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Teen brothers carjack man with airsoft pistol, wreck following pursuit

Teen brothers carjack man with airsoft pistol, wreck following pursuit

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On November 25, Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputies received a call around 1:40 p.m. in reference to an armed robbery that took place in the 6400 block of North Oracle Road (near the intersection of North Oracle Road and West Orange Grove Road).

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Executive excuse

Executive excuse

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Right after the results of the midterm elections poured in and many Democrats across the country were making concession speeches, President Ob…

Feeling thankful this season

Feeling thankful this season

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It’s the time of year when we all feel more thankful for everything we have. We count our blessings a little more and appreciate the people an…

Good News for District 1 - Arterial roads to get repairs this year

Good News for District 1 - Arterial roads to get repairs this year

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I am very pleased to announce that District 1 will be receiving a large portion of the $5 million allocated for road repairs this year. Althou…

Holiday shopping avoidance gift list

Holiday shopping avoidance gift list

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I’ve always gotten excited about the holidays and this is primarily due to the pleasantly improved attitudes displayed by most people. Many fo…

Have you given up?

Have you given up?

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Remember the song, “Is That All There Is?” 

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  • Veterans’ memorial dedicated at Mountain View High School

    Veterans’ memorial dedicated at Mountain View High School

    Mountain View High School has had five former students killed in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, which is believed to be the most of any high school in America. This somber fact led to the construction of a veterans’ memorial in front of the school. Nov. 8, the school dedicated the monument to the five, as well as any United States military veteran.

  • Marana graduate beats the odds, comes back from injury

    Marana graduate beats the odds, comes back from injury

    Blood dripped from his face and lacerations covered his arms. Dallin Wengert lay unconscious as his body jerked around in a fit of seizures. Amy Wengert sat by her husband in the helicopter praying – praying that he would live.

  • El Tour Route Changes for 2014

    El Tour Route Changes for 2014

    Special Olympics El Tour de Tucson route skirts the edge of Tucson, so if you are out and about in your car on ride day, it’s very likely you will encounter some of the 9,000 cyclists, 2,600 volunteers and officials on the route – as well as many thousands of spectators. Please be on the lookout.

  • It’s no secret: Gaslight’s “Secret Santa” a hit

    It’s no secret: Gaslight’s “Secret Santa” a hit

    Someone once asked me what my favorite thing about Gaslight Theatre is.

  • Local high school athletes sign on

    Local high school athletes sign on

    A large number of local northwest area athletes will continue their athletic careers at the college level. In total 21 area high school athletes signed National Letters of Intent to accept athletic scholarships, with at least five more signing this week. 

  • El Tour de Tucson, Nov. 22: See map to avoid delays

    El Tour de Tucson, Nov. 22: See map to avoid delays

    With more than 9,000 bicyclists from around the world, El Tour de Tucson is an event that attracts people of all abilities and ages.

  • Bighorn Sheep released, TV Host Jack Hanna present

    Bighorn Sheep released, TV Host Jack Hanna present

    Thursday morning the Arizona Game and Fish Department, in collaboration with the Catalina Bighorn Sheep Society, released 11 ewes and three rams into the Santa Catalina Mountains.

  • Teen brothers carjack man with airsoft pistol, wreck following pursuit

    Teen brothers carjack man with airsoft pistol, wreck following pursuit

    On November 25, Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputies received a call around 1:40 p.m. in reference to an armed robbery that took place in the 6400 block of North Oracle Road (near the intersection of North Oracle Road and West Orange Grove Road).

  • Pair of NW robbery attempts

    Pair of NW robbery attempts

    Detectives with the Sheriff’s Robbery Unit are investigating two possibly related attempted robberies. The first incident occurred on November 8, 2014, at approximately 8:30 PM. A 70- year-old woman was at the Hampton Inn at 5950 N. Oracle Road with a group of people. The suspect began tugging at her purse in an attempt to steal it. In the struggle, the woman fell to the ground and suffered minor cuts and bruises.

  • Three burglary suspects arrested in Oro Valley

    Three burglary suspects arrested in Oro Valley

    Oro Valley, Arizona (November 19, 2014)-On November 14, 2014, Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) patrol officers responded to an Oro Valley home in reference to a burglary.  The victim reported over $20,000 worth of items stolen.  OVPD patrol conducted a canvass of the area and were able to identify two suspicious vehicles in the area at the time of the burglary.

Thirty sheep released, three die during capture process

Thirty sheep released, three die during capture process

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Last Thursday morning the Arizona Game and Fish Department, in collaboration with the Catalina Bighorn Sheep Society, released the second wave…

Town of Marana Council discusses new police station

Town of Marana Council discusses new police station

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It was a busier than normal night at the Marana Town Council last Wednesday, and it could have been an even busier session had a council actio…

Oro Valley Planning and Zoning approves two plan amendments

Oro Valley Planning and Zoning approves two plan amendments

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A long-running debate over two major General Plan amendments in Oro Valley has moved beyond the Planning and Zoning Commission after each pass…

Tip line designed to make Marana schools safer

Tip line designed to make Marana schools safer

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The Marana Unified School District, like most school districts, frowns upon bullying, violence and substance abuse. Unlike many districts MUSD…

OV council amends code for signs, driveways

OV council amends code for signs, driveways

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On Nov. 19, the Oro Valley Town Council amended two portions of the town’s zoning code. One portion dealt with businesses temporary signs duri…

Local finds her creative niche

Local finds her creative niche

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Sticks and stones may break your bones, but for Stacy Gowler, they make great custom cutting boards and coasters.

High Five: Week of Nov. 26

High Five: Week of Nov. 26

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1 Bring the entire family to Fantasia live in concert with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra accompanying scenes from Walt Disney’s original 1940 …

Foothills art show

Foothills art show

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The Foothills Artists’ Group will be holding its annual Art Show and Sale at the Foothills Clubhouse off Tucson Estates Parkway on Sunday, Dec…

Best of the Northwest voting begins

Best of the Northwest voting begins

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Last year, Best of the Northwest had its most successful year yet, with readers turning out to vote for their favorite restaurants, the commun…

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…

Savvy tips for eating well during the holiday season

Savvy tips for eating well during the holiday season

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’Tis the season… when many of us will gain unwanted weight from all the holiday parties, home-baked gifts, and irresistible goodies everywhere…

Black Friday tips and store hours

Black Friday tips and store hours

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Planning on being involved in the Black Friday mad shopping rush? Then look below for some of the top stores Black Friday hours to plan out yo…

Gospel Rescue Mission: Thanksgiving banquet

Gospel Rescue Mission: Thanksgiving banquet

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Gospel Rescue Mission will be holding its 26th Annual Thanksgiving Banquet on Wednesday November 26th, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 

Transit schedule for Thanksgiving

Transit schedule for Thanksgiving

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The following details outline transit service on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27, 2014:

I-10 frontage road, ramp and SR 77 lane restrictions this weekend

I-10 frontage road, ramp and SR 77 lane restrictions this weekend

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Due to the El Tour de Tucson event on Saturday, Nov. 22, the Interstate 10 eastbound frontage road between Tangerine Road and Congress Street …

Provisional/Conditional Ballot Breakdown for CD 2

Provisional/Conditional Ballot Breakdown for CD 2

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Pima County Recorder, F. Ann Rodriguez, announced today that a breakdown of the results of the provisional and conditional provisional ballots…

Pair of NW robbery attempts

Pair of NW robbery attempts

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Detectives with the Sheriff’s Robbery Unit are investigating two possibly related attempted robberies. The first incident occurred on November…

Bighorn Sheep released, TV Host Jack Hanna present

Bighorn Sheep released, TV Host Jack Hanna present

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Thursday morning the Arizona Game and Fish Department, in collaboration with the Catalina Bighorn Sheep Society, released 11 ewes and three ra…

Teen drug usage trending downward in Pima County

Teen drug usage trending downward in Pima County

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A new study by the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (ACJC) shows that overall, high school students in Pima County are using fewer drugs th…

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