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On the road, way past retirement and chasing jobs

On the road, way past retirement and chasing jobs

DARIEN, N.Y. — At the wise age of 79, Dolores Westfall knows food shopping on an empty stomach is a fool’s errand. On her way to the grocery store last May, she pulled into the Town & Country Family Restaurant to take the edge off her appetite.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Reader statements on Oro Valley campaign expenditures, election outcomes, downtown architecture. 

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Tucson's modernist architecture

Tucson's modernist architecture

Tucson Architectural Landmarks Nominations nominated Catalina High School, 1835 N. Dodge Ave., as an example of Post-World War II Modern architecture — an honest expression of contemporary materials, including steel, glass and concrete, without any decorative references to historic styles.

September 28, 2015 12:43 pm
A man-made slot canyon

A man-made slot canyon

The University of Arizona wants new building to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability.

September 10, 2015 7:32 pm Photos

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Chilean mesquites: Yes, you can prune them

Chilean mesquites: Yes, you can prune them

It's OK to correct the shape a little bit.

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Woodstock music festival anniversary

Woodstock music festival anniversary

This is an aerial photo of the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival held on 600 acres of cow pasture leased from a farmer at White Lake in Bethel, Sullivan County, N.Y., in Aug. 1969. The festival, billed as "Thee Days of Peace and Music," started on Friday, Aug. 15 and ended Monday morning, Au…

August 11, 2015 2:33 pm
How do I remove haze from granite countertops?

How do I remove haze from granite countertops?

Haze goes away over time after you wipe down your counters as you clean.

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Letters to the editor

Opinions on streetcar experience, bonds for road repair, local architecture, stopping robocalls.

July 29, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Do Gas Dryers Cost Less to Operate Than Electric?

Do Gas Dryers Cost Less to Operate Than Electric?

 The operating cost for a dryer will be less with gas than electricity.

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Decorating regrets, she's had a few — avocado and burnt orange among them

Decorating regrets, she's had a few — avocado and burnt orange among them

One generation's turquoise is another's avocado.

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Which Is Better: Solid Wood or Laminated Beams?

Which Is Better: Solid Wood or Laminated Beams?

Laminated beam may be strongest choice.

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Family seeks historic status for Frank Lloyd Wright house

HAMPSHIRE, Ill. — An Illinois family is seeking historic designation for a house designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Rosie on the House: Cooling off hot garage

Rosie on the House: Cooling off hot garage

Consider a mini-split air conditioner to help cool your garage.

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Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Research project to create cement is helping rid desert of glass bottles. 

October 20, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Garage Door Springs Are Not a DIY Job

Garage Door Springs Are Not a DIY Job

Replacing a garage door spring can be very dangerous, be sure to call an expert.

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Can I still use an AC that has been dormant for 3 years?

Can I still use an AC that has been dormant for 3 years?

Tucson reader hasn't used home's air conditioner for three years. 

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How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

When planting a tree, consider a vertical root barrier.

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Corky Poster: UA's 'sun' preserved for future generations

Corky Poster: UA's 'sun' preserved for future generations

Old Main rehabilitation honors architect's foresight, ensures usefulness for years to come.

August 09, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Fixing a leaky dishwasher requires appliance repair company

Fixing a leaky dishwasher requires appliance repair company

Rosie tackles a leaking dishwasher and more this week.

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Chris Evans: Solar installations must integrate with surroundings

Chris Evans: Solar installations must integrate with surroundings

Solar installations could become aesthetic equivalent of power lines or cell towers.

July 17, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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