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He will be missed

He will be missed

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Like many, I was shocked when I heard the news last week that Robin Williams was found dead at age 63. Like many, I was even more shocked when…

Police demeanor, dress make a difference

Police demeanor, dress make a difference

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It took me awhile, rummaging through the photo files on my computer, to locate the pictures I took during an anti-Iraq War march in Portland, …

Community policing as a foundation for public safety in Oro Valley

Community policing as a foundation for public safety in Oro Valley

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For more than 14 years, it has been my pleasure to serve as the Chief of Police for the town of Oro Valley. I consider myself fortunate to wor…

On the Menu - Tucson pitmaster is sweating smoke

On the Menu - Tucson pitmaster is sweating smoke

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To say that Mark Smith has barbeque in his blood may be an understatement, as this Tucson pitmaster is known to say, “When I sweat, I sweat smoke.”

Gamer's Scoop - Electronic Arts announces new “Access” program on Xbox One. Is it enough to dethrone Sony?

Gamer's Scoop - Electronic Arts announces new “Access” program on Xbox One. Is it enough to dethrone Sony?

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EA recently announced the implementation of its EA Access program; a service that will be exclusive to Microsoft’s Xbox One and will allow pla…

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  • Prime Time Review: Waves of “Blackfish” documentary start to hit SeaWorld

    Prime Time Review: Waves of “Blackfish” documentary start to hit SeaWorld

    The cinematic climate is changing in countless ways, but one in particular is affecting the world on a much broader scale. Viral marketing and distribution through avenues such as Netflix has fused with a public hunger for knowledge that is satiated through a surge in documentary filmmaking. The impact of this readily distributed knowledge and information is perhaps more powerful than ever. One company in particular has learned this lesson the hard way. After the release of the popular 2013 documentary “Blackfish”, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. has begun to feel the sting of public opinion.

  • Elephant calf born at Reid Park Zoo

    Elephant calf born at Reid Park Zoo

    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 and calf appear to be doing well, but are spending quiet time in the Click Family Elephant Care Center under the watchful eyes of the elephant team. This is Semba’s third calf, but the first elephant ever born at Reid Park Zoo.

  • A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

    A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

    General Election

  • Mountain View seeks consistency in new season

    Mountain View seeks consistency in new season

    After a few years of instability, Mountain View football seems to be in a good place. After three coaches in three years, Bam McRae has come to the school and put his own stamp on the program. McRae now enters year three and the team is looking for their third straight playoff appearance. 

  • Neighborhood Whole Foods store reopens on northwest side

    Neighborhood Whole Foods store reopens on northwest side

    After a year and a half, northwest-siders will have their neighborhood Whole Foods back.

  • It's time for a new mayor

    At the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum, Mayor Hiremath, said,

  • Once ill himself, med student hopes to heal others

    Once ill himself, med student hopes to heal others

    Tim Cheves has used his own medical issue to motivate him. Cheves, who battled chronic fatigue and immunodeficiency syndrome as well as other issues, is now hoping to help others as a doctor. 

  • Marana Premium Outlets development going forward

    Marana Premium Outlets development going forward

    Starting this summer, Simon Property Group will begin development on a premium outlet mall in Marana at the Twin Peaks/I-10 interchange.

  • Lions optimistic heading into new season

    Lions optimistic heading into new season

    With committed off-season training and coming off a 9-2 record season, the Pusch Ridge Lions football squad is ready to get this season started with 14 seniors leading the way.

  • Community policing as a foundation for public safety in Oro Valley

    Community policing as a foundation for public safety in Oro Valley

    For more than 14 years, it has been my pleasure to serve as the Chief of Police for the town of Oro Valley. I consider myself fortunate to work for an amazing community and to stand beside the honorable men and women of the Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD). Throughout my 36-year career, community policing principles have been the foundation of my role as a police officer, supervisor, manager and leader.

Ride streetcar to UofA football games

Ride streetcar to UofA football games

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University of Arizona football fans have a new transit option for this season’s UA home football games – the Sun Link Tucson Streetcar.  Prior…

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 …

Mountain View seeks consistency in new season

Mountain View seeks consistency in new season

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After a few years of instability, Mountain View football seems to be in a good place. After three coaches in three years, Bam McRae has come t…

Football frenzy

Football frenzy

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In preparation for the 2014 football season, read what the northwest football teams are doing to prepare for their competitions on the gridiron. 

Once ill himself, med student hopes to heal others

Once ill himself, med student hopes to heal others

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Tim Cheves has used his own medical issue to motivate him. Cheves, who battled chronic fatigue and immunodeficiency syndrome as well as other …

Oro Valley to capture additional 500 acre-feet of CAP water

Oro Valley to capture additional 500 acre-feet of CAP water

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The Town of Oro Valley will add 500 acre-feet of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water to its potable water system after the completion of a ble…

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play GoPro: Father/Son Road Trip to Oklahoma's High Point

GoPro: Father/Son Road Trip to Oklahoma's High Point

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We did a father, son, son road trip from Tucson, Ariz., to stand on the highest point in Oklahoma.This is our journey.

play MOS: Back To School

MOS: Back To School

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We asked the community about the new school semester starting.

play Kino College

Kino College

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Kino CollegeEnroll today: http://www.kinocollege.com/

play OV Mayor Candidates Debate

OV Mayor Candidates Debate

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The Oro Valley Mayor Candidates Dr. Satish I. Hiremath, and Pat Straney debated on July 30 at the Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene.

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