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Meat eaters play a key role in nature

Meat eaters play a key role in nature

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After writing my column on Cecil the Lion a few weeks ago, I expected a few responses. PETA responded, which I thought was appropriate.

Don’t blame teachers for poor test scores

Don’t blame teachers for poor test scores

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It’s the beginning of the school year. Students are settling into the school routine, and teachers are scoping out their new students. Meanwhi…

My Turn: My advice to those running for office

My Turn: My advice to those running for office

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The field is mostly set for Oro Valley’s recall election in November, with the mayor and three council members likely facing challenges.

The world needs more compassion, not less

The world needs more compassion, not less

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We’ve heard some people say that the widespread shock and anger, including PETA’s, over the execution of Cecil the lion is “a little bit crazy.” 

Guest Viewpoint: Here are the facts in OV

Guest Viewpoint: Here are the facts in OV

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After four months, all people of Oro Valley should understand we now have a community center. Those that don’t want to accept it, even after t…

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    UPDATE: Charges temporarily dropped for teen driver after accident kills motorcyclist

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  • Oro Valley Mayoral race now has a third candidate

    Oro Valley Mayoral race now has a third candidate

    The Mayoral race upcoming in the Oro Valley recall election just became a three-way competition with the introduction of the newest candidate, Joseph Winfield.

  • Three thieves hit Oro Valley Circle K

    Three thieves hit Oro Valley Circle K

    The Oro Valley Police Department is asking the public to help identify three suspects and one person of interest involved in a theft at Circle K. On Aug. 19, at approximately 2:50 a.m., a male (the person of interest) entered the Circle K convenience store located at the 8780 N. Oracle Road and bought a soda. He then got into a black SUV. Shortly after he left, three males entered the store with their faces covered and stole cigarettes and alcohol. The three males got into a black SUV, similar to the person of interest.

  • Meat eaters play a key role in nature

    Meat eaters play a key role in nature

    After writing my column on Cecil the Lion a few weeks ago, I expected a few responses. PETA responded, which I thought was appropriate.

  • Explorer program educates students in law enforcement

    Explorer program educates students in law enforcement

    A lot of children say they want to be police officers when they are young, but many set the dream aside as new interests and passions enter their lives. For those in Marana who really believe they want to enter law enforcement, there is a Marana Police Explorers, which gives high-school-age students the chance to get a hands-on feel for what it is like to be in law enforcement. 

  • Four-year-old boy bit by snake in Marana

    Four-year-old boy bit by snake in Marana

    Around 8:57 a.m. a four-year-old boy was bit on his left foot by a rattlesnake at the Crossroads Silverbell Park at Silverbell and Cortaro according to Northwest Fire spokesperson Capt. Adam Goldberg.

  • The Return of  Steven Spielberg

    The Return of Steven Spielberg

    He’s brought Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park and Abraham Lincoln to the big screen with master precision. Amidst his 40 years in the business, he’s become the world’s most famous filmmaker; his name synonymous with directing royalty. And after a few years off the cinematic radar, Steven Spielberg is back with a vengeance — complete with three upcoming projects.

  • UFC takes hard stance against IV usage: threatens two-year suspension

    UFC takes hard stance against IV usage: threatens two-year suspension

    Until recently, one of the most commonly unseen and unheard of practices in the Ultimate Fighting Championship was use of IV fluids for re-hydration.  Similar to wrestling, UFC participants are confined to weight specific divisions, and being able to fight often depends on staying within those physical constraints.

  • Hornat hopes to help Oro Valley reach full potential

    Hornat hopes to help Oro Valley reach full potential

    Councilman Joe Hornat said a sense of duty and responsibility is why he serves on the town council. He would like to create an Oro Valley that operates at its full potential and flourishes as a beacon of a township in Arizona. 

  • Congresswoman Martha McSally visits Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center

    Congresswoman Martha McSally visits Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center

    Congresswoman Martha McSally, from Arizona’s Second Congressional District, recently paid a visit to Tucson to tour the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, part of Pima County’s network of one-stop career centers.

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