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A poster designed by Matt McCoy promotes this year's Cyclovia.

Cyclovia returns with not one, but two opportunities for bikers and pedestrians alike to get active and cruise the streets of Tucson. Read more»

An undergraduate at the University of Arizona is taking over Operation Wolfhound, an international service dog program for veterans. Read more»

Comin' Home, a transitional housing program for veterans, found new digs as CODAC Behavioral Health Services formally took over the agency last month. Read more»

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Interfaith Community Services is hosting a luncheon, "Out of the Blue: Understanding Depression," on Feb. 28 to educate Southern Arizona clergy on helping those affected by the mental illness. Read more»

In another example of solidarity between Tucson and Newtown, a banner covered with messages from Southern Arizonans was sent to Connecticut after the second anniversary of the Jan. 8 shootings. The banner was hung from a railroad bridge on Church Hill Road, which leads to Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The Tucson-based Ben's Bells Project is adding another chapter to their story of spreading kindness. This one takes place in Newtown, Conn., where not even a blizzard could keep founder Jeannette Maré from warming the hearts of residents. Read more»

Marana, Sahuarita, and South Tucson must register by Monday to vote in the March 12 election that will see ballot questions in Marana and South Tucson and council primaries in all three locations. Read more»

A healthcare model that pays doctors for keeping their patients out of the hospital is coming to Tucson. A partnership between Arizona Connected Care and UnitedHealthcare has the potential to improve the quality of healthcare and reduce costs for more than 180,000 Pima County residents. Read more» 1

Dr. Otmar von Verschuer examines twins at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute. As the head of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute’s Department for Human Heredity, Verschuer, a physician and geneticist, examined hundreds of pairs of twins to study whether criminality, feeble-mindedness, tuberculosis, and cancer were inheritable. In 1927, he recommended the forced sterilization of the 'mentally and morally subnormal.' Verschuer typified those academics whose interest in Germany’s 'national regeneration' provided motivation for their research.

Never forget. Each year on Jan. 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, those murdered in the Holocaust are remembered on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945. Read more» 1

Sheppard performing surgery in Jan. 2012 on a 2-year-old Honduran boy whose hand was nearly cut in half by a machete.

A University of Arizona hand surgeon is making an eighth annual trip to Honduras, where he will perform surgery for underprivileged locals. But this year, Dr. Joseph Sheppard will not only be using his hands to reconstruct fingers, but to block soccer balls. Read more»

Actors during a 2012 Dillinger Days reenactment.

Hotel Congress' "Dillinger Days" returns this weekend, bringing back memories of bootleggers, bankrobbers and straight bourbon. Read more»