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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers' thoughts on Sun Tran pay, Yes on bonds, plastic bags.

September 09, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Michael Gerson: GOP shows signs of shaking its tea-party hangover

The evidence accumulates that the Republican Party is sobering up — cotton-mouthed and slightly disoriented — from its recent ideological bender.

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Sacred Harp: 'Singing for singing's sake'

Sacred Harp: 'Singing for singing's sake'

One of the oldest American musical traditions lives and breathes twice a month in midtown Tucson.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos



Repairing the voting rights act

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Tucson inmate wants pay for snakes seized in Miss. porn case

JACKSON, Miss. —A man serving 30 years after pleading guilty to enticing a teenager to pose for pornographic pictures with venomous snakes has filed a federal lawsuit seeking compensation for the loss of his reptiles.

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Study sets off immigration-bill squabble

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan Senate immigration bill would cost the government a net $6.3 trillion over the next 50 years to provide benefits for millions of people now living in the U.S. illegally, the Heritage Foundation said in a report Monday, setting off a fierce dispute with fellow conser…

May 06, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…

Tucson firm fined by Miss. regulators over do-not-call law

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi regulators are ordering a pair of Arizona companies to pay a record $5.7 million fine for more than 1,000 violations of Mississippi’s do-not-call law.

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Miss. lawmaker: ‘Gulf of America’ bill a joke

JACKSON, Miss. — All the people outraged about the Mississippi bill to rename the Gulf of Mexico as the “Gulf of America” have missed its satirical intent, the sponsor said Thursday.

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Floods, winds menace South after West's major snowfall

Floods, winds menace South after West's major snowfall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile, heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Top 25 breakdown

No. School and opponent Record Last wk Favorite

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Fumble, late field goal boost Tar Heels over No. 14 Va. Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Casey Barth kicked a 21-yard field goal on the final play and North Carolina stopped No. 14 Virginia Tech all night in a 20-17 victory on Thursday night.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Pac-10 suspends ref over facemask no-call

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — The Pacific-10 has suspended a game official for missing a facemask call in Saturday's game between Southern California and Oregon State.

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Horned Frogs leapfrog Boise St. in BCS ranks after swamping BYU

NEW YORK — Boise State got bumped. TCU is now in position to be this season's BCS buster — for now.

October 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Ryan Finley's AP Top 25 poll picks

Reporter Ryan Finley has a vote in the AP football poll. Here are his Week 8 rankings:

October 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
OU's Bradford opts for surgery, eyes NFL draft

OU's Bradford opts for surgery, eyes NFL draft

ST. LOUIS — Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford will have season-ending shoulder surgery and expects to enter the NFL draft in April.

October 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Top 25 breakdown

How teams in The Associated Press Top 25 poll fared:

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Gators, Longhorns gain BCS advantage with easy schedules

Gators, Longhorns gain BCS advantage with easy schedules

Scheduling tough opponents might not be the best formula for BCS success.

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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