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Thursday, Sept. 18
The Environmental Protection Agency set new limits Wednesday on emissions from six Arizona industrial facilities in order to reduce haze at 17 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon.
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.
(BPT) - The fall months are a great time for families to enjoy the great outdoors with the changing of colors and much cooler temperatures. If you don’t already have a fall escape weekend planned, you might want to consider scheduling one soon.
(NewsUSA) - Dwight Clark, former wide receiver of the San Fransisco 49ers, has a special place in his heart for chiropractic care. Most famous for "The Catch" in the 1982 NFC championship game, Clark found that chiropractic care, and seeing a chiropractor weekly, got him in the best possible shape for each game. For more information, visit www.yes2chiropractic.org.
(BPT) - Whether your kids are off to summer camp, you’re gearing up for back-to-school, there is snow on the ground or flowers are blooming, you may find yourself dealing with a case of head lice. An estimated 6 million to 12 million head lice infestations occur each year in the United States alone, most commonly among children 3 to 11 years old, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since head lice move by crawling and are mainly spread by head-to-head contact, children in close quarters are often the main form of transportation for these tiny, wingless critters.
Following on the heels of the entertaining and successful 2011 “Rise of the Planet of the Apes’”, this motion picture was supposed to take the humanity vs. ape conflict to a whole new level of fervor. The bitterness and meanness of the apes was expected to escalate, while the few humans who survived the Simian Flu outbreak gathered and plotted a strategy to dominate once again. Instead, the “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” storyline gets stretched out to the point of appearing artificial and lackadaisical.
Brian Clark looks over a shotgun slug round after it was recovered from the target, which was an expired bulletproof vest.
(BPT) - There’s the summer vacation you dream of: happy children playing games, parents relaxing, cheerful grandparents, smooth roads, short lines and easy-to-schedule outdoor sports and activities for the kids. And then there’s the reality, which more closely resembles “National Lampoon’s Vacation.”
County officials are taking another look at a proposal that was disagreeable to the Board of Supervisors in 2007.
The University of Arizona Wildcat No. 22 men’s and No. 15 women’s track and field teams will host the Tucson Elite Classic on Thursday, May 22 and Saturday, May 24. The meet, which is strictly for throwers and jumpers, brings some of the best professional track and field athletes in the world to Arizona’s Roy P. Drachman Stadium. On Thursday and Saturday, the competition starts at 4 p.m. MST and the last scheduled event is set to start at 8:30 p.m. on both days as well. All marks by collegiate athletes do not count towards qualifying for the NCAA West Preliminaries.
(BPT) - The travel industry’s hottest trend, river cruising, provides a wonderful alternative to mainstream cruises and megaships. With hundreds of options to sail the amazing waterways of Europe (the Danube, Rhine, Rhone, Seine, Saone and Moselle rivers) and exotic destinations via the Yangtze, Mekong, Irrawaddy and Amazon, small-ship cruising is becoming one of the most popular ways for Americans to both experience and explore the world.
There was a variety of desserts, appetizers and food choices for several hundred visitors to taste during the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) Celebrity Chef Showcase event on March 15.
The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance will be hosting a Celebrity Chef Showcase on Saturday, March 15 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. It will be held at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa.
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching there are a slew of romantic films on their way to theaters and one of the first out of the gate is Labor Day, the new film written and directed by Jason Reitman (Juno), based on the book by Joyce Maynard.
Canyon Del Oro High School's annual "Pink Dorados" is promoting their breast cancer awareness night at CDO High School on Jan.31.
Savor Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival
The League of American Bicyclists has named the Town of Oro Valley a “Silver Level” Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB). The League describes a bicycle-friendly business as one that, “welcomes cyclists with trails, bike lanes, share-the-road campaigns, organized rides and Bike to Work Day events.”
PCC Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery announces the exhibition "CONSTRUCT: Putting It Together," featuring work by Tony Berlant, Ann Keuper, Joy Fox, Betty Harris, Joe Harris, Joan Marum, Clark Trujillo, Judy Miller, Marvin Shaver, Lloyd Schermer, Julie Sasse, Albert Kogel, David Adix, Joe Hatton, Ellen McMahon and Nick Georgiou. A gallery talk is scheduled for Nov. 7 at 2 p.m., followed by a reception from 5–7 p.m.
The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter is pleased to announce the arrival of new Cat Care Manager, Florence Clark. Ms. Clark brings over 30 years of professional veterinary experience, with particular expertise in emergency and critical care at high volume, specialty clinics in New York, Boston and Los Angeles. In addition, Florence recently served as Medical Director for the MSPCA shelter at Angell Memorial Hospital.
Warner Bros. on Thursday announced the casting of Academy Award-winning director Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the sequel to Man of Steel, which will also feature the return of Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Diane Lane as Martha Kent and Laurence Fisburne as Perry White. The untitled film is set for a July 17, 2015, release.