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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…

The words I would love to hear

The words I would love to hear

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In recent weeks, I had the opportunity to interview the granddaughter of former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Nina Roosevelt Gibson.

Guest Column: DuVal’s tuition hikes take center stage

Guest Column: DuVal’s tuition hikes take center stage

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Democrats wanted to make college affordability a big political issue this year almost as much as NBC wanted David Gregory off “Meet the Press.”

The Challenges of Leadership

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The editor in her “We Say” said that she was tempted to write a column during the primary election. This reader wished she had. During the pri…

Miller’s reckless finger pointing

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Abraham Lincoln said that “a drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.” In her recent guest column, Supervisor Ally Miller conti…

How much will growth cost?

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Oro Valley has voted and the results are in. A few months ago, I wrote to your paper about sustaining life in Oro Valley when the town board w…

Marana Town Talk: Marking a solemn occasion by taking action

Marana Town Talk: Marking a solemn occasion by taking action

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This time of year marks a solemn occasion for anyone who believes in the unquestionable power of freedom and liberty.

On the Menu - It's time to celebrate Arizona Restaurant Week

On the Menu - It's time to celebrate Arizona Restaurant Week

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The local culinary community is preparing to celebrate Arizona Restaurant Week, Sept. 19 through Sept. 28, and a common thread seems to be wea…

The challenges of leadership

The challenges of leadership

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In honor of sticking to not endorsing candidates during the election, I held off writing this column, although I was tempted throughout the pr…

Not happy with Hiremath

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Magnanimous in Victory? Hardly.

Guest Column: An election autopsy - a view of the future

Guest Column: An election autopsy - a view of the future

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First of all, I want to express my deep gratitude to all of the many wonderful volunteers that came forward to support me in my campaign for m…

Concerns with development

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I want to thank The Explorer for having Chris Flora cover an issue of high importance to a large number of Oro Valley residents. I’d like to r…

The truth of the matter

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The Oro Valley election is over and by a large margin (mandate type margin) the incumbents won.  According to the latest numbers the margin of…

Guest Column: Pima County plan update is a guide to prosperity

Guest Column: Pima County plan update is a guide to prosperity

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Pima County this month will release a second draft of its comprehensive plan update called Pima Prospers.

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…

Gamer's Scoop - Electronic Arts announces new “Access” program on Xbox One. Is it enough to dethrone Sony?

Gamer's Scoop - Electronic Arts announces new “Access” program on Xbox One. Is it enough to dethrone Sony?

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A recently announced the implementation of its EA Access program; a service that will be exclusive to Microsoft’s Xbox One and will allow play…

On the Menu - Iron Chef to present award-winning menu Sept. 8

On the Menu - Iron Chef to present award-winning menu Sept. 8

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Some might say it was the greatest temptation since Eden.

Northwest Chatter

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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