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Sahuaro grad to attend NYU acting program

Sahuaro grad to attend NYU acting program

A Sahuaro High School graduate has earned a full-ride talent scholarship to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

June 15, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
'Jersey Boys' swings into Centennial Hall

'Jersey Boys' swings into Centennial Hall

Here’s what happens when you’re a Broadway hit:

June 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Many of our political representatives are lionized when they act “tough” or “no nonsense.”

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Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Growing up in a small, segregated Georgia town in the 1950s, I remember studying from used textbooks that were sent to our Colored school after a white school received its new textbooks. Sometimes the textbooks contained hateful racial slurs written by students who knew that the books were d…

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Fiery explosion flattens 2 NYC buildings, at least 2 dead

Fiery explosion flattens 2 NYC buildings, at least 2 dead

NEW YORK — A gas leak triggered a thunderous explosion that flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least two people, injuring more than 20 and leaving more than a dozen others missing. One tenant said residents had complained repeatedly in recent weeks about …

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Fitz: Sean gone

Fitz: Sean gone

Sean Hannity is leaving New York. We know this because the Fox News host put his underground bunker on the market.

February 10, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Raytheon laser-guided rocket performs well in test launch

Raytheon laser-guided rocket performs well in test launch

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems says the company and partner L-3 Communications have successfully test-fired a laser-guided rocket developed with the United Arab Emirates, demonstrating its potential use for protecting ships.

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Craft cocktails in Tucson: Quality, flavor trump the buzz

Craft cocktails in Tucson: Quality, flavor trump the buzz

On Mondays, when the downtown restaurant Penca is closed and most of its employees are off for the day, beverage manager Luke Anable and his crew are hard at work.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Batiste blends cultures with 'Social Music'

Batiste blends cultures with 'Social Music'

When Jonathan Batiste takes the Club Congress stage tonight, he will have the distinction of being the first musical artist in recent memory to perform at the downtown venue as part of a UApresents concert season.

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Skaggs and Hornsby

Skaggs and Hornsby

Bluegrass player Ricky Skaggs and keyboardist Bruce Hornsby have discovered over the last six years that their musical styles work well together.

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Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model

Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model

ALBANY, N.Y. — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011 in Tucson, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.

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UberX car service expands to Tucson, targets UA student market

UberX car service expands to Tucson, targets UA student market

Anyone needing a ride in Tucson can now summon one with a few taps on their phone.

October 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Building waiver to allow growth of Tucson aircraft-repair firm

An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.

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Steller: Tucson couple in adoption scandal speaks out

Yes, Nicole and Calvin Eason are living in Tucson.

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NY man in Arizona on threat charges in Arias case

NY man in Arizona on threat charges in Arias case

PHOENIX — A New York man is in an Arizona jail on charges he made online threats against cable newscasters Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell because he was upset with their coverage of the Jodi Arias trial.

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Tucson loses 3 TV news personalities

Tucson loses 3 TV news personalities

Three familiar TV news faces have faded from view in the past several days in something of a mini-exodus. And two of them left because of contract disputes.

June 26, 2013 5:23 pmLoading…
Tucson-raised transgender candidate could become a first in NYC

Tucson-raised transgender candidate could become a first in NYC

NEW YORK — Mel Wymore is a typical city council candidate in many ways, campaigning as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of a roster of local organizations. But Wymore’s community-leader resume has an unusual feature: He built much of it while he was a woman.

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Space Shuttle Intrepid

Space Shuttle Intrepid

This photo provided by NASA shows Space shuttle Enterprise, riding on the back of the NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, flies near the Statue of Liberty, Friday, April 27, 2012,in New York. Enterprise is eventually going to make its new home in New York City at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Spa…

May 29, 2013 8:19 am
American Airlines flights grounded because of computer glitch

American Airlines flights grounded because of computer glitch

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday because of an outage of its main reservations system. Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports and on airplanes.

April 16, 2013 12:32 pmLoading…

Supreme Court declines to hear gun-rights case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court left in doubt Monday whether gun owners have a Second Amendment right to carry a firearm in public.

April 15, 2013 9:13 pmLoading…

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