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Beat Back Buffelgrass Day at Saguaro National Park Jan. 23

Beat Back Buffelgrass Day at Saguaro National Park Jan. 23

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Buffelgrass is a non-native invasive grass that threatens Sonoran Desert wildlands and urban areas. To combat this invasive weed, and encourag…

Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library fall programs

Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library fall programs

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The Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library has a number of ways to get help with computing, reading and homework. Here is their fall schedule of prog…

Tucson Mall welcomes UA back with fashion, fun  and freebies

Tucson Mall welcomes UA back with fashion, fun and freebies

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It’s always fun to get new stuff for a new school year. But no matter how much you’ve bought over the summer, there’s always something more to…

Race for Life at Xtreme Fun Spot on Saturday

Race for Life at Xtreme Fun Spot on Saturday

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BMX riders, don’t miss the Race for Life benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Xtreme Fun Spot BMX trac…

How to Prepare Fast, Inexpensive Family Meals

How to Prepare Fast, Inexpensive Family Meals

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(StatePoint) There are unlimited excuses you can make to skip cooking. But if lack of time or money is the reason you’re getting take-out yet …

Drab, serious 'After Earth' falls short

Drab, serious 'After Earth' falls short

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Most of the ads for “After Earth” have neglected to mention that M. Night Shyamalan co-wrote and directed the film. Movie studios finally seem…

Friday Night Live! presents Domingo DeGrazia Band

Friday Night Live! presents Domingo DeGrazia Band

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Domingo DeGrazia blends Spanish guitar passion with the flair of flamenco music. His music couples dynamic rhythms with vibrant Latin, salsa a…

Kevin Kline to perform one-man show in Mesa

Kevin Kline to perform one-man show in Mesa

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Academy, Tony and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Kevin Kline performs his new one-man Shakespeare show -- ‘He That Plays: An Evening of Shak…

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac

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One of rock’s most enduring bands stops in Phoenix during its 34-city U.S. tour. The tour marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the 197…

Concert Notice: 'Journey Unauthorized' returns

Concert Notice: 'Journey Unauthorized' returns

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 “Thursday Rocks!” at the Monsoon Nightclub continues on Aug. 22 with the return of premier tribute group Journey Unauthorized to Desert Diamo…

Great grilling tips to make summer meals sizzle

Great grilling tips to make summer meals sizzle

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(StatePoint) Now that warmer weather and summer are upon us, grilling season is here again and families are taking meals outside to enjoy the …

Fast & Furious 6 – Six one way, half-dozen the other

Fast & Furious 6 – Six one way, half-dozen the other

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The latest addition to the Fast & Furious franchise is just like the tie rods on a ‘72 Buick … no, not really. I don’t pretend to know or …

Summer blockbusters aim to be bigger than ever

Summer blockbusters aim to be bigger than ever

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(StatePoint) This year’s summer blockbuster season is shaping up to be a big one, full of some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.

Saturday Puzzles 5-25-13 - Can you beat the challenges?

Saturday Puzzles 5-25-13 - Can you beat the challenges?

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Mount Lemmon Sky Ride now open

Mount Lemmon Sky Ride now open

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The Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley ski lift is now open as a Sky Ride, Thursdays through Mondays, during the summer. A ride on the Sky Ride to the summ…

The Hangover Part III – The return of the red-eye

The Hangover Part III – The return of the red-eye

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While The Hangover Part III may seem like a retread of very familiar ground, this “final” film in the Hangover trilogy completely abandons the…

Abrams has made the best ‘Star Trek’ movie

Abrams has made the best ‘Star Trek’ movie

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On paper, J.J. Abrams’ 2009 “Star Trek” is one of those movies that should have crashed and burned. A reboot of a beloved franchise with young…

Sippin' Social: The Explorer visits Metropolitan Grill

Sippin' Social: The Explorer visits Metropolitan Grill

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Last week, staff from The Explorer stepped foot into the Metropolitan Grill, otherwise known as “America’s Kitchen,” located at 7892 N. Oracle…

“The List: A Musical”

“The List: A Musical”

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“The List: A Musical” had a great success both Friday and Saturday nights at the Fox Theatre.

The Guide -- Week of May 22

The Guide -- Week of May 22

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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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    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.

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • Gladden Farms Elementary celebrates opening

    Gladden Farms Elementary celebrates opening

    More than 300 people turned out Wednesday, July 20, for the ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Gladden Farms Elementary School, the newest school in the Marana Unified School District.

  • 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.

  • Challengers win endorsements in Oro Valley town council races

    Challengers win endorsements in Oro Valley town council races

    The primary campaign in Oro Valley is in full swing, with each of the six candidates either vying return to one of the three seats up for grabs or unseat one of the incumbents on the seven-member town council.  

  • 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.

  • Sign wars part of Oro Valley elections

    Sign wars part of Oro Valley elections

    The presence of political signs is a surefire indication that the political season is in full-swing. Dotting the sides of right-of-ways and private property are signs from political candidates, political action committees and private citizens expressing support or distaste for the candidates running for office.

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