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Homebuyer confidence is on the upswing

Homebuyer confidence is on the upswing

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As we enter peak home-buying season, it appears that overall consumer confidence is on the rise, according to the latest information from Fann…

Local residents become staybirds, drifting from snowbird status

Local residents become staybirds, drifting from snowbird status

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As the summer months hit full swing and temperatures rise, many snowbirds will return to their out-of-state summer homes in cooler climates.

OVPD HiVE deployment

OVPD HiVE deployment

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The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) will continue with its High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) efforts during the month of June on Oracle R…

OVPD HiVE deployment

OVPD HiVE deployment

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The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) will continue with its High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) efforts during the month of June on Oracle R…

Snappers now available in Tucson

Snappers now available in Tucson

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Edward Marc Chocolatier introduced Snappers, a crunchy, salty and sweet snack wrapped up in one bite. Snappers is a gourmet treat that is made…

OVPD HiVE deployment

OVPD HiVE deployment

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The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) will continue with its High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) efforts during the month of June on Oracle R…

Nearly $16K in marijuana seized in traffic stop near Eloy

Nearly $16K in marijuana seized in traffic stop near Eloy

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On Monday, June 9, at 8:27 p.m. a PCSO K-9 deputy was traveling eastbound on Interstate-10 near milepost 208 outside the city of Eloy.

No Kill Pima County receives a pledge of matching donation

No Kill Pima County receives a pledge of matching donation

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Since its inception on May 17, a help desk also known as Support Options Solutions (S.O.S.) at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) has diverted 32 …

Five Essential Tools for Summer Travel

Five Essential Tools for Summer Travel

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Vacation is supposed to be relaxing. But travelers frequently let the details get the best of them. This summer, travel smart by stocking up o…

OVPD makes counterfeit fraud arrests

OVPD makes counterfeit fraud arrests

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On June 6, Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) patrol units were called to the Target store located in the 10000 block of North Oracle in resp…

Top 10 Tips Every Renter Should Know

Top 10 Tips Every Renter Should Know

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The number of U.S. renters has expanded significantly since the burst of the housing bubble, and renters now represent 34 percent of all house…

OVPD HiVE deployment

OVPD HiVE deployment

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The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) will continue with its High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) efforts during the month of June on Oracle R…

OVPD HiVE deployment

OVPD HiVE deployment

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The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) will continue with its High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) efforts during the month of June on Oracle R…

PCSO arrests Arizona City man for Felony Flight, 3 days after police chase

PCSO arrests Arizona City man for Felony Flight, 3 days after police chase

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On Wednesday, May 28, at 3:37 p.m., a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the driver of a motorcycle, which w…

Tips to Keep Kids Learning and Prevent ‘Summer Slump’

Tips to Keep Kids Learning and Prevent ‘Summer Slump’

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“No more pencils, no more books” is a familiar summer refrain. But make sure your youngster doesn’t take those words too seriously.

June is Great Outdoors Month: Three Tips to Get Going

June is Great Outdoors Month: Three Tips to Get Going

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(StatePoint) Summer is here, and though cooler weather activities can be a blast, many experienced outdoor adventurers and weekend warriors al…

Great Tips for Lawn Mower Maintenance

Great Tips for Lawn Mower Maintenance

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It’s the season for outdoor fun in your yard. It’s also the season for lawn mower maintenance.

Early morning fire at Guadalajara Grill

Early morning fire at Guadalajara Grill

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City Of Tucson 9-1-1 dispatchers received a single call reporting smoke and flames coming from the rear of a commercial building in the 1200 b…

OVPD HiVE deployment

OVPD HiVE deployment

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The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) will continue with its High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) efforts during the month of March on Oracle …

Easy DIY Projects for Fun Summer Moments

Easy DIY Projects for Fun Summer Moments

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With warm weather here, now is the time to tackle those seasonal do-it-yourself projects. By getting a jump start on your home improvement pro…

Northwest Chatter

I don’t understand

I don’t understand

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Like many, I was saddened last week to hear about the 2-year-old boy who died in Atlanta after his dad left him in a hot car all day. 

Marana Town Talk: Appreciative of support for annual event

Marana Town Talk: Appreciative of support for annual event

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Thousands attend our town events every year. From the excitement of our annual fireworks show to the magic of our Christmas tree lighting cere…

Primetime Review: Marvel continues to build with “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Primetime Review: Marvel continues to build with “Guardians of the Galaxy”

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By now the 2014 summer movie season is in full swing, and we have seen our fair share of action packed adventures. There is one upcoming film,…

Such the Spot - Why you shouldn't judge a book by its cover

Such the Spot - Why you shouldn't judge a book by its cover

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We started reading to my son when he was six weeks old. It sounds a little strange, I know, but I’d read about the benefits of reading to a ba…

On the Menu - Popular international cuisine

On the Menu - Popular international cuisine

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In the movie "Chef," which is currently playing in Tucson theaters, a chef leaves his job at a Los Angeles restaurant following a berating fro…

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  • Oro Valley councilman Brendan Burns indicted on counts of disorderly conduct, burglary with knife

    Oro Valley councilman Brendan Burns indicted on counts of disorderly conduct, burglary with knife

    Oro Valley councilman Brendan Burns has been indicted on counts of first-degree burglary, a class two felony, and disorderly conduct/domestic violence, a class six felony.

  • Prime Time Review: North Korea threatens war over movie

    Prime Time Review: North Korea threatens war over movie

    The hermit nation of North Korea has recently proclaimed its newest round of threats towards the United States. This time however, the nation is not concerned about military issues or demonstrations, but a Hollywood movie. The always radical and unpredictable country threatens a “resolute and merciless response against the United States” and calls the release of a single film “reckless U.S. provocative insanity”, labeling it an act of war.

  • Oro Valley streamlines housing development, approves new town building

    Oro Valley streamlines housing development, approves new town building

    At the request of the WLB Group, the Oro Valley Town Council voted unanimously to modify the review process for the Kai Naranja Development.

  • Foothills couple shot leaving apartment

    Foothills couple shot leaving apartment

    27-year-old Harold High and 22-year-old Angelique Williams were leaving their apartment complex at 4500 E. Sunrise Drive around 1 a.m. on June 7, when an unknown subject shot multiple times at their vehicle.

  • Banner Health to acquire UA Health Network

    Banner Health to acquire UA Health Network

    Phoenix-headquartered Banner Health has reached an agreement with the University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN) and the University of Arizona (UA) to create a statewide health care organization and a comprehensive model for academic medicine. 

  • ‘America: Imagine The World Without Her’ - Political film sparks controversy

    ‘America: Imagine The World Without Her’ - Political film sparks controversy

    This controversial political film from directors Dinesh D’Souza and John Sullivan will invoke vastly different reactions from audience members.  Many will find the film a patriotic, yet underreported, story on how our nation has prospered from our early years due to innovation, entrepreneurship, and capitalism--emerging as not only the wealthiest nation on the planet, but also the most generous.  Just as many other viewers will leave the theaters feeling jilted by a political infomercial disguised as a documentary.  Lastly, some moviegoers may be introduced to several political hot-button issues for the first time, and left reflecting on D’Souza’s historical data points on subjects such as relations with Mexico and Native Americans, slavery, imperialism, and capitalism.  Regardless of a person’s position or thoughts on these subjects, this film accomplishes one significant feat—it empowers people to formulate one’s beliefs and positions, squaring the movie’s interpretation with their own life experiences.

  • Couple shot  leaving an apartment complex

    Couple shot leaving an apartment complex

    On July 7, 2014, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Rincon District deputies responded to the apartment complex located at 4500 E. Sunrise Drive reference shots fired. When deputies arrived, they learned 27-year-old Harold High and 22-year-old Angelique Williams were leaving the apartment complex when an unknown subject fired multiple times at their vehicle. Although injured, they were able to exit the vehicle and hide until deputies arrived.

  • Oro Valley town, police launch mobile applications

    Oro Valley town, police launch mobile applications

    Though she had never built a mobile application before, Oro Valley’s Lisa Gallardo volunteered to step up and learn how. In doing so, she kept the process in house, helping to keep costs low.

  • Local officers endure "Ice Water Challenge" to raise money for charity

    Local officers endure "Ice Water Challenge" to raise money for charity

    A recent Internet theme and challenge among firefighters and police officers has been circulating to help raise money for charities. The challenge: have a bucket of ice water dumped on your head or pay $100 to a local charity. Local servants have been doing both.

  • ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ dazzles

    ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ dazzles

    The cast returns in this sequel to the 2010 “How to Train Your Dragon” movie, providing viewers with a hard-edged storyline.  Very quickly in the film it’s apparent that “Dragon 2” is at least on par, if not better, than the original journey.  Writer and director Dean DeBlois establishes all the familiar characters for moviegoers to pick-up right where they left off in the previous film.  The most significant ploy by DeBlois, though, is his masterful narrative that makes this animated movie enjoyable for adults and children alike.

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