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New photos show male jaguar sticks around the Santa Ritas

New photos show male jaguar sticks around the Santa Ritas

A new batch of photos of an endangered male jaguar walking through the Santa Rita Mountains was released this week by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Some facts about the photos:

April 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Powerful winds pummel parts of Southern Arizona

Powerful winds pummel parts of Southern Arizona

South of Tucson in Green Valley, intense winds toppled trees, sending one into a quadplex and briefly severing a gas line.

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Powerful winds pummel region

Powerful winds pummel region

Intense winds knocked a tall eucalyptus into a single-story apartment complex in Green Valley, causing structural damage and severing a gas line on the roof. No one was injured

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Forest Service proposes that Rosemont Mine be OK'd

Forest Service proposes that Rosemont Mine be OK'd

The proposed Rosemont Mine meets all federal environmental laws, poses no jeopardy to endangered species and should be approved, the U.S. Forest Service said Monday.

July 02, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Jaguar roves near Rosemont mine site

Jaguar roves near Rosemont mine site

A male jaguar has roamed the Santa Rita Mountains' eastern flank for at least nine months, photos obtained from the federal government show.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Jaguar roves near Rosemont mine site

Jaguar roves near Rosemont mine site

There is ample prey - deer and javelina - in the area on the eastern flank of the Santa Ritas where the photos were taken. "It's the best (jaguar) habitat we have," says Jean Calhoun of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Jaguar roves near Rosemont mine site

Jaguar roves near Rosemont mine site

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Sunnyside board votes to keep Isquierdo

Sunnyside board votes to keep Isquierdo

Manuel Isquierdo

June 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sunnyside board votes to keep Isquierdo

Sunnyside board votes to keep Isquierdo

The leader of Tucson's second-largest school district will remain in his post for another three years.

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Science and math lessons built into Legos playtime

Science and math lessons built into Legos playtime

Diego Ford Osuna, 9, center, methodically positions a Lego character while Bricks 4 Kidz local franchise owner Ruth Green helps her son, Nicholas Green, 6, left, balance another structure during the weeklong summer camp.

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Science and math lessons built into Legos playtime

Science and math lessons built into Legos playtime

Fun-based learning is the premise of Bricks 4 Kidz, a business new to the Tucson area that offers summer camps, after-school programs and classes for children age 3 and up.

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Cochise plant asks EPA to OK haze plan

The owners of a Benson-area power plant are promising to clean up more pollution than the federal government told them to - and at less cost.

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Isquierdo given high marks but no contract extension

Isquierdo given high marks but no contract extension

After a marathon four-hour closed-door session Monday night, the Sunnyside governing board emerged to give controversial Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo a high approval rating, but no new contract extension.

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Trail part closed by mountain-lion action

The Forest Service has temporarily closed a portion of a popular trail in the Catalina Mountains for public safety due to a mountain lion's behavior.

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149 smaller airports get reprieve from FAA

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports - including Ryan Airfield in the Tucson area - that were slated to close as the result of governmentwide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress, the Transportation Department…

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HIV, hepatitis scare affects 174 treated at Marana dental clinic

HIV, hepatitis scare affects 174 treated at Marana dental clinic

Dr. Francisco Garcia, public health director for the Pima County Health Department,says the risk of exposure is low.

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HIV, hepatitis scare affects 174 treated at Marana dental clinic

HIV, hepatitis scare affects 174 treated at Marana dental clinic

Patients at a now-closed Marana dental clinic could have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV, county health officials said Wednesday.

April 18, 2013 12:00 am

Marana, Oro Valley pot dispensaries closer to opening

Medical-marijuana dispensary businesses are closer to opening in Marana and Oro Valley.

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Customers and their pets like this carwash combo

Customers and their pets like this carwash combo

Courtney Pyle, 9, watches sister Caitlyn, 13, give their dog Clover, a Welsh corgi, a bath at the Rita Ranch Storage, Car & Dog Wash. The facility at 7850 S. Rita Road has accommodations for self-serve and automatic washes, several dog wash stations, and a vehicle and storage area.

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Customers and their pets like this carwash combo

Customers and their pets like this carwash combo

A car waits in line to use the automatic wash at the Rita Ranch Storage, Car & Dog Wash.

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