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U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and the House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of committee last week. Besides working to save the A-10 program, Barber worked to defeat a proposal to save the 1-285th Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion at Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana.
(Austin's Army) by: Jennifer Parker: So far, Austin is doing well following his most recent treatment. He's in good spirits, has a strong sense of humor, and has avoided any serious side effects. Thanks for all your prayers on that score! The doctors have said he has one more treatment, beginning Oct. 31 and lasting 5 days. This one will probably be more difficult. It would be a really awesome 15th birthday present if he could be done with all treatments in November, be declared cancer-free, and ring the gong at the Children's Center.
A fundraiser was put on by Hooters on Monday, July 15 in order to raise money for cancer victim Austin Thacker who is 14 years old. In a total of two hours around $300 was raised along with $1,200 from hat and shirt sales and private donations.
Austin Thacker, a 14-year-old, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Diffused Mature B Cell Lymphoma in April of this year. Money continues to pour in through either fundraisers or donations given to Austin’s Army gofundme website.
A fundraiser took place at Sauce and Frost on June 4 for 14-year-old cancer patient, Austin Thacker, who is fighting non-Hodgkin's Diffused Mature B Cell Lymphoma.
A fundraiser night will be taking place on Tuesday, June 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. for Austin Thacker, a 14-year-old student at Legacy Traditional School, who is battling non-Hodgkin’s Diffused Mature B Cell Lymphoma.
After 14-year-old Austin Thacker, of Legacy Traditional School , was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Diffused Mature B Cell Lymphoma, fellow students and the community have come together to make things a little easier on the family.
Starting Friday night, the 2012 high school football season will officially begin with some big matches for local teams. Ironwood Ridge will look to build on last season, Canyon Del Oro will look to carry a late-season run forward, and Marana, Mountain View and Pusch Ridge will look for a more positive outcome.
There is something to be said about the recent Tucson Festival of Books, held during the second weekend in March on the University of Arizona Campus. It had just about every genre you could think of, from mystery to medical, political to poetry. And there was also the Western variety, with Elmer Kelton the brightest star in its constellation.
The signs often appear out of nowhere, usually before entering a major dip in the road or even on a hiking trail, DO NOT ENTER WHEN FLOODED.