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Film documents Chandler in the pandemic
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Film documents Chandler in the pandemic

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer A new documentary has been released online that profiles how Chandler leaders have been grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic. The hour-long “COVID-19 vs. Arizona – Our Stories”...
Kyrene, Tempe Union staying largely closed
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Kyrene, Tempe Union staying largely closed

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Arizonan Executive Editor Most Kyrene School district students won’t be heading to classrooms as originally scheduled Aug. 17 and Tempe Union High School District students may not be returning to theirs for at...
Pandemic fuels fears of more child pool drownings
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Pandemic fuels fears of more child pool drownings

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By Jim Walsh Arizonan Staff Writer Firefighters and water safety advocates fear the COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to a troubling spike in pediatric drownings in the East Valley and Maricopa County by introducing more...
Chandler Unified sets Oct. 13 for campus reopening
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Chandler Unified sets Oct. 13 for campus reopening

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Chandler Unified School District has decided not to risk potentially exposing students to COVID-19 and is delaying the reopening of its campuses until October. Thousands of the district’s...
First Black woman likely on Chandler Council
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First Black woman likely on Chandler Council

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Political newcomer Christine Ellis is expected to be Chandler’s first Black woman to be elected to a seat on the City Council. Unofficial results from Tuesday’s primary election show...
Zany duo to perform pop-up events in Chandler
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Zany duo to perform pop-up events in Chandler

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF A popular comedy duo is bringing its traveling comedy pop-up drive-in show for the first time to the East Valley this month and they’ve picked Chandler as they place to do it. Following their sold-out...
Chandler woman accused of aiding al Qaeda
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Chandler woman accused of aiding al Qaeda

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer A Chandler woman has been arrested by federal authorities for allegedly attempting to aid al Qaeda terrorists by funneling funds she assumed would be used to kill American soldiers. Jill...
Ellis, Harris, Stewart take early lead in Chandler Council races
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Ellis, Harris, Stewart take early lead in Chandler Council races

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Two political newcomers hold a lead today among the two women and four men battling in a tight Primary Election race to fill three Chandler City Council seats. Unofficial returns show...
City rejects license for Chandler bar open during shutdown
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City rejects license for Chandler bar open during shutdown

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer The Chandler City Council has taken the rare step of disapproving a liquor license application submitted by a local bar that was busted for hosting a party during the COVID-19 shutdown. In a...
Council candidate accused of campaign finance violations
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Council candidate accused of campaign finance violations

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer As the days leading up to Election Day wind down, some of Chandler’s political candidates have found themselves caught up in complaints of improper campaign donations and vandalism. The...