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Marana wants to make swimming free at its public pool

Marana wants to make swimming free at its public pool

Marana plans to make its public swimming pool free, starting this summer.

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Poppies recall those who served

Poppies recall those who served

John Mickelson, a member of American Legion Post 132, receives a donation for a red poppy from Donovan Blevins, 6, and his mother, Susie. The post marked "Poppy Days" this weekend in front of the Walmart at Oro Valley Marketplace, 2150 E Tangerine Road. The poppies were sold as part of a fun…

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Poppies recall those who served

Poppies recall those who served

John Corrado of Legion Post 132 sports a poppy in his cap. The Legion tradition started as an observance for soldiers killed in World War I and originated with the poem "In Flanders Fields."

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Poppies recall those who served

Poppies recall those who served

Onita Davis, front, receives a donation for a poppy from Lynne Helm at Oro Valley Marketplace. The flowers were being distributed last Saturday.

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Poppies recall those who served

Poppies recall those who served

Onita Davis, president of American Legion Post 132's auxiliary, displays a bundle. The "flowers" were made by disabled and hospitalized veterans in Arizona.

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Poppies recall those who served

Poppies recall those who served

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We honor the dead and work for world peace

On this Memorial Day, we two, a World War II Army veteran and a Vietnam War retired Air Force captain, honor the men and women, many of them late teenagers and young adults, buried in military and civilian cemeteries across our nation and abroad. Besides our own buried dead, we remember the …

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We remember these souls as family, not heroes

Editor's note: Columnist Alexis Powers teaches a writing workshop at the Oro Valley Library. One of the workshop participants, Gail Bornfield, wrote this essay.

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What's closed for Memorial Day

City garbage and recycling

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Wear a poppy for remembrance

The American Legion Auxiliary Oro Valley Unit 132 is handing out "remembrance" poppies for donations at Oro Valley Marketplace Wal-Mart today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Josh Brodesky: Most important: Never forget soldier's sacrifice

Josh Brodesky: Most important: Never forget soldier's sacrifice

"When I think of him, I am encouraged to be happy and live a good life for him," says Maria Marin of her son, whose uniform she is holding, above. Sgt. Martin A. Lugo, a U.S. Army Ranger, was killed in Afghanistan in August 2010. He was 24.

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Memorial Day and weekend events

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What's closed on Memorial Day

City garbage and recycling

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Josh Brodesky: Most important: Never forget soldier's sacrifice

Josh Brodesky: Most important: Never forget soldier's sacrifice

But the letters you sent actually boosted my motivation. Well, you guys are all my motivation. I want to make you proud in the most honorable profession in the U.S. right now.

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BBB points out Memorial Day scams targeting veterans

While Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served and died in war, scammers see it as an opportunity to target veterans, the local Better Business Bureau warns.

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Memorial day events Events for Memorial Day weekend

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BBB warns of scams targeting veterans, families

While Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served and died in war, scammers see it as an opportunity to target veterans, the local Better Business Bureau warns.

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Memorial day events

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