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Members of the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge honor Sept. 11 with local firefighters. Pictured, Sam Capuano, left, Cpt. Kyle Goodrich, lodge members Barbara Hoag, Ellen Nelson, Kathy Peters, Gary Schoebel, and Pete Paddock.
For many, the people who have played a part in shaping U.S. history are icons, or chapters in a history book. Eleanor Roosevelt is one of those icons, but to Tucson’s Nina Roosevelt Gibson she is also known as just grandma.
(NAPSI)—For many, finding and buying the right home is still a big part of the American dream.
Every Thursday Continental Ranch hosts their own farmers market. For four hours, between 25-35 vendors serve up a wide variety of goods and crafts.
Pima Community College Center for the Arts announces its 2014-2015 Season: ENCORE! The new season follows on the back of last season’s record attendance with the goal of delivering an eclectic and interesting selection of Pima’s theatre, music and dance performances; gallery exhibits of contemporary works by national and regional visual artists; and special events worthy of ovation. The Center for the Arts complex, situated on PCC’s West Campus, consists of the Proscenium Theatre, the Black Box Theatre, the Recital Hall and the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery.
WASHINGTON – Two days after President Barack Obama asked for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help stem a rising tide of immigrant children on the Southwest border, lawmakers on Capitol Hill were split over the request.
(Family Features) The summer forecast calls for delightful weather and a calendar full of casual, fun-filled gatherings with family and friends. Make sure you're prepared for all the seasonal soirees with delicious wines that enhance the mood and the good times.
More than three years after her 9-year-old daughter was shot and killed, Roxanna Green’s heart breaks all over again when she sees another shooting on the news.
Whoever says patriotism is dead hasn’t met the 40 students who make up Ironwood Ridge High School’s Veterans Heritage Project (VHP), nor the veterans who shared their stories for the organization’s recently published “Since You Asked,” – a 185-page book in which veterans detail their experiences from some of the world’s largest military conflicts.
1. Ukraine's new leader hammers rebels while promising diplomacy
(Family Features) For women today, a yearly check-up with your healthcare provider is an essential part of maintaining your fertility health at every age. To celebrate National Women’s Check-Up Day (May 13), the maker of First Response™ the leading brand of pregnancy tests, has asked their panel of experts to share tips every woman should take to her doctor to maintain optimal fertility health at every age.
The Academy for Cancer Wellness will hold its 12th annual Music and Memories concert and silent auction at 6:15 p.m Saturday, May 10 at Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St., Tucson to benefit its Under-Insured Cancer Patients Endowment Fund. The program will feature performances by members of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and more, performing music by a variety of composers including Schubert, Dvořák and Schumann.
If within the first few minutes of The Gaslight Theatre’s new show, “Beach Blanket Bee-Bop”, your eyes aren’t transfixed on the stage, you’re not laughing, and your foot isn’t tapping along to the musical beat, you may want to check your pulse.
1. Jeb Bush calls illegal immigration an "act of love"
Rose Anderson, left, Barbara Offord, middle, and Judy Cummings, right, sit and watch at the players come through the eighth green during the tournament in SaddleBrooke on Friday. Offord and Cummings have hosted players from Wyoming for the past five years and Anderson has for the past four years.
Mick Dalrymple, a research manager in Phoenix, has always been a registered independent. He calls his political views a mix of Democratic and Republican ideals, but he said he understands the decision to be an independent voter today has much to do with general dismay about government gridlock.
It looks like the Twelfth Doctor and Clara Oswald will have some company on their journeys through space and time.
A bill being viewed by some as discriminatory and by others as a protection of religious freedom will go before Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday.
1. The longest-serving member of Congress ever decides to retire
PHOENIX – A bill that would prohibit novice drivers from using cellphones except in emergencies advanced Thursday through the House Transportation Committee.
As she walks toward him, you can see the tears well up in his eyes. Wearing a long, golden-laced dress, pearl earrings and holding a bouquet of purple flowers, is his Lady Barbara. She looks up at him and gives him a small smile. He is wearing a black suit, accented by a purple and grey tie, and shiny, black dress shoes. He gently takes her hand as the two face the small chapel. Today, Barbara Burkett and Everett Dougherty, both in their mid-80s, will wed.
After being officially married, Barbara Burkett and Everett Dougherty walk down the aisle as husband and wife.
Dave Dougherty hugs both Barbara Burkett and Everett Dougherty shortly after their wedding on Saturday.