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Deputies investigate possible murder-suicide in Green Valley

Deputies investigate possible murder-suicide in Green Valley

A couple was found dead in a Green Valley home Saturday evening. 

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Going on vacation? Keep houseplants healthy while you’re away

Going on vacation? Keep houseplants healthy while you’re away

Summer’s here and that means one thing: vacation. But wait — aren’t you forgetting something?

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Green Valley man dies in ATV accident

Green Valley man dies in ATV accident

Fell and hit his head; wasn't wearing a helmet.

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Woman driving drunk hits patrol car, police say

Woman driving drunk hits patrol car, police say

A drunk driver hit a patrol car Saturday and fled the scene.

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Introducing our new website and full-access subscriptions

Introducing our new website and full-access subscriptions

A rundown of the Star's digital upgrades and content improvements.

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Female border crossers often victims of sexual assault

Female border crossers often victims of sexual assault

Women, children at special risk — which worries activists as illegal crossings soar.

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Size of crack can indicate foundation problem

Size of crack can indicate foundation problem

Home-improvement expert Rosie Romero has tips for Tucson-area homeowners.

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Neighborhood program helps seniors remain at home

Neighborhood program helps seniors remain at home

They provide transportation, errand-running, friendly visits, light housekeeping and more.

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Lesson learned in the discovery of a worm

Lesson learned in the discovery of a worm

Letting kids explore is a valuable, difficult part of parenting.

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Comic strip creators talk life, laughs

Comic strip creators talk life, laughs

The Star chats with creators of three comic strips new to the paper.  

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It's a heat wave — burning up the closet

It's a heat wave — burning up the closet

Local boutiques share their summer wardrobe staples.

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Hunt is on to find Waldo in Tucson

Hunt is on to find Waldo in Tucson

For the third year, kids are hunting the elusive traveler.

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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.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — palo verde blossoms

Tucson in 100 Objects — palo verde blossoms

We’re defining Tucson in 100 objects in this series.

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Black is back, makes cut at US Senior Open

Black is back, makes cut at US Senior Open

Tucsonan Ronnie Black played in 559 PGA Tour events, winning twice, before qualifying for the Champions Tour in 2009.

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Ex-Cat Gamez hopes for quick return

Ex-Cat Gamez hopes for quick return

Robert Gamez, who in 1989 was the NCAA golfer of the year at Arizona and won the 1990 Tucson Open as a rookie on the PGA Tour, had quadruple bypass surgery last week in Orlando, Florida. Gamez, 45, hopes to return for his annual Team Gamez Foundation, benefiting Boys and Girls Clubs, in October.

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Salpointe grad Brown invited to Big Break Invitational

Salpointe grad Brown invited to Big Break Invitational

Salpointe grad Sara Brown, a former LPGA Tour regular who is playing on the Symetra Tour this year, received one of 40 invitations to the Big Break Invitational, to be broadcast by Golf Channel Sept. 30 to Oct. 3.

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Tucson High grad Clark to begin pro career in September

Tucson High grad Clark to begin pro career in September

Tucson High grad Christine Clark, who was an all-Ivy League guard at Harvard in 2012, 2013 and 2014, has become a professional basketball player. She has signed with Lavezzini Parma of the Italian A1 league. Clark, who is in Tucson this summer working as an intern at the Arizona Cancer Resea…

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Former Wildcat Piñon signs deal with Mizuno, accepts contract

Former Wildcat Piñon signs deal with Mizuno, accepts contract

After pitching her senior season at Arizona, Sunnyside grad Estela Piñon signed an endorsement deal with Mizuno, accepted a contract with the Chicago Bandits, and on Saturday morning in Irvine, California, pitched the game of her life. Playing for Mexico in the World Cup of Softball, Piñon h…

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Pima County Sports Hall of Fame to honor Kosanke

Pima County Sports Hall of Fame to honor Kosanke

The Pima County Sports Hall of Fame’s 25th induction class will be announced Wednesday afternoon at the Holiday Inn Airport-North. Among the 14 honored (and much overdue) will be Ray Kosanke, who is probably the top big man basketball player in Tucson history, or at lest in the conversation …

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Remembering Chris Moon

Remembering Chris Moon

Former Tucson High baseball standout Chris Moon died four years ago today, mortally wounded after stepping on a land mine in Afghanistan. In attempt to honor The Star’s 2006 Southern Arizona Baseball Player of the Year, Tucson National assistant golf pro Landyn Lewis will stage a benefit gol…

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To Tucsonans, Odiemae was more than Sean's mom

To Tucsonans, Odiemae was more than Sean's mom

In the 1970s, Odiemae Elliott attended Pima College and the UA on the GI Bill, a would-be nurse who was part of the women’s Army Air Corps from 1951 to 1960.

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Tucson High's Cortez becomes all-star

Tucson High's Cortez becomes all-star

The “next Christine Clark” in Tucson girls prep basketball could be Tucson High’s Alexis Cortez who last week was selected to the all-star team at the End of Trail camp in Oregon. Cortez averaged 21.5 points in her sophomore season at THS and, prior to her sophomore season, was named the No.…

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Johnson impressive in Summer League

Johnson impressive in Summer League

Nick Johnson’s NBA Summer League debut was a good one: He averaged 15.8 points, ninth overall in the Florida league. He also averaged 6.2 rebounds and looked like he belonged. As NBA TV analyst Isiah Thomas said: “He’s a real find; he can be a rotation player in his first year.”

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Catalina Foothills AD Brase's children on ESPN, NBA TV

Catalina Foothills AD Brase's children on ESPN, NBA TV

You can imagine how proud Catalina Foothills athletic director Jody Brase was last weekend. On Sunday, her daughter, ex-UA guard Julie Hairgrove, was on ESPN as the top assistant coach of the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, followed a few minutes later by her son on NBA TV, former Arizona Wildcats b…

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Ex-Cats Fraser, Kerr reunite at Golden State

Ex-Cats Fraser, Kerr reunite at Golden State

When Steve Kerr blew out his knee in the 1986 World Championships, Lute Olson famously said, “I hope Bruce Fraser is ready to be our point guard.” Fraser was then a junior college recruit from Long Beach, California, and although he didn’t become a starter at the UA, he was a good teammate a…

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Sahuaro grad McCoy placed on 15-day DL

Sahuaro grad McCoy placed on 15-day DL

Rather than send Sahuaro High School grad Pat McCoy back to the minors when injured Detroit pitcher Ian Krol returned from the disabled list last week, the Tigers put McCoy on the 15-day disabled list with a “hamstring issue.” McCoy pitched five games in his first stint in the majors and all…

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Palo Verde grad Cotton debuts in style

Palo Verde grad Cotton debuts in style

Palo Verde grad Bryce Cotton made his NBA Summer League/Las Vegas debut in style Friday. He scored a team-high 12 points for the San Antonio club in just 16 minutes. He was the second man off the bench.

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Gordon struggles offensively for Magic rookie team

Gordon struggles offensively for Magic rookie team

Aaron Gordon predictably struggled offensively for the Orlando Magic rookie team, shooting .350 afield and .478 from the foul line. He’s not going to become a reliable shooter in a hurry.

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New ASU baseball coach Smith's salary won't break market

New ASU baseball coach Smith's salary won't break market

ASU will pay new baseball coach Tracy Smith $375,000 annually in base salary. It won’t break the salary market in the Pac-12 — Arizona’s Andy Lopez has a contract whose maximum value is $420,000 per year, and Oregon’s George Horton was paid $628,000 last season.

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Incoming UA freshman Roth likely Lalang's successor

Incoming UA freshman Roth likely Lalang's successor

Arizona distance running coach James Li appears to have found a worthy successor to eight-time NCAA champion Lawi Lalang: incoming UA freshman Bailey Roth. In June, Roth, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, broke a 23-year-old national high school record in the 2,000-meter steeplechase in Greensb…

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Arizona produces "Arizona Fast, the new normal"

Arizona produces "Arizona Fast, the new normal"

Arizona’s video department last week produced another football film it hopes will accentuate Rich Rodriguez’s insistence on playing fast. This one is called “Arizona Fast #TheNewNormal.” Nothing was more eye-catching than RichRod working out on a punching bag. Bam! Bam! Bam! Even at an incre…

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My two cents: Oregon flexes muscles with renovations

My two cents: Oregon flexes muscles with renovations

Arizona track coach Fred Harvey has been a consistently strong challenger to Pac-12 track and field power Oregon for the last five years and a top-10 NCAA program.

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Sahuaro grad Verdugo becomes leadoff hitter

Sahuaro grad Verdugo becomes leadoff hitter

Sahuaro grad Alex Verdugo has been turned into a leadoff hitter by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Arizona Rookie League. And why not? Verdugo, the Dodgers’ second-round draft pick, struck out just twice in 62 plate appearances through Friday. He was hitting .299.

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CDO grad McDaniel takes Sedona Open title

CDO grad McDaniel takes Sedona Open title

The richest event on the PGA Southwest Section annual golf schedule is the $35,000 Sedona Open. It was won last week by CDO grad David McDaniel, who shot 64-67-69 (or 16 under par). McDaniel, who also won the Sedona event in 2012, earned $4,000 in a field of 112 players. David Yarnes, a Sabi…

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To Tucsonans, Odiemae was more than Sean's mom

To Tucsonans, Odiemae was more than Sean's mom

In the 1970s, Odiemae Elliott attended Pima College and the UA on the GI Bill, a would-be nurse who was part of the women’s Army Air Corps from 1951 to 1960.

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David McDaniel

David McDaniel

David McDaniel carded a 16-under 200 over three rounds to win last week’s Sedona Open. McDaniel pocketed $4,000 for the victory.

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Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Many gardeners abandon plots in summer but there are advantages.

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South Tucson tax refund might require a lawsuit

South Tucson tax refund might require a lawsuit

County officials now discourage filing claims with the Board of Supervisors.

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Gorgeous lands in Tortolitas, Santa Ritas for sale

Gorgeous lands in Tortolitas, Santa Ritas for sale

Beautiful lands are for sale everywhere — will they be preserved or developed?

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Neto's Tucson: As migrants arrive, Tucson shows heart

Neto's Tucson: As migrants arrive, Tucson shows heart

City residents give food, kindness and comfort to scared and hungry refugees.

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Centsible Mom: Save on back-to-school shopping

Centsible Mom: Save on back-to-school shopping

We've done a price check in Tucson to help you find deals.

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Armed men rob migrants in Nogales, Son. shelter

Armed men rob migrants in Nogales, Son. shelter

Advocacy group contends the intruders were Mexican police.

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Tucson's top football coaches: No. 22 Jerry Loper

Tucson's top football coaches: No. 22 Jerry Loper

Amphitheater coach Jerry Loper and players Art Gutierrez (44) and Mark Eaton (40) hold high the trophy the Panthers received after their 23-22 come-from behind victory over Maryvale in the Class AAA state championship game at Arizona Stadium. December 5, 1975.

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FC Tucson keeps attacking in win

FC Tucson keeps attacking in win

Austin Ledbetter gets first goal as division champs stay in playoff mode.

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Police pay

Police pay

The Tucson Police Department Honor Guard presents the colors during the department's 2014 Spring Awards Ceremony in April.

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