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Senators working on plan to save the A-10

A group of U.S. senators, including Arizona’s John McCain, is crafting a plan to save the A-10 close air-support jet — a mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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2014 brings new health insurance protections

2014 brings new health insurance protections

We continue to wish our friends and family a happy, healthy new year, and in 2014 these words have renewed meaning.

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Fitz: Polls, schmolls, our sunsets are numero uno

According to a ridiculous USA TODAY poll, the best place to view a sunset is not Tucson. We came in seventh behind Clearwater Beach, Fla.; Leland, Mich.; Albuquerque; Key West, Fla.; the Outer Banks and Puerto Vallarta.

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Renewable Fuel Standard subsidies unneeded as sales of cleaner vehicles surge

How did we reach the point where the government is promoting a dreadful fuel that gets worse fuel economy than gasoline or diesel, drives up food prices, damages car engines and has unintended environmental consequences?

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Brian and Kelly's, a Tucson pumpkin patch and tree lot

Brian and Kelly's, a Tucson pumpkin patch and tree lot

Walking into the giant white tent that houses Brian and Kelly’s Pumpkins, Trees & Farmer’s Market, on Broadway near Rosemont, is almost like walking into a small farm.

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Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS

October 01, 2013 8:30 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

September 30, 2013 10:15 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Bisbee

Fitz Blog: Bisbee

I enjoyed our weekend in Bisbee. We were there to enjoy a rocking blues festival and count the ponytails held in place with orthopedic hair bands.

September 16, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Your Weekly News Update

Fitz Blog: Your Weekly News Update

The argument against action in Syria can be summed up in one word: Iraq-Nam-istan. Sunnyside’s schools superintendent is no longer pursuing Chapter 7 bankruptcy after officials said he miscalculated his disposable income and actually had enough money to buy a pocket calculator and some Ad…

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Living in a migrant worker's shack

Living in a migrant worker's shack

Mrs. Roy Vandiver (right) of Burney, Mo., cooks a meal with the help of her older daughter, while her two other children rest on a bed in June 1959. They are in one of the migrant shacks that once lined the roads along the strawberry fields. Migrant families lived in them during the harvest …

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Church for migrant workers

Church for migrant workers

Mrs. Clarence Beltz of Centralia conducts a church service for children of migrant workers during the strawberry harvest in June 1959. Most of the migrant families were from the South, and they followed the harvest all the way to Michigan. Centralia-area churchwomen conducted services and cl…

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Migrant workers move with the harvest

Migrant workers move with the harvest

Mrs. and Mrs. John Easter of Hollis, Okla., relax outside their trailer home after a day of picking strawberries in early June 1959 near Irvington, Ill., south of Centralia. They were among the migrant workers who followed the ripening of the crops every year from Arkansas into Michigan. Tha…

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5 free things to do in Traverse City, Mich.

5 free things to do in Traverse City, Mich.

The Boardman River meanders through town. Boardwalks and parks adjoin sections of the river, where you can watch anglers, like this one, land brook trout. South of downtown, the river widens into Boardman Lake.

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5 free things to do in Traverse City, Mich.

5 free things to do in Traverse City, Mich.

Interlochen Center for the Arts presents a summer orchestra and dance concert. The center is a year-round academy and summer camp.

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5 free things to do in Traverse City, Mich.

5 free things to do in Traverse City, Mich.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Residents of this picturesque Lake Michigan community are known to quip, "The view of the bay is half your pay."

May 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona basketball: Miller's nonconference scheduling plan finally free of prior engagements

After four years under coach Sean Miller, the Arizona Wildcats’ scheduling philosophy is finally in place.

May 04, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…
Dr. Jonas Salk explains vaccine

Dr. Jonas Salk explains vaccine

Dr. Jonas Salk (left at podium) explains development of the vaccine during a gathering on April 13, 1955, at the University of Michigan. With him are (center) Dr. Thomas Francis Jr., who led statistical research; and Basil O'Connor, president of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysi…

April 19, 2013 12:26 pmLoading…
Final Four: High-octane O vs. shutdown D

Final Four: High-octane O vs. shutdown D

Trey Burke (3), Michigan's leader and the AP Player of the Year, has not faced a defense like Syracuse's.

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Final Four: High-octane O vs. shutdown D

Final Four: High-octane O vs. shutdown D

Brandon Triche, above, and backcourt mate Michael Carter-Williams are the stars of Syracuse's zone.

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Final Four: High-octane O vs. shutdown D

Final Four: High-octane O vs. shutdown D

Unheralded Wichita State has unheralded stars, such as Carl Hall, who used to work in a light bulb factory.

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