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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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