park. The 21st annual Tempe Healing Field tribute is what Chairman...
Valley food banks getting some additional help
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Valley food banks getting some additional help

September 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Scianna Garcia Cronkite News With one in nine Arizonans lacking reliable access to a source of nutritious, affordable food, food insecurity continues to grow along with the cost of living in the Valley. And access isn’t the...
9/11 united local groups by faith, tears, blood
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9/11 united local groups by faith, tears, blood

September 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Josh Ortega Staff Writer Bloodshed united the nation as it mourned the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City and Pennsylvania and on the Pentagon. Last week, leaders of the Interfaith 9/11 Memorial...
QC agritainment center building mausoleum
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QC agritainment center building mausoleum

September 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mark Moran Staff Writer Schnepf Farms, a Queen Creek venue known for farm-themes weddings, pumpkin festivals, giant hay mazes, fresh peaches and other family-friendly events might seem like an unusual place to think about...
Chandler sees no threat of water supply
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Chandler sees no threat of water supply

September 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Arizona author Edward Abbey wrote “Desert Solitaire” as a tribute to the Colorado River and the excellent canyons it carved in Southern Utah before Glen Canyon was flooded by a new dam near Page in...
CUSD student challenges district’s ‘sexist’ dress code
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CUSD student challenges district’s ‘sexist’ dress code

September 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Santan Junior High student Hannah deGraft-Johnson says the school’s dress code is sexist. “I believe that the dress code includes exclusion and enforces unjust standards and emphasis on a specific...
Chandler makes statement in blowout win over San Diego’s Cathedral Catholic
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Chandler makes statement in blowout win over San Diego’s Cathedral Catholic

September 3rd, 2022 | by zalvira@timespublications.com
By Zach Alvira, Sports Editor Chandler’s football team heard the outside noise all off-season after their loss to Saguaro in last year’s Open Division State Championship. They were told they would never be the same. They were...
Without insurance, family braves cerebral palsy alone
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Without insurance, family braves cerebral palsy alone

September 3rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor For the past 12 years, Andrew and Kellie Burkhart have paid all medical expenses for their son, Andrew, Jr., as he battles cerebral palsy. The couple estimate monthly expenses run more than...
Chandler Museum exhibit looks at thrift and the Depression
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Chandler Museum exhibit looks at thrift and the Depression

September 3rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
GETOUT STAFF Chandler Museum, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler is offering a variety of free programs next month as well as a new exhibit.  The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday....
Sun Lakes Marines chapter slates Birthday Ball
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Sun Lakes Marines chapter slates Birthday Ball

September 3rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Veterans Day and the birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps are approaching in November and  in keeping with tradition, the East Valley Marine Corps League’s Sun Lakes Detachment 1296 is hosting its annual...