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To the excitement of movie fans, Robert Downey Jr. finally doffs his protective Iron Man suit and mega-successful Tony Stark character for his most vulnerable film role in years. As high-priced Chicago defense attorney Hank Palmer, Downey completely dominances the big-screen and courtroom in this emotionally charged legal drama. He flawlessly transitions this strong-willed, egotistical lawyer between bouts of anger, compassion, arrogance and humility.
(BPT) - Pause for a moment and picture someone who is hard of hearing. Did a teenager come to mind? Probably not. However, the results of a recent study paint a troubling picture of today’s hearing-impaired person - and it might just be the portrait of a teen.
On Saturday October 11, dozens of rockets will light up the night sky west of Tucson at the Fall 2014 Night Launch hosted by the Southern Arizona Rocketry Association (SARA), Tucson's own rocket club. Best of all, it's free!
The Picture Rocks community will again be celebrating Halloween with Trunk O’Treats at the Community Center on All Hallows Eve, Friday, Oct. 31. Neighbors dress up their cars and trucks and provide treats to hundreds of costumed children, with help from Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation, Picture Rocks Senior Club, Citizens for Picture Rocks and District 3 Supervisor Sharon Bronson.
From inappropriate marking to excessive meowing to scratching, a misbehaving cat can cause disruption to your home. Unfortunately, behavior problems are the number one reason for pet euthanasia, resulting in the death of approximately 15 million pets annually, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Inspired by true events, “When The Game Stands Tall” is the story of the De La Salle High School (Concord, Calif.) football team posting the longest winning streak in football history. The film neatly illustrates the De La Salle Spartans 12-year rule on the gridiron and how “the streak” ending comes almost as shocking to the world as a Harlem Globetrotter loss in basketball. The problems the coaches, players and community have in confronting their rare defeat and moving on in life gave the film so much potential. Unfortunately, the remarkable real-life story that helped propel De La Salle to triumph once again on and off of the football field fails to inspire film-goers the same way on the big-screen.
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(BPT) - Labor Day signals the end of summer and the start of exciting new fall activities, but what does the holiday really celebrate? The answer: the 155.6 million people age 16 and older in the American workforce. Gathering with family and friends is a must, but that doesn't mean you should spend your day off worrying about party details. With these tips and tricks, you’ll be a master party-planner and everyone will have a great time - you won’t even have to turn on the stove!
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Thousands attend our town events every year. From the excitement of our annual fireworks show to the magic of our Christmas tree lighting ceremony, we are proud to host fun-filled signature events that build community pride.
Fireworks planned in Oro Valley
There are several fireworks celebrations for the Fourth of July in Tucson, Marana, and Oro Valley.
PimaAnimalCareCenter is hosting a free Microchip Clinic and eegee’s Social on Saturday, June 28 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at 4000 N. Silverbell Road. The event will feature free microchip implants for dogs and cats and free iced eegee’s, too. When the shelter opens at 10, there will be free adoptions all day until 5, and the free eegee’s fun will continue, too. Dog and puppy adopters must still pay a $15 license fee, but there are no licensing fees for cats and kittens.
(Family Features) This Fourth of July, after the family has enjoyed the burgers, brats and potato salad, the only thing they'll be looking forward to more than fireworks are simple-to-make, delectable desserts to end a perfect summer night.
(Family Features) Summer brings to mind all-American activities like fireworks, picnics, baseball and BBQs - and the light, refreshing treats that go hand-in-hand with these treasured past times.
Fun on the Fourth is back. The Town’s annual Star Spangled Spectacular is coming to Crossroads at Silverbell Park on July 4 with food, fun and a show that will light up the sky with more than 800 fireworks.
(NAPSI)—With road trips, fireworks and thunderstorms, summer can be a tough time for some pets. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to ease your animal’s stress, whether at home or on the road
FC Tucson officially revealed the Inaugural FC Tucson 4th of July Blast Presented by CenturyLink. The fireworks show will follow FC Tucson's match against Albuquerque Sol FC on Friday, July 4. The match will kick off at 7:30 p.m. with the fireworks scheduled to begin roughly 30 minutes after game concludes.
Now that Oro Valley Town Council has approved the FY 2014-15 budget, I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about what’s in the budget for our residents.
(Family Features) It’s easy to throw a 4th of July party that looks like you worked on it for weeks, even if you just started the planning process.
(StatePoint) The majority of pet owners say they have at least one dog or cat with behavioral problems, which easily can be exacerbated by such startling things as July 4th fireworks and summer thunderstorms.