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Arts for All announces first annual art sale wipe out

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On Wednesday, Aug. 16, just after 3:00 p.m., Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the CVS store located at 4748 E. Sunrise Drive for a report of a theft. Upon arrival, deputies learned two female suspects entered the store and taken multiple bottles of liquor from a locked …

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Falling is not a normal part of aging. Although preventable, one in three adults over the age of 65 falls every year, and falling is the leading cause of death by injury in older persons. 

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The Pima County Board of Supervisors was informed last week via an attorney’s opinion that it could not censure District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller after she posted a now-controversial comment on Facebook regarding race relations.

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Banner Health career open house on Thursday

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Tucson resident Gregg Ruppel traveled to his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri to capture an image of the total solar eclipse. Send your photos to readerphotos@tucsonlocalmedia.com. Please include your name, contact information and details about the photo, including who took it, where it was t…

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‘Beyond Cancer: Finding Spirit’ event this Saturday

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Whether you are a long-time artist or find yourself sitting in front of an easel for the first time, pursuing a creative endeavor is good for all aspects of your health—particularly in the later years. Older adults who actively participate in creative pursuits have shown improved physical an…

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Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan told the crowd at the Marana Chamber of Commerce’s recent community and regional update that she isn’t a fan of waking up at 5 a.m. 

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Bethany Papajohn, principal of Leman Academy of Excellence in Oro Valley, asked a room full of fourth graders who their composer of study for the month was.

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The University of Arizona is launching Ideas to Doors, a brand-new conference focused on retail and brand startups. Participants are invited to converse with successful entrepreneurs at the Fox Theatre on Friday, Sept. 15 for a business conference meant to inspire and instruct students and p…

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Tucson’s art season began not with a flash but a shadow, when the full moon crossed the blazing Arizona sun one dazzling morning last week. The unfolding of the eclipse was slow and sensuous, as the moon blocked the sun’s light bit by bit. After covering 60 percent of our solar system’s very…

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So far you’ve outlasted the crazy events of the past year and have landed at the precipice of a new theater season. You should probably be well-informed before you step into a seemingly gravity-dictated freefall, because it’s one in which laws of nature are questioned, bent, scoffed at, and …

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Todd Parr, the New York Times bestselling author of children’s books like Love the World, The Family Book and It’s Okay To Be Different will be speaking at the Pima County Public Library on Oct. 28.  It’s hard to imagine a more wholesome and pleasant experience than attending this event (spo…

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Organizations and individuals working with people in poverty can gain insight into their challenges and strengths at a Sept. 9 workshop at the Abrams Public Health Center, 3950 S. Country Club Road, offered by Pima County’s Ending Poverty Now Program.

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Terry Alexander addressed excited families, on last Thursday evening about the new orchestra program at Catalina Foothills Unified School District elementary schools. The orchestra director is bright and charming, and she exudes joy when talking about teaching music.

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A pair of technologies licensed by the University of Arizona to the UA startup Lunewave, Inc. has the potential to make high-end features such as collision avoidance systems and crosswind stabilization more affordable for the average car.

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Food is a necessity, but with the local launch of grocery delivery services Instacart and UberEATS (the food delivery branch of the popular ride service) last week, Tucson residents need not walk farther than the front door to get it.

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The City of Tucson has launched an exciting opportunity to make the most of the city’s existing buildings. Projects are being actively sought for the Adaptive Reuse Program to encourage infill that adapts older, existing buildings for use by business, with benefits including permit fees waiv…

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North side resident Coe Slattery captured this image of multiple night-blooming cereus late last month. Send your photos to readerphotos@tucsonlocalmedia.com. Please include your name, contact information and details about the photo, including who took it, where it was taken and the subject.…

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Dr. Thomas Cornwell has made about 32,700 house calls in his career. In fact, he had eight last Monday alone, one involving a patient who had been in and out of the hospital from February to June. When she started receiving house calls from Dr. Cornwell, July became the first month of 2017 i…

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I knew that my time would eventually come, and turning 50 this summer seemed like the right context for comfortably and confidently ordering my first Singapore Sling.

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Interfaith Community Services fittingly opened its July 25 luncheon with an interfaith invocation led by a Presbyterian reverend, an Episcopalian reverend and a Jewish rabbi in turn. The organization had gathered to announce the addition of its 100th community faith partner, Agape Christian …

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Imagine the ability to explore the bottom of the ocean, fly through the sky, or float through space without leaving the comfort of your home. Thanks to virtual reality systems, you can. Virtual reality (VR) is a digitized world that inserts the user into a new reality through a headset. It i…

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The Tucson Audubon Society has dubbed 2017 “Year of the Hummingbird,” so it’s only natural that their Southeast Arizona Birding Festival would be humming with activity. A veritable comic-con for birders, this event is not to be missed by any Tucsonans who dare to call themselves aviary enthusiasts.

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A Tucson man charged with killing two cyclists and injuring several more pleaded guilty to those deaths as well as lesser charges last Thursday. 

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Advocates and Arizona education officials say they are confident the summer meal program for low-income children will start to climb this summer, after five years of steady declines, which saw meals served drop more than 50 percent.

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A recently released Hispanic small business owner report, the Bank of America 2017 Hispanic Small Business Spotlight, showed that Hispanic small business owners are confident about their growth prospects and anticipate that revenue will increase more than 70 percent in 2017.  

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The desert is blooming at Tohono Chul Park. Send your photos to readerphotos@tucsonlocalmedia.com. Please include your name, contact information and details about the photo, including who took it, where it was taken and the subject. Not all photos can be printed, see other photos online at t…