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Volunteers needed for three animal welfare initiatives

Volunteers needed for three animal welfare initiatives

The Pima Alliance for Animal Welfare has put out a call for community volunteers for three  initiatives that could make a difference in the lives of many, many homeless animals.  

July 24, 2014 5:34 pmLoading…

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Big Jim: The Pitiquito Punitive Expedition

Big Jim: The Pitiquito Punitive Expedition

I was told the following story by an elderly doctor from Pitiquito, Sonora, some of whose ancestors had been involved in the incident. The year was 1916. Pancho Villa had raided Columbus, New Mexico in March, killing several Americans. An exp…

June 13, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Desert blog

While our monsoon roars, UA's Overpeck tweets on the drought

During today's deluge, University of Arizona and world-renowned climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck posted plenty of tweets on the drought (and a few on the rains, too). The drought's not over yet after 10 days of monsoon rains, so this blog …

July 15, 2014 7:22 pmLoading…

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Arizona Death Row Inmates

Arizona Death Row Inmates

Mug shots and crime stories about inmates on Arizona's death row. Crime information comes directly from the Arizona Department of Corrections website. Warning: graphic details.

July 23, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Throwback Thursday: Old RR bridge replaced in 1968

Throwback Thursday: Old RR bridge replaced in 1968

An elegant steel span 1903-vintage Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over the Cienega Wash was so badly damaged after a derailed freight crashed into it in 1968 that Sundt construction crews demolished and replaced the bridge. Less elegant, bu…

July 23, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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