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(NAPSI)—Heart failure affects more than 5 million Americans. It is a chronic, progressive disease in which the heart’s ability to pump blood is reduced and the heart does not pump enough blood for the body’s need for oxygen. Knowing a few facts can be important to the health of heart failure patients.
The Town of Marana believes that to have a town that runs well, citizens have to understand how the town operates. The Town of Marana has tried to streamline many of the things that they do and improve communication, with the newest project now aiming at educating local high school students.
Two area wrestlers won their weight classes at Flowing Wells Invitational, annually one of the one of the toughest wrestling tournaments in the state.
The New England Patriots are headed to Glendale to meet NFC Champions the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Feb. 1.
The Seattle Seahawks are just waiting to see if they will play New England or the Colts in Arizona on Feb. 1, after defeating the Green Bay Packers 28-22 Sunday.
Casa Grande won a huge game against the Marana girls basketball team 67-56 and now control their own destiny in Division II, Section VI. The Cougars and Tucson High are both undefeated in sectional play. Marana and Mountain View are tied for second.
The problem was spelled out for the automotive students at Mountain View High School: Find the volumetric efficiency of a 10-cylinder Dodge Viper with a bore of 4 inches and a stroke of 3.88 inches when it is idling at 920 RPM with the throttle open 13 percent and an air flow of 8.85 g/s.
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) celebrates its 10th anniversary today caring for patients in its community. The hospital opened its doors in 2005 with 96 beds and only three of its four floors built out. The fourth floor opened in 2007 and today the hospital has grown to 146 beds. Over the years it has added a variety of services based on community need including a Sleep Center and Senior Behavioral Health Unit. Today, OVH is an integral part of the community. In addition to the healthcare services it provides, the hospital offers monthly free health seminars, periodic free flu shot clinics and free cholesterol screenings. The hospital also supports a variety of community events including Harvest for Hope, and participates in community health fairs and festivals to help educate and empower community members to take charge of their health.
Below is the Bluegrass Jam schedule for February 2015. The Desert Bluegrass Association – an all-volunteer, non-profit organization – sponsors these jams.
The fourth annual WinterFest will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free community event, presented by the Marana Host Lion’s Club and sponsored by Gecko Pest Management and Long Realty - Renee Abbett, will be held at Sportsman’s Warehouse in Marana at 3945 W. Costco Drive.
(NAPSI)—Good news: Stroke has dropped from the nation’s fourth-leading cause of death to No. 5, according to new federal statistics.
(NAPSI)—The millennials are coming. Or rather, they are traveling. The United Nations estimates that 20 percent of all international tourists these days are young people. This translates to 200 million travelers.
Hillary Clinton isn't the only one that continues to take steps toward a serious run for the nation's top seat. Recently, Jeb Bush resigned from all of his corporate and nonprofit board positions, showing he is seriously looking at becoming the third Bush to take office.
Boise State jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead then had to hold on to beat Arizona 38-30 in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale.
The Marana Broncos won the Pee Wee national championships at the American Youth Football Championships in Kissimmee, Florida earlier this month. The win capped an undefeated season where the Broncos went undefeated and outscored their opponents 704-52.
With hundreds of donations and gifts, the fourth annual Give to Win event, hosted by The Explorer Newspaper and Tucson Local Media was a success.The gifts were taken to Interfaith Community Services for distribution last week before Christmas. Shelley Shelton, a spokeswoman for ICS, said with all the donations this year, they were able to help more than 128 families in Southern Arizona.As part of the Give to Win event, The Explorer also gave away an iPad in the annual raffle.This year, The Explorer was also able to give more prizes, with gift cards donated by Kalina Russian Cuisine, The Hog Pit Smokehouse, Tucson Tamale Company and Gio Taco.
There is a lot of wrestling talent in the northwest part of Tucson, with a number of teams that can make some noise at state.
(Family Features) As you gather to ring in the New Year, give your celebration an extra kick by offering your guests an array of mouthwatering refreshments. Don’t be afraid to borrow inspiration for sweet, tangy and refreshing flavors from unexpected places, such as the produce department.
(BPT) - Holiday celebrations are a traditional way to cap off the year, but once the ball drops it’s time to usher in a new beginning with New Year’s resolutions.
Below is the Bluegrass Jam schedule for January 2015. The Desert Bluegrass Association – an all-volunteer, non-profit organization – sponsors these jams.
PIMA COUNTY – Public officials and trade representatives from Jinju City, South Korea, met with Pima County officials Friday as part of a four-day economic tour of Phoenix and Tucson.
The Marana Police Department is investigating four recent reports of vehicles being stripped of tires and rims from residential areas, leaving the vehicles on blocks.
1 Enjoy an exclusive concert celebrating Tucson’s starring role in the new music video “Like A Cowboy” with singer/songwriter Randy Houser talking about his experience filming the 1880’s western-themed video at Old Tucson. Details: 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $30; 547-3040.
Fourth Avenue will be the host of the annual Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair this weekend. The Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair begins on Friday, Dec.12, and is open daily through Sunday Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Attendance for the Street Fair is estimated to be approximately 300,000 people, adjust travel plans accordingly.