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Chandler teacher named space agency ambassador
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Chandler teacher named space agency ambassador

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By Lindsay Lyons Staff Writer Rachna Nath, a science-loving mother of two, added another title to her resume after she was named the 2020 Chandler National Aeronautics and Space Administration Solar System Ambassador. “Being a...
Pregnancy Care Centers slate fundraising walk
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Pregnancy Care Centers slate fundraising walk

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By LACEY LYONS Staff Writer With a mission to ensure every client feels loved, cared for and equipped with the right resources, the Pregnancy Care Centers of Chandler and Gilbert strive to take the fear out of unplanned...
Chandler cancer survivors to take the stage
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Chandler cancer survivors to take the stage

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Three Chandler women will be taking their stories of surviving cancer to the stage later this month to help raise money for a nonprofit that helps other women who face the same struggle. The women – Priya...
Girl Scouts learn life lessons from Chandler nannies
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Girl Scouts learn life lessons from Chandler nannies

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By Lacey Lyons Arizonan Staff Writer The co-founders of a Chandler nanny agency helped Girl Scouts hawk their cookies at a special training session recently. And to sweeten the lesson, they even bought some cookies as well....
CUSD using podcasts to connect with parents
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CUSD using podcasts to connect with parents

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Chandler Unified’s counselors are using the increasingly popular medium of podcasts to put out helpful information to parents. The district’s Counseling and Social Services Department...
Prof energizes Willis Junior High Mathletes
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Prof energizes Willis Junior High Mathletes

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Arizonian News Staff   Aspiring mathematicians at Willis Junior High School in Chandler got an energizing boost of support from an Arizona State University engineering professor emeritus who developed a website that rates...
Innings Festival offers baseball-centric fun
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Innings Festival offers baseball-centric fun

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By Christopher Boan GetOut Staff   A lineup of baseball and rock music descends upon Tempe Town Lake for the third iteration of Innings Festival next weekend.  Slated for Saturday, Feb. 29, and Sunday, March 1, the Innings...
Arcade culture inspires Chandler exhibit
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Arcade culture inspires Chandler exhibit

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By Kevin Reagan GetOut Staff Writer   Visitors of the Vision Gallery’s latest exhibit can take a step back in time and experience the retro gaming culture of the 1980s. In addition to displaying large portraits of icons...
‘Extra! Extra!’ Chandler teens stage ‘Newsies’
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‘Extra! Extra!’ Chandler teens stage ‘Newsies’

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By Kevin Reagan, GetOut Staff Writer   The Chandler Youth Theater’s first teen-focused production revisits a little-known event from turn-of-the-century history. “Newsies” dramatizes the story of New York City’s...
Holocaust haunts Chandler woman’s artwork
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Holocaust haunts Chandler woman’s artwork

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer   Helen Weisman didn’t understand as a child why her grandparents were never around. Whenever the Chandler resident tried asking her mother, Esther Don, about her older relatives,...