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Steller: Homeless pair prepares in Santa Cruz bottom

Steller: Homeless pair prepares in Santa Cruz bottom

You think you've got concerns about the rains forecast for today and tomorrow?

September 17, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Correction: City closes Santa Cruz bridges to pedestrians only

Correction: City closes Santa Cruz bridges to pedestrians only

City inspectors are keeping monitoring the river levels.

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Monsoon started wet only to wane

Monsoon started wet only to wane

Tucson rainfall is below normal for July in an otherwise normal monsoon.

July 31, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects: The Santa Cruz River

Tucson in 100 Objects: The Santa Cruz River

A river runs through Tucson, but it seldom holds water.

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Steller: Homeless life is complicated in Tucson summer

Terri Franco and Dan McLeod have spent plenty of monsoon seasons living in the bottom of the usually dry Santa Cruz.

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Effluent could make Santa Cruz River flow again

Effluent could make Santa Cruz River flow again

The Santa Cruz River hasn’t flowed through Tucson in 70 years — but some local officials would like to change that.

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Longtime Pima College executive resigns as campus president

A longtime executive at Pima Community College who was under investigation over claims that he engaged in "inappropriate behavior" with female employees has resigned, an email obtained by the Star this morning shows.

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Fire season underway already in Southern Arizona

Fire season underway already in Southern Arizona

A fire-weather watch will be in effect this afternoon in the Coronado National Forest and other areas because of “contiguous areas of flammable fuels,” high temperatures, single-digit relative humidity and windy conditions, officials said.

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Man found in Santa Cruz River ID'd

Tucson police have identified the man found dead in the Santa Cruz River Friday as 34-year-old Owen McNutt.

November 26, 2013 12:00 am
Man found dead in Santa Cruz River ID'd

Man found dead in Santa Cruz River ID'd

Tucson police have identified the man found dead in the Santa Cruz River Friday as 34-year-old Owen McNutt.

November 25, 2013 12:02 pm Photos

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Body recovered from Tucson wash Friday was homicide victim

The death of a man whose body was pulled from the Santa Cruz River during last Friday's storm is being investigated as a homicide. 

November 24, 2013 11:29 am
Burlington opens 2nd Tucson store

Burlington opens 2nd Tucson store

Burlington Coat Factory, a national off-price retailer, has opened a new store on Tucson’s south side in Santa Cruz Plaza, 3660 S. 16th Ave., near Interstate 19 and West Ajo Way.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Notre Dame, una escalera a la universidad... y al cielo

Notre Dame, una escalera a la universidad... y al cielo

En esta imagen de enero del 2010, Nydia García, de 10 años, trabaja en un ejercicio de lenguaje utilizando un diccionario en su clase de 5to grado en la primaria St. John the Evangelist, la cual es una de las tres escuelas católicas de Tucsón bajo el programa ACE de la Universidad de Notre Dame.

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Notre Dame, una escalera a la universidad... y al cielo

Notre Dame, una escalera a la universidad... y al cielo

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Notre Dame, una escalera a la universidad... y al cielo

Notre Dame, una escalera a la universidad... y al cielo

Desde que se implementó hace tres años un programa de la Universidad de Notre Dame, la meta de tres escuelas parroquiales de Tucsón ha sido llevar a su alumnos a la universidad.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heavy rain falling in parts of Tucson

Heavy rain falling in parts of Tucson

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued this afternoon south of Tucson, especially over Green Valley.A radar image from the National Weather Service this afternoon showed storms all across eastern Pima County, including the Tucson metro area.Storm activity was also prevalent in Cochise and …

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Pot, guns found in Rio Rico stash house

Pot, guns found in Rio Rico stash house

Two Mexican nationals were arrested Wednesday after law enforcement officers raided a drug stash house in Rio Rico, federal officials said.

June 21, 2013 12:47 pm Photos

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Fitz Blog: Your Weekly Local News Update

Fitz Blog: Your Weekly Local News Update

The story about the ricin sent to a handful politicians is a pretty gripping crime story. Investigators were looking at an Elvis impersonator with bipolar disorder who was sparring online with a child molesting martial arts master who fronts a blues band. Or as the Pima County Sheriff’s Depa…

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UNS Energy unit seeks higher power rates in Santa Cruz, Mohave

UniSource Energy Services, a subsidiary of Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp. that provides electric service to about 91,000 customers in Santa Cruz and Mohave counties, has filed a request with state regulators to raise its rates 4.4 percent.

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UA alum's movie debuts in Tucson this weekend

Least Among Saints, a movie about a combat veteran’s return home, which was written, directed and stars University of Arizona alum Martin Papazian, debuts in Tucson this weekend.

October 25, 2012 1:08 pmLoading…

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