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Larcena Pennington Page: Pioneer woman redefined what it meant to be tough

Hardships were part of life for Southern Arizona pioneers in the mid-1800s, but the trials endured by Larcena Pennington Page would have brought the toughest frontiersman to his knees.

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Monster cruise ship sets sail

Monster cruise ship sets sail

HELSINKI, Finland — It's five times larger than the Titanic, has seven "neighborhoods," an ice rink, a golf course and a 750-seat outdoor amphitheater. The world's largest cruise ship is finally finished, and Friday it began gliding toward its home port in Florida.

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Monster cruise ship sets sail

Monster cruise ship sets sail

 

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UA coach trading court for boxing ring tonight

UA coach trading court for boxing ring tonight

After her basketball team practices this morning, Arizona Wildcats coach Niya Butts will slip on boxing gloves and step into the ring.

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Guard unit holds goodbye

Guard unit holds goodbye

On the last night she would see her little boy before leaving for a year in Afghanistan, Pfc. Tayzha Taylor dressed him up in his Halloween costume one night early.

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Guard unit holds goodbye

Guard unit holds goodbye

 

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Guard unit holds goodbye

Guard unit holds goodbye

 

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Teens sue district over punishment for racy pics

INDIANAPOLIS — Two sophomore girls have sued their school district after they were punished for posting sexually suggestive photos on MySpace during their summer vacation.

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Probe doesn't link Asian drywall to ailments

U.S. investigators found elevated sulfur emissions from Chinese drywall, though they stopped short of linking the building material to ailments cited by many of the 1,900 homeowners who filed complaints.

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on stage 7th Play in a Day: Is that insane or what?

on stage 7th Play in a Day: Is that insane or what?

Getting a play on the boards is a bit of insanity. Doing it in 24 hours — including writing the play — is complete, absolute, why-would-you-do-that insanity.

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Big snowstorm marches into Nebraska after pounding Utah, Wyoming, Colorado

Big snowstorm marches into Nebraska after pounding Utah, Wyoming, Colorado

DENVER — An early blast of winter that blanketed some Western states with heavy snow slowly worked its way out of Colorado and pushed into Nebraska Thursday, bringing blizzard conditions to the eastern plains and causing treacherous roads, closed schools and hundreds of canceled flights.

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Kate Voegele due to play Club Congress

Kate Voegele due to play Club Congress

Kate Voegele is a singer/songwriter and star of the primetime soap "One Tree Hill." And her life is, like, totally nuts.

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AZ power co-ops get stimulus funds

A Southern Arizona power cooperative and two member distribution cooperatives will receive more than $32 million as part of a federal project to modernize the nation's electric grid.

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