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Only Scrooge could argue against sending holiday cards

Only Scrooge could argue against sending holiday cards

They often can be a physical reminder of a special bond

December 20, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Road Runner: Drivers wondering if murals are complete

Road Runner: Drivers wondering if murals are complete

Mural along I-10 has commuters questioning whether it's finished.

October 05, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Formal driver training makes a difference

Road Runner: Formal driver training makes a difference

Kids who don't take drivers ed are more likely to get convicted of traffic violations.

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Complaint filed over Miller's bond opposition

Complaint filed over Miller's bond opposition

Use of taxpayer-funded website to influence ballot measure is alleged.

September 26, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Miller on Facebook: Vote no on Prop. 415

Miller on Facebook: Vote no on Prop. 415

The post links to a taxpayer-funded website, which might be illegal.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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County bond group members give latest project preferences

County bond group members give latest project preferences

A citizens group considers more than 138 projects to possibly push forward.

September 22, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Valencia will have to do, for now

Road Runner: Valencia will have to do, for now

No plans for pavement improvement on Valencia any time soon.

September 21, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Watch for those stopped school buses

Road Runner: Watch for those stopped school buses

Many drivers fail to stop, but the law says they should.

September 14, 2014 10:45 pmLoading…
County to fund Visit Tucson with  $3.4 million

County to fund Visit Tucson with $3.4 million

Hospitality industry expecting more business.

September 09, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Road Runner: Digital signs monitor motorists' speed

Road Runner: Digital signs monitor motorists' speed

The transportation department weighs in on the accuracy, locations of new signage. 

September 07, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
County vote supports woman seeking refuge at church

County vote supports woman seeking refuge at church

Rosa Imelda Robles Loreto has been at Southside Presbyterian Church since last month.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Tucson drivers better than you might think

Tucson drivers better than you might think

Road Runner: Allstate ranks Tucson second nationally for safest drivers.

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Shuttle riders will need to find new game-day options

Shuttle riders will need to find new game-day options

Once a private company showed interest, Sun Tran was obliged to bow out.

August 28, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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McSally wins Republican primary in CD2

McSally wins Republican primary in CD2

McSally to have a rematch with incumbent Democrat Ron Barber.

August 26, 2014 8:05 pmLoading…
Pima board didn't violate law when reallocating funds

Pima board didn't violate law when reallocating funds

Supervisor's allegations of open-meeting law violation rejected.

August 25, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Road Runner: Houghton project rolling right along

Road Runner: Houghton project rolling right along

Houghton Road widening, improvement project is seeing progress.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Houghton Road

Houghton Road

Rachelle Lawrence, 31, who works at McGraw's Cantina.

August 22, 2014 9:24 am
Houghton Road

Houghton Road

From Tucson McGraw's Cantina you can see where Houghton splits from one to several lanes in each direction.

August 22, 2014 9:23 am
Houghton Road

Houghton Road

Two-lane road in front of McGraw's that backs up when people heading north are turning in to the restaurant parking lot.

August 22, 2014 9:22 am
Tiffany's Table: Stuffed, no-cook jalapeños are always popular

Tiffany's Table: Stuffed, no-cook jalapeños are always popular

Stuffed peppers are delicious, but don't eat too many at once.

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Combined property tax rates for next year

Combined primary and secondary property tax rates for most jurisdictions in Pima County.

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JCC offers virtually something for everyone

Find out what's new at the Tucson Jewish Community Center.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Boot scootin’ fundraiser for TROT

Boot scootin’ fundraiser for TROT

Last year's event raised about $3,000-$4,000.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tiffany's Table: Moist cake doesn't require frosting — but go ahead, indulge

Tiffany's Table: Moist cake doesn't require frosting — but go ahead, indulge

Two holidays are sneaking up on us, and both deserve a special dessert.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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What's ahead

What's ahead

1. Tuesdays-Sundays

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tiffany's Table: Roast was worth the effort ... after the third try

Tiffany's Table: Roast was worth the effort ... after the third try

Years ago my grandmother came from San Diego for a visit. After my workday was over, she, my mom and I went out for cocktails.

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Tiffany's Table: Regional food mash-up keeps traditions alive

Tiffany's Table: Regional food mash-up keeps traditions alive

Food is the thread that ties families together.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A trip through time on edges of Tucson

A trip through time on edges of Tucson

At the end of the year it’s common to reflect on the past 12 months. We decided, though, to look back a little further — like, over the past 50 years.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Holiday cookies with chow mein noodles? Natch

Holiday cookies with chow mein noodles? Natch

We put a call out on Facebook and the Star’s website for recipes for your favorite homemade holiday treats — with a free cookbook as an incentive to a reader chosen at random — and received instructions on how to make everything from rum balls with ground chipotle to this amazing four-ingred…

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Tiffany's Table: Baking experiment turns out, well, darned good

Tiffany's Table: Baking experiment turns out, well, darned good

Some people make fun of Sandra Lee’s “Semi-Homemade Cooking” show on the Food Network because Lee uses shortcuts including store-bought, premade ingredients.

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Bar cookies

Bar cookies

Bar cookies made from sugar cookie mix are easier than making batch after batch of cookies, they’re tasty, and they are seemingly indestructible.

December 09, 2013 4:58 pm
Tiffany's Table: Sweet treats are a family favorite

Tiffany's Table: Sweet treats are a family favorite

You might call them seven-layer bars. Or magic bars. My family calls them Hello Dollys, but “Goodbye Dollys” might be more apt, because they tend to disappear quickly.

November 11, 2013 12:35 pm Photos

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Tiffany's Table: Deceptively simple soup is just right

Tiffany's Table: Deceptively simple soup is just right

Ah, fall in Tucson. The leaves are … the same. We continue to crank up the A/C when we get in the car. But, darn it, the weather is a little bit cooler, so let’s pretend it’s chilly and stir up something warm and hearty.

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Tiffany's Table: Patience results in sweet reward

Tiffany's Table: Patience results in sweet reward

A recipe with only four ingredients should be as easy as one, two, three ... four, right?

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Tiffany's Table: Something cold to mark the Fourth: potato salad

Tiffany's Table: Something cold to mark the Fourth: potato salad

You wouldn't think eggs and whiskey would go hand in hand, but if you're in the kitchen with my dad, they might just end up together.

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Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

"Dinner is ready when the smoke alarm goes off."

May 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Oddity: We've reached the end, oddly

Tucson Oddity: We've reached the end, oddly

What a long, odd trip it's been.

April 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Meet Gallaudet University president in Tucson today

T. Alan Hurwitz, president of Gallaudet University — the Washington, D.C., university for people who are deaf and hard of hearing — will be in Tucson today for an open house at the Community Outreach Program for the Deaf, 268 W. Adams St.

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Tiffany's Table: Warm memory can be best of ingredients

Tiffany's Table: Warm memory can be best of ingredients

When people are gone, we often regret having not spent enough time with them. That's one regret I don't have when it comes to my Grandma Alice, who died several years ago.

April 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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More than matzo: ideas for Passover

More than matzo: ideas for Passover

Complying with the dietary restrictions that are part of Passover, which begins at sundown Monday, can sound complicated, but it doesn't have to be.

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Tiffany's Table: Totally cheesy

Tiffany's Table: Totally cheesy

If you prefer your veggies swimming in cheese, here's the recipe for you. My mom found the instructions for making Cheddar Chowder in "The Complete Cheese Cookbook," by Kraft Kitchens, around the time the book was published in 1973. We've adapted it to include a heftier dose of vegetables an…

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Dorothy Finley: 'A life well-lived' in Tucson community

Dorothy Finley: 'A life well-lived' in Tucson community

Dorothy Hunt Finley, a retired educator and beer distributor who poured her considerable energy - and money - into dozens of community-minded Tucson causes, died Wednesday. She was 92.

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Tucson philanthropist and businesswoman Dorothy Finley dies

Tucson philanthropist and businesswoman Dorothy Finley dies

Dorothy Hunt Finley, a retired educator and owner of a successful beer distributorship who poured her considerable energy — and money — into dozens of philanthropic causes in Tucson, died Wednesday. She was 92.

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Tiffany's Table: out of the past comes the 'mold'

Three Dog Night's "Joy to the World" was tops on the Billboard charts.

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Friends, family help open, carry on late artist's show

Friends, family help open, carry on late artist's show

After Earl Wettstein died three weeks ago, his friends were certain of one thing: His show must go on.

January 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Neighborhood Briefs

Gifts sought for aged on fixed incomes

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Catalina Village looking for furniture to fill needs of the disabled, seniors

Catalina Village looking for furniture to fill needs of the disabled, seniors

After an unprecedented outpouring of support from Tucsonans, Catalina Village, an assisted-living complex for indigent seniors and disabled people, is asking for a little more help - not out of greed, but of need.

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Furniture drive for low-income Tucson seniors is today and Saturday

Furniture drive for low-income Tucson seniors is today and Saturday

After an unprecedented outpouring of support from Tucsonans, Catalina Village, an assisted-living complex for indigent seniors and disabled people, is asking for a little more help — not out of greed, but of need.

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Readers dish on restaurant faves

Readers dish on restaurant faves

When it comes to restaurants, the east side's cup runneth over. And so doth its plate.

October 18, 2012 2:50 pm Photos

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Oro Valley to host national swim championship in 2014

Oro Valley will host the 2014 U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Championships, according to a press release from the town. The event will be April 8–12, 2014, at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center, which is undergoing a $5 million renovation and expansion.

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