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Chandler family turns tragedy into philanthropy
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Chandler family turns tragedy into philanthropy

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A couple of months after a Chandler boy lost his battle to a rare type of cancer, his family has started a foundation to support other children suffering from life-threatening diseases. Kameron...
Drones school opens at CGCC campus
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Drones school opens at CGCC campus

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A program devoted exclusively to teaching pilots how to fly drones has taken off at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Students at the college’s Williams campus can now take introductory courses in...
Animals, humans heal each other at S. Chandler farm
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Animals, humans heal each other at S. Chandler farm

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By Kevin Reagan, Staff Writer Snickers the goat curiously roams around, always looking for someone to affectionately nudge.  He’s part of a tribe of goats living at Rancho Del Pacifico in south Chandler. There’s Oreo,...
City putting 160 cameras at 40 intersections
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City putting 160 cameras at 40 intersections

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By Kevin Reagan, Staff Writer   Cyclists peddling around Chandler may now be detected on 160 new traffic cameras that will be positioned at 40 various intersections.  The Chandler City Council has approved spending about $1...
Chandler High ignored leaked opponent’s game plan
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Chandler High ignored leaked opponent’s game plan

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By Zach Alvira, Sports Editor Chandler High School principal Larry Rother said Tuesday the school’s former head football coach Shaun Aguano notified him when he received an anonymous email tipping him off about opponent...
Mesa, QC partner on crucial road projects
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Mesa, QC partner on crucial road projects

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BY GARY NELSON Contributor Faced with the prospect of further explosive growth in the Southeast Valley, Mesa and Queen Creek are hustling to build two major roadways that will connect with a future extension to the State Route 24...
Seton students continuing priest’s mission 65th year
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Seton students continuing priest’s mission 65th year

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Lisa D’Alessio still remembers a phone call she got 39 years ago, when she was told not to come to school that morning because the campus had burned down. She was a sophomore at Seton Catholic High...
Equity policies need to help LGBT students too, board told
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Equity policies need to help LGBT students too, board told

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer As the Chandler Unified School District moves ahead with addressing issues of equity and diversity, some community members hope the LGBT students won’t be forgotten. Adama Sallu, the district’s...
Reclaimed water essential to Chandler’s growth
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Reclaimed water essential to Chandler’s growth

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By the City of Chandler As Chandler continues to add residents, attract new businesses and expand its economic base, water remains the lifeblood of the community. Our oasis in the Sonoran Desert cannot thrive if our water...
Longtime city employee oversees 3 water facilities
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Longtime city employee oversees 3 water facilities

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By the City of Chandler Coasting not an option for John Pinkston, Chandler’s wastewater facilities manager during city’s journey towards water self-sufficiency. Chandler achieved its 100-year “assured water supply”...