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Pope to focus on grandparents after newlyweds

Pope to focus on grandparents after newlyweds

VATICAN CITY (AP) — First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church. Next up is a…

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Book talk honors Jewish leader

Book talk honors Jewish leader

A New-York-based rabbi honors Jewish rebbe at JCC book talk. 

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Overlooked stories of the Civil War

What is the greatest overlooked story of the Civil War?

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Where's the thingamajig? Which thingamajig?

It's always so tempting to snatch up some new, shiny kitchen tool.

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Fall flavor: Pumpkin pie in a cinnamon bun

Fall flavor: Pumpkin pie in a cinnamon bun

We took our autumn baking to a new level by combining two classics.

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Pope meets with Argentine judge in Dirty War probe

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis met Monday with an Argentine judge who played a key role in the recent convictions of two former military off…

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Vatican says no extra security for pope in Albania

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says it's not taking any extra security measures to protect Pope Francis during his weekend trip to majority M…

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Amazing acupuncture: So many benefits of getting needled

Amazing acupuncture: So many benefits of getting needled

A look at some benefits of acupuncture, a go-to therapy for 5,000 years.

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Doggie D'S?; vision, hormones and age

Doggie D'S?; vision, hormones and age

Dr. Mehmet Oz answers readers' questions in this weekly Q-and-A.

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Health Notes

Health Notes

Local health-related news.

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My favorite place: Hotel Congress, Rialto Theatre

My favorite place: Hotel Congress, Rialto Theatre

Architect's favorite places, Hotel Congress and the Rialto Theatre, conjure vivid memories.

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Face shaving for women: A cutting-edge trend?

Face shaving for women: A cutting-edge trend?

Experts offer differing opinions on the wisdom of women putting razor to face

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Minivan Momologues: The other woman is a car

Minivan Momologues: The other woman is a car

Shopping for wheels is nowhere near as fun as shoe shopping.

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Therapist's feet: Perfect antidote for stress

Therapist's feet: Perfect antidote for stress

Local massage therapist uses her feet, not her hands, for deep pressure.

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Tucson festival to explore traditional Chinese medicine

Tucson festival to explore traditional Chinese medicine

The third annual Chinese Culture Festival will focus on health and wellness.

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40 'I'do's' at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples

40 'I'do's' at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Forty "I do's" — or "Si" in Italian — were pronounced in St. Peter's Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, w…

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Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood provides 'sense of place'

Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood provides 'sense of place'

Neighborhood's laid-back charm, history attracts an eclectic mix of artists, families.

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Authenticating etchings takes an expert's eye

Authenticating etchings takes an expert's eye

Giclee is a computerized print process that produces high quality photographic reproductions.

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Starter plants best if started here

Starting your garden with starter plants? Buying local may increase success.

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Should I remove mistletoe from my tree?

Should I remove mistletoe from my tree?

Mistletoe can cause damage if you continue to let it grow on a tree.

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Butter and black pepper, a steak's best friends

Butter and black pepper, a steak's best friends

A steak and potato dinner is an American cliche, but a delicious one.

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Pope to marry couples with kids, cohabitating

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is making good on his insistence that the Catholic Church welcome all faithful — not just those who obey chur…

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Vatican confirms pope to visit Turkey in November

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will visit Turkey at the end of November, traveling to a country on the front lines of the Islamic militant s…

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Pope Francis may declare Sri Lanka's 1st saint

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Pope Francis may make a 17th century priest Sri Lanka's first Roman Catholic saint during his trip next year, making…

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Barre goes pure at Casas Adobes Plaza

Barre goes pure at Casas Adobes Plaza

Pure Barre studio/fitness boutique opens Monday after soft launch this weekend.

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Look for faint Capricornius in the Zodiac this weekend

Look for faint Capricornius in the Zodiac this weekend

Look for Capricornius Sunday, Mars on Monday.

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A cocktail that uses champagne bubbles for good

I was as happy as a pig in a truffle field.

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Talking to your kids about vegetarianism

My son would eat fish, but not the ones he'd just caught.

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Learn to love dried beans

Learn to love dried beans

Why don't more people cook beans from scratch?

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Survey: Congregations more accepting of gays

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Overall acceptance of gays and lesbians in U.S. religious congregations rose significantly between 2006 and 2012, but …

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Pope to visit European Parliament in November

BRUSSELS (AP) — The president of the European Parliament says Pope Francis will make an official visit to the assembly in Strasbourg on Nov. 25.

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Choosing chutney: Try making your own

Choosing chutney: Try making your own

Chutney comes in all sorts of varieties; make your own at home.

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Test kitchen recipe: Try shrimp tacos with spicy slaw

Test kitchen recipe: Try shrimp tacos with spicy slaw

Slaw spices up shrimp tacos.

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Chocolate-prosciutto-peanut-butter grilled bananas? Yes!

Chocolate-prosciutto-peanut-butter grilled bananas? Yes!

It may sound strange, but grilled bananas are delicious.

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Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

Crafts: a fresh take on pinatas

As summer eases into the school year — and into a new season of birthdays, class parties and holiday gatherings — now's a good time to make a …

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Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

Christian leaders urge Obama to address plight of religious minorities

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Pope makes key sex abuse appointments

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named a fellow Jesuit to be the Vatican's new sex crimes prosecutor after deciding to move the current on…

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Now I know why patients feel tortured

The nasogastric tube was killing me. It had been in place for 12 hours now.

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Reversing the deadly effects of sitting too long

Sitting for eight or more hours a day can be deadly.

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A defense of dressing up when you travel

On evenings before I travel, I set out the following day's clothes.

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Are we nostalgic for a reading Eden that never existed?

People worry that they're not getting as much from reading as they used to.

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The history and psychology of hold music

An Australian man was kept on hold with the airline Qantas for 15 hours.

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