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1. SENIOR JURIST SWORN IN AS TEMPORARY EGYPTIAN HEAD OF STATE Adli Mansour, the chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as Egypt's acting head of state on Thursday, hours after military officers removed the country's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi. In his first reported remarks, Mansour praised the protesters whose mass demonstrations spurred the military action, saying they "corrected the path of its glorious revolution." He also held out an olive branch to Morsi's Islamist supporters in the Muslim Brotherhood. [New York Times] ………………………………………………………………………………
Many people gathered at the James D. Kriegh Park on Jan. 7 to participate in the Oro Valley Family Fun Day. The event was one of nearly 40 others sponsored by BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit; a coalition organized by Gabe Zimmerman’s family and friends to develop outreach plans encouraging community members to come out into Tucson’s public lands to strengthen the sense of community, and to take advantage of Tucson’s beautiful spaces, with the full awareness that getting out and active with others promotes physical and mental health.
Last Friday, Oro Valley and much of Northwest Tucson came out to pay tribute to one of its fallen angels.
Oro Valley maintenance workers install one of two boulders from Pennsylvania, where Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, around the Freedom’s Steadfast Angel of Love statue.
Freedom’s Steadfast Angel of Love is comprised of materials from all three Sept. 11 crash sites and is a replica of the statue at the three locations. Lei Hennessy-Owen was the artist.
John and Roxanna Green, parents of Christina-Taylor Green, speak to the Canyon Del Oro Little League players during the league’s opening ceremonies last Friday. During the ceremony, Field No. 1 was rededicated as Green Field and the statue, Freedom’s Steadfast Angel of Love, was unveiled.
In memory of Christina-Taylor Green, the Oro Valley Town Council has approved the dedication of Green Field and the installation of the Angel of Steadfast Love statue at James D. Kriegh Park.
OV Conceptual Design Review Board now seeks members
Anneliese Snider owns many Santas.