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Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."

July 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Stakes get higher for D-M noise critics

Stakes get higher for D-M noise critics

Neighborhood critics still oppose basing louder planes in Tucson.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A-10 backers win House vote to save plane

A-10 backers win House vote to save plane

The U.S. House on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted an amendment to the 2015 defense appropriation bill that would prohibit the Pentagon from spending any money to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II jet — a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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A-10 faces critical House vote today

A-10 faces critical House vote today

Amendment would block plane's retirement.

June 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

A-10 backers vow to overcome setback

Backers of the A-10 close air-support jet say they’ll keep battling to block a Pentagon plan to retire the plane, after suffering a setback by House budget writers.

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2 from Davis-Monthan receive Bronze Stars for valor

2 from Davis-Monthan receive Bronze Stars for valor

Retired Marine Staff Sgt. Michael Stringer relived a mission in Afghanistan two years ago in the Helmand River Valley where a blast from an improvised explosive device launched him 40 feet, mangling his lower face, throat and hands .

June 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Lindbergh nut cup

Tucson in 100 Objects — Lindbergh nut cup

Some precious historical artifacts had very simple uses

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Command change comes with Davis-Monthan at a crossroads

Command change comes with Davis-Monthan at a crossroads

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will undergo a change in command in August, even as budget cuts threaten the base’s future.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A-10 left off House panel's draft funding bill

The House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee in draft legislation failed to include funding for the Air Force’s fleet of A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jets, despite the full House’s earlier authorization to fund the A-10 fleet.

May 29, 2014 4:03 pmLoading…

Crash restricts traffic at Craycroft and Golf Links roads

A crash has restricted traffic at South Craycroft and East Golf Links roads, police said.

May 28, 2014 9:30 pm Related

Big-box retail being recruited to Tucson's southeast side

Optimism about the growing number of residents settling on Tucson’s southeast side is prompting the development of several “power centers” along the corridor.

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'Warthog' wins key support in Congress

Supporters of the A-10 “Warthog” close-air support jet got a double boost in Congress Thursday as the full House and a key Senate committee backed measures to save the aircraft — a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — at least through fiscal 2015.

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Steller: What Sunnyside’s landslide recall vote means, and more politics

The results in the Sunnyside school board recall election were so unexpectedly lopsided that moments before the early results were posted, recall leader Richard Hernandez told me he thought only one board member would be voted out — Bobby Garcia.

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Davis-Monthan to close Craycroft gate Thursday morning for arrival of Army soldier's body

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will close the Craycroft Road gate Thursday morning for the arrival of the body of an Army soldier who died last week from wounds in an attack in Afghanistan.

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'Candid talk' between Huckelberry, Diamond becomes a love fest

'Candid talk' between Huckelberry, Diamond becomes a love fest

What a difference a real estate bust makes.

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Senators working on plan to save the A-10

A group of U.S. senators, including Arizona’s John McCain, is crafting a plan to save the A-10 close air-support jet — a mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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Key House panel OKs plan to save A-10 for at least a year

The nation’s fleet of A-10 close-air-support aircraft — including a major contingent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — would get a one-year lease on life under a plan approved by a key congressional committee late Wednesday.

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Year of A-10 funding OK'd by key congressional committee

The nation’s fleet of A-10 close air-support aircraft — including a major contingent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — would get a one-year lease on life under a plan approved by a key congressional committee late Wednesday.

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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/

May 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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