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Auld Dubliner

Auld Dubliner

For those who are a wee bit of a geek, trivia nights at the Auld Dubliner are ideal for pop culture braniacs.

July 28, 2014 1:27 pm
Michael Drake

Michael Drake

Michael Drake, who was director of the UA’s Lunar and Planetary Lab, played a key role in many high-profile projects that brought international attention to the university. Drake was the principal investigator on a NASA mission, to be launched in 2016, which will study a sample of an asteroid. 

January 27, 2014 12:23 pm
January 8 memorial

January 8 memorial

Dean Knuth / La Estrella de Tucsón 2011En los días siguientes al tiroteo del 8 de enero, mucha gente llevó presentes y ofrendas en honor a las víctimas y a los sobrevivientes que eran atendidos en el Centro Médico de la Universidad.

January 03, 2014 4:43 pm
Mr. K's Barbeque

Mr. K's Barbeque

Charles Kendrick, or Mr. K, opened his signature barbecue restaurant on North Stone Avenue in 2011.

October 15, 2013 3:08 pm
03 HS FB GOW-p8

03 HS FB GOW-p8

Sabino High School football coach Jay Campos has added some veteran assistants to his staff, and he added athletic coordinator (basically an athletic director) to his job description.

September 26, 2013 8:46 pm
Fishing at Silverbell Lake

Fishing at Silverbell Lake

Bundled hunting and fishing licenses are coming in January under a new law giving the Arizona Game and Fish Commission authority to change licensing rules. Above, a couple of anglers try their luck at Silverbell Lake.

September 25, 2013 3:24 pm
Greg Hansen: Nettling top local recruit

Greg Hansen: Nettling top local recruit

The Chicken, aka Ted Giannoulas, is set to make his final appearance at Kino Stadium on Saturday night. Giannoulas, semi-retired, just turned 60.

August 17, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…
High school Football: Players to Watch: Foothills' Ciaccio always on field

High school Football: Players to Watch: Foothills' Ciaccio always on field

Catalina Foothills' Tommy Ciaccio pressured Sabino punt returner Carmine Tilghman in a game two years ago, forcing a fumble.

August 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fire-damaged St. Demetrios calls off its Greek Festival

Fire-damaged St. Demetrios calls off its Greek Festival

The annual Greek Festival has been a major fundraiser for St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, but the church canceled it this time around because of fire damage. The festival is prime ground for Greek food.

July 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
News & Notes

News & Notes

Bill Carnegie has headed the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona since 2006. He plans to retire at year's end. The organization says it will conduct a national search to find his replacement.

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona Football: Depth, talent give Rodriguez options with offensive line

Arizona Football: Depth, talent give Rodriguez options with offensive line

Mickey Baucus is likely to start at tackle, where he made 13 starts last year for the Wildcats.

July 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Padres: Darnell's rising star shot down by injuries

Tucson Padres: Darnell's rising star shot down by injuries

James Darnell, right, was all smiles before the 2011 All-Star Futures Game. Since then, his career has been sidetracked by various injuries.

May 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: Cats' revolving door

Arizona basketball: Cats' revolving door

Daniel Bejarano averaged 6.3 points for Colorado State this past season. He played just 30 minutes for UA as a freshman in 2010-11.

May 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hansen Sunday Notebook: Sadly, Pac-12 ref becomes bigger story than players

Hansen Sunday Notebook: Sadly, Pac-12 ref becomes bigger story than players

Sabino coach Jay Campos, whose squad will open against Salpointe, is expected to field another strong team in 2013.

March 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: Runner-up complex

Arizona basketball: Runner-up complex

Washington's Isaiah Thomas broke Arizona's hearts - and ended the Wildcats' hope for a conference title - when he hit a game-winner in 2011. The UA looks to win a Pac-12 final after finishing second the last two years.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: Parrom: Mom wants a win

Arizona basketball: Parrom: Mom wants a win

UA senior Kevin Parrom, right, knows his departed mother will be watching Saturday's game against ASU. "She hates losing," he said.

March 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Brio to close restaurant at Tucson Mall

Brio to close restaurant at Tucson Mall

Brio Tuscan Grille opened at the Tucson Mall in June 2011. A company official said the restaurant "made every effort to gain sales, but we never found the traction." The restaurant expects to close March 17.

March 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: Never an easy time in Seattle

Arizona basketball: Never an easy time in Seattle

Solomon Hill was distraught after being called for a foul in the UA's 2011 loss at Washington. UA is 16-18 all time against the Huskies in Seattle.

January 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Casa Maria rejects funds from Walmart

Casa Maria rejects funds from Walmart

Brian Flagg

November 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
SAHBA show has gone to the dogs

SAHBA show has gone to the dogs

Snakes at a home show! The show's Pet Experience exhibit will include demonstrations on how to protect pets from rattlesnakes.

September 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Opa! Greek festival starts today

Opa! Greek festival starts today

The Tucson Greek Festival begins today and continues through Sunday. You know what that means: gyros, souvlakia, spanakopita and dolmathes.

September 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Entertainment venue rises from timeworn motor court

Entertainment venue rises from timeworn motor court

Ghost Ranch Lodge, now low-income housing for seniors, was built in 1941. It's known for its Georgia O'Keeffe cow-skull sign.

August 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Send us your monsoon photos

Send us your monsoon photos

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July 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Jennie Finch through the years

Jennie Finch through the years

Jennie Finch's post-Wildcat career has included Olympic softball, marriage and two kids. She also pitched in celebrity softball games on All-Star weekends, this one at Chase Field.

June 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
HS career ends soon for CDO's Stepter

HS career ends soon for CDO's Stepter

CDO's Jaide Stepter is defending three state titles this week, including the 100 hurdles.

May 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Foles knows his dream easily worth the wait

Foles knows his dream easily worth the wait

Nick Foles on where he'll go in the draft: "I've heard in the middle rounds. I've heard in the second round. To be honest, I really just want my name to get called."

April 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Pick of the preps: Night track event shines this week

Pick of the preps: Night track event shines this week

Sabino's Ty Pennington and his Sabercat teammates will be facing Salpointe Catholic in a key matchup of Division II foes. The Lancers won 9-8 the last time the two teams played.

April 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Military taps UA expertise to cope with impact of climate change

Military taps UA expertise to cope with impact of climate change

Last year's Monument Fire, seen from an evacuation area near Sierra Vista, burned more than 30,000 acres and came uncomfortably close to Fort Huachuca before it was contained.

March 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
College Football: Restoring OU defense tall order for Stoops

College Football: Restoring OU defense tall order for Stoops

The Big 12 "is one of the best offensive conferences in the country," says ex-UA coach Mike Stoops, now OU's defensive coordinator. Mike Stoops says.

February 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Football: Santa Rita will hire ex-UA QB Heavner

Football: Santa Rita will hire ex-UA QB Heavner

Kris Heavner played quarterback for the Arizona Wildcats before eventually becoming a graduate assistant under former coach Mike Stoops.

January 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
'I have more work to do,' Giffords says

'I have more work to do,' Giffords says

Dr. Michael Lemole, left, and Dr. Peter Rhee and treated Giffords while she was at University Medical Center and regularly briefed reporters.

January 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Business has busy agenda for Legislature

Business has busy agenda for Legislature

The parent company of the University of Phoenix would benefit from a proposed new law that would require it to pay Arizona taxes only on fees paid by Arizona students. Above, Lucy Tripp, left, works in a University of Phoenix computer lab in Tucson.

January 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Monument Fire

Monument Fire

A firefighter walks past flames during a back burn near South Andalusian Way after the fire jumped State Route 92 as the Monument Fire burns in the June 16, 2011 file photo taken near Sierra Vista, Ariz.

August 30, 2011 6:00 pm
Tucson groups put feelers out to entice pro leagues in 2 sports

Tucson groups put feelers out to entice pro leagues in 2 sports

Major League Soccer executive Nelson Rodriguez, right, toured Tucson facilities, including Hi Corbett Field, last week.

July 16, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Mary Reed

Mary Reed

Mary Reed was shot in the arms and back as she shielded her 17-year-old daughter, Emma McMahon. She also suffered shrapnel wounds to the face and leg. Reed's whole family - her husband, Tom McMahon, and their two teenagers - was in line to see Giffords when gunfire erupted. "They can never f…

July 08, 2011 2:56 pm
Suzi Hileman

Suzi Hileman

Suzi Hileman touches PCSO Deputy Gilbert Caudillo, who helped Hileman after she was shot in the chest and right hip. "He saved my life," she said of Caudillo. "I'm only here because of that." 

July 08, 2011 2:43 pm
Arizona basketball: Who plays point guard is uncertain

Arizona basketball: Who plays point guard is uncertain

Sophomore decided Monday to transfer.

May 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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