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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.  

My Pledge: Six years after the mass shooting, Gabby Giffords shares her promise

My Pledge: Six years after the mass shooting, Gabby Giffords shares her promise

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January is a time for new beginnings and new pledges. But it is also the time of year that I think most about the shooting that killed six of …

Turns out the state’s Supreme Court system is about ideology, not justice

Turns out the state’s Supreme Court system is about ideology, not justice

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Justice should be fair and balanced, that is until it comes to the state Supreme Court system in this country: 

Resolve to drive more safely this year

Resolve to drive more safely this year

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Resolving to become a safer driver in 2017 could help save your life.

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  • Shake those branches

    Shake those branches

    It isn’t unusual for newspapers to receive calls from different citizens airing their concerns or providing information on potential stories. All calls are important in their own way, even the one I received last week from a reader wondering if we knew about the closure of the Geasa-Marana Library in Marana to take place by the end of the month.

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