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Mother-son duo open Chandler thrift shop
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Mother-son duo open Chandler thrift shop

November 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Staci Hauk Contributor Chandler residents and mother-son duo Janet and Christian Weninger are not new to being philanthropists. But they are adding a new effort to their many ongoing philanthropic efforts with Born Again...
Man convicted of killing Chandler couple released early
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Man convicted of killing Chandler couple released early

November 23rd, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer MaryAnn and Mia Contreras held up a picture of their dead parents as they stood before the lectern of a San Diego courtroom last year. The sisters were pleading for a judge to give the maximum prison...
Chandler COVID-19 cases continue upward spiral
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Chandler COVID-19 cases continue upward spiral

November 22nd, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Haillie Parker Cronkite News Health officials fear a “staggering” death toll in Arizona as COVID-19 cases continue to rise unabated, citing fatigue over the virus and crowded holiday gatherings as potential dangers. Dr....
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Chandler Unified adopts new approach to closing campuses

November 22nd, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer As COVID-19 surges across Arizona, Chandler Unified officials are taking a school-by-school approach to closing campuses rather than implementing a district-wide shut-down. Stating transmission rates...
Sellers pulls out slim county supervisor win
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Sellers pulls out slim county supervisor win

November 22nd, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor With all the more than 2 million votes cast Nov. 3 in Maricopa County, a final stunning surprise was saved until the end. After trailing Democratic opponent Jevin Hodge almost all week following...
New museum store offers unique gift options
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New museum store offers unique gift options

November 19th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF On Nov. 29, the new store at the Chandler Museum will participate in Museum Store Sunday by offering visitors a selection of quality gifts that organizers say are “filled with inspiration and educational...
Chandler mall owner optimistic about future
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Chandler mall owner optimistic about future

November 19th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Wayne Schutsky Staff Writer The COVID-19 pandemic and associated shutdowns have hurt shopping malls across the country, but executives with Macerich see some small signs of improvement heading into 2021. Macerich, the...
Artists and entertainers fill holiday calendar
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Artists and entertainers fill holiday calendar

November 19th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Chandler Center for the Arts and Vision Gallery have scheduled a variety of offerings for Chandler and surrounding communities to celebrate the holidays in a safe, fun way. From holiday concerts and a...
Chandler teachers get Fiesta Bowl cash for wishes
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Chandler teachers get Fiesta Bowl cash for wishes

November 19th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Five teachers in Chandler public and charter schools have something special to be grateful for this season thanks to Fiesta Bowl Charities, the charitable arm of the organization that handles the celebrated...
Chandler Chef Robbie Held is a lifelong cook
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Chandler Chef Robbie Held is a lifelong cook

November 5th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor When Robert ‘Robbie’ Held was 5, growing up in an Italian family in suburban Chicago, he learned to whip up some spaghetti and meatballs. At age 7, he was consumed by his grandmother’s...