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It's officially award show season and, while the awards won't be given out until Feb. 22, the Oscar nominations were released today.
The Pima County Stadium District and M1 Baseball, LLC have finalized a deal to bring professional baseball to Kino Sports Complex in 2015.
Sitting in his home a few hours after a Maricopa County judge declared the results of a recount that determined he wouldn’t be returning to Congress next year, Ron Barber reflected on his two-plus years representing Southern Arizona.
Starting in November AMVETS Post 770 collected new, unwrapped toys and monetary donations for Toy For Tots. On Monday, Dec. 15, Past Commandant Manny Munguia of the Marine Corps League, Tucson Detachment 007, came to the AMVETS Post to pick up the toys and the check.
I was reminded why my job is so cool, and what an interesting year it has been, while covering Marana’s Egg Nog Jog on New Years morning. While I was not thrilled to be working at 8:30 on New Year’s Day, there are a lot of things worse than shooting photographs on a brisk winter morning.
Two fortunate occurrences helped save Mary Jessie Herrera’s arm, and possibly her life, after being hit by two rounds from an AK-47 during an ambush in Iraq. Today, Herrera and the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes organization try to come in to aid combat-wounded veterans when they need it most.
The military plays an important role in Southern Arizona. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and Pinal Air Park are home to thousands of active and reserve members of the armed forces whose job it is to keep our country safe and free. We have a number of veterans and active service members who live in Marana.
Elementary School in the Marana Unified School District and Laguna Elementary School in the Flowing Wells Unified School District. On Saturday, December 13, 2014 Roadrunner Elementary School students will have the unique opportunity to be treated to a shopping spree and holiday luncheon sponsored by the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815. Joining them will be members from Casas Adobes Elks Lodge #2663 who will shop with Laguna Elementary School students prior to a holiday party at their lodge.
The incoming arrival of a Fisher House means out-of-state families can stay closer to their injured veterans – and for Tucson mother Libby Mannel that’s a subject that’s very close to home.
Ironwood Ridge returns nine seniors off of a 19-win team a year ago. With so much experience returning, the Nighthawks have a deep squad with good chemistry.
As the weather continues to drop this month, The Loft Cinema has graciously given Tucson residents an opportunity to spend Sunday afternoons in the warm company of Hollywood’s brightest stars. December’s Monthly Series proudly presents the Films of 1939 with the showing of five silver screen classics for fans of all ages; proudly commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Hollywood’s greatest year. Fully remastered and shown on pristine 35mm film, these screen masterpieces are truly a treat for even the most casual of movie fans looking for a fun day at the theater. Showing this Sunday is John Ford's legendary western "Stagecoach", but before that be sure to check out First Friday Shorts and support the new wave of cinematic talent in the area.
American Legion Tucson Mountains Post 102 regular meetings are the first Tuesday of each month – September through May at the Tucson Estates Recreation Hall. Our next Post 102 meeting is Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. We encourage all eligible veterans to join us, get acquainted and help to serve the veterans in our area. Dec. 7 is Pearl Harbor Day, the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and we will especially remember all the veterans of World War II.
In December, the post will be having a Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 20. Bring an appetizer and a white elephant gift. On Wednesday, Dec. 31, there will be a New Year’s Eve party starting at 5 p.m. A band will start at 8 p.m.
(NAPSI)—Every day, more than 150 Americans are injured after falling from heights. Here’s how you can avoid becoming part of this painful statistic.
Some of the most cynical scams target service members, their families and veterans, warns the Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona. Veterans Day is a key opportunity for scammers who would target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly vets.
The school auditorium was packed last week at Ironwood Ridge High School with students, military veterans and local dignitaries as the school’s Veterans Heritage Project Club honored seven local WWII veterans.
On Tuesday, we honored our veterans on Veterans Day. We, as a country, take this day to pay respect to those men and women who have served honorable in the U.S. military. It is important that we take time to pay tribute to those who sacrificed for us.
Nearly 300 people, mostly veterans and their families, were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new State Veteran’s Cemetery in Marana.
WASHINGTON – There are many memorials in the nation’s capital that honor veterans of specific wars or particular branches of the military, but the newest addition honors veterans from all branches and all wars who returned with a disability. The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in the shadow of the Capitol features a reflecting pool, bronze statues and more features honoring their service and acknowledging their sacrifices.
A veteran, who participated in telling his story for the Veterans Heritage Project Club, recites one of the songs from his military days.