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A write-in candidate has never been elected governor of Arizona, and the odds are long that one ever will be. But don’t tell J. Johnson that.
As manager of the Lake Powell/Page Days Inn and Suites, Traci Varner has grown used to the call: A customer heading here on U.S. 89 comes to a traffic barrier and “Road Closed” sign with 30 miles to go.
Marana Unified School District is going to the voters in November to ask for $125 million in bonds.
Students in Arizona State University residence halls arrived to see posters urging them to call 911 if they see someone who is unconscious. Other posters ask, “Who is the designated driver tonight?”
5:39 PM UPDATE: All Pima Community College classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day due to the storm.
Like many Tucsonans, Victoria Steele was moved by the events on January 8, 2011. Unlike most, Steele saw it as a call to action and ran for the State House of Representative, winning a seat in District 9.
Owners of Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch, located north of Saguaro National Park West, were approached by Mattamy Homes who now awaits approval to develop on the historic ranch.
When the Pima County Board of Supervisors created the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan in 1999 the perception of the plan was that it was for the protection of natural lands outside of or bordering metropolitan Tucson. That perception was amplified in 2004 when county voters ratified the plan through the approval of $165 million in bond funds for environmentally sensitive land acquisition.
Both Mountain View and Marana opened the 2014 football season on Thursday night. Mountain View got the 53-2 win over their district rival, keeping the Boot Trophy for another year. Here are some news and notes from the game.
Justice Summerset made the most of his first start at quarterback, amassing over 350 yards and leading Mountain View to a 53-2 win over rival Marana.
(NewsUSA) - "Braveheart" or "Brigadoon"?
The Marana Farm Co-op has a number of goals. The main objective is sustainable agriculture and healthy eating, but everything from saving money to education is also behind what the Co-op tries to do.
One of the darkest days in Tucson history helped inspire Dr. Randall Friese to run as a Democratic candidate for the State House in District 9. Friese was one of the trauma surgeons who operated on victims of the Jan. 8 shootings.
With a $7,500 grant, Picture Rocks Firefighter and outreach coordinator Billie Moon has secured a batch of advanced safety car seats for children.
(NewsUSA) - Marvin Mallon, 86, and his wife, Reva, know how important it is to plan ahead before embarking on a long journey -- especially when it comes to their health.
1. Israel says it will hold fire in most of Gaza for seven hours
(BPT) - If you’re feeling nervous about handing the car keys to your teenager for the first time, you’re not alone. It’s a common sentiment given some sobering statistics. According to teendriversource.org, 20 percent of all 16-year-old drivers will be involved in an accident during their first year behind the wheel. And studies show more teenage motor vehicle fatalities happen during the summer than any other time of year. But there are some things you can do to help keep your teenager from becoming a statistic. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has some tips and tools to keep your teen safe.
(NewsUSA) - Summertime. It's the time of year to put your feet up, relax and have a little fun. So, why not make it a little safer for the whole family?
In last week’s edition of the Explorer News we ran a story on former Pusch Ridge baseball player Aaron Vaughn who had signed a free agent deal with the Houston Astros organization and was playing for their Rookie Ball affiliate in the Gulf Coast League. One of the themes of the story was that it was a long road to the majors but through hard work and good performances, it was possible to rise through the ranks. Vaughn made the first steps last week.
1. Malaysia Airlines plane downed by missile over Ukraine
It’s still summer vacation — the kids are out of school for a few more weeks — but we have some big news on the education front — billions of dollars big. A Maricopa County judge ruled that the legislature has to add about $300 million to its budget for Arizona’s K-12 schools right now and as much as $2.9 billion over the next five years.
1. Germany beats Argentina in World Cup final