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NPR: Pope Francis visited the predominately Christian Philippines this week, and offered strong support for the Catholic Church's opposition to birth control.
Earlier this month 13 Oro Valley Dolphin football players were honored at a scholarship luncheon for the Tucson Youth Football and Spirit Federation.
A couple of times every year a movie will come out that completely surprises me where I find the plot cleverly disguised and 180 degrees from what I was expecting after the first 20 minutes. Like most everyone else, I detest movie trailers for the simple fact that they’ve become too long and too specific for my taste. Trailers today spoil our movie experience by connecting too many dots in the storyline and test driving all the laugh lines on us viewers-- all before we’ve even settled into our theater seats.
Since 1980, a Tucson school has been providing an educational experience to students and changing their lives. Recently the school underwent some changes of its own.
1. Germany beats Argentina in World Cup final
1. Ukraine's new leader hammers rebels while promising diplomacy
Gays, guns and God: the three G’s. They’re the trifecta of Republican campaign issues. Use one, use them all, mix in a little immigration, abortion or Obamacare, and Bingo. You’ve got a campaign.
You may have heard about the Market on The Move in Tucson and wondered what it's all about.
“Philomena” is a wonderfully told true story starring the stalwart Judi Dench, as a grown mother of a boy she hasn’t seen since giving up the toddler 50 years earlier. This Oscar nominated film in the ‘Best Motion Picture of the Year’ category didn’t garner the acclaim for the excellence it deserves when it hit the theaters last fall. ‘Philomena’ is one of my Top 10 movies of 2013.
Madrid (CNN) -- The nuns in a Carmelite community in Lucena, Spain, received a voice-mail message on New Year's Eve that they had to share with the world. The caller was Pope Francis.
1. Obama signs defense bill
1. The U.N. decides to send more peacekeepers to South Sudan
1. Obama reassures Netanyahu about Iran nuclear deal
Everyone will experience the challenges of being a caregiver at some time, whether for aging parents, an ill spouse, or perhaps a child. A Caregiver Workshop on coping with these life changes and challenges will be held Nov 1, 12:30-3 p.m. at Vista de la Montana United Methodist Church, at the intersection of Miravista Lane and Oracle Road in Catalina. This event is being planned with Santa Catalina Catholic Church and Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church.
1. Government shutdown furloughs 800,000 and closes national attractions
1. Shutdown looms for U.S. government
1. Iran's new president reportedly seeks a nuclear deal
1. BRITAIN WELCOMES A NEW PRINCE
Gov. Jan Brewer today appointed attorneys Sean Earl Brearcliffe, Michael Joseph Butler and Brenden James Griffin to the Pima County Superior Court.
On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I offer our warm wishes to His Holiness Pope Francis as he ascends to the Chair of Saint Peter and begins his papacy.
Pope Benedict XVI announced today that he would be resigning at the end of the month. Below is the official announcement.