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Power lifters flex to raise money for childhood cancer

Power lifters flex to raise money for childhood cancer

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Being a competitive power lifter means Jon Marshall embraces challenges. He has won titles and set records by moving large amounts of weight. As a personal trainer he has helped people meet their fitness goals. Now Marshall has a charitable challenge to undertake. 

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Fuel quality makes a difference

Fuel quality makes a difference

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Not all gasoline is created equal, and AAA has discovered significant differences in the quality of gas sold at U.S. retailers.

Oro Valley water now and into the future

Oro Valley water now and into the future

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Water supply in Oro Valley is an integral part of our community for both public health and economic vitality. Having an adequate water supply …

A message from Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema: To Our Marana Community

A message from Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema: To Our Marana Community

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To Our Marana Community

My Turn: Why I wear orange

My Turn: Why I wear orange

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The violence of hate is the denial of the image of God in all human beings.

Move over law provides necessary margin of safety

Move over law provides necessary margin of safety

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Two recent deaths on Arizona’s highways are a grim reminder to motorists to stay focused – and move over.

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  • Historic Marana steakhouse has a rich history

    Historic Marana steakhouse has a rich history

    The Town of Marana has a rich history, but the construction of I-10 in the 1960s demolished many the historic businesses in what was then the center of town. 

  • Smart Tips for Kids Eat Right Month

    Smart Tips for Kids Eat Right Month

    (StatePoint) Nutrition is important for everyone, but especially for children, as it is directly linked to all aspects of their growth and development.

  • Bisbee Breakfast Club carves out niche in the Foothills

    Bisbee Breakfast Club carves out niche in the Foothills

    A once-shuttered gas station has been transformed into the latest location for an expanding local franchise.

  • Mountain View principal looks for successful second year

    Mountain View principal looks for successful second year

    Todd Garelick goes into his second year as principal of Mountain View having learned a lot from year one. 

  • New heads of school at BASIS Oro Valley hope to impress in first year

    New heads of school at BASIS Oro Valley hope to impress in first year

    In the coming weeks, countless students will be making a return to the halls of their elementary, middle or high school for the first time since leaving behind the books and the study sessions back in May. 

  • The man behind the shorts

    The man behind the shorts

    He has been assaulted, had a cup of urine thrown at him, had drivers try and hit him, been flashed by a car full of girls and even shot at, all while simply jogging to release stress and gain the health benefits that come along with exercise.

  • Local Media pros Som and Krystin Lisaius indicted for drug-related child abuse charges

    Local Media pros Som and Krystin Lisaius indicted for drug-related child abuse charges

    Two members of Tucson’s local media scene have found themselves in a deeply troubling situation after taking their 4-month-old daughter to a local hospital, where cocaine was found the child’s system.

  • Oro Valley water now and into the future

    Oro Valley water now and into the future

    Water supply in Oro Valley is an integral part of our community for both public health and economic vitality. Having an adequate water supply is fundamental to the quality of life for any community. Having and maintaining adequate water supplies in the arid West will always be a challenge. But in Oro Valley, whether it is drought, climate change, growth, politics or other challenges, you will still have adequate water supply, because we are taking the steps to ensure our community has water now and into the future. 

  • Oro Valley candidates speak up on golf and community center

    Oro Valley candidates speak up on golf and community center

    On Dec. 17, 2014, the Oro Valley town council voted 4-3 in favor of purchasing the former El Conquistador Country Club and associated amenities to create the Oro Valley Community and Recreation Center. Mayor Satish Hiremath, Vice Mayor Lou Water and Councilmembers Mary Snider and Joe Hornat voted in favor, while current incumbent Councilmembers Brendan Burns, Bill Garner and Mike Zinkin—who are all up for reelection—voted in opposition. 

  • Bisbee Breakfast Club carves out unique niche in Marana

    Bisbee Breakfast Club carves out unique niche in Marana

    Since opening in Marana the Bisbee Breakfast Club has carved out a place for itself as an old-fashioned, family-friendly, locally owned diner.

Former Wildcats gymnast sees business booming

Former Wildcats gymnast sees business booming

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It’s tough enough to open and sustain a small business in today’s economic climate. The recession may be over, but it’s not a booming economy.…

OV Aquatic Center hosts state swim championship

OV Aquatic Center hosts state swim championship

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Twelve-year-old Richardson Elementary School student Paige Housman said she loves to watch the Olympic swimmers on television.

Sports Update: Marana Little League has short stay in Western Regionals

Sports Update: Marana Little League has short stay in Western Regionals

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Marana was the host team in the All-Star Junior Softball Western Regional, but did not survive the first day of the competition. Marana lost t…

State softball tournaments underway, CDO team honored

State softball tournaments underway, CDO team honored

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Thornydale’s stay in the Arizona State Junior Softball All-Star Tournament was not a long one as they dropped both of their games in the event…

Sports update Former CDO standout on track for Olympics

Sports update Former CDO standout on track for Olympics

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Former Canyon Del Oro and current USC track standout Jaide Stepter competed in the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials. Stepter competed in bo…

Free Oro Valley flag football combine coming soon

Free Oro Valley flag football combine coming soon

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Football enthusiasts too young or disinterested in playing full-contact tackle football have an opportunity to come show off their skills, com…

Sports update: Summit set the standard on and off the court

Sports update: Summit set the standard on and off the court

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In this age of the 24-7 news cycle and the desire to give “hot takes”, the media is too quick to brand things as the “best” or “legendary.” Mo…

Thornydale wins softball title, Oro Valley baseball champs

Thornydale wins softball title, Oro Valley baseball champs

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Thornydale survived a Tucson Mountain rally and used a big fifth inning to beat Tucson Mountain 15-5 and claim the District 5 Majors Softball …

BMX Olympian gives advice to younger riders

BMX Olympian gives advice to younger riders

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Corben Sharrah got his start riding BMX tracks in South Tucson and now rides the track at Sports Park in Marana when he is in town. This summe…

Sports Update: Local teams win district championships

Sports Update: Local teams win district championships

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Thornydale won the District 5 9-10 Softball All-Star Championship with a 10-0 win over Marana in the championship game. Thornydale won their t…

Tucson mayor hopes arrival of Roadrunners turns city ‘into a hockey town’

Tucson mayor hopes arrival of Roadrunners turns city ‘into a hockey town’

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At least two of the people who played a critical role in bringing the newly named Roadrunners, the Arizona Coyotes minor league affiliate, to …

Sports Update: All Northwest Boys Volleyball and Tennis Teams

Sports Update: All Northwest Boys Volleyball and Tennis Teams

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It was a very fun year for boys volleyball and tennis in the Northwest. It was a year the Mountain View boys volleyball team had their best se…

Sports Update: Critical Warner has valid concerns, but misses the point

Sports Update: Critical Warner has valid concerns, but misses the point

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Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner took to twitter over the weekend to make his displeasure with the football camp his son attended over the w…

2016 All-Northwest softball and baseball teams

2016 All-Northwest softball and baseball teams

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2016 was another great year for high school softball and baseball on the Northwest side. Once again both CDO and Ironwood Ridge were terrific …

Northwest athletes choose schools, earn honors

Northwest athletes choose schools, earn honors

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Canyon Del Oro produces their fair share of collegiate softball and baseball players, and two more with ties to the Dorado program have made t…

Death of Ali hits home

Death of Ali hits home

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A damper was placed on what should have been an otherwise enjoyable evening. During a family dinner word had surfaced that Muhammad Ali had pa…

Local athletes shine in All-Northwest track and field teams

Local athletes shine in All-Northwest track and field teams

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It was another solid year for area track and field standouts. There were state champions and two athletes, Mountain View’s Justice Summerset a…

More coaches step aside at Ironwood Ridge

More coaches step aside at Ironwood Ridge

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The coaching changes continue at Ironwood Ridge High School as three more coaches have stepped aside. 

Nighthawks win second state crown in three years

Nighthawks win second state crown in three years

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For the second time in three seasons the Ironwood Ridge softball team has claimed a state championship. The Nighthawks beat Cactus 6-2 in the …

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