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2nd soldier on border deployment found dead in Arizona

Another military service member deployed to assist with border enforcement has been found dead in Southern Arizona. The unnamed service member was found Sunday near Ajo, west of Tucson.... Read more»

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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

Accenture Match Play Championship

Look for upsets in Match Play head-to-head

Top golfers agree that anything can happen when players' success hinges on single matches, not four days of play.... Read more»

Northwest Explorer owner to buy bankrupt East Valley Tribune

The bankrupt Pulitzer Prize-winning East Valley Tribune would be sold to the Colorado-based owner of the Northwest Explorer, under a deal outlined in a court document filed today.... Read more»

Big Bang

Scientists create hottest-ever temp: 7.2 billion degrees

Researchers at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York were able to produce heat 250,000 times hotter than the sun's core. ... Read more»2

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