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‘The World’s End’ movie.
For the past 17 years, an Odyssey of the Mind Team from Coronado K-8 School has not qualified for world finals.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, From left, Coronado students Abigail Pye, Chloe Telles, Ryan Hornby, Chris Porteous and Alexander Pye will be traveling to Michigan later this month for the Odyssey of the Mind world competition. Their eight-minute skit is a mixture of comedy and music.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Chloe Telles, Chris Porteous, Abigail Pye, Alexander Pye and Ryan Hornby run through a portion of their Odyssey of the Mind skit where they discover King Tut's burial mask on an archeological dig.
As an Olympic trainer and coach for the University of Arizona’s cross-country and track squads, James Li nurtures world-champion distance runners and walk-ons alike.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer Oro Valley’s James Li returns to China this summer as head manager of the US men’s Olympic track team, 23 years after continuing his coaching education and career in the United States. Li, who coaches the University of Arizona’s cross-country and track squads, finds the surrounding attention rather amusing.
Tucson Trap and Skeet Club hosts the International Shooting Sport Federation's World Cup. More than 200 of the world's best shotgun shooters from more than 65 countries are expected to participate. The public is invited to watch the marksmen and markswomen, including five-time Olympic medal winner Kim Rhode of California and 19-year-old Luis "Taz" Gloria of Tucson, both of whom are attempting to qualify for the World Championships in Granada, Spain, in September, and for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While this month gets a lot of attention in pink due to it being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, bullying is just as important of an issue and it truly impacts a large part of our society.
According to Yahoo! Sports, World Peace is expected to meet with Knicks’ executive in the next couple of days. The report, crediting sources, adds that the Knicks are offering a contract worth “almost $1.6 million for the 2013-14 season.” The offer could also include a second year.
I was raised in a much simpler time, the 40s and 50s. My father worked and my mother stayed home and cared for her children. Life was also safer then. As very young kids we went everywhere on our bicycles, never worrying about the problems we face today. There was right and there was wrong. It was very clear. No nuance. There was very little gray area. On those occasions when we broke the rules, there was sure and certain punishment. Perhaps some of the problems of today existed then, but we never knew about them.
You're first struck by those beautiful wood doors, 18 feet tall, with a giant handle far too high to reach.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Mickie Weinert, right, and executive director Nina Daldrup stand above a glass-covered miniature winter cityscape at the Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, President and curator Pat Arnell stands in front of the Forget-Us-Not Fairy Castle at the Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures. The museum is located at 4455 E. Camp Lowell.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Visitors pass through a section of an 18-foot tall door.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is 15,560 square feet filled with more than 150 miniature-sized houses.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, One of the miniatures depicts a butcher shop with meticulous details down to the rust on the sink.
Soon, you won’t have to be an astronaut to fly to outer space.