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A symbol of peace, 2009

   Seven hundred students at Kyrene de las Brisas Elementary School celebrated 100 days of peace—no students sent to the office, no arguments, no conflicts—by having a parade through the school, then heading outside...

City mobilizing to help ensure accurate 2010 census count

Numbers tell a story. Chandler, with the U.S. Census Report for 2010 on the horizon, is hoping to learn some things about its community and residents. To get an accurate number for the...

South Tempe police substation to host community meeting May 30

Papago Park officials are conducting a planning exercise to direct the upcoming development of Papago Park as a premier regional area for residents Valley-wide. And they want residents of south Tempe to be...

Chandler City Council helping owners of foreclosed Chandler homes

A procedure to help buyers of foreclosed Chandler homes has been approved by the Chandler City Council. The $1.4 million program will be funded through a grant from the U.S. Housing and...

Babies by the dozen(s): Hospital delivers a bumper crop

A startling outbreak has been observed recently at Chandler Regional Medical Center. More than 20 members of the staff in one department have developed into full-blown cases, and at least nine more...

Church to host summer music camp

Arizona Community Church will be the site of a summer music camp for children ages 11 to 14. The week-long, half-day intensive workshops are designed for violin, viola, cello and bass students...

Movie theater environment helps calm autistic kids’ behavior

Going to the movies with the family is a part of childhood, and of parenting, that many people take for granted. But for families with autistic children, it isn't easy. Kids with the...

Valley Christian group among nation’s best in robotics finals

Four Valley Christian teens have returned home after their team, "Valley X," competed in an international robotics championship in Atlanta. Juniors Andrew Ruth, Michael Farris and Nathan LeDeaux, along with freshman Matthew Rainey,...
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