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Bridge column returns to Star on Sundays

Bridge column returns to Star on Sundays

Bridge column to return on Sundays with insights from a local player. 

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Get Moving: A runner weighs in — hills are the best way to fitness

Get Moving: A runner weighs in — hills are the best way to fitness

The endurance community agrees that hills are the best way to fitness. 

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Gaze upward, give thanks for Tucson’s night sky

Gaze upward, give thanks for Tucson’s night sky

Astronomers can give thanks for Tucson's dark skies.

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It's not ok to have a second refrigerator

The growing trend of having second refrigerators is a major national energy blight.

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Eggnog: Once-a-year things must be the very best

Eggnog: Once-a-year things must be the very best

Technically, eggnog is cooked custard cream.

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Holiday entertaining? Start with a box of crackers

Holiday entertaining? Start with a box of crackers

Those kind-of-weirdly-woven-esque wheat crackers that are delightfully salty-crunchy-savory.

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Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

Ferguson clergy pray for peace and recovery

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Advice from Carolyn Hax

Advice from Carolyn Hax

Husband won't tell critical mother to stand down.

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Autumn in Tucson: After the turkey

Autumn in Tucson: After the turkey

Flavors, events, traditions: We share why fall is a season to be savored.

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Holiday PSA: Turn off your cellphone

The etiquette quandaries around phone use aren't new, of course.

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Sometimes having anemia can be a good thing

For years we've been told that anemia and iron deficiency are nothing short of evil.

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1 pork tenderloin, 3 fresh ways to serve it

1 pork tenderloin, 3 fresh ways to serve it

Pork tenderloin is neutral enough to pair wonderfully with numerous ingredients.

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Top US Jesuit defends Vatican sex prosecutor

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the Jesuits in the United States defended the Vatican's new sex crimes prosecutor Tuesday, saying he had virtu…

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Pope confirms calling Spanish sex abuse victim

Pope confirms calling Spanish sex abuse victim

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis says he personally called a Spaniard who said he was sexually abused by a priest and urged him to report it to the diocese.

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Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobs

Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobs

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Pope Francis sought Thursday to inspire an old and "haggard" Europe to find its vigor and greatness once again, urgi…

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Chefs talk good gravy

Chefs talk good gravy

With some good stock and a little patience, you're halfway home.

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Free lecture about COPD at UA's Duval Auditorium

Free lecture about COPD at UA's Duval Auditorium

Dr. Fernando D. Martinez's one-hour lecture is called "Early Origins of Asthma and COPD."

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Start mashing now for delicious Thanksgiving potato casserole

Start mashing now for delicious Thanksgiving potato casserole

Prepare ahead while the kitchen is less hectic.

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TMC opening wellness center at La Encantada

TMC opening wellness center at La Encantada

Anticipated programming includes fitness classes and a lecture series.

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Undescended testes; autism and pesticides

Undescended testes; autism and pesticides

Dr. Roizen and Dr. Oz answer readers' questions in this weekly Q-and-A.

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When the oven's crowded, here's how to keep the heat

When the oven's crowded, here's how to keep the heat

Thanksgiving, a holiday largely dedicated to thinking about others, should not be a time of self-centered stewing. But for several years now, …

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Why we're in favor of labeling GMOs

Why we're in favor of labeling GMOs

You deserve to know everything about the food you feed your family.

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Party bikes to roll through Winterhaven lights

Party bikes to roll through Winterhaven lights

Saturday, Dec. 27, is the only drive-thru night this year for cars.

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Water harvesters that blend into the scenery

Water harvesters that blend into the scenery

Rocks, reinforced concrete can make big cisterns less conspicuous.

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Art changed convicted felon's life

Art changed convicted felon's life

DALLAS (AP) — No one has to sell Leonard "Rusty" Medlock on the idea of giving people second chances.

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From overeating to procrastination, how to break a bad habit

From overeating to procrastination, how to break a bad habit

Are you that guy at brunch who CAN’T. STOP. playing Candy Crush? Or have you ever reached for another potato chip, only to realize that you ha…

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In your reborn Dining Room, chairs no longer have to match

In your reborn Dining Room, chairs no longer have to match

Some say the dining room is dead — we say it has already been reincarnated. The key detail that makes today’s dining rooms up-to-date?A chic, …

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Binational border ministry celebrates 30th year

Binational border ministry celebrates 30th year

Frontera de Cristo, a Presbyterian group in Douglas-Agua Prieta, serves immigrants.

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Loose-fitting, flowy the key for Thanksgiving outfits

Loose-fitting, flowy the key for Thanksgiving outfits

Local boutiques have great options for comfortable and cute ensembles.

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Perfect for the holidays: a waistline expander

Perfect for the holidays: a waistline expander

This waist-expander, zipper-keeper-upper is a must for the holidays.

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Westward Look offers guilt-free treats

Westward Look offers guilt-free treats

Holiday-inspired spa treatments offer all the indulgence, none of the calories.

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El Tour notes: Philip Tinstman wins El Tour de Tucson

El Tour notes: Philip Tinstman wins El Tour de Tucson

Philip Tinstman placed first in the 104-mile ride of the 32nd Special Olympics El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino del Sol this morning.

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Seen and heard: El Tour brings out the fun and color of Tucson

Seen and heard: El Tour brings out the fun and color of Tucson

From free bicycle coffee, celebrity sightings and unicycle rides, this year's El Tour had a little something for everyone.

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Oy vey, holidays! Hanukkah gets a Christmaslike makeover

Oy vey, holidays! Hanukkah gets a Christmaslike makeover

There are an increasing number of Hanukkah-themed products inspired by Christmas traditions and toys.

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Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Forget about white incandescent lights and animatronic reindeer.

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Can I Put Metal Roofing Over My Asphalt Shingles?

Can I Put Metal Roofing Over My Asphalt Shingles?

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in the…

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Garden Sage tackles slime flux, white grubs and eriophyid mites

Garden Sage tackles slime flux, white grubs and eriophyid mites

What to do when white grubs are killing your potted plants.

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Passenger doesn't get seats she reserved

Passenger doesn't get seats she reserved

British Airways owes a refund over its practice of "unbundling."

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Fresh selection of holiday picture books for kids

Fresh selection of holiday picture books for kids

Just in time for the holidays, children's books about cats, snow and more.

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Divorce hurts kids and the pain can last a lifetime

Divorce hurts kids and the pain can last a lifetime

Many divorcing parents are in denial when it come to the effects of the divorce on the children.

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Minivan Momologues: Anyone seen a cell phone around?

Minivan Momologues: Anyone seen a cell phone around?

I'm going to have to start taking notes where I hide things.

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Smart Collector: Know best sources for price information

Smart Collector: Know best sources for price information

Start researching value by checking Google for something similar for sale.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax: Standing up for who you are

Advice from Carolyn Hax: Standing up for who you are

Be yourselves without explaining yourselves.

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