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Fla. cops yank drunk cyclist from Taco Bell drive-through

Fla. cops yank drunk cyclist from Taco Bell drive-through

Gabriel Harris tried placing an order at the window as the restaurant was closing just after 3 a.m.

November 19, 2014 11:15 am Related Loading…
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Handout photo of Alex Petrov on the motorcycle high wire in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 2010 photo Courtesy of Feld Entertainment.

June 09, 2014 2:16 pm

Ariz. expected to have nation’s second-fastest job growth in 2014

WASHINGTON — Arizona is expected to post the second-highest rate of job growth among states in 2014, trailing only booming North Dakota, according to a recent report.

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"Mike du Jour" replaces "Doonesbury" starting Monday

"Mike du Jour" replaces "Doonesbury" starting Monday

A big change is coming to the Star’s comics lineup.

February 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Escalating from words to bullets

In a time of instant communication — much of it reaction to what someone else did or said — deadly force is the most potent instant communication of all.

February 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona banks, credit unions keep gaining strength

Arizona’s banks continued to strengthen in the third quarter, though their overall financial health still lagged behind the national average, according to the latest ratings from Bauer Financial.

December 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz: Polls, schmolls, our sunsets are numero uno

According to a ridiculous USA TODAY poll, the best place to view a sunset is not Tucson. We came in seventh behind Clearwater Beach, Fla.; Leland, Mich.; Albuquerque; Key West, Fla.; the Outer Banks and Puerto Vallarta.

November 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Renewable Fuel Standard benefits motorists, air quality and the farm economy

When Congress expanded the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2007, it did so with three important policy objectives in mind.

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Building waiver to allow growth of Tucson aircraft-repair firm

An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.

October 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Steller: Tucson couple in adoption scandal speaks out

Yes, Nicole and Calvin Eason are living in Tucson.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Photos: Swimmer Diana Nyad's long journey to Florida from Cuba

Photos: Swimmer Diana Nyad's long journey to Florida from Cuba

Diana Nyad's 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, a first, took 53 hours. But really, the journey was much longer. Her first attempt at the feat was in 1978 and the successful try this weekend was her fifth attempt.

September 03, 2013 9:28 am Photos

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Cops: Fla. man kills wife, posts photo of body on Facebook

Cops: Fla. man kills wife, posts photo of body on Facebook

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. — The South Florida man who authorities say killed his wife then apparently posted a photo of his 26-year-old wife’s dead body on Facebook possessed a concealed weapon permit and portrayed himself as a neighborhood watch volunteer at his townhouse complex, fellow residents …

August 09, 2013 10:50 amLoading…
It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

Naturalist Daphne Dozo holds a flashlight as visitors watch the release of sea turtle hatchlings in Key Biscayne, Fla. It happened in July.

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It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

Carlie Hamlin, 3, left, and her sister Hailey, 4, examine a loggerhead hatchling the Biscayne Nature Center in Key Biscayne.

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It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

A nesting surveyor with the Miami-Dade County Parks tapes off a sea-turtle nesting site on Haulover Beach in Miami.

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It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

A volunteer for the Miami-Dade County Sea Turtle Awareness Program removes loggerhead eggs from a nest on Miami Beach.

August 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

It's turtle-nesting season in Florida

MIAMI - It's turtle-nesting season in Florida, when sea turtles lay their eggs and hatchlings head for the water.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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George Zimmerman helped 4 out of wrecked SUV, officials say

ORLANDO, Fla. — George Zimmerman helped rescue four people from an overturned vehicle in central Florida last week, just days after he was cleared of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, officials said Monday.

July 22, 2013 3:13 pmLoading…
Florida jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

Florida jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

SANFORD, Fla. — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

July 13, 2013 7:01 pm Related Loading…

Immigration bill envisions new farmworker program

WASHINGTON — Sweeping immigration legislation taking shape in the Senate will aim to overhaul the nation’s agriculture worker program to create a steady supply of labor for farmers and growers, who rely more than any other industry on workers who are living in the country illegally.

April 03, 2013 4:06 pmLoading…

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