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Cats and Jammers event to help shelter

Cats and Jammers event to help shelter

Cynthia Willkomm is one of numerous Pawsitively Cats volunteers who provide attention and assistance to cats at the no-kill, cage-free shelter.

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Cats and Jammers event to help shelter

Cats and Jammers event to help shelter

For 400 local felines, the volunteers at Pawsitively Cats are the cat's meow.

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Education notes

New Vail high school to open Wednesday

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Zachary's to close after 24-year run

Zachary's to close after 24-year run

Zachary's Pizza is one of Tucson's most enduring pizza parlors. The UA-area restaurant will close its doors July 29.

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Zachary's to close after 24-year run

Zachary's to close after 24-year run

Zachary's Pizza, the once popular eatery across from the University of Arizona, will close for good on July 29, ending a 24-year run as one of Tucson's most enduring pizza restaurants.

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Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Tucson Twist-Its member Holly Labus, 11, center, practices a double-dutch routine with Rebecca Auslander, 12, left, and her sister Abigail Auslander, 15, during a workout at Agua Caliente Elementary School. Members of the Tucson Twist-Its will coach and host jump-rope camps this summer. The …

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Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Tucson Twist-Its members Maya Herron, 8, left, and Abby Gahr, 9, do some pushups as part of their routine during a workout at Agua Caliente Elementary School.

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Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Jordyn Even works on her routine with partner Paige Reid, background.

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Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Rebecca Auslander, a member of the Tucson Twist-Its jump rope team, performs what she calls the Krueger Release, a move she created while practicing the double-dutch routine.

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Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Tucson Twist-Its members Paige Reid, 13, upside down, and her partner, Jordyn Even, 12, work on a routine.

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Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

Twist-Its prepare to host two camps

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May 31, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Having lost UA crowd, Wildcat House taps out

Having lost UA crowd, Wildcat House taps out

The years had not been kind to the Wildcat House, Tucson's longtime college hangout. Business had been falling since the economy crashed, company officials said, deepening a wound that began in the 1990s when its college-age patrons started migrating to downtown, North Fourth Avenue clubs an…

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Real estate: Proposed rental for 17 students upsets First Avenue neighbors

Kevin Illige and Pam Lambert, who live northwest of the University of Arizona with their two young children, aren't too keen on the possibility of 17 fraternity members living across the street from their home.

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Fundraiser to feature activities, art interpreted through florals

Fundraiser to feature activities, art interpreted through florals

Spring is in the air in the Old Pueblo, and the University of Arizona Museum of Art is in full bloom with its fundraiser, Bouquets to Art, on March 23.

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Kids get lesson in hands-on volunteering

Kids get lesson in hands-on volunteering

Youth volunteers with Wee Work lined up to hand out presents at the Frank and Edith Morton Clubhouse Friday night.

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Kids get lesson in hands-on volunteering

Kids get lesson in hands-on volunteering

Dozens of children at the Frank and Edith Morton Clubhouse gym sat in groups Friday evening as music blared from speakers.

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TUSD approves leases for 2 closed schools

The TUSD Governing Board unanimously approved lease agreements Tuesday for Jefferson Park and Roberts elementary schools, which were shut last year.

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TUSD consultants to get $21,000 more

A consultant group hired by TUSD to find a use for nine closed school sites will get a larger payout than expected.

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Grape Expectations offers wine, food, a chance to help

Grape Expectations offers wine, food, a chance to help

With a name like Grape Expectations, it's not surprising that an upcoming fundraiser has ambitious goals: guests will sip vintages from several wineries, sample selections from 30-some local restaurants, and socialize as they peruse silent-auction items.

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Neighborhood sustains an enduring swim program

Neighborhood sustains an enduring swim program

Tucsonans can give summer one last hurrah - and help give one of the city's original neighborhood pools a makeover - at the Flip-Flop Gala Saturday at Catalina Terrace.

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