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Get Moving: TMC Meet Me Downtown race week game plan

Well, this is it, race week! For the past two months you’ve been making changes to your life: Eating better, exercising more often, and keeping your private commitment to complete a goal. These are important things, aren’t they? In today’s busy world, it’s not easy to make a commitment to ch…

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Be safe, get ready for the heat

Some people blame global warming for the recent trend of Tucson getting hotter and hotter earlier and earlier in the year. Others just blame the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run and Walk.

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Photos: Dogs — from agility competition to surfing

Photos: Dogs — from agility competition to surfing

We love our dogs, but they do so much more than love us back. The go to school for us, help serve and protect us, and compete.

October 11, 2013 8:34 pm Photos

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Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

Landing signal officers watch as a U.S. Navy electronic warfare plane, an EA-18G Growler, does touch-and-go landing training on Iwo Jima, now called Ioto. Navy officials say the island is not up to Navy safety standards and that a new site is needed.

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Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

Dog tags hang from a memorial on the top of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, the site of one of the most famous battles of World War II. The island is inhabited only by the military, and would be ideal for pilot training except there is no alternate landing strip.

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Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

Rusting remains of WWII ships are seen on the coast of Iwo Jima. The U.S. Navy is conducting training on the island for pilots on the aircraft carrier USS George Washington.

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Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

A rusted gun inside an emplacement above Invasion Beach on Iwo Jima is a reminder of the WWII battle, which left nearly 22,000 Japanese and 6,800 Americans dead.

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Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

Japan balks at change as US cites Iwo Jima pilot dangers

IOTO, Japan - Iwo Jima is a training site like no other. The rugged volcanic crag was one of the most iconic battlegrounds of World War II, and is so isolated and barren it has almost never been inhabited by anyone other than military troops. But from the perspective of U.S. Navy fighter pil…

June 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Expand your home business wisely

Nearly every large business started as a small business, frequently in the owner's basement or garage.

March 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

D-M training will mean more city flyovers until March 21

Tucson residents may be hearing a bit more air traffic for the next week or so.

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UA administrator's retirement: Fighting sex trafficking in India

A UA engineering administrator is retiring to devote his full energy to a nonprofit organization his family started to help victims of sex trafficking in India get jobs.

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Bill would allow principals, teachers, school staff to carry guns

PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne and a Sierra Vista Republican lawmaker are pushing a plan to let principals, teachers and janitors at public schools carry guns.

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Stan Musial

Stan Musial

Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals' star, jokes with Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox slugger, as he visited him in his dressing room at Sarasota, Fla., March 15, 1946, before their exhibition game, which was rained out. Both were voted most valuable players in their respective leagues last season…

January 19, 2013 6:44 pm
Officers practice response to mass-shooting scenario

Officers practice response to mass-shooting scenario

During the drill, officers make their way past a couple of shooting "victims" in effort to stop the shooter or shooters. The exercise at a vacant school had been planned before the recent mass shooting in Connecticut.

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Officers practice response to mass-shooting scenario

Officers practice response to mass-shooting scenario

In a training exercise Monday at a vacant east-side school, Tucson police recruits practiced how they would handle and take down a shooter or several shooters at an elementary school.

December 18, 2012 12:00 am Related
Deputies get new live-fire training site

Deputies get new live-fire training site

Pima County Deputy Duane Gustafson, front, covers a door as Deputy Ken Taylor checks on a "suspect" he has shot inside the new live-fire house, a training facility. Deputies are able to use either "simmunitions" fired from special weapons or live ammo.

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Deputies get new live-fire training site

Deputies get new live-fire training site

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Deputies get new live-fire training site

Deputies get new live-fire training site

Pima County deputies have a new training facility to keep their skills sharp.

October 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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PCC, Tucson Electric to offer energy jobs training with $1.8M grant

Tucson Electric Power Co. and Pima Community College will use a $1.8 million federal grant to expand local energy-industry job training programs.

October 01, 2012 12:24 pmLoading…
Get up to speed with the latest running gear, training and a year of events

Get up to speed with the latest running gear, training and a year of events

Whether you are training for your first 5K or have set your sights on what's been called the world's toughest road marathon - the Mount Lemmon Marathon - there's an event for everyone in Tucson.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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