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Casas Adobes Rotary Club presented $28,500 in scholarships to 10 high school seniors at its 24th annual Eighth Grade Honors program. The seniors had been honored when they were eighth-graders. Scholarship winners were chosen based on leadership, community involvement and character as well as scholastics. Rotary is all about leadership.
1. Putin allies hit with sanctions over Russia's support of Ukrainian separatists
Reporter Chris Flora had a telling story about the murder in the road rage incident. But perhaps more telling was the comment of one juror to the victim’s family, that the decision to find a not guilty verdict, seems to have nothing to do with one person killing another, but because of the “Stand Your Ground Law”. Perhaps this shooting, and verdict would have caused more adverse publicity for Arizona and our state elected officials, but for the fact that this seems to be a white on white murder, unlike the Trayvon Martin case in Florida.
1. Likely death toll from mudslide rises to 24
Some people don’t like flying. Some don’t like running.
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1. U.N. withdraws Iran's invitation to Syria peace negotiations
1. Broncos and Seahawks head to the Super Bowl
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1. Gay rights bill clears a hurdle in the Senate
Read athletes responses following the "not guilty" verdict in the George Zimmerman case.
1. OBAMA CALLS FOR CALM AFTER ZIMMERMAN'S ACQUITTAL
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1. POLICE NAME SUSPECT IN SANTA MONICA SHOOTINGS
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The second annual Park Place Chalk Art Festival will be a true community collaboration of the arts. It will be held Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. Local established artists, amateur artists, students, children and attendees will all participate in the festival to transform Park Place sidewalks into colorful works of art. The space will stretch from the Total Wine and Sears's entryways to the front of Macy's Department Store.
Play has been suspended until Thursday at Dove Mountain.
In the eight years I’ve taken on the regular duty of reviewing movies, 2012 just might have been the best.
Though results are still considered unofficial by the Pima County Elections Department, there are some clear victors in the Aug. 28 primary election. The primary winners now move on to the Nov. 6 General Election.
With the Primary Election just around the corner, area groups and organizations are working to give voters an opportunity to meet the candidates.