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Historic Miracle Mile gears up for Open House tours

The 5th Annual Historic Miracle Mile Open House and Tour kicks off Friday night with a sock hop and neon-sign lighting at Pima Community College's Downtown Campus.... Read more»1

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TUSD parents urged to register for fall school bus service

Tucson Unified School District has kicked off its Get on the Bus campaign to remind parents they have until May 15 to register their children for school transportation for the 2012-2013 school year.... Read more»0

UA group to fire up kiln, re-create ancient Greek pottery

University of Arizona faculty and students will fire up a wood-fired kiln to demonstrate ancient Greek pottery-making Friday at St. Augustine's Catholic High School.... Read more»0

Kids gear up to Walk n' Roll to school

Students around Tucson won't be hiding inside this Friday the 13th when they walk, ride, skate and scooter to school to improve Pima County's air quality in the annual Walk n' Roll to School Day.... Read more»0

Electric drag racing powers into Tucson

Tucson Clean Cities has partnered with Bookmans to bring electric vehicle drag racing to Tucson for the first time.... Read more»0

Rise in Pima County pollution predicted for summer

Rising summer temperatures and increased vehicle emissions can cause the formation of a pollutant called "ground-level zone" that can cause short-term health effects.... Read more»0

City Hall will turn lights off for Earth Hour

Tucson will join cities around the world when lights are switched off to spotlight climate change during Earth Hour 2012 on Saturday. ... Read more»1

Saguaro Nat'l Park to honor Civilian Conservation Corps

Saguaro National Park is hosting the 3rd Annual Civilian Conservation Corps Recognition Day this Saturday to honor the Corps' contributions to U.S. national parks.... Read more»0

Pima College, parade to honor fallen troops, veterans

Two events this weekend will honor America's active duty military, veterans and those who died serving the United States in Iraq and Afghanistan.... Read more»0

Rockets to soar into desert sky this weekend

The Southern Arizona Rocketry Association is holding their 7th Annual Winter Rocket Launch this weekend which will include several launch events and over 1,000 rockets soaring into the sky.... Read more»0

Nonprofits want to help many in Pima County buy homes

Pima County residents with low- to moderate-incomes who hope to purchase a home can learn how local nonprofits can help at an open house Saturday.... Read more»0

Saguaro Nat'l Park plans to re-route Carrillo Trail

Saguaro National Park will hold an open house meeting this Thursday to discuss changes being made to the Carrillo Trail.... Read more»0

TUSD to offer info on proposed extracurricular fee hikes

Parents can weigh in on Tucson Unified School District's proposed fee increases for extracurricular activities during several presentations throughout March.... Read more»0

Moda Provocateur

Fashion show helps AIDS foundation

The ninth annual Moda Provocateur fashion show drew a full house at the TCC's Grand Ballroom on Sunday night to raise money for the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation. (with photo gallery)... Read more»0

Modern Streetcar contractor chosen

Old Pueblo Trackworks has been chosen to head the construction for the Modern Streetcar. The public can learn more about the project at three pre-construction open houses to be held Tuesday through Thursday.... Read more»0

Moda Provocateur brings fashion, charity together

After a year's worth of planning, designing and styling, couture and charity will come together for the ninth annual Moda Provocateur fashion show Sunday.... Read more»0

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