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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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Marana celebrates 40 years since incorporation at annual State of the Town address

Marana celebrates 40 years since incorporation at annual State of the Town address

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Every year the Town of Marana and the Chamber of Commerce host a State of the Town luncheon to share with the community all that’s happening i…

Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

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Democracy can be messy and complicated. But in some circumstances—like right now in the Town of Oro Valley—democracy in action is a beautiful …

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…

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  • Town council hears from community on $17M bond plan

    Town council hears from community on $17M bond plan

    Last month the Oro Valley town council asked the community to make its opinions heard at the April 19 regular session, and weigh in on a potential, bond-funded improvement plan for Naranja Park. Answering the call were more than a dozen area residents, parents and athletes, each of whom offered a different perspective on the importance of the $17 million plan going forward.

  • MUSD preschool renamed for innovative teacher

    MUSD preschool renamed for innovative teacher

    Marana Unified School District’s Play and Learn (PAL) Center is undergoing a name change to honor a key member of the district. 

  • Gaslight Music Hall to host Up with People founders this summer for two show evening

    Gaslight Music Hall to host Up with People founders this summer for two show evening

    From its beginnings as a vehicle through which 1,000 college-aged youth could voice their ideas at a conference in the mid 1960s, Up with People has become an international education foundation working to bring people closer together through music and community service. With roots in the Tucson region, Up with People returns this summer with founding members Paul, Ralph and Steve Colwell and Herb Allen to play their famous tunes – all at The Gaslight Music Hall.

  • More stops and less tickets working in Marana

    More stops and less tickets working in Marana

    Those breaking traffic laws in Marana are more likely to get pulled over than they were five years ago, but are also less likely to get a ticket. It is part of the Marana Police Department’s goal to educate drivers instead of punishing them. 

  • Local business community benefits from refugees who arrive and thrive

    Local business community benefits from refugees who arrive and thrive

    When Hussein Haki and his family fled Iraq and came to Tucson in 2008 he needed a job. In Iraq he was an architectural engineer, but buildings and materials are different here, he claims. Now, he owns and runs local businesses Babylon Market and Kebab King. 

  • United Healthcare is jeopardizing  its members’ access to local healthcare services of Northwest Healthcare

    United Healthcare is jeopardizing its members’ access to local healthcare services of Northwest Healthcare

    Local residents with United Healthcare health insurance should be concerned. Your access to high-quality healthcare services at Northwest Healthcare is at risk.

  • Families working to raise funds to fight blood cancer

    Families working to raise funds to fight blood cancer

    When Jude Anderson recently celebrated his fifth birthday, he was surrounded by aunts and uncles, cousins, friends and other family members. To ring in the occasion, the party enjoyed a taco bar (Jude’s choice), two cakes, a piñata and some quality time playing with Legos. Caught up in the excitement, the man of the hour chattered away with his friends, ate what he calls “Dragon Tacos” and made his rounds collecting candy.

  • Marana 2340 Foundation making a difference

    Marana 2340 Foundation making a difference

    From the first day students in the Marana School District step into their kindergarten classrooms until the day they toss their caps in the air for graduation, a student will spend 2,340 days in school. 

  • Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

    Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

    Democracy can be messy and complicated. But in some circumstances—like right now in the Town of Oro Valley—democracy in action is a beautiful thing. Boiled down to its simplest components, it looks like this:

  • Congressman Tom O’Halleran talks Obamacare, internet privacy and immigration

    Congressman Tom O’Halleran talks Obamacare, internet privacy and immigration

    Congressman Tom O’Halleran is in his first term representing Congressional District 1, which includes Oro Valley and Marana, as well as Flagstaff and much of eastern rural Arizona. He recently appeared for a one-on-one interview on the televised edition of Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel. This Q&A is an edited excerpt from that conversation.