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Tucson sunset

Tucson sunset

The sun sets over downtown on the longest day of the year as seen from the La Placita parking garage in Tucson, Ariz., June 20, 2005.

August 02, 2014 5:15 pm
Ron Medvescek

Ron Medvescek

No matter which way you turned, it was wet Wednesday, January 26, 2005 as these drivers at North Euclid Avenue and East Second Street found out. January is on track to be the wettest month in nearly a year and a half.

May 29, 2013 12:21 pm

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: As a fire officer, I have seen far too many families fall victim to home fires. It is devastating to find out that a life could have been saved if someone had taken the simple step of replacing a dead smoke- alarm battery. Nearly 96 percent of American homes have at least one smok…

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Two QBs share many qualities

Two QBs share many qualities

PITTSBURGH — This is exactly why the Minnesota Vikings spent the summer trying to persuade Brett Favre to end his retirement: to run their offense, not be their offense.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Two QBs share many qualities

Two QBs share many qualities

 

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An Arizona for all

Arizonans love their state, but it can do better. Much better. That's the conclusion of "The Arizona We Want," a report by The Center for the Future of Arizona, based on a Gallup Organization public opinion research survey to find out what Arizonans are thinking.

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Letters to the editor

Be upfront with good economic news

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Man honors late father with walk, activism

On Oct. 17, Alan Michaels will continue a fall tradition started five years ago: he will walk in memory to honor his father, his fellow baby boomers and himself.

September 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Teens with own cars crash more, study finds

CHICAGO — Parents beware: Giving in to teens' demands for their own cars can have dangerous consequences, new research suggests.

September 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Dorados' Carey too much for Badgers

Dorados' Carey too much for Badgers

How would Canyon del Oro's Ka'Deem Carey top last week's school-record 284-yard rushing performance?

September 12, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Dorados' Carey too much for Badgers

Dorados' Carey too much for Badgers

 

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Wilderness act preserves millions of acres

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Miami Herald:

September 06, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

Boycotting Vick

September 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Put GOP in a bind: Offer pet health care

I caught part of a radio call-in show the other day on which a veterinarian was fielding questions about Addison's disease among basset hounds and a cocker spaniel's hypothyroid problem and what can be done about a bulldog who snores (he needs to lose weight), and it was interesting to disco…

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Volunteers key for Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Volunteers key for Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Annie Shellberg started volunteering 10 hours a month when she was 5 years old. Fast- forward 44 years and she is still going strong. In fact, Shellberg volunteers for seven organizations and sits on the board of directors for three, investing more than 500 hours annually in nonprofits such …

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New breed of TV ads: unexpected, hard to ignore and targeted

PHILADELPHIA — Coming soon to your TV: more advertising, in places you might not expect.

August 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Much can be forgiven of those who make beauty

A summer Sunday in an old Midwestern river town, walking down the avenue under the elms past yards burgeoning with vinous and hedgy things and multicolored flowerage, the industry of each homeowner shown in the beauty offered to the passerby.

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New message needed for humanitarian aid

It's the Group of 8 summit in Italy, and world leaders are strolling along when they spot a girl floundering in a pond, crying out and then dipping beneath the surface.

July 10, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Do stores lose when couponers win?

If you're a regular reader of my column, by now you know that I love paying as little as possible for my groceries.

July 05, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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Make a Plan in 2012, Free Legal Consultation!

Peter G. Schmerl is an experienced estate planning attorney. H…