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Lunch with Michelle Obama is top price in contest for nutritious, yummy lunch recipes

Lunch with Michelle Obama is top price in contest for nutritious, yummy lunch recipes

First lady Michelle Obama during last year's kids' "state dinner" at the White House. Kids who enter "The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge" may get to dine there this year.

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Lunch with Michelle Obama is top price in contest for nutritious, yummy lunch recipes

Lunch with Michelle Obama is top price in contest for nutritious, yummy lunch recipes

Children from across the nation will rub elbows with Michelle Obama and dine off fine china in the East Room of the White House this summer as part of a contest to promote healthy eating.

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Efforts to save city's past pay off with 'historic' tag

Efforts to save city's past pay off with 'historic' tag

"The historic neon signs make us stand out from other cities," says Jonathan Mabry, Tucson's historic preservation officer.

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Efforts to save city's past pay off with 'historic' tag

Efforts to save city's past pay off with 'historic' tag

La Pilita Museum in Barrio Viejo, near the Tucson Convention Center, features the history of Barrio Viejo and early Tucson with more than 100 oral histories.

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Efforts to save city's past pay off with 'historic' tag

Efforts to save city's past pay off with 'historic' tag

San Pedro Chapel in the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood, a backdrop here for the group Way Out West, is just one of the area's historic buildings

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Contingent of Tucson survivors of gun violence go to Washington, D.C.,to seek support for closing a gun-law loopholes

Contingent of Tucson survivors of gun violence go to Washington, D.C.,to seek support for closing a gun-law loopholes

Michelle Obama greets Jan. 8 shooting survivor Pam Simon.

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Contingent of Tucson survivors of gun violence go to Washington, D.C.,to seek support for closing a gun-law loopholes

Contingent of Tucson survivors of gun violence go to Washington, D.C.,to seek support for closing a gun-law loopholes

A contingent of Tucson survivors of gun violence, including some from the Jan. 8, 2011, mass shooting, traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to seek congressional support for closing a loophole in national gun laws.

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Tucson girl will attend State of Union at first lady's invitation

Tucson girl will attend State of Union at first lady's invitation

While the rest of Tucson sixth-grader Haile Thomas' classmates have to crack open the books to learn about history, she will get to experience it firsthand.

February 12, 2013 12:00 am
Tucson girl invited to Obama's State of the Union speech

Tucson girl invited to Obama's State of the Union speech

While the rest of Tucson sixth-grader Haile Thomas’ classmates have to crack open the books to learn about history, she gets to experience it first hand.

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Pac-12 basketball notebook: It's business as usual for Beavers

Pac-12 basketball notebook: It's business as usual for Beavers

SAN FRANCISCO - Of course, the Oregon State Beavers will practice Tuesday.

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Pac-12 basketball notebook: It's business as usual for Beavers

Pac-12 basketball notebook: It's business as usual for Beavers

Oregon State coach Craig Robinson, sitting with his sister, Michelle Obama, at the Democratic National Convention in September, says Tuesday's presidential election is "probably going to be pretty close."

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Seen and heard at the debate

Top social-media moment: "Binders full of Women"

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Local school districts shifting to healthier food choices

Local school districts shifting to healthier food choices

Tucson-area school districts are providing healthier meals to students as part of a nationwide effort to improve children's nutrition.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Local school districts shifting to healthier food choices

Local school districts shifting to healthier food choices

Salad is on the menu at Utterback Magnet Middle School. Above, cafeteria workers at the school package salads. The transition to offering more greens is consistent with new federal guidelines.

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Local school districts shifting to healthier food choices

Local school districts shifting to healthier food choices

Rachael Dusz, left, and Lindsay Aguilar prepare chicken patties on whole wheat buns for students at Utterback Magnet Middle School.

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Girl wins White House contest

Girl wins White House contest

President Obama talks to Haile Thomas of Tucson during first lady Michelle Obama's Kids' State Dinner. Obama said Monday that he's usually invited to state dinners, but he "had to crash" this one.

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Girl wins White House contest

Girl wins White House contest

Haile Thomas

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Girl wins White House contest

Girl wins White House contest

Haile's quinoa, black bean and corn salad, as prepared and plated in the White House kitchen.

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