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Passover and Easter linked by moon and spring equinox

Passover began Monday at sunset, and Easter is Sunday.

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Photos: Behind-the-scenes at Country Thunder with StarBurch

Photos: Behind-the-scenes at Country Thunder with StarBurch

Caliente reporter Cathy Burch explored the backstage and behind-the-scenes of 2014's Country Thunder music festival in Florence and has some p…

April 14, 2014 5:38 pm Photos

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Spectacular total eclipse of the moon worth staying up past midnight

Spectacular total eclipse of the moon worth staying up past midnight

There will be a spectacular total eclipse of the moon tonight. That’s the good news.

April 14, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Succulents take a star turn at Sonoran X Conference

Succulents take a star turn at Sonoran X Conference

Some are born to plant nerdiness. Some have plant nerdiness thrust upon them.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Drought hammers Agua Caliente anew

Drought hammers Agua Caliente anew

Tucson's bone-dry, weirdly warm winter has further reduced the drought-stricken main pond at Agua Caliente Park. Video by Doug Kreutz

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Striker to the line: Vintage baseball tournament set this weekend in Bisbee

Striker to the line: Vintage baseball tournament set this weekend in Bisbee

A anachronistic experience awaits baseball fans who travel to Bisbee this weekend.

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Thunderbirds and craft beer among air show attractions

Thunderbirds and craft beer among air show attractions

The Thunderbirds will soar above the Old Pueblo this weekend as part of Thunder and Lightning over Arizona, a biannual open house that’s expec…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Resolve to move more over the next seven weeks

Resolve to move more over the next seven weeks

Here it is, already: April — a good time to take stock on how you’re doing with any resolutions you may have made to exercise more in 2014.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Saguaros' early bloom

Saguaros' early bloom

Arizona Daily Star reporter Doug Kreutz found on Wednesday that saguaros are blooming far earlier than usual at Saguaro National Park west of …

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Two festivals festival forces are with us this weekend: Hullabaloo and Cyclovia

Two festivals festival forces are with us this weekend: Hullabaloo and Cyclovia

Two fast-growing Arizona traditions, hailing from opposite ends of the state, are joining forces in Tucson this weekend.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fiery-red Mars glows brightly on Tuesday

Tonight the crescent moon will be in Taurus the Bull.

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Music, family fun, frivolity — a Hullabaloo stirs in Tucson

Music, family fun, frivolity —  a Hullabaloo stirs in Tucson

More than 8,000 people showed up to partake in the fun and frivolity of last year’s Fourth Annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Feld Davis Pocket Park at Martin and 8th Street

Feld Davis Pocket Park at Martin and 8th Street

Just west of Campbell Avenue, at the corner of Martin Ave. and 8th Street, you can find the quarter-acer Feld Davis Pocket Park. It has a Litt…

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Zodiacal Light

The days are growing longer. The sun sets tonight at 6:40 p.m. and astronomical twilight ends at 8:03 p.m.

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New performance art in store for third Moctoberfest

New performance art in store for third Moctoberfest

Flam Chen has some new material in store for the third annual Moctoberfest, happening Saturday in and around Mercado San Agustín.

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Neon Bubble Dash set to glow up the night

Neon Bubble Dash set to glow up the night

Music bursts through speakers.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tree pollens are in the air

Tree pollens are in the air

Mulberry, olive, Italian cypress, palo verde — the trees’ names are pleasant enough, but the pollens they produce could lead to a sniffling, s…

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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2 nearby state parks hold star parties on Saturday

Kartchner Caverns State Park and Patagonia Lake State Park are each hosting star parties Saturday. “They’re getting more popular all the time,…

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See city's reflection in Spring Street Fair

A mix of clouds and sun, but no rain, is in the forecast for this weekend’s Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair.

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Sunrise over Tucson

Sunrise over Tucson

Sometimes you just have to share the beauty. Doug Kreutz took this sunrise photo in Tucson March 14, 2014.

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Slideshow: Take a trip to the Colorado River with Google Views

Google has taken its all-seeing eyes on a trip that few experience: the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. The search giant partnered w…

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Sky spy: Watch for Mercury and Venus

While the moon dims our evening sky for much of the next week, the morning sky offers great viewing.

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Photos: Southwest wildflowers

Photos: Southwest wildflowers

Deserts and canyons around Tucson are bursting into bloom with brittlebush. Take a look at some of the brilliant flower displays Tucson has ha…

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Brilliantly blooming Brittlebush

Brilliantly blooming Brittlebush

Brittlebush flowers are blooming brilliantly across the Tucson Valley. Video by Doug Kreutz of the Arizona Daily Star.

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Rafting companies canceling seasons due to dry Arizona winter

Rafting companies canceling seasons due to dry Arizona winter

Commercial rafting companies are canceling their seasons along the Upper Salt River and the Verde River due to a depleted water supply, forcin…

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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