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Aprende community rallies for COVID-19-stricken girl
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Aprende community rallies for COVID-19-stricken girl

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Arizonan Executive Editor As debates continue over opening schools and children’s susceptibility to COVID-19, Marissa King has been living one of the worst nightmares the pandemic can wreak on a parent. The...
Chandler couple sue over kids’ removal
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Chandler couple sue over kids’ removal

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer A Chandler couple whose sick child was forcibly removed from their home last year after choosing not to take them to the hospital is suing city and state officials for violating their...
Campaign 2020 kicks into high gear In Chandler
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Campaign 2020 kicks into high gear In Chandler

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Arizonan Executive Editor Two new candidates for State House have entered the Legislative District 18 General Election campaign as the races for two House seats and the Senate seat heat up. Official results from...
$21M budget hole may confront Chandler schools
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$21M budget hole may confront Chandler schools

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Chandler Unified School District has about 1,600 fewer students than it expected, prompting administrators to grapple with a possible funding shortfall of nearly $21 million. CUSD, one of...
Chandler swim coach loses life to COVID-19
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Chandler swim coach loses life to COVID-19

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By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor Kerry Croswhite, who spent the 15 years as the head swim coach and assistant softball coach at Chandler High School, passed away July 21 after nearly a month-long battle with COVID-19. He was...
Council races head  toward finish line
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Council races head toward finish line

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Chandler’s six city council candidates have collectively spent nearly $70,000 campaigning during the last couple months as the Aug. 4 election heads into the final stretch. Early voting to...
Feds poured millions into Chandler to save jobs
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Feds poured millions into Chandler to save jobs

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  By PAUL MARYNIAK and KEVIN REAGAN Staff Writers The federal government pumped a staggering amount of money into 3,988 Chandler businesses, nonprofits, churches, private schools and other entities to hold on to more than...
Quarantine fuels vehicle thefts
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Quarantine fuels vehicle thefts

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer An elderly man pulled into the Circle K near Arizona Avenue and Riggs Road in Chandler shortly after midnight on April 9 to pump some gas. As he stood there waiting for the fuel to finish...
City girds for major revenue hit  from pandemic
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City girds for major revenue hit from pandemic

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer The City of Chandler’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year makes a number of contingencies in case the COVID-19 pandemic wrecks the local economy but still adds millions of funding...
Virus robs Chandler high school seniors of memories
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Virus robs Chandler high school seniors of memories

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Shannon Maloney’s robotics club was excited to return to school and get back to work. The Hamilton High School student and her classmates had already spent at least 1,000 hours building and...