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“Hi, I’m Cyclops and I bet you can guess why they named me that! I’m only 10 months old and can be a bit shy at first, but I love being pet, brushed, and having my head scratched. I like to play with my toys, and really want a nice, comfy, warm bed to relax on! You can meet me at HSSA’s Main…

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Dinner Casino Magic Show. The Society of American Magicians, once headed by the actual Harry Houdini, is bringing a night of Vegas-style entertainment to the Old Pueblo with casino gambling, a three-course dinner prepared by the executive chef at Skyline Country Club and some world-class mag…

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Tucson Electric Power is seeking a rate hike this year, which the utility says is necessary as part of a shift toward cleaner energy. 

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“Hey there! I’m Max! Are you my new best friend? I’m looking for a special person who I can give all of my love and loyalty to. I’m 3 years old, and incredibly clever! The staff here at HSSA have taught me lots of tricks, and I’m still eager to learn more! I have lots of energy and would pre…

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The Miss Rodeo Arizona Pageant has been around for over 60 years selecting rodeo queens to represent communities throughout the state and promote rodeos and the western way of life. 

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Tucson Senior Olympics Opening Ceremonies. The Senior Olympics are an incredible event that bring together some of the community’s active older adults for a wide range of activities, ranging from powerlifting and basketball to table tennis, bunco and leisure walks. May we all grow into the t…

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Federal and state officials have denied Pima County Supervisors’ request to use Operation Stonegarden grant funding towards reimbursement costs related to humanitarian aid, according to a Dec. 26 memo from County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry.

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Tucson’s Angry Crab Shack franchise rang in the new year under new ownership after longtime employees Matthew Prentice and Josh Arnold took over operations.

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As a new year dawns, a number of long-awaited road construction projects are on the horizon. The state of Arizona will be repaving Oracle Road from Oro Valley down to River Road. The City of Tucson will be widening Broadway Boulevard east of downtown and starting work on the long-planned Dow…

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Southern Arizona is home to thousands of warm-hearted talented people, who are passionate to help the community without a request for anything in return. Volunteers are integral to our community and to organizations that rely on their assistance, dedication and input. 

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When you’re having a good day, or even a good moment, do you savor it? If so, you are actively boosting your overall happiness and even your health. Savoring is defined as the ability to notice positive experiences and engage in thoughts and behaviors that enhance your enjoyment of the experience. 

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“I am a beautiful 1-year-old girl who will do best in quiet home. I am very shy at first and will enjoy having a safe place to hide. If you give me enough time to get comfortable I will come out and seek ear scratches,” Belinda (872015). Would you like to learn more about Belinda? Give an ad…

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NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl. If you’re a football fan living in Tucson, you know about the extra holiday that happens in December: the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl! This nationally recognized college football competition features teams from the Mountain West and Sun Belt Conferences, and ha…

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The holidays are heating up at The Parish, and resident flamethrower Travis Peters is bringing some fermentation to the fire.

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The annual Tucson Jazz Festival is always a wonderful way to celebrate a new year of live music during a month when the pickings are notoriously slim. As ever, a stellar lineup of talent across the jazz spectrum has been assembled, kicking off with Maceo Parker & his Big Band at Centenni…

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“Hi friends! I’m a playful boy 1-year-old boy named Rayson. I was transferred to HSSA from another shelter so they don’t know much about my past. They do know I am a sweet boy who deserves a loving family. Could that be with you?” Rayson (881259) Bring your family, dogs included, to meet Ray…

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2020 is coming whether you like it or not. Luckily, there are so many places around town celebrating the occasion in so many diverse ways. We’re listing some of the best places to go for New Year’s Eve as we say goodbye to the decade that brought us the first image of a black hole, the proli…

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As auspicious a sign as any arced over Tanque Verde Ranch on Thursday, Nov. 21, when a rainbow appeared above the unveiling of “The Barn,” a new 12,400-square-foot event space in the foothills of the Rincon Mountains. The unveiling, which was slightly hampered by a rainstorm, allowed for gue…

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Arizona’s oldest craft brewer is transferring ownership of the business to its employees in a historic move for the Christmas spirit.Barrio Brewing today announced the move via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, which begins in January 2020. Employees who work 1,000 hours in a one-year period…

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“Hello, my name is Beatrice. I am a sweet 5-year-old girl who is patiently waiting for my forever family. New environments can be scary for me so I will need to go home with a patient family. Once I become comfortable I become a very outgoing and friendly girl,” Beatrice (877231) Fall in lov…

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Eric Smith’s lifelong dream came true in front of a studio audience in Culver City earlier this month. 

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So, here’s the thing no one really ever tells you about Christmas. 

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CreativeMornings December. If you’re a morning person, you’re going to love this free breakfast lecture series where guest speakers talk about a different theme each month. This month, Amy Munoz, VP for utilization management at CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness, is speaking about the th…

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The Great Cover Up is celebrating its 21st anniversary much in the same way it always has: getting dozens of local musicians to cover the songs of big-name acts like The Clash, Dolly Parton, Guns & Roses and The Doors. But just because the format is the same doesn’t mean the show is any …

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Aging Well in the home is evolving, due to the growing popularity of smart speakers and other connected devices. Whether you like to relax to music, keep up with current events, or catch up with friends on a video chat, you can do so with a simple voice command. Imagine applying that conveni…

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In honor of Mexico’s patron saint, the DeGrazia Gallery In The Sun Museum celebrated La Fiesta de Guadalupe Sunday, Dec. 8 with live music, dancing and a special mass in its recently refurbished Mission in the Sun. 

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Western Heritage Festival. In some ways, it feels like there’s always a Western Heritage Festival going on at Old Tucson. But in this special partnership with the Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation, they’re adding demonstrations from local cultural groups to the normal entertainment …

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The Tucson Museum of Art is celebrating the local launch of The Queen Next Door: An Intimate Portrait of Aretha Franklin by photojournalist Linda Solomon. The event features Solomon in person, plus a pop-up photo installation, book signing and conversation with the author.

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Some of Southern Arizona’s best and brightest business leaders were gathered under one roof Wednesday night as Inside Tucson Business and Tucson Local Media hosted the seventh annual Executive Excellence Awards.

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Within the next few years, Oro Valley residents and visitors will enjoy a smooth ride down State Route 77, also known as Oracle Road.

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One of downtown Tucson’s most popular pizzerias is coming to the northwest after the family behind Reilly Craft Pizza decided to open a second location near the intersection of West Ina and North Oracle roads.

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Many people see their health as something to work on, through goal setting, regular workouts, and diet. But research shows that our “playtime” can be very effective at supporting our health and well-being as well. “Many leisure activities provide opportunities to socialize, learn, be active,…

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The Northwest Fire District, the Golder Ranch Fire District and the Tucson Fire Department will begin providing automatic emergency response with each other starting in 2020 through a new “Automatic Aid Agreement.” This agreement allows the closest response unit in any of the three departmen…