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The State Transportation Board has unanimously approved $15 million in funding to conduct a tier one environmental impact study for the proposed Interstate 11, a multibillion-dollar project designed to connect Nogales to Las Vegas – and, likely in the longer run, Mexico to Canada.
In a move to ensure that the Interstate 11 and Intermountain West Corridor Study continues to move forward, the State Transportation Board approved the next step in the process and the funding to make it happen.
Burt Reynolds, the man with the famous mustache, is selling hundreds of personal items from his illustrious Hollywood career to try and save himself from overwhelming financial ruin. The man made famous by countless movies like “Deliverence”, the “Longest Yard”, and “Smokey and the Bandit” will be auctioning everything from his Golden Globe award from “Boogie Nights” to the red jacket from “Smokey and the Bandit”. The auction will be held Dec. 11 and 12 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and is organized by Julien’s Auctions.
(BPT) - Everyone needs a fun little holiday trip. You can get some shopping done, see a show, enjoy the lights and amp up your anticipation for the holidays.
Shows for the next month plus at the Rock, 136 N. Park Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719
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.
(NAPSI)—Paul Hart, 26, a single father in Las Vegas, struggled with his weight for years. As he passed the 250-pound mark, Hart decided it was time for a change. He didn’t want to develop Type 2 diabetes like his parents and he wanted to be active and healthy to enjoy playing with his 6-year-old daughter. So when Hart stumbled on an ad looking to test a new online personalized health tool for weight loss, he decided to give it a try.
A two-year study to determine the feasibility of Interstate 11 – a corridor connecting Phoenix to Las Vegas and potentially Mexico to Canada – has been completed, according to officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).
(NewsUSA) - Up until the mid-1940s, tooth decay plagued the nation. Case in point: in 1942, almost 10 percent of the 2 million men examined by the Army were rejected for service because they didn't have 12 solid teeth out of 32.
St Mark’s United Methodist Church presents “Harmonies under the stars,” a benefit concert, on Saturday evening, Oct. 4, at 6:30 p.m.
(BPT) - Suzanne is a Las Vegas resident who spent nearly three decades fundraising for museums and universities until a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis in July of 2012 changed her life. Now MS keeps her from working full-time.
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When former Marana High School teammates Toby Bourguet and Sean Roebuck agreed to play on a competitive flag football team, little did they know it was going to drastically changed their lives. More importantly, it changed their children’s lives.
The Premier Development League (PDL) playoffs are upon us as FC Tucson travels to Las Vegas for a first round play in match against the Los Angeles Misioneros. But what are the PDL playoffs? Take a look at our rundown of the playoff structure and which teams have already qualified.
While U.S. Senators John McCain, R-AZ and Jeff Flake, R-AZ recently announced their support for the proposed Interstate 11 and Intermountain West Corridor, local officials and the Arizona Department of Transportation say funding has not yet been identified to carry out the project, which is expected to cost billions of dollars.
FC Tucson, Tucson's Premier Development League (PDL) semi-professional soccer club, takes on the Las Vegas Mobsters at Kino Sports Complex North Stadium. The 7:30 PM match is preceded at 5:30 PM by a match between Tucson Soccer Academy FC (Southern Arizona's only Women's Premier Soccer League franchise) and the San Diego SeaLions. Admission to the first match is included in the $10 ticket price. FC Tucson leads the Mountain Division and the entire Premier Development League nationwide with 19 points and six wins.
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Tucson Turf Elite Football swept all five championships they took part in at the 19th Annual Hike It and Spike It Flag Football Tournamentheld in Roswell, NM last weekend.
The Academy for Cancer Wellness will hold its 12th annual Music and Memories concert and silent auction at 6:15 p.m Saturday, May 10 at Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St., Tucson to benefit its Under-Insured Cancer Patients Endowment Fund. The program will feature performances by members of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and more, performing music by a variety of composers including Schubert, Dvořák and Schumann.
The Planners for the I-11 Canamex Highway held an online “virtual meeting” during part of February and March and drew over 2,000 comments. These are still being sorted and have not yet been released. The summary, when ready, will be posted on their website, www.i11study.com. The $2.5 million study by the Arizona and Nevada Departments of Transportation plans a Southern Arizona public meeting sometime in June.