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Jeff Scurran was on one adventure when he finished chronicling another. The current Catalina Foothills head football coach was in a villa in Tuscany when he put the final touches on the first draft of his first novel.
The Kresge Foundation has awarded Pima County $50,000 to help get its innovative Pay For Success program off the ground. Tucson Electric Power also is the first local organization to donate funds - $10,000 – to the program.
As the summer months hit full swing and temperatures rise, many snowbirds will return to their out-of-state summer homes in cooler climates.
On Stanford's end, the thought must have been: What else do we have to do?
These guests, including five from Arizona, who have been invited to sit with the First Lady represent the stories of millions of Americans across the country, who are working hard to better their communities, improve their own economic outcomes and help restore opportunity for all.
1. Resignations rock Erdogan's government
The “Michigan left” has made its way to Tucson.
1. DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE ENTERS HOSPITAL IN EARLY STAGES OF LABOR
The sporting world, in its very nature, harbors an inherent athletic Darwinism. The strong continually trump the weaker opponents, until only two competitors remain. However, this inborn trait of competition becomes complicated, and is often compromised in the sport of boxing. It is a sport in which weight classes and multiple league promotions become barriers that rob fans of dream matchups. Given this complicated boxing climate, it often becomes difficult for polarizing figures of the sport to cement their legacy as all time greats unless they take enormous risks by fighting out of their normal weight class. And amongst current pugilists, there are none more polarizing than the eccentric Floyd “Money” Mayweather.
An UnAmerican thing to say
Trevor Barroero, a high school percussionist from Ironwood Ridge High School, will be performing Thursday night.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
The University of Arizona introduced Rich Rodriguez as the new head coach of the Wildcats’ football team.
The $5 million construction project to reconfigure the intersection at Oracle and Ina roads and alter left turns has been postponed from this summer, as originally planned, until next year.
Daily traffic counts at the intersection of Ina and Oracle roads are expected to increase from 96,000 to 126,000 cars in the next 20 to 30 years. To address the issues, the county will begin a $5 million project in January to redesign the intersection that will alter left turns on Ina Road. Known as a “Michigan left,” it is expected to increase safety and speed up how quickly cars move through.
Expect road closures, delays on Magee, La Cañada starting Aug. 15
LCMNA to host community yard sale Jan. 29
Every day, 96,000 vehicles move through Ina and Oracle, the Northwest's busiest intersection.
Dave Pittman, director of the Arizona Builders Alliance in Tucson, says it's not a matter of if there'll be good economic news for Northwest Tucson.
The junction of Oracle and Ina Roads, one of Tucson's busiest intersections, is being studied for reconstruction, with an indirect "Michigan left" turn proposed for east and westbound traffic, and ramped right-turn lanes to move vehicles onto Oracle without delay.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, A study is being conducted to determine the impact of having a free-turning right lane to travel northbound on Oracle Road from westbound Ina Road, without a stop, eventually merging into northbound lanes. A "Michigan left" is also being proposed.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, From left, Coronado students Abigail Pye, Chloe Telles, Ryan Hornby, Chris Porteous and Alexander Pye will be traveling to Michigan later this month for the Odyssey of the Mind world competition. Their eight-minute skit is a mixture of comedy and music.
Friends and classmates of a Marana High School student killed in a car accident on her way to prom are rallying to help her family and educate others about seat belt use.