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Photos: Then and Now around Tucson

Photos: Then and Now around Tucson

Round Two of our look at Tucson area views 40, 50, 60 years ago and from the same spot in 2014.

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Tales from the Morgue: Stories from the 1967 jet crash

Tales from the Morgue: Stories from the 1967 jet crash

An Air Force F4D fighter jet had crashed.

December 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA sports Throwback Thursday: UA vs. UTEP 2012

UA sports Throwback Thursday: UA vs. UTEP 2012

Arizona defeated UTEP 72-51 on Nov. 15, 2012. The two teams meet again Friday. 

December 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tales from the Morgue: Jet crash stunned Tucson in 1967

Tales from the Morgue: Jet crash stunned Tucson in 1967

Almost nine years before an Air Force jet crashed near UA, there was a similar, more devastating crash.

December 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Retrospective: It happened in December

Retrospective: It happened in December

We always think of the holidays when it's December, but do you remember these historic events that happened in December?

December 17, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Bloody murder, buried money in town's history

Street Smarts: Bloody murder, buried money in town's history

Los Reales community gone from south side, but street still carries name.

December 16, 2014 9:30 am Photos

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Tales from the Morgue: Mystery murder victim

Tales from the Morgue: Mystery murder victim

It is truly hard to solve a murder when one doesn't know the identity of the victim. However, the bashed-in skull, drag marks and other eviden…

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Photos: The last days of the Legal Tender

Photos: The last days of the Legal Tender

The Legal Tender on West Congress was the home of a stiff drink and a fight or two from the 1880s until it was demolished during "urban renewa…

December 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. Michigan 2013

UA sports Throwback Thursday: Arizona vs. Michigan 2013

Arizona defeated Michigan 72-70 in a thriller on Dec. 11, 2013.

December 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tales from the Morgue: Traffic woes

Tales from the Morgue: Traffic woes

One might think that traffic could not have been a serious problem in 1920 Tucson. After all, how many cars could there have been?

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Get hooked on 13 nostalgic (and new) Tucson commercials

Get hooked on 13 nostalgic (and new) Tucson commercials

These Tucson commercials will be stuck in your head all over again. Anyone remember this duck?

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Big Jim: The Las Posadas procession

Big Jim: The Las Posadas procession

When the first Franciscan missionaries arrived in Mexico City just after the Conquest, they were faced with formidable tasks. Their job was to…

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Street Smarts: Downtown street name honors Tucson's religious roots

Street Smarts: Downtown street name honors Tucson's religious roots

Church Avenue remembers quest to build Tucson's first church.

December 08, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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8 moments from the Wildcats' last Fiesta Bowl in 1994

8 moments from the Wildcats' last Fiesta Bowl in 1994

The Arizona Wildcats will be playing in the Fiesta Bowl for the first time since 1994 when they beat the University of Miami 29-0 on New Year's Day. 

December 08, 2014 11:51 am Photos

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Mine Tales: Harshaw district was mighty and profitable

Mine Tales: Harshaw district was mighty and profitable

Forty-square mile district produced 1.3 million tons of zinc, lead, silver and gold.

December 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: Remember Pearl Harbor!

Photos: Remember Pearl Harbor!

Almost 73 years ago, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, brought the U.S. into World War II. In his address asking Congress for a dec…

December 06, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Western Women: She made Historical Society what it is

Western Women: She made Historical Society what it is

Edith Olive Stratton was librarian, researcher and father confessor all in one.

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Tales from the Morgue: From the hospital to a car accident

Tales from the Morgue: From the hospital to a car accident

No sooner does a patient leave the sanitarium to catch a train than the bus in which he is riding is hit by a car. It is no wonder he claimed …

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Big Jim: The Tumacacori Fiesta

Big Jim: The Tumacacori Fiesta

This Saturday — tomorrow and next day — we all have a chance to visit the Annual Fiesta de Tumacacori, at Tumacacori National Historical Park.…

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Tales from the Morgue: A fool for a client

Tales from the Morgue: A fool for a client

It is said that a man who acts as his own attorney has a fool for a client. Unless that man is really an attorney, this may well be true as di…

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Photos: Winterhaven back to the 50s

Photos: Winterhaven back to the 50s

The Winterhaven Festival of Lights in black and white? Why? There was color film available in the 1950s and ’60s, including Kodak’s Kodachrome…

December 04, 2014 10:30 am Photos

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Big Jim: San Francisco Xavier

Big Jim: San Francisco Xavier

Wednesday, Dec. 3, is the feast day of St. Francis Xavier, the unofficial patron of our Pimería Alta.

December 02, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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