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Chandler aims to improve police staffing levels
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Chandler aims to improve police staffing levels

May 12th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler officials are considering spending a significant amount of its $36-million in new federal pandemic relief on improving police staffing levels. According to a preliminary spending plan...
Jobless must now look to qualify for aid
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Jobless must now look to qualify for aid

May 12th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Arizonans are going to have to start looking for work again later this month if they want to keep their unemployment benefits. Gov. Doug Ducey rescinded an order he signed in March 2020...
Little to cheer about on home price front
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Little to cheer about on home price front

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor A major Valley real estate tracker last week reported that new data show 13 of 17 cities in the Phoenix Metro area – including Chandler  – “moving in favor of buyers.” But homebuyers...
4 Chandler students earn ASU degrees
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4 Chandler students earn ASU degrees

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Ashlyn Robinette Staff Writer Four Chandler natives were among the approximately 18,000 Arizona State University students who received degrees May 4. Rayven Cannon, Farah Eltohamy, Ayesha Ahsan and Sara Donaldson reflected on...
Proposed city budget emphasizes mental health needs
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Proposed city budget emphasizes mental health needs

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year could potentially dedicate more resources toward addressing the community’s mental health needs. Multiple department heads are hoping the...
Perry student dies by suicide after long struggle
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Perry student dies by suicide after long struggle

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Perry High School sophomore died by suicide May 2 after months of struggling with mental health problems and multiple suicide attempts. Zyon Anderson, 16, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after his...
Midwestern U starts 4 graduate nurse programs
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Midwestern U starts 4 graduate nurse programs

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University‘s Glendale Campus is implementing four new graduate nursing programs. The university is offering a scholarship to select students who are accepted...
CUSD building ‘sally-ports’ at elementary schools
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CUSD building ‘sally-ports’ at elementary schools

May 11th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
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 STSN Staff
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 STSN Staff
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...