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McSally-Sinema debate likely to attract attention around the U.S.

When Arizona Senate candidates Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema face off in a live debate Monday night, people from around the globe will likely be tuning in – or least catching the highlights.... Read more»

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Haitian earthquake

Haiti: Missionaries charged with child kidnapping

When the American Baptist missionaries came into this small village perched above the destroyed capital, Maggie Moise willingly gave away her 9-year-old twins.... Read more»

Gannett CEO gets $250K raise

The new president of Gannett Inc. - former publisher of the Tucson Citizen and current owner of TucsonCitizen.com and partner in Tucson Newspapers - was given a $250,000 raise, says Gannett Blog.... Read more»7

Minneapolis

Delta adds second Twin Cities flight

Delta Air Lines will add a second nonstop flight to Minneapolis begining Feb. 12.... Read more»1

Census Super Bowl ad doesn't add up for McCain

Sen. McCain doesn't much approve of the Census Bureau's purchase of a $2.5 million Super Bowl ad. He says the expense is "completely out of touch." The Census says the ad "will carry great weight with viewers."... Read more»2

Comic: Pakistan

Pentagon names 14-year-old commander of drone fleet

Sometimes you've got to call in the real experts.... Read more»

Border security

Obama's budget would scale back border security projects

President Obama's plans to scale back some border security plans enacted after 9/11 are drawing fire.... Read more»1

Expanding horizons

Saudi women revel in online lives

Saudi women moved into cyberspace at a much faster clip than men. The Internet provides a virtual leap over the many restrictions they face and connects them as never before to the outside world.... Read more»

Sweet deal for Diageo

Lobbyists distill tax break for foreign rum maker

A transfer of billions of dollars in federal aid from public projects in Puerto Rico to one of the world's largest liquor conglomerates over the next 30 years continues to move forward without any objection from Congress.... Read more»1

Gun control

Proposed Az gun laws would ease concealed weapons requirements

Gun owners will have fewer restrictions in Arizona if state legislators have their way.... Read more»1

Dutch crack down on marijuana tourism

After 30 years of high times, Amsterdam continues to attract waves of tourists eager to smoke a reefer or two without having to look out for the cops. However Dutch attitudes are changing. Restrictions on cannabis sales are tighter, while youngsters seem indifferent to the coffee shops' charms.... Read more»

Don't ask, don't tell

'Don't ask, don't care:' Where gays do serve - openly - in the military

In many corners of the world, the policy on gays in the military could be labeled this way: "Don't Ask, Don't Care." In the military establishments of more than 30 countries, including U.S. allies such as Israel, Canada and the United Kingdom, gays and lesbians are allowed to openly serve in their country's military.... Read more»2

Comic: Seventeen words for snow

The science teacher

Without even knowing it, these lucky learners are receiving lessons in chemistry, probability, AND malevolence!... Read more»

Guinness world record?

Tucson's 'Giant George' might be world's tallest dog

Giant George, a 4-year-old blue Great Dane, could be the world's tallest dog - and he lives in Tucson. His owners are awaiting world from Guinness officials on whether George is a record-setter.... Read more»

Health

Medical journal retracts study linking autism, vaccines

The Lancet has formally retracted a controversial paper published 12 years ago that purported the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine causes autism. ... Read more»

Arizona government

Legal ad print requirement facing questions

In a digital age, should Arizona taxpayers have to continue covering the cost of publishing public notices in newspapers?... Read more»

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