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Pima College hires Director of Veterans and Military Affiliated Services

Pima College hires Director of Veterans and Military Affiliated Services

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Dr. Daniel L. Kester is Pima Community College’s Director of Veterans and Military Affiliated Services.

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Pima County Health: Watch for the signs, seek help for depression

Pima County Health: Watch for the signs, seek help for depression

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Once again we share in the sadness of losing one of our most beloved entertainers, Robin Williams. He was someone I grew up seeing on televisi…

Third Age: Have to express gratitude

Third Age: Have to express gratitude

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It’s been a heck-of-a-summer.  Campaigning for re-election to the town council again put me in close touch with folks whose doorbells I poked …

Opinion column - Garcia is the best choice for our schools

Opinion column - Garcia is the best choice for our schools

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Why is it that David Garcia, the Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, has locked up major endorsements from Republic…

Oro Valley Town Talk - Voters turn out for Oro Valley election

Oro Valley Town Talk - Voters turn out for Oro Valley election

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On Aug. 26, the Town of Oro Valley conducted its primary election. Previously, the town’s nonpartisan primary and general elections were held …

Opinion column - Real leadership is needed to repair our roads

Opinion column - Real leadership is needed to repair our roads

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In her recent monthly column for The Explorer, District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller asserts that Pima County lacks the leadership to solve the co…

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PCC career, job fair Sept. 19 to help jobseekers 50 and older

PCC career, job fair Sept. 19 to help jobseekers 50 and older

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Pima Community College organizers of the Plus 50 Career and Job Fair for mature workers say the event will have resources and opportunities ge…

Arizona candidates for governor debate in Tucson

Arizona candidates for governor debate in Tucson

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The candidates seeking the state's top office gathered in Tucson Thursday night, debating issues from the economy to education.

Ina Road bridge may close during storm

Ina Road bridge may close during storm

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You may have to change your driving routes for the coming storm due to wash and road closures that are expected.

Now is the time to spray for buffelgrass and fountain grass

Now is the time to spray for buffelgrass and fountain grass

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Oro Valley resident John Scheuring sees a lot of buffelgrass and fountain grass in and around town alive, well and green, but would like to se…

AIA opts to continue investigation

AIA opts to continue investigation

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Three Mountain View football players have been held out of action while the Arizona Interscholastic Association continues to investigate alleg…

Hiremath proud of town accomplishments, delivers  Oro Valley State of the Town

Hiremath proud of town accomplishments, delivers Oro Valley State of the Town

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In his fifth State of the Town address on Sept. 12, Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath said he is proud of what continues to be accomplished in …

Monsoon season wrapping up, big storm still possible

Monsoon season wrapping up, big storm still possible

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When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.

Marana graduate beats the odds, comes back from injury

Marana graduate beats the odds, comes back from injury

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Blood dripped from his face and lacerations covered his arms. Dallin Wengert lay unconscious as his body jerked around in a fit of seizures. A…

Amphi override plan would not increase tax levy

Amphi override plan would not increase tax levy

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Amphitheater School District wants to hold on to the budget override that it has used to maintain lower class sizes, keep physical education a…

Pima County Health: Watch for the signs, seek help for depression

Pima County Health: Watch for the signs, seek help for depression

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Once again we share in the sadness of losing one of our most beloved entertainers, Robin Williams. He was someone I grew up seeing on televisi…

Oro Valley Police Department trains officers on new motorcycles

Oro Valley Police Department trains officers on new motorcycles

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The Oro Valley Police Department has switched from its BMW motorcycles to Victory Commander. Last week, the motor unit spent two days at the M…

Third Age: Have to express gratitude

Third Age: Have to express gratitude

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It’s been a heck-of-a-summer.  Campaigning for re-election to the town council again put me in close touch with folks whose doorbells I poked …

Local news anchor, Town of Marana embrace each other

Local news anchor, Town of Marana embrace each other

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Chances are if you have been to an event in Marana that requires a host or emcee, then you have seen KOLD news anchor Dan Marries. Since he fi…

9/11 Tribute

9/11 Tribute

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Police Reports

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Breakers Water Park Brings Oktoberfest to Marana

Breakers Water Park Brings Oktoberfest to Marana

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The smell of Brats and the sound of Bavarian music are in the air and the Marana Oktoberfest is here. The official start of this three-day eve…

Food Truck Roundup in Oro Valley

Food Truck Roundup in Oro Valley

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Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance invites the public to join in gallery reception, food, art discounts, local business promos, kid…

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge remembers Firefighters

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge remembers Firefighters

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Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 expressed its appreciation to local firefighters for the valuable service they provide to the community on …

Armchair-style interview set with Linda Ronstadt

Armchair-style interview set with Linda Ronstadt

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After a successful re-launching of the Sunday Evening Forum in early 2014, the Sunday Evening Forum announces an armchair-style interview with…

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