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It was a busier than normal night at the Marana Town Council last Wednesday, and it could have been an even busier session had a council action agenda item not been taken off the board. As it was, the council held the first of two public hearings over the possibility of building a new police station.
Two candidates are running for the open seat on Pima Community College’s Board of Governors, each promising to repair the college’s credibility after Pima has faced probation by its accrediting body, acknowledged sexual harassment of employees by a former chancellor, and falling enrollment.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS) completed its acquisition of UNS Energy Corporation (NYSE: UNS) today, adding UNS Energy subsidiaries Tucson Electric Power (TEP) and UniSource Energy Services (UES) to its growing international family of electric and gas utility companies.
ARRIAGA, Chiapas, Mexico – As night falls, Samuel Carcamo, in a gray button-up shirt and cuffed jeans, stands on the tracks with dozens of other migrants waiting to climb on top of the northbound freight known as “The Train of Death.”
(BPT) - Do you believe members of the military contribute a great deal to society? You’re not alone; a 2013 Pew Research Center opinion poll found that Americans of all ages and walks of life placed military service at the top of the list of 10 professions that do the most good. Unfortunately, scammers are abusing this wide-spread admiration and posing as members of the military in order to trick people into sending them money.
(StatePoint) Being a parent in today’s technological age means having to keep your kids safe in so many new spaces. It also means being able to take advantage of new technologies to make your life a bit easier.
Alan Schmidt has two new jobs that are very different, yet oddly similar. Before the start of the 2013/2014 school year, he became the principal of Sentinel Peak High School. In April, he became the new company commander for his battalion in the Army National Guard. While public education and the Army National Guard are different, in many ways Schmidt has similar roles. It is his job to support and lead those he has been put in charge of.
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WASHINGTON – Born and raised in Arizona, fresh out of law school and married, Rachel Winkler said she didn’t worry at first about the rigors of having a spouse in the military.
Did you know the new improved Catalina Transfer Station is open to the public?
The public no longer has access to the Tangerine Landfill, which closed almost a month ago on Dec. 1.
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"They’re away from home for the first time and there are similar challenges, obstacles and exciting opportunities, as with the Midshipmen here. They’re trying to fit in, trying to learn their jobs, trying to be successful," he said.
"I’m going to apply those same sorts of things we did at the battalion here at the unit and get them comfortable, to set them up for success and to provide them with as much experience and leadership tools as possible for them to excel in the fleet after commissioning," he also said.
The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is proposing revisions to Pima County Code (PCC) Title 13 (Solid Waste) and the County's fee schedule relating to Pima County’s landfills and transfer stations. The public is invited to attend a public meeting on June 25, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. in the Bud Walker Community Center at 290 5th St. in Ajo, Arizona or a public hearing on August 6, 2013, at, or after, 9:00 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room, located at 130 W. Congress St., 1st floor, Tucson, Arizona.
After successfully reaching an agreement with Pima County to assume control of the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility, the Town of Marana is planning $1 million in efficiency upgrades to the plant in the 2013/2014 fiscal year.
"Oblivion” is another movie that seems better suited for a video game than a motion picture. Watching the characters engage in endless shoot outs and explore vast, abandoned terrains, all you want to do is get your hands on a controller. Since a movie is unequipped with game play, though, you’re forced to sit back and merely observe the story. Then again, most modern video games have more three-dimensional characters and smarter plots than “Oblivion.” This science fiction mystery from director Joseph Kosinski isn’t completely without some good ideas, elevating it above “Transformers” schlock. It’s just unfortunate those ideas never meld into anything that intriguing.
Landfills and transfer stations operated by the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality Solid Waste Division will be closed on Monday, February 18, for the Presidents’ Day holiday.
Landfills and transfer stations operated by the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality Solid Waste Division will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Landfills and transfer stations operated by the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality Solid Waste Division will be closed Monday, January 21, 2013, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Landfills and transfer stations operated by the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality Solid Waste Division will be closed Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday.
On the evening of Oct. 2, the Tucson Police Department responded to an apartment complex located in the 200 Block of East Prince Road after a 911 call was received, indicating that an infant had been found at that location. Officers from Operations Division West as well as detectives from the Dependent Child Unit responded to the complex in order to investigate the circumstances surrounding the locating of the infant. They learned that a newborn, Caucasian female was found inside of a duffle bag that was left outside of the manager’s apartment at the complex.