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Guardsmen invited to share their stories in special project
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Guardsmen invited to share their stories in special project

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Santan News Editorial Staff It’s been an unprecedented year for the Arizona National Guard. From fighting forest fires to providing pandemic relief and protecting sites from civil unrest, thousands of citizen soldiers have...
‘Supernanny’ to feature Chandler parents
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‘Supernanny’ to feature Chandler parents

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A Chandler family will be sharing their struggles with raising four children under age 4 by participating in an upcoming episode of the long-running reality show “Supernanny.” Jo Frost, the...
Chandler teen named finalist in global science competition
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Chandler teen named finalist in global science competition

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A Chandler teen has advanced through an international competition for aspiring filmmakers and science enthusiasts. Abbie Jin, 17, was recently named one of 30 semifinalists out of a pool of 5,600...
Chandler journalist publishes first novel
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Chandler journalist publishes first novel

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor As a journalist for several decades, Srianthi Perera has chronicled everything from breaking news stories to people profiles to local events – many of them in recent years in the East Valley....
D-backs’ radio engineer follows in dad’s footsteps
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D-backs’ radio engineer follows in dad’s footsteps

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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Leo Gilmartin sits high above the players at Chase Field, in a small room with souvenir newspapers peppering the walls. The décor is typical for a journalist, but he’s no ordinary...
Hospice of the Valley celebrates Hispanic heritage
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Hospice of the Valley celebrates Hispanic heritage

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By Lin Sue Cooney Guest Writer While Hispanic Heritage Month is traditionally celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 30, it’s a year-round priority for many community agencies, including Hospice of the Valley. During this pandemic, when so...
Chandler woman calls reiki a help in pandemic
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Chandler woman calls reiki a help in pandemic

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SANTAN SUN NEWS Olivia Veloso is looking forward to 2022. The Chandler author and reiki master is helping to spread the about the Centennial International Reiki event and gathering that will be held in Kyoto, Japan, two years...
D-backs’ radio engineer follows in dad’s footsteps
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D-backs’ radio engineer follows in dad’s footsteps

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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Leo Gilmartin sits high above the players at Chase Field, in a small room with souvenir newspapers peppering the walls. The décor is typical for a journalist, but he’s no ordinary...
Chandler’s Mrs. America fights colon cancer
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Chandler’s Mrs. America fights colon cancer

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor The news of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Bozeman’s death last month stunned Jennifer Ruddle. “I thought it was a hoax,” recalled the Chandler woman, the 2020 Mrs. Arizona who also made...
Chandler teen helps feed healthcare workers
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Chandler teen helps feed healthcare workers

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A Chandler teenager spent her summer raising hundreds of dollars to buy meals for local healthcare workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Eliana DeTata, 16, has collected nearly $2,500 in donations...