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Let’s pay for performance

Let’s pay for performance

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Congress as a whole is broken, America’s executive branch is dysfunctional and we Americans are forced to do nothing more than watch, and reac…

Prime Time Review: Two upcoming shows hip-hop heads should not miss

Prime Time Review: Two upcoming shows hip-hop heads should not miss

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The summer has fully engulfed our city, bringing with it sweltering heat and burning winds. As the days get hotter and hotter, many are lookin…

On the Menu: Kingfisher's southern cuisine

On the Menu: Kingfisher's southern cuisine

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When lyricists write about the south, you can most assuredly expect at least one food and beverage reference.

What is she wearing?

What is she wearing?

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I have always been frustrated with the fact that female politicians are not always judged by their priorities, voting record and loyalty to co…

Prime Time Review: ‘Goosebumps’ film  coming next summer

Prime Time Review: ‘Goosebumps’ film coming next summer

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The highly regarded San Diego Comic Con event never disappoints when it hits the west coast every July. The buzz around the event is not witho…

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  • Marana area motorcycle accident

    Marana area motorcycle accident

    Northwest Fire District units responded to the area of Grier Road and Galleno Ave, near Marana and Interstate 10,   just after 6:00pm Friday night after a motorcyclist lost control of his bike and crashed into a tree.  Another rider on a separate motorcycle called 9-1-1 to report the incident.  The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the accident.

  • OV mayor requests investigation of fellow councilman

    OV mayor requests investigation of fellow councilman

    An investigation will likely be under way soon to determine whether or not Oro Valley Councilman Brendan Burns can continue to serve while living outside the town boundaries. 

  • La Cañada road construction delays

    La Cañada road construction delays

    The delayed North La Cañada Drive widening project is now costing its contractor $2,500 a day.

  • Snap Fitness intern makes most of opportunity

    Snap Fitness intern makes most of opportunity

    Little did Jon Marshall know, but when he agreed to take on an intern from the Chapel Haven West program he was going to get a lot more. Marshall not only got a hard worker, but he got someone to mentor. 

  • Upset with Oro Valley Police

    Please afford an Oro Valley citizen time to vent.  I was just stopped by an Oro Valley motorcycle officer for the third time in less than a year.  My egregious crime? 41 mph in a 30 mph zone.  Another 200 dollar or so ticket.  I should establish a Bill Pay account to the city of Oro Valley for $200 a month.  

  • The man behind the shorts

    The man behind the shorts

    He has been assaulted, had a cup of urine thrown at him, had drivers try and hit him, been flashed by a car full of girls and even shot at, all while simply jogging to release stress and gain the health benefits that come along with exercise.

  • Craig Sawyer: From the military to the big screen

    Craig Sawyer: From the military to the big screen

    Since his 2013 appearance on Animal Planet’s “Rhino Wars,” Oro Valley resident and retired Navy Seal Craig “Sawman” Sawyer has been keeping plenty busy.

  • QuikTrip looks to serve more than typical gas station food

    QuikTrip looks to serve more than typical gas station food

    Recently, QuikTrip gas station officially launched its national made-to-order kitchen menu during an invite-only event, held at the company’s newest location in Tucson.

  • Near-drowning in Oro Valley, water safety encouraged by officials

    Near-drowning in Oro Valley, water safety encouraged by officials

    A 16-month old child was still hospitalized late last week after a near-drowning incident that took place in Oro Valley on July 22. 

  • Coach Factory store to open at the Foothills Mall

    Coach Factory store to open at the Foothills Mall

     Foothills Mall, the popular regional shopping and entertainment center located in northwest Tucson, announced today Coach Factory Store, the leading American marketer of fine accessories and gifts including handbags, small leather goods, footwear, watches, scarves and sunglasses, among other famed merchandise lines, will open a limited-time-only “pop-up” location at the mall exclusively for the summer 2014 season.

PCC reaches milestone, submits key document to accreditor

PCC reaches milestone, submits key document to accreditor

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Pima Community College today reached a milestone as it requests continued accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission, sending its accre…

Snap Fitness intern makes most of opportunity

Snap Fitness intern makes most of opportunity

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Little did Jon Marshall know, but when he agreed to take on an intern from the Chapel Haven West program he was going to get a lot more. Marsh…

Oro Valley’s Art at the Ranch

Oro Valley’s Art at the Ranch

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For two sessions from June through July, Oro Valley held its Art at the Ranch recreational program where kids explored all forms of art at the…

Fresh is the best

Fresh is the best

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Every Thursday Continental Ranch hosts their own farmers market. For four hours, between 25-35 vendors serve up a wide variety of goods and crafts. 

OV mayor requests investigation of fellow councilman

OV mayor requests investigation of fellow councilman

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An investigation will likely be under way soon to determine whether or not Oro Valley Councilman Brendan Burns can continue to serve while liv…

Red Rock resident dreams of being in ‘Star Wars’

Red Rock resident dreams of being in ‘Star Wars’

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Being a self-proclaimed “Star Wars” super fan, local radio personality, Obi Won Kenobi, is hoping to fulfill a dream by being cast in the empi…

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play Oro Valley Police Ice Water Challenge

Oro Valley Police Ice Water Challenge

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Oro Valley Police Department's PIO Kara Riley was called out by Tucson Police Department in an Icewater Challenge. The challenge is to be doused in icewater, or donated $100 to a charity of their choice.

play MOS: Monsoon Season

MOS: Monsoon Season

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We asked the community about the Monsoon Season.

play MOS: Father's Day

MOS: Father's Day

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We asked the community what word best describe's their fathers.

play MOS: Dealing with the heat

MOS: Dealing with the heat

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We asked the community how they deal with the summer heat.

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