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A "community listening session" hosted by Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes on Tuesday in Tucson will focus on the proposed $25 billion merger between grocery giants Albertsons and Kroger — owners of stores such as Safeway and Fry's. Read more»

Whether it's the lilting strains of a classic folk song or the pounding of three-chord punk rock — or the omnipresent U2 — the music of the small island of Ireland has influenced artists throughout the world. So raise a glass of Guinness, tap your toe or even get up and dance a bit as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day with song. Read more»

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday morning for most of the United States, but Arizona residents won't have to switch their clocks — we don't observe DST. Read more»

In a split vote Tuesday, the Pima County Board of Supervisors approved the Libertarian Party's request to appoint a perennial fringe political candidate and outspoken Holocaust denier as a precinct committeeman. Read more»

Big flakes in a 2019 snowstorm in Tucson.

Snow could fall across Southern Arizona overnight Wednesday, with flakes accumulating as low as 2,500 feet and the Tucson metro area seeing anything from a trace to 1-3 inches. High winds, with gusts of 55 mph or more, are forecast. Read more»

Snow on Mt. Lemmon at the end of December

The Catalina and Rincon mountains, and other ranges across Southeast Arizona, could be blanketed with snow this week as three winter storms are expected to cross the region. Monday and Tuesday, snow is forecast above 5,000 feet. Read more»

Every Feb. 2, it's time for the obligatory Groundhog Day story. Let's just not think about doing 2020 all over again. Or 2021. Or even 2022. Read more»

Journalism is best when pursued with purpose. As an independent mission-driven nonprofit, the Tucson Sentinel.com tackles our community's biggest issues. We shine a light on this town because we love it. Read more»

An event next week will honor Lydia Reis, the "Umbrella Lady" known for strolling along streets in Northwest Tucson who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in early January. Read more»

Snow on Mt. Lemmon at the end of December

Temperatures will drop below 32 degrees across much of the Tucson region again Tuesday overnight, with a hard freeze warning in effect from 1-8 a.m. Tuesday for the metro area and parts of the Tohono O'odham Nation and Pinal County. Read more»

Snow on Mt. Lemmon at the end of December

Snow was falling across parts of the Tucson area Monday morning, with more flurries possible as temperatures drop below freezing overnight across much of the region. Read more»

Flags should be flown at half-staff through sunset on Thursday in honor of the victims of the mass shooting this weekend in Monterey Park, Calif, ordered President Biden and Arizona Gov. Hobbs. Read more»

Monday, the nation remembers Martin Luther King Jr. Perhaps the greatest of his speeches, from a man renowned for his uplifting words, was one given extemporaneously on the last night of his life, April 3, 1968: "I've Been to the Mountaintop." Read more»

Protesters outside the Pima County Jail in February 2022.

A 26-year-old Tucson man, Yunan Tutu, being held at the Pima County Jail pending restoration to "competency" to stand trial, was found dead Tuesday by a doctor after guards reported he was not eating. Sources told the Sentinel that Tutu had been "eating feces for a couple of months." Read more»

Supervisor Adelita Grijalva at a March 2022 meeting of the county board.

The Pima County Board of Supervisors is set to choose its officers next week, and Sup. Adelita Grijalva looks set to be the first to count to three, taking up the gavel from Chair Sharon Bronson. Read more»

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