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1. Separatists attack Ukraine base as Geneva crisis talks begin
Utter helplessness. That’s what Janey Russell felt as she watched her daughter, Meg, sleeping in the hospital room.
Operation Prickly Pear has returned to Pusch Ridge Christian Academy, 9500 N. Oracle Road. Now in its 10th year, the annual fundraiser involves the entire sixth-grade class of students as well as their parents and teachers.
Film director Sande Zeig knew she had to make a movie about the Native American women before she even spoke to them. She was walking through Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport in 2006 when the bright yellow shirts in which they were all clad caught her eye. But it was the vibe they cast that drew her in.
Holiday parties are nearing. How often will you hear people say, “I starved myself all day so I could splurge at dinner tonight”? Will you be one of them?
As 2011 winds down to an end, activities are cranked up to their fullest. The holidays are here, and with them comes a wealth of concerts, classes, plays and other events, most aimed at bringing smiles to people of all ages.
The holidays are a time for celebration. Unfortunately, today’s uncertain economy is making it difficult for many people to purchase the gifts that are so closely tied to the season and to decorate their homes in a festive manner.
Not all the Christmas gifts that area children in need receive this year will fit under the tree. One child in particular will wake up to something that will help visions of sugarplums dance in his head – a new bed.
A sharp and biting script well acted by a talented cast help make “Fat Pig” a must-see experience for people who like to be challenged as well as entertained.
Paul Emmert’s training journal reflects his dedication to his cause – training for El Tour de Tucson.
John Wayne. More specifically, watching legendary actor John Wayne up on the movie screen, playing a Marine who uses his teeth to pull the pin out of a grenade and then hurls the grenade at the bad guys in a classic war film.
Students at Wilson K-8 School learned Thursday that Veterans Day means more than a day off from classes.
Playwright and filmmaker Neil Labute is known for creating stories that can be difficult to watch, but equally difficult to ignore, such as "In the Company of Men" and "The Shape of Things."
They come from a variety of backgrounds. Some are professional entertainers. Others are amateurs with music in their veins.
Shopping for a healthy way to have fun? People in Northwest Tucson need look no further than Sunday’s Healthiest Town in America, a free fair featuring more than 50 health care professionals from all across the region as well as kids’ activities and a 5K fun walk/run.
As a rule, I don’t give many performances a standing ovation. Most are received as kind gestures from an audience filled with the relatives of the people on stage, who usually possess more enthusiasm than talent.
Six Explorer readers will have the opportunity to transform themselves in body and mind in 2012.
If you were in a vehicle that crashed, would you know the best way to escape?
Marana Founders' Day Festival is off to a great start. The four-day festival kicked off last night with the Rotary Heritage Awards Dinner and the opening of the carnival.
One of my favorite things about working at The Explorer is shining a spotlight on people who are making a difference in our community.
Love him or hate him, Mike Stoops was a presence to be reckoned with. The former head coach of the Arizona Wildcats had a reputation for throwing sideline temper tantrums, which either amused or embarrassed local fans.
Marana Founders’ Day Festival is all set for this weekend. The four-day festival is filled with carnival rides, live entertainment, a parade, an arts and crafts fair, and two special events presented by the Marana Heritage Conservancy.
Update 9:45 p.m.: UCLA scored in the fourth quarter to bring the score to Wildcats 48-UCLA 12. For the first time in 355 days, Arizona Wildcats have a victory over an FBS team.
Oro Valley police are asking for the public's help in investigating a drive-by shooting that took place Wednesday, Oct. 19.