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You may have to change your driving routes for the coming storm due to wash and road closures that are expected.
(NewsUSA) - Much is being made of Apple's announcement of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch. Overshadowed by this, however, was the introduction of Apple Pay -- a technology touting an easier way to pay for goods and services using mobile devices. But is this too much too soon -- even for Apple?
When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.
Amphitheater School District wants to hold on to the budget override that it has used to maintain lower class sizes, keep physical education and the arts in elementary schools, and boost teacher pay.
Stay alert. Stay aware. Stay alive.
Devin Townsend earned the moniker as the “Mad Scientist of Metal” but more and more he should just be considered a musical mad scientist.
(Family Features) While there's no magic way to transform your appearance overnight, you can freshen up your look through your eyewear. If you've worn the same glasses for years, a simple frame change can revitalize your face and style - and even take years off of you.
Certain movies and directors challenge viewers’ intellect, daring to take the path less traveled on the cinematic screen in order to make audiences actually have to think. Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” (2010) about hijacking dreams and 2012’s survival challenges in “The Hunger Games” are two thought-provoking success stories. We can now add “The Giver” to the list of films requiring moviegoers to think outside the box and ponder the role of individuals in society.
1. Missouri Highway Patrol takes over security from police in Ferguson
Tucson, AZ –Pima Community College Adult Education recently received $65,273 in grant funds from the City of Tucson for its Bridge to College and Career program.
Re: Cannot vote for Hiremath, July 23 - Maksim states that “Selecting a candidate for public office based purely on his/her support for same-sex unions is silly as selecting a candidate based purely on skin color or gender – witness our recent national experience with a sitting president and with a former Secretary of State.” Facts prove that the latter part of this statement is totally false. Facts show that the American people not only once, but twice, voted their conscience and selected Barack H. Obama & Joe Biden over John McCain and Sarah Palin and more recently over Mitt Romney (Mr. 47 percent) and Paul Ryan because past performance and the debates proved that the Obama-Biden team displayed the ability to better serve the American people. Ergo, skin color proved not to be the deciding factor but ability to do the job as displayed to the American people.
(BPT) - Parents arm their kids with a plethora of school supplies, new attire and the latest technology to prepare them for a successful school year. But one of the most important components of academic success is often overlooked: nutrition.
The delayed North La Cañada Drive widening project is now costing its contractor $2,500 a day.
By now the 2014 summer movie season is in full swing, and we have seen our fair share of action packed adventures. There is one upcoming film, however, that may well be one of the most important movies of the year. Marvel’s “Guardian’s of the Galaxy”, which is set to release on Aug. 1, is seemingly a mere outer space saga full of cartoonish characters and ships blowing up. In reality, however, it is the next step in Marvel’s flawless execution of changing the movie industry forever.
(BPT) - The health care industry is shifting its focus from volume to value, rewarding health care providers who offer higher quality, more efficient care. The goal is a transition from an outdated model focused on symptoms to one focused on the patient, improving overall population health through disease prevention and customized care.
(BPT) - For most people, the prospect of losing income due to injury or disability is a frightening one, but in reality, few believe it is a challenge they will ever personally face. Only 28 percent of employees feel confident in their ability to replace earnings in the event of a disability, according to findings from the 2014 Prudential report, Disability Insurance: Beyond Paycheck Protection. In addition, just 38 percent think their ability to pay for health care costs - such as wellness and preventative maintenance, chronic conditions, and critical illnesses, is very good.
(NAPSI)—A nightmare common among parents with school-age children is one your family can avoid.
Girl Scout Troop #1084 recently helped Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) with a donation of goods worth $375 plus gave 40 boxes of cookies to their volunteers.
A steering committee made up of members of Pio Decimo Center, Impact of Southern Arizona, and Amphitheater Public Schools is bringing the Bridges out of Poverty initiative to Southern Arizona as an effective catalyst for reducing poverty. Based on the research of Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., and Philip E. DeVol, it has been utilized in over 70 communities around the country who have seen evidence of its effectiveness in decreased unemployment and homelessness, increased income, pursuit of post-secondary education, and increased sense of empowerment.
While U.S. Senators John McCain, R-AZ and Jeff Flake, R-AZ recently announced their support for the proposed Interstate 11 and Intermountain West Corridor, local officials and the Arizona Department of Transportation say funding has not yet been identified to carry out the project, which is expected to cost billions of dollars.
Every summer, Mexican freetail bats migrate north to bear their young. A favorite roosting place is the bridge over the Santa Cruz River on Ina Road, just over the hill. If you go close to dusk and wait by the guardrails, the sky will soon fill with bats emerging for their nightly hunt for food. Bats eat insects, including mosquitoes.
Mary Ferris came to Oro Valley in 1985, by way of Boston, by way of Madrid, Spain, by way of Goose Bay, Labrador, by way of St. Paul, Minnesota— and a few other places in between.