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Local cheese has unexpected win at national conference

Local cheese has unexpected win at national conference

Goat cheese wins over formidable rivals at national conference.

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1 Border Patrol agent killed, 1 injured in crash east of Tucson

One border patrol agent was killed and a second injured in a single-vehicle rollover near Benson Wednesday morning.

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High school basketball: Pusch Ridge girls, Benson boys fall in Division III quarterfinals

In Prescott Valley, defensive breakdowns and turnovers cost the Pusch Ridge Christian girls basketball team Wednesday, as the Lions lost 44-34 to Goodyear Estrella Foothills in the Division III state quarterfinals.

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Vail program helps spread school success

David Woodall’s introduction to Beyond Textbooks didn’t come during a meeting of school district officials, but in between breaths as he was preparing for a marathon.

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Westbound Interstate 10 near Benson partially re-opens

One westbound lane of Interstate 10, about 10 miles west of Benson, has reopened after a semi truck caught on fire, according to a press release from the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Passing trains, lavish homes, mountain views are among the many sights near the Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon trailhead.

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Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Stop for breakfast at Reb's Cafe & Coffee Shop in Benson. Two eggs, potato, choice of meat and toast ($5.29) is a popular choice.

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Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

In the Elgin-Sonoita area, you'll have several choices if you'd like to stop and sample some Arizona wine.

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Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

This abandoned filling station sits in front of a mercantile store at the Fairbank historic town site in Southeast Arizona. The town site is open daily for self-guided tours.

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Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Singing Wind Bookshop owner Winn Bundy points out a few interesting titles. The book shop, at 700 W. Singing Wind Road north of Benson, is open seven days a week.

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Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

Hit the road for tour of scenic Southern AZ

One of the wonderful things about the holidays is having family and friends at your house. Here's something almost equally wonderful: finding an entertaining way to lure everyone out of the house for a while.

December 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EPA imposes new emission limits on Ariz. power plants

FLAGSTAFF - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has prescribed new pollution limits on three coal-fired Arizona power plants, aiming to protect the environment and air quality for wilderness areas and landmarks such as the Grand Canyon.

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Verizon rolling out faster network in Sierra Vista, Benson, border towns

Verizon Wireless will roll out its latest, fastest network in Sierra Vista, Benson, Douglas and Nogales on Thursday, as part of a nationwide expansion in more than 400 markets.

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Rest area in Texas Canyon to close this week for repaving

The rest area on westbound Interstate 10 near Texas Canyon will close for three days this week while state Department of Transportation crews finish repaving the parking area and the entrance and exit ramps.

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Sierra Vista Buena 49, Santa Rita 15

In Sierra Vista, Buena earned revenge against the Eagles and won in coach Ryan Scherling's debut.

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Cottonwood Fire spreads to 650 acres in Whetstones

Cottonwood Fire spreads to 650 acres in Whetstones

A helicopter prepares to drop water over the Cottonwood Fire below Cottonwood Peak southwest of Benson. No evacuations had been ordered as of Wednesday.

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Cottonwood Fire spreads to 650 acres in Whetstones

Cottonwood Fire spreads to 650 acres in Whetstones

A wildfire burning in the Whetstone Mountains southwest of Benson grew to about 650 acres Wednesday.

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530-mi. power-line plan stirring up rural passions

530-mi. power-line plan stirring up rural passions

A proposed power-line system to deliver renewable energy across the Southwest could disturb habitat for sensitive species, harm more than 300 cultural sites, damage scenic views and increase fire risk while it's being built, a new federal environmental report says.

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530-mi. power-line plan stirring up rural passions

530-mi. power-line plan stirring up rural passions

The proposed SunZia Southwest Transmission Project would use lattice steel towers similar in height to these near Spearville, Kan., at nearly 130 feet tall and 90 feet wide, to support the 500Kv lines across Southern Arizona and New Mexico. They would be spaced approximately 1,400 feet apart.

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So. Ariz. cousins who ignited state’s largest wildfire plead guilty to misdemeanors

So. Ariz. cousins who ignited state’s largest wildfire plead guilty to misdemeanors

FLAGSTAFF — Two cousins charged with accidentally causing the largest wildfire in Arizona history pleaded guilty Tuesday to a pair of misdemeanor charges after reaching an agreement with prosecutors.

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