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The change of the year is always a good time to take stock of the year past, and 2014 was a good year for Pima County.
Both Arizona and Boise State have had some of their best moments at the Fiesta Bowl and the two will meet on Dec. 31 in the game in Glendale.
According to an ABC News report, the Miss World pageant has officially eliminated the swimsuit competition for the first time in the event's 63-year history.
(NAPSI)—According to the American Cancer Society, a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer is one in 73. Awareness of the signs and symptoms of the disease is a woman’s first defense against it, but many of the symptoms of ovarian cancer are similar to those of everyday ailments, like bloating, pain in the abdomen or pelvis, and trouble eating or feeling full quickly.
(BPT) - While many people focus on personal health goals in the new year, the beginning of the year is also a great time to check your financial fitness. So how can you whip your finances into shape?
(BPT) - The pressure to prepare for the holidays can be intense – decorating your home, wrapping gifts, preparing family meals…
TUCSON - Retired Air Force Colonel Martha McSally today was named the official winner of the race for AZ CD-2, after results from a state-mandated recount gave her a 167 victory over incumbent Ron Barber. The court announcement is the last step in the recount process and makes McSally's victory final in CD-2.
The award-winning January Series of Calvin College is coming to Tucson. From Jan. 7 through Jan. 27, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church will be one of 45 remote webcast locations worldwide to broadcast one of the nation’s leading lecture and cultural arts series.
While The Loft Cinema has been embracing the Holiday spirit with their recent Sing-A-Long Spectacular and correlating Ugly Sweater contest, this coming Saturday (Dec. 20th) continues in the grand Loft tradition with a midnight showing of the 1975 cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” A signature event for Tucson’s premiere art theater that has lasted 36 years (and counting), this fishnet filled affair tells the story of young couple (Barry Bostwick & Susan Sarandon) who break down in the middle of nowhere and find their way to a curiously isolated castle. Once inside, they meet mad scientist/transvestite Frank N. Furter (insert knee slap here) and a group of similarly zany house guests who all participate in the creation of a “living muscle man.”
Hopes are high around the Ironwood Ridge girls soccer program. The Nighthawk girls are coming off a playoff appearance and are off to a great start this season after winning the Brandon Bean Kickoff Classic.
Ann Meaders was there when the Marana Utilities Department started in 1997 and has seen the department grow as the town has grown. Meaders retired last week after 20 years of service to the town. The brief history of the department is inextricably linked to Meaders.
(BPT) - A good gift keeps on giving long after you’ve recycled the wrapping paper and put away the decorations. A great gift keeps giving in ways that change people’s lives for the better. This holiday season, give the people you love something that will contribute to their lives day after day, month after month. Instead of fruitcake, give the gift of fitness. It lasts even longer, and makes people much happier. Here are three gift ideas that will support health and wellness all year long.
(BPT) - People living with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) now have an effective new treatment option with an every two weeks dosing schedule. PLEGRIDY™ (peginterferon beta-1a), which was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, significantly decreases the number of relapses and brain lesions on MRI, and slows disability progression.
DVD releases for 12/16
(NAPSI)—It takes a tough man to build a thriving business, and Frank Perdue was certainly the man for the task.
Sing-A-Long Spectacular (Dec. 11th)
Nominations for BBB Serving Southern Arizona’s 2015 Torch Awards will be accepted from Thursday, Jan. 2 through Feb. 1. The awards program recognizes businesses in Southern Arizona in three award categories:
(BPT) - “I thought cancer was like dessert - you only got one. I thought wrong,” says Jim Riswold, a two-time cancer survivor and one of the advertising geniuses responsible for some of Nike’s most iconic ads. Fourteen years ago, Riswold was told he had between two to four years to live, but because of a once-a-day pill developed by Dr. Brian Druker, director of OHSU’s Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Jim is now sharing his story through artwork.
The Board of Coronado Little League unanimously approved a new name for the league. The league is now known as Oro Valley Little League or OVLL.
(NAPSI)—The American dream of homeownership may not be as hard to attain as many people seem to fear. A few intriguing facts and hints can help.
Arizona Opera kicks off 2015 with one of the greatest dramas in the operatic repertoire, Eugene Onegin. From Pushkin's classic poem comes Tchaikovsky's theatrical masterpiece which follows the story of Onegin - a man egotistical enough to turn his back on love and a gun on his best friend.
(NAPSM)—Si usted o algún ser querido está entre las 7.3 millones de personas inscritas en un plan de cobertura médica, ahora es el momento de ver si necesita hacer cambios para el año que viene.
University of Arizona football has accepted an invitation to play Boise State at the VIZIO Fiesta Bowl in Phoenix, Ariz., it was announced by the College Football Playoff committee and Arizona Athletics on Sunday. The Wildcats’ game with the Broncos will be played Wed., Dec. 31, at 2 p.m. MT and will air on ESPN.
(Family Features) When looking for the perfect caregiver, many families don't know where to begin. Though the Internet offers a quick solution for finding caregiver information, it can also be a misleading source.
The Arizona football team is playing what is arguably their biggest game in school history when they take on Oregon in the Pac-12 Championship game tonight.