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Throwback Thursday: The Dillinger Gang

Throwback Thursday: The Dillinger Gang

The January 1934 capture in Tucson of John Dillinger — then one of the most wanted men in the country for committing a string of bank robberies in the Midwest — will be commemorated this weekend downtown.

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Tech startup looks to create custom weekly grocery ads

Despite a significant move to online ads, printed weekly grocery circulars have remained a mainstay of supermarkets, which spent more than $11 billion on newspaper circulars alone last year.

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Tucson firms find it's buyer beware in Wild West of Internet marketing

The salesman’s claims were too good to be true, in retrospect, says local business owner Danny Valenzuela.

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No peddling of bike-tax plans here

No peddling of bike-tax plans here

A proposal in the Windy City to tax cyclists to generate revenue isn’t gaining any traction with local leaders.

December 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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MDA hopes selling Tucson building will fix its finances

MDA hopes selling Tucson building will fix its finances

As the Muscular Dystrophy Association moves its headquarters out of Tucson, the nonprofit may be forced to sell its plush Foothills office complex — complete with television studio, fitness center and killer views — at a substantial loss.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Defense firms plan own furloughs amid shutdown

Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.

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Building waiver to allow growth of Tucson aircraft-repair firm

An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.

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MDA moving its national HQ out of Tucson

MDA moving its national HQ out of Tucson

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has announced plans to move its national offices from Tucson after calling the area home for nearly 22 years.

September 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucsonans remember 1963's March on Washington

Tucsonans remember 1963's March on Washington

It’s the sense of unity among the crowd gathered to support equal rights and the speakers’ calls to action that’s left a lasting impression on Tucson residents who attended the 1963 March on Washington.

August 27, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Patrick Finley: Reporter's bond with Tucson will live on

Patrick Finley: Reporter's bond with Tucson will live on

Reporter Patrick Finley, right, carries equipment to the Tucson Padres dug-out while learning how busy the job of ballboy can be for a story in 2011.

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Patrick Finley: Reporter's bond with Tucson will live on

Patrick Finley: Reporter's bond with Tucson will live on

Finley donned the Sandy the Sidewinder costume as part of his 2006 column on ballpark jobs that also included being a ticket-taker.

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Patrick Finley: Reporter's bond with Tucson will live on

Patrick Finley: Reporter's bond with Tucson will live on

For eight years and two months, I've told other people's stories - 2,820 of them.

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Pima County dumps Columbus Day for Black Friday

Pima County dumps Columbus Day for Black Friday

The Pima County Board of Supervisors unanimously decided on Tuesday to make the day after Thanksgiving — better known as Black Friday — a paid county holiday rather than Columbus Day.

August 06, 2013 3:32 pm Related

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Arizona 'Dreamers' supported in Chicago activists

CHICAGO - A small group protesting U.S. deportation policies is staging a sit-in at Rep. Luis Gutierrez's office in Chicago.

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Arizona “Dreamers” get support from Chicago activists

Arizona “Dreamers” get support from Chicago activists

CHICAGO — A small group protesting U.S. deportation policies is staging a sit-in at Rep. Luis Gutierrez’ office in Chicago.

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Philanthropist Esther Capin dies at 78

Philanthropist Esther Capin dies at 78

Philanthropist and former Arizona Board of Regent Esther N. Capin died Sunday. She was 78.

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Pima College responds to critical report

Pima College responds to critical report

Pima Community College may have serious problems in goverance and administration, but they don’t justify putting the troubled school on probation, the college’s in-house attorney said Friday in a letter to PCC’s accreditor

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Chicago’s Public Enemy No. 1: Mexican drug kingpin Guzman

Chicago’s Public Enemy No. 1: Mexican drug kingpin Guzman

CHICAGO — A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city’s new Public Enemy No. 1 — the same notorious label assigned to Al Capone at the height of the Prohibition-era gang wars.

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Horse breeder 'Bazy' Tankersley, of Al-Marah Arabians, dies at 91

Horse breeder 'Bazy' Tankersley, of Al-Marah Arabians, dies at 91

"Bazy" McCormick Tankersley, an Arabian horse breeder and founder of St. Gregory College Preparatory School, died Tuesday at age 91.

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