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Teen’s suicide an impetus  to update manslaughter law
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Teen’s suicide an impetus to update manslaughter law

February 24th, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer The family of a Chandler teenager who died by suicide in 2019 is hoping state lawmakers will pass legislation that allows law enforcement to prosecute individuals who encourage vulnerable...
Chandler lawmaker’s gaming bill advances
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Chandler lawmaker’s gaming bill advances

February 23rd, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Howard Fischer Media Services Promoted by an aide to Gov. Doug Ducey and urged on by sports teams and Native American tribes, a vastly expanded legal gaming proposal for Arizona advanced by a Chandler lawmaker cleared its...
Man gets 18 years for killing Air Force vet
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Man gets 18 years for killing Air Force vet

February 23rd, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
Arizonian News Staff A man will spend 18 years in prison for killing a 76-year-old military veteran during a carjacking incident outside a Chandler gas station. Jordan Sullivan, 22, pleading guilty to the second-degree murder of...
House panel OKs mandatory pledge for kids
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House panel OKs mandatory pledge for kids

February 23rd, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services The way Rep. John Fillmore sees it, young children need to hear and say the Pledge of Allegiance every morning at school. So, he convinced Republican members of the House Government and...
Chandler nurse saluted during Super Bowl special
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Chandler nurse saluted during Super Bowl special

February 23rd, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer A Chandler nurse recently got a comforting surprise from one of her football heroes while taking a break from work in her hospital’s COVID-19 unit. Haley Bowser, a Chandler High graduate...
Chandler politicos in historic confrontation
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Chandler politicos in historic confrontation

February 23rd, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services The chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, whose district includes part of Ahwatukee, and his colleagues are at the epicenter of a historic confrontation with the State...
Cactus League starting on time – with far fewer fans
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Cactus League starting on time – with far fewer fans

February 23rd, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF The Cactus League will come back to the East Valley and the rest of Arizona on time next weekend – but fans will hardly recognize it. Don’t expect the usual capacity crowds or parents and children...
Kyrene likely to reopen March 16
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Kyrene likely to reopen March 16

February 22nd, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Arizonan Executive Editor Kyrene administrators last week told the Governing Board classrooms will reopen March 16, though they held out a slim possibility that kids might be back at their desks a bit earlier. In...
Tempe Union prepares for in-class learning
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Tempe Union prepares for in-class learning

February 21st, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Arizonan Executive Editor As Tempe Union High School District plans to reopen campuses for four days a week on March 15, administrators are examining everything from what instruction will look like to how...
Brothers in Chandler murder-suicide
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Brothers in Chandler murder-suicide

February 9th, 2021 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Hours before he was found dead in a Chandler parking lot alongside his older brother, Lance Eskeets publicly expressed his endearing affection for his family. “I love the vibe I have with my older...