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Juan Rocha works on a painting of his likeness on the overpass mural.

"Inside the Overpass," a mural at the intersection of 29th Street and Columbus Boulevard will be unveiled Wednesday. It is the result of two years of youth-driven work from the Boys & Girls Club. Read more»

Eric Huettner is crowned 'Taco-Eating Champion' after downing almost six tacos.

Tucson's premiere taco festival drew thousands to Rillito Downs on Saturday, where cold drinks, and spicy salsas kept the crowd's stomachs satisfied. Read more»

The Bureau of Land Management will hold a wild horse and burro adoption event at the Pima County Fairgrounds starting Friday.

The Bureau of Land Management is holding a wild horse and burro adoption at the Pima County Fairgrounds starting Friday. Read more»

Admission to the Tucson Taco Festival is $10 and free for kids under 12.

Rillito Downs will be the site of Tucson's first Taco Festival on Saturday and includes a tequila expo, a kids' area, a margarita competition, and thousands of tacos made by local eateries. Read more»

About 200 people attended a vigil in Midtown Tucson on Sunday night for the Isabel Mercedes Celis, who has been missing since Saturday morning.

Family, friends and supporters attended a vigil Sunday night for missing 6-year-old Isabel Mercedes Celis, who was reported missing from her Midtown home on Saturday morning. Read more»

As the sun set, the neon lights of the Spring Fling attractions light the sky.

Despite chilly temperatures and a slight breeze, teenagers, families and thrill-seekers headed to the annual University of Arizona hosted Spring Fling on Friday. Read more»

Republican CD8 candidates (from left) Frank Antenori, Dave Sitton, Martha McSally and Jesse Kelly face off at Thursday's final debate in Green Valley before the special primary election Tuesday.

Jesse Kelly, Martha McSally, Frank Antenori and Dave Sitton faced off in the final CD8 Republican debate before Tuesday's special primary. Read more» 3

A BK Carne Asada & Hot Dogs vendor dishes up food during a 2nd Saturdays Downtown.

Second Saturdays will adjust the locations of several stages and vendors in light of Modern Streetcar Project closures. Read more»

Linda Nguyen and Fernando Villa, Tucson High School juniors, take a turn on the giant slide set up on the UA Mall on Wednesday.

The annual Spring Fling starts Thursday at 4 p.m. at Rillito Downs. The carnival promises rides, music, games and deep-fried Twinkies. Read more»

The Tucson Pima Arts Council has highlighted the achievements of more than 100 local individuals in the art community through the annual Lumies awards.

The nomination period for the annual Lumies Arts and Business Awards closes Thursday, April 12. The awards recognize local artists, organizations, educators and business partners. "It’s an effort to recognize the outstanding artists in the community who are not recognized at the state level." Read more»

Fr. Robert Elias Barcelos, playing Jesus, drags a wooden cross through the street. The procession often stopped for whippings and ridicule from the guards and crowd.

The annual Passion of Good Friday reenactment drew more than 800 people to downtown Tucson's St. Augustine Cathedral on Friday afternoon. Read more»

Homeowners and tenants in pre-1978 houses who qualify will receive an average of $8,400 to help rid their households of lead.

A grant from the the Department of Housing and Urban Development hopes to help Tucson's low-income families eliminate lead hazards in their homes over the next three years. Read more»

Tucson Clean and Beautiful will collect old computers, televisions and small appliances in its first electronic recycling collection of 2012. Read more»

The Arizona Trail spans 817 miles from the Mexican border to the Utah border.

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking input on creating a maintenance plan for the Arizona Trail in workshops Monday through Thursday. Read more»

Rep. Raúl Grijalva will host a foreclosure prevention workshop on March 10.

Tucsonans faced with the loss of a home can attend a free foreclosure prevention workshop March 10 hosted by U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva. Read more»

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