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Historic Rancho de Las Lomas up for sale

Historic Rancho de Las Lomas up for sale

A onetime Tucson guest ranch that attracted many celebrities is for sale.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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What's going up? Center for fixing county vehicles

What's going up? Center for fixing county vehicles

New feature identifies construction projects around town.

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Restored Old Main expected to reopen in August

Restored Old Main expected to reopen in August

The $13.5 million renovation of the University of Arizona’s oldest building will be completed on time in August, project managers for the construction firm and the UA said Thursday.

May 01, 2014 4:01 pm Photos

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South Sixth glows again at repurposed grocery

South Sixth glows again at repurposed grocery

Owner of 'super-marketing' firm says spillover from Congress Street revitalization will invigorate nearby neighborhoods.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ben Lepley: Using local talent builds economy, enhances Tucson’s vernacular

Ben Lepley: Using local talent builds economy, enhances Tucson’s vernacular

Conservative think tanks like The Goldwater Institute may be permanently altering who builds our city landmarks and large projects.

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Old Main to be new again — sort of

Old Main to be new again — sort of

Giving the first University of Arizona building a new purpose, while keeping its history and extending its life, is an architectural puzzle.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Jim Gresham, architect of some of Tucson's most important buildings, dies at 85

Jim Gresham, architect of some of Tucson's most important buildings, dies at 85

Gresham designed modern buildings with an appreciation of their historical setting.

January 16, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Weekes dubbed 'father' of his astronomical field

Weekes dubbed 'father' of his astronomical field

Weekes, a pioneer of gamma-ray astronomy, searches for the enormously energetic particles coming from pulsars, supernovae and black holes.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Rex Ranch development plan gets two-month extension

Rex Ranch development plan gets two-month extension

The team behind a plan to revitalize the historical Rex Ranch in Amado and turn it into a nonprofit science and art residency has been given an extra two months to raise the money to buy the property.

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Long-vacant downtown Tucson lot could see new life

Long-vacant downtown Tucson lot could see new life

A controversial dirt lot in downtown Tucson could finally see some long-anticipated construction now that lawsuits among the developer, city and Rio Nuevo Board are settled.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Modernism Week schedule

Tucson Modernism Week schedule

More than 2,500 people came out to learn the history and experience the nostalgia at last year’s inaugural Tucson Modernism Week.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Tech: 'Hackerspace' christens new downtown home

Tucson Tech: 'Hackerspace' christens new downtown home

The treasurer of the nonprofit Xerocraft Hackerspace, Jeremy Briddle, was excited about the group’s planned move into the old Steinfeld Warehouse downtown from its cramped space in South Tucson.

September 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Steller: We want infill — until it's in our neighborhood

We want density and infill development in the Tucson area — all the plans, visions and town halls say so.

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Paolo Soleri, who pioneered the futuristic Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93

Paolo Soleri, who pioneered the futuristic Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93

Arcosanti currently consists of about 14 primary buildings and has a population of 90. Paolo Soleri originally conceived an ecologically sensitive community of thousands. Arcosanti is about 70 miles north of Phoenix, in Cordes Junction.

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Paolo Soleri, who pioneered the futuristic Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93

Paolo Soleri, who pioneered the futuristic Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93

PHOENIX - Italian-born architect Paolo Soleri, who began building a futuristic community called Arcosanti north of Phoenix more than 40 years ago but never completed it, died Tuesday. He was 93.

April 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.

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