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Powerful US bomber flies over S. Korea as standoff deepens

Powerful US bomber flies over S. Korea as standoff deepens

A U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber flies over Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. The flyover was a clear show of force in the wake of North Korea’s fourth nuclear test.

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US bomber flies over S. Korea as standoff deepens

US bomber flies over S. Korea as standoff deepens

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — A U.S. B-52 bomber flew low over South Korea on Sunday, a clear show of force from the United States as a Cold War-style standoff deepened between its ally Seoul and North Korea following Pyongyang’s fourth nuclear test.

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California man tries to dig up Missouri missile site

HOLDEN, Mo. (AP) — Not worth it.

October 14, 2015 2:22 pmLoading…
No. 3 - 'Bridge of Spies' with $15.4 million (debut)

No. 3 - 'Bridge of Spies' with $15.4 million (debut)

No. 3 - 'Bridge of Spies' with $15.4 million (debut) - In this image released by Disney, Tom Hanks appears in a scene from "Bridge of Spies." (Jaap Buitendijk/DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 PIctures via AP)

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Cantor launches new novel 'The Hours Count'

Cantor launches new novel 'The Hours Count'

Novelist Jillian Cantor will launch new novel, "The Hours Count," at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Oct. 18 at the UA bookstore. The Tucson Festival of Books hosts.

October 10, 2015 2:09 pm Photos

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North Dakota's Cold War-era radar station gets a facelift

CAVALIER AIR FORCE STATION, N.D. — A military radar installation in remote northeastern North Dakota that was established more than 40 years ago to track enemy ballistic missiles in a time of tense international relations is moving its living and working conditions out of the Cold War era.

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Letters to the editor

Opinions on redistricting, traffic solutions, reverse mortgages and theater review.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — 18 missile silos brought Cold War to Tucson area

Tucson in 100 Objects — 18 missile silos brought Cold War to Tucson area

We’re defining Tucson in 100 objects. The daily series began April 20. Follow along at azstarnet.com/100objects/

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Michael Gerson: A trumpet that always sounds retreat

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…

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Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts: Address your representative about need to get rid of nuclear arms

As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.

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Former Air Force officer held millions of lives in her hands

Former Air Force officer held millions of lives in her hands

You might think your job is stressful, but here’s something to put it in perspective: You don’t face the prospect of killing millions of people on any given day at work.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Van Cliburn, celebrated classical pianist, dies at 78

Van Cliburn, the tall, gangly, curly-haired Texan who became the most famous classical pianist in American history over the course of a single extraordinary week in 1958, died Feb. 27 at his home in Fort Worth, Texas. He was 78 and for many years owned a home in Tucson.

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School notes

School notes

Jocelyn Wallace, left, Kiara Lane and Charly Alarcon with their teacher, Jennifer Pike. Kiara, an 11-year-old sixth-grader at Coronado Middle School, won a local poster-making competition sponsored by the Catalina/Oro Valley Lions Club.

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School notes

School notes

"When I imagine peace, I think of calming waves in a flow of happiness," said Kiara.

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School notes

Local schools do well in national rankings

November 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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