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Thanksgiving will delay trash pick up, close Tucson gov't offices

Government offices — like the city of Tucson's — will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday.... Read more»

Tucson airport holiday travel nears pre-pandemic levels

As Tucson air travel returns to prepandemic levels, passengers with plans to fly from Tucson International Airport are asked to allow extra time for safety measures. ... Read more»

Pack your patience: Holiday travel could reach pre-pandemic levels

Thanksgiving is historically the busiest time of the year for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and despite the lingering effects of the pandemic, airport officials expect that to be the case again next week. ... Read more»

Veterans Day will delay trash pick up, close Tucson gov't offices

Veterans Day holiday means trash collection in Tucson will be delayed by a day and city offices will be closed.... Read more»

Biden signs law making Juneteenth a new federal holiday

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, declaring a legal public holiday annually on June 19, the date of the end of slavery in the U.S.... Read more»

Arizona's Korematsu Day remembers WWII Japanese internment camps

Nearly eight decades after the United States forced Japanese Americans into prison camps during World War II, Arizona designated Jan. 30 as Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution to recognize the efforts of a man who turned his pain into a lifetime of activism for equity and inclusion.... Read more»

As holiday crowds packed tourist spots, fears rose of COVID-19 spread

Memorial Day weekend crowds that one official said were “off the charts” at Arizona vacation spots have health experts worried that tourist behavior could lead to an increase of COVID-19 of cases.... Read more»

Cold turkey: Chilly and wet Thanksgiving expected across Arizona

Another cold and wet week is setting up across Arizona, which, unfortunately, will affect the Thanksgiving holiday. The approaching storm looks to be the biggest to take aim at the state so far this winter season, making for messy holiday travel.... Read more»

The Conversation

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»

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»

Free adoptions for 'Clear the Shelter' event this holiday weekend

During the Fourth of July, the Pima County Animal Care Center takes in an increased number of pets. From July 1 - 3, they will offer free adoptions to clear the shelter. ... Read more»

Brewer: Happy Thanksgiving

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