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In a vote on Dec. 11, the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted to support the town council’s plan to increase sales taxes and purchase the Hilton El Conquistador country club building, golf course, tennis courts and facilities for $1 million.
Written, directed and starring Chris Rock, this romantic comedy delivers this holiday season’s funniest movie—albeit with shocking language and lewd behavior at times. In only his third time sitting in the director’s chair, the famous comedian potently combines an unsettling, crude style of humor with a milder storyline centered on relationships. The former cast member of Saturday Night Live takes moviegoers on a wild adventure involving strong sexual content and profanity-laced outbursts as we see his fallible character attempt to remain viable in the comedy business.
(BPT) - There are few things more pleasurable than curling up with a good book on a cold winter day, and if you have a reader on your holiday gift list, you’ll likely want to create that experience for them. With so many great books out there, how do you find the right book for the right person?
(BPT) - Women today are enjoying a hard-won sense of independence. While there are many aspects of a woman’s life that can be successfully navigated alone, when it comes to financial planning, a collaborative approach is best.
When drivers stop at a temporary Border Patrol checkpoint on Arivaca Road about 6 miles west of Interstate 19, an agent asks questions such as, “Are you a U.S. citizen?”
When anglers head to two eastern Arizona rivers this spring for trout season, that lunker fit for the frying pan may look surprisingly high-tech, starting with a 6-inch wire hanging from its belly.
(BPT) - Some moments are simply too important to trust to a camera phone.
Gospel Rescue Mission will be holding its 26th Annual Thanksgiving Banquet on Wednesday November 26th, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
After spending much of last season with the Arizona Coyotes, defenseman Connor Murphy said he wanted there to be no doubt that he deserved to be with the club from start to finish this season.
Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) officers recently apprehended two Tucson area men in their 30s for poaching three white tailed deer, one of which had twin fawns, for a total of five dead deer in the illegal killings.
(BPT) - So you put together a stellar resume, wrote a winning cover letter and landed an interview for your dream job. The hard work’s done, right? Wrong. Don’t think you can just rely on your dazzling personality to win over your interviewer. There’s no substitute for being prepared, and with some expert tips, you’ll ace the interview and be one step closer to a job offer.
The school auditorium was packed last week at Ironwood Ridge High School with students, military veterans and local dignitaries as the school’s Veterans Heritage Project Club honored seven local WWII veterans.
On Tuesday, we honored our veterans on Veterans Day. We, as a country, take this day to pay respect to those men and women who have served honorable in the U.S. military. It is important that we take time to pay tribute to those who sacrificed for us.
(StatePoint) Amidst the gifts, meals and parties of the holiday season, one word takes precedence -- family. There's no better time to begin learning about family roots, especially as you’re gathered together in celebration. And doing so is easier than ever.
(BPT) - As the Department of Defense continues its drawdown of American military personnel after decades of major troop deployment, tens of thousands of American troops are preparing to transition out of the military and back into civilian life. The transition will be easier for some than others; but with a solid plan and access to helpful resources, returning heroes can find success and satisfaction in a post-military career.
Ironwood Ridge High School junior Kyle Taylor speaks during the Veterans Heritage Project Club’s assembly last week, which honored the veterans who helped out with the club’s project. For the past four years, the club has interview and compiled stories about local veterans.
When the primaries ended in August, most candidates turned their attention to this week’s general election, but Ruben Gallego was looking farther down the road.
(BPT) - If you’re ready to hire someone for your first-ever home renovation, you’re likely focused more on the result of the project, not the process. If you could just get from Point A (your underwhelming kitchen, bath or living room) to Point B (a new, luxurious and useful new space), life will be so much better.
Former hip-hop mogul Suge Knight and actor-comedian Katt Williams were arrested last week and charged for an incident in Beverly Hills. The charges claim that the two men stole a camera from a celebrity photographer in September.
(BPT) - Do you reach for comfort foods or junk food when you’re stressed? You know you shouldn't, but you probably feel you need something to help you during that intense period. With a few tips from culinary experts, you can cut the cravings and find healthy ways to manage nutrition during stressful times.
Shannon Goodsell looked all over the state this spring for teachers to fill vacancies at Casa Grande Union High School District, where he is superintendent, but still came up short.