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Dave Chappelle returns on Netflix with two specials this month

Dave Chappelle returns on Netflix with two specials this month

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“I’ve been gone for a very long time.”

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

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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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  • Oro Valley snowbirds running, biking and swimming laps around the competition

    Oro Valley snowbirds running, biking and swimming laps around the competition

    When Tim Cronk and Heather Webber retired from their careers as air traffic controllers, the exercise enthusiasts said they began looking for different outlets for their athletic inclinations. First the longtime couple turned to cycling, then skiing and snowboarding, though they would soon enjoy the thrills of rock climbing, base jumping and even develop a taste for skydiving. Though jumping from airplanes and leaping off cliffs contained a fair bit of thrills, they soon found themselves pursuing fitness goals of a different nature: triathlons. What began as recreational swims in a lake near their East Coast home was the beginning of an impressive endurance career for both athletes. 

  • Oro Valley unanimously removes storage prohibition for single property within Steam Pump Village

    Oro Valley unanimously removes storage prohibition for single property within Steam Pump Village

    After a lengthy discussion, both across the dais and from within the community, the Oro Valley town council unanimously gave the green light for a storage facility at Steam Pump Village on Wednesday, March 15.

  • Oro Valley proclaims March 21 World Down Syndrome Day

    Oro Valley proclaims March 21 World Down Syndrome Day

    More than just a regular Tuesday, March 21 is also known as World Down Syndrome Day, the aim of which is to encourage citizens of every community to work together to promote the respect and inclusion of individuals with Down Syndrome as well as celebrate their own contributions to our world. In an effort to aid in the global mission of inclusion and understanding, Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath announced last Wednesday, March 15 that the town would participate in World Down Syndrome Day. Hiremath said Oro Valley always looked to recognize the struggles – and success – of all its residents. 

  • Pancake-loving sisters find success in breakfast mixes

    Pancake-loving sisters find success in breakfast mixes

    Oro Valley resident Kim Vanderwerf and her sister Jan Claxton spend their Saturday mornings at the Heirloom Farmers Market at Steam Pump Ranch, handing out miniature pancakes and showing off the versatility of their breakfast mix. Also known collectively as Girls From Arizona, the sisters have spent a great deal of time amongst whole grain and spices, perfecting their product.

  • Town creates Animal Services Division

    Town creates Animal Services Division

    The Marana Town Council voted 5-2 last week to create a Marana animal-control department and sever ties with Pima County’s Pima Animal Care Center.

  • Kuisine by Kathy - The right cut for corned beef

    Kuisine by Kathy - The right cut for corned beef

    With St. Patrick’s day approaching, I thought it would be helpful to distinguish between the different cuts of corned beef. It’s important to know which cut is the best choice, and most important, how to cook the perfect brisket.

  • 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.

  • Angels actress uses golf to educate

    Angels actress uses golf to educate

    When many of us think of Cheryl Ladd we think of her solving crimes as one of Charlie’s Angels, or her role in last year’s “The People vs. OJ Simpson.” What many of us do not realize is the former actress, model and singer is an avid golfer out there doing good. 

  • Round table with interim chief Aaron LeSuer: The man behind the badge

    Round table with interim chief Aaron LeSuer: The man behind the badge

    To say that Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) Deputy and current Interim Police Chief Aaron LeSuer has had a busy schedule this month would come across as a slight understatement. Though he has worn the badge for nearly three decades, his move to the department’s temporary leading role only came to be roughly three weeks past.  Despite the added responsibility, LeSuer said he is honored to have been selected to take over after deputy chief and former interim chief Larry Stevens retired at the end of February.

  • Rooster + Duck = Ducken

    Rooster + Duck = Ducken

    Call him Ducken. Call him Chucken. Call him whatever you want. What’s important is not the name, but the fact that this five-day-old rooster-duck crossbreed defied the odds of Mother Nature to even be born, despite the fact it was born with what appears to be a chicken leg protruding from its head.