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Chandler Library is worth your friendship
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Chandler Library is worth your friendship

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By Miss Palrang Guest Writer What the heck is a “Friend of the Library?” I asked myself while attending my first board meeting for that “mysterious” group.  Perhaps it’s a question I should have asked myself before I...
COVID-19 impact on city funds less than feared
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COVID-19 impact on city funds less than feared

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By Mayor Kevin Hartke Guest Writer As we have now received actual revenue results for the first four months which were impacted by COVID-19 (March-June 2020), we are starting to see that the true impact of COVID-19 on our...
How old TV standbys might play today
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How old TV standbys might play today

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By David Leibowitz Columnist When I was a kid, we subscribed to TV Guide. The best issue always came at the end of summer, because it previewed the upcoming fall television season. I loved knowing reruns were finally ending and...
Grandparents play a major role in a child’s life
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Grandparents play a major role in a child’s life

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By Donna Shott Guest Writer Grandparents play a variety of roles in their grandchildren’s lives. For many, a grandfather or grandmother is an additional loving adult who provides positive, nurturing support early in life. For...
This is a bad time for costly anti-tech litigation
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This is a bad time for costly anti-tech litigation

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By Moses Sanchez Guest Writer In most sectors of the economy, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has slowed commerce down to a crawl. Millions are out of work, demand for commodities like fuel has evaporated, and small businesses are...
This is a bad time for costly anti-tech litigation
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This is a bad time for costly anti-tech litigation

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By Moses Sanchez Guest Writer In most sectors of the economy, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has slowed commerce down to a crawl. Millions are out of work, demand for commodities like fuel has evaporated, and small businesses are...
Technology helps foster kids maintain human bonds
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Technology helps foster kids maintain human bonds

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By Clint Williams Guest Writer Ron Adelson knows relationships matter. “That’s not just warm and fuzzy poster material,” says the CEO of Aid to Adoption of Special Kids. “It’s science.” Positive relationships change...
How businesses can survive uncertain times
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How businesses can survive uncertain times

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By Mark Stewart Guest Writer There is no debating that Arizona is a hotspot for the coronavirus pandemic. With cases rising, some businesses have been ordered to close once again, just two months after Governor Ducey began...
Political conflict, like COVID-19, is spreading like wildfire
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Political conflict, like COVID-19, is spreading like wildfire

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By David Leibowitz Columnist The conversation with a progressive politico friend of mine took place in a Walgreens parking lot on April 15 – two men standing six feet apart swapping tales of quarantine woe. His wife sensed a...
Now more than ever, Arizona foster kids need a hand
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Now more than ever, Arizona foster kids need a hand

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By DAN SHUFELT Guest Writer For many children in foster care, birthday celebrations are not ever expected.  I’ve met many teens who have never celebrated their special day.  For teens in group homes, the March party might be...