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Pet News - No scaredy-cats this Halloween

Pet News - No scaredy-cats this Halloween

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We all know how scary the ghoulish goblins and creepy critters of Halloween celebrations can be. If they scare us, imagine how our dogs and ca…

Prime Time Review: Disney may be planning three Obi-Wan Star Wars movies

Prime Time Review: Disney may be planning three Obi-Wan Star Wars movies

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With all of the news, rumors, and spoilers surrounding the imminent release of Star Wars: Episode VII, it seems as though little else would ho…

Pet News - Teddy’s Broken Jaw and Whole Heart

Pet News - Teddy’s Broken Jaw and Whole Heart

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Bright-eyed and brimming is a great way to describe Teddy. But the poodle mix hasn’t always been this way.

Pet DoctoRX Joins Dogtoberfest, Offering Complimentary Spay or Neuter

Pet DoctoRX Joins Dogtoberfest, Offering Complimentary Spay or Neuter

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Pet DoctoRX (www.petdoctorx.com), a recent addition to the Tucson community, as an affordable full-service veterinarian clinic, is participati…

Tucson crawling with Halloween events

Tucson crawling with Halloween events

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Halloween may not be held in as high esteem as holidays with more tradition (and presents), but Tucson knows how to celebrate the spooky seaso…

What's Up UA? - Close Encounter 'One in a Million'

What's Up UA? - Close Encounter 'One in a Million'

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Faster than a speeding bullet comes the comet Siding Spring, which will have the attention of UA scientists as it passes Mars on Oct. 19.

Pet News - PAWSH Park Place celebrates 5 year anniversary

Pet News - PAWSH Park Place celebrates 5 year anniversary

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PAWSH at Park Place, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s first offsite adoption center and boutique, celebrates its 5th annivers…

What's Up UA? - Austin Hill: The Comeback Kid

What's Up UA? - Austin Hill: The Comeback Kid

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If you were to look at the Arizona football record books in the receiving category, you would see senior Austin Hill’s name all in almost eve…

Pet News - Vanna’s resilience finds her a forever home

Pet News - Vanna’s resilience finds her a forever home

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Five months ago we introduced you to Vanna and Lilly as victims of one of the most horrific cruelty cases the Humane Society of South…

HSSA’s Mike Duffey appointed to National Council

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The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is proud to announce, Cruelty Investigator Mike Duffey has been appointed to serve on the newl…

Gamer's Scoop - Blizzard cancels to the mysterious MMO project

Gamer's Scoop - Blizzard cancels to the mysterious MMO project

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Blizzard Entertainment announced last week that they have canceled their seven year in the making MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) project c…

Pet News - HSSA jumps into the fall season

Pet News - HSSA jumps into the fall season

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The Humane Society of Southern is kicking off the fall season with $31 adoptions and a Pet-tacular pumpkin patch at the main campus. …

What's Up UA? - Health, Wellness Practices Highlighted by Chinese Culture Festival

What's Up UA? - Health, Wellness Practices Highlighted by Chinese Culture Festival

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The recent Chinese Culture Festival, organized by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, featured lectures and workshops on acu…

What's Up UA? - Ready for a Super-Fast Internet? UA Scientists Are Fast at Work on It

What's Up UA? - Ready for a Super-Fast Internet? UA Scientists Are Fast at Work on It

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Removing barriers along the way to a blazingly fast Internet is the declared goal of scientists at the University of Arizona College of Opt…

Prime Time Review: University of Arizona and Fox Theatre team up for new downtown lecture series

Prime Time Review: University of Arizona and Fox Theatre team up for new downtown lecture series

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Last month the Arizona Daily Wildcat reported that the University of Arizona had been ranked among the nation’s most healthy campuses by great…

Such The Spot: My daughter got inked

Such The Spot: My daughter got inked

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Recently, my young adult daughter texted me a picture of a tattoo so new that it was still red and puffy around the edges. The tattoo had been…

What's Up UA? - Using the Force: UA Police Officer Completes NASA Project

What's Up UA? - Using the Force: UA Police Officer Completes NASA Project

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University of Arizona Police Officer Andrew Lincowski joined planetary scientists at NASA this summer to search for exoplanets that might have…

What's Up UA? - How New Social Movements Take Root

What's Up UA? - How New Social Movements Take Root

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Contemporary movements, such as those initiated after the recent shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, can be born seemingly …

What's Up UA? - PBS 'NewsHour' to Feature Inspirational UA Student

What's Up UA? - PBS 'NewsHour' to Feature Inspirational UA Student

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The inspirational story of Samir Madden, a UA junior who is a congenital quadruple amputee, will be featured on "NewsHour," airing at 7 p.m. S…

Pet News - Mosey For Mutts

Pet News - Mosey For Mutts

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The HSSA is stoked for its second annual Mosey for Mutts walk to benefit homeless pets! We will meet at the Reid Park Southwest Event…

Northwest Chatter

There are children watching

There are children watching

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For years, I have always been amazed at how parents behave watching their children participate in various youth athletic programs. I used to c…

Marana Town Talk: Open house planned to talk about proposed police facility

Marana Town Talk: Open house planned to talk about proposed police facility

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Those of us who serve Marana as police officers and staff pride ourselves on providing exemplary service and protection to town residents, bus…

Third Age: The immortals – Exercising is not about cheating death

Third Age: The immortals – Exercising is not about cheating death

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I’ve mentioned the old-school, interactive wall at my gym where members with a piece of chalk express themselves. The latest, and my favorite …

Guest Column: When the gavel hits the fan

Guest Column: When the gavel hits the fan

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When I decided to run for county Supervisor, I campaigned on the principles of transparency and accountability. I remain committed to those va…

The Parish's raspberry tiramisu with floating finger

The Parish's raspberry tiramisu with floating finger

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A ghastly review can be enough to make any restaurateur tremble. But to Steve Dunn, a frightening culinary experience is exactly what he wants…

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  • PCAC is Pit bull sanctuary

    On Monday, Sept. 29, my friend and I went to the Pima County Animal Center on Silverbell. The PCAC now consists of a large tent that holds 100 kennels.

  • Mall progress discussed at chamber luncheon

    Mall progress discussed at chamber luncheon

    Ground has broken on the new Tucson Premium Outlets in Marana and things are running smoothly, according to one of the key developers of the property. David Scholl of Vintage Partners gave an update on the shopping center, as well as plans for the surrounding area, during last Wednesday’s Marana Chamber of Commerce luncheon. 

  • Candidates for Pima Community College board face tough challenges

    Candidates for Pima Community College board face tough challenges

    Two candidates are running for the open seat on Pima Community College’s Board of Governors, each promising to repair the college’s credibility after Pima has faced probation by its accrediting body, acknowledged sexual harassment of employees by a former chancellor, and falling enrollment.

  • Guest Column: When the gavel hits the fan

    Guest Column: When the gavel hits the fan

    When I decided to run for county Supervisor, I campaigned on the principles of transparency and accountability. I remain committed to those values and continue challenging questionable county practices and expenditures. Unfortunately, the current board majority prefers the status quo which has gotten us to where we are today: saddled with massive debt, disastrous roads, and the highest property tax rate in the state. 

  • A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

    A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

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  • Five candidates running for Metro Water Board

    Five candidates running for Metro Water Board

    Five candidates are seeking election for three open seats in this year’s race for the Metro Water District’s Board of Directors. 

  • Public outraged at Board of Supervisors meeting over controversial spending

    Public outraged at Board of Supervisors meeting over controversial spending

    Cries of “corruption” rang out in the Pima County Board of Supervisors hearing room after a number of frustrated county residents alleged that Chairwoman Sharon Bronson intentionally and prematurely adjourned an Oct. 14 meeting without allowing some audience members to speak during call to the public on a newly controversial topic related to supervisor spending.

  • Local couple weds as law is upheld

    Local couple weds as law is upheld

    Theresa Dunlap can now be on her son’s birth certificate.

  • Dorados closing in on playoffs

    Dorados closing in on playoffs

    CDO bolstered their playoff resume, while Marana saw their faint playoff hopes end in the Dorados 42-24 win over the Tigers.

  • County settles with wife of husband’s 2011 shooting

    County settles with wife of husband’s 2011 shooting

    Pima County has settled with survivors of a man killed during a police standoff outside of his northwest-side home in 2011.

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