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For as long as I can remember, every time I have gone to the movies and the trailer for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” played, the audiences reacted in exactly the same way. They sat through the trailer, usually in silence, taking in the scope of what they were seeing, and then once the film’s title appeared, they began to laugh. Sometimes it was a reserved chuckle, sometimes it was more, but every time the absurd title appeared, it got a reaction from the audience.
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," although worth a viewing, was a bit disappointing. As a fan of the original novel it is based on, I was looking forward to the film for months.
On Saturday, Oct. 22, you’ll see the streets of SaddleBrooke filled with walkers wearing sky-blue shirts and lots of smiles, too. This annual walk benefits programs such as Kids’ Closet and tutoring and enrichment programs for kids in San Manuel, Mammoth, Hayden, Oracle, and as far north as the San Carlos Apache Reservation, through the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach committee.
For 20 years, the manuscript written by siblings Tom and Mary Walker sat in a desk drawer.
Contributed photo, "Contrary Creek"
Contributed photo, Ira Walker was an Arizona cowboy. 'It's all I know how to do,' he told his children. "And truly, it was all he wanted to do," siblings Tom and Mary Walker said.
Clear-thinking seniors will rise against 'reform'
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Mary Windorski, right, and Sandi Sabri learn how to incorporate music to reinforce learning in students. Teachers learned from their peers and local artists to effectively integrate arts into core academic areas more often.
March 1, 2006 - If you want to keep a school playground intact, you have to read the consent agenda.
July 6, 2005 - Before stepping down as president of the Catalina Foothills School District Foundation, Terry Fortunado will sign a check for $350,000. The check is the foundation's gift to the district's governing board, the largest amount in the district's history.
The Tucson-based radio show "Too Jewish," a gemtlich blend of music, humor and politics, offers up a weekly serving of everything Jewish, that is, two opinions on every issue, preferably contradictory.
Nancy Young Wright was elected president of the Amphitheater Public Schools governing board Jan. 14 in a 3-2 vote highlighting a division brought about earlier in the week when boardmember Mike Prout questioned her ability to lead. Boardmember Kent Barrabee was elected to the vice-president/clerk position, also in a split vote.