Month: September 2019

Three influential teachers that have helped shaped our world

September 26, 2019

 By JERRY GILL My life has been strongly impacted by the lives and teachings of three master teachers: Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha), Socrates and Jesus.  One could argue that these three are the most influential teachers of all time. Although none of the three ever yielded political power, traveled far from his homeland, or wrote any […]

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Aztec Press editor fact checks local politician

September 26, 2019

By JOE GIDDENS Locally, Ally Miller, Pima County District 1 supervisor, took to Twitter to weigh in on climate rallies and teenage activist Greta Thunberg. “To to all the young folks screaming that the end is near!  To follow this woman??? Kidding right? In the ’70s, when I was a young high school graduate they […]

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E-scooters hit Tucson streets

September 26, 2019

Story and photos by JOE GIDDENS The City of Tucson Department of Transportation launched a six-month E-Scooter Pilot Program on Sept. 12. Two companies, Bird and Razor, each have deployed 500 scooters with an additional 250 in designated “opportunity zones,” or areas of the city that lack motor vehicles and where residents have a low […]

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Romero: Tackling climate change starts at the local level

September 18, 2019

  Posted with permission from www.TucsonSentinel.com orginal piece can be found here: http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/opinion/report/091719_romero_climate_op/romero-tackling-climate-change-starts-local-level/   By REGINA ROMERO My career in public service and the central pillar of my mayoral campaign has been opportunity; Tucson has given me educational and economic opportunities that I would never have dreamed of as a child. But there won’t be […]

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Kliff Kingsbury Has Sean Mcvay’s Chin, But Does He Have His Stones?

September 11, 2019

By Kyle Kersey Overtime. 1:10 on the clock. Fourth and seven on your opponent’s 47 yard line. You’re currently rostering the supposed “next big thing” as your quarterback (irony intentional), and he’s led you back from down 18 in the fourth quarter. The question at hand: do you go for it? It’s been a running […]

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