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Literary legacy contributes to sense of community

Literary legacy contributes to sense of community

Editor’s note: This is the next in our series exploring Tucson neighborhoods — the homes, the vibes, the people. Look for the Where We Live se…

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Photos: Appliances Restored

Photos: Appliances Restored

Rick Allen and his crew at Vintage Appliances and Restoration in Tucson restore and repair antique vintage appliances for customers who love t…

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Vintage appliances with high-end appeal

Vintage appliances with high-end appeal

It must have been all the talk of the bridge club — the stunning, side-by-side Kelvinator Foodarama refrigerator freezer, considered to be amo…

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This guesthouse wouldn't fly in most neighborhoods

This guesthouse wouldn't fly in most neighborhoods

Scrapped airplanes get new life from Raytheon engineer in Oro Valley backyard

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Modern Home Tour

Modern Home Tour

Colorado architect Andy White was busy designing a modern home where he could spend Tucson winters with his wife, Kami.

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Marana neighborhood lights up with the spirit of Christmas

Marana neighborhood lights up with the spirit of Christmas

Editor’s note: This is the next in our series exploring Tucson neighborhoods — the homes, the vibes, the people. Look for the Where We Live se…

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Photos: Historic Aldea Linda neighborhood

Photos: Historic Aldea Linda neighborhood

In the 1940s, Sam and Judy Goddard saw their beloved desert shrink as subdivisions rose from the Tucson sand. Sam Goddard, who became Arizona…

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Finding a beautiful little village in Tucson

Finding a beautiful little village in Tucson

Sam Goddard, who became Arizona’s 12th governor in 1965, dreamed of creating a Tucson neighborhood where folks had a place to stretch their le…

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Pink Depression-era glass especially popular with collectors

Pink Depression-era glass especially popular with collectors

Q: My 82-year-old aunt has had these pink glass pieces for years. Any info on history and values? Are they collectibles?

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Mount Lemmon as a thriving neighborhood

Mount Lemmon as a thriving neighborhood

Editor’s note: This is the next in our series exploring local neighborhoods — the homes, the vibes, the people. Look for the Where We Live ser…

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Do We Have to Remove the Old Tile Before Laying New Tile?

Do We Have to Remove the Old Tile Before Laying New Tile?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing chimney fires to g…

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Scrimshaw fakes abound, so beware if in the market

Scrimshaw fakes abound, so beware if in the market

Q: I want to find out how much a walrus tusk scrimshawed by (name omitted) is worth. The tusk is 19 inches long.

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Fall decorations refresh

Fall decorations refresh

Winterhaven is known for its top-notch decorating at Christmas, but some residents also pull out all of the stops as soon as summer gives way to fall.

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Photos: Rincon Heights Neighborhood

Photos: Rincon Heights Neighborhood

The neighborhood of about 2,000 residents is an eclectic mix – UA professors, college students, attorneys, artists and plumbers, to name a few…

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Why Doesn’t My Garage Door Work Properly?

Why Doesn’t My Garage Door Work Properly?

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero’s website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to pre…

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A first-aid kit of homeownership skills

A first-aid kit

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

As Tucson boomed during the first half of the 20th century and beyond, neighborhoods sprung up in similar fashion - perfectly straight rows of…

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The smart collector: Portrait miniatures big in 18th, early 19th centuries

The smart collector: Portrait miniatures big in 18th, early 19th centuries

Q: Any info on my paintings signed Faleinell? Each is about 2 by 3 inches plus the frame. I'd like to know something about the artist, when th…

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Paper works best for air-conditioning filters

Paper works best for air-conditioning filters

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to pre…

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The smart collector: 'Vermeer' works aren't even good fakes

The smart collector: 'Vermeer' works aren't even good fakes

Q: Are these paintings by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) of any value?

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Ductwork system important in how air conditioner works

Ductwork system important in how air conditioner works

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to pre…

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The smart collector: Set emotion aside to assess value of inherited items

Q: Can you comment on these antiques that have been handed down through the family? I also need the name of a reputable appraiser in my area.

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Use builder- or high-end-grade replacement kitchen cabinets

Use builder- or high-end-grade replacement kitchen cabinets

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero's website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to pre…

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For grout, elbow grease is the only answer

We love tile. We hate grout. (If not yet, soon.)

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Vatican knew for decades about Legion problem

The late Pope John Paul II and his top advisers failed to grasp the severity of the sexual abuse problem until late in his 26-year papacy, esp…

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Horoscope for April 21

Horoscope for April 21

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 21, 2014: This year you are able to fulfill a wish, mainly because of an artistic or creative friend who walk…

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Bonnie Henry: Spring tests bird ingenuity and determination

“Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it.”

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Pipe organ gets new life at Tucson's Catalina United Methodist

Pipe organ gets new life at Tucson's Catalina United Methodist

For a senior pastor facing his third sermon on a Sunday morning, nothing lifts the spirit quite like the triumphant boom of a pipe organ.

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Simple hair tutorial: Here's an up 'do as easy as a ponytail

Simple hair tutorial: Here's an up 'do as easy as a ponytail

The hotter it gets, the harder it gets to look pulled together.

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Literary legacy contributes to sense of community

Literary legacy contributes to sense of community

Editor’s note: This is the next in our series exploring Tucson neighborhoods — the homes, the vibes, the people. Look for the Where We Live se…

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Here's an up 'do as easy as a ponytail

Here's an up 'do as easy as a ponytail

The hotter it gets, the harder it gets to look pulled together.

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UA Compost Cats contributes to greener living

UA Compost Cats contributes to greener living

Chester Philips and his crew of 10 University of Arizona student employees deal in the life cycle of dirt.

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Ask Amy: Advice for the Real World for April 20

Ask Amy: Advice for the Real World for April 20

Arts grad wonders about switching fields

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John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics …

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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for April 20

For the past three years we have limited visits with my family to three days for our sanity. The prospect of a weeklong visit is already makin…

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Baby-led transition to solids

‘Our son is nearly 14 months old. When he turned 1, he moved out of the infant room at day care and was expected to start eating the food that…

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Best known for his stunning ceramic birds, Boehm had an intriguing sideline

Q: What is current value on my two limited-edition phrenology pieces by Boehm?

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Can I have insulation blown into my wall?

Can I have insulation blown into my wall?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions. His goal is to provide answers that suit the…

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Horoscope for April 20

Horoscope for April 20

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, April 20, 2014: This year you often put in extraordinary effort to make your dreams a reality. The toll that these …

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My wife is in intensive care — what about her airline ticket?

Q: Earlier this year, I booked flights with Expedia on Icelandair for a trip to Paris and London for my wife and me. It was to be in celebrati…

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Ask Amy: Keep out of a friend’s troubled marriage

Ask Amy: Keep out of a friend’s troubled marriage

Friend might keep hubby, lose friendship

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Pope to baptize 10 people in Easter Vigil

Pope to baptize 10 people in Easter Vigil

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica in which he will baptize 10 people.

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Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus

Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus

FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (AP) — An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus' breakaway north illustrated…

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Horoscope for April 19

Horoscope for April 19

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 19, 2014: This year you have an opportunity to break a pattern and become more dynamic; travel and a foreig…

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Pope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession

Pope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is presiding over a torch-lit Way of the Cross procession at the Colosseum marking Good Friday in Rome.

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Atheist national conference aims at Mormon church

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders of a prominent atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for April 18

Dear Carolyn:

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Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reaching out

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Social media has been buzzing about Easter falling on April 20th this year — the pot-lover's highest holiday.

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Horoscope for April 18

Horoscope for April 18

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 18, 2014: This year you will be more energized than you have been in a long time. You have a sense of directi…

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A must-read for craft beer fanatics

The story of craft beer in America is as much about good beer as it is small business. I find it fascinating.

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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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Home Cooking: A light and airy fruit pudding from America's past

Home Cooking: A light and airy fruit pudding from America's past

Snow pudding is a great old American recipe that dates back to pioneer days, back when resourceful home cooks hankering for a treat had to rel…

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Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction

DENVER (AP) — Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his min…

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The case for separate beds

The other night I slept on a twin bed in the guest room of the house I share with my husband and our two kids. We have a comfortable, firm kin…

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The demise of collegiate fun

ST. LOUIS — A few years ago, the psychologist Peter Gray released a fascinating — and sobering — study: Lack of free play in millennials' over…

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Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual d…

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Kentucky jury convicts ex-priest in sodomy case

Kentucky jury convicts ex-priest in sodomy case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A jury has convicted a former Catholic priest of three counts of sodomy in a case stemming from the 1970s.

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Horoscope for April 17

Horoscope for April 17

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 17, 2014: This year you relate on more of an individual level, as you find this type of interaction far mor…

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Vegan bake sale to help homeless animals

Lovin’ Spoonfuls Vegetarian Restaurant, Urban Fresh, Green Heart Bakery and Ashley Welsh, who bakes for the Rincon Market, are among the culin…

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Arepas: Satisfying Latin flatbread is a versatile comfort food

Arepas: Satisfying Latin flatbread is a versatile comfort food

Journey through the neighborhoods of Bogota, Colombia, and you are likely to find a dozen different ways to make arepas (ah-REH-pahs).

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A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a Hispanic bakery that changed my understanding of what a delicious pudding could be.

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Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sau…

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Art of the ‘choke: Supermarket freezer case unlocks key to weeknight rendering

Art of the ‘choke: Supermarket freezer case unlocks key to weeknight rendering

Fresh artichokes are one of my favorite foods, and yet I find myself passing them by at the grocery store, having thought about the work in cl…

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Is avoiding makeup feminism or laziness?

WASHINGTON — Is makeup going away? Is it the End of Makeup? We've seen hordes of #nomakeupselfies — all pale, chapped lips and hooded eyes — o…

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What to wear to the fair

Fried foods, carnival rides, concerts and a petting zoo. The Pima County Fair has a little something for everyone. The annual event runs throu…

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Bill Nye says he underestimated debate's impact

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — TV's "Science Guy" Bill Nye says he underestimated the impact of a February debate in Kentucky on evolution and creatio…

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Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

Obama to faith leaders: No immigration fix planned

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Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a lift to two lucky kids during his general audience in St. Peter's Square.

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Horoscope for April 16

Horoscope for April 16

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 16, 2014: This year you often disagree with those around you. How you manifest this difference of opinion …

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