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NW Side park renamed for ex-Supervisor Ann Day

A community park near the Foothills Mall has been renamed for former Pima County Supervisor Ann Day, who was killed one month ago in a car crash allegedly caused by a drunk driver. Northwest Community Park is now called Ann Day Community Park after a unanimous vote by the county board.... Read more»

Photos: Remembering D-Day, June 6, 1944

It's been 72 years since "the Longest Day" — the landing of Allied troops from the United States, Britain, Canada and other nations as they stormed the beaches of Normandy to press the end of World War II in an attack on Nazi Germany. More than 9,000 Allied troops were killed or wounded, as were thousands of German soldiers.... Read more»1

D-Day: Five facts to know

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. ... Read more»

Obama: Ali shook up the world — and we are all better for it

Muhammad Ali was The Greatest. Period. If you just asked him, he'd tell you. He'd tell you he was the double greatest; that he'd "handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder into jail." Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it. We are all better for it.... Read more»

RIP to the Greatest: Muhammad Ali dead at 74

Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxer and civil rights icon who proclaimed himself "The Greatest of All Time," died Friday after spending days in a Phoenix-area hospital. The 74-year-old Ali had been public about his Parkinson's disease for years. Although the brash and fleet-footed fighter had trembled for years, Ali never lost his deep dignity and ability to command a crowd.... Read more»1

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The murder of Don Bolles: A players guide

On June 2, 1976, a bomb detonated under the car of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles in Midtown Phoenix. He survived an agonizing 11 days before he died. The closest assassins went to prison. Yet full justice was never served. The real puppetmasters got away with it. Many in high positions wanted it to go away.... Read more»

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40 years later: Who murdered reporter Don Bolles?

As difficult as it is for some of us to believe, Thursday marks 40 years since the bombing that killed Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles. It remains the most enduring mystery and troubling crime in modern Phoenix history.... Read more»

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Local VFW places more than 5,000 flags on Memorial Day

Members of the VFW 10188 retrieve more than 5,000 flags placed on the grave sites of veterans in Tucson to mark Memorial Day. ... Read more»

Our Fallen: Tucsonans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan wars

In more than a decade of war, dozens from Tucson and Southern Arizona have died in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Here is our brief tribute to them.... Read more»3

Honoring the other veterans: Az group chafes at limits on Confederate flags

On Memorial Day, some Americans will head to local cemeteries to decorate the graves of fallen soldiers – in some cases, the graves of those who fought for the other side. One of the most cherished activities of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is the decoration of Confederate graves with that flag.... Read more»1

Air Guard to conduct F-16 flyovers for Memorial Day events

A pair of F-16 Fighting Falcons will fly over Tucson-area Memorial Day ceremonies, including services in Marana, Green Valley and Corona de Tucson as well as within the city.... Read more»

Obituary: Christina Charlotte Duncan

Christina Charlotte Duncan, 73, of Vail, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016. As a child, Chris idolized Hopalong Cassidy. When asked if she had a crush on him, she replied, "No! I wanted to BE him!" For the last 15 years, she got her wish, in a way, by having a home in the mountains with horses. ... Read more»

Memorial service set for Ann Day

A public memorial service has been scheduled for Saturday for former Pima County Supervisor Ann Day, who was killed in a weekend car crash allegedly caused by a drunk driver.... Read more»

Driver charged with DUI in crash that killed ex-Supe Ann Day

The man who was behind the wheel of a car that crossed a median and struck the car driven by Ann Day, killing the former Pima County supervisor, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter and DUI. Jarrad Barnes, 24, was released from the hospital Saturday night and booked into the Pima County Jail... Read more»

Former Pima Supervisor Ann Day dead in Foothills car crash

Ann Day, part of a ranching family that left a political impact on Southern Arizona and the nation, was killed in a car crash on East Ina Road on Saturday morning.... Read more»

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