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Ways to Keep Your Community Safer

Ways to Keep Your Community Safer

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Whether you’re single and live on your own, or you’re raising a family, feeling secure in your community is likely an important priority to yo…

How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

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Everyone faces setbacks in life. While those personal obstacles can lead to disappointing outcomes, they can also be harnessed into personal m…

Tips to Generate a Second Income

Tips to Generate a Second Income

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In today’s economy, a full-time job is no guarantee that a second income won’t be necessary to live a comfortable lifestyle or save for the future.

Tips for Saving for Retirement in Your 20s

Tips for Saving for Retirement in Your 20s

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In your 20s, you may think you have all the time in the world to save for retirement.  It can be tempting to spend your entire paycheck, parti…

Why your kid shouldn’t be guzzling energy drinks

Why your kid shouldn’t be guzzling energy drinks

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Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated wi…

Elephant calf born at Reid Park Zoo

Elephant calf born at Reid Park Zoo

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Reid Park Zoo announces that Semba, a 24-year old African Elephant, successfully delivered a female calf at 10:55 p.m. last night Both mother …

Five Good Reasons to Replace Your Old AC in Fall

Five Good Reasons to Replace Your Old AC in Fall

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Before you turn off your AC system for the season, consider having it checked out by a certified contractor. If it’s older or has been giving …

OV woman who killed her son sentenced to 10.5 years in prison

OV woman who killed her son sentenced to 10.5 years in prison

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On August 18, Donna Rose Smith accepted a plea agreement in the death of her son, Patrick Michael Smith.

Americans Not Getting Enough Relaxation Time

Americans Not Getting Enough Relaxation Time

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Nearly all Americans understand that relaxation time is essential to good health, yet most of us don’t spend nearly enough time unwinding duri…

Regular Exercise Can Help Kids Do Better in School

Regular Exercise Can Help Kids Do Better in School

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Physical activity may not be the first thing parents or teachers think about when they want to boost a child’s academic performance, but evide…

Model airplane air show Saturday in Oro Valley

Model airplane air show Saturday in Oro Valley

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In honor of National Model Aviation Day, The Sonoran Desert Flyers will be putting on a demonstration and air show this Saturday, Aug. 16 from…

Beaver’s Band Box suspect sentenced to 14 years in prison

Beaver’s Band Box suspect sentenced to 14 years in prison

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Since August 2012, the Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) Criminal Investigations Unit, along with the Tucson Airport Authority Police Depart…

Gubernatorial Candidate: Ken Bennett

Gubernatorial Candidate: Ken Bennett

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Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has the most political experience of any of the candidates in the race. Bennett first ran for the Presc…

Gubernatorial Candidate: Doug Ducey

Gubernatorial Candidate: Doug Ducey

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After he retired from his job as CEO of Cold Stone Creamery, Doug Ducey decided he wanted to get into politics. He won the Arizona Treasurer’s…

Gubernatorial Candidate: Scott Smith

Gubernatorial Candidate: Scott Smith

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After retiring from a job heading up a homebuilding company for about a decade, Scott Smith spent six years as mayor of Mesa, where he develop…

Gubernatorial Candidate: Christine Jones

Gubernatorial Candidate: Christine Jones

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Christine Jones decided to get into politics after retiring from her job as general counsel for GoDaddy.com, the Scottsdale-based Internet gia…

The eyes have it: The ABCs of annual eye exams

The eyes have it: The ABCs of annual eye exams

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If you’re lucky to have had good vision all your life, you’ve probably skipped having regular eye exams—but there are some crystal-clear reaso…

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…

Northwest Chatter

The words I would love to hear

The words I would love to hear

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In recent weeks, I had the opportunity to interview the granddaughter of former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Nina Roosevelt Gibson.

Primetime Review: Hacker leaks hundreds of celebrity’s nude photos

Primetime Review: Hacker leaks hundreds of celebrity’s nude photos

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The age of technology can be a scary one. While it seems, on the surface, being able to share, store and access your personal information, fin…

Guest Column: DuVal’s tuition hikes take center stage

Guest Column: DuVal’s tuition hikes take center stage

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Democrats wanted to make college affordability a big political issue this year almost as much as NBC wanted David Gregory off “Meet the Press.”

Marana Town Talk: Marking a solemn occasion by taking action

Marana Town Talk: Marking a solemn occasion by taking action

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This time of year marks a solemn occasion for anyone who believes in the unquestionable power of freedom and liberty.

On the Menu - It's time to celebrate Arizona Restaurant Week

On the Menu - It's time to celebrate Arizona Restaurant Week

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The local culinary community is preparing to celebrate Arizona Restaurant Week, Sept. 19 through Sept. 28, and a common thread seems to be wea…

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  • ‘The November Man’ - Brosnan re-cast in familiar assassin spy role

    ‘The November Man’ - Brosnan re-cast in familiar assassin spy role

    Former James Bond 007 actor Pierce Brosnan returns to the world of professional assassins in this film based off the bestselling “November Man” book series by Bill Granger.  In “The November Man” Brosnan plays Peter Devereaux, an ex-CIA agent who earned the nickname of the movie’s title for always leaving an unmistakable path of death and destruction behind him.  Brosnan’s Devereaux is forced out of retirement and back into the field to help save an undercover agent and secure intelligence information. Directed by Roger Donaldson (“No Way Out” in 1987), “The November Man” is an espionage thriller that could have been ripped straight off of the front page of today’s newspapers. 

  • Golder Ranch Fire District swift-water rescue responses

    Golder Ranch Fire District swift-water rescue responses

    Numerous fire districts and police departments were busy Monday with the barrage of rescues that came as a result of a storm. Golder Ranch Fire District personnel responded to multiple swift-water rescues in all portions of the district including Catalina, Oro Valley, and State Route 79.

  • Oro Valley council makes exceptions for local businesses

    Oro Valley council makes exceptions for local businesses

    On Sept. 3, the Oro Valley Town Council rezoned and approved the development of a store that will have a functional water feature. The council also approved the use of larger banner signs that will be along Ina Road to promote Tohono Chul Park.

  • Guest Column: DuVal’s tuition hikes take center stage

    Guest Column: DuVal’s tuition hikes take center stage

    Democrats wanted to make college affordability a big political issue this year almost as much as NBC wanted David Gregory off “Meet the Press.”

  • Pima County bond initiative to help Pima Animal Care Center

    Pima County bond initiative to help Pima Animal Care Center

    Voters will decide in the November election whether or not to approve a $22.34 million bond to fund upgrades for the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC).

  • No Joy for Pusch Ridge Christian Academy

    No Joy for Pusch Ridge Christian Academy

    Glendale’s Joy Christian won the field position battle and made a smart tactical move and that led to their 28-6 road win over Pusch Ridge Christian last Friday night.

  • Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley Hospital among data breach victims

    Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley Hospital among data breach victims

    Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital are among the medical facilities under parent company Community Health Systems (CHS) to have been impacted by a cyber attack that is said to have compromised the personal information of approximately 4.5 million medical patients across the nation.

  • Meditation matters to your brain

    Meditation matters to your brain

    Regular meditation has proven benefits for your brain, which in turn can sharpen your memory, boost your mood, and even make you more compassionate toward others. That’s right: the act of sitting quietly for a period of time and focusing on your breath or a mantra or image can have a positive physical impact on your brain.

  • Ironwood Ridge/CDO game postponed

    Ironwood Ridge/CDO game postponed

    The so called “Oro Valley Superbowl” winner will have to wait an extra 15 hours to be crowned. Weather delayed and later postponed the game, which will finish up at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

  • Pima County granted $5 million for intermodal rail facility

    Pima County granted $5 million for intermodal rail facility

    The Pima County Board of Supervisors accepted a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation in a 4-0 vote during last week’s meeting. The money will go toward improvements to the Port of Tucson Container Export Rail Facility.

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