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Native Seeds promotes plants for an arid climate

Native Seeds promotes plants for an arid climate

Repository for seeds of Southwest heritage crops also sells other seeds for arid climates.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dunham, brood of disorderly puppets return to Tucson

Dunham, brood of disorderly puppets return to Tucson

Comic ventriloquist's daughter will begin her sophomore year at the University of Arizona.

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Michael Gerson: The costs of passivity

History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?

March 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Gil Shapiro: Israeli-Palestinian peace is unachievable. Now what?

Gil Shapiro: Israeli-Palestinian peace is unachievable. Now what?

People are more important than things.

January 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz: Headlines of the Week

Fitz: Headlines of the Week

Thank God Thanksgiving will be over soon so I can stop fretting about soup kitchens, food banks and hunger in America and just go shopping.

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Strengthening American global leadership

Strengthening American global leadership

In today’s turbulent world, the crises facing America come fast and furious. Global threats such as international terrorism, instability threatening to spill across borders, poverty and pandemic diseases, alongside fiscal uncertainties directly impact our national security at home. They dema…

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Obama delays Syria vote, says diplomacy may work

WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…

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McCain's town hall in Tucson gets rowdy

McCain's town hall in Tucson gets rowdy

U.S. Sen. John McCain tried to make his case for U.S. intervention in Syria to a mostly unsympathetic and sometimes rowdy crowd in Tucson on Thursday.

September 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Letters to the editor

Palestinian mindset must change for talks

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New MERS virus spreads easily, deadlier than SARS

LONDON — A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia.

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Tucson's Frost is heading to the Middle East

Tucson's Frost is heading to the Middle East

A Kuwaiti businessman on vacation in Tucson happened upon Frost A Gelato Shoppe and went home with a new business venture.

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Obama's view on Israeli settlements unmasks Palestinians

"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say I want these kids to succeed."

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Should u.s. remove troops from Middle East, N. Africa?

WASHINGTON - Surveying the greater Middle East, where chaos reigns from Egypt to Syria and where chances of war among many players are rising, you can hardly blame the typical American for wanting to wish it away.

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Tucson loses Mediterranean restaurant, gains another

Luxor Cafe is out, Petra Mediterranean Grill is in in central Tucson space.

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McCain: Time for Obama to feel political heat

McCain: Time for Obama to feel political heat

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A fresh-faced Barack Obama buried Republican John McCain in anti-incumbent sentiment four years ago. Now the 2008 presidential nominee says it’s the president’s turn to feel the heat.

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Calif. man behind anti-Muslim film ordered jailed

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday determined a California man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video that inflamed parts of the Middle East is a flight risk and ordered him detained.

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Afghan suicide bombing kills 12

KABUL, Afghanistan - Nine foreign nationals and their Afghan driver were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber rammed an explosive-packed car into their minibus near the Kabul airport, government officials said. Two Afghan bystanders were also killed, said a statement from Afghanistan's inter…

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A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

Rescue workers carry the body of one of the victims from the bomb blast at the American Embassy in Beirut, April 19, 1983. The blast caused extensive damage to the Embassy and killed 47 people while wounding 130. (AP Photo/Paola Crociani)

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A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

A Red Cross worker comforts Mrs. Seta Nahas as she sits in a Red Cross tent across the street from the rubble of the American Embassy, April 19, 1983. Mrs. Nahas has been waiting for word about the fate of her husband, Kamal Nahas, 35, a Lebanese who worked in the Consular section of the Emb…

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