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Just over a month after the tragic loss of Leonard Nimoy, and it still seems almost too much to accept. The prolific actor spent decades on and off film capturing the hearts and minds of millions of fans throughout the world with his portrayal of Spock in the Star Trek franchise. Nimoy’s son, Adam, is planning to honor his father’s memory with a documentary titled “For The Love Of Spock.”
Since a September storm widened a breach in the El Rio Open Space Area creating a ponding that has been dubbed “Lake Marana,” the Town of Marana has tried to figure out what to do with the space. One idea had been to make the area a permanent amenity, and while many like the idea of a permanent, wetlands area, there are several issues that must be resolved.
Who in the world would kidnap a woman from an insane asylum, and why?
(NAPSI)—Morocco has long been known to welcome cultural and religious diversity, and today it continues to demonstrate its commitment to religious tolerance.
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(NewsUSA) - While making the inside of your home beautiful is naturally a focus, there's so much to be gained from an outdoor space. Beautifully designed and decorated, outdoor areas not only expand upon actual "livable" space but enable you to enjoy your home al fresco -- and the good news is, you don't have to sacrifice style or the comfort of the indoors.
BBC News: Talks have resumed in Switzerland ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a preliminary nuclear deal with Iran.
(Family Features) For young minds looking into future career paths, the options are seemingly limitless, with professions to fit every talent and passion.
(Family Features) Summer is the season when many of the best childhood memories are made. That’s why introducing future generations to treasured pastimes is an ideal way to ensure classic summer moments live on for years to come.
(Family Features) Inspired by neighbors, home improvement shows and social media channels like Pinterest and Houzz, today’s homeowners are entering the deck planning and building process more informed than ever before. But sorting through this wealth of information and inspiration can make it hard to decipher what’s really hot for today’s outdoor spaces – and to choose what’s right for your home.
From burgers with bacon jam to seafood macaroni and cheese, nothing says comfort food quite like the fare that you’ll find at gastropubs across Tucson.
(NAPSI)—Since the dawn of Hollywood, animal stars have played some of the most unforgettable characters ever seen on the silver screen. Their characters have charmed and delighted moviegoers and television audiences for generations. From legendary characters of a bygone era including Lassie, Mr. Ed and Flipper to such modern classics as Uggie, Mr. Jinx and Crystal the capuchin, animal stars have played and continue to play important roles, entertaining people while also teaching new generations to love and cherish animals.
(NAPSI)—If you’ve repainted the walls, added new furniture and changed your sofa pillows, yet something is still amiss in your home, consider that large surface area: the floor. Floors set the tone of your living space.
(StatePoint) More canned tuna is consumed in the United States than in any other country in the world. Unfortunately, the vast majority of tuna sold in the American market fails to meet fundamental sustainability standards, according to Greenpeace’s 2015 Canned Tuna shopping guide, their first-ever US canned tuna ranking.
Inspiration comes from different places, but for many dark times can bring unexpected positive conclusions. That is the case of Leah Gregg. During a rough patch the Marana resident not only discovered a great creative outlet, but created her own business.
In the world of video games, action figures and game related toys were considered an afterthought. They were something that you would buy only if you were obsessed with a certain series or wanted something physical from your favorite game. Nintendo has now given a reason for every gamer that owns a Nintendo 3DS or Wii U to want to own their figures called Amiibo.
Though Linda is the most famous one—and her legacy is most certainly not one to shake a stick at—the Ronstadt family’s Arizonan musical roots were actually sewn much earlier when her great-grandfather emigrated to the southwest from Germany in 1841.
As of March 17, The Elder Scrolls Online officially dropped its monthly subscription model and is now free-to-play on PC and Mac. The game is relaunching under a new title, Tamriel Unlimited, and will include all six of the game’s content updates thus far.
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Professional Golf returned to the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort on March 22. The winner of the event was a player who was very familiar to the course who won the new Conquistadores Classic, even if he was not real familiar with winning. Marco Dawson shots a final round 69 to win his first Champions Tour event and his first tournament since 2002.
Racism has become a big topic in the media in recent months and over the last year thanks to major events such as the controversy in Ferguson Mo. and the not-so-smart students singing on the bus from University of Oklahoma. In America, we brag about having the right to freedom of speech. However, recent events would suggest otherwise, especially when speech is centered around racist comments or behavior.
(BPT) - Summer and fun – while these words aren't technically synonyms, they probably should be. School is out for the children, you have summer vacation time from work stocked up, and the nice weather across the country is beckoning.
(NAPSI)—If you have been diagnosed with cancer, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provides new protections and access to health care services to help ensure that you receive high-quality cancer care. Insurance plans, for example, may no longer deny coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions. The new law also eliminates cost sharing (or co-pays) for important preventive services, such as mammograms, colorectal cancer screening tests, and tobacco cessation interventions.
BBC News: Singapore has begun seven days of national mourning following the death of its founding father, Lee Kuan Yew.