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For many, the people who have played a part in shaping U.S. history are icons, or chapters in a history book. Eleanor Roosevelt is one of those icons, but to Tucson’s Nina Roosevelt Gibson she is also known as just grandma.
(NAPSI)—Whether your family is into adventure, art, comedy, documentaries or magical realism, it’s time for Movie Madness—On Demand!
We feel so lucky to have a candidate for Council who is educated, intelligent, genteel, cares for our citizenry and not special interests. Don Bristow is that candidate. He and his wife, Diane, have lived in Oro Valley since 1999, and he has been active in many organizations which promote consistent and careful support for people and the best growth for the Town of Oro Valley.
1. Arizona inmate gasps for 90 minutes during execution
We are losing our sense of community and trust in one another. The latest Pew Research confirms it. Political polarization is even greater now than during the turbulent 1960’s.
1. Obama sends 300 military advisers to help Iraq fight insurgents
1. G-7 leaders show support for Ukraine at Brussels summit
1. Seattle approves a $15 minimum wage
1. VA watchdog report sparks outrage
(BPT) - From California’s Gold Coast to New England’s charming seaside towns, and from the rolling hills of Kentucky horse country to the thrilling frontier lands of Alaska, North America is filled from “sea to shining sea” with sights and experiences to thrill travelers of all age groups and tastes.
1. Ferry sinks off South Korean coast
1. The Post and The Guardian win a Pulitzer for Snowden stories
(NAPSI)—The Guard is a component of the Army that is composed of men and women who serve their country, state and community on a part-time basis. These Citizen-Soldiers—sons, daughters, students, neighbors—tend to hold civilian jobs or attend college when not serving and training.
1. Earthquake rocks Chile and sets off tsunami
An Oro Valley couple with close ties to World War II and the civil rights era has always had plenty of stories to tell, but they probably never thought they’d be purveying them on television.
Arizona State Parks presents a historical re-enactment of Arizona's only Civil War battle, the Battle of Picacho Pass on April 15, 1862, featuring costumed soldiers staging battles at the actual site. Each year hundreds of spectators descend on Picacho Peak State Park to watch re-enactments of an Arizona Civil War skirmish and the New Mexico battles of Glorieta and Val Verde. Visitors travel from around the country to experience three fascinating historic battle re-enactments complete with lifestyles of the soldiers in the southwest during the 1860s.
1. Obama calls Crimea's referendum on leaving Ukraine illegal
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1. CBO says raising the minimum wage will cost 500,000 jobs
1. Woody Allen denies abusing Dylan Farrow
It doesn’t take long watching this film to see that Director Steve McQueen isn’t going to pull punches on graphic language and brutal scenes telling this painful, but true story. The audible gasps from the audience throughout the movie are proof that McQueen succeeded in capturing the injustice, inequality, human suffering, and death that remains the darkest chapter of our nation’s past.
1. Republicans and Democrats strike a farm bill deal