More than 25,000 students living in the Tucson Unified School District have opted to go to charter schools or attend classes in surrounding school districts instead.
David Jenkins puts on a brilliant free figure skating performance on Feb. 26, 1960 at Squaw Valley, Calif., to win the Winter Olympics figure skating championship and a gold medal for the United State. His flawless performance carried him past his chief rival, Karel Divin of Czechoslovakia, …
Bob Cochran of Richmond, Vermont, swoops down Mt. Eniwa at Sapporo, Japan, Feb. 6, 1972, during a training run for the downhill event of the Winter Olympics. His time of 1:55.78 was fifth best of the day. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz)
Craig Patrick, USA assistant hockey coach, a hugged by three team members, Sunday, Feb. 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, while a fan waves an American flag after the USA hockey team won the Olympic gold by beating Finland 4-2. (AP Photo)
U.S. goalie Ray LeBlanc, center, is congratulated by teammates, from left, Dave Tretowicz, Tim Sweeney and Bret Hedican after their 4-1 win over France in Olympic hockey action, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1992, Meribel, France. The win advances the U.S. team to the semifinals of the medal round. (AP …
“How do I find out more about my competition?” SCORE Southern Arizona mentors report this as one of the most-asked questions by budding small businesses.
A decision by state regulators to halt a move toward retail electric competition was met with relief by opponents and dismay by backers who said they will continue to press the issue.
Ty Taylor climbs above the canopy of an Amazon forest to measure its health with a variety of instruments on a 200-foot-tall flux tower.
Marielle Smith climbs into the canopy of a tropical forest in the Amazon Basin to install a light sensor.
The Drum Corps International World Championship Open Finals at Ames Field in Michigan City, IN, Tuesday Aug. 6, 2013.
WASHINGTON — Tucson seventh-grader Christopher O’Connor did not think he would make it past the state competition, much less hear his name called as a semifinalist in the National Spelling Bee.
Country singer Willie Nelson second from left, crosses the finish line at the first annual Willie Nelson distance classic on Sunday, June 15, 1980 at the Pedernales Country Clute owns near Lake Travis in Austin, Texas. Nelson finished the hilly, 6.2 mile course one hour, 7 minutes and 45 sec…
Twenty talented youngsters with penchants for poetry will compete Saturday in the 2013 Tucson Youth Poetry Slam All-City Championship at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St.
Marana High School has a rural reputation, but it's home to a dance team that can hip-hop with the best of them.
Dancers Bailey Maguire and Jillian Kelley hug after the Marana High School squad placed fifth in the Small Varsity Hip Hop competition Feb. 3 at the 2013 National Dance Team Championship. "It's just really cool because we're more than a team," says Kelley. "We're like a family."
Marana High School dance squad assistant coach Jessica Navaretti, left, with coach Kandace Hale, took the team to the national competition where it finished fifth. The performers are required to take a weekly technique class in addition to their normal practice schedule. Dancers devote more …
In this Jan. 6, 1985, file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Freddie Solomon (88) prepares for a handoff after lining up at quarterback during the NFL football NFC championship game against the Chicago Bears in San Francisco. Solomon has died at age 59. Solomon lived in Florida and ha…
Many SCORE clients struggle with their business plans due to a lack of information. Two areas in particular are most challenging - accurate competitive information and financial benchmarks. They need a source of objective data to use as a sanity check on their plans. Fortunately, those resou…
University of Arizona tailback David Adams (2) carries the football as Stanford University's Toi Cook (44), makes an attempt to tackle him during the first quarter of Coca-Cola Bowl, Sunday, Nov. 30, 1986 in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara)
University of Arizona corner back James DeBow (38) flies over Stanford University wide receiver Jeff James (3) and Arizona's strong safety Chuck Cecil (6) during the second quarter pass play in Coca-Cola Bowl, Sunday, Nov. 30, 1986 in Tokyo. Stanford won the game 29-24. (AP Photo/Mitsuhiko Sato)