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Tucson City Council endorses waterline repair program

In an almost unheard-of move, the City Council has unanimously approved a private product endorsement that could protect residents from expensive repairs for broken or leaking water and sewer lines.

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Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

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Fans jam in to see returning Cardinals

Fans jam in to see returning Cardinals

Newspapers noted that fan celebrations were muted when the Cardinals won the National League pennant on Sept. 27, 1942, and even downtown on Oct. 5, the day they beat the New York Yankees to win the World Series four games to one. But the next day, thousands of giddy fans shed their wartime …

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Civil Defense demonstration

Civil Defense demonstration

Some of the 12,000 people who gathered on Art Hill in Forest Park on Sept. 27, 1942, to watch a Civil Defense exercise in protecting against an enemy bombing raid. A flight of 13 bi-planes flew in low and "bombed" a two-story wood-and-canvas building, which was set on fire. Civil Defense aux…

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LA wins NL West, makes big splash

LA wins NL West, makes big splash

PHOENIX — The Diamondbacks almost got the Dodgers out of town, if not out of mind.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2: D-backs fall out of first

Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2: D-backs fall out of first

Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt applies a late tag to the Cubs' Darwin Barney in the ninth inning at Chase Field. Barney went on to score an insurance run on a hit from rookie Junior Lake as Chicago hung on to hand Arizona its fourth loss in its last five games.

July 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2: D-backs fall out of first

Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2: D-backs fall out of first

The Cubs' Dioner Navarro celebrates his home run in the second inning. The D-backs, on the other hand, are hitting just .194 in the past 10 games.

July 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2: D-backs fall out of first

Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2: D-backs fall out of first

Cubs rookie Junior Lake rounds the bases after hitting a homer against D-backs starter Tyler Skaggs in the fifth.

July 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2: D-backs fall out of first

Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2: D-backs fall out of first

PHOENIX - If their offense doesn't come around rather quickly, the Diamondbacks could find themselves in worse position than just second place in the National League West.

July 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New York pounces in seventh to send Corbin to his first loss

New York pounces in seventh to send Corbin to his first loss

Josh Satin, left, and Andrew Brown celebrate after both scored on Omar Quintanilla's single during the Mets' seven-run seventh inning. It sent Arizona to its fifth straight loss.

July 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
New York pounces in seventh to send Corbin to his first loss

New York pounces in seventh to send Corbin to his first loss

NEW YORK - Once the rain stopped, the hits came for the New York Mets.

July 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Stan Musial poses at home with wife, Lil, in 1943

Stan Musial poses at home with wife, Lil, in 1943

Stan Musial, St. Louis Cards outfielder and National League batting champion, gets a taste of the dinner to come from his pretty wife, Lillian, at their home in Donora, Penn., Oct. 19, 1943 where Stan has settled down during the off season to ordinary home life and a job as a freight car che…

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Stan Musial and autograph hunters in 1964

Stan Musial and autograph hunters in 1964

Oct. 5, 1946----Stan Musial, star first baseman of the National League champion Cardinals, is the center of attraction for autograph hunters as he is met by his wife and daughter Geraldine at Union Station, on his arrival from Brooklyn with the Red Bird team yesterday afternoon. POST-DISPATCH PHOTO

January 19, 2013 1:38 pmLoading…
Musial awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom,

Musial awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom,

SEPT 22, 1963- CINCINNATI - In what is believed to be the first time a team of umpires posed with a competing ball player, Stan the Man Musial met with, left to right, Frank Walsh, Paul Pryor, Fran Secory and Ken Burkhardt, near the umpires' dressing room before today's game with Cincinnati.…

January 19, 2013 1:40 pmLoading…
NLCS: Giants hopeful Scutaro can start

NLCS: Giants hopeful Scutaro can start

"All of sudden, I just saw this train coming," said Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro about Matt Holliday's late slide Monday in Game 2. Scutaro has a strained left hip and sore left knee.

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NLCS: Giants hopeful Scutaro can start

NLCS: Giants hopeful Scutaro can start

ST. LOUIS - Giants manager Bruce Bochy expects Marco Scutaro to be in his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series, two days after St. Louis slugger Matt Holliday plowed into the San Francisco second baseman.

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ALDS: Athletics 2, Tigers 0: A's not ready to call it a season

ALDS: Athletics 2, Tigers 0: A's not ready to call it a season

Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp makes a running, leaping catch at the wall to rob Prince Fielder of a home run in the second inning. "Not to be all over-confident or anything, I think I'm going to catch everything out there," Crisp said.

October 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

MLB notebook: A-Rod's 5 K's irk fans, but he says, 'I feel fine'

NEW YORK - For all of his home runs, All-Star accolades and huge salaries, Alex Rodriguez finds himself in a most familiar spot this season. A-Rod is an October lightning rod.

October 10, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
NLDS: Giants 2, Reds 1: Bobble helps anemic Giants stay alive

NLDS: Giants 2, Reds 1: Bobble helps anemic Giants stay alive

"It hit my glove. I just couldn't get it to stick," said Scott Rolen, whose throw to first was too late in the 10th.

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NLDS: Giants 2, Reds 1: Bobble helps anemic Giants stay alive

NLDS: Giants 2, Reds 1: Bobble helps anemic Giants stay alive

The Giants' Joaquin Arias, who entered in the eighth at shortstop, hits a grounder in the 10th that leads to the winning run.

October 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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