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Street Smarts: Homesteader built more than 600 homes

Street Smarts: Homesteader built more than 600 homes

Wylie Rudasill homesteaded vast swaths of Tucson in his day. 

July 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: UA sports Throwback Thursday Nic Grigsby

Photos: UA sports Throwback Thursday Nic Grigsby

Grigsby attended UA from 2007-10. He now plays for Winnipeg in the CFL.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Family dreamed up Hidden Valley names

Street Smarts: Family dreamed up Hidden Valley names

Terrain, nature and Western heritage inspires family when naming Hidden Valley streets.

July 14, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Jan. 8 shrine

Tucson in 100 Objects — Jan. 8 shrine

Creating a memorial for the 2011 shootings will remind us who we are.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — palo verde blossoms

Tucson in 100 Objects — palo verde blossoms

We’re defining Tucson in 100 objects in this series.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Chinese grocery

Tucson in 100 Objects — Chinese grocery

The staples of Tucson's Chinese-run groceries are tortillas, chiles and chorizo.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Yaqui masks

Tucson in 100 Objects — Yaqui masks

We’re defining Tucson in 100 objects. The daily series began April 20. Follow along at azstarnet.com/100objects

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Tucson in 100 Objects — miner's drill

Tucson in 100 Objects — miner's drill

Arizona's underground miners wielded tools heavier than Paul Bunyan's ax.

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Throwback Thursday: Religious Cult

Throwback Thursday: Religious Cult

In October 1975, Pima deputies at Molino Basin to round up "Jesus People." 

July 09, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Photos: UA sports Throwback Thursday Luke Walton

Photos: UA sports Throwback Thursday Luke Walton

Walton attended UA from 1999-2003. He was picked 32nd in 2003's NBA draft.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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12 Tucson institutions you'll never see again

12 Tucson institutions you'll never see again

This will make you feel nostalgic for some classic Tucson things that are gone forever.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Old Main

Tucson in 100 Objects — Old Main

The oldest building on the UA campus is new again.

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12 Tucson institutions you'll never see again

12 Tucson institutions you'll never see again

This will make you feel nostalgic for some classic Tucson things that are gone forever.

July 08, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Books a hot commodity in early Tucson

Street Smarts: Books a hot commodity in early Tucson

When the capital of the Arizona Territory was moved from Prescott to Tucson in 1867, the Territorial Library came along with the territorial g…

July 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Olsons still holding court in hearts of Tucsonans

Olsons still holding court in hearts of Tucsonans

Basketball is very, very important to Tucson 

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Bear Down

Tucson in 100 Objects — Bear Down

Proclaim it from the roof top: Bear Down

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Tucson in 100 Objects — El Tour bicycle

Tucson in 100 Objects — El Tour bicycle

Tucson and Pima County are "bike-friendly" places

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Lucky Wishbone sign

Tucson in 100 Objects — Lucky Wishbone sign

The retro sign at "the Bone" fits its business model

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Sarah Sorin

Sarah Sorin

Sarah Inslee Herring Sorin ran one of the first female law practices in the Arizona territory.

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Photos: UA sports Throwback Thursday Nick Foles

Photos: UA sports Throwback Thursday Nick Foles

Foles attended the UA from 2008-2012. He's now the quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Throwback Thursday: Star photographer Benjie Sanders

Throwback Thursday: Star photographer Benjie Sanders

Star staff photographer Benjie Sanders retired after more than 40 years. 

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects — monsoon

Tucson in 100 Objects — monsoon

When it arrives, you'll feel it.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Yes, we believe that is an index finger raised in our direction

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Street Smarts: Road name a retirement present to county employee

Street Smarts: Road name a retirement present to county employee

Lester Shannon was born to William D. and Annie (Holland) Shannon on Sept. 24, 1891, in Eastland, Texas. His father worked as a mechanic at th…

July 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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