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Guard was deployed in Chandler amid protests
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Guard was deployed in Chandler amid protests

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Arizona Army National Guard’s presence in Chandler ended Tuesday after nearly a week of armored trucks patrolling around areas that officials feared would fall victim to vandals and rioters. After...
Realtors aim to cheer up nursing home patients
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Realtors aim to cheer up nursing home patients

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The West and Southeast Realtors of the Valley, now united under the acronym WeSERV, want to help make some nursing home patients’ lives a little brighter. The association asking people to write “be the...
Children’s Cancer Network has back-to-school drive
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Children’s Cancer Network has back-to-school drive

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Chandler-based Children’s Cancer Network is helping parents deal with back-to-school costs. For most children, back-to-school season means new shoes, new clothes, a new backpack and excitement about...
Amid enrollment dip, CGCC shifts to more online classes
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Amid enrollment dip, CGCC shifts to more online classes

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer In an unprecedented move to limit the risk of students contracting the coronavirus, the majority of Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s classes will be taught online in the upcoming fall semester....
Chandler proposes new rules for Airbnb rentals
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Chandler proposes new rules for Airbnb rentals

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The city of Chandler is considering new regulations designed to better track short-term rental properties advertised on home-sharing platforms like Airbnb. The proposed requirements would obligate...
Daughter follows her officer-dad’s footsteps
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Daughter follows her officer-dad’s footsteps

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Cmdr. Edward Upshaw of the Chandler Police Department had a clear rule when it came to his children’s career aspirations. “You could not be police officers,” he’d often say to them. But the...
State constitution could block business grants here
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State constitution could block business grants here

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The city of Chandler has yet to precisely determine how it will spend $30 million in COVID-19 relief funds handed out by the federal government as city officials examine uses that won’t violate...
Former Chandler councilwoman launches a podcasting career
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Former Chandler councilwoman launches a podcasting career

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By Janelle Molony Contributor Former Chandler Vice-Mayor Nora Ellen has officially declared her retirement from politics to pursue a new career path in podcasting. Her show, titled Women Starting Over, features women who have...
Several Chandler police kneel with peaceful protesters
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Several Chandler police kneel with peaceful protesters

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Dozens of protestors gathered in Chandler last Tuesday for a peaceful demonstration that ended with city police kneeling alongside activists outside City Hall. Chandler became the latest city to host...
Reopening ‘roadmap” charts rocky path for schools
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Reopening ‘roadmap” charts rocky path for schools

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By paul maryniak Executive Editor State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman has released a 35-page “roadmap for reopening schools in August that could become a handy tool for parents in deciding whether they want...