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Staples offering special discount to teachers

Staples offering special discount to teachers

Store offering 25 percent off.

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Tucson Family Dollar store fined for pricing violations

Tucson Family Dollar store fined for pricing violations

Violations include failure to post prices and overcharging, state says. 

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Rebate offered to teachers shopping at Walmart

Rebate offered to teachers shopping at Walmart

Teachers can get ten percent rebate on school supplies at Walmart.

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Centsible Mom: Homework and reading help for kids

Centsible Mom: Homework and reading help for kids

Angela Pittenger talks about Pima County Public Library’s free tutoring programs for students.

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Huge consignment sale on clothing and toys

Huge consignment sale on clothing and toys

Sale runs through Saturday at the Tucson Convention Center.

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El Charro, Sir Veza's hosting Christmas in July

El Charro, Sir Veza's hosting Christmas in July

Buy two gift certificates, get two free today and Friday at both Tucson restaurants.

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Free online streaming service

Free online streaming service

If you like independent movies, you can watch them for free with Pima County Public Library's new online streaming service.

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Free eats for kids

Free eats for kids

Coco's Bakery Restaurant is having a "kids eat free" special.

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Life hack tutorial: Paper towel roll smartphone speakers

Life hack tutorial: Paper towel roll smartphone speakers

In this episode of Centsible Mom, Angela Pittenger talks about how to make a speaker amplifier out of ordinary household goods.

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Batman's 75th anniversary event at Barnes & Noble

Batman's 75th anniversary event at Barnes & Noble

Get Pop Cultured events at Barnes & Noble are free to attend.

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Free money

Free money

Don't be so quick to toss that junk mail.

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Free health and safety fair for kids K-12

Free health and safety fair for kids K-12

Activities include meeting police officers and free school supplies.

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Market on the Move, July 12

Market on the Move, July 12

You can still get up to 60 pounds of produce for a $10 donation at Market on the Move, but there's only one location.

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Free slurpees for 7-Eleven day

Free slurpees for 7-Eleven day

There will also be a full week of daily giveaways. 

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Send them to school without breaking the bank

Send them to school without breaking the bank

Centsible Mom, Angela Pittenger, talks about saving money on back to school shopping.

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Are you going back to school shopping this week?

Are you going back to school shopping this week?

If any of you are doing your back-to-school shopping this week, and would like to have your picture in the paper, I'd love to hear from you.

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Free comics, writing and art workshops at MegaMania!!

Free comics, writing and art workshops at MegaMania!!

The fourth annual comics and gaming convention, also known as, MegaMania!! is Saturday.

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James Supp from Antiques Roadshow appraises thrift store finds

James Supp from Antiques Roadshow appraises thrift store finds

Angela and James discuss what to look for when shopping at thrift stores and James appraises several items.

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$2 afternoon at Children's Museum Tucson

$2 afternoon at Children's Museum Tucson

If you're looking for something cool to do with the kids, Children's Museum Tucson is offering $2 admission from 2 to 5 p.m. this afternoon. And, if that isn't cool enough, the first 200 people will receive free Eegee's.

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Resale store moving, holding auction

Resale store moving, holding auction

Recycling Household Items, RHI for short, is moving from its current location at 3949 E. 29th Street, suite 711 to a new location at 4034 E. Grant Road.

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Evening hours and cheap admission to Pima Air and Space Museum

Evening hours and cheap admission to Pima Air and Space Museum

The museum will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, July 26 and August 23.

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Angela interviews James Supp from the Antiques Roadshow

Angela interviews James Supp from the Antiques Roadshow

Angela and James talk about how to identify treasures at thrift stores and yard sales.

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Deadline is Monday to get 2014-15 Eegees coupon card

Deadline is Monday to get 2014-15 Eegees coupon card

A year's worth of monthly coupon's gets you 50 percent off.

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Centsible Mom: Make money and save money at JBF consignment sale

Centsible Mom: Make money and save money at JBF consignment sale

Angela Pittenger chats with Shawna Wilfert, co-owner of the Just Between Friends Tucson franchise, about how you can save money on school clothes or make money by consigning.

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Columns from the Star

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.

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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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Centsible Mom: Price check on holiday baking items
Centsible Mom: Price check on holiday baking items

The first pies and breads of the holiday baking season will be filling the kitchen counter just days from now.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Centsible Mom: Price check on this season's popular toys
Centsible Mom: Price check on this season's popular toys

The holiday toy books have arrived, marking that special time of year when the kids grab a crayon, a pen or even mom’s lipstick to circle and …

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Centsible Mom: Prices hiked on Valley Fever medicine for dogs
Centsible Mom: Prices hiked on Valley Fever medicine for dogs

An estimated 6 percent of dogs in Pima, Pinal and Maricopa counties become sick with valley fever every year, costing Arizona dog owners more …

October 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Centsible Mom: Halloween spending needn't be scary
Centsible Mom: Halloween spending needn't be scary

When bills and living expenses are lurking in the shadows of every corner, Halloween spending can be a scary thought.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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C-Path’s tool for medical trials gets global market
C-Path’s tool for medical trials gets global market

Eight years after its founding, the Tucson-based Critical Path Institute is going global in a big way.

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