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Sheriff: Man missing on SW Side for 5 mos. has diminished mental capacity

A 47-year-old man has been missing since the end of April, and was last seen on the Southwest Side of Tucson, authorities said.... Read more»

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The revolution will be televised

During the past two decades, the U.S. government has spent some $500 million to beam news and commentary with an anti-Castro bent into Cuba. But the programming hasn't exactly been a ratings success.... Read more»

Government corruption

India government opens records to public

BANGALORE, India — In a country that has the dubious distinction of topping almost every ranking of the world’s corrupt, bribe-taking countries, a law called the Right to Information Act is altering the equation between the gigantic government and its vast citizenry.... Read more»

Accenture Match Play Championship

Thank you Tiger: Top seed Stricker ousted by Match Play newcomer

Thank you Tiger Woods. That's what Match Play first-timer Ross McGowan had to be thinking Wednesday afternoon when he sank a par put on the 19th hole to oust top seed Steve Stricker from the tournament.... Read more»

Comic: Seventeen Words For Snow

An orgy of serpents

Any artist knows this maxim (or one like it): 'Why draw when you can suggest?' Monet continued to paint well into blindness this way.... Read more»

Arizona Wildcats softball

Wildcat softball faces tough challenge in Tigers

Young Wildcats will be tested by veteran Tigers. The No. 2 softball team is off to a 6-0 start, but the Wildcats will get a true test this weekend when they take on No. 6 Missouri.... Read more»

Arizona baseball

Wildcat baseball opens season Friday

Coach Andy Lopez is hoping for a better attitude from his players this year.... Read more»

City council

Lopez ends recall of Walkup, Romero, Uhlich

The recall effort against the mayor and two council members has fallen flat. Businessman Humberto Lopez announced that he would end the recall in a statement Wednesday. ... Read more»

Health

Egyptian smokers shocked by sex warning

In a country of smokers that shuns talk of sex, anti-tobacco warnings highlighting impotence draw fire... Read more»

Haiti earthquake

The last flight to Port-au-Prince

Sometimes, the difference between life and death is almost too absurd for words. Survivors of the Haiti earthquake reflect on how close they came to tragedy.... Read more»1

Arizona legislature

American Express pressures change in traveler's check law

After pressure from American Express, the Arizona House has reversed a law on how soon it can seize money from uncashed traveler's checks.... Read more»

Light rail

Downtown streetcar to get $63 million from feds

Tucson's modern streetcar project will be awarded $63 million in federal stimulus money, say Reps. Gabrielle Giffords and Raúl Grijalva... Read more»

Poetry reading

Poet Dan Beachy-Quick to read at UA Poetry Center

Poet Dan Beachy-Quick arrives in Tucson Thursday to give a reading at the UA Poetry Center. Since the publication of his first volume, "North True South Bright," he has emerged as a major new figure in American poetry, with good reason. ... Read more»

Interfaith Community Services

$1 million donation buoys nonprofit on 25th anniversary

Interfaith Community Services is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a $1 million gift from one of its most loyal volunteers, Ed Jenkins.... Read more»

Comic: Ornithology

Cranes just wanna have fun

The Sulphur Springs Valley has attracted a record 40,499 wintering sandhill cranes this season, but not all of them are happy.... Read more»

Downtown streetcar

Tucson could get federal streetcar help

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is expected to announce Thursday that Tucson will get federal funds to extend the city's streetcar line.... Read more»1

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