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Tips for Getting Enough Healthy Protein in Your Diet

Tips for Getting Enough Healthy Protein in Your Diet

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At a time when over a third of American adults are obese and childhood obesity rates are rising exponentially, more Americans are looking for …

Decorate Your Home this Season for Under $100

Decorate Your Home this Season for Under $100

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When it comes to filling your home with fall flair and warm festive cheer, you don’t have to rely on generic décor purchased from the store, w…

Tricks and Treats to Stay on Budget this Halloween

Tricks and Treats to Stay on Budget this Halloween

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Halloween comes but once a year. So make it extra spooky with ghosts, goblins and ghouls galore -- and don’t forget all the great treats. Whil…

Space? Ocean Depths? Experts Predict the Future of Travel

Space? Ocean Depths? Experts Predict the Future of Travel

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As you book your next vacation, it doesn’t hurt to think ahead -- way ahead. Technology is changing everything about the way we live, work and…

Silly Rabbit Still Seeking Cereal After 60 Years

Silly Rabbit Still Seeking Cereal After 60 Years

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The next time you’re standing in the cereal aisle, think back on your early memories of breakfast. If you’re like many Americans, your morning…

New Phone? Don’t Forget to Protect It

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With the release of the iPhone 6, you may be thinking about how to protect your pricey new mobile device.

Ways to Keep Your Community Safer

Ways to Keep Your Community Safer

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Whether you’re single and live on your own, or you’re raising a family, feeling secure in your community is likely an important priority to yo…

How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

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Everyone faces setbacks in life. While those personal obstacles can lead to disappointing outcomes, they can also be harnessed into personal m…

Tips to Generate a Second Income

Tips to Generate a Second Income

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In today’s economy, a full-time job is no guarantee that a second income won’t be necessary to live a comfortable lifestyle or save for the future.

Tips for Saving for Retirement in Your 20s

Tips for Saving for Retirement in Your 20s

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In your 20s, you may think you have all the time in the world to save for retirement.  It can be tempting to spend your entire paycheck, parti…

Why your kid shouldn’t be guzzling energy drinks

Why your kid shouldn’t be guzzling energy drinks

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Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated wi…

Elephant calf born at Reid Park Zoo

Elephant calf born at Reid Park Zoo

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Reid Park Zoo announces that Semba, a 24-year old African Elephant, successfully delivered a female calf at 10:55 p.m. last night Both mother …

Five Good Reasons to Replace Your Old AC in Fall

Five Good Reasons to Replace Your Old AC in Fall

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Before you turn off your AC system for the season, consider having it checked out by a certified contractor. If it’s older or has been giving …

OV woman who killed her son sentenced to 10.5 years in prison

OV woman who killed her son sentenced to 10.5 years in prison

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On August 18, Donna Rose Smith accepted a plea agreement in the death of her son, Patrick Michael Smith.

Americans Not Getting Enough Relaxation Time

Americans Not Getting Enough Relaxation Time

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Nearly all Americans understand that relaxation time is essential to good health, yet most of us don’t spend nearly enough time unwinding duri…

Regular Exercise Can Help Kids Do Better in School

Regular Exercise Can Help Kids Do Better in School

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Physical activity may not be the first thing parents or teachers think about when they want to boost a child’s academic performance, but evide…

Model airplane air show Saturday in Oro Valley

Model airplane air show Saturday in Oro Valley

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In honor of National Model Aviation Day, The Sonoran Desert Flyers will be putting on a demonstration and air show this Saturday, Aug. 16 from…

Beaver’s Band Box suspect sentenced to 14 years in prison

Beaver’s Band Box suspect sentenced to 14 years in prison

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Since August 2012, the Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) Criminal Investigations Unit, along with the Tucson Airport Authority Police Depart…

Gubernatorial Candidate: Ken Bennett

Gubernatorial Candidate: Ken Bennett

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Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has the most political experience of any of the candidates in the race. Bennett first ran for the Presc…

Northwest Chatter

Where are your loyalties?

Where are your loyalties?

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It’s fascinating to me how employers today continue to complain about today’s workforce, myself included. We sometimes get lost in the complai…

Busting a few myths on the topic of traffic fines and revenue in Oro Valley

Busting a few myths on the topic of traffic fines and revenue in Oro Valley

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There are a number of prevailing myths about traffic enforcement and fines in Oro Valley. Hopefully, the following will clear up some of the m…

Election time is here again

Election time is here again

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It’s that time again, when I write up my election endorsements. Anyone who’s read this column knows I’m a strong Democrat, so it should come a…

Southern Arizona, you’re kind of a big deal

Southern Arizona, you’re kind of a big deal

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Your mailboxes have been flooded, you can’t watch the latest “Modern Family” without seeing political ads, and your phone is probably blowing …

Chamber urges ‘yes’ on Amphi override

Chamber urges ‘yes’ on Amphi override

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Americans don’t want someone else telling them how to educate their children.

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