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Ironwood Ridge made a serious claim to being Tucson’s best team after beating Mountain View 42-7 on Friday night. The win is the Nighthawks’ seventh in a row and puts Ironwood Ridge in the driver’s seat for the sectional championship and an automatic berth in the Division II state playoffs.
Ironwood Ridge High School's Gabe Villa (3) breaks up a pass intended for Mountain View High School's Corey Matthews (28) during the first quarter of the Northwest rivalry matchup in Tucson, Ariz. on Friday, Oct. 17, at Mountain View High School.
HONEYWELL VOLUNTEERS PROVIDE A MAKEOVER TO TUCSON HOME
Nintzel, the former host of "AZ Illustrated Politics" on Friday nights on PBS 6, is launching a new political show that will air at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings on KGUN-9. “Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel” will recap the week's news and examine the politics behind the big stories. The show's premiere on Sunday, Oct. 19, will run down the most exciting races on the November ballot with former state lawmaker Jonathan Paton and Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Don Jorgensen. If you miss the show on Sunday morning, you can learn more about it at zonapolitics.com.
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Pet DoctoRX (www.petdoctorx.com), a recent addition to the Tucson community, as an affordable full-service veterinarian clinic, is participating in Doctoberfest on Sunday, October 26th from 10:00am- 2:00pm at St. Gregory School. Pet DoctoRX will be holding a drawing for a complimentary spay or neuter.
Tucson Pride's signature event features live entertainment, more than 100 exhibitors, the ever-popular IBT's Drag Depot, a dance tent, fun for the kids, and more at the south soccer fields 11 and 12 at Kino Sports Complex. The 2014 Grand Marshall for Tucson's "Pride on Parade" and Pride event "Pride in the Desert" is Tucson's own Daniel Hernandez Jr. He was a congressional intern for the office of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona's Eighth Congressional District, and while on the job assisting Congresswoman Giffords with a constituent event in Tucson on January 8, 2011, he took actions for which he is widely credited with saving the life of the Congresswoman after a gunman shot her and 18 other people.
What does Russia and the south side of Chicago have in common? According to two local restaurateurs, they’ve each inspired the perfect margarita.
The motion to approve a specific plan that would allow for denser developments at the Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch failed to pass in the Marana town council meeting.
A Conviction Integrity Unit that has seen dozens of exonerations across the nation is now in effect in Pima County.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 7 voted unanimously to move forward with plans for a 15.6-mile interstate linking interstates 10 and 19, connecting Raytheon Missile Systems to the University of Arizona Tech Park in an area being called aerospace parkway.
Working with 39 schools and looking into partnering with more, the University of Arizona is raising the level of interest in engineering by offering an introductory class to high school students.
Join staff of Tucson Local Media for the monthly Sippin’ Social on Thursday, Oct. 16, at Caffe Torino Ristorante Italiano, located at 10325 N. La Cañada Drive from 4 to 6 p.m.
The University of Arizona Medical Center is one of 60 trauma centers in the United States, Canada and Europe selected to conduct a clinical trial of a new investigational drug that could help people with acute spinal cord injuries (ASCI) experience less spinal cord damage and have improved function.
The annual Blues Heritage Festival is Sunday, Oct. 19 at Rillito Park Racetrack infield at 4502 N. 1st Avenue near River Road from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Live music will be playing all day in an outdoor family friendly environment. Children 18 and under are free, advance tickets available at all Bookman’s locations and through Paypal at http://azblues.org for $8, $10 at the gate. This year our motto is “Blues for Pink” and will donate a portion of our proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and 80% of all funds donated in Tucson stay in Tucson to help survivors and families.
Sun Tran, KGUN 9 News, and Sam Levitz Furniture have partnered to sponsor a one-day “Stuff-the-Bus” event benefitting EMERGE! Center Against Domestic Abuse. The event, which will be held on Friday, October 17, helps promote Domestic Violence Awareness Month. A Sun Tran bus will be located at Sam Levitz Furniture’s eastside location at 100 North Pantano Road. Donations will be accepted from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Mama’s Hawaiian BBQ wants to show appreciation to all law enforcement personnel during the 4th Annual Thank-A-Cop event.
The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona will be presenting the play, “No Way Out” by local SaddleBrooke playwright, Susan Prinz Shear, on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in a one night special performance on the Main Stage at the Temple of Music and Art in downtown Tucson. What makes “No Way Out” unique is that it is the gentle true story of a family, Susan’s family, geographically torn apart during World War II, whose only means of communication is through their letters. Told through these letters, from a collection of 500, with images projected onstage, “No Way Out” has been presented in dozens of cities throughout the country over the past 15 years.
Southern Arizonans will have a new non-stop way to get to Houston – albeit it’s only for five Saturdays in November and December.
Shared Services Center Tucson, a provider of business office support services and an affiliate of Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital, plans to create 200 new jobs in the Tucson region.
As threats to national and global security continue to increase, Raytheon Missile Systems president, Taylor Lawrence, said it’s important Southern Arizona’s largest employer continues to have the opportunity to grow.
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