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Dave Perry: Santa, a hog farmer and a boy go deep

Dave Perry: Santa, a hog farmer and a boy go deep

Santa is spending part of his off-season in the Grand Canyon.

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Despite declining enrollment, Pima Community College opens $12.5M building

Despite declining enrollment, Pima Community College opens $12.5M building

Pima Community College’s newest building has three floors, a legion of laboratory skeletons and a $12.5 million price tag.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Chamber's Perry looks ahead at Oro Valley's economy

Chamber's Perry looks ahead at Oro Valley's economy

Few have their fingers on the pulse of the Oro Valley business community like Dave Perry, Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce president and CEO. His job is to make things happen for the town, helping recruit business and acting as a conduit between executives and the government.

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Life in the town of abundant appliances

Life in the town of abundant appliances

The washing machine died in mid-load. So it is with appliances. They do not go gently into that good night. They do not pass in their sleep, as we all want to do. Instead, they fail fully loaded, holding a last stew of lightly soaped gray water with half-clean clothes. At 10 p.m.

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Memory of terrible event reverberates 50 years later

Memory of terrible event reverberates 50 years later

Second-graders in Mrs. Schutz’s class at Meadowbrook Elementary School were doing jumping jacks in the new building’s cafeteria-gymnasium the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963.

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Gruff KC was not always as he appeared

Gruff KC was not always as he appeared

Kenneth "KC" Carter

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Gruff KC was not always as he appeared

Gruff KC was not always as he appeared

KC Carter became a friend of mine during the last year of his life, when nearly all his battles had been fought, when his health was failing and he knew it, when it was time to downsize, to finish things … and to have a good laugh.

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Dave Perry

Dave Perry

Dave Perry

January 26, 2012 12:00 am
Let's 'change' our economy: Get coins circulating

Let's 'change' our economy: Get coins circulating

is a freelance writer living in Oro Valley

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Let's 'change' our economy: Get coins circulating

Let's 'change' our economy: Get coins circulating

President Obama was right. Change has come to America.

March 10, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Problem calls for a dose of creativity

Problem calls for a dose of creativity

lives in Oro Valley and is not writing a book about home repairs

February 17, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Problem calls for a dose of creativity

Problem calls for a dose of creativity

Nothing like a frozen water line to get the testosterone flowing in a marginally competent male homeowner at 6 a.m., when it's 20 degrees in Oro Valley and the bathroom faucet yields … nothing.

February 17, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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