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With a major research university right in our backyard, a strong military presence and innovative companies throughout the metro region, there’s often a plethora of interesting science and technology news to be found in Southern Arizona. Here’s a breakdown of the most interesting recent deve…

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Old Pueblo Playwrights 30th Annual New Play Festival. One of the silver linings to the pandemic is how many forms of art are now available to enjoy online, from home. Throughout May, enjoy some thought-provoking literary theater for free! Both monologues and multi-character scripts, all writ…

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On Friday, April 23, the Marana Town Council celebrated the grand opening of the Adonis Road Extension project with a ribbon cutting. The road project includes a two-lane roadway that provides secondary access to the Adonis and San Lucas communities from west Grier Road to west Tangerine Roa…

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The heat is on! Even though it is not summer just yet, we are already feeling the heat and have already reached 100 degrees. What are your summertime plans? We hope that this summer you will be able to travel and visit family and friends and to get out and enjoy our beautiful community. If y…

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First of all, she goes by her full name, which is pronounced Mee-May. There has long been that problem with pronouns, as in when someone asks the tennis coach “Who’s playing Number One singles today?” and the response is “Well, that would be Mi.” (It was recently suggested that they hold a f…

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In this world, there are lots and lots of thankless tasks, things that must be performed for the good of society in general or a group of people, in particular. Going in, the people performing these tasks know that there is a high possibility of being criticized and a very small chance of be…

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The town of Bisbee was once one of the state’s most bustling mining towns. In fact, by the early 1900s Bisbee was the biggest city between St. Louis and San Francisco, boasting a population of 20,000 in its hilly homes.

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Art in Bloom. Spring has sprung, and the Madaras Gallery is celebrating with this exhibit of Diana Madaras’ floral paintings. Sometimes springtime in Tucson, lovely as it is, gets overshadowed by the dread of how hot the summer months are about to get. This exhibit serves as a good reminder …

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Several of Tucson’s best known restaurants will soon be opening satellite eateries in Oro Valley and Marana this summer and helping establish the northwest as a new culinary hub in the suburbs of the City of Gastronomy. 

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When the NCAA conducted their recently completed basketball championship tournaments in a bubble-like situation akin to that used by the NBA for their 2020 playoffs, it was decided that the men would gather in Indianapolis and the women would be in San Antonio. The distance between those two…

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For years, the Southern Arizona Animal Food Bank has gathered food for pets as far as Nogales, Benson and Sahuarita. But this May, the local nonprofit is hosting a food drive at multiple locations throughout Oro Valley for cats and dogs. 

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PHOENIX – With summerlike heat already here and triple-digit temperatures around the corner, Arizonans are cranking up the air-conditioning in April. As electricity use increases, some Arizona residents who struggle to pay their power bill risk being disconnected.

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The Pima County Attorney’s Office is being tight-lipped regarding whether prosecutors plan to file charges against a man who shot another man during a physical altercation, presumably over a parking space at a Marana shopping mall earlier this month.