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Tucson in 100 Objects

Tucson in 100 Objects

The dry Santa Cruz River once supported perennial springs and watered marshes and forests.

July 11, 2014 4:45 pm
Gadsden Stamp

Gadsden Stamp

Foto cortesía del ServicIO POSTAL de EUEsta estampilla de 3 centavos se expidió el 30 de diciembre de 1953 en conmemoración del centenario de la Venta de la Mesilla.

May 05, 2014 1:29 pm
Gadsden Stamp

Gadsden Stamp

This 3-cent U.S. stamp was issued on Dec. 30, 1953, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gadsden Purchase.

April 23, 2014 12:27 pm
Gadsden Stamp

Gadsden Stamp

Leaving its stamp on history: This 3-cent U.S. stamp was issued on Dec. 30, 1953, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gadsden Purchase.

April 18, 2014 12:50 pm
Vacant land at Thornydale and Ina headed to auction

Vacant land at Thornydale and Ina headed to auction

A swath of land zoned for office space or multifamily development will go up for auction at the end of April.

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Rosemont will buy land to make up for planned mine's harm to land, wildlife

Rosemont will buy land to make up for planned mine's harm to land, wildlife

Biologist Trevor Hare and mining executive Jamie Sturgess both have been studying wildlife corridors southeast of Tucson.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Gadsden Stamp

Gadsden Stamp

A 3-cent U.S. stamp issued on Dec. 30, 1953, marked the 100th anniversary of the Gadsden Purchase.

August 20, 2013 12:44 pm
Favorite Pima County projects

Favorite Pima County projects

RIVER PARK ACQUISITIONS AND DEVELOPMENT COUNTY WIDE — The riverpark along the Santa Cruz River, Friday, February 20, 2004.

August 20, 2013 10:24 am
17 greenway

17 greenway

17 greenway - Flowers bloom outside the historic Manning House, in Tucson, Arizona, Friday evening, Oct. 17, 2003. Neighborhood activist Daphne Madison (DAPHNE MADISON, not in photo) is hoping to get the city to turn the railroad tracks right-of-way between 22nd street and St. Mary's Rd., in…

June 12, 2013 3:32 pm
Manning House

Manning House

Flowers bloom outside the historic Manning House, in Tucson, Arizona, Friday evening, Oct. 17, 2003. Neighborhood activist Daphne Madison (DAPHNE MADISON, not in photo) is hoping to get the city to turn the railroad tracks right-of-way between 22nd street and St. Mary's Rd., into a greenway …

June 12, 2013 3:32 pm
Union Gen. Nathaniel Lyon

Union Gen. Nathaniel Lyon

Union Gen. Nathaniel Lyon. In 1861, Missouri militia Gen. David Frost surrendered the pro-Southern militia in St. Louis to Lyon on the site of today's St. Louis University. Missouri History Museum image

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At least 42.4 percent of police, firefighters live outside Tucson

At least 42.4 percent of Tucson police and firefighters live outside the city limits, making them unable to vote on a controversial ballot measure related to the city's public safety coverage, based on analysis of data obtained by the Arizona Daily Star.

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Captive calls Somali pirates 'hospitable'

Captive calls Somali pirates 'hospitable'

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A British woman who is being held by Somali pirates with her husband after their yacht was hijacked said in a phone call broadcast Friday that the couple were "bearing up," and she described her captors as "very hospitable."

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Thomas brings 'George' to life

Thomas brings 'George' to life

George is trying to wake the dead at the top of Elaine May's new play, which opened Oct. 23 at Arizona Theatre Company. The rich codger gently prods his young wife to join the land of the living.

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Thomas brings 'George' to life

Thomas brings 'George' to life

 

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The Score: Mark Matos, with new act, performs tonight and Friday

Three years ago, Mark Matos disbanded his popular Tucson group, Campo Bravo, and headed west, setting up shop in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Amphi's 'dead turkey' wishbone still has meat

Amphi's 'dead turkey' wishbone still has meat

Vern Friedli is stunned anyone wants to talk about his offense. He thinks they would find it boring.

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
House Dems reach agreement, prepare to unveil health bill

House Dems reach agreement, prepare to unveil health bill

WASHINGTON — House Democrats reached agreement Wednesday on key elements of a health-care bill that would vastly alter America's medical landscape, requiring virtually universal sign-ups and establishing a new government-run insurance option for millions.

October 29, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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