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10 fascinating things about Tucson's cicadas

10 fascinating things about Tucson's cicadas

The cicada, signature summer bug that sends out the high-pitched nerve wracking buzz in the heat of the day. 

July 17, 2014 2:46 pm
Shirley Temple And Hoover 1938

Shirley Temple And Hoover 1938

Young actress Shirley Temple, tours the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Washington, D.C., June 24, 1938. Head G-man J. Edgar Hoover was her guide. Shirley plugs her ears with fingers as her father shoots a G-man's gun. (AP Photo)

February 11, 2014 6:16 am
72 more F-35s to be sent to Luke AFB near Phoenix

72 more F-35s to be sent to Luke AFB near Phoenix

PHOENIX — The Air Force said Thursday it will assign three additional F-35 squadrons to Luke Air Force Base, bolstering the future of the facility 15 miles west of Phoenix as the military’s current fleet of F-16s is retired.

June 27, 2013 10:29 amLoading…

Beeping hospital equipment leading to some deaths, group says

CHICAGO — Constantly beeping alarms from devices that monitor the vital signs of the critically ill have "desensitized" hospital workers who sometimes ignore the noise, leading to at least two dozen deaths a year on average, a hospital accrediting group said Monday.

April 08, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
University-area group rejects offer on student-housing complaints

University-area group rejects offer on student-housing complaints

An olive branch recently extended to West University residents by the new owners of a massive student housing project near North Fourth Avenue that quickly gained a reputation for loud parties has been rejected.

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Boom rattles Tucson; source isn't known

Tucsonans flooded social media sites Wednesday night speculating on what caused a loud boom heard - and felt - over a chunk of the city.

February 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Deadline for comment on D-M plan is extended

The Air Force has extended the deadline for people who want to comment on the draft environmental assessment concerning the Operation Snowbird training exercise.

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Arizona football: Turning things up a notch

Arizona football: Turning things up a notch

The Arizona Wildcats entered Kindall/Sancet Stadium on Thursday night to a song by the hardcore punk band Refused. The track's title - "New Noise" - was practically perfect.

August 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona football: Turning things up a notch

Arizona football: Turning things up a notch

The new Tempo Practice System being used at Kindall/Sancet Stadium has four speaker banks that are about the size of a starting left tackle, only wider.

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Mostly friendly crowd greets F-35 simulator

Mostly friendly crowd greets F-35 simulator

The nation's next-generation fighter jet "flew" into Marana on Wednesday as prime contractor Lockheed Martin touted the military and economic benefits of the stealthy F-35 at local subcontractor Sargent Aerospace & Defense.

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Mostly friendly crowd greets F-35 simulator

Mostly friendly crowd greets F-35 simulator

Marana Mayor Ed Honea gets a lesson from Joe Parish, an instructor with Lockheed Martin, in the F-35 stealth-fighter simulator. Initial training sites for the F-35, extolled by some and criticized by others, are expected to be announced this summer.

April 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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