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Readers suggest additional 'Objects' for Star series

Readers suggest additional 'Objects' for Star series

"Tucson in 100 Objects" generated a lot of suggestions — and controversy.

July 26, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Tucson named a top Southwest city for millennials

Tucson named a top Southwest city for millennials

Survey participants cited Tucson's culture, history and values as appealing.

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Tucson trick roper auditions on 'America's Got Talent'

Tucson trick roper auditions on 'America's Got Talent'

Loop Rawlins, 28, has been performing in Tucson since he was 14. 

July 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cowboy up at Old Tucson's season-ending festival

Cowboy up at Old Tucson's season-ending festival

Old Tucson Studios and the Arizona chapter of the Western Music Association are teaming up for the Cowboy Music Festival and Diana Madaras Art Exhibition from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Sunday.

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Tombstone finally makes 'True West' Top 10 list

Tombstone finally makes 'True West' Top 10 list

It took eight long years, but Tombstone finally blasted its way onto True West Magazine’s Top 10 True Western Towns for 2014. Tombstone comes in at No. 9, while Dodge City, Kan., takes the top spot.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pusch Ridge bighorn sheep and people: a bad combination

Pusch Ridge bighorn sheep and people: a bad combination

More than two decades ago I provided the Pima County Board of Supervisors with testimony regarding desert bighorn sheep on Pusch Ridge in the Catalina Mountains.

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Bighorn sheep captured for move to Tucson mountains

Bighorn sheep captured for move to Tucson mountains

YUMA — Wildlife officers — swooping out of the sky in helicopters and wielding net guns — snared fleet bighorn sheep in rugged mountains northeast of here Saturday.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'It's suspicious' — up to 10 javelinas found killed in Tucson area

Arizona game officials are investigating the killing of up to 10 javelinas, the remains of which were found Thursday morning near Saguaro National Park East.

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Logging bill is potentially harmful

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Mine Tales: Rich Tombstone mines were a lure for prospectors

Mine Tales: Rich Tombstone mines were a lure for prospectors

Tombstone, renowned for its gunfights, gambling halls, brothels and bars, was a silver mining town of great wealth during the decade known as “The Roarin’ ’80s” in the 19th century.

September 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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South-side Tucson street named for famous Wild West lawman

South-side Tucson street named for famous Wild West lawman

Masterson Avenue, named for a famous Wild West sheriff, is in a south-side Tucson neighborhood that could be nicknamed Lawman & Outlaw Square.

August 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Museum is a gateway into customs, history of Old Pascua Village

Museum is a gateway into customs, history of Old Pascua Village

For more than 100 years, the history of Old Pascua on Tucson's west side has been preserved orally.

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Slain agent's brother: 'He lived his life as a life of service"

Slain agent's brother: 'He lived his life as a life of service"

About 30 relatives have traveled from Utah, home state of slain Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie and his widow Christy, to help the family, Ivie's brother said today.

October 04, 2012 9:37 am Photos

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Minorities now surpass whites in US births, census shows

Minorities now surpass whites in US births, census shows

WASHINGTON — For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.

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