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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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    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. 

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

    A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

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  • Gay marriage legal in Arizona

    Gay marriage legal in Arizona

    Same-sex couples can now legally marry in Arizona. Today, Attorney General Tom Horne did not appeal the court ruling as he struck down Arizona's marriage restriction.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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