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Mountain View wraps up sectional crown

Mountain View wraps up sectional crown

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Although the Mountain View boys soccer team was in no danger of missing the state playoffs, they left no doubt when they clinched an automatic berth by beating Ironwood Ridge 2-1 and winning the sectional championship.

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Simon Pegg has signed on to co-write Star Trek 3

Simon Pegg has signed on to co-write Star Trek 3

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In addition to playing the USS Enterprise’s Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott, British actor Simon Pegg steps up from the engine room and into t…

Town employees aren’t to blame

Town employees aren’t to blame

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It is tough for the group who worked diligently for weeks to find out in heartbreaking fashion that thousands of signatures were thrown out on…

Longer terms in auto loans have become the norm

Longer terms in auto loans have become the norm

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It’s taking a lot longer to pay off that new or used car nowadays.

What’s in store for the national housing market in 2015?

What’s in store for the national housing market in 2015?

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The calendar reads January 2015, and that can mean only one thing: it’s prime-time predictions season. Everyone, it seems, is clamoring to kno…

Oro Valley Town Talk: Investing in Oro Valley on your behalf

Oro Valley Town Talk: Investing in Oro Valley on your behalf

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The Town of Oro Valley is at a crossroads. We have the opportunity to purchase 324 acres of land in the heart of our community, a 31,475-squar…

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    Socks and business make a great pair

    James Coyle and the rest of his fellow seventh-grade classmates at Coronado K-8 School had to make a business plan for class. 

  • TOOTH files lawsuit over Town of Oro Valley referendum rejection

    TOOTH files lawsuit over Town of Oro Valley referendum rejection

    Opponents of the Town of Oro Valley’s decision to buy the El Conquistador country club and golf facilities are suing the town clerk for rejecting the petition they filed to send the purchase to the ballot.

  • Former Mountain View hoops star making it as a pro

    Former Mountain View hoops star making it as a pro

    Aaron Anderson is living the dream. It may not have been the dream he envisioned as a kid, but being paid to play basketball was a dream come true for the former Mountain View standout.

  • ‘Tee’d off’ residents speak out

    ‘Tee’d off’ residents speak out

    “It was so easy to get these signatures,” “disrespect of the voices of the residents” and “lost confidence and trust” were just a few of the things said in Oro Valley last Wednesday.

  • Town of Oro Valley Council rezones two plots along First Ave.

    Town of Oro Valley Council rezones two plots along First Ave.

    With two zoning code changes to two separate locations, the undeveloped properties on the east side of First Avenue in Oro Valley are soon going to be built upon.

  • Screening: ‘American Sniper’ hits emotional mark

    Screening: ‘American Sniper’ hits emotional mark

    From U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle’s position atop decrepit buildings in Iraq, his hidden presence seemed like anything but unknown to those in his close proximity. U.S. ground troops, going door-to-door searching for insurgents, gained confidence knowing that America’s best-ever sniper was providing them over-watch protection from high above. Enemy forces also grew to know of Kyle’s legendary marksmanship skills and close whereabouts, witnessing their al-Qaeda in Iraq members dropping dead after each single shot from Chris’ rifle. No one, however, was more aware of Chris Kyle’s presence and four tours of duty in Iraq than his wife, Taya Kyle, left behind in San Diego. It’s that marriage and relationship between Chris and Taya Kyle that “American Sniper” steadies upon, takes aim at, and, ultimately scores a direct hit for viewers. Between sighting in terrorist targets and actually pulling the trigger as Kyle, Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper must control his breathing—the same task moviegoers must master in this heart-pounding, emotional true story.

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    Active Life Acupuncture - Hitting the right spot every time

    Needles. You either love them or hate them.

  • Town employees aren’t to blame

    Town employees aren’t to blame

    It is tough for the group who worked diligently for weeks to find out in heartbreaking fashion that thousands of signatures were thrown out on a technicality. Needing just over 1,100 signatures, the group trying to get the council’s approved purchase of a $1 million golf course, and let’s not forget the coveted community center, overturned by voters in a special election turned in more than 3,100 signatures. 

  • Despite opposition, council passes Ina/Silverbell rezoning

    Despite opposition, council passes Ina/Silverbell rezoning

    Two rezonings passed at the Jan. 20 Marana Town Council meeting, one with no opposition and another that was more controversial. 

  • Red light cameras watching you in City of Tucson

    Red light cameras watching you in City of Tucson

    Within the City of Tucson’s nearly 227-square miles, there are 30 locations waiting to snap your photo. But you don’t have to smile because those photos are taken only if you violate the traffic rules enforced by red light cameras at select intersections.

Falcons win section, eye playoff run

Falcons win section, eye playoff run

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With their 8-0 win over Flowing Wells on Tuesday night, the Catalina Foothills girls soccer team won another sectional title. First year coach…

Pusch Ridge girls clinch section

Pusch Ridge girls clinch section

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The Pusch Ridge girls soccer team defeated Tanque Verde 2-1 on Tuesday night, clinching the Division III, Section VI championship and clinchin…

Former Mountain View hoops star making it as a pro

Former Mountain View hoops star making it as a pro

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Aaron Anderson is living the dream. It may not have been the dream he envisioned as a kid, but being paid to play basketball was a dream come …

Sports Overview: Playoffs on the line during final week of soccer season

Sports Overview: Playoffs on the line during final week of soccer season

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The boys and girls soccer regular seasons are down to the final week, and sectional championships as well as at-large playoff berths are on th…

Former MV standout McLaughlin named ACCAC Player of the Week

Former MV standout McLaughlin named ACCAC Player of the Week

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Pima Community College women’s basketball player Melody McLaughlin was named ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Monday.

AIA revised placements

AIA revised placements

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After taking the weekend to review the data, the AIA announced new, revised Divisional placements for all team sports for the next three seaso…

AIA tweaks realignment

AIA tweaks realignment

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Less than a week after making some dramatic realignment decision, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) has reviewed the data used and…

Ironwood Ridge grappler wins Triple Crown

Ironwood Ridge grappler wins Triple Crown

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Ironwood Ridge’s Danny Vega is the odds-on favorite to win the 113-pound state title next month, but the work he did over the summer is just a…

Vega and Howard win titles at Flowing Wells Invitational

Vega and Howard win titles at Flowing Wells Invitational

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Two area wrestlers won their weight classes at Flowing Wells Invitational, annually one of the one of the toughest wrestling tournaments in th…

New AIA placements for area HS teams

New AIA placements for area HS teams

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The AIA announced new Divisional placements for all team sports for the next three seasons, beginning next season. The placements are tentativ…

AIA realignment moves MVHS and IRHS football to DI

AIA realignment moves MVHS and IRHS football to DI

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On Tuesday the Arizona Interscholastic Association unveiled the initial division placement for schools and team sports for the next three scho…

Johnson named Player of the Week

Johnson named Player of the Week

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Stanley Johnson has been honored for his efforts in a pair of Arizona wins last week with Pac-12 Player of the Week honors, announced by the l…

Arizona bound - Patriots dominate the Colts in AFC Championship

Arizona bound - Patriots dominate the Colts in AFC Championship

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The New England Patriots are headed to Glendale to meet NFC Champions the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Feb. 1.

Arizona bound - Seahawks earn ticket to super bowl, overcome 16-point halftime deficit

Arizona bound - Seahawks earn ticket to super bowl, overcome 16-point halftime deficit

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The Seattle Seahawks are just waiting to see if they will play New England or the Colts in Arizona on Feb. 1, after defeating the Green Bay Pa…

Seven area athletes sign with Pima

Seven area athletes sign with Pima

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Seven area athletes signed to play baseball or softball with Pima College on Thursday. They were part of a group of 25 athletes to at the Pima…

Wildcats down shorthanded Colorado

Wildcats down shorthanded Colorado

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Arizona took advantage of two Colorado starters out with injury and beat the visiting Buffaloes 68-54 despite a career night from Askia Booker.

Marana winning despite offseason uncertainty

Marana winning despite offseason uncertainty

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On Friday night, Marana, without two starters and just eight players in uniform, edged Flowing Wells 32-30. The win was not easy, but nothing …

Former Dorado great begins managerial career

Former Dorado great begins managerial career

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Former CDO standout Shelley Duncan was named the manager of the Hillsboro Hops, the Single-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Duncan, wh…

Four Mexican pro baseball teams to train in Tucson

Four Mexican pro baseball teams to train in Tucson

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The Pima County Stadium District and M1 Baseball, LLC have finalized a deal to bring professional baseball to Kino Sports Complex in 2015.

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