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Huge sale of kids' items at TCC

Huge sale of kids' items at TCC

Get items for babies, kids an teens at a third of their retail value.

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Free career workshops for Tucson job-seekers

Free career workshops for Tucson job-seekers

The University of Phoenix Southern Arizona Campus, 300 S. Craycroft Road, is hosting a series of workshops aimed to help job seekers gain skills to strengthen their hiring potential.

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2015 calendar of deals

Knowing when items will be discounted can save you big bucks. 

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Produce distribution locations for Jan. 10

Produce distribution locations for Jan. 10

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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Centsible Mom: More life hacks

Centsible Mom: More life hacks

Judy Wagner demonstrates several life hacks to help around the house.

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Market on the Move returns to Tucson

Market on the Move returns to Tucson

Market on the Move has returned, offering up 60 pounds of produce for a $10 donation. 

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Tips on sticking to saving

Tips on sticking to saving

Making your savings account your most important "bill" is a great way to pay yourself first.

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Afni to hire 700 representatives in Tucson

Afni to hire 700 representatives in Tucson

Afni will hire more than 700 front-line employees in Tucson.

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75th anniversary means $0.75 admission for kids at Old Tucson

75th anniversary means $0.75 admission for kids at Old Tucson

The special is valid January 17 through Jauary 19. 

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Free guided family walk at Sabino Canyon

If you've resolved to get your family outdoors more often this year, there's a free naturalist-guided family walk at Sabino Canyon from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday through May 2.

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Produce distribution sites around Tucson for Jan. 3

Produce distribution sites around Tucson for Jan. 3

Markets run from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

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2015 calendar of deals

Knowing when items will be discounted can save you big bucks. 

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Centsible Mom's five favorite tips of 2014
Centsible Mom's five favorite tips of 2014

I'm thinking of how my family can do things better next year.

December 30, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Centsible Mom: Thrifty tricks from Tucson dads
Centsible Mom: Thrifty tricks from Tucson dads

We often think of moms when it comes to being thrifty, but dads do their part, too.

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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.

October 04, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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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.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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…

March 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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, …

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The Star’s Centsible Mom, Angela Pittenger, blogs about great deals, tips to stretch your dollars and ideas for living frugally.

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