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A science fiction author and his wife were found dead from gunshot wounds after Pima County Sheriff’s deputies discovered the couple in their Foothills home late Thursday, Nov. 19.

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Something’s Fishy

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The Town of Marana has reached several milestones recently, most notably reaching 50,000 residents at the end of the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Despite the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to be a fast-growing community, and we look forward to Marana’s continued development…

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The policies adopted by Gov. Doug Ducey and his administration during the outbreak of Covid-19 have prevented Arizona’s health care system from being overwhelmed and have kept most of the state’s economy open. Although we’ve still lost north of 500,000 jobs, thanks to the public’s cooperatio…

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Arizona will begin opening its doors with Governor Doug Ducey announcing that certain retail stores may resume in-store sales May 8 with physical distancing measures in place.  While the stay-at-home order will remain in effect until May 15, all signs indicate that Arizona will begin turning…

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The following is the opinion of former state lawmaker Vic Williams, who is a candidate for the Pima County Supervisor in District 1. Learn more about him at vote4vic.com. Tucson Local Media welcomes guest commentaries from candidates for office. Submit them to executive editor Jim Nintzel at…

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We are living in a challenging time: schools have closed prematurely, businesses have shuttered or significantly adjusted their operations, Congress has approved the largest relief bill in history, Gov. Ducey has issued numerous executive orders, local governments have invoked emergency proc…

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Mark Twain once said that “politicians are like diapers; they must be changed often and for the same reason.” The same can be said for some of the board members of any home owner’s association.

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The Mayor and Town Council have been deliberating on a potential closure or repurposing of the golf courses for nearly a year.  The rhetoric in the special study sessions and council meetings suggests that this is a critical economic issue for all Oro Valley residents whether you play golf o…

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I do not live on a golf course, and I don’t play golf, but I am a concerned citizen of Oro Valley and have been closely watching the golf debate.  We have had a four-plus year history of providing 36 holes of golf. We have continued to lose a significant amount of money ($1.7 million in FY20…

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There are important issues facing our community, and elevating the political discourse is imperative to addressing these challenges. I believe the majority of our citizens crave robust, honest and constructive dialogue that seeks to advance our collective public interest. 

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Joe Winfield, Melanie Barrett, Joyce Jones-Ivey and Josh Nicolson ran a campaign based on falsehoods regarding a bloated budget, not listening to residents and their strong support of public safety.  Their budget does not match their rhetoric, and is an indication of their dishonesty.  Follo…