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Barbershop choir sets concert, will deliver singing valentines

Barbershop choir sets concert, will deliver singing valentines

The toe-tapping harmonies of the Tucson Barbershop eXperience flowed freely from the rehearsal room and into the hallway of the Tucson Jewish Community Center late last month.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Okla man kills stepdad with 'atomic wedgie,' cops say

McLOUD, Okla. — A 33-year old man allegedly killed his stepfather over the holidays by yanking the stepfather's underwear up his back and over his head so that the undergarment's waistband was around his neck, authorities say.

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The power of dust storms

The power of dust storms

A blast from the past, literally. This shot was taken on April 15, 1935 in Boise City, Oklahoma. At that point, the high plains area was better known as the Dust Bowl or Dirty Thirties. Severe drought coupled with proper farming methods for dry land allowed wind erosion to create the giant s…

October 30, 2013 8:42 pm
A dubious achievement for humanity

A dubious achievement for humanity

Earlier this year, scientists at the NOAA Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii announced a major threshold in the Earth system had been crossed: the concentration of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has now passed a level not seen in the last 3 million years.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Patrick Finley: Vacation becomes vocation for Dorados

Patrick Finley: Vacation becomes vocation for Dorados

Jim Luckow couldn't get the images of destruction out of his head.

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Migrant workers move with the harvest

Migrant workers move with the harvest

Mrs. and Mrs. John Easter of Hollis, Okla., relax outside their trailer home after a day of picking strawberries in early June 1959 near Irvington, Ill., south of Centralia. They were among the migrant workers who followed the ripening of the crops every year from Arkansas into Michigan. Tha…

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Pima County residents give cash, goods to Oklahoma tornado victims

Pima County residents contributed $7,500 in cash and filled four Sun Tran buses with more than 14,000 pounds of food, clothing, supplies and toys to help tornado victims in Moore, Okla.

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Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

A child calls to his father after being pulled from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School after a tornado Monday in Moore, Okla.

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Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

A tornado roared through Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.

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Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

Teachers carry children from Briarwood Elementary School after a tornado with winds of up to 200 mph damaged the school in south Oklahoma City.

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Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

An aerial photo of Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., after a tornado destroyed the school, which had kindergarten through fourth grade.

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Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

Parents become rescuers at flattened elementary school

Darkness fell on an Oklahoma City suburb gripped by a frantic search for pupils, teachers and staff members in an elementary school flattened by a tornado.

May 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Nixon expresses 'serious concerns' over tax cut plan, hints at veto

Nixon expresses 'serious concerns' over tax cut plan, hints at veto

The Missouri Legislature passed the legislation — the first cut to state income taxes on individuals and businesses in 90 years — this week.

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UA screens long-lost silent film today; grad scores soundtrack

UA screens long-lost silent film today; grad scores soundtrack

Composer David Yeagly in town tonight for free screening of "Daughter of Dawn."

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Ebony Jackson and son

Ebony Jackson and son

Ebony Jackson and baby Donavon in a family photo taken just before Christmas in Oklahoma. 

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Ebony Jackson and Donavon Prom

Ebony Jackson and Donavon Prom

Ebony Jackson and baby Donavon in a photo taken just before Christmas in Oklahoma. Provided by family.

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This week on TV

This week on TV

"The Dust Bowl" airs tonight on PBS, with photos showing the devastation and contemporaries' firsthand accounts.

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No. 5 Notre dame at No. 8 Oklahoma: Testing championship mettle

NORMAN, Okla. - The words "Play Like a Champion Today" are plastered on the walls leading from the locker room to the field at both No. 5 Notre Dame and No. 8 Oklahoma, a rich piece of tradition the storied schools happen to share.

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All-American Rejects coming to Tucson's AVA

All-American Rejects will play a show Aug. 9 at Casino del Sol's AVA.

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