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Border Patrol recruitment push seeks women

Border Patrol recruitment push seeks women

Only 5 percent of nearly 21,000 agents are female.

December 07, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Food truck cooks up Caribbean eats

Food truck cooks up Caribbean eats

Mobile eatery specializes in Cuban, Puerto Rican and U.S. Virgin Island food. 

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Giffords named honorary chairwoman for Hiring Our Heroes

Giffords named honorary chairwoman for Hiring Our Heroes

Former Tucson Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will serve as honorary chairwoman and national advocate for the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Advisory Council.

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Upstart food truck gaining rep for Cuban sandwich

Upstart food truck gaining rep for Cuban sandwich

Chef-owner says his are authentic.

August 27, 2013 7:00 amLoading…
Owner of Jax's, The Abbey moving downtown

Owner of Jax's, The Abbey moving downtown

Brian Metzger to open Gio Taco in November.

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Tucson food trucks rounding up at International Wildlife Museum

Tucson food trucks rounding up at International Wildlife Museum

But first, a few make a quick side trip to Marana.

April 20, 2013 3:10 pm Photos

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Tucson Padres: Catcher Rivera running out of time to complete MLB goal but just as motivated as ever

After relocating to the United States in 2001 from his native home of Puerto Rico, then 17-year-old Rene Rivera barely knew English. What he did know was his career goal — to play 10 seasons of major-league baseball.

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World Baseball Classic championship: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0: 'Dominicana!' wraps up 8-0 run

World Baseball Classic championship: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0: 'Dominicana!' wraps up 8-0 run

Edwin Encarnacion rips a two-run first-inning double that proved to be all the offense the Dominican Republic would need in its 3-0 victory over Puerto Rico. The pitching staff, starting with Samuel Deduno and ending with Fernando Rodney, did the rest.

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World Baseball Classic championship: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0: 'Dominicana!' wraps up 8-0 run

World Baseball Classic championship: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0: 'Dominicana!' wraps up 8-0 run

Closer Fernando Rodney starts the celebration at the mound after striking out Luis Figueroa to seal the victory. He said afterward that his lucky plantain "is my gold medal."

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World Baseball Classic championship: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0: 'Dominicana!' wraps up 8-0 run

World Baseball Classic championship: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0: 'Dominicana!' wraps up 8-0 run

SAN FRANCISCO - Cheers of "Dominicana! Dominicana!" rang out through the rain at AT&T Park all the way to the lively streets of Santo Domingo.

March 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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World Baseball Classic: Puerto Rico 4, USA 3: USA eliminated from tourney

World Baseball Classic: Puerto Rico 4, USA 3: USA eliminated from tourney

Nelson Figueroa, a member of the Diamondbacks organization, limited Team USA to two hits in six innings.

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World Baseball Classic: Puerto Rico 4, USA 3: USA eliminated from tourney

World Baseball Classic: Puerto Rico 4, USA 3: USA eliminated from tourney

Puerto Rican players celebrate after beating the United States and clinching a berth in the semifinals, which begin Sunday in San Francisco. Puerto Rico plays the Dominican Republic today for seeding purposes. Both teams have advanced.

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World Baseball Classic: Puerto Rico 4, USA 3: USA eliminated from tourney

World Baseball Classic: Puerto Rico 4, USA 3: USA eliminated from tourney

MIAMI - Once again, the United States could only watch as an opposing pitcher celebrated at the World Baseball Classic.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan is unable to prevent a double by David Wright in the eighth inning that scored three U.S. runs.

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World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

Ryan Braun of the United States is congratulated by Shane Victorio after Braun scored in the first inning, giving the Americans their first early lead so far in four games of the WBC.

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World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

MIAMI - Gio Gonzalez gave Team USA its best start yet, and David Wright provided a big finish.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New Tucson restaurant to bring Caribbean flavor downtown

New restaurant will bring Caribbean flavor downtown

August 20, 2012 1:00 pmLoading…

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