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(StatePoint) It may be too soon to start thinking about sending your baby off to kindergarten, but kids are never too young to develop a love of learning. The way you play with them during the early years can enrich their development substantially, say early childhood experts.
CDO, Ironwood Ridge and Pusch Ridge all remain ranked at the halfway point of the football season.
Hikers from the Picture Rocks Community Center Hiking Club (PRCCHC) started their season with a Sept. 25 stroll around the SASCO smelter, which closed in 1919.
Oro Valley resident John Scheuring sees a lot of buffelgrass and fountain grass in and around town alive, well and green, but would like to see those plants dead, dying and brown.
The Picture Rocks Community Center Hiking Club has adopted its itinerary for the coming season, with emphasis on exploration. The PRCC van will leave the community center, located at 5615 N. Sanders Road, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, to visit the “ghost town” ruins of the SASCO smelter, which closed in 1919.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - In celebration of back to school, JCPenney Cares is focusing on supporting arts in education across the country. JCPenney customers can help ensure that arts remain an essential element of the school experience for all students by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar. Contributions will be donated to JCPenney Cares to fund national and local programs supporting arts in education. Partners include Turnaround Arts, Young Audiences and Little Kids Rock. Learn more at jcpenney.com/jcpcares.
(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: Of the 55 million kids enrolled in U.S. schools, 21 million get free or reduced-cost lunch, yet 85 percent of the schoolchildren eligible for these U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)—sponsored lunches don’t get such meals when school’s not in session.
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The Domingo De Grazia Band brings its vibrant Latin sounds to Friday Night Live! Summer Jazz Concert Series on May 30 at 7 p.m. in the beautiful Geronimo Plaza, 820 E. University Blvd.
Queensryche has made Tucson a second home for much of their storied history, but the band rocked the Old Pueblo with new vocalist Todd La Torre for the first time. It was also the Seattle rocker’s first trip to Tucson since settling a legal dispute with former vocalist Geoff Tate over the use of the Queensryche name.
(BPT) - It is summer and you can’t wait to get out on the road to head to the cabin, on vacation or just a nice carefree ride with the windows down. But while you may be ready to go, is your car? These quick vehicle inspection tips will help you make sure your vehicle is ready for the open road.
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Hidden rocks can spell disaster for even the most skilled snowboarder. For University of Arizona alumna Alana Nichols, an icon of courage and excellence in Paralympic sports, that disaster came not just once, but twice.