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As students in middle and high school, we learned about our federal government in civics classes. We became well-versed in the Constitution, the three branches of government, the importance of checks and balances and the Bill of Rights.
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 league office on Monday.
The price of gas has many drivers jumping for joy this holiday season.
I was reminded why my job is so cool, and what an interesting year it has been, while covering Marana’s Egg Nog Jog on New Years morning. While I was not thrilled to be working at 8:30 on New Year’s Day, there are a lot of things worse than shooting photographs on a brisk winter morning.
Last Tuesday’s Marana Town Council meeting saw the town make a proclamation declaring it a Purple Heart Town, as designated by the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
In a move that is expected to streamline emergency medical systems communications and provide patients with access to high-quality, affordable healthcare, CVS has announced it will work as an affiliate of Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital, as well as two additional regional health care systems outside of Arizona.
The Oro Valley Marketplace was set alight with the bright faces of hundreds of children and their parents, each anticipating the arrival of the big man in red himself.
Arizona Repertory Singers (ARS), Tucson’s premier vocal choral group, celebrates 25 years under the leadership of Music Director Dr. Jeffry A. Jahn with a concert season featuring his favorite songs. ARS’ highly-anticipated annual winter concerts will be Dec. 7, 14 and 19 and are expected to sell out. Advanced tickets will be available at www.arsingers.org beginning Oct.1.
The 2014 fall sports season has come to a close for teams on the Northwest side. Multiple state titles were won, winning streaks were had and records were broken. Here are the best of the best, your All-Northwest selections.
Canyon Del Oro High School senior Bridget Doucet finished her final season in cross country on top of the podium, winning the Division II State Championship. However, for any other runner, it may have been just the final race of her high school career, but for Doucet it capped off a marathon of not only becoming the best in her favorite sport, but also in defeating a yearlong battle against anorexia.
Sai Tummala, a junior forward on the Arizona State men’s basketball team, is taking on greater challenges than most student athletes.
The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would not block a lower court’s ruling that overturned Arizona’s voter-approved ban on bail for immigrant felony suspects who are in this country illegally.
The glory days
Opponents of an Arizona law that denies bail to felony suspects who are in this country illegally urged the Supreme Court on Monday to let stand a lower court ruling that overturns the ban.
In Ms. McConkie’s first-grade class at Dunbar Elementary School, Ashley Vaca has struggled pronouncing her words when reading. But twice a week, she now leaves the room with a volunteer for a private reading session.
The Oak Ridge Boys return to Desert Diamond Casino’s Diamond Center on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 as part of their Boys Night Out tour. Tickets go on sale Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. through Star Tickets and start at $30. Tickets are also available at Desert Diamond’s Rewards Center, which offers a 10 percent discount to Diamond Rewards Members. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. This show is all ages and is sponsored by KIIM FM.
On Tuesday, we honored our veterans on Veterans Day. We, as a country, take this day to pay respect to those men and women who have served honorable in the U.S. military. It is important that we take time to pay tribute to those who sacrificed for us.
Arizona State women’s basketball coach Charli Turner Thorne said she sees plenty of advantages to recruiting locally, starting with players having a support system nearby.
Shannon Goodsell looked all over the state this spring for teachers to fill vacancies at Casa Grande Union High School District, where he is superintendent, but still came up short.