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Terry Bracy: The case for optimism

Terry Bracy: The case for optimism

Oscar Wilde once famously said the optimist sees the doughnut, and the pessimist sees the hole. Contemporary Washington is fixated on the holes even as doughnuts are arriving by the dozen.

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Parents sue state for access to marijuana extracts for son

PHOENIX — Saying their 5-year-old child's life may depend on it, a Phoenix couple has sued to demand legal access to extracts of marijuana for him.

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Guest opinion: Water-short world needs plant-based diet

Guest opinion: Water-short world needs plant-based diet

There is not enough water. Supplies are decreasing due to drought conditions and demand is increasing.

September 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Getting oil to companies problematic

NEW YORK - New troves of oil have been found all over the globe, and oil companies are taking in about $100 for every barrel they produce. But these seemingly prosperous conditions aren't doing much for Big Oil: Profit and production at the world's largest oil companies are slumping badly.

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Plan to boost tanker-car safety meets opposition

WASHINGTON - The oil industry and U.S railroads are resisting the Obama administration's attempt to boost safety standards for the type of rail car involved in a fiery, fatal explosion in Canada, citing costs and technical challenges.

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Guest Column: Why does US not intervene in Syria? It's simple: There's no oil there

Many have been confounded by the lack of any real intervention in Syria's civil war.

May 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: Backing for cleaner 'fracking'

Tucson tech: Backing for cleaner 'fracking'

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Tucson tech: Backing for cleaner 'fracking'

Tucson tech: Backing for cleaner 'fracking'

Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," has led to a boom in U.S. natural gas and oil production, but it remains controversial because of the potential harm it can cause to the environment.

May 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson tech: Backing for cleaner 'fracking'

Tucson tech: Backing for cleaner 'fracking'

Employees of Green Field Energy Services monitor pressure and other fracking data from digital engine controls made by Tucson Embedded Systems during recent testing in Louisiana.

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Gas prices up across state, nation

For the second straight week fuel prices across the nation continued to climb, with Arizona prices surging faster then the national average, according to AAA Arizona.

August 17, 2012 1:24 pmLoading…

Arizona, Tucson gas prices keep falling

Arizona gas prices continued to slip in the past week, despite increasing prices nationwide.

July 20, 2012 1:35 pmLoading…

Arizona gas prices slip to four-month low

Arizona gas prices have slipped to a four-month low as the Independence Day holiday approaches, AAA Arizona said.

June 21, 2012 2:34 pmLoading…
Parade magazine retells chimichanga's Tucson birth

Parade magazine retells chimichanga's Tucson birth

The chimichanga birthright debate goes national this weekend with the widely-distributed Parade newspaper magazine lending credence to El Charro Café's claim to have invented the deep-fried burrito dish.

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Cooking oil fire damages Marana home

A fire that broke out in a mobile home in northern Marana Thursday night was caused by frying oil left on a stove top.

January 06, 2012 8:45 am

Gas cost set to rein in holiday spending in US

NEW YORK — Americans are paying more for gasoline than they did last year as the holidays approached — billions of dollars that could go to books, clothes and Barbie dolls instead being spent at the pump.

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Iraqi vote could delay pullout of US troops

WASHINGTON — U.S. troops could leave Iraq later than currently planned if the fragile nation's elections are delayed, the Pentagon said Thursday.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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Many events offer discounted tickets for students, seniors, military and others. Call venue for details.

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Special vegetarian pizza created for cruise line

Special vegetarian pizza created for cruise line

Vegetarian pizza is one of many dishes celebrity chef Jacques Pepin has created for the Oceania Cruise Line.

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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