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Street Smarts: Sahuarita's name may be misspelling

Street Smarts: Sahuarita's name may be misspelling

The name of a fast-growing Southern Arizona town may be a long-held misspelling.

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Neto's Tucson: La Alianza, a name to remember

Neto's Tucson: La Alianza, a name to remember

The mutual-aid society created 122 years ago championed Mexican-American civil rights.

January 23, 2016 7:07 pm Photos

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Barrio kid becomes something of a cross-border envoy

Barrio kid becomes something of a cross-border envoy

Tito Carrillo helped forge bridges between Tucson and Mexican indigenous communities.

December 26, 2015 7:45 pm Photos

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Neto's Tucson: Our rear-view mirror of memories

Neto's Tucson: Our rear-view mirror of memories

The memories of razed Barrio Viejo are blurring for many Tucsonans.

September 19, 2015 7:41 pm Photos

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Neto's Tucson: First reunion for Tucson’s far-flung Garcias

Neto's Tucson: First reunion for Tucson’s far-flung Garcias

Family started by Apolonio and Luisa now numbers more than 350.

August 29, 2015 6:30 pm Photos

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Neto's Tucson: A Tucsonense who hasn't stopped

Neto's Tucson: A Tucsonense who hasn't stopped

The 84-year-old Annie Lopez is constantly on the go.

August 15, 2015 5:30 pm Photos

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Neto's Tucson: The summers of our youth

Neto's Tucson: The summers of our youth

We were in awe of the power of the rains — our special time in the desert.

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Western Women: Lozen fought alongside Victorio, Geronimo

Western Women: Lozen fought alongside Victorio, Geronimo

She was noted for her bravery, strength and wisdom.

June 26, 2015 7:16 pmLoading…
Neto's Tucson: The Mariachi Miracle of our town

Neto's Tucson: The Mariachi Miracle of our town

Dan Buckley has spent three years documenting the music's history.

June 20, 2015 4:45 pm Photos

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Western Women: Sanger worked tirelessly for women's health

Longtime Tucson resident often vilified for advocating about birth control.

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Letters to the editor

Letters on Rosemont mine, Miranda warning idea, historical plaza, Grant Road repairs.

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Neto's Tucson: Student monologes explore our living history

Neto's Tucson: Student monologes explore our living history

Tucson's history goes back centuries but remains alive.

May 23, 2015 4:30 pm Photos

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Neto's Tucson: Ode to mom

Neto's Tucson: Ode to mom

My mother's love affair with Tucson remains unabated.

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Western Women: Mother of bilingual education enterprising from young age

Western Women: Mother of bilingual education enterprising from young age

Maria Urquides' first job was running errands for prostitutes. 

January 03, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Order 'Mama's Santos" print version by today

Order 'Mama's Santos" print version by today

"Mama's Santos: An Arizona Life" is a perfect holiday gift.

December 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Historian will give an overview of Tucson's beginnings

Historian will give an overview of Tucson's beginnings

Tucson's history is subject of Aug. 20 lecture.

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My favorite place: The Chicago Music Store

My favorite place: The Chicago Music Store

Historic downtown building has storied past, future potential.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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