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Tim Steller: Misbehavior at firehouses needs to stop

Children learn quickly that it isn't a valid excuse for misbehavior to say "Everybody was doing it."

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Girl, 11, honored for saving friend from drowning

Girl, 11, honored for saving friend from drowning

Alexandra Tucker

August 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Girl, 11, honored for saving friend from drowning

Girl, 11, honored for saving friend from drowning

Alexandra Tucker, right, was awarded an Outstanding Citizen of Tucson plaque for saving her best friend Sarah, left, from drowning.

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Girl, 11, honored for saving friend from drowning

Girl, 11, honored for saving friend from drowning

Alexandra Tucker is a lifesaver, and proof that big deeds can come in small packages. Alexandra, 11, pulled her best friend from the bottom of a backyard pool, saving her from drowning during a midsummer barbecue.

August 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Technical, staffing problems largely addressed, officials say

Technical, staffing problems largely addressed, officials say

Vicki Jonda, a public safety dispatcher, monitors a battery of screens at the 911 dispatch center in Tucson. The center is using a new computer-aided system to handle and track calls, but it retains the old system in case of communication problems.

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Technical, staffing problems largely addressed, officials say

Technical, staffing problems largely addressed, officials say

Public safety dispatcher Roberta Vance handles a call at the 911 dispatch center, which operates with a new computer-aided system.

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Technical, staffing largely addressed with Tucson's 911 problems, officials say

Technical, staffing largely addressed with Tucson's 911 problems, officials say

Nearly a year after the city's troubled 911 communications center was handed off to the Tucson Fire Department, officials have worked on fixes to technical glitches, increased staffing levels and boosted staff morale.

August 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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