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The start of school is right around the corner for students in Northwest Tucson, so families are gathering up the many supplies needed to get students off to a good start. Schools in the Marana Unified School District start classes on Monday, Aug. 8, while classes at Pusch Ridge Christian Academy and Cornerstone Christian Academy start Tuesday, Aug. 9. The first day of class for schools in the Amphitheater Public Schools district is Wednesday, Aug. 10.
Taking over a two-time defending state championship soccer team would seem like an easy coaching gig, wouldn’t it?
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Canyon Del Oro High School boys soccer coach Eddie Autz watches in frustration as the Dorados lost to Catalina High School last Thursday.
With over 60,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, Monterrey Tile has the purchasing power to keep prices down, and make available the most popular selections in stock.
Reuben Nunez will become the new captain of the Marana Police Department starting Sept. 5
Workers continue to construct the Keg Steakhouse & Bar located at the Oro Valley Marketplace. The restaurant is one of several new eateries in Oro Valley.
Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer, Workers continue to construct the Keg Steakhouse & Bar located at the Oro Valley Marketplace. The restaurant is one of several new eateries in Oro Valley.
Construction is under way at the Steam Pump Village shopping center for a BASIS Charter School. BASIS schools have branches in Tucson and Scottsdale and officials want to open the campus by August, in time for the next school term.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Construction is under way at the Steam Pump Village shopping center for a BASIS Charter School. BASIS schools have branches in Tucson and Scottsdale and officials want to open the campus by August, in time for the next school term.
Has the summer heat found you indoors, staring at walls? It might help to have some music. Get yourself to a music store, then, and check out these CDs.
Newly designed coins are making appearances in 2009, among them four new Lincoln pennies, changes to the Sacagawea dollar coin, six new quarters and placement of “In God We Trust” on the front of new presidential dollar coins.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Peter Spooner, numismatist at American Stamp and Coin, says 2009 is the year of the Lincoln penny.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Santa didn't bring that new car you wanted? Apparently you're not alone. The week after Christmas is the biggest shopping time of the year, according to car shopping site Edmunds.com, with lots of money-saving rebates and incentives. To learn more, visit www.edmunds.com.
(NAPSI)—According to some career experts, the holiday season or any quiet time at work is a good time to plan, organize, reflect on where you are in your career and where you would like to go.
A less hectic time at work may be your opportunity to take charge of your career. (NAPS)
Since 1980, a Tucson school has been providing an educational experience to students and changing their lives. Recently the school underwent some changes of its own.
Harry Shearer is one of America’s crown princes of comedy. The humorist and comic is best known for his appearances in such mockumentaries as “Spinal Tap” and voices in the award-winning TV show “The Simpsons.” In his first feature-length documentary, humorist and New Orleans resident Shearer presents the inside story of a disaster that he believes could have been prevented from the people who were there.
Rated R for language throughout and some violence. 116 minutes. Grade: B.
Courtesy of Warner Brothers Pictures, Clint Eastwood directed and stars in "Gran Torino," in which he plays a retired autoworker who must come to grips with the changing ethnicity of his Detroit neighborhood.
Aug. 11, 2004 - The 2004 high school football season got underway Aug. 2 throughout the Tucson metro area as local teams hit the practice field for the first time since last fall. The new year for Marana High School's embattled program brings a new coach, new players and most of all, a new hope.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have named former University of Arizona standout Chip Hale as the team's seventh manager, as announced by D-backs Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa.
Hale, 49, has 28 years of professional baseball experience comprised of 16 seasons in a managerial/coaching capacity. He enjoyed a 12-year playing career highlighted by 7 seasons in the Majors.
Hale spent 10 seasons in the D-backs organization from 2000-09, including the final 3 seasons as the D-backs Third Base & Infield Coach from 2007-09 under Bob Melvin. In his eight seasons as a Major League coach, his teams won 3 division titles (NL West with D-backs in 2007 and AL West with A's in 2012-13) and earned a Wild Card berth (2014). Following his first stint with the D-backs, he went on to serve as the New York Mets' Third Base & Infield Coach in 2010-11 and the Oakland A's Bench Coach from 2012-14, where he was reunited with Melvin
(Family Features) St. Andrews, Augusta, Mission Hills China: three iconic golf courses on three separate continents. With an international interest in the sport growing at mach speed, golfers are flying around the world to experience new courses while seeing the sights.