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Marilyn Heins: ParenTip of the week: Anxious parents take wind out of kids' sails, so learn to back away

How come parenting advice sometimes seems contradictory?

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Treasures revealed in a midtown Tucson backyard

Treasures revealed in a midtown Tucson backyard

Jack Klein was a beloved physician who opened South Tucson's first medical practice after moving to town in 1948. For 30 years, the civic-mind…

April 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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StarNet welcomes 'Big Jim'

There's no place in the world where Big Jim Griffith would rather live than in the borderlands of Southern Arizona and northern Mexico.

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Tucson's Southbound Studios provides a forum for tattoo artists to showcase their work

Tucson's Southbound Studios provides a forum for tattoo artists to showcase their work

At Southbound Studios, you can take an original work of art home with you on your leg, back or arm or buy an equally unique piece off the wall…

March 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Bonnie Henry: Wakefield's closing doesn't mean it'll be forgotten

We used to call them junior highs, reserved for kids who'd reached the seventh, eighth, and - in earlier days - ninth grade here in Tucson. No…

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Tucson High grads 50 years ago built a bridge to the future

Tucson High grads 50 years ago built a bridge to the future

A half-century ago, 458 seniors pulled off their robes after commencement ceremonies at Tucson High School and said good-bye. Some were in tea…

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Bonnie Henry: Pay attention now: Here's what'll happen in 2013

Here in the Old Pueblo - also known as 50 Shades of Beige - the last tamale has finally slid down the old gullet and all that remains of Chris…

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Bonnie Henry: Email notes can't match thrill of green, red envelopes

Every year, I drag out the list, dog-eared and faded - and so ancient that it originated on a typewriter, rather than a computer keyboard.

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Bonnie Henry: Thanksgiving memories: not exactly what Rockwell envisioned

Every year, someone trots out that Norman Rockwell painting showing a family from the 1940s gathered at the Thanksgiving table. Centerpiece, o…

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Bonnie Henry: Everyone has a political take, so why not me?

No matter who wins on Tuesday, there will be cries of impending doom, along with a great gnashing of teeth, rending of clothes, and a run on s…

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Bonnie Henry: Down by the sea: Zonie drawn to peaceful shores

We come from the sea. We return to the sea. It's a draw I've felt nearly all of my life, mainly in the San Diego area. For years we camped alo…

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Bonnie Henry: Return of avocado kitchen surely a sign of end times

What?!! Are you out of your minds?!! A few weeks ago, an article ran in this very paper promoting a young, obviously delusional couple who had…

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Bonnie Henry: Sweet smell of bacon cooking under the pines makes this camper happy; no glamour required

My first "tent" was a bedspread. My first "bed" a blow-up mattress with a leak of undetermined origin. No need to ask why I no longer go camping.

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Bonnie Henry: We won't return to bad old days before the pill

Maybe it's a good thing. Was it just a couple of years ago that women of a certain age were lamenting the fact that young women had little ide…

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Bonnie Henry: Granny, Gramps want security for their kids, too

Timing is everything. As the first swell of what has now become a tsunami of retiring baby boomers, we've enjoyed the benefits of Medicare for…

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Bonnie Henry: When summer was for Archie, Jughead - and Dubble Bubble

Summers, not winters, are what I best remember about being a kid. Winters were sensible shoes and scratchy sweaters, multiplication tables and…

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Bonnie Henry: If you sound mad, scornful, here's the job for you

It is a voice that would never sell diapers. Or cosmetics. Or remedies for erectile dysfunction. Yet we know it instantly, dripping with sarca…

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Bonnie Henry: C.E. Rose made it happen for me, too

You done good. When I read the other day that C.E. Rose K-8 School had won a national education award for excellence, I just about busted my buttons.

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Arizona Album: Rangers soon ran out of outlaws

This piece was published on Feb. 17, 1954.

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Arizona Album: Incident in the life of Jeff Milton

This piece was published on Feb. 17, 1954.

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Arizona Album: Western justice in Yuma

This piece was published on May 12, 1954.

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5/6/65 Citizen was study in contrasts

5/6/65 Citizen was study in contrasts

Editor's note: The Tucson Citizen of May 6, 1965, provided a curious contrast.

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Arizona Album: Fair, Fat, and Forty

This piece was published on Sept. 29, 1954.

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Arizona Album: Kid Swilling, badman

This piece was published on May 5, 1954.

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Why bunnies, eggs, hats and parades are Easter symbols

Bunnies, baskets and bonnets are harbingers of the secular celebration of Easter.

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