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D-M rescue group returns home after life-saving mission at sea

D-M rescue group returns home after life-saving mission at sea

Two severely burned Chinese fishermen rescued by a group of Davis-Monthan airmen after their boat sank off the coast of Mexico could only say two words in English to the men who came to their aid: “Thank you.”

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Yuma motorcyclist dies after being hit by car

YUMA, Ariz. — Authorities say a 65-year-old man has died in Yuma after the motorcycle he was riding was rear-ended by a car.

March 09, 2014 6:15 pm
Northwest Fire to decide on future of hotshot crew

Northwest Fire to decide on future of hotshot crew

Tucson’s only hotshot crew believes it is about to be disbanded.

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The power of dust storms

The power of dust storms

A blast from the past, literally. This shot was taken on April 15, 1935 in Boise City, Oklahoma. At that point, the high plains area was better known as the Dust Bowl or Dirty Thirties. Severe drought coupled with proper farming methods for dry land allowed wind erosion to create the giant s…

October 30, 2013 8:42 pm
Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.

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Trampoline park allows jumpers to 'Get Air'

Trampoline park allows jumpers to 'Get Air'

Get Air Tucson, a trampoline park with 11,500 square feet of indoor trampolines, has opened its doors at 330 S. Toole Ave.

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Cops: Fla. man kills wife, posts photo of body on Facebook

Cops: Fla. man kills wife, posts photo of body on Facebook

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. — The South Florida man who authorities say killed his wife then apparently posted a photo of his 26-year-old wife’s dead body on Facebook possessed a concealed weapon permit and portrayed himself as a neighborhood watch volunteer at his townhouse complex, fellow residents …

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Night Stalker: Serial killer Richard Ramirez dies

Night Stalker: Serial killer Richard Ramirez dies

LOS ANGELES — Richard Ramirez, the demonic serial killer known as the Night Stalker who left satanic signs at murder scenes and mutilated victims’ bodies during a reign of terror in the 1980s, died early Friday in a hospital, a prison official said.

June 07, 2013 11:03 am Photos

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If you're going to defend the 1st Amendment, defend all of it

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

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No justification for subpoena of AP records

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:

May 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Media, tea party coalesce around common enemy

Breaking news: Conservative organizations suddenly have found common cause with one of their favorite objects of contempt - the benighted Mainstream Media.

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Federal officials: No suspect in custody in Boston bombings

BOSTON — Police and reporters converged on the federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday amid conflicting reports of whether a suspect was in custody in the marathon bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170.

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News media use array of questionable expressions

The fact that The Associated Press news agency decided to ban the term "illegal immigrant" last week is a big victory for fairness in journalism, but there are other terms used daily in the media that should be revised as well.

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Guest opinion: Tucson Grammy nominee takes on Academy

Guest opinion: Tucson Grammy nominee takes on Academy

2012 nominee for Best Americana Album says Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences changed the rules after her.

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This week on TV

This week on TV

"The Dust Bowl" airs tonight on PBS, with photos showing the devastation and contemporaries' firsthand accounts.

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AZ exit poll: Majority say Romney would better handle economy

PHOENIX — Highlights of preliminary results of exit polls conducted in Arizona for The Associated Press and television networks:

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Ariz. police agencies lose federal immigration arrest authority

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has stripped seven Arizona police agencies of their special powers to make federal immigration arrests.

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Woman sues Border Patrol, agent over fatal shooting of son

PHOENIX — The mother of an unarmed 19-year-old Arizona man fatally shot in the back by a U.S. Border Patrol agent has sued the federal government and the agent.

June 11, 2012 1:40 pm

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