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Produce distribution sites, Jan. 31

Produce distribution sites, Jan. 31

Get up to 60 pounds of produce for $10 at Produce on Wheels Without Waste, a produce distribution program run by Borderlands Food Bank, Saturday.

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Learn how to find treasure with James Supp

Learn how to find treasure with James Supp

The event is free to attend. 

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Free college prep classes for parents of elementary students

Free college prep classes for parents of elementary students

Its available to families with elementary kids in the Sunnyside Unified School District.

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What parenting and family issues interest you?

What parenting and family issues interest you?

Change is something we all have to deal with every now and then.

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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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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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2014's top five scams in Southern Arizona

2014's top five scams in Southern Arizona

The Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona fielded thousands of calls from consumers who were reporting attempted scams or who were victimized by scams in 2014.

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Centsible Mom: Save with your own household products

Centsible Mom: Save with your own household products

 DIYer Tim Spence describes household products you can make on the cheap.

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It's the last weekend to catch Zoo Lights

It's the last weekend to catch Zoo Lights

This is the last weekend to catch Zoo Lights at Reid Park Zoo, 3400 Zoo Court.

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Free and cheap stuff to do with the kids next week

Free and cheap stuff to do with the kids next week

Most of Tucson's kids will head back to school Jan. 5. 

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Produce distribution, Dec. 27

Produce distribution, Dec. 27

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

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Some Christmas Eve store hours in Tucson area

Some Christmas Eve store hours in Tucson area

A list for last-minute shoppers.

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Centsible Mom: Thrifting last minute gifts

Centsible Mom: Thrifting last minute gifts

Tucson mom Stephanie Brashear, talks with Angela about thrift store gift ideas.

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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.

December 20, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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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.

November 15, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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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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