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UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. Utah 2013

UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. Utah 2013

The Cats took down the Utah Utes 35-24 on Oct. 19, 2013.

November 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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14 Tucson institutions you'll never see again

14 Tucson institutions you'll never see again

Feel nostalgic for some Tucson institutions that are gone forever.

November 18, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Downtown street named for miner

Street Smarts: Downtown street named for miner

In Tucson, William Scott saw his fortune grow from $75 to $8,500.

November 18, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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Mine tales: Santa Rita Mountains have long been active

Mine tales: Santa Rita Mountains have long been active

One of the oldest reported mines in the area was Old Frijole, in the early 1880s.

November 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: SAC bombers in Tucson

Photos: SAC bombers in Tucson

In 1953, the Strategic Air Command brought the jet age to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson with dozens of Boeing B-47 Stratojet bombers …

November 13, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. Washington 2013

UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. Washington 2013

The Wildcats look to bounce back from last year's 31-13 loss to Washington. 

November 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Thank early mayor for paving miles of Tucson roads

Street Smarts: Thank early mayor for paving miles of Tucson roads

Preston Jacobus was a home builder by trade, but as mayor he graded streets, laid sewer pipes and built a concrete bridge.

November 10, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Mine Tales: Milling Towns supported the Tombstone Mining District

Mine Tales: Milling Towns supported the Tombstone Mining District

Tombstone mining operations directly affected the milling communities along the San Pedro River.

November 09, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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UA Homecoming since 1914

UA Homecoming since 1914

One image for each year of University of Arizona Homecoming, stretching back to 1914.

November 06, 2014 3:15 pm Photos

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Mine Tales: Gold helped Arizona gain territory status

Arizona wasn't the center of the Gold Rush, but plenty of the precious metal was found here.

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Western Women: Teacher canned for dancing the one-step

Respecting children and learning their language made her among Arizona's most beloved teachers.

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UA sports Throwback Thursday: Homecoming 2013

UA sports Throwback Thursday: Homecoming 2013

UA fell to UCLA 31-26 during last year's homecoming game, Nov. 9, 2013.

October 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mine Tales: Bisbee's fortunes rose with its mines

Mine Tales: Bisbee's fortunes rose with its mines

The town yielded 8 billion pounds of copper in its mining history.

October 26, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. Washington State 2013

UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. Washington State 2013

The Cats look for revenge against Washington State Saturday following last year's 24-17 loss. 

October 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Throwback Thursday: 1979 UA pumpkin carving contest

Throwback Thursday: 1979 UA pumpkin carving contest

UA students carve out some time to compete in a pumpkin contest.

October 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Neighborhood, road named for Lady Suffolk

Street Smarts: Neighborhood, road named for Lady Suffolk

Wealthy woman built lavish winter home that is now convent, Catholic school.

October 20, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Mine tales: Contrasting fortunes in the Mule Mountains

Mine tales: Contrasting fortunes in the Mule Mountains

George Warren squandered his fortune, James Douglas became rich.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Throwback Thursday: 1929 Aerials of Tucson

Throwback Thursday: 1929 Aerials of Tucson

Aerial photographs of Tucson taken Feb. 14, 1929.

October 15, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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UA sports Throwback Thursday: Red-Blue Game

UA sports Throwback Thursday: Red-Blue Game

Prepare for Oct. 18 intrasquad game with past photos. 

October 15, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Photos: Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Photos: Downtown Tucson Then and Now

The face of downtown Tucson has changed over the decades. Old photos from the Tucson Citizen archives are matched with more recent photos take…

October 15, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Gras introduced kids to desert creatures

Street Smarts: Gras introduced kids to desert creatures

Street Smarts: Desert Museum's Hal Gras always shared links between people, animals.

October 14, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Photos: Former UA baseball star Chip Hale

Photos: Former UA baseball star Chip Hale

For UA baseball player Chip Hale, from player to coach to manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

October 13, 2014 3:41 pm Photos

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Mine Tales: Relive the legends of Arizona's lost treasure

Mine Tales: Relive the legends of Arizona's lost treasure

Early discoveries spurred hoarding, thieving and murder.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Mission school celebrates 150 years in O'odham community

Mission school celebrates 150 years in O'odham community

San Xavier Mission School teaches Tohono O'odham language and culture alongside Catholicism. 

October 11, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. USC 2013

UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. USC 2013

The Cats fell to USC 38-31 at the Coliseum on Oct. 10, 2013.

October 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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