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Comic strip creators talk life, laughs

Comic strip creators talk life, laughs

The Star chats with creators of three comic strips new to the paper.  

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Neighborhood program helps seniors remain at home

Neighborhood program helps seniors remain at home

They provide transportation, errand-running, friendly visits, light housekeeping and more.

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It's a heat wave — burning up the closet

It's a heat wave — burning up the closet

Local boutiques share their summer wardrobe staples.

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Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Many gardeners abandon plots in summer but there are advantages.

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Lesson learned in the discovery of a worm

Lesson learned in the discovery of a worm

Letting kids explore is a valuable, difficult part of parenting.

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Hunt is on to find Waldo in Tucson

Hunt is on to find Waldo in Tucson

For the third year, kids are hunting the elusive traveler.

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Test Drive: Shea body oil

Test Drive: Shea body oil

If your skin is as cracked and dry as the empty Rillito River bed, you’ll want to give shea body oil a try.

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Pope leads crowd in silent prayer for Mideast

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in unannounced, silent prayer for an end to the war…

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Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

 "Foreign and scary" five years in = Does Not Work.

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Horoscope for July 13

Horoscope for July 13

Stars show the kind of day you'll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult.

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Facebook effort to save dog from euthanasia

Facebook effort to save dog from euthanasia

Volunteers take to Facebook to save young Cattledog-mix

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Ex-Church of England head backs assisted dying

LONDON (AP) — A former head of the Church of England says he no longer opposes assisted dying and says the church risks "promoting anguish and…

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Horoscope for July 12

Horoscope for July 12

Stars show the kind of day you'll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult.

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Sunday's news shows

Guest lineups for Sunday’s TV news shows:ABC’s “This Week,” 7 a.m., Channel 9 — Attorney General Eric Holder.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax

Advice from Carolyn Hax

Stop tiptoeing around issues with high-school friend, children. 

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Spanish citizenship offer appeals to US Jews

MIAMI (AP) — Elias Barrocas grew up thinking of Spain as a beloved ancestral home, but one that painfully rejected his Jewish family five cent…

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Horoscope for July 11

Horoscope for July 11

Stars show the kind of day you'll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult.

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You're doing it wrong: rhubarb

Curd is a dish that should take on the flavors of the season.

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Louisiana ruling on confession rankles Catholics

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Catholics are decrying a recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision that reaches into the most sanctified of church place…

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6 tips to keep your animals safe during the moonson

6 tips to keep your animals safe during the moonson

This just in from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona:

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The unappreciated glories of rice salad

The unappreciated glories of rice salad

Ditch the macaroni and mayo and try rice salad instead.

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Breakfast battle set to begin

Breakfast battle set to begin

Thirty-two restaurants will face off for breakfast dominance.

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Wraps make great summertime meals

Wraps make great summertime meals

And they're tailor-made for exploiting what’s at hand.

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Pawsitively Cats celebrates its 4th birthday

Pawsitively Cats celebrates its 4th birthday

Musicians Ron Pandy and Stefan George will get the PAWty meowing. 

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10 Things to Do if Your Dog or Cat is Lost

10 Things to Do if Your Dog or Cat is Lost

Here at the Arizona Daily Star we receive a lot of emails pitching story ideas. These tips — 10 Things to Do if Your Pet is Lost — seem pretty…

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Lemon pepper gives shredded chicken verve, versatility

Swap out chicken for pork in this pulled-meat dish.

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Horoscope for July 10

Horoscope for July 10

Stars show the kind of day you'll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult.

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Jazzercise: Still evolving after 45 years

Hundreds of people jammed together for the kickoff of Jazzercise Live.

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Kidney recipient finds headaches in obtaining needed pills

A kidney transplant recipient has trouble getting medications she needs to live.

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Natural hues and a garden 'to dye for'

Natural hues and a garden 'to dye for'

Homegrown botanical dyes are in, part of today's shift toward organic living.

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Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

House votes to reauthorize international religious freedom commission

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French financier to head Vatican bank

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has chosen a French financier to become the new president of its bank, which is overhauling the way it operate…

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Horoscope for July 9

Horoscope for July 9

Stars show the kind of day you'll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult.

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The search for Sammy

The search for Sammy

Volunteers estimate they have canvassed a hundred square miles since Sammy, a young pitbull mix, went missing on the northwest side early Sunday. 

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Ask Amy July 8: Woman questions her orientation

Ask Amy July 8: Woman questions her orientation

I don't feel attracted to him. Sometimes I feel attracted to women. 

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South Carolina Episcopalians take fight to court

South Carolina Episcopalians take fight to court

ST. GEORGE, S.C. (AP) — About 50 conservative Episcopal churches in South Carolina are in court this week, trying to keep their name, seal and…

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Vatican bank's profit takes big dip amid reform

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican bank on Tuesday reported a big drop in profits as Pope Francis presses reforms to make the scandal-tainted ins…

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Horoscope for July 8

Horoscope for July 8

Stars show the kind of day you'll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult.

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Protect fresh peas from freezer burn by blanching

M.J. Crom of the Capital Area Food Bank was a guest for a recent online chat.

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Pope: Bishops must be held accountable for abuse

Pope: Bishops must be held accountable for abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday in his first meeting with Catholics sexually abused by members of the clergy and we…

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Pope's visit seen encouraging Catholics in Asia

Pope's visit seen encouraging Catholics in Asia

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asia has a special spot in the heart of Pope Francis, who looks forward to visiting the region to encourage Christi…

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Debunking dangerous myths about vaccines

Debunking dangerous myths about vaccines

Understand the risks before you refuse (or skip) a vaccination.

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Ex-foster kids can get government health coverage

Ex-foster kids can get government health coverage

Phoenix-based Children’s Action Alliance is trying to get the word out.

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Horoscope for July 7

Horoscope for July 7

Stars show the kind of day you'll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult.

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