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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

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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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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