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Neg~digital; No Title Star Sports-----UA's Dennis Northcutt scores on this third quarter reception to put the Wildcats ahead 26-25 in the third quarter. Photo by David Sanders. Copyright 1996 The Arizona Daily Star UA:Football; Event:Game; Identity:Athlete; Action:Running; Book:C; People: De…

May 06, 2014 12:00 am
U.S. News and World Report names Tucson 9th best weekend getaway

U.S. News and World Report names Tucson 9th best weekend getaway

The sun sets in Saguaro National Park West July 10, 2001.

July 26, 2013 10:33 am
Tucson loses 3 TV news personalities

Tucson loses 3 TV news personalities

This 2005 file photo shows Scott Kilbury, who left KOLD-TV this month, where he was an anchor. Kilbury is one of three recent departures from Tucson's local television news teams.

June 26, 2013 5:28 pm
Big Jim: Summer rains

Big Jim: Summer rains

The summer rains bring danger in the form of lightning and floods, but beauty accompanies the danger. A lightning bolt is a reminder as a storm passes through the Tucson area at sunset over the Holy Hope Cemetery near Prince and Oracle Road, Aug. 8, 2012. Photo by David Sanders/Arizona Daily Star.

June 21, 2013 12:00 am
15 firms rush in to run city golf

15 firms rush in to run city golf

El Rio Golf Course, March 9, 1999.

June 08, 2013 12:00 am
Another low-runoff year may herald CAP shortage

Another low-runoff year may herald CAP shortage

The Central Arizona Project - this section is in Avra Valley - carries Colorado River water from Lake Mead toward Tucson. Officials say there is a 35 percent chance of the first CAP water shortage in history in 2016.

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New piece is dedicated

New piece is dedicated

This horse head made from a discarded bike seat serves as a horse tie-up.

August 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Every picture tells a story

Every picture tells a story

Tucson resident Chris Gall has built a career in commercial illustration for major companies such as Pepsi and Nike, and as an author and book illustrator.

August 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Every picture tells a story

Every picture tells a story

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Every picture tells a story

Every picture tells a story

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Closures downtown, near UA will require drivers to adjust

Closures downtown, near UA will require drivers to adjust

Streetcar construction already limits traffic through the intersection of University and Euclid, but traffic will be blocked off beginning next week. The plan is to finish the work before the bulk of UA students return to the area Aug. 15-18.

August 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Teachers are key shoppers for classroom-prep items

Teachers are key shoppers for classroom-prep items

Jonathan's Educational Resources owner Jonathan Katz helps Donna May, a Painted Sky Elementary School teacher, as she shops for supplies. One estimate says teachers spend $500 a year out of pocket on supplies.

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There's still time for camp

There's still time for camp

Lauren Radtke hits a shot during the Duel in the Desert Volleyball Camp at St. Gregory College Preparatory School.

July 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Lots of juggling, chuckling are in store for workshop guests

Lots of juggling, chuckling are in store for workshop guests

Juggler James Reid concentrates on controlling a 12-pound bowling ball and a set of bowling pins during a free juggling workshop at the Oro Valley Public Library. The workshop was held last Thursday. Reid, from Phoenix, travels the state performing and teaching the skill. Another free worksh…

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Nothing plain about these pastries

Nothing plain about these pastries

Young Donut Shop cases are packed with raised, cake, long johns, glazed and frosted doughnuts, as well as out-of-the-ordinary orange-glazed cake doughnuts, tiger tails and apple fritters.

July 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Big-league experience is Padres' strong point

Big-league experience is Padres' strong point

Tucson's Andy Parrino, who has 136 major-league at-bats, dives back to first during the second game of the doubleheader.

July 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Second big storm delivers more power line punches

Second big storm delivers more power line punches

Tucson Electric Power Co. crews wait for replacement power poles to arrive at the McDonald's restaurant across from Tucson Mall.

July 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Original Mr. K's opens in new spot

Original Mr. K's opens in new spot

Original Mr. K's BBQ owner Ray Kendrick, center, opened the restaurant in its new home last Thursday. Kendrick expects customers who frequented Mr. K's at its former location as well as new customers from nearby businesses at the restaurant.

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Funeral held for firefighter killed in unsolved hit-run

Funeral held for firefighter killed in unsolved hit-run

Sarah Barcelo, mother of Nogales firefighter Sterling Lytle, is comforted during services for her son, who was killed in a hit-and-run incident. First responders from across Southern Arizona attended services in Tucson Monday morning.

July 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Kindermusik's got camp

Kindermusik's got camp

Two-and-a-half-year-old Leah Downs takes part in a class.

July 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Visit zoo animals Mondays at Foothills Mall

Visit zoo animals Mondays at Foothills Mall

Arielle Heaps, 4, checks out a rat snake held by Reid Park Zoo educational employee Lauren Cmiel. Reid Park Zoo employees spend every Monday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd., displaying animals for kids to touch.

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Dancers take step back in time

Dancers take step back in time

English country dancers, from left, Enid Fowler, Gerda Turner, Gene Fowler, Kay White and Bob White practice their moves at the SaddleBrooke Country Club.

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Merchan's baseball travels land him back in Triple-A

Merchan's baseball travels land him back in Triple-A

Before a plainly unimpressed Padres bullpen, Salt Lake Bees left fielder Doug Deeds couldn't find the handle Monday night on a first-inning drive by Tucson's Matt Clark. For the right way to play the outfield, see below.

July 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
'We could make a difference,' expat says

'We could make a difference,' expat says

Election posters serve as sun shields for voters in Nogales, Sonora. At this park, the polls opened about an hour and a half late, and some folks waited up to five hours Sunday to cast their ballots for president.

July 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
On top of the world

On top of the world

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June 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Paradise found

Paradise found

"It was really wonderful to see what had been done,'' says Ann-Eve Pedersen, granddaughter of the couple who built the house with a great room designed to look like a Navajo hogan.

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Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Cabernet, canvas and creativity

Kristina Valencia, left, and Chellie Krajnak are two of the owners of Creative Juice Bar, which offers acrylic painting classes along with a glass of wine.

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Historical status sought for sites TB patients used

Historical status sought for sites TB patients used

The Erickson Building is surrounded by modern structures, including a TMC parking lot and the Tucson Orthopaedic Institute in the background at Tucson Medical Center. The Erickson Building was once the home of the former TMC property owners.

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Young actors give all for 'Aladdin Jr.'

Young actors give all for 'Aladdin Jr.'

Josh Baca, 14, left, as Aladdin and Cora Hufault, 11, as Jasmine, sing "A Whole New World" during rehearsal for Disney's "Aladdin Jr."

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Ron Barber

Ron Barber

Democrat Ron Barber celebrates his win over Jesse Kelly in a CD 8 special election with Gabrielle Giffords, whom he is replacing, as Barber's wife Nancy, at left, looks on at the University Marriott, June 12, 2012.

June 12, 2012 10:25 pm
Bomb scare at US offices spurs evacuation, closes Oracle Road

Bomb scare at US offices spurs evacuation, closes Oracle Road

A member of the Tucson Police Department bomb squad looks over the suspicious packages at the building just north of Tucson Mall. The building houses federal offices. Police evacuated the building after an employee called 911 at midday requesting assistance..

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These dogs ain't no weenies

These dogs ain't no weenies

Hayden Scott, 10, eats a double Sonoran hot dog from Fatdogs, a food cart endeavor started by two brothers after they were laid off from work about two years ago. The brothers serve large portion sizes, including an Ultimate Fatdog that is 18 inches and includes six all-beef hot dogs with al…

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Waldorf School offers summer camps

Waldorf School offers summer camps

Students, from left, Inge Bartelsen, 8; Madlyn Hossman, 10; Leela Friedman, 10; and Alice Bates, 12; create works of art using colored markers and watercolor paper during camp at the Waldorf School.

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It's a splashing good time

It's a splashing good time

Jasmine Aguilar, 11, gets hit from all directions at the splash pad at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Road. The pad is a great place to cool off in the summer. The best part? It's free.

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Creating figurines is her passion

Creating figurines is her passion

June Aguayo, 86, works in her home surrounded by materials and finished products. Her creations have made her a mainstay on the local arts-and-crafts circuit.

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'Harvey' makes an appearance

'Harvey' makes an appearance

Annette Hillman, as Veta, hushes actress Lucille Petty, portraying Myrtle Mae, during a rehearsal of Live Theatre Workshop's "Harvey."

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Columbus library expansion set to add 52 computers, cybercafe

Columbus library expansion set to add 52 computers, cybercafe

Hayli Jones, 5, looks over a book in the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series at the Eckstrom-Columbus Branch Library, due for major construction.

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Love of dance is ageless

Love of dance is ageless

Norman Walker, instructor with the Arizona Ballet Theatre, helps student Javier Chavez with correct positioning. In his late 70s, Walker still has a passion for dance.

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Walk With a Doc for good health

Walk With a Doc for good health

Taz Greiner, center with cap, walks with Dr. Troy Tompkins, in orange, along the Rillito River path near Swan Road. Greiner, who works for Carondelet, helped organize Saturday's Walk With a Doc.

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It's pool time in Old Pueblo

It's pool time in Old Pueblo

Randy Usem stays cool at the Udall Park pool, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. This pool is one of a handful of city pools open an extended season, April 1-Nov. 15.

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Bookmans hosts plethora of events

Bookmans hosts plethora of events

Science teacher Caleb Clinkingbeard talks about air pressure during a free Mad Science lesson at Bookmans on Ina Road. He got carried away with toilet plungers, telling the crowd he was an alien. The show delighted both young and old.

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After slow start, jams take off

After slow start, jams take off

John Ormerod, in background, and Sid Van Wagner performed during last week's Hummin' and Strummin' jam session.

May 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Folks gets to know 'nosework'

Folks gets to know 'nosework'

Jennifer Gillaspie's son's dog Doug searches for a scent in one of the bins during a nosework class at Riverfront Park. Nosework is a new dog sport that involves dogs honing their sense of smell to pick up specific aromas.

May 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Folks gets to know 'nosework'

Folks gets to know 'nosework'

JJ Belcher loads up a box with a scent for his nosework class.

May 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Koi, pond fans find kindred hearts

Koi, pond fans find kindred hearts

"I've found ponds very tranquil, especially living in the desert," says Dr. Santiago Tucson, koi collector.

May 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
More than 5,000 UA students graduate

More than 5,000 UA students graduate

The aftermath of the University of Arizona's Spring 2012 Commencement at McKale Center. A total of 4,206 undergraduate degrees, 882 master's degrees and 298 doctoral degrees were conferred at Saturday's ceremony.

May 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Walkers seek to bring awareness, funds to bladder cancer cause

Walkers seek to bring awareness, funds to bladder cancer cause

About 50 people took part in the first Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Walk for Bladder Cancer Saturday.

May 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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