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(NAPSI)—A national competition now in its third year is challenging teams of middle- and high-school students to develop concepts for mobile apps that can solve a school or community problem.
(NAPSI)—The keys to your child’s success in school, college and beyond may be the ones that fit the locks on his or her suitcase.
You may have to change your driving routes for the coming storm due to wash and road closures that are expected.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
The Oro Valley Police Department has switched from its BMW motorcycles to Victory Commander. Last week, the motor unit spent two days at the Marana Regional Airport getting familiar with their new wheels.
Blood dripped from his face and lacerations covered his arms. Dallin Wengert lay unconscious as his body jerked around in a fit of seizures. Amy Wengert sat by her husband in the helicopter praying – praying that he would live.
Whether you’re single and live on your own, or you’re raising a family, feeling secure in your community is likely an important priority to you. As an average citizen, there are several steps you can take to make your community safer.
UA study finds that objects in our visual environment needn’t be seen in order to impact decision making.
(StatePoint) Whether you’re single and live on your own, or you’re raising a family, feeling secure in your community is likely an important priority to you. As an average citizen, there are several steps you can take to make your community safer.
(NAPSI)—Today’s cooks have their pick of exotic spices, but these ingredients were once rare enough to inspire wars, send explorers on missions around the globe and, by some accounts, even factor in the purchase of the island of Manhattan by the Dutch.
(NAPSI)—Government officials and business leaders from nearly 50 African countries gathered in Washington, D.C. on August 4-6 for the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors accepted a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation in a 4-0 vote during last week’s meeting. The money will go toward improvements to the Port of Tucson Container Export Rail Facility.
Heirloom Farmers Markets celebrates Heritage Foods Festival with their First Annual Farm to Table Fundraising Dinner, RIPE: Regionally Inspired Plates for the Evening. This inaugural Farm to Table Fundraising Dinner is presented in conjunction with Edible Baja Arizona and Zona 78, and will be held Sept. 17 and Sept. 18 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. each evening at Zona 78 on River Road.
Before you turn off your AC system for the season, consider having it checked out by a certified contractor. If it’s older or has been giving you problems, you might want to replace it.
This year's Architecture Week 2014, September 27 to October 5, promises a week of activities that combine great architecture with family activities, hike and bike tours, a celebration of Tucson's new Streetcar, and an 'edible' home tour.
The local culinary community is preparing to celebrate Arizona Restaurant Week, Sept. 19 through Sept. 28, and a common thread seems to be weaving its way through the otherwise divergent menus of participating eateries.
(NewsUSA) - When it comes to natural marketing expertise, there may be no other like Peter Tabibian.
The Environmental Protection Agency set new limits Wednesday on emissions from six Arizona industrial facilities in order to reduce haze at 17 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon.
(NAPSI)—Perennial plants are a gardener’s dream: They add color to borders and beds, and are relatively easy to maintain. Perennials can also be used to add fragrance and texture to gardens, as well as attract beneficial wildlife such as butterflies and hummingbirds. Planting perennials in the fall is like making a long-term investment—one that pays dividends the next year.
After a year and a half, northwest-siders will have their neighborhood Whole Foods back.
Pima County this month will release a second draft of its comprehensive plan update called Pima Prospers.
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.