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Elton John partnering with YouTube to host video contest

Elton John partnering with YouTube to host video contest

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Have you ever stayed up late at night making your own music video, taking the inspiration felt from the work of one of your favorite artists t…

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 …

Northwest Chatter

Didn’t we make a promise?

Didn’t we make a promise?

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Over the weekend many of us saw protests break out at most large-city airports, such as JFK in New York City and San Francisco. The protesters…

Building community: Maybe it does start at home

Building community: Maybe it does start at home

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My son is 15 years old, and everyday I think about how lucky I am to have such a unique child in my life who brings me joy. But like many pare…

Devil’s in the details: Living in reality with the Governor’s budget

Devil’s in the details: Living in reality with the Governor’s budget

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Governor Ducey’s new budget again shortchanges both students and teachers.  A report from Capitol Media Services on the 13th of this month, re…

Shake those branches

Shake those branches

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It isn’t unusual for newspapers to receive calls from different citizens airing their concerns or providing information on potential stories. …

“Walk the Block” with OV on Feb. 11 and learn about the new Oro Valley Main Streets project

“Walk the Block” with OV on Feb. 11 and learn about the new Oro Valley Main Streets project

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Editor's Note: This event has been rescheduled from Jan. 21 to Feb. 11 due to the weather forecasts for the weekend.  

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  • Marana development on the rise in 2017 with new projects and new businesses

    Marana development on the rise in 2017 with new projects and new businesses

    Marana will be a busy place in 2017 from a development standpoint. There are a number of big projects in every section of the town. Some are town projects, while many others are being undertaken by the private sector, including a number of new businesses coming to the region. 

  • Top Golf coming to Marana

    Top Golf coming to Marana

    Top Golf is coming to the area behind Costco that was occupied by the Practice Tee. The multi-tier golf center is geared as much to nongolf fans as it is golf fans. 

  • Turns out the magical mystery dam in Santa Cruz River was not much of a mystery afterall

    Turns out the magical mystery dam in Santa Cruz River was not much of a mystery afterall

    In terms of mysteries, the “Mystery of the Santa Cruz Dam” will never rival those tales crafted by Agatha Christie or Raymond Chandler, in fact it was no mystery at all, but for a few days last week a new dam in the river raised some questions. 

  • Marana Prepares for Growth with Major Infrastructure Projects

    Marana Prepares for Growth with Major Infrastructure Projects

    The Town of Marana has enjoyed considerable growth in recent years. In order to manage that growth effectively, we are currently committed to a number of key projects that improve our infrastructure and aim to ensure a high quality of life for all Marana residents, including those who don’t even live here yet!

  • Northwest Fire’s new hires reflect area demographics

    Northwest Fire’s new hires reflect area demographics

    In early September Northwest Fire went about hiring a new batch of firefighters. Unlike previous classes, the fire district wanted to create an opportunity for anyone in the community to have a shot at joining the ranks. That first “green” class was finalized late last month. 

  • Osteoporosis 101: What every woman needs to know [Infographic]

    (BPT) - Women make up more than 80 percent of the 200 million people who suffer from osteoporosis worldwide. This chronic bone disease, characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, can lead to a heightened risk of fractures and can seriously impact quality of life. By understanding the facts and getting tested, women can understand their risk and take action to protect their bones.

  • Spring Festival of the Arts returning to Oro Valley this weekend

    Spring Festival of the Arts returning to Oro Valley this weekend

    One of the largest and most captivating arts festivals found anywhere in Southern Arizona is soon to make a return to Oro Valley when the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) hosts the Spring Festival of the Arts this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25 and 26.

  • Remembering Oro Valley’s first citizen of the year, a man of many illusions

    Remembering Oro Valley’s first citizen of the year, a man of many illusions

    Unzipping a well-folded Ziploc bag filled with photographs, newspaper clippings and other printed memories she had retrieved from a nearby dresser drawer, Reva Knapp pulled a few of the pictures out with a sad smile and placed the rest next to a photo album already lying on the table. Each featured an older man with a slight, but infectious smile: her husband of 56 years, Jay, who passed away in December.

  • Fourth annual Chinese Spring Festival a smashing success at Sunrise Drive

    Fourth annual Chinese Spring Festival a smashing success at Sunrise Drive

    Earlier this month, Sunrise Drive Elementary School played host to hundreds of students, families, friends and teachers to celebrate Chinese culture and a sense of community at the fourth annual Chinese Spring Festival. Dancing to traditional music, performing choir pieces, playing games and making cultural connections, attendees spent an evening abroad at the inclusive, student-centered learning center.

  • Conventional and alternative therapies for pain management subject of March 1 UA lecture

    Conventional and alternative therapies for pain management subject of March 1 UA lecture

    More than 100 million Americans, about a third of the population, suffer from chronic pain. More people are affected by chronic pain than by heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined, and at a cost of more than $600 billion a year in medical treatments and lost productivity.