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South Sixth glows again at repurposed grocery

South Sixth glows again at repurposed grocery

Owner of 'super-marketing' firm says spillover from Congress Street revitalization will invigorate nearby neighborhoods.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TEP honors eight for boosting energy efficiency

TEP honors eight for boosting energy efficiency

Tucson Electric Power Co. recognized seven organizations and local sustainable- homebuilding pioneer John Wesley Miller on Wednesday for their support of energy-efficiency goals.

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Old Main to be new again — sort of

Old Main to be new again — sort of

Giving the first University of Arizona building a new purpose, while keeping its history and extending its life, is an architectural puzzle.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Metal roofing firm builds new home

Metal roofing firm builds new home

A longtime Tucson metal-roofing contractor is marking its 20th anniversary in a new building.

November 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Corn mazes

Corn mazes

`This picture taken Friday Aug. 16, 2013 shows an arial view of a corn maze near Berlepsch, Germany, (AP Photo/dpa,Stefan Rampfel)

October 25, 2013 5:03 pm
82. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

82. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Actress Patricia Neal who stars in the movie, "The Day the Earth Stood Still." List from: AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills. See a trailer for the movie.

October 24, 2013 6:45 pm
Sonoran Science Academy teams take 1st in architecture contest

Sonoran Science Academy teams take 1st in architecture contest

Two Sonoran Science Academy middle school teams took first place in the annual Kidstruction Competition. 

October 04, 2013 2:00 pm Photos

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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 prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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White House pets

White House pets

President Gerald Ford and his daughter, Susan, are seen on the South Lawn of the White House with their dog, Liberty, Oct. 7, 1974, Washington, D.C. (AP Photo)

August 20, 2013 3:32 pm
Korean War ended 60 years ago

Korean War ended 60 years ago

Communist laborers work around the outside of armistice hall in Panmunjom on July 23, 1953 as they continue their feverish pace to finish the building. The reds say the armistice will be signed in the big hall. Trucks and an American bulldozer, apparently captured in some earlier action alon…

July 26, 2013 11:13 am
Korean War ended 60 years ago

Korean War ended 60 years ago

The six-feet tall Picasso peace dove no longer adorns the wall above the south entrance to the armistice building which the communist had painted on when the building was completed on July 26, 1953. The south entrance is the doorway through which the UN delegates will enter for the signing c…

July 26, 2013 11:11 am
Notable passings of 2012

Notable passings of 2012

In this July 29, 1964 file photo, Richard Zanuck, 29, is shown as production manager at Twentieth Century-Fox studio in Los Angeles. Zanuck, the son of Darryl F. Zanuck, has been schooled by his father in all phases of the business. According to his publicist, Richard D. Zanuck has died at a…

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

The Kannally house serves as visitor center for Oracle State Park, a part of a park system deemed endangered.

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

The large adobe-built Marist College building in downtown Tucson is on the list as well.

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

An old ranch house is one of several historical structures at the Empire Ranch. The ranch now forms a big part of the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, just north and east of Sonoita. The ranch is on the list of endangered historical areas.

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

More than 120 structures along the stretch of Broadway between Campbell Avenue and Country Club Road have distinctive architecture, according to the Arizona Preservation Foundation. The above building at 2343 E. Broadway currently houses law offices.

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Broadway's "Sunshine Corridor" is among the newest additions to the Arizona Preservation Foundation's list of the state's most endangered historical places.

November 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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The ghosts of Halloween past

The ghosts of Halloween past

Dr. Frankenstein, surrounded by his ghouls watch with joy as a body fills a coffin, during a performance for Halloween in England, November 1979. Tony Silver from San Jose, California, of the U. S. Army in Germany plays the part of Dr. Frankenstein. (AP Photo)

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The ghosts of Halloween past

The ghosts of Halloween past

A White House guard offers some conversation but no treats outside the White House in Washington, Oct. 31, 1977, as he turns away trick-or-treaters. The group of youngsters visited some other well known Washington addresses during their Halloween travel. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

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The ghosts of Halloween past

The ghosts of Halloween past

Pictured here is the Halloween festival in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 20, 1962. Nearly everyone turns out to watch the parade, and thousands are on hand to watch the show that launches it at the Palma Stadium. Another 7,000 or more school children take part in a youngsters' parade and there is br…

October 27, 2012 3:14 pmLoading…

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