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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.

  • icon Posted: July 27

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
Terror suspect planned to attack the JCC, parents release statement
Posted: July 27, 2016

An 18-year-old Tucson man who was charged with terrorism for allegedly plotting to attack buildings in Tucson and Phoenix apparently had plans to attack the Tucson Jewish Community Center, according to information which came to light last week during a bail-hearing held for the suspect.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
High-speed thrills at Tucson’s own Autobahn
Posted: July 26, 2016

Buckle in and slap on that helmet. Tucson now has its very own indoor, high-speed go-kart racetrack.

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
Family of hit-and-run victim looking for help
Updated: July 13, 2016 - 9:35 am

While most of the community still lay in their beds resting in preparation for Independence Day, 65-year-old David Knowlton was taking his usual morning walk around the neighborhood. Knowlton had moved to Oro Valley almost two years ago to escape the New Hampshire cold and find a climate more suited to his battle with multiple sclerosis.

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Thursday 07/07/2016
Tucson terror suspect indicted
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 11:05 am

According to a press release dated this morning from the office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, 18-year-old terrorist suspect and Tucson resident Mahin Khan has been indicted on three separate charges: terrorism, conspiracy to commit terrorism and conspiracy to commit misconduct involving weapons.  Khan was arrested in here in Tucson on July 1 by agents from the FBI and agents with the Joint Terrorism Task Force after a joint investigation by the Phoenix Field Office of the FBI and the Joint Terrorism Task Force with agents from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office Special Investigations Section.

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Monday 06/20/2016
Oro Valley youth continues to impress
Updated: June 20, 2016 - 2:19 pm

Just having finished his fifth-grade-year at BASIS Oro Valley is Sai Konkimalla. While most fifth graders are concerned with the latest Call of Duty releases or the premier of a new action-packed movie, Konkimalla has continued to impress both members of the BASIS community as well as the Oro Valley town council.

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Thursday 04/28/2016
Oro Valley golf courses undergoing summer maintenance closures
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Town-owned golf courses in Oro Valley will experience closures this summer in order to accommodate capital improvement projects on the Canada, Conquistador and Pusch Ridge courses. Included in the town’s capital investment plan is aerification and overseeding, as well as less standard projects like bunker care, storm drainage improvements, turf reductions and more.

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Wednesday 04/27/2016
Amphi Schools flip the switch to go solar on Earth Day
Posted: April 27, 2016

La Cima Middle School sixth grader Glenn David flipped a ceremonial switch last Friday, April 22, to celebrate both Earth Day and the Amphitheater Public School District’s ongoing initiative to reduce its carbon footprint with the goal of becoming one of the top 5 “greenest” school districts in the nation.

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Tuesday 04/26/2016
OVPD Chief Daniel G. Sharp to be interim town manager
Posted: April 26, 2016

The person chosen to temporarily fill-in for exiting town manager Greg Caton’s position when he departs on June 2 is a man quite familiar with Oro Valley, having spent the better part of the last 20 years as the chief of police for the Oro Valley Police Department.

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What do you think should happen with Som and Krystin Lisaius' child?

Som and Krystin Lisaius, 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.

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