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2009-03-01 00:11:53

Geoff Ogilvy and Paul Casey will square off Sunday for the title at the WGC- Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana, Ariz. Ogilvy, from Australia, reached the final for the third time in four years with a 4&2 victory Saturday against last year's runner-up, Stewart Cink. Casey joined him by beating fellow Englishman Ross Fisher 2&1. It'll be fun, said Ogilvy about Sunday's matchup. It's amazing. We both came down a couple weeks ago to check out the course. It's very coincidental....

2008-09-26 09:00:19

By BRIAN J PEDERSEN MARANA WILL CONSIDER ABANDONING RESTRICTION ON BUSINESSES' HOURS Marana officials will review whether a restriction on hours for businesses along a three-mile stretch of North Silverbell Road in Continental Ranch is still necessary following the town council's approval to let a gym be open 24 hours a day. "I think it's time to take a look at it," Councilman Russell Clanagan said of rules associated with the Silverbell Road Commercial Overlay District. "Maybe the...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

By BRIAN J PEDERSEN Marana officials expect to save as much as $5 million in utility costs over the next 20 years after the Town Council approved a contract to use an allocation of hydroelectric power. The one megawatt of power, which Marana will get annually for 20 years beginning Oct. 1, comes from the Parker-Davis Project. That project generates hydroelectric power with a dam on the Colorado River near Lake Havasu City. "We're very fortunate that we happen to be in a good spot,"...

2008-08-15 09:00:53

By ANDREA RIVERA MARANA SCHOOLS' NEW LEADER Emiline and Simon Hill were the first children to arrive at their school bus stop in the Rancho Marana neighborhood Monday, and new Marana Superintendent Doug Wilson was there to greet them. Wilson, who started as Marana Unified School District's superintendent July 1, rode the bus to Estes Elementary School with Emiline, Simon and more than a dozen other Estes students. More than 13,000 students in the Marana school district started school...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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