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How to bridge the political divide at the holiday dinner table

Sure, America is divided, but income inequality and an economy favoring the rich may be issues families can agree on over holiday dinner — if we can get over our tribal divides.... Read more»

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Ducey: Pause in appreciation at Thanksgiving table

This week, as Arizonans gather and reconnect with family and friends to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, and later the leftovers, as we cheer for our favorite football teams and dust off the Christmas decorations — we're reminded of the many blessings God has provided us with. ... Read more»

Store it, don't pour it: Keep pipes free from cooking grease

Pouring cooking grease and oil down the drain can clog your pipes. Instead, bring it to Pima County's drop-off locations — it'll be converted to biodiesel fuel.... Read more»

Experts urge troop withdrawal; DHS repeats need to ‘harden’ border

National security experts and former military officials called on the administration to bring active-duty troops home from the border for Thanksgiving and end what they called a “needless” and politically motivated deployment.... Read more»

Tucson buses to run Sunday schedule for Thanksgiving

Transit service for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, will be as follows:... Read more»

No holiday for fliers: Sky Harbor likely among busiest for Thanksgiving

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is expected to be among the 10 busiest airports in the nation this Thanksgiving, when as many as 27.3 million people are expected to board a U.S. airline for their holiday travel.... Read more»

Weekend events to kickstart your holiday season

A roundup of events to get you in the mood for the holidays.... Read more»

What's open, what's closed for Thanksgiving

As the nation celebrates Thanksgiving Thursday, many government services and private businesses will be closed. Here's what you need to know:... Read more»

A very vegetarian Thanksgiving: Local businesses adjust to new customers

In addition to the president, millions of others will pardon turkeys from the imminent threat of Thanksgiving this year. The vegetarian market for Thanksgiving has grown in both popularity and profit – a trend that’s beginning to take off in the Valley.... Read more»

What's open, what's closed for Thanksgiving

As the nation celebrates Thanksgiving Thursday, many government services and private businesses will be closed. Here's what you need to know:... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Walk a shelter dog on Thanksgiving

An interview with state Sen. Al Melvin, Republican gubernatorial candidate. Also, Barbara Brown, V.P. of Program Services & Community Initiatives for the Community Foundation for Southern arizona. Plus, Jose Ocano, volunteer coordinator for Pima Animal Care Center.... Read more»

Guest opinion

A Thanksgiving tale of freedom

During Thanksgiving, many of us reach way back in our memory banks to recall grade school lessons about the Pilgrims. Many of us were taught that they prospered once they learned American horticulture, but there's more to the story. The Pilgrims continued to suffer from famine. It turns out it was of their own making. The Pilgrims practiced communism.... Read more»

Democratic Diva

Shop local, not big-box, on Black Friday

I’m asking you to consider forgoing Walmart (and other big box stores) on Black Friday. And I like the idea of patronizing local businesses so much that I may just venture out to do some shopping in them this Friday, at a reasonable hour. ... Read more»

Brewer: Happy Thanksgiving

On this eve of Thanksgiving, I wish all Arizonans a bountiful and safe holiday.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: TIA urges locals to fly from Tucson rather than Phx

Mary Davis of Tucson International Airport previewed the busy Thanksgiving travel season. Then, Grand Canyon Institute fellow Dr. Karen Smith broke down her study on how Arizona farmers can improve yields with less water, plus: Guy Gelbart, director of the Tucson-based Israel Center.... Read more»

185 popped for holiday DUIs

The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force has arrested 185 alleged drunken drivers over the past three weeks, police said.... Read more»

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