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A 'We're with you Newtown. From your friends in Tucson, Arizona' banner was inscribed with thousands of messages.

A day of smiles and sunshine is how many Tucsonans spent Saturday, in a moving memorial to the victims of the Jan. 8, 2011 shootings meant to lift both feet and spirits. The mayor Zumba'd up a sweat, thousands wrote messages to be delivered to Newtown, Conn., and U.S. Rep. Ron Barber said he recalls the attack like clockwork every Saturday. (with video) Read more» 1

The Remembering January 8 Committee, composed of some of the survivors and family members of victims of the 2011 Tucson shooting—including U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, released an open letter to those affected by last week's shooting incident in Aurora, Colo. Read more»

The day-long series of BEYOND events ended as they began, with prayers and song and quiet togetherness. About 300 people gathered at Kino Stadium as daylight slipped away listening to speakers and singing along to "Amazing Grace." (with full video) Read more»

Ross Zimmerman, father of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' aide Gabe Zimmerman, who was killed Jan. 8, reads during the Festival of Democracy on Saturday at Pima Community College West. Tucsonans gathered at the school for a reading of the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution — part of the daylong communitywide BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit event.

Tucsonans showed their strength as a community and commitment to health by commemorating the events of Jan. 8 in a positive way Saturday in a series of communitywide events known as BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit. Read more» 1

Tucsonans participate in a dance at BEYOND's main event Saturday at Reid Park.

Tucsonans gathered Saturday morning at Reid Park’s DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center to commemorate the victims of the Jan. 8 shooting and to celebrate health and unity — the goal of the BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit main event. Read more»

More than 100 people gathered at Tucson Medical Center for the sunrise meditation, the opening event of BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit — a day of events to remember the events of Jan. 8 and how that day united the community.

As the sun started its morning rise, more than 100 people gathered at the Tucson Medical Center's labyrinth and centering garden to remember last year's Jan. 8 shooting. Read more»

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The Tucson community will honor the victims and heroes of Jan. 8 with BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit, a day full of events in and around the city that include outdoor activities and a celebration of democracy. Read more»

Inspired by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ Congress on Your Corner events, like the one she held on Jan. 8, 2011, Pima Community College will celebrate Giffords, the Constitution and the community with a Festival of Democracy on Saturday at the school’s West Campus. Read more»

Today on Buckmaster - Arizona State Treasurer Doug Ducey has an update on the state's financial situation. Also, Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Then, Tucson filmmaker Eric Schumacher talks about restoring Arizona's movie-making greatness. Plus, Ross Zimmerman, father of slain congressional aide Gabe Zimmerman and Neal Cash, CEO of the Community Partnership of Southern Arizona, discuss the events planned for this weekend's BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit. Read more»