Chandler mosque set for completion in fall

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CHANDLER -- A Chandler mosque is nearing completion following 12 years of delays and setbacks, escalating costs, and several turnovers of building contractors.

Part of the three-story Islamic Center of the East Valley will be ready for Ramadan on Sept. 1.

Mosque members say that's a miracle compared to the way things looked a couple of months ago, just before trustees brought a new contractor into the picture.

The mosque is set to be completed in its entirety in the fall.

Information from: East Valley Tribune/Scottsdale Tribune

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