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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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My favorite place: The Chicago Music Store

My favorite place: The Chicago Music Store

Historic downtown building has storied past, future potential.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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On the house: What's the easiest way to get hot water faster?

On the house: What's the easiest way to get hot water faster?

Rosie answers three water-related questions.

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Treat house for termites, but never let your guard down

Treat house for termites, but never let your guard down

Watch for signs of infestation along walls and even in ceilings.

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My Favorite Place: Bold blue house near Arizona Inn evokes musings of dining with Frida Kahlo

My Favorite Place: Bold blue house near Arizona Inn evokes musings of dining with Frida Kahlo

In the latest in a new series, a local architect shares his or her favorite building. This week, John Messina wonders about life inside a blue house.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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My favorite place: Simple charm of 1950s building takes effort to uncover

My favorite place: Simple charm of 1950s building takes effort to uncover

In the first of a regular series, a local architect shares his or her favorite building. This week, Frank Mascia chooses a Tucson office building that’s easy to miss.

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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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TEP honors eight for boosting energy efficiency

TEP honors eight for boosting energy efficiency

Tucson Electric Power Co. recognized seven organizations and local sustainable- homebuilding pioneer John Wesley Miller on Wednesday for their support of energy-efficiency goals.

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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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Metal roofing firm builds new home

Metal roofing firm builds new home

A longtime Tucson metal-roofing contractor is marking its 20th anniversary in a new building.

November 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Corn mazes

Corn mazes

`This picture taken Friday Aug. 16, 2013 shows an arial view of a corn maze near Berlepsch, Germany, (AP Photo/dpa,Stefan Rampfel)

October 25, 2013 5:03 pm
82. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

82. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Actress Patricia Neal who stars in the movie, "The Day the Earth Stood Still." List from: AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills. See a trailer for the movie.

October 24, 2013 6:45 pm
Sonoran Science Academy teams take 1st in architecture contest

Sonoran Science Academy teams take 1st in architecture contest

Two Sonoran Science Academy middle school teams took first place in the annual Kidstruction Competition. 

October 04, 2013 2:00 pm Photos

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Why Doesn’t My Garage Door Work Properly?

Why Doesn’t My Garage Door Work Properly?

Every year, thousands of Arizona residents email Rosie Romero’s website or call his radio show with questions about everything from how to prevent fires in their chimneys to what to do about the tree roots invading their sewer systems. One of his goals is to provide answers that suit the spe…

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White House pets

White House pets

President Gerald Ford and his daughter, Susan, are seen on the South Lawn of the White House with their dog, Liberty, Oct. 7, 1974, Washington, D.C. (AP Photo)

August 20, 2013 3:32 pm
Korean War ended 60 years ago

Korean War ended 60 years ago

Communist laborers work around the outside of armistice hall in Panmunjom on July 23, 1953 as they continue their feverish pace to finish the building. The reds say the armistice will be signed in the big hall. Trucks and an American bulldozer, apparently captured in some earlier action alon…

July 26, 2013 11:13 am

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