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Tucson Festival of Books opens today

Tucson Festival of Books opens today

Bookworms, rejoice.

March 15, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Misconceptions about mental illness the focus of book by Tucson author

Ending misconceptions about the mentally ill is a goal of local writer and editor Sheila Wilensky, who recently published a book, “A Certain Slant of Light: Emerging From the Shadows of Mental Illness.” Wilensky includes the perspectives and insights of several Tucsonans in her work.

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UA printing lab takes students back in time

UA printing lab takes students back in time

In the era of texting and tweeting, a centuries-old communication technique still has fans at the University of Arizona.

December 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The original 1931 “Frankenstein” movie poster set a world record when it brought $262,900 this summer at Heritage Auctions.

October 23, 2013 6:28 am
25 qMambo

25 qMambo

La portada del libro destacado de Oscar Hijuelos, "The Mambo Kings Play the Songs of Love".

October 16, 2013 9:50 am
heavenly handwriting

heavenly handwriting

W. John Cocke works on calligraphy in his dining room. From 1978 to 1999, Cocke used calligraphy to reproduce the first four books of the New Testament and has published his work.

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heavenly handwriting

heavenly handwriting

Cocke displays various styles of calligraphy. The art form "is dying out, and people are not writing much by hand anymore. They are doing texting and emailing," says the retired astronomy professor.

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heavenly handwriting

heavenly handwriting

Cocke draws lines on calligraphy paper. The art requires focus because big mistakes mean scrapping a whole page. Cocke, a left-hander, must be especially careful.

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Heavenly handwriting

Heavenly handwriting

W. John Cocke devoted decades to exploring the cosmos through equations and cutting-edge telescopes.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Chuck Cecil's wife pens another book

Chuck Cecil's wife pens another book

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Chuck Cecil's wife pens another book

Chuck Cecil's wife pens another book

Carrie Gerlach Cecil is upfront about it:

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But for owner, celebrity canine, it's a chance to kick back, relax

But for owner, celebrity canine, it's a chance to kick back, relax

Kevin Doorlag, of Michigan, stands with Zeus, who now holds the title.

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But for owner, celebrity canine, it's a chance to kick back, relax

But for owner, celebrity canine, it's a chance to kick back, relax

George, a Tucson Great Dane who was crowned the Guinness World Records World's Tallest Dog in 2010, has been overthrown by Zeus.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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But for owner, celebrity canine, it's a chance to kick back, relax

But for owner, celebrity canine, it's a chance to kick back, relax

Dave Nasser and George, the Great Dane, are both happy for Zeus. George earlier held "tallest dog" title in the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Aspen Fire recovery

Aspen Fire recovery

Suzanne Hensel, author of a book on Summerhaven titled "Look to the Mountains," reflects on the Aspen fire on the porch of the Huntsman Cabin which survived the fire. It is the oldest on the mountain. It was completed in 1908. Photo by Ron Medvescek, Sept. 12, 2003

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Hansen: Ex-UA swimmer plugs book, which recounts bulimia, drugs, Playboy

Without her good name, her swimming medals, her endorsement income and her athletic talent, Amanda Beard’s life story — perspective warning: she’s only 30 — isn’t much different than that of a girl down the street.

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Tucson school wins $2,000 for library books

Holaway library wins $2,000 in books

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Tonight on campus: Magic meets science

Tonight on campus: Magic meets science

From the Star's community calendar:

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Dr. Copeland

Dr. Copeland

Dr. Jack Copeland holds a model of the CardioWest Total Artificial Heart during a press conference announcing FDA approval of the heart in a University Medical Center conference room Monday, October 18, 2004 in Tucson, Arizona. The unit which controls the heart when implanted in a patient is…

June 09, 2010 11:20 am

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