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Pima Community College Dance performs to a diverse mix of choreography and music in Signature Selections
On Sunday 11 Marana Broncos players and cheerleaders were honored at a scholarship luncheon for the Tucson Youth Football and Spirit Federation.
Tucson Pride's signature event features live entertainment, more than 100 exhibitors, the ever-popular IBT's Drag Depot, a dance tent, fun for the kids, and more at the south soccer fields 11 and 12 at Kino Sports Complex. The 2014 Grand Marshall for Tucson's "Pride on Parade" and Pride event "Pride in the Desert" is Tucson's own Daniel Hernandez Jr. He was a congressional intern for the office of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona's Eighth Congressional District, and while on the job assisting Congresswoman Giffords with a constituent event in Tucson on January 8, 2011, he took actions for which he is widely credited with saving the life of the Congresswoman after a gunman shot her and 18 other people.
By the headline, one probably thinks this editorial is about it being the spooky month of Halloween, it being Oct. 1 and all. However, you would be wrong.
Like many Tucsonans, Victoria Steele was moved by the events on January 8, 2011. Unlike most, Steele saw it as a call to action and ran for the State House of Representative, winning a seat in District 9.
One of the darkest days in Tucson history helped inspire Dr. Randall Friese to run as a Democratic candidate for the State House in District 9. Friese was one of the trauma surgeons who operated on victims of the Jan. 8 shootings.
Republican Martha McSally thought she had won a seat in Congress two years ago. Before all the votes were counted in her race against Democratic incumbent Ron Barber, McSally jetted off to Washington, D.C., for freshman orientation.
Three Republican candidates—House Speaker Andy Tobin, state Rep. Adam Kwasman and rancher/businessman Gary Kiehne—are vying for the chance to take on Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick in Arizona’s Congressional District 1, a sprawling district that includes most of rural Eastern Arizona and stretches from Oro Valley, Marana, SaddleBrooke to Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona Native American reservations.
District 5 All-Star tournaments begin on Monday. Here are the Thornydale LL rosters:
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.
Struggling to make her sentences connect and managing only a few sentences, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords still brought a crowd to its feet as she called for them to help put an end to gun violence against women.
For two Seattle Pacific University students, the scene was all too familiar.
Canyon Del Oro and Ironwood Ridge met for the state title on Monday, adding more drama to their already heated rivalry. The teams split their two previous meetings this season. CDO won their regular season meeting, while Ironwood Ridge won their earlier playoff match-up.
First the fans cheered "We believe that we will win." Then they cheered "This is our house." Finally they just cheered. Ironwood Ridge beat rival Canyon Del Oro 2-1 to claim the Division II state softball championship.
CDO used one big inning and a solid pitching effort to get past Cactus 9-0 and get into the Division II state softball championship game.
The Canyon Del Oro softball team stayed alive in the elimination bracket of the Division II State Tournament. The Dorados downed Kellis High School 7-1 and now await the loser of Marana and Cactus.
Canyon Del Oro came back from a 5-1 early innings deficit and held on to beat Sunnyside 8-6 on Tuesday in the second round of the Division II State Softball Tournament.
As the United States’ longest running conflict – the Afghanistan War – draws to a close, the demand for medical, social, financial, educational and other services for veterans is increasing dramatically.
Pam Simon, a staffer for then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was there for the Jan. 8, 2011, attack in Tucson that killed six and wounded 13, including her and Giffords. She was in Washington this week to be honored by the White House for her work since on gun control.
WASHINGTON – Pam Simon said she remembers only part of what happened that January day in the parking lot of a Tucson supermarket.
Acccording to a TODAY news report, identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly are participating in a unique NASA study looking at the effects of long-term space missions on the human body. The goal: insights into what could happen to humans on a mission to Mars.
Congressman steps up his years-long fight to keep crucial troop-protection aircraft in the air
PHOENIX – A lawmaker wants to expand a state program that trains adults to identify and assist individuals showing warning signs of a mental crisis to include a focus on adolescents.