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Arizona vs. Louisville, Sweet 16, 2009 NCAA tournament

Arizona vs. Louisville, Sweet 16, 2009 NCAA tournament

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino keeping the throttle open against Russ Pennell's Arizona squad in a 39-point blowout in the Sweet 16 in 2009.

March 26, 2014 5:02 pm
Arizona vs. Louisville, Sweet 16, 2009 NCAA tournament

Arizona vs. Louisville, Sweet 16, 2009 NCAA tournament

Arizona interim head coach Russ Pennell walks off the court after his Wildcats lost in the Sweet 16 in 2009.

March 25, 2014 4:37 pm
05 SIGNING gb-p1

05 SIGNING gb-p1

Jake Fischer's UA career officially began in 2009, when the Ironwood Ridge High School senior signed his national letter of intent with the Wildcats. Above,  Fischer laughs during a press conference after signing his letter of intent. 

January 03, 2014 12:00 am
George the Great Dane

George the Great Dane

Great Dane George, with owner Dave Nasser, once held the title of the Guinness World Records World’s Tallest Dog. He measured 43 inches from foot to shoulder.

November 15, 2013 4:47 pm
Ironwood Forest National Monument

Ironwood Forest National Monument

The view from Silverbell Road west of Trico Road as it runs through the Ironwood Forest National Monument.

November 14, 2013 1:26 pm
Ironwood Forest National Monument

Ironwood Forest National Monument

The Ironwood Forest National Monument is known for its ancient trees and bighorn sheep. Saturday’s free introduction to the area starts at 8 a.m.

November 14, 2013 1:26 pm
Abyee Maracigan

Abyee Maracigan

Former Flowing Wells and Pima College guard Abyee Maracigan has returned to Tucson and taken up coaching. 

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Lukeville, Ariz.

Lukeville, Ariz.

Wire mesh fencing paired with vehicle barriers border Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Above, in March 2009, rains caused heavy erosion of the dirt on the Mexican side.

October 23, 2013 3:09 pm
Cactus Bowl

Cactus Bowl

16 CalcBowling gb-p6 - Jennifer Deneke (cq JENNIFER DENEKE), left, high fives Danny Medina (cq DANNY MEDINA) after he picked up a spare during a casual bowling league night at Cactus Bowl in Tucson, Ariz., Wednesday July 8, 2009 (cq WEDNESDAY JULY 8, 2009). 

September 04, 2013 4:26 pmLoading…
Chemical attack

Chemical attack

Myles Levine talks about the attack on his house that involved dead animals, an incendiary device, a toxic gas cloud and graffiti. 

August 14, 2013 10:17 am
See the glory: Lots of fireworks, viewing spots here

See the glory: Lots of fireworks, viewing spots here

Tucson's signature fireworks display is the pyrotechnics that burst above "A" Mountain each year. This year you can see them from myriad spots, including the Tucson Convention Center's "B" parking lot, where there will be free parking, food vendors and a beer garden from 7-9 p.m. The excitem…

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Music Notes

Music Notes

The Jack Bishop Band will perform at today's Food for Horses fundraiser at The Maverick. The nonprofit donates food to horses when their owners are unable do so.

July 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Lawmakers seek to double number of agents on border

Lawmakers seek to double number of agents on border

The latest compromise on immigration reform includes a plan under which the U.S. Border Patrol would double in size with the addition of 20,000 new agents, 700 more miles of fencing would be completed and an additional dozen unarmed surveillance drones would be purchased. The plan also calls…

May 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
County needs to keep its speed cameras in place

County needs to keep its speed cameras in place

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May 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: Ball St. hires Miller's top deputy Whitford

Arizona basketball: Ball St. hires Miller's top deputy Whitford

"It was a little less hard to leave now because I feel the (UA) program is in a good place," James Whitford said.

April 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Armless Tucson woman taking her message of hope to Ethiopia

Armless Tucson woman taking her message of hope to Ethiopia

Jessica Cox, who was born without arms, flies a single-engine plane near San Manuel. Cox is a motivational speaker on disability issues.

March 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Greg Hansen: 48 hours later, sky has stopped falling

Greg Hansen: 48 hours later, sky has stopped falling

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January 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Country

Tucson Country

The Maverick is the granddaddy of Tucson's country nightclubs. Around for 50 years, the enduring honky-tonk has live music, line dancing and two-step classes, and has hosted big-name concerts by everyone from Ernest Tubb and Willie Nelson to Blake Shelton.

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Tucson Country

Tucson Country

The Maverick is the granddaddy of Tucson's country nightclubs. Around for 50 years, the enduring honky-tonk has live music, line dancing and two-step classes, and has hosted big-name concerts by everyone from Ernest Tubb and Willie Nelson to Blake Shelton.

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But for owner, celebrity canine, it's a chance to kick back, relax

But for owner, celebrity canine, it's a chance to kick back, relax

Dave Nasser and George, the Great Dane, are both happy for Zeus. George earlier held "tallest dog" title in the Guinness Book of World Records.

September 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
No shortage of options for the 4th

No shortage of options for the 4th

The fireworks show from "A" Mountain has become a Fourth of July Tucson tradition.

June 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Meet the Monument on Saturday

Meet the Monument on Saturday

The view from Silverbell Road as it runs through the Ironwood Forest National Monument in Marana. The monument encompasses 129,000 acres - nearly 300 square miles - north of Saguaro National Park West.

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BASF buys equity stake in battery maker Sion

BASF buys equity stake in battery maker Sion

Tucson-based Sion Power Corp. got a financial boost from German chemical company BASF. Above, Sion's Manny Perez worked on lithium-sulfur battery production in 2009.

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TEP seeks rate surcharge to give rebates

TEP seeks rate surcharge to give rebates

Tucson Electric Power would provide rebates to customers who buy more energy-efficient refrigerators, if state regulators also approve a rate increase.

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Great Black Friday deals at local shops

Great Black Friday deals at local shops

Customer Tere Gygax looks for a gift at Bohemia. On Black Friday, everything in the store will be 20 percent off; on Saturday, Bohemia will have a benefit with 10 percent of revenue going to Casa Libre, an organization that supports writers.

November 20, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
12 speed cameras planned, mostly for northwest side

12 speed cameras planned, mostly for northwest side

Traffic passes by a photo radar camera on River Road near Country Club Road, one of 10 already existing speed enforcement areas.

September 02, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Border Boletín: $158K for state border fence

Border Boletín: $158K for state border fence

Sen. Steve Smith wants to build more fencing like the type Glenn Spencer, president of the organization American Border Patrol, is standing beside. The 18-foot-high fence is along Spencer's 100-acre property west of the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area near Sierra Vista.

August 08, 2011 1:40 pm
Border-fence website raises more than $80K

Border-fence website raises more than $80K

State Sen. Steve Smith would like to add more 18-foot-high bollard-style border fencing along the Arizona-Mexico border. This fencing is west of the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area near Sierra Vista and cost an average of $2.6 million a mile to build under a 2008 contract.

July 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Fundraising website for border fence starts quest

Fundraising website for border fence starts quest

Sen. Steve Smith wants to build more fencing like the type Glenn Spencer, president of the organization American Border Patrol, is standing beside. The 18-foot-high fence is along Spencer's 100-acre property west of the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area near Sierra Vista.

July 20, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Setting off fireworks by public faces ban

Setting off fireworks by public faces ban

The Fourth of July fireworks show on "A" Mountain, visible from downtown Tucson, is a longtime holiday tradition, and so far this show is still a "go."

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AZ set to build own border fence

AZ set to build own border fence

Two members of a group of four illegal entrants climb a border fence back into Mexico as U.S. Border Patrol agents close in near the port of entry in Douglas. The other two were caught nearby inside the U.S.

May 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Rigo's expands north; will political vibe travel, too?

Rigo's expands north; will political vibe travel, too?

Richard Fimbres, then a newly elected member of the Tucson City Council, took son Joseph and wife Mary across the city limits to South Tucson to celebrate at Rigo's in November 2009. The restaurant is a popular hangout for politicians, especially Democrats.

March 20, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
This year, y'all can party at the rodeo

This year, y'all can party at the rodeo

Patrons dance to sounds of the Jack Bishop Band, who will be at The River's Edge on Friday night.

February 24, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship: Woods, Furyk have questions to answer

WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship: Woods, Furyk have questions to answer

Tiger Woods is 32-7 all-time at Match Play, has made the finals four times and won the tournament in 2003, 2004 and 2008. He did not play last year.

February 21, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Top official notes progress on border

Top official notes progress on border

Border Patrol agents Juan C. Muñoz, left, and Dax Tipton question a man caught crossing the border with a bale of marijuana in the Douglas area. Since September 2009, U.S. authorities have seized 1.6 million pounds of pot, said the head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

February 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: Finger no big deal for hot hand

Arizona basketball: Finger no big deal for hot hand

Alex Jacobson “helps us with foul trouble, gives us a bigger presence and knows what to do …,” coach Sean Miller says.

January 28, 2011 11:56 pm
Innovative thinkers receive MOCA's local genius awards

Innovative thinkers receive MOCA's local genius awards

Calexico, which will be honored by the Museum of Contemporary Art in February, demonstrated its

November 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Colorful All Souls Procession takes to streets

Colorful All Souls Procession takes to streets

Calexico will perform Sunday night following the procession at the Dance of the Dead at the Rialto Theatre.

November 04, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Investigate your world

Investigate your world

A close-up shows detail in one of the miniature scenes at the Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

September 24, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Herrick in charge as NAU says 'Why not?' to playoffs

Herrick in charge as NAU says 'Why not?' to playoffs

Quarterback Michael Herrick, playing at UA last year, is a preseason All-American on several lists after throwing for 22 touchdowns in 2009.

August 29, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Economy is forcing teams to be creative

Economy is forcing teams to be creative

Toros manager Tim Johnson is not a fan of midseason schedule changes. "It's hard. It's really tough," Johnson said this week when Tucson's opponent was switched from Tijuana to Yuma.

August 26, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Want to celebrate? go for it!

Want to celebrate? go for it!

Salvador Duran performed - in red shoes - for the Tucson Jazz Society last September.

August 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Zucker upbeat for '11 season

Zucker upbeat for '11 season

Owner Jay Zucker, right, says the Toros are "a little south" of breaking even financially but are planning for next season.

August 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Drive to ban photo radar statewide fails

Drive to ban photo radar statewide fails

Traffic passes by a photo radar camera on River Road near Country Club Road in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday July 9, 2009.

July 02, 2010 12:00 am
Appliance rebates not all gone; fridges, freezers now eligible

Appliance rebates not all gone; fridges, freezers now eligible

Cindy Nevins and her husband, Stan, shopped for a new refrigerator last September at Christie's Appliance. If they're still interested and haven't made a purchase yet, they could get a rebate of up to $300 under a stimulus program run by the state.

June 29, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Music plays a major role

Music plays a major role

Julie Anne is scheduled to sing May 28 in the Summer of Enchantment concert series at La Encantada.

May 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Kyryl Natyazhko

Kyryl Natyazhko

Arizona center Kyryl Natyazhko dunks in an exhibition game against Augustana College at McKale Center on Nov. 4, 2009.

May 21, 2010 1:02 pmLoading…
Mitch Sluder battles cancer

Mitch Sluder battles cancer

Sahuaro High School senior Mitch Sluder does the wave with his varsity football teammates while attending a junior varsity football game at Sahuaro High School in October.

May 13, 2010 5:29 pm
Mitch Sluder battles cancer

Mitch Sluder battles cancer

A tattoo commemorates Sluder's successful surgery to remove a baseball-sized tumor from his brain.

May 13, 2010 5:30 pm
Mitch Sluder battles cancer

Mitch Sluder battles cancer

Sahuaro High School senior Mitch Sluder, second from right, shares laughs at dinner with his family, mother Laurie, father Andrew and sister Markie, at their east side home in Tucson.

May 13, 2010 5:24 pm

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