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Journey to Easter: Palm Sunday

Journey to Easter: Palm Sunday

A palm frond is folded into a cross before at St. Augustine Cathedral in downtown Tucson.

April 13, 2014 7:30 am
Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

A palm frond folded into a cross — a sign that Easter is on the way.

April 07, 2014 10:52 am
Tucson Fire Investgator Tom Quesnel

Tucson Fire Investgator Tom Quesnel

Fire Investigator Tom Quesnel of the Tucson Fire Department inspects damage for the cause of a fire in a vacant apartment in the 2400 block of north Sycamore Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Approximately $5,000 in damage was done when an exhaust fan in the bathroom malfunctioned.

March 27, 2014 5:03 pm
Tucson Fire Investgator Tom Quesnel

Tucson Fire Investgator Tom Quesnel

Tucson Fire Department fire investigator Thomas Quesnel, right, with hat, talks with David Wolfe, the occupant of a home in the 9000 block of East Maple Leaf. A fire in July 2004 destroyed the home and three cars in the driveway, causing an estimated $200,000 in damage.

March 27, 2014 5:02 pm
La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo

La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo

Saddle Bronc rider Heith DeMoss prepares for the finals on a horse named Night Latch at the Tucson Rodeo finals, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008.

February 11, 2014 12:03 pm
La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo

La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo

Lindz Sears of Ropesville, TX, goes around the third barrel in the Women's Barrel Race at the Tucson Rodeo finals, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008.

February 11, 2014 12:03 pm
John Dillinger

John Dillinger

On display at the History of Pharmacy Museum in the College of Pharmacy at the University of is gum chewed by John Dillinger and deposited under a counter at his regular seat at the Owl Drug Store in downtown Tucson. Jesse Hurlbut who ran the store - filling prescriptions and serving meals -…

January 22, 2014 4:38 pm
Dan Slania

Dan Slania

December 20, 2013 8:10 pm
Tucson Year in Restaurants 2013

Tucson Year in Restaurants 2013

Foothills staple Anthony’s in the Catalinas closed abruptly over Labor Day weekend, ending a 25-year run.

December 20, 2013 5:44 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

03 titan focus JDS-p6 -- Crista Simpson (CRISTA SIMPSON), owner of Crista's Totally Fit holds up a diagram of a Titan II Strategic Missile Site, similar to the one, 571-6, she lives atop near Amado. Jeffry Scott/Arizona Daily Star. 129953. NO MAGS, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT. 7/3/06 PHOTO BY…

December 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Graffiti inside equipment at Titan II Strategic Missile Site 570-2, near Hermans Road and AZ86 near Robles Junction.

December 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Eric Neilson, owner of Titan II Strategic Missile Site 570-4 looks up into his home, built around the access portal in 2006. In 2002 he excavated and gained entrance to the launch control center.

December 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

For sale sign at Titan II Strategic Missile Site 571-3 in 2006. The site is located near I-10 and Empirita Road.

December 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

The top of the launch control center, once buried eight-feet underground, and other once buried parts at Titan II Strategic Missile Site 571-4 are exposed after excavation by Pima County, the property owner, for construction fill dirt. The site is located near I-10 and AZ83.

December 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Inside Titan II Strategic Missile Site 570-4's launch control center the man in the moon gazes into the four-member crews sleeping quarters.

December 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

The logo for the 570th Strategic Missile Wing survived being buried for at least 15 years on a 6,000-pound blast door at Titan II Strategic Missile Site 570-4. Despite tons of debris filling the 35-foot deep access portal, when owner Eric Neilson excavated the site in 2002 the door opened up…

December 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan II Strategic Missile Site 571-6 in Amado is home to Crista's Totally Fit fitness center in 2006. Crista Simpson, owner of the center who leases the property, uses one of the IRCS antenna pads for a picnic spot. She also uses one of the refueling pads to supply water to area wildlife.

December 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Once underground, the dirt around the access portal at Titan II Strategic Missile Site 571-4 has been excavated by Pima County, the property owner, for construction fill. The site is located near I-10 and AZ83.

December 13, 2013 12:22 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

What was once part of the blast lock and the 250-foot long access tunnel to the missile silo has been partly excavated at the Titan II Strategic Missile Site 571-3 near Empirita Road and I-10.

December 13, 2013 12:22 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Inside the blast lock room looking toward the launch control center at the Titan II Strategic Missile Site 571-3 near Empirita Road and I-10. The 6,000-pound blast doors are open, but the site is filling with dirt because of the partial excavation.

December 13, 2013 12:22 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Wires remain in Titan II Strategic Missile Site 571-3 in what would have been the tunnel to the missile silo from the blast lock - the central room one entered when entering the site from the access portal. The site is located near I-10 and Empirita Road.

December 13, 2013 12:22 pm
31 FHZ stunt JDS-p1

31 FHZ stunt JDS-p1

Ringo, a.k.a. Jerry Woods leaps through a fireball during the Pinnacle Peak Pistoleros performance of their wild west stunt show Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009.

December 09, 2013 5:05 pm
03 HS FB GOW JDS-p7

03 HS FB GOW JDS-p7

Ka’Deem Carey heads off on a 57-yard TD run against Scottsdale Saguaro in CDO’s 44-0 win in 2009. Carey calls it his most memorable run ever.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
University of Arizona women's basketball

University of Arizona women's basketball

Soana Lucet drives to the basket against Nevada in the first half of their 2009 game in McKale Center. The Wildcats won 84-57.

October 24, 2013 1:15 am
Origami

Origami

An origami praying mantis a the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum by master American origami artist Michael LaFosse.

October 23, 2013 10:33 am
Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater

Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater

Lonestar lead singer Richie McDonald and the rest of the band perform Thursday, August 11, 2005 at AVA.

October 09, 2013 3:03 pm
Alan Jackson returns

Alan Jackson returns

Alan Jackson was the first artist to perform at Casino del Sol's AVA. He filled the house on Oct. 14, 2001.

October 09, 2013 3:03 pm
King cobra

King cobra

Elvis the king cobra peers through his locked enclosure during set up for the 2009 Tucson Reptile and Amphibian Show and Sale.

October 02, 2013 3:38 pm
Anthony's in the Catalinas

Anthony's in the Catalinas

For many years, Anthony’s in the Catalinas was a go-to spot for special occasions. The Foothills restaurant featured striking views, a continental menu and was widely recognized for its vast wine collection.

September 03, 2013 4:02 pmLoading…
Broadcaster and UA icon Dave Sitton

Broadcaster and UA icon Dave Sitton

Master of Ceremonies Dave Sitton gets the live auction rolling with a laugh from Melissa McCracken, right, executive director of the Arizona Chapter of the American LIver Foundation, during the Flavors of Tucson fundraiser in 2005 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.

August 12, 2013 10:47 am
10. Andy Garcia, RB, 2009

10. Andy Garcia, RB, 2009

Garcia (right) was named second team All-Southern Arizona by the Arizona Daily Star after posting a 9.1 yards per carry average to go along with 25 touchdowns as a senior 2009. Making the switch from wide receiver to running back before the start of his junior year, Garcia rushed for 1,600 y…

August 11, 2013 12:00 am
10. Kainoa Akina, QB, 2001

10. Kainoa Akina, QB, 2001

Kainoa, the son of former Arizona’s defensive coordinator and current Texas assistant coach, Duane Akina, completed 55 percent of his passes for 1276 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior in 2000. As a junior, Akina finished fifth in passing in Southern Arizona with 1,285 and 12 touchdowns. Ma…

August 10, 2013 12:00 am
Big man on campus: Empire High School's top 10: Woody started Ravens on right path

Big man on campus: Empire High School's top 10: Woody started Ravens on right path

Empire running back Cody Woody holds the school's season and career rushing records with 1,677 yards and 3,012 yards, respectively.

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5. Shawn Kobylinski, ATH, 2011

5. Shawn Kobylinski, ATH, 2011

Athlete Shawn Kobylinski was a force on both sides of the ball during his career at Catalina Foothills. Kobylinski was selected first-team All-Southern Arizona as a wide receiver in 2010 after making 22 catches for 607 yards. He also made the All-Region first team as a linebacker. Head coach…

July 30, 2013 11:05 pm
10. Darrian McIver (with ball), QB/DB, 2011

10. Darrian McIver (with ball), QB/DB, 2011

As a do-it-all contributor over three seasons with the Trojans, McIver made the switch from wide receiver to signal caller after his sophomore year, quarterbacking the Trojans to their only playoff appearance in 2009 as a junior. Also a starter at defensive back, McIver intercepted six passe…

July 30, 2013 2:12 pm
Greg Hansen: Ailing golf courses can learn from Highlands

Greg Hansen: Ailing golf courses can learn from Highlands

Golfers can no longer play the par-4, 375-yard No. 2 hole at Canoa Hills, which closed down along with fellow Green Valley course San Ignacio.

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McCray vs. Canidate

McCray vs. Canidate

Former UA basketball standout Ernie McCray and running back Trung Canidate. Take the poll.

June 20, 2013 4:16 pm
The recent TUSD superintendents

The recent TUSD superintendents

George Garcia, Feb. 17, 1997, was TUSD superintendent from 1991 to 2000.

June 12, 2013 7:56 pm
Meet Me Downtown live blog

Meet Me Downtown live blog

June 01, 2013 12:00 am
Recurring Adventure

Recurring Adventure

Thursday evenings through August, head downtown to Cinema La Placita, now in its 14th year.

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Where to eat after Friday's UA graduation

Where to eat after Friday's UA graduation

Wilko, on East University Boulevard across from the Park Avenue Main Gate, will be open until around 11 p.m. Friday ready to feed hungry graduates and their families.

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Janos will end lunch service April 26 at Kitchen + Cocktails downtown

Janos will end lunch service April 26 at Kitchen + Cocktails downtown

Chef Janos Wilder, who launched his career nearly 30 years ago downtown, will concentrate his energy on his growing dinner business at Kitchen + Cocktails, 135 S. Sixth Ave.

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Celebrate Tucson's Slavic heritage

Celebrate Tucson's Slavic heritage

Members of the Lajkonik Polish Folk Ensemble perform for the Tucson Slavic Festival Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 at St. Melany Byzantine Catholic Church. Such entertainment can be expected at the Slavic Heritage Festival April 20, 2013.

April 09, 2013 9:30 am
Foothills Mall sports grill shuts doors abruptly

Foothills Mall sports grill shuts doors abruptly

World Sports Grille boasted many flat-screen TVs and video games when it opened at Tucson Mall in 2008. The restaurant closed Monday. Customers with an unused Groupon may contact the online deals company at www.groupon.com/support for refunds.

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Arts, craft show makes the rounds

Arts, craft show makes the rounds

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March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arts, craft show makes the rounds

Arts, craft show makes the rounds

Nancy Shaffer, reflected in a repurposed mirror, scouts wares at the Dewdrop Fair. Two others Dewdrop Fairs are coming up.

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Arts, craft show makes the rounds

Arts, craft show makes the rounds

Larry Carter works at a booth featuring oil paintings by his wife, Kathy.

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TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone

TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone

Flowing Wells School District Superintendent John Pedicone applauds students from Flowing Wells' preschool program who had finished singing holiday songs for he and his staff who were finishing a holiday luncheon in 2001.

March 20, 2013 12:01 pm

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