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Escape to cool, forested Upper Sabino Canyon

Escape to cool, forested Upper Sabino Canyon

Popular Sabino Canyon northeast of Tucson typically has three types of weather in June: hot, very hot and let’s-not-even-talk-about-it hot.

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Border agents find 330 pounds of pot in Douglas woman’s SUV

Border agents find 330 pounds of pot in Douglas woman’s SUV

A 22-year-old Mexican woman living in Douglas was arrested last Friday for trying to smuggle 330 pounds of marijuana across the border.

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CD1 Watch: Mitt Romney to stump for Tobin later this month

CD1 Watch: Mitt Romney to stump for Tobin later this month

First John Boehner came to Arizona to stump for state Rep. Andy Tobin, now it is Mitt Romney's turn.

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School report cards now online

The Arizona Department of Education has rolled out a new online school report card system.

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TUSD gets high marks in national evaluation

TUSD gets high marks in national evaluation

TUSD gets high marks in open enrollment

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Radar van locations

The city’s two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today:

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Agreement limits relocation of wild wolves

PHOENIX — Federal officials have agreed not to try to capture and relocate wolves entering Arizona from Mexico.

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N.M., Navajo leaders oppose Ariz. electric competition

Officials of New Mexico and the Navajo Nation have weighed in to oppose a move by Arizona regulators to open the state’s retail electric markets to competition, contending it would likely result in the closure of the Four Corners power plant and decimate the area’s economy.

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Supreme Court rulings bolster gay marriage

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California.

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Pac-12 Tournament field set

Today began without a single seed guaranteed in next week's Pac-12 Tournament. By the end of a day's worth of games, though, the full bracket emerged. 

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Nixon wished for total handgun ban

WASHINGTON — Few presidents in modern times have been as interested in gun control as Richard Nixon, of all people. He proposed ridding the market of Saturday night specials, contemplated banning handguns altogether and refused to pander to gun owners by feigning interest in their weapons.

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Blog: Funeral procession for slain teen turns angry in Nogales

The funeral procession for a 16-year-old boy, killed in cross-border gunfire by US agents, turned into an angry protest at the border fence Sunday afternoon.

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Tucson man dies in house fire

he Tucson Fire Department responded to two fires Saturday morning, including one blaze that left a man dead.

April 28, 2012 5:57 pm

Fitz: Abortion ban update

     Republicans in the Arizona Senate have approved a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks and requires women considering an abortion to look at a website with images of fetuses because they obviously don't grasp the gravity of what they are doing.

March 27, 2012 12:26 pmLoading…

Fitz: Arizona to let employers refuse to include Viagra in health coverage

     A Senate panel voted Monday to let employers with religious or moral objections refuse to include Viagra, Cialis and all erectile dysfunction drugs in their health insurance plans for their workers. The bill would repeal a mandate asking companies that provide reproductive options cover…

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AT&T gives $800K for Catholic school scholarships

An $800,000 donation from AT&T will provide scholarships for about 300 Tucson children to attend one of three area Catholic schools.

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Match Play: Tiger sinks putt on 18th hole, advances to second round

Tiger Woods escaped a first-round scare at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, defeating Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 1-up after nailing an 8-foot putt on the 18th green. 

February 22, 2012 3:28 pmLoading…

AFL-CIO: Inmigrantes latinos serán bloque decisivo en comicios

LOS ANGELES.– Los inmigrantes latinos son el futuro de Estados Unidos y serán un bloque decisivo en la próxima elección presidencial, dijo el martes el presidente nacional de la federación sindical AFL-CIO.

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Me saqué la lotería.- Ignacio Ambriz

Me saqué la lotería.- Ignacio Ambriz

GUADALAJARA, Jalisco 26-Ene .- Sincero al hablar de sus pocos logros en la Primera División, Ignacio Ambriz reconoció hoy que se sacó el premio mayor al ser designado técnico del Guadalajara.

January 26, 2012 4:06 pmLoading…

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