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Odiemae Elliott donated a quilt every year to raise funds for the Juneteenth scholarship committee.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pm
44 years of Benjie Sanders

44 years of Benjie Sanders

Former UA and pro basketball player Bob Elliott, left, and broadcaster Dave Sitton chat before a game against St. Louis in 2002. Sitton passed away last August.

July 02, 2014 10:33 am
Maya Angelou                                        1994

Maya Angelou 1994

Publisher Edward Lewis, left, television producer Suzanne de Passe, second from left, actress Ruby Dee and poet laureate Maya Angelou, right, pose for photographers before they were honored at the Eighth Annual Black History Makers Awards dinner in New York on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 1994. The ev…

June 12, 2014 1:44 pm
102-year-old knitter warms babies, hearts with blankets

102-year-old knitter warms babies, hearts with blankets

One of the northwest side’s oldest residents works tirelessly to comfort some of the youngest.

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Dean Martin

Dean Martin

Looks like a split between Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, long-time movie partners, and all over a woman --actress Denise Darcel-- on the golf course on May 25, 1953 at the Vernon Hills Country Club in Eastchester, N.Y. That's Martin on the winning end of a kiss from Denise, and Lewis on the c…

February 12, 2014 9:01 pm
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26 ELLIOTT TOURNEY KP-p1

26 ELLIOTT TOURNEY KP-p1 Manny Espinoza (MANNY ESPINOZA) cranks up to tee off at the third hole of the Circle K Sean Elliott Charity Golf Classic benefitting Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson, AZ., at The Golf Club at Vistoso, Friday, June 24, 2005. Photo by Kelly Presnell/Arizona Daily Star MA…

February 11, 2014 9:36 pm
Firehouse Subs to expand to second NW location, eyes third

Firehouse Subs to expand to second NW location, eyes third

Firehouse Subs is red hot on the northwest side, and it’s about to spread like, well, wildfire.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Giving Tuesday a welcome counter to Black Friday

This year, slugging it out alongside Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, is a young upstart in search of your holiday dollar. Unlike its competition though, it’s not looking for you to buy. It wants you to give.

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Golf tournament celebrates woman who learned to 'dance in the rain' of ALS

Golf tournament celebrates woman who learned to 'dance in the rain' of ALS

Those who knew Jessica Wright Pottinger were well acquainted with her signature smile and joyous enthusiasm for life.

August 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sitton, hailed as Tucson icon, dies

Whether broadcasting the Wildcats' football and basketball games on television or coaching its club rugby team, Dave Sitton was passionate about University of Arizona athletics.

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Broadcaster and UA icon Dave Sitton

Broadcaster and UA icon Dave Sitton

Former UA and Pro basketball player Bob Elliott, left, with broadcaster Dave Sitton prior to a UA basketball game against Saint Louis in 2002.

August 12, 2013 10:46 am
Ben's Bells: Green Valley man, tailor to Casa de los Niños, is honored

Ben's Bells: Green Valley man, tailor to Casa de los Niños, is honored

Michael Stewart, with bell, is flanked by David Ellingson, left, Carmen Towns, Judy Ellison and John Jacoby.

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Ben's Bells: Green Valley man, tailor to Casa de los Niños, is honored

Ben's Bells: Green Valley man, tailor to Casa de los Niños, is honored

This week's recipient of Ben's Bell is Michael Stewart.

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For 100K meals, a lot of packing

For 100K meals, a lot of packing

A group in Tempe assembled food packs in April 2012, much like volunteers will do at Church of the Nazarene on Friday and Saturday. The nutrition-outreach effort is backed by the nonprofit Feed My Starving Children.

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For 100K meals, a lot of packing

For 100K meals, a lot of packing

A group of 400 church volunteers is banding together to pack 100,000 meals to feed people around the world.

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United Way sets goal here of $10M

More than 70 Pima County nonprofits, and the Southern Arizonans they serve, will benefit in 2013 if the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona meets a $10 million goal during its annual fundraising campaign.

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Needy seniors at Tucson care home need help for the holidays

An assisted-living community for low-income seniors and the disabled is looking for help making residents' holidays happier.

November 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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Send a kid to camp

The Arizona Daily Star's Sportsmen's Fund Send a Kid to Camp program raises money so children from low-income households and military families can attend YMCA, Boy Scout and Girl Scout and Camp Courage burn camps. Five years ago, the Send a Kid to Camp mission was expanded to send children w…

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Send a kid to camp

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