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Free presentation on the future of U.S. and Arizona education this Sunday

In an effort to inform and communicate with the community, the Southern Arizona Political Action Group (SAPAG) has partnered with Arizona State University Associate Professor of Education David Garcia to host a presentation entitled “The Future of Education in Arizona and the U.S.”

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Thursday 02/23/2017
Spring Festival of the Arts returning to Oro Valley this weekend
Posted: February 23, 2017

One of the largest and most captivating arts festivals found anywhere in Southern Arizona is soon to make a return to Oro Valley when the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) hosts the Spring Festival of the Arts this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25 and 26.

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
OVPD: Suspicious person in Oro Valley
Posted: January 18, 2017

On Jan. 18 at approximately 7:40 a.m. in the area of Glover and Verch the Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) responded to a suspicious activity call.

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Monday 01/16/2017
[UPDATE]OVPD seeking public’s help in locating missing 63 year-old women
Updated: January 17, 2017 - 9:16 am

Sheryl Forte has been found safe. Thank you to everyone who helped OVPD find her.

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Monday 11/21/2016
UPDATE: Sheriff's Department located 12-year-old girl and returned safely to family
Updated: November 21, 2016 - 2:07 pm

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department happily reported at 1:55 p.m. that 12-year-old Julia Davis has been located and reunited with loved ones.

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Wednesday 11/16/2016
OVPD needs help identifying serial shoplifters
Updated: November 16, 2016 - 10:36 am

On Sunday, Nov. 6 between 5:45 and 6:30 p.m. two male suspects shoplifted numerous items from Marshalls and Kohl’s in the area of Oracle and Magee. The stolen items were loaded into the trunk of a blue, newer model Ford Mustang with red stripes down the front fenders and black wheels.

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Tuesday 11/15/2016
UPDATE: OVPD apprehends cat thieves
Updated: November 16, 2016 - 10:29 am

The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) would like to thank the community for your responses to this incident.  The juveniles have been identified.  The cat, Amiga, was safely returned to Petsmart.  Amiga was uninjured and in good health.  The investigation is ongoing with charges pending. 

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Monday 11/07/2016
OVPD needs help identifying Armed Robber
Updated: November 07, 2016 - 3:10 pm

On Nov.5, 2016 at approximately 10 p.m. the Oro Valley Police Department’s  patrol responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred at the Giant station on Oracle and Magee.  The suspect went into the store and paid cash for a small amount for gas.  He then departed the gas pump area, returned a few minutes later and asked to use the restroom.  The suspect entered the restroom to put on a bandanna or ski mask of some type, rushes towards the clerk with a black handgun pointed at her and demanding money.  The suspect left the store heading southbound.  OVPD patrol searched the area; however, they did not locate the suspect. 

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Wednesday 11/02/2016
Sherriff’s Department looking for information in north side Burger King Robbery
Updated: November 02, 2016 - 1:43 pm

On Oct. 25 at approximately 8 p.m. deputies with the Pima County Sherriff’s Department responded to the Burger King located at 1960 West River Road for the report of an armed robbery.

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