Photo courtesy of Dirk Lammers, AP.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—One in five people in the U.S. has some sort of learning disability like dyslexia, yet experts say that for many children, the problem remains undiagnosed far longer than it should. Recognizing the early signals of such learning differences can be extremely important for a child’s success in school and life.
Experts have found that early detection and intervention can be extremely beneficial for children who are showing signs of dyslexia. (NAPS)
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 11:00 pm
A warning period for Pima County's speed enforcement program
began Monday at 10 locations, and runs through Monday, May 25, when
citations are being issued.
Friday, May 10, 2013 10:20 am
The Oro Valley Police Department would like to inform the public about a telephone scam involving the impersonation of a police officer.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 12:00 am
Oro Valley officials recently sent an e-mail
to all town employees notifying them of the restrictions against
active participation in local political campaigns.
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 12:00 am
Sometime in your life, "you are going to
become a victim" of identity theft, according to a public affairs
specialist for an identity protection company.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 1:29 pm
The Tucson Police Departments Fraud/Economic Crimes Unit would like to notify the public of certain types of schemes that are currently being used to defraud victims of money. The schemes can involve any of the following scenarios:
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 9:40 am
Safety on the road is no accident. For example, when a warning light illuminates on a car’s dashboard, it is alerting you to a situation that requires your attention.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 9:15 am
Most of us need driver license services at one time or another. Unfortunately, scam artists are trying to cash in on a service that so many depend on and are out to take your money and your identification, if you’re not careful.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:00 am
Worthless service contracts sold by the vehicle service contract
(VSC) industry have cost consumers millions of dollars nationwide,
a Better Business Bureau study concludes.
Thursday, February 10, 2011 6:00 am
In a hurry to get your refund? Some tax preparers offer tax
refund anticipation loans, often marketed as “rapid refunds” in the
form of checks or “gift” debit cards. Better Business Bureau
advises consumers to be wary of these costly loans. They deliver
refunds only slightly faster than the IRS.
Friday, November 19, 2010 12:00 am
Thousands of cyclists plan to converge on area streets this
Saturday, Nov. 20 for the annual El Tour de Tucson bicycle
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am
The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona warns of a
potential travel company scam targeting residents in the Tucson
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 11:00 pm
On Monday morning, Coronado K-8 School
Principal Monica Nelson prepared to give reduction-in-force
notifications to 33 of her 65 teachers, telling them they might not
have a job next year.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Nicole Melin works with fifth-grader James Shaft in a small reading group Monday afternoon at Coronado K-8 School. Among other things, small groups like this might be consolidated or eliminated next year as Amphitheater School District manages a declining budget.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Sixth graders Emily Salazar and Jaycee Culberson work in art class on their sarcophagi projects. The students' art class coincides with their social studies curriculum on Egypt.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:00 am
The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona last week sent
out an admonition warning consumers of a possible scam involving a
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:00 pm
As a family physician for nearly 30 years, specializing in
wellness and prevention of disease, and as a doctor who has worked
in an economically compromised community in Tucson, I feel that it
is my duty to my community and to my country that I warn the
President and the Congress of what will happen if they chose to
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 11:00 pm
Last week's rainfall was unusual for Southern Arizona in late
May, and it brings with it the opportunity for mosquito breeding
and the possible spread of West Nile Virus.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 12:00 am
The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona warns consumers
against spending too much for fairly common memorabilia items
associated with the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 12:00 am
It looks like Governor Napolitano will be heading to D.C. in
January, taking her veto pen with her. Republicans are licking
their chops in anticipation, counting the days until their bills
find a more hospitable welcome on Gov. Jan Brewer’s desk.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 11:00 pm
The Better Business Bureau issued this warning to sports, music,
and theater fans: Beware of online ticket sales.
Thursday, July 31, 2008 11:00 pm
In a July 23 letter to executives of the development company
Vestar, Oro Valley Town Manager David Andrews accused the company
of flouting town codes and taxing its staff, as well as putting
residents at risk.