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Guest Column: I give up, where is it now?

Guest Column: I give up, where is it now?

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Nope, I didn’t misplace the car again in the shopping center parking lot. This is much more serious, I’ve somehow managed to outdo my previous…

Sonoran Corridor has potential to significantly transform our regional economy

Sonoran Corridor has potential to significantly transform our regional economy

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This month, the Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote on the final draft of the county’s Economic Development Plan. The update expands on…

Healthy children begin with healthy moms

Healthy children begin with healthy moms

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Everyone says children are the future, but did you know the health of our children is critical to the future health of our community? Within p…

My Turn: Explaining the rules during elections

My Turn: Explaining the rules during elections

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With July over and August here, election season is officially just around the corner.

Why, yes, I am conservative

Why, yes, I am conservative

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A few weeks ago, I received a message from one of the readers to The Explorer or Marana News. This woman told me she was cancelling her subscr…

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