(NewsUSA) - Although home may be where the heart is, for older people, it may not be where they are able to stay.
While the bickering continues this week between Pima County’s public health police and civil libertarians over the use of tobacco among county employees, one local restaurant seems to have found a way to extract common ground from a cocktail.
Peralta Scores Five Runs as Softball Sweeps GateWay
(BPT) - Arnold Palmer is one of the world’s greatest professional golfers; Kevin Nealon is one of his generation’s most beloved actors / comedians. Though seemingly worlds apart, they’ve experienced conditions that raise their chances for developing blood clots and/or stroke. The unlikely duo has set out to inspire millions of people like them to understand the importance of prevention and treatment.
Last year, Tucson favorite ChamberLab set a live orchestra to Buster Keaton's classic Civil War silent film "The General." This weekend, the show is getting a rare second run.
(BPT) - Adults are not typically affected by daylight saving time, but the change can turn an infant’s world upside-down. Many parents worry that springing ahead just one hour will cause chaos to their little one’s sleep routine.
(BPT) - Getting children to brush their teeth can be challenging. No parent wants to struggle with a child every morning and night to ensure he or she develops good dental habits and a healthy smile. As a father of two young children, NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon understands the challenges that parents and caregivers have in getting kids to routinely practice good dental health habits.
(NAPSI)—American farmers are so efficient that even though they now comprise just 2 percent of the workforce, their efforts and advanced agricultural methods mean each can feed more than 150 people with one-third of their production exported to other countries.
(NAPSI)—Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and the whole VeggieTales crew are joined, two by two, by animals galore in the music-filled animated adventure “Noah’s Ark”—the first Bible-themed VeggieTales production in more than four years—as it debuts March 3 on DVD and digital download.
(NAPSI)—Four space shuttle astronauts will be inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame during a public ceremony held at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction: John Grunsfeld, Ph.D., Steven Lindsey, Kent Rominger and M. Rhea Seddon, M.D. These astronaut heroes will join the ranks of well-known space explorers including Alan Shepard, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. This year marks the historic 25th anniversary of the Hall of Fame, which was conceived by the six remaining Mercury astronauts as a place where space explorers could be remembered. Past Hall of Fame inductees include Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle astronauts. Admittance into the ceremony on May 30 is included in admission to the Visitor Complex. For more information, visit www.KennedySpaceCenter.com.
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If not for the view alone, which overlooks miles of winding desert scenery and encapsulates the distant downtown skyline, Poppy Kitchen is worth a try for an inexpensive yet upscale happy hour experience.
The Marana High School Hip Hop Dance Team took fourth place at the National Dance Team Championships earlier this month. It is the team’s third straight top-six finish, and their highest ever.
The Town of Oro Valley will begin collecting its increased sales tax starting Sunday, regardless of the outcome of a court case seeking to send the purchase of the El Conquistador country club and golf courses to local voters.
The Town of Oro Valley and Town of Marana will once again partner to host the third annual Move Across 2 Ranges hiking challenge on Saturday, February 28, 2015, from 6:45 a.m. to noon.
Several former Northwest prep standouts had very impressive performances over the weekend for Pima College, including golf, baseball, softball and women’s basketball.
(Family Features) Are you at risk for skin cancer? Do you know the signs? According to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. That means odds are quite high that at least one in your circle of friends will face this dangerous disease. As the season for bare skin approaches, are you aware of the risks and preventative measures necessary to avoid sun exposure?
The Foothills Forum will present “Stopping the Revolving Door of Prisons” from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. Saint Andrews Drive.
"Guys and Dolls" will be live on stage at UA Centennial Hall!
The Arizona Court of Appeals has denied a bid to delay the Town of Oro Valley's negotiations and purchase of the El Conquistador Country Club and golf courses, reasoning that the court will have rendered its decision before the town's expected deadline to close on the deal.
(BPT) - Sports fans today crave exciting and engaging viewing experiences. They want the latest in technology, outstanding production quality and most importantly, they want to see the event on their terms. The rise of on-demand entertainment and accessible sports video content has driven the demand for a more engaging viewing experience. These fans want access to their favorite events, without paying extra fees.
UPDATE: Four days after her escape, Laura Rios, was captured by Pima Country Sheriff's Department detectives in their Fugitive Investigative Strike Team (FIST) on Feb. 19 around 12:45 p.m.
On Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 3:49 p.m., Northwest Fire District crews were dispatched to an area on the frontage road just sound of Twin Peaks and Eastbound I-10 in reports to a vehicle rollover.
(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: Just as specific foods and nutritional supplements have value in treating specific diseases, some can also encourage eye health. Eating right can help you save your own sight. Here are some suggestions: