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Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Research project to create cement is helping rid desert of glass bottles. 

October 20, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Desert Harvest Fest coming to Oracle State Park

Mesquite trees will play a starring role in the Desert Harvest Fest.

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Tohono O'odham to pay Glendale $25M+ for backing casino

Tohono O'odham to pay Glendale $25M+ for backing casino

In addition, once gaming starts, the city will get $1.4 million a year.

August 06, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…
Professional and home chefs embracing local foods

Professional and home chefs embracing local foods

Local-foods movement is growing in popularity.

July 15, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Tohono O'odham win reservation status for Glendale land

Tohono O'odham win reservation status for Glendale land

A Tohono O'odham resort-casino in Glendale is a step closer to reality.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — O'odham calendar stick

Tucson in 100 Objects — O'odham calendar stick

Calendar sticks tell a community and regional history

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Ned Norris Jr. and Peter Yucupicio: Rosemont Mine plan is just horrible on so many levels

We, the leaders of Tohono O’odham Nation and Pascua Yaqui Tribes representing more than 50,000 Southern Arizonans, are outraged over the Arizona Daily Star’s Jan. 19 editorial endorsing the proposed Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.

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Ha:san Preparatory students focus on college-bound future

Ha:san Preparatory students focus on college-bound future

The week begins and ends the same way for the students at Ha:san Preparatory & Leadership School.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sells man gets 6.5 years for stabbing death

A Sells man convicted of stabbing a man to death in 2011 was sentenced to 6½ years in prison in federal court Monday.

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Big Jim: Tohono O'odham

Big Jim: Tohono O'odham

Examples of the fine weavery of baskets made of desert yucca plants by the Tohono O'odham Indians.

September 06, 2013 12:00 am
tribes confront complex problems

tribes confront complex problems

Phillip Enos, 29, center, grew up on the Tohono O'odham Nation but left at age 16, sensing little opportunity. But now, years later and back in Southern Arizona, he's seeing a turnaround for tribal members. Here, he's at a jobs club meeting at the Tucson Indian Center.

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tribes confront complex problems

tribes confront complex problems

"My parents struggled, and I saw how it affected them," says Nadia Jose, 17, front, a recent Baboquivari High graduate who will soon start at the University of Arizona. Here, she's at St. Paul Church in Sells with, from left, boyfriend Nakio Lopez; her mother, Tanya Rios; her father, Manalit…

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Special report: Tribes confront complex problems

Special report: Tribes confront complex problems

Growing up on the Tohono O'odham Nation, Phillip Enos loved playing baseball with friends and picking fresh corn and watermelons at a nearby farm with his grandmother.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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House panel moves to block Tohono O'odham casino near Glendale

PHOENIX - The U.S. House is making another bid to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino on land it owns near the Arizona Cardinals stadium on the edge of Glendale.

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Supervisors: I-11 plan faces tall hurdles

Pima County supervisors are willing to look at a fresh proposal to build a 56-mile trade corridor. But two members of the Democratic majority expressed strong skepticism about its future.

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Tribes seek to join immigration reform debate

As border enforcement increased to the east and to the west of the Tohono O'odham Nation in the mid-to-late 1990s, so did the number of people and drugs coming through the area.

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5 desert deaths called homicide

Five sets of skeletal remains found concealed in the desert west of Tucson appear to be homicide victims, authorities said Tuesday.

June 05, 2013 12:00 am

Accept the Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge

Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge

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