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World Fighting Federation celebrates achievements before Oct. 1 Tucson show

World Fighting Federation celebrates achievements before Oct. 1 Tucson show

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Having celebrated its landmark 30th event in Chandler, Ariz. less than a month ago, one of Arizona’s premier mixed martial arts promotions, th…

‘I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change’ coming to Oro Valley this month

‘I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change’ coming to Oro Valley this month

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Fresh off a successful run at the Alliance Performance Center of Tucson (APCOT), the Roadrunner Theatre Company is partnering with The Gasligh…

Alison Brie joining cast of “G.L.O.W.”

Alison Brie joining cast of “G.L.O.W.”

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One of Netflix’s recently announced original shows has found its leading lady.

Hip-hop watch: MF Dem?

Hip-hop watch: MF Dem?

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In the age of the internet releasing new singles, collaborations, mix-tapes and even full albums can be done in minutes – giving fans the musi…

'Battlefield 1' announced: Set in WW1

'Battlefield 1' announced: Set in WW1

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Love it or hate it, Electronic Arts’ “Battlefield” first-person shooter video game franchise has been one of the most popular entries into the…

'Far Harbor' coming May 19

'Far Harbor' coming May 19

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Despite a new quest line and some system improvements across two downloadable content packages, “Fallout 4” has yet to receive its first full-…

LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam’ may actually be happening

LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam’ may actually be happening

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The idea of LeBron James starring in a sequel to the 1996 live-action/animated children’s classic “Space Jam” has floated around the internet …

Star Fox Zero Review: New game falls short of being best entry in series

Star Fox Zero Review: New game falls short of being best entry in series

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The Star Fox series has seen quite a few developers over the course of its history. Nintendo developed the most well known and loved installme…

Olympic gold medalist & UFC fighter returns to where his MMA career began

Olympic gold medalist & UFC fighter returns to where his MMA career began

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Inspirational figure, youngest Olympic gold medal wrestler in history, mixed martial arts fighter - Henry “The Messenger” Cejudo has had the h…

DOOM: Closed Beta First Impressions

DOOM: Closed Beta First Impressions

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Ten years ago, arena shooters used to reign supreme as the most played online first person shooters. Thousands of people were glued to their c…

Mixed martial arts live in Tucson

Mixed martial arts live in Tucson

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Twenty men, ten fights, twenty pairs gloves - and one cage.

UPDATE: AMC Entertainment CEO: texting-friendly movie theaters a possibility

UPDATE: AMC Entertainment CEO: texting-friendly movie theaters a possibility

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"NO TEXTING AT AMC. Won't happen. You spoke. We listened. Quickly, that idea has been sent to the cutting room floor."

Gamer hits level 100 in ‘World of Warcraft’ on dancepad

Gamer hits level 100 in ‘World of Warcraft’ on dancepad

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Well, now we’ve seen it all.

UFC Fighter calls cop 'pig' and 'f-ing liar' during traffic stop

UFC Fighter calls cop 'pig' and 'f-ing liar' during traffic stop

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It seems as though mixed martial artist and Ultimate Championship former light heavyweight champ Jon “Bones” Jones just can’t keep himself out…

Minnesota rapper reappears with new single

Minnesota rapper reappears with new single

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Minneapolis, Minn. based rapper-producer Kyle Smith, better known by his stage name Cecil Otter, hasn’t released any solo material since putti…

New clip of "The Jungle Book" offers glimpse of Shere Khan

New clip of "The Jungle Book" offers glimpse of Shere Khan

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Based on the classic collection of stories by British novelist and literary mastermind Rudyard Kipling, director Jon Favreau will be retelling…

Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament Review

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When it comes to the fighting game genre, there are plenty of high quality choices for people to choose from. Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, a…

Not so shocking: Gene Simmons hates rap music

Not so shocking: Gene Simmons hates rap music

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Aging rocker voices concerns regarding the current state of affairs in the music industry

Indiana Jones and the never-ending well of money

Indiana Jones and the never-ending well of money

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Get your hat and whip ready; Disney recently announced that everyone’s favorite archaeologist - Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones – will be returning …

Kendrick Lamar on top of Billboard 200 with ‘untitled unmastered’

Kendrick Lamar on top of Billboard 200 with ‘untitled unmastered’

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Kendrick Lamar’s “untitled unmastered” released earlier this month, a surprise from the Compton, Calif. native, and the album instantly set th…

Northwest Chatter

Get a life – Insurance, that is

Get a life – Insurance, that is

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Though mortality remains alive and well, fewer U.S. residents own life insurance policies nowadays. 

El Conquistador Tennis creates community on the courts

El Conquistador Tennis creates community on the courts

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When the Town of Oro Valley purchased the El Conquistador Country Club and its golf and tennis facilities, we all felt the storm of mixed emot…

My View: The voters spoke

My View: The voters spoke

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I yelled into my mailbox today and heard a deafening echo. For the first time in months, this newspaper hasn’t received a letter to the editor…

Monsoon seasons ushers in aerial buffelgrass spraying and protest

Monsoon seasons ushers in aerial buffelgrass spraying and protest

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With summer monsoon rains comes the greening up of buffelgrass, a non-native invasive bunchgrass that chokes out native plants and creates a s…

Why does the outdoor recreation community ignore horseback riders?

Why does the outdoor recreation community ignore horseback riders?

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The cover of a recent outdoor-gear catalog featured two men on horseback looking cool and competent. Marvelous, I said to myself: An outdoor r…

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  • Mountain View renames field for coaching legend

    Mountain View renames field for coaching legend

    As part of their thirtieth  anniversary celebration, Mountain View High School honored the first man to guide their football team. During last Friday night’s homecoming celebration the school named the field after legendary coach Wayne Jones. 

  • Mayor Hiremath lays out town's plan to Jewish Community

    Mayor Hiremath lays out town's plan to Jewish Community

    When Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath took office in 2010 the town was at a crossroads.

  • Bruggeman creating a legacy at Canyon Del Oro High School

    Bruggeman creating a legacy at Canyon Del Oro High School

    Several weeks into her eighth year at Canyon del Oro High School, 29-year-old history teacher Elizabeth Bruggeman looked back at the beginning of her career, when the University of Arizona graduate was at the helm of a class all her own.

  • El Conquistador Tennis creates community on the courts

    El Conquistador Tennis creates community on the courts

    When the Town of Oro Valley purchased the El Conquistador Country Club and its golf and tennis facilities, we all felt the storm of mixed emotions that naturally results whenever people are faced with change and transition. But when a change occurs, we have two choices: 1. Deny and resist, or 2. Be a productive part of the prospect for improvement.

  • Park dedicated to much-loved Ann Day

    Park dedicated to much-loved Ann Day

    A bright, calm Saturday morning at the park: children playing out on the lush, green grass, dogs racing across the open terrain and family members preparing for a kid’s birthday party: The perfect setting to commemorate and honor the life and work of Ann Day, the former Arizona state lawmaker and Pima County supervisor.

  • There’s a home for your kitchen scraps besides the landfill

    There’s a home for your kitchen scraps besides the landfill

    Before Shannon Sartin returned home to Tucson, she noticed a program in Seattle that collected kitchen scraps as part of a city-wide compost effort.

  • Marana contributes to wildlife corridors

    Marana contributes to wildlife corridors

    The Marana Town Council approved funding for its portion of five wildlife corridors to be built as part of the Tangerine Road expansion project last week.

  • Police and fire keeping the community’s smallest passengers safe

    Police and fire keeping the community’s smallest passengers safe

    Last week was designated “Child Passenger Safety Week,” and several first responders organizations within northwest Tucson came together to make sure that the youngest members of the community were strapped safely and securely within their seats—and that their guardians were educated on proper technique by our community’s bravest.

  • ‘Tombstone-Rashomon’ to be filmed at Old Tucson

    ‘Tombstone-Rashomon’ to be filmed at Old Tucson

    It’s one of those intriguing tales that can be told over and over without losing its edge. That said, the legend of Tombstone — specifically as it relates to the Earps and OK Corral gunfight — has never been told like this. 

  • Garden lovers prepared, Tohono Chul gearing up for Fall Plant Sale

    Garden lovers prepared, Tohono Chul gearing up for Fall Plant Sale

    The fall equinox is now in the rearview and the Tucson area can finally say goodbye to summer and welcome fall – the name adopted locally for the brief window of temperate climate before dipping into the morning frost of desert winter.

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