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FROMAMY: We all see the signs in the windows of local businesses all over the Valley—”Help wanted” is nearly everywhere. In one of our front-page stories this month, we talk to local experts, business owners and the Chandler Chamber of Commerce about the shortage in the workforce and what factors may be contributing to it as the economy recovers from the impacts of COVID-19. Amy Lawson, PUBLISHER
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FROMALEXA: The city of Chandler and Chandler City Council have been going through the process of updating several plans—from the airport to parks to transportation. Master plans and area plans serve as guiding documents for City Council as it makes decisions. Our front-page story this month gives you the latest on the airpark area plan update. Alexa D’Angelo, EDITOR
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