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Fire destroys workshop attached to east Tucson home

Fire destroys workshop attached to east Tucson home

Firefighters prevented blazed from spreading to living quarters. 

June 29, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects — 'Loathsome' Speedway

Tucson in 100 Objects — 'Loathsome' Speedway

Speedway was never ugly, simply loathsome

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3 injured in wreck on East Speedway

3 injured in wreck on East Speedway

Three people were injured in a two-car crash Tuesday night on East Speedway near North Swan Road, officials said.

April 15, 2014 11:03 pm
Speedway's sports racing roots

Speedway's sports racing roots

Part of a 1906 city of Tucson map bears the name The Speedway on it.

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Speedway's sports racing roots

Speedway's sports racing roots

A circa 1906 postcard shows The Speedway in New York City.

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Street Smarts: Speedway's sports racing roots

Street Smarts: Speedway's sports racing roots

An 1880 map of Tucson by A.W. Pattiani shows the future site of Speedway Boulevard as just a blank spot. It's the same story on George Roskruge's 1893 map of Tucson.

July 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Kitchen fire damages Tucson home

Kitchen fire damages Tucson home

A kitchen fire Thursday afternoon caused major damage to an eastside home.

September 28, 2012 11:14 am
Road runner: For west-siders, life now goes through a construction zone

Road runner: For west-siders, life now goes through a construction zone

The distance between Tucson's east and west sides has perhaps never been greater. Traveling between the two these days, you have to pack your patience and tolerance.

August 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Road runner: For west-siders, life now goes through a construction zone

Road runner: For west-siders, life now goes through a construction zone

Drivers entering Tucson from the west side don't have to travel far to encounter blinking lights or striped barricades - evidence of road work. Above, vehicles eastbound on West Grant Road are funneled into temporary lanes near North Oracle Road.

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Road runner: For west-siders, life now goes through a construction zone

Road runner: For west-siders, life now goes through a construction zone

Congress Street downtown is closed for streetcar work, reducing access for east-west traffic in the area.

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Tucson police ID man fatally struck by patrol car

The pedestrian who died after being struck by a Tucson police officer responding to a call early Monday morning in midtown has been identified.

August 20, 2012 8:10 am

Road runner: Bridge construction across CDO Wash only weeks away

After years of anticipation, northwest-siders are finally going to get that bridge across the CDO Wash that they've been wanting.

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Artwork spreads wings on Speedway

Drivers on East Speedway now pass by a new sculpture, called "Messenger."

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Caryl Clement's artwork spreads wings on Speedway

Caryl Clement's artwork spreads wings on Speedway

Drivers on Speedway passed by a new sculpture, called "Messenger," on Wednesday.

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Artwork spreads wings on Speedway

Artwork spreads wings on Speedway

Sculptures take over the north side of Speedway, west of Houghton: Rock stacks resembling cairns used to mark hiking trails were created by artist Simon Donovan and stone carver Will Chamberlain, and the "Messenger," which depicts a raven with a 19-foot wingspan, is a creation by artist Cary…

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City's neglected street medians are taking on a newly spiffy look

City's neglected street medians are taking on a newly spiffy look

A 30-foot length of discarded bubble wrap entangled in a median tree flaps in the breeze in the 7700 block of East Golf Links Road. In the fiscal year beginning July 1, $829,000 will be budgeted to get rid of things like this.

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City's neglected street medians are taking on a newly spiffy look

City's neglected street medians are taking on a newly spiffy look

This eyesore on Golf Links Road just east of Wilmot illustrates the problem: In the recession, the city cut spending to keep core services going, said City Manager Richard Miranda. There wasn't much median maintenance for a few years, but that's changing now as tax revenues increase.

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City's neglected street medians are taking on a newly spiffy look

City's neglected street medians are taking on a newly spiffy look

The city is about one month into a four-month project to clean up neglected medians and weedy roadsides across Tucson. On Campbell Avenue Thursday, crews raked brush into knee-high piles and moved them into trucks with pitchforks. They also cut tree limbs killed by the February 2011 hard freeze.

April 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Biker, 42, badly hurt in crash into truck

A 42-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Friday night when he rear-ended a pickup truck while riding his motorcycle, police said.

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Movie Schedule

Movie Schedule

* Denotes complexes in which at least one theater has equipment for the hearing-impaired.

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