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Inmate cuts hole in fence, escapes

Inmate cuts hole in fence, escapes

An inmate escaped from a minimum-security prison in Florence by cutting a hole in a perimeter fence Sunday morning, an Arizona Department of Corrections spokesman said.

October 19, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Inmate cuts hole in fence, escapes

Inmate cuts hole in fence, escapes

 

October 19, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

UA awarded $50K private grant to ease Hispanics into college

Four hundred Tucson families will get extra help learning about college and financial aid this year, due to to a private grant to the University of Arizona.

September 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Melissa Lopez: Teacher was a mother of 2, a 'student mom' to many

Melissa Lopez: Teacher was a mother of 2, a 'student mom' to many

Melissa Lopez was a nurturing influence, whether at home with her own children or at school with the teenagers she taught.

August 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Home-invasion suspect killed in south-side gunfire exchange

A home invader was shot to death Friday evening on the south side when he exchanged gunfire with the homeowner's neighbor, authorities said.

July 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

New Sunnyside spending, down $8.2 million, is OK'd

A tentative $93.5 million budget for the 2009-10 school year has been approved by the Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board — an $8.2 million cut from the 2008-09 budget.

July 05, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
All aboard survive Tucson air crash

All aboard survive Tucson air crash

At 30 feet in the air and just after takeoff, Alan Muhs felt the left engine of his Piper Twin Comanche falter.

July 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Hohokam challenge excites new principal

Hohokam challenge excites new principal

Shannon McKinney describes herself as the kind of woman who relishes a challenge, cultivates an upbeat attitude and possesses enough physical energy that she's racked up impressive finishes in the 109-mile El Tour de Tucson cycling race.

June 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD squelches SW Side land swap

The Tucson Unified School District has put the kibosh on a troubled land swap with the developer of a Southwest Side project.

June 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Student of the week: Christian Alberto Oropeza

Student of the week: Christian Alberto Oropeza

Valencia Middle School, eighth grade

May 19, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Matthew Thomas Scott: Brilliant teen with great heart touched lives of many people

Matthew Thomas Scott: Brilliant teen with great heart touched lives of many people

Matthew Thomas Scott looked like an average kid.

May 11, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Mini-grants aid schools in crunch

Mini-grants aid schools in crunch

There isn't a lot of extra money for education these days, but thanks to a round of small grants from a local non-profit, Pueblo High Magnet School students will teach math over the Internet to third-graders in London next year.

May 05, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Small turnout for PCC job fair

Small turnout for PCC job fair

The standard mob scene at local job fairs may be a thing of the past, if Thursday's Summer Job Fair at Pima Community College's Desert Vista Campus was any indication of a trend.

May 01, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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