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Arizona Rep. Ron Barber and Sen. John McCain joined other lawmakers and former soldiers Thursday urging the Air Force to reverse its plans to retire the A-10 and stop what one said would be “a travesty.”
Proposition 487, also known as the Phoenix Pension Reform Act, was rejected by voters Tuesday night by a wide margin.
Coyote Trail second grader Devyn Humbert learns what it is like to run in full fire fighter gear during Northwest Fire’s Mini Musters program.
1. Obama sends Holder to Ferguson
1. U.S. helps break siege that trapped Yazidis atop an Iraqi mountain
1. Israelis and Palestinians agree to new, 72-hour cease-fire
1. CDC raises its alert level over Ebola
1. Israel says it will hold fire in most of Gaza for seven hours
Scott Bartle wants to increase the effectiveness of government in Arizona, with the best people making the best decisions.
1. Arizona inmate gasps for 90 minutes during execution
1. Obama tightens sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis
(BPT) - Summer vacation means children, teens and in-betweens are spending more time at home, resulting in more messes, mud and madness. By tackling a few projects around the home now, you’ll be able to sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful weather and carefree days ahead.
1. Obama taps former Procter & Gamble chief to run Veterans Affairs
(StatePoint) Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain -- that’s more than the number of people living with heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined. Often experienced as pain that lasts over three to six months, chronic pain is a serious and debilitating condition that, if left unmanaged, can negatively impact nearly every aspect of your life.
1. VA audit finds 57,000 vets waited three months for appointments
On April 22, Rural/Metro Fire Department responded to a large trash fire around 5 p.m. in the 1600 block East McKain Road. Upon arrival the crew found a fire that was rapidly spreading from the yard into a vacant mobile home.
1. Ukraine separatists free compatriots from Odessa police station
The "climb4thefallen" Group is hosting the first ever Tucson Ultimate FireFighter or TUFF challenge event. climb4thefallen Group is known for their annual Tucson 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, where 343 firefighters climb each in the name of the one 343 FDNY firefighters who died on September 11, 2001.
On April 22 Rural/Metro Fire Department responded to a large trash fire around 5 p.m. in the 1600 block East McKain Road. Upon arrival the crew found a fire that was rapidly spreading from the yard into the vacant mobile home.
A child was injured during a late morning house fire in Oro Valley. At about 11 a.m., firefighters from Golder Ranch Fire District and Police Officers from the Town of Oro Valley were called to the 400 West block of Klinger Canyon for a house fire. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a single family residence with smoke and flames showing from the front of the house. Golder Ranch Fire Fighters made an aggressive interior attack, quickly knocking down the fire after the roof was opened for ventilation.
It was with disappointment and sadness that I read the attack on me by the mayor in last week’s Explorer. It was filled with hearsay, innuendo, inaccuracies, and twisted “facts.” Considering that he won his election for mayor against me by a mere 30 votes, there was a time I hoped that we might be able to work together. After all, I was elected to council by a substantial margin. Unfortunately, he is now using his position in an unprecedented public effort to engage in character assassination to enhance his position as a viable candidate for re-election.
At the Nov. 20, Oro Valley Town Council meeting Councilwoman Snider made reference to a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Prescott, thanking the Oro Valley Police Department for lending assistance to that community in the safe escort of some of the bodies of the 19 fallen fire fighters that perished in the Yarnell fire.