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The Loft Insider: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

The Loft Insider: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

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While The Loft Cinema has been embracing the Holiday spirit with their recent Sing-A-Long Spectacular and correlating Ugly Sweater contest, th…

Gamer's Scoop - Blizzard donates World of Warcraft pet sales to Ebola Relief

Gamer's Scoop - Blizzard donates World of Warcraft pet sales to Ebola Relief

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Last month, during Blizzard Entertainment’s annual BlizzCon convention, Blizzard president and co-founder, Mike Morhaime, announced that a pur…

Such the Spot - A generation which seeks to be offended

Such the Spot - A generation which seeks to be offended

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My grandparents—who winter in Yuma—drove up for Thanksgiving. They stayed three nights, during which time we ate, drank and were generally mer…

Arts and Sciences Are Writing a New Love Story Together

Arts and Sciences Are Writing a New Love Story Together

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Those at the UA who are advancing the medical humanities want to see the arts become more closely integrated with the STEM fields. It's pickin…

Pet News - Woman with “passion” for pets leaves legacy for HSSA

Pet News - Woman with “passion” for pets leaves legacy for HSSA

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The Humane Society of Southern Arizona today received a $400,000 gift from the estate of a woman with a generous heart and a love of animals.

More hardware for UA's Wright

More hardware for UA's Wright

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University of Arizona sophomore linebacker Scooby Wright III was given the Rotary Lombardi Award in Houston on Wednesday, presented annually t…

S.H.I.E.L.D half season finale delivers

S.H.I.E.L.D half season finale delivers

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On Tuesday we got the fall finale of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and we got more questions than answers. Some characters are dead, others …

Cats get a glimpse of the future in blowout

Cats get a glimpse of the future in blowout

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It was obvious pretty early on that Arizona was vastly superior to Utah Valley on Tuesday night’s 87-56 win. The Wildcats won by 29 points and…

Pet News - Christmas Day Dog Walk

Pet News - Christmas Day Dog Walk

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Everyone is welcome, but only those 16 years or older will be able to personally walk the dogs. Dog-walkers please RSVP to Andrew.Stocker@pima…

Pet News - HSSA and Subaru Sharing the Love for pets

Pet News - HSSA and Subaru Sharing the Love for pets

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The Humane Society of Southern Arizona invites you to the Subaru Sharing the love adoptions and free vaccinations event.

Blizzard donates World of Warcraft pet sales to Ebola Relief

Blizzard donates World of Warcraft pet sales to Ebola Relief

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Last month, during Blizzard Entertainment’s annual BlizzCon convention, Blizzard president and co-founder, Mike Morhaime, announced that a pur…

World of Warcraft surpasses 10 million subscribers

World of Warcraft surpasses 10 million subscribers

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The creative minds at Blizzard Entertainment definitely have some news to pat themselves on the back over. World of Warcraft subscriptions hav…

Question and Answer with Darcie

Question and Answer with Darcie

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Q. It’s the holiday season and my children are already talking about what they want and what they will get for Christmas. As a parent, what ca…

Burt Reynolds hoping for deliverance from financial woes

Burt Reynolds hoping for deliverance from financial woes

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Burt Reynolds, the man with the famous mustache, is selling hundreds of personal items from his illustrious Hollywood career to try and save h…

A less is more kind of holiday

A less is more kind of holiday

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I distinctly remember going for a walk with my husband one crisp morning after Christmas last year. There was much to be done. We had a Christ…

Tucson Symphony Orchestra to perform Disney classic

Tucson Symphony Orchestra to perform Disney classic

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Ask any music connoisseur and they will tell you, compositions are meant to be experienced in the flesh. The modern advancements of iPods, try…

Annual Thanksgiving Dog-Walking

Annual Thanksgiving Dog-Walking

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County residents are invited to spread Thanksgiving love with Pima Animal Care Center dogs through PACC’s annual holiday dog-walking event. Th…

Review: Pallbearer "Foundations of Burden"

Review: Pallbearer "Foundations of Burden"

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Pallbearer’s latest offering “Foundations of Burden’ is heavy. Not “heavy” as in loud, fast and with gurgling vocals straight from a demon’s m…

Tucson Pet Expo to offer rabies shots for $10

Tucson Pet Expo to offer rabies shots for $10

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With the recent rabies outbreaks in Santa Cruz County, the 2014 Tucson Pet Expo would like to extend it's sympathy to the family's that lost t…

UA Eller College To Share Economic Outlook for 2015-2016

UA Eller College To Share Economic Outlook for 2015-2016

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University of Arizona economists forecast what’s ahead for Tucson and nation at luncheon on December 12 at the Westin La Paloma Resort

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Flip OV vote trend

Flip OV vote trend

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It’s going to only take one of the current majority to do the right thing and vote to table, or against, the proposed golf course purchase and…

It’s time for school donations and earning a tax credit

It’s time for school donations and earning a tax credit

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Every year around this time, my wife and I make a $400 donation to public schools and I write a column about it. It may sound like I’m braggin…

Gamer's Scoop - Blizzard donates World of Warcraft pet sales to Ebola Relief

Gamer's Scoop - Blizzard donates World of Warcraft pet sales to Ebola Relief

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Last month, during Blizzard Entertainment’s annual BlizzCon convention, Blizzard president and co-founder, Mike Morhaime, announced that a pur…

Such the Spot - A generation which seeks to be offended

Such the Spot - A generation which seeks to be offended

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My grandparents—who winter in Yuma—drove up for Thanksgiving. They stayed three nights, during which time we ate, drank and were generally mer…

The secret is out

The secret is out

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After more than a month of speculation, the Oro Valley Town Council finally thought it was time to include those taxpaying citizens in on the …

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  • Oro Valley going ahead with El Conquistador purchase

    Oro Valley going ahead with El Conquistador purchase

    A split Oro Valley Town Council voted to move ahead with negotiations to purchase the El Conquistador country club and golf courses for a municipal community center Wednesday. 

  • Town of Oro Valley to buy Hilton golf course, raise taxes

    Town of Oro Valley to buy Hilton golf course, raise taxes

    Oro Valley’s top officials know the town’s recently unveiled plans to raise sales taxes and to purchase the El Conquistador golf and recreation facilities seem rushed and unorthodox – but it’s a rare opportunity that may never come around again, they say.

  • The secret is out

    The secret is out

    After more than a month of speculation, the Oro Valley Town Council finally thought it was time to include those taxpaying citizens in on the secret that they were going to be buying a golf course for $1 million. They stress that it comes with a community center though.

  • OV council set to vote on tax increase, $1M acquisition

    OV council set to vote on tax increase, $1M acquisition

    The Oro Valley Town Council will vote tonight (Dec. 17) on whether to purchase the golf and other recreational amenities of the El Conquistador resort, spending $1 million to acquire the property and committing to a half-cent sales tax increase for improvements and its continued operations.

  • Marana council approves $800k for splashpad

    Marana council approves $800k for splashpad

    The Marana Town Council approved use of funds for the Marana Heritage Park and changed some of the town’s policies on background checks during their meeting last Tuesday. The council also honored a longtime employee and heard feedback from the citizens’ forums. 

  • Why rush into such a big purchase?

    Why rush into such a big purchase?

    Mayor Hiremath, Council Members Waters, Snider, and  Hornat have all just been re-elected to the town council by wide margins.  This is the same group that, during their first term, doubled the Utility tax.  Now they are proposing to buy the El Conquistador Country Club and raise the Town’s sales tax to pay for it.  We all agree that Oro Valley needs a community center, but we do not agree on whether or not we need to rush into making a commitment that not all desire.

  • McSally Wins Recount, Officially Declared Winner

    McSally Wins Recount, Officially Declared Winner

    TUCSON - Retired Air Force Colonel Martha McSally today was named the official winner of the race for AZ CD-2, after results from a state-mandated recount gave her a 167 victory over incumbent Ron Barber. The court announcement is the last step in the recount process and makes McSally's victory final in CD-2.

  • Two injured after machete attack

    Two injured after machete attack

    Two people were attacked by a man with a machete early this morning at about 3:05 a.m. on 2600 block of East Copper Street.

  • Largest Verizon Premium Wireless retailer opens new stores in Marana/Tucson

    Largest Verizon Premium Wireless retailer opens new stores in Marana/Tucson

    Marana

  • Flip OV vote trend

    Flip OV vote trend

    It’s going to only take one of the current majority to do the right thing and vote to table, or against, the proposed golf course purchase and sales tax increase tonight (Dec. 17). It’s going to take one of the majority, consisting of Mayor Satish Hiremath, Councilman Joe Hornat, Councilwoman Mary Snider or Vice Mayor Lou Waters, to say no to this ill-advised, badly-planned prospect.

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