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We Say: A tough goodbye

We Say: A tough goodbye

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About two months ago, I announced  I would be leaving my position here at Tucson Local Media. Well, that time has come, and as the saying goes…

Education battle heading to court

Education battle heading to court

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The Legislature has done its damage and gone home for the year, but there’s still some life left in the old Capitol these days. Diane Douglas,…

Construction on splash pad under way

Construction on splash pad under way

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Construction on an exciting community amenity recently started in North Marana. Splash pad work is under way and our residents and visitors wi…

We Say: To continue to have

We Say: To continue to have

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I am one of the fortunate ones to say I have. I have what I need to be happy. I have my children, my husband, friends family and a wonderful h…

Such the Spot - My daughter wants her own cell phone

Such the Spot - My daughter wants her own cell phone

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My daughter wants her own cell phone. She’s in sixth grade. My husband and I have decided our kids aren’t getting phones until high school. Mo…

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    CDO’s Nicole Enos finishes as valedictorian

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  • Arizona geocachers banned from land

    Arizona geocachers banned from land

    The Arizona State Trust Land Department officially banned geocaching on their grounds last year, saying the outdoor recreation violates state policy against litter, according to Eric Schudiske, spokesman for Groundspeak, operators of the Geocaching website that provides a centralized repository of caches nationally.

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    Big changes coming to the Ina Interchange in 2016

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  • Denying free speech or protecting the truth?

    Denying free speech or protecting the truth?

    An Oro Valley man who was kicked off the town’s official Facebook page after posting critical comments about the town’s acquisition of the El Conquistador has filed a complaint with the American Civil Liberties Union, claiming a violation of his free speech rights.

  • Local teacher gives back to his school

    Local teacher gives back to his school

    Three days a week you will find Andy Morales at Rio Vista Elementary School. On the surface this would not seem like much of a big deal, after all he is the school’s physical education teacher, but Morales does not have any classes to teach. Technically, Morales is on summer vacation, but still comes out those three days a week to tend to various projects he has going on.

  • Police need help identifying shoplifter

    Police need help identifying shoplifter

    Last Friday on May 15, Oro Valley Police Department responded to the Kohl's at Oracle and Suffolk in response to a report of shoplifting. The suspect pulled a knife on a Kohl's employee, who was not injured. OVPD patrol saturated the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

  • Oro Valley Town Council approves land use amendment

    Oro Valley Town Council approves land use amendment

    The Oro Valley Town Council has unanimously approved a general plan future land use amendment as related to a longstanding debate over a master planned community pertaining to 191 acres at the southwest and northwest corners of the La Cholla Boulevard and Naranja Drive intersection. 

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    Marana ranks 21st in Arizona Safest Cities and Towns report

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  • Mature Mountain View senior has his future mapped out

    Mature Mountain View senior has his future mapped out

    It is hard not to come away impressed with the maturity of Nicholas Ochoa-Reyes. The Mountain View senior is one of those young men who has his head screwed on straight and has a plan. In fact, he has three plans. 

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