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Oro Valley Police Reports

Oro Valley Police Reports

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In search of security, convenience and control

In search of security, convenience and control

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Are homes getting smarter? According to information from the front lines of the home-automation industry, the answer is, “yes.”

Pima County Reports

Pima County Reports

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Pima County

New Trends in Holiday Shopping This Year

New Trends in Holiday Shopping This Year

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Whether it’s a husband buying yoga pants for his wife, a daughter looking for fly fishing supplies for her dad, or a childless uncle looking f…

Four Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season Affordably

Four Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season Affordably

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The holidays can be an expensive time for decorating, entertaining and shopping. Luckily, there are easy ways to save this holiday season, so …

Police Beat

Police Beat

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Pima County Sheriff’s Department

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

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.

Northwest Chatter

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. 

  • Marana Cheer to perform at Holiday Bowl halftime

    Marana Cheer to perform at Holiday Bowl halftime

    Months of fundraising and planning are about to pay off for the Marana High School junior varsity and varsity cheer teams. The teams were invited to perform at the Holiday Bowl in San Diego later this month. 

  • Oro Valley residents file referendum petition to overturn town El Conquistador vote

    Oro Valley residents file referendum petition to overturn town El Conquistador vote

    Oro Valley residents who oppose the Town Council’s recent decision to purchase the El Conquistador country club and golf facilities for a town community center have filed an application for a referendum petition, potentially allowing local voters to ultimately decide.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • (Dec. 18) Today's Top Headlines - Debilitating disease sweeping across America

    (Dec. 18) Today's Top Headlines - Debilitating disease sweeping across America

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