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Why Pima County sued the state

Why Pima County sued the state

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Our American system of government, the best in the world, is founded on the principle of checks and balances. The legislative branch writes th…

Basic needs and services versus bonds in Pima County

Basic needs and services versus bonds in Pima County

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The failure to prioritize funding of core services was on prominent display at the June 16 Pima County budget adoption meeting. The board majo…

My Turn: One town is doing something right

My Turn: One town is doing something right

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Over the last few weeks, all the cities and towns in Arizona have wrapped up what has clearly been a difficult budget season.

Oro Valley Town Talk: Growing Oro Valley’s footprint

Oro Valley Town Talk: Growing Oro Valley’s footprint

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Did you know Oro Valley is 88 percent built out? To expand our footprint, the town is focused on annexations. Annexation is the process by whi…

Racism is not a black-and-white issue

Racism is not a black-and-white issue

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Race issues have been front and center in the media in recent months, whether discussing police shootings, a racist mass murderer or the Confe…

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  • UPDATE: Father of drowned toddler charged with murder, child abuse

    UPDATE: Father of drowned toddler charged with murder, child abuse

    UPDATE: Detectives with the Pima County Sheriff's Department investigated the scene where parents found their 2-year-old daughter Victoria Rivas in the pool at a home near Orange Grove and La Cholla.

  • UPDATE: Video shows alleged assault at petition turn-in

    UPDATE: Video shows alleged assault at petition turn-in

    UPDATE: The Oro Valley Police Department has released a video of the incident from a security camera located at the entrance of the Oro Valley Magistrate Court.

  • Golder Ranch’s Marquez lives a selfless life

    Golder Ranch’s Marquez lives a selfless life

    Golder Ranch firefighter Anthony Marquez, 34, was a bit surprised to learn he was nominated as a local hero.

  • Stunning film on The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson

    Stunning film on The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson

    In 1961, just as a British band set out from Liverpool to begin their “Beatlemania” ascent into international stardom, across the Atlantic Ocean an American version, albeit from California, was formed. “Love & Mercy” is the gripping and powerful biopic story of Brian Wilson, the singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. With sensational dual performances by Paul Dano and John Cusack as the younger and older life versions of Wilson, both provide a chilling and fascinating peek into one of music’s most influential creative forces of all time.

  • Man airlifted to hospital following tire blowout at I-10 and Tangerine

    Man airlifted to hospital following tire blowout at I-10 and Tangerine

    A man in his mid-thirties was driving his truck on I-10 Thursday morning when one of the truck's tire tread separated, according AZDPS spokesperson Quentin Mehr.

  • Marana High School tabs new principal

    Marana High School tabs new principal

    With the hiring of David Mandel as Marana High School principal, both Marana and Mountain View high schools, as well as Marana Middle School, will have new principals. 

  • Hundreds show up for American Idol auditions in Tucson

    Hundreds show up for American Idol auditions in Tucson

    American Idol today made a stop in Tucson, one of 11 cities in an east and west coast bus tour leading up to the final season of American Idol. Hundreds of hopefuls waited in line at the hosting site of the Tucson Convention Center, where registration began at about 7 a.m. - though many from in and out of city had been waiting in line for several hours prior.

  • My Turn: One town is doing something right

    My Turn: One town is doing something right

    Over the last few weeks, all the cities and towns in Arizona have wrapped up what has clearly been a difficult budget season.

  • Court upholds use of lethal-injection drug used in botched Arizona execution

    Court upholds use of lethal-injection drug used in botched Arizona execution

    Use of the drug midazolam in lethal injections does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment, despite its use in botched executions in Arizona and Oklahoma, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

  • Councilman assaulted at town hall

    Councilman assaulted at town hall

    An alleged assault of Oro Valley Councilman Lou Waters during last week’s turn-in of a petition to recall Mayor Satish Hiremath was disappointing for those in favor of and against the recall efforts, leaders say.

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