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Comedian Tracy Morgan just trying to get by
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Comedian Tracy Morgan just trying to get by

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CHRISTINA FUOCO-KARASINSKI, Staff Writer Tracy Morgan’s feelings are raw. The comic best known for his “Saturday Night Live” characters Astronaut Jones, Brian Fellow and Dominican Lou is mourning the loss of his good friend...
New Marriott brings 2 venues for foodies
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New Marriott brings 2 venues for foodies

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BY DENA ROCHE, Contributor The newly opened Marriott Phoenix Chandler is the largest full-service Marriott in Arizona. But more importantly for locals, the hotel at Price and Willis roads brings two new dining venues to Chandler....
Pedal Haus’s tasty brews debut downtown
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Pedal Haus’s tasty brews debut downtown

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Tempe’s Pedal Haus Brewery is bringing its menu of original beers and tasty burgers to downtown Chandler. The popular brewery opened its first satellite location on the corner of Boston and Oregon...
Still a little time left for Chandler teens’ ‘Newsies’
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Still a little time left for Chandler teens’ ‘Newsies’

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer There’s one more chance today to see Chandler Youth Theater’s first teen-focused production as a talented cast revisits a little-known event from turn-of-the-century history. The show will be...
CUSD using podcasts to connect with parents
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CUSD using podcasts to connect with parents

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler Unified’s counselors are using the increasingly popular medium of podcasts to put out helpful information to parents. The district’s Counseling and Social Services Department launched its...
Lucero finding new purpose as CGCC basketball coach
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Lucero finding new purpose as CGCC basketball coach

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Olivia Lucero’s path to becoming the head women’s basketball coach at Chandler-Gilbert Community College was one she didn’t expect so soon after he playing career had ended. She was part of a...
Ostriches, cottons and fun at Chandler Museum
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Ostriches, cottons and fun at Chandler Museum

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Chandler Museum, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler is offering a variety of free programs this month. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. It is closed...
Ahwatukee native’s business enchants little girls
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Ahwatukee native’s business enchants little girls

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By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Growing up in Ahwatukee, Rachel Forney, like many girls her age, was enthralled with all things Disney – especially Disney Princesses. This love sparked Once Upon A Tiara, the company she...
Ostrich Festival not so much about the birds
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Ostrich Festival not so much about the birds

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer “Over 6,000 Ostriches in Salt River Valley” was the headline splashed across the Chandler Arizonan’s front page in February 1914. The market for fashionable ostrich feathers was growing, the...
Possible serial killer lived strange life here
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Possible serial killer lived strange life here

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The residents of Maplewood Street in central Chandler looked out their windows to find a suspicious man standing in their neighbor’s driveway. He seemed dazed, confused and possibly in need of...