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Marana Police Department Chief Terry Rozema talks with guest at Texas Roadhouse during their annual Tip-A-Cop event which raises money to support the Southern Arizona Special Olympics.
(BPT) - Spring is a great time to clear out the old, bring in the new and welcome a fresh start. From coast to coast, consumers are eager to usher in new home decor and air out spring attire; however, the areas of one’s home that are the hardest hit during the winter months - floors and carpets - are often overlooked.
A new report shows Tucson and Phoenix-area renters have had to deal with a double whammy: Dwindling or stagnant incomes coupled with significant rent hikes.
The Northwest Fire District (NWFD) and the Rural/Metro Corporation (R/M) have partnered together in a tiered approach to ambulance transportation for the residents of the NWFD. “The implementation of this public-private partnership focuses on enhancing care and bettering patient outcomes while also eliminating unnecessary redundancies in the system” says Brad Bradley, NWFD’s Assistant Fire Chief of Operations. “We look forward to fully implementing this system over the next few months”.
(NewsUSA) - While making the inside of your home beautiful is naturally a focus, there's so much to be gained from an outdoor space. Beautifully designed and decorated, outdoor areas not only expand upon actual "livable" space but enable you to enjoy your home al fresco -- and the good news is, you don't have to sacrifice style or the comfort of the indoors.
The men and women of the Marana Police Department (MPD) are hosting a event today March 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Texas Roadhouse to benefit Special Olympics.
(NewsUSA) - United Cannabis Corporation was founded to advance the use of CBD's, or cannabidiols, in medicine through research, product development and education. The Company is dedicated to improving the lives of patients through the creation of products using only the highest quality genetics, purest extractions and most effective protocols possible. The Company's A.C.T. Now Program and patent pending Prana Bio Nutrient Medicinals provide a comprehensive solution, designed to enable physicians and patients to design, implement and monitor effective therapy protocols.
In an effort to reduce the impact of mosquitoes in the area, Tucson Water and the Tucson Fire Department teamed up for a controlled burn at the Sweetwater Wetlands on March 17.
Organizers of the El Conquistador referendum effort are taking their case to the Arizona Supreme Court.
(BPT) - Looking for a new set of wheels? Need to raise some cash for a home improvement project? Heading back to college?
BBC News: Tunisia's prime minister has sacked six police chiefs following last week's attack on the famous Bardo Museum.
(Family Features) At a time when people are more concerned than ever about making healthy food choices, a very unhealthy mindset has emerged. As people’s interest in food and conversations about food grow, so does unnecessary – and unhealthy – fear about what to eat and what not to eat.
(BPT) - Imagine the devastation of learning you have cancer, and then imagine being told it has advanced and already spread to other areas of your body.
BBC News: Four Sun journalists have been cleared of paying public officials for stories.
(BPT) - Unlike many Americans, Pete Mulliner knew of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) long before he was actually diagnosed with it. His grandfather died from pulmonary fibrosis the year Mulliner was married. “Granddad was the go-to guy in my world,” Mulliner says. “He taught me how to use tools, renovate houses, how to think clearly and logically and how to approach life.”
Could this be the year Millenials jump off the fence and into the housing market? Some experts believe so.
(Family Features) Despite the many benefits of having information at your fingertips, smartphones and tablets can do damage to your body and overall health in unexpected ways.
Since The Tucson Festival of Books debuted March of 2009, the yearly festival has been one of the premier attractions to our city, drawing well over 100,000 participants and tourists to the University of Arizona mall. Hundreds of authors, editors, and other members of the literary and academic communities come to Tucson to provide an unforgettable two days “where words and imagination come to life.” The Tucson Festival of Books will be returning March 14 and 15 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
About 30 men, women and children, escorted by Pima County deputies, marched two miles from Picture Rocks Community Center Inc. (PRCCI) to the BMX/Skate Park in Picture Rocks Park on Feb. 21, a week later than originally announced. It may have been the first such protest in this unincorporated Pima County community’s history.
(NAPSI)—Are Eggland’s Best (EB) the only eggs you want in your household? If so, you might be qualified to become the next Eggland’s Best CEO (“Chief Egg Officer”). Eggland’s Best is searching for an egg enthusiast, who demonstrates the utmost appreciation for EB eggs and their nutritional benefits, to crown as their next “CEO.”
Karen Petersen, winner of the 2013 Eggland’s Best “Chief Egg Officer” Search Contest. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—As thousands of baby boomers turn 65 each day, some 90 percent of them hope to remain in their homes as long as they can, relying on modifications to improve safety and accessibility, as well as advancements in home-based medical devices to make that dream possible.
The Marana Town Council held a special study session in addition to their normally scheduled meeting on Feb. 17 and a few major decisions were made.
(BPT) - Did you know that 1 in 10 people in the US have a rare disease1? That means you or a loved one probably know someone who is affected by a rare disease, but do you know what it’s like to live with one of these isolating conditions? Today there are approximately 7,000 different known rare diseases ranging from rare forms of cancer to debilitating genetic diseases, with new diseases being identified regularly2.