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(StatePoint) You may have heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn't buy a home unless you can put down 20 percent of the purchase price. However, today’s home buyers have many choices when it comes to the size of the down payment.
(NAPSI)—Aristotle Onassis died forty years ago on March 15, 1975.
(BPT) - Ten years ago, Hollywood actress and producer Christina Simpkins was going about her regular activities – eating a healthy diet, writing, making films and practicing yoga. Then, Christina started experiencing symptoms that were nagging at first but soon became severe – including digestive problems, abdominal cramping, bone and muscle pain, unexplained weight loss and flushing (deep reddening of the head and neck).
(NAPSI)—It started with working fewer hours, staying home more and avoiding favorite pastimes like gardening and spending time with her family, including her grandchildren—anything to reduce the pain in her knees.
(BPT) - Cell phones are a great way to keep in touch with teens on the go. However, new research examines how cell phones and other handheld gadgets are causing teens to be more easily distracted, leading to greater risk on the roads, particularly when walking.
Theresa Dunlap can now be on her son’s birth certificate.
Theresa Dunlap, left, and Christina Betters, right, become legally wedded wives on Oct. 17 at the Pima County Superior Courthouse while Rev. Owen Chandler of Saguaro Christian Church officiates. The northwest-side pair was among the first same-sex couples to marry the day gay marriage became legal in Arizona.
(BPT) - Whether snuggling in for the night or just trying to catch a few quick winks, your environment plays an important role in determining if you’re counting sheep or counting Zzzs. From noise reduction to lighting, there are a few easy ways you can turn your bedroom into a tranquil oasis.
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa has announced Jeffrey Schott as its new spa director at the Sonoran Spa. Along with this new hire, Westward Look has additionally named 3-year associate Christopher McLaren as the new catering sales manager.
JW Marriott Starr Pass has announced Russ Bond as its new General Manager. Along with Bond, Dan Carraher has been hired as the new Director of Sales and Marketing, and John Strong has been appointed as Director of Events.
(BPT) - After baby arrives, all of the attention goes to him, especially when it comes to eating, but many moms may not realize how important it is for them to eat well during this critical time – especially if they are breastfeeding.
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.
(NAPSI)—There is a lot of information out there about nutrition at breakfast—but the truth is, a simple bowl of cereal and one cup of skim milk gives your body grains and protein to help start the day right.
Roxanna Green, mother of Tucson shooting victim Christina-Taylor, joins other survivors and relatives to victims of gun violence to urge Congress to take action on ending senseless acts of gun violence.
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.
(StatePoint) As a result of the recent housing crisis, many potential homebuyers, especially first-timers, are hesitant to enter the market. But if you’re holding back, evaluate why. Experts say your reasons may be based on myth.
The Arizona softball team’s season came to an end over the weekend as they dropped two games to Louisiana-Lafayette in the Super Regional round of the NCAA Tournament.
Spring Fling is returning to the UA Mall, where it all began 40 years ago.
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The Marana Unified School District (MUSD) recently named three employees, 2014 MUSD Employees of the Year.
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Several gatherings and tributes are planned over the next month in observance of the three-year anniversary of the Tucson shooting that left six dead and 13 injured, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Jan. 8, 2011.
Duane Lambert 78, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2013. He passed away with family by his side at home in Menifee, CA, where he resided since January 2012. He was born June 2, 1935 in Illinois to Leopold G.Lambert and Aldia C.Lambert. Duane lived in Illinois until 1970 when he moved to Arizona for the health of his son. Duane was widowed by Patricia Lambert and is survived by two children, Gregory Lambert, Christina Vinsant and grandson, Casey. He is also survived by siblings, Lila Hull, Maureen Folk, nieces Yvette Friedley, Sandra Benedict and nephew Chad Folk. Duane was a Navy Veteran and his career was in clothing and retail. He loved sports, especially the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Wildcats. Duane was a pencil artist from the time he was a young boy. A private Memorial Service will be held at Holy Hope Cemetery in Tucson, AZ. Condolences for the family may be sent to: The Vinsant Family, P.O. Box 1013, Romoland, CA 92585.
1. Congressional negotiators reach a budget deal