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Organizations, nonprofits and various teams of researchers throughout the world are dedicated to seeking cancer cures. In the United States, 12 percent of all women deal with this disease in their lifetime.

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“Our Sister’s Keeper” tells stories of strength in indigenous cultures and developing countries.

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Cooler temperatures, pumpkin flavored food and drinks, Halloween costumes and pink. Lots of pink. Pink everything. 

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Why work out in a fitness center when you can get a great cardio workout while exploring the beauty of the Sonoran Desert? Of all the opportunities for outdoor exercise in the Tucson area, hiking may be the most versatile—and one of the most beneficial. It’s free, can be adjusted to your fit…

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The facts and figures flew—some up, some down, a few sideways—but in general, the trend was overwhelmingly upward as Tucson got an excellent report card at a recent Southern Arizona Tourism Industry Forecast event.

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Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick is seeking Southern Arizona’s Congressional District 2 seat. An attorney, Kirkpatrick previously represented Arizona’s Congressional District 1 seat and served in the Arizona Legislature. Her Republican opponent, Lea Marquez Peterson, has declined to be interviewed b…

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A 2017 blog posted by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce ballyhooed: “Hispanic small business owners are confident about their growth prospects (with) 76 percent planning to grow their businesses over the next five years.” Another previous survey of the local ethnic market (2015) had al…

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Pima County’s Clerk of the Superior Court is a position and an office that is known to few but in charge of a whole lot. The clerk’s office keeps track of everything that is filed in Superior Court, and collects all fines and fees associated with court activities. 

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After traveling over a billion miles through the heart of space, the robotic explorer has only a million more to go. The OSIRIS-REx space probe is nearing in on its target, the distant asteroid Bennu, to hopefully become the first U.S. spacecraft to return samples from an asteroid. 

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From a peek at how music benefits your brain, to recommending habits that can build long-term happiness, this column shares evidence-based information on improving physical, mental, and emotional health. Often, the information found here is based on research conducted or shared by Mather Lif…

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Agriscience Teacher of the Year. The Association for Career Technical Education of Arizona selected Marana High School agriscience teacher Ashley Haller as the Southern Arizona Agriscience Teacher of the Year. She was recognized at the 43rd annual ACTE AZ Summer Conference, with focus on her…

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Nearly six months after President Donald Trump announced a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports, the long-term effects have yet to become clear, but uncertainty in the short-term has led to market fluctuations that ripple across the economy.

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If you think fall means leaves turning to reds and golds, a gentle nip in the air and the rotation in your closet from shorts to sweaters, Tucson is not the place for you. However, if you love the performing arts—theater, symphonies and such—fall in Tucson is the perfect place to be. That’s …

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Louisville, Kentucky is often called the gateway to the south. But for one native son who now calls Tucson home, it’s a gateway to the mouth.

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When a struggling family asks for a donation of “anything with princesses” on it for their kids, most would help out in any way they can. And this is just the job for the “Mitzvah Magic” program, where volunteers come together to help local families through the Jewish holiday season. 

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Ten55 Brewing Co. opened its doors as a taproom five years ago, and while its 44th Street location gave co-founders J.P. Vyborny and Chris Squires a chance to feel out the Tucson market and work on their brand, they always had their eye on moving downtown.

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If you’re going to enjoy a lifelong hobby, you can’t beat the benefits of playing a musical instrument. In addition to bringing joy to yourself and any listeners you might have, you’re doing great things for your brain.  

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Four candidates are battling for the Republican nomination for Martha McSally’s seat in Congress, and they are all new to the campaign trail. One of them could end up representing the residents of Congressional District 2, which covers the eastern half of Tucson, Green Valley, Catalina Footh…

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In the world of modern banking, it takes a team of talented minds to run a successful credit union. Credit unions, which are non-profit, member-owned banking institutions, have sprung up around the country, with 5,757 nationwide in 2018 serving 103.992 million people, according to data colle…

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For mature audiences only. It’s a label that often keeps kids and teenagers—however mature they may be—from accessing content they’re interested in, or sometimes even content that’s about their own experiences. The idea, of course, is to keep young people safe, to stave off the world’s less …

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Many people believe that water aerobics or other types of aquatic exercise are for those with bad knees or brand-new hips—a last resort for staying fit. But in fact, working out in water is great for everyone. People of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels can use aquatic exercise to impr…

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Last week, the Tucson Local Media family spent a few hours on the green whacking golf balls with abandon at Topgolf in Marana. While that alone constitutes a good time, we were there for a good cause: Supporting our local nonprofits.

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For the past five years, Pima Federal Credit Union has sponsored a golf tournament to raise money for teachers in the Tucson area. The annual Pima Federal Golf Classic is held in partnership with Tucson Values Teachers, an organization focused on supporting and retaining our K-12 teachers.

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We’re less than a month away from the opening of the high school football season in Southern Arizona. There will be many can’t-miss performances in the months ahead, with all the pulse-pounding action we’ve come to expect from high school pigskin.