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PACC holding free microchipping event for dogs and cats

PACC holding free microchipping event for dogs and cats

If you live in the following zip codes and have cats or dogs, you can get them microchipped for free at Pima Animal Care Center: 85705, 85706, 85713, 85746 and 85745.

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Get a free bike bell on The Loop

Get a free bike bell on The Loop

Pima County's Bike Ambassadors are giving away 100 bike bells on the Rillito River Park segment of The Loop from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

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Centsible Mom: Save vacation money with a 401 Play account

Centsible Mom: Save vacation money with a 401 Play account

Centsible Mom Angela Pittenger talks with Outski founder and CEO Greg Nickolson about saving money with a 401 Play account.

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Produce on Wheels - Without Waste locations for Dec. 13

Produce on Wheels - Without Waste locations for Dec. 13

Produce on Wheels - Without Waste, or POW-WOW, where you can get up to 60 pounds of produce for $10, takes place Saturday.

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$10 cat adoptions at Humane Society

$10 cat adoptions at Humane Society

If adopting a cat is in your holiday plans, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona is having a great special.

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Kohl's opens its doors for 100 hours straight

Kohl's opens its doors for 100 hours straight

Kohl's announced yesterday, that its stores will open be open for more than 100 hours straight from 6 a.m. on December 19 through 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, December 24.

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Christmas volunteer opportunity at PACC

Christmas volunteer opportunity at PACC

If you're looking for a volunteer opportunity to start your Christmas Day, PACC is holding its annual Christmas dog-walking event from 10 a.m. to noon.

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PCC students to hold pop-up shop at Buffalo Exchange

PCC students to hold pop-up shop at Buffalo Exchange

Attendees are encouraged to offer feedback and vote on their favorite designs.

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Goodwill of Southern Arizona hosting Facebook ugly sweater contest

Goodwill of Southern Arizona hosting Facebook ugly sweater contest

The first place winner will receive a $100 gift card from Goodwill. 

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Centsible Mom DIY: Holiday mugs

Centsible Mom DIY: Holiday mugs

Centsible Mom shows you how to make an easy and affordable gift.

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Tucson Produce distribution locations for Dec. 6

Tucson Produce distribution locations for Dec. 6

You can get up to 60 pounds of produce for $10 at Produce on Wheels Without Waste markets, run by Borderlands Food Bank, Saturday.

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Car show to benefit Casa De Los Ninos

Car show to benefit Casa De Los Ninos

Casa De Los Ninos Thrift Store, 1302 E. Prince Road, is hosting a car show from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. 

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Fired Pie opens today with free pizza, salad

Fired Pie opens today with free pizza, salad

Stop in today with a  food bank donation and walk out with free eats.

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Best kept secret: $2 gets you breakfast at Boondocks

Best kept secret: $2 gets you breakfast at Boondocks

Boondocks Range Riders Grill now open two hours earlier on weekdays. 

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Huge sale at Assistance League of Tucson

Huge sale at Assistance League of Tucson

For all of you thrifters out there, Assistance League of Tucson, 1307 N. Alvernon Way, is having a huge sale all week.

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Food can drive concert

Food can drive concert

Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School, 5385 E. Littletown Road, is hosting a benefit concert at 6 p.m. tomorrow.

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Subway pulls out $2 subs for December

Subway pulls out $2 subs for December

Perfect timing for customer appreciation month. 

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Half-priced AZ Opera tickets for Cyber Monday

Half-priced AZ Opera tickets for Cyber Monday

Shows include Mozart's comic opera "The Magic Flute."

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Cyber Monday deals at UApresents includes $10 tickets

Cyber Monday deals at UApresents includes $10 tickets

UApresents is pulling out the stops on this Cyber Monday, offering discounted tickets for a number of upcoming shows just in time for holiday gift-giving.

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2014 Black Friday shopping guide

2014 Black Friday shopping guide

Here's our list of the best deals, combed from circulars in the Thursday Arizona Daily Star.

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Centsible Mom: PACC pet adoptions

Centsible Mom: PACC pet adoptions

Centsible Mom Angela Pittenger talks with Pima Animal Care Center's Volunteer Coordinator Andrew Stocker about upcoming adoption events happening this holiday weekend.

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Centsible Mom: Black Friday PACC pet adoptions

Centsible Mom: Black Friday PACC pet adoptions

Centsible Mom Angela Pittenger talks with Pima Animal Care Center's Volunteer Coordinator Andrew Stocker about upcoming adoption events happening this holiday weekend.

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Centsible Mom: Shopping local benefits us all

Centsible Mom: Shopping local benefits us all

Shop Local Month, an initiative of Local First Arizona, runs from Nov. 28-Dec. 24.

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Centsible Mom: Shopping local benefits us all
Centsible Mom: Shopping local benefits us all

Shop Local Month, an initiative of Local First Arizona, runs from Nov. 28-Dec. 24.

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Centsible Mom: Price check on this year's hot toys
Centsible Mom: Price check on this year's hot toys

There are some really cool toys this year, and prices are fairly competitive.

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Centsible Mom: Dollar-store grocery shoppers share their tips
Centsible Mom: Dollar-store grocery shoppers share their tips

Some have refrigerated and frozen-food sections. Others get fresh produce.

November 08, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Centsible Mom's Halloween price check
Centsible Mom's Halloween price check

Where to find local deals and one-stop-shopping on the holiday's basics.

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Centsible Mom: Layaways spread out your holiday spending
Centsible Mom: Layaways spread out your holiday spending

Now's the time to take advantage of layaway plans.

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Centsible Mom: Scammers run rampant, with no recourse
Centsible Mom: Scammers run rampant, with no recourse

Somebody hacked our FedEx account to ship fraudulent checks.

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Centsible Mom: Save on back-to-school shopping
Centsible Mom: Save on back-to-school shopping

We've done a price check in Tucson to help you find deals.

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Centsible Mom: How to save big bucks with coupons
Centsible Mom: How to save big bucks with coupons

Some of Tucson's best couponers share how they do it.

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Centsible Mom: How to buy organic, safe produce on a budget
Centsible Mom: How to buy organic, safe produce on a budget

Summer’s here. It’s hot, and all I want to eat is fruit and cold veggies.

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Centsible Mom: Inexpensive getaways can provide rich memories
Centsible Mom: Inexpensive getaways can provide rich memories

We all want our kids to look back with fond memories of family vacations.

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Centsible Mom: Do your homework when selling to pawnshops
Centsible Mom: Do your homework when selling to pawnshops

I was curious as to whether  different pawnshops pay the same  for items, or if their offers vary greatly. I visited six  in Tucson to chec…

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Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend
Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, …

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Centsible Mom: Find treasure at thrift shops, yard sales
Centsible Mom: Find treasure at thrift shops, yard sales

We all know that yard sales and thrift shops are great places to save money when you need to refresh your wardrobe or get end tables to refinish.

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Centsible Mom: Accomplish New Year's resolutions on the cheap
Centsible Mom: Accomplish New Year's resolutions on the cheap

So the new year has started and you’ve made a few resolutions.

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Centsible Mom: Price adjustments can save you money

Holiday shopping can be fun ... and it can be challenging. Especially when you buy something one day only to see it marked down the next.

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