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(BPT) - You’ve reached your breaking point. You’ve tripped over the same thing in the living room too many times. Now you’ve picked it up to finally put it away and you realize – you have nowhere to put it. You have too much clutter in your home. So what do you do? How do you decide where to start so you can reduce the clutter in your home and make your walkways safe once more?
Former Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View football player Cris Thorson was honored for his academics. The Colorado Mesa football player was one of 14 Mavericks named to the RMAC All-Academic honor roll.
Catalina Foothills dealt CDO’s playoff hopes a major blow with a 3-0 volleyball win on Tuesday night. The loss dropped the Dorados to No. 17 in the state with just a single game remaining.
The Salpointe boys golf team edged Canyon Del Oro 147-149 on Tuesday afternoon. Nogales was third with a 182 and Cholla was fourth with a 229.
Thanks to a strong front four, the Catalina Foothills Boys golf team beat Rincon 146-158 on Tuesday. Santa Rita shot a team combined 164.
With 150 cities included in its analysis, Wallet Hub recently conducted a study that examined the overall competency of an adult American’s budget in which Tucson was ranked at 116.
A ghastly review can be enough to make any restaurateur tremble. But to Steve Dunn, a frightening culinary experience is exactly what he wants for his guests.
(NAPSI)—Many parents of school-age children are unhappy with the amount of time spent on standardized tests and have strong opinions on other controversial education policies, including Common Core and school vouchers.
According to a recent survey, 44 percent of those parents queried said children spend too much time preparing for and taking assessments. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: Adding a serving of chia seeds to meals every day offers a more natural way to improve health and well-being than consuming multiple nutritional supplements, vitamins and energy drinks.
A great way to improve your nutrition is to add chia seeds to everyday food like smoothies.(NAPS)
(NAPSI)—These days, we have “smart” everythings—smart cars, smartphones, smart televisions—but it seems most Americans still don’t feel quite as smart as their electronics when it comes to downloading digital movies. Most of us don’t think twice before downloading a song or even a full album; we’ll download apps until our thumbs are sore, and according to a 2013 study done by the PEW Research Center, nearly 60 percent of Americans think online dating is a great way to meet people—and yet, for some reason, most of us still don’t know how easy it is to purchase movies online. Well, it’s time to change that. Here are the top five reasons to go digital with your film library.
The hit movie “How to Train Your Dragon 2” is just a click away when you buy digitally. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Every year, millions of Medicare beneficiaries must decide which Medicare Advantage plan to enroll in. During Medicare’s annual open enrollment period, October 15-December 7, you can change Medicare Advantage (MA) plans or enroll in one for the first time. Important factors to consider include premium costs, choice of doctors and plan benefits. But there is one other important question: What is the quality rating of the plan?
You or someone you care for may be facing an important health care decision. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—There may be a rare genetic disorder in your family that you don’t even know about, but the good news is that a genetic counselor can provide the information, guidance and support to help you understand the chance of passing the condition to your children and options to help your child manage the condition.
Some families may be able to help cure a difficult, inherited disease. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Many teachers say it’s not uncommon to find they have students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia in their classrooms. Fortunately, if they have not received tools or training in how to teach those students, teachers do have an ally they can rely on.
A leading provider of audiobooks has become a critical resource for teachers and parents. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—The American Dream may have looked like more of a nightmare to the millions of millennials who entered the workforce in recent years—but there could be good news.
Many millennials may be surprised to learn just how easily they can own their own homes. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—If you’re like many small businesses owners, professionals and entrepreneurs, you know it pays to advertise. But how do you do that effectively?
A small company’s marketing reach may be greater than many entrepreneurs realize. (NAPS)
Theresa Dunlap can now be on her son’s birth certificate.
Oro Valley residents Linda Hill and Colleen Middleton were married on Friday. Rev Ron Phares performed the ceremony at the Oro Valley Town Hall. Attending were their children, Rev Dolores of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, Katie Phares, her mom, Bob Wallace, Kathy Kouzmanoff, the OV court administrator and a district judge who came to witness the historic event.
Pima County has settled with survivors of a man killed during a police standoff outside of his northwest-side home in 2011.
In a rematch of a razor-close 2012 congressional race, Democratic Congressman Ron Barber is in a fight for his political life against Republican challenger Martha McSally, a retired A-10 pilot who nearly beat him two years ago.
Five candidates are seeking election for three open seats in this year’s race for the Metro Water District’s Board of Directors.
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.
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In 2004, then-Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon let it be known that he had identified a secret weapon in the fight against neighborhood crime and isolation. The deterrent wasn’t a literal weapon. It was a front porch bench, which served as the focal point of Gordon’s Front Porch Bench Initiative. In essence, the mayor urged Phoenix residents to buy a bench, place it in front of their homes and use it to get to know their neighbors.
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 under the heading, I Work Out Because...: “I’m tired of being intimidated by my girlfriend’s father.”
Oro Valley Town Council spent the Oct. 15 meeting directing staff to compile elements for future agenda items and initiating a 60-day public notice process, which informs the public the council plans to discuss revenue options. The revenue options are primarily tax-based possibilities.
The Holidays are fast approaching. It’s that time of the year that many spend enjoying family, friends, feasting and all the joys of the season. It is also a time of reflection and giving thanks for all, including freedom. This is the freedom that is protected by those brave men and women of our various military branches. Each and every one of whom, when they signed up, wrote a blank check made payable to America, for an amount up to and including their lives.
Three candidates are running for the two seats available this fall on the Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board.
A new brain health program from Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging is based on all of the lifestyle factors.
ovember is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month—making it the ideal time to focus on your own brain health. Research has proven that people of all ages—even older adults—can improve their cognitive abilities and their memory.
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.
With all of the news, rumors, and spoilers surrounding the imminent release of Star Wars: Episode VII, it seems as though little else would hold importance in the Star Wars universe and its nearly unrivaled fandom. It has been quite the opposite, however, as the internet has been parsing over a new rumor.
Five-time Academy Award nominee Brad Pitt delivers another gritty performance in this intense, gripping World War II thriller. The 50-year old actor more than holds his own as the very capable and confident Army sergeant leading a five-man tank crew against Nazis in 1945 Germany. Pitt, along with the other well cast soldiers in the movie, poignantly demonstrate the horrors found on the battlefield while showcasing the courage to stand up for each other even when their situation turns dire.
The Y is so much more than a gym. For 100 years, the YMCA of Southern Arizona has been committed to changing lives by providing a community that is not only focused on fitness, but also on strengthening our Tucson community, living a healthier life, and spending time together as a family. Whatever reasons, Y members have for joining, they find the motivation and guidance needed to reach their fitness goals and nurture their well-being.
Staff of Tucson Local Media made its way to Harvest for October’s monthly Sippin’ Social – an event which the public is welcomed and encouraged to join to engage in conversation or simply enjoy happy hour selections.