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ACLU demands halt to alleged harassment of checkpoint monitors in Arivaca

ACLU demands halt to alleged harassment of checkpoint monitors in Arivaca

A group of Arivaca residents are not giving up on their efforts to have a Border Patrol checkpoint removed from their community.

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Online bidders soar for Earp auction of guns, family items

Online bidders soar for Earp auction of guns, family items

The infamous confrontation lasted less than a minute.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

The 10th annual March for Children, which helps bring awareness to the issue of child abuse and highlights the local agencies and individuals that work to keep children safe, and the Casa de los Niños family fiesta drew about 2,000 people to Reid Park Sunday morning. 

April 13, 2014 5:26 pm Photos

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Jewish community holds non-traditional Seders across Pima County

Jewish community holds non-traditional Seders across Pima County

Lengthy Passover Seders can be tiring and difficult for little ones, which is why a local rabbi offers parents ideas on making the meal exciting, and inclusive, for children.

April 13, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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What the boss makes

What the boss makes

The Parade magazine inside today’s Star includes its annual feature on what Americans in various jobs are paid, peeking into their paychecks.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Robust trade is best way to solve immigration issues, border mayors say

More and better trade with Mexico is the key to solving immigration issues, said a group of border mayors Friday during a breakfast at Tucson’s Jewish Community Center.

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D-M economic impact falls to $973M

D-M economic impact falls to $973M

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base reported an estimated local economic impact of $973 million in the 2013 fiscal year, down from about $1.14 billion in the prior year as Pentagon budget cuts took their toll.

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Arizona Gives raises $1.4M for nonprofits

The Arizona Gives online fundraising campaign for charities raised nearly $1.4 million during its 24-hour event Wednesday.

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Democratic robocalls in Southern Arizona tie congressional challengers to Ryan’s budget

Unfamiliar or even blocked phone numbers started showing up on caller IDs throughout the Old Pueblo yesterday, with a stranger on the other end of the line asking them to call Republican congressional candidates.

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Man, 4 grandchildren displaced by fire on Tucson's north side

Man, 4 grandchildren displaced by fire on Tucson's north side

A man and his four grandchildren were displaced Sunday afternoon after a fire destroyed their north-side mobile home. 

April 06, 2014 6:55 pm Photos

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The blues: Pride and joy of Cholla High band

The blues: Pride and joy of Cholla High band

The sounds coming from the music rehearsal room at Cholla High Magnet School were undeniable.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Border wait times could drop with addition of 170 officers

Border wait times could drop with addition of 170 officers

There might be shorter wait lines in the near future as Arizona’s ports of entry get an influx of additional officers.

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In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New Tucson theater will offer meals with its movies

A new theater coming to Tucson plans to combine the experience of dinner and a movie.

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Robin Gomez: Deceptive marketing of the F-35

Robin Gomez: Deceptive marketing of the F-35

A group of civic and business leaders, calling itself the Southern Arizona Defense Alliance, has recently launched an effort to welcome the new F-35 Stealth Fighter to Tucson. Almost all of these leaders live outside the city of Tucson, far from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and from Tucson I…

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Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Tucsonans have good reason to be concerned over the possibility of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base losing its 83 A-10C “Warthogs” and the jobs they bring to this community.

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White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

The White House will honor a local woman who has become a vocal supporter of gun reform after surviving the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting spree.

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Bill could end live greyhound racing in Tucson without closing track

Bill could end live greyhound racing in Tucson without closing track

Live dog racing could come to an end in Southern Arizona without Tucson Greyhound Park shuttering its doors.

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Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

If Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik wants people to know two things about stroke, they’re this: Speed is of the essence for treatment, and FAST — an acronym to help people recognize the first signs of stroke — can save your life.

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