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Hard punishment to take

Hard punishment to take

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It’s been interesting over the last week to see the discussion and debate over spanking our children. The debate started after the NFL’s star …

The result of 20 years of leadership in Pima County

The result of 20 years of leadership in Pima County

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In her recent opinion column to The Explorer, District 3 Supervisor Sharon Bronson failed to address the accomplishments of her almost 20 year…

Marana Town Talk: The Marana Harvest Festival is coming in October

Marana Town Talk: The Marana Harvest Festival is coming in October

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Fall has finally arrived, bringing with it a season of festivals and outdoor activities that most of us have eagerly anticipated all summer.

Such the Spot - My daughter got inked

Such the Spot - My daughter got inked

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Recently, my young adult daughter texted me a picture of a tattoo so new that it was still red and puffy around the edges. The tattoo had been…

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…

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  • Hard punishment to take

    Hard punishment to take

    It’s been interesting over the last week to see the discussion and debate over spanking our children. The debate started after the NFL’s star tailback Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.

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