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(NAPSI)—If your family is like most, you want a college education for your children—today, 75 percent of Americans have their eyes set on a college education. That's a good thing. Over a lifetime, college graduates average about a million dollars more than high school graduates.
(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.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
In her recent monthly column for The Explorer, District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller asserts that Pima County lacks the leadership to solve the county’s road maintenance problem. Supervisor Miller’s comments are very disappointing – as well as inaccurate.
Tucson is bracing for a huge storm on Wednesday and the local school districts and municipalities are preparing for the worst.
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.
(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.
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.
“Ethanol is the lowest-cost liquid transportation fuel in the world,” says energy expert Bob Dinneen. (NAPS)
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.
The age of technology can be a scary one. While it seems, on the surface, being able to share, store and access your personal information, financial records, videos, and photos from nearly any internet-capable device is a huge convenience for people, it also comes at a price.
Marana Unified School District is going to the voters in November to ask for $125 million in bonds.
Join the fun on Congress Street from Toole Ave. to Church Ave. on Sept. 13 for 2nd Saturdays. Check out the downtown scene along Sun Link’s Downtown route. Hop on at any stop along the Sun Link corridor to be part of the activities. There is a line-up of bands at the 94.9 MIXfm Stage. 2nd Saturdays is an urban street festival that has food to sample, vendors to check out and the magic of street performers to entertain you. Some of the downtown businesses also offer specials or their own entertainment. It’s family friendly and fun for all ages. Many of the vendors and sponsors have drawings during the evening.
Numerous fire districts and police departments were busy Monday with the barrage of rescues that came as a result of a storm. Golder Ranch Fire District personnel responded to multiple swift-water rescues in all portions of the district including Catalina, Oro Valley, and State Route 79.
With great fanfare, state officials in March unveiled an 8-foot-tall bronze statue of the late U.S. Senator Barry M. Goldwater that will represent Arizona at the National Statuary Hall in Washington.
Marana Unified School District anticipates a bus delay this afternoon due to the heavy rains and related road conditions.
A disabled 12-year-old boy, identified as Patrick Mathews passed away yesterday following a residential fire near N. Oldfather Road, and W. Cortaro Farms Road.
(BPT) - Colorful is the best word to describe Latin American, thanks to its varied history, cultures, historic sights, natural attractions and wildlife opportunities. From vibrant Rio de Janeiro to the intriguing Amazon Jungle; from the enigmatic Machu Picchu to the fascinating Galapagos Islands and scenic beauty of Costa Rica, adventure awaits any traveler planning a trip to Central or South America.
(NAPSI)—Some may be surprised to learn that duck and Mexican-style dishes pair well together. In fact, both domestic and wild duck have been used in Mexican cuisine for centuries.
This updated take on tacos uses shredded duck to make family taco night more fun and flavorful. (NAPS)
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has cleared four members of the Pima County Board of Supervisors of allegations that they violated the state’s open-meeting law.
Following a pot-luck dinner, six Picture Rocks teenagers created a Youth Forum during the Aug.19 Citizens for Picture Rocks (C4PR) meeting.
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.
Northwest side students did well in Pima County’s anti-graffiti poster contest.
The Marana Police Department will be conducting DUI Saturation Patrols in conjunction with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force throughout the Labor Day Weekend. Labor Day Weekend is traditionally one of the most dangerous weekends on our roadways. Our goal is to make this a safe weekend for everyone, and prevent serious injuries and fatal collisions. Officers will be proactive in our efforts to prevent these traffic collisions from occurring, and stress the importance of having a designated sober driver and drinking responsibly.