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2019-02-08 \Tucson\Business Directory\C\Computer Repair\
: Geeks 2 You Computer Repair Tucson https://geeks2you.com/locations/computer
5671 N. Oracle Rd #1107
520-222-8000
Geeks 2 You performs computer repair in Tucson. Our computer repair geeks come to your home or business and repair your computer. We offer same day computer repair service, and travel all over Tucson. We fix computers in: Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Foothills ... read more

2018-05-28 \Tucson\Business Directory\R\Real Estate - All\
New Concept Property Management
7301 E 22nd St Ste. 11W
(520) 551-7247
As the premier property management company in Tucson, Arizona we can get top dollar for your rental home. If you are looking for a professional to manage your rental home or investment property, trust the experienced managers at New Concept Property Management ... read more

2018-05-28 \Tucson\Business Directory\R\Real Estate - Commercial & Investment\
New Concept Property Management https://www.newconceptproperties.com/
7301 E 22nd St Ste. 11W
(520) 551-7247
New Concept Property Management is Tucson's premier property management company. As a property manager in southern Arizona we can rent your home or investment property for you.

2018-05-28 \Tucson\Business Directory\R\Real Estate Management\
New Concept Property Management https://www.newconceptproperties.com
7301 E 22nd St Ste. 11W
(520) 551-7247
New Concept Property Management is a top home rental management in Tucson, Arizona. If you are looking for a Tucson property manager to rent your home for top dollar without any stress, contact us today.

2018-02-20 \Tucson\Business Directory\M\Massage Therapy\
Greentoes Tucson https://www.greentoestucson.com
529 N. 6th Avenue
520-777-6281
Greentoes is a premier day spa in Tucson offering massage therapy, facials, manicures and pedicures, waxing and more. They are located in the heart of Tucson by the University of Arizona campus. They also offer environmentally conscious skin care treatments ... read more

2018-02-14 \Tucson\Business Directory\L\Lawyers - Criminal Law\
Doug Taylor Law https://dougtaylorlaw.com
271 N Stone Ave, Tucson
(520) 884-5206
Doug Taylor is one of the leading criminal defense attorneys in Tucson, AZ. He can represent you if you need help with a DUI, felony, misdemeanor, traffic ticket or any other criminal defense needs. If you've been charged with a crime in Tucson, please ... read more

2017-12-28 \Tucson\Business Directory\M\Movers\
Moving Services, Inc. http://www.movingservicesaz.com
943 E 17th St
(520) 622-7676
Tucson's best local and long distance movers can help you with all of your moving needs. They have an A+ BBB Rating and have been in business for over 30 years. The staff is very professional and courteous. They take great care to handle all of your furniture ... read more

2017-12-14 \Tucson\Business Directory\H\Health Services\
Tony Martin Limb & Brace https://tmlbonline.com
5721 E 5th St #1
520-790-7755
Tony Martin Limb & Brace is Tucson's leading provider of orthotics and prosthetics. We also offer knee braces for knee pain, back braces for back pain and diabetic shoes.

2017-12-14 \Tucson\Business Directory\I\Internet Marketing Services\
Tucson SEO Pros https://tucsonseopros.com
7002 E Hayne Pl
520-485-9942
Tucson SEO Pros is the leading search engine optimization service in southern Arizona. If you are looking to outrank your competitors on Google, get more traffic to your website and generate more sales, contact us. Search engine marketing changes all ... read more

2017-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 29 2013\
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2017-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 29 2013\
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2017-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 29 2013\
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2017-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 29 2013\
Mount Lemmon highway access limited due to snow (starnet-local) : jersey numbers zero jersey numbers zero
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2017-11-21 \Tucson\Business Directory\I\Internet Marketing Services\
Tucson SEO Pros https://tucsonseopros.com
7002 E Hayne Pl
520-485-9942
SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Website Design, Internet Marketing and more.
Tucson's number one ranked SEO provider.

2017-11-21 \Tucson\Business Directory\I\Internet Marketing Services\
Tucson SEO Pros https://tucsonseopros.com
7002 E Hayne Pl
520-485-9942
SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Website Design, Internet Marketing and more.
Tucson's number one ranked SEO provider.

2017-11-21 \Tucson\Business Directory\
Tucson SEO Pros https://tucsonseopros.com
7002 E Hayne Pl
520-485-9942
Tucson's local SEO (search engine optimization), website design, and digital marketing firm.
Ranked number one for Seo in Tucson.

2017-11-17 \Tucson\Housing\
Affordable Tucson New Homes https://www.lgihomes.com/landing.cfm?id=
Move-in to your brand new home with $0 down financing in multiple Tucson area communities. High-quality construction, low monthly payments, and up to $10,000 worth of included upgrades.

2017-11-17 \Tucson\Business Directory\W\Web Site Design Services\
CS Design Studios - Tucson Web Design https://www.csdesignstudios.com
6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd. #23
520-908-6088
CS Design Studios is a digital conversion agency in Tucson, Arizona. We have a host of services which include responsive website design & development, reputation management, search engine optimization, & online advertising. In order to help our customers ... read more

2017-11-17 \Tucson\Business Directory\A\Auto Body Work\
Cutting Edge Collision Center Auto Body Shop & Painting https://www.cuttingedgeref.com/
2626 S 4th Ave
(520) 339-6901

Cutting Edge is a full service body shop that has served Tucson since 2004. In addition to being equipped with the most technologically advanced equipment, our team has the experience and expertise to make sure your vehicle is returned to a like-new ... read more

2017-11-17 \Tucson\Business Directory\P\Plumbers\
Al Coronado Plumbing - Best Tucson Plumbers https://www.alcoronadoplumbing.com/
710 W. Carmen Pl
(520) 834-8400
Al Coronado is a family owned and operated plumbers company which has serviced Arizona since 1981. We take great pride in offering quality plumbing at an affordable rate, which has kept us in business for over 30 years. Customer service is one of our ... read more

2017-11-04 \Tucson\Community\
Volunteering in Tucson http://volunteer.unitedwaytucson.org/
The Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona has an excellent online database of volunteer opportunities.  Get involved in making Tucson a better place!

2017-11-04 \Tucson\Community\
Tucson Community Meetups https://www.meetup.com/topics/communityo
New to Tucson?  Want to get out and about more?  Meetups are a great way to integrate with the Tucson community.  And if you don't see what you're looking for, you can easily start one.

2013-05-05 \Tucson\Schools & Universities\
http://strengthbuilding.org
(520) 546-9296
Depending on who you talk to, Charter schools in Arizona were enabled for the purpose of innovating and improving education; or for destroying the public school system.  In an oppositional political system, probably both have some truth - and perhaps ... read more

2013-04-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\A\Auto Repair & Service\Service & Repair\
Address Change : www.flashautomotive.com
Flash Automotive has ONE location, we have relocated to 8300 E. Valencia Rd #10 Tucson, Az 85747 Phone number remains the same 520 290-9529 Thank you!
Becky (Owner)
Flash Automotive Repair Inc
8300 E. Valencia Rd #10
Tucson, Az 85747
520 290-9529 ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\C\Clothing\Jewelers\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\C\Clothing\Jewelers\
Tucson Jewelry - sublimedesigners.com http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\C\Clothing\Jewelers\
Jewelry Tucson - sublimedesigners.com http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\G\Gifts - All\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\G\Gifts - All\Candles & Candle Equipment & Supplies\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\U\Unclassified\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\J\Jewelers\
Handmade Jewelry - sublimedesigners.com http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\J\Jewelers\Novelty Jewelry Retail\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\J\Jewelers\Designer Jeweler\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\J\Jewelers\Jewelry Wholesale & Manufacturers\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\J\Jewelers\Watches Retail\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\J\Jewelers\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\J\Jewelers\Custom Jewelry Retail\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\C\Clothing\Jewelers\
Sublime Designers http://www.sublimedesigners.com
2324 W Silverbell Tree Dr
800-257-6031
Shop unique handmade jewelry designs, handmade bath and body products & scented home fragrances hand made by Sabrina the owner of Sublime Designers located in Tucson, Arizona. For more information Call 800-257-6031 or visit http://www.sublimedesigners ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\T\Trucking Companies\Trailer Hitches Retail\
Wheel Equipment http://www.wheelequipmenttucson.com
3250 E President St
877-908-3949
Wheel Equipment located in Tucson, Arizona offers trailer parts, trailer axles, trailer tires, trailer brakes, trailer wheels, utility trailer parts, boat trailer parts, travel - RV, equipment & trailer accessories. For more information Call 877-908-3949 ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\A\Auto Parts & Supplies\Retail\
Trailer Accessories - wheelequipmenttucson.com http://www.wheelequipmenttucson.com
3250 E President St
877-908-3949
Wheel Equipment located in Tucson, Arizona offers trailer parts, trailer axles, trailer tires, trailer brakes, trailer wheels, utility trailer parts, boat trailer parts, travel - RV, equipment & trailer accessories. For more information Call 877-908-3949 ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\A\Auto Parts & Supplies\Retail\
Trailer Axles - wheelequipmenttucson.com http://www.wheelequipmenttucson.com
3250 E President St
877-908-3949
Wheel Equipment located in Tucson, Arizona offers trailer parts, trailer axles, trailer tires, trailer brakes, trailer wheels, utility trailer parts, boat trailer parts, travel - RV, equipment & trailer accessories. For more information Call 877-908-3949 ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\A\Auto Parts & Supplies\Retail\
Trailer Parts - wheelequipmenttucson.com http://www.wheelequipmenttucson.com
3250 E President St
877-908-3949
Wheel Equipment located in Tucson, Arizona offers trailer parts, trailer axles, trailer tires, trailer brakes, trailer wheels, utility trailer parts, boat trailer parts, travel - RV, equipment & trailer accessories. For more information Call 877-908-3949 ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\A\Auto Parts & Supplies\Retail\
Wheel Equipment Inc. http://www.wheelequipmenttucson.com
3250 E President St
877-908-3949
Wheel Equipment located in Tucson, Arizona offers trailer parts, trailer axles, trailer tires, trailer brakes, trailer wheels, utility trailer parts, boat trailer parts, travel - RV, equipment & trailer accessories. For more information Call 877-908-3949 ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\T\Trucking Companies\Trailer Hitches Retail\
Wheel Equipment Inc. http://www.wheelequipmenttucson.com
3250 E President St
877-908-3949
Wheel Equipment located in Tucson, Arizona offers trailer parts, trailer axles, trailer tires, trailer brakes, trailer wheels, utility trailer parts, boat trailer parts, travel - RV, equipment & trailer accessories. For more information Call 877-908-3949 ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\T\Trucking Companies\Truck Bodies Repair & Painting\
Professional Trailer Repair http://www.professionaltrailerrepair.com
3214 E President St
520-295-0316
Professional Trailer Repair is located in Tucson, Arizona. We provide repair on all types of trailers ranging from horse, equipment, rv, utility, car, landscape, boat, semi, and atv trailers. For more information call 520-295-0316 or visit http://www ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\S\Swimming Pool Equipment & Supplies\Dealers\
ASAP PUMP Co. http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\P\Plumbing Contractors\Septic Tanks & Systems Contractors & Dealers\
ASAP PUMP Co. http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\I\Industrial & Commercial Machinery\Pumps Service & Repair\
ASAP PUMP Co. http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\I\Industrial & Commercial Machinery\
ASAP PUMP Co. http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\I\Industrial & Commercial Machinery\Pumps- Parts- & Supplies\
ASAP PUMP Co. http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\I\Industrial & Commercial Machinery\Rebuilding- Service- & Repair\
ASAP PUMP Repair - asappump.com http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\W\Water & Sewage Companies\
ASAP Pump Parts - asappump.com http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\W\Water & Sewage Companies\Water & Sewage Companies\
ASAP Pump Systems - asappump.com http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\S\Swimming Pool Equipment & Supplies\
ASAP PUMP Co. http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\E\Environmental & Ecological Conservation\Solar Energy Contractors\
ASAP PUMP Co. http://www.asappump.com
3207 E President St
520-889-9145
ASAP PUMP Co. located in Tucson, Arizona offers pump systems, pump parts, and a pump repair service. We have sewage pumps, sump pumps, pond pumps, pool pumps, water garden products, wastewater pumps. Your best resource for commercial grade pumps and pump ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\T\Truck Repairing & Service\
Professional Trailer Repair http://www.professionaltrailerrepair.com
3214 E President St
520-295-0316
Professional Trailer Repair is located in Tucson, Arizona. We provide repair on all types of trailers ranging from horse, equipment, rv, utility, car, landscape, boat, semi, and atv trailers. For more information call 520-295-0316 or visit http://www ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\T\
Professional Trailer Repair http://www.professionaltrailerrepair.com
3214 E President St
520-295-0316
Professional Trailer Repair is located in Tucson, Arizona. We provide repair on all types of trailers ranging from horse, equipment, rv, utility, car, landscape, boat, semi, and atv trailers. For more information call 520-295-0316 or visit http://www ... read more

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\
Personally Delivered http://www.personallydelivered.com
9601 E Rand Pl
866-427-4337
Personally Delivered is a supplier of adult diapers, adult pull ups, adult briefs, adult incontinence products for men and women. For more information you can call 866-427-4337 or visit http://www.personallydelivered.com

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\H\
Adult Diapers, Adult Pull Ups, Adult Briefs, Adult Incontinence Products http://www.personallydelivered.com
9601 E Rand Pl
866-427-4337
Personally Delivered is a supplier of adult diapers, adult pull ups, adult briefs, adult incontinence products for men and women. For more information you can call 866-427-4337 or visit http://www.personallydelivered.com

2013-03-10 \Tucson\Business Directory\H\
Adult Diaper http://www.personallydelivered.com
9601 E Rand Pl
866-427-4337
Personally Delivered is a supplier of adult diapers, adult pull ups, adult briefs, adult incontinence products for men and women. For more information you can call 866-427-4337 or visit http://www.personallydelivered.com

Man dies in Hawaii after reported shark attack

Sun, 26 May 2019

MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack. Authorities say shark warning signs were being posted in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died Saturday morning. The signs will remain in place until at least noon Sunday. The man’s name has not been released.

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Vandy powers past LSU 13-4 and into SEC championship game

Sun, 26 May 2019

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ty Duvall drove in four runs and Ethan Paul three, powering Vanderbilt into the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game with a 13-4 victory over LSU on Saturday. The top-seeded Commodores (48-10), chasing their third SEC Tournament title and first since 2007, face defending champion Mississippi on Sunday. The Rebels defeated Georgia […]

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Red Sox LHP Price leaves in 1st with illness

Sun, 26 May 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price lasted three batters and 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning Saturday night. It was the shortest start of Price’s career and his shortest outing of any kind since Sept. 18, […]

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Nido homers in 13th, Ramos homers twice as Mets beat Tigers

Sun, 26 May 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Tomás Nido homered against Buck Farmer leading off the 13th inning, Wilson Ramos homered twice and the New York Mets beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 Saturday for another comeback victory during this wild homestand. Nido drove a 2-0 pitch from Farmer (3-4) narrowly over the wall in right-center, ending a game […]

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TPD searching for missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son

Sun, 26 May 2019

Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating 92-year-old Ismael Ruiz, and his 61-year-old son, David Ruiz.

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Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court

Sun, 26 May 2019

The Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making a series of critical statements about President Trump.

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Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast

Sun, 26 May 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the coast of Florida shortly after it was approached by U.S. military jets. News outlets report that Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport air traffic controllers lost communication with the Cessna business jet Friday afternoon, prompting […]

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Nets hire Hawks' Peterson as assistant general manager

Sun, 26 May 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jeff Peterson as their assistant general manager. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who was hired as the New Orleans Pelicans’ GM. Peterson spent seven seasons in the front office of the Atlanta Hawks, the last three as assistant general manager. He worked there with Brooklyn coach Kenny […]

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The Latest: Senate exits after fruitless day of impasse

Sat, 25 May 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action in the Arizona Legislature on a state budget (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The Arizona Senate has adjourned after a fruitless deal pursuing a deal on a state budget that has already passed the House. Senate President Karen Fann started Saturday hopeful she could persuade a handful of […]

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The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

Sat, 25 May 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European elections. In the Irish votes […]

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The Latest: Abe drives Trump around golf course near Tokyo

Sat, 25 May 2019

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drove President Donald Trump around the Mobara Country Club in a golf cart as they met to play another round. Trump arrived at the course, which is located south of Tokyo, via the […]

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Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns hero

Sat, 25 May 2019

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. After flying back from Everest to Kathmandu, Kami Rita was greeted by the waiting crowd at the airport. His wife hugged him and […]

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Update on the latest sports

Sat, 25 May 2019

MLB-SCHEDULE Twins hammer Chisox UNDATED (AP) _ The Minnesota Twins are continuing to run away from the rest of the American League Central after improving to a major league-best 35-16. C.J. Cron (krohn) and Ehire (AY'-ray) Adrianza drove in four runs apiece to back Kyle Gibson in the Twins' 8-1 rout of the White Sox. […]

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Marte homers again as Diamondbacks rout Giants 10-4

Sat, 25 May 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas was adamant that he scored before the Giants completed an inning-ending double play in the first, quickly calling for Arizona manager Tory Lovullo to ask for a replay. Vargas’ headfirst dive into home plate in the third wasn’t nearly as close and highlighted another big day by the Diamondbacks […]

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Nwogu, Michigan beat Nebraska 18-8 to stay alive in Big Ten

Sat, 25 May 2019

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Nwogu had three hits and knocked in four runs to help Michigan defeat Nebraska 18-8 in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal round on Saturday. The teams will play again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to the championship game Sunday. Jack Blomgren and Christan Bullock both had three hits for […]

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Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12

Sat, 25 May 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3 on Saturday in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal round. The teams will meet again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to the championship game Sunday. The Red Raiders (39-16) broke the game open […]

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Kessinger, bullpen lead Ole Miss past Georgia 5-3 in semis

Sat, 25 May 2019

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Grae Kessinger had three hits, including a two-run homer, to help lead Mississippi to a 5-3 win over Georgia Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Rebels (37-24) advanced to Sunday’s championship game seeking a second straight SEC Tournament title and fourth overall. Kessinger’s homer in the fifth […]

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Estrada's 2 homers lead Minnesota past Ohio State in Big Ten

Sat, 25 May 2019

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eduardo Estrada hit two homers to help Minnesota defeat Ohio State 9-6 in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal round on Saturday. The teams will meet again on Saturday night, with the winner playing in the title game Sunday. Max Meyer threw 5 2/3 shutout innings to earn the win for Minnesota. […]

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TCU stays alive in Big 12 with 13-6 win over Oklahoma St.

Sat, 25 May 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Josh Watson and Zach Humphreys both had four hits, and TCU stayed alive in the Big 12 Tournament with a 13-6 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday. The teams will meet again Saturday night, with the winner playing in the title game on Sunday. TCU, which beat Baylor earlier Saturday to […]

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Phillies get 4 HRs, strong outing by Arrieta to beat Brewers

Sat, 25 May 2019

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched eight effective innings, Andrew McCutchen homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 on Saturday. César Hernández, Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto also connected in Philadelphia’s third consecutive win. Hoskins finished with three hits and two RBIs, and Hernández also drove in two runs. Arrieta (5-4) allowed […]

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Fiers, A's send Mariners to 5th straight loss, 6-5

Sat, 25 May 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers won in his first start at the Coliseum since pitching a no-hitter earlier this month and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-5 Saturday, sending the Mariners to their fifth straight loss. Matt Chapman homered and Ramon Laureano doubled in his fifth straight game, matching Miguel Tejada for the Oakland […]

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Angels place Harvey on 10-day IL following rough outing

Sat, 25 May 2019

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels placed Matt Harvey on the 10-day injured list with an upper back strain on Saturday, two days after what he deemed an “embarrassing” loss and one of the worst starts of his career. Harvey allowed eight earned runs and gave up four homers in the Angels’ 16-7 […]

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3 soccer teammates killed by driver while waiting for bus

Sat, 25 May 2019

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A driver has crashed into three South Florida soccer teammates who were waiting for their bus, killing the teens. The Miami Herald reports the crash occurred Saturday morning in North Miami. Authorities say the unidentified driver survived the wreck and was hospitalized in serious condition. The teens were in their […]

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The Latest: Wildfire that closed highway continues to grow

Sat, 25 May 2019

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona brush fire near metro Phoenix (all times local): 4:05 p.m. A brush and grass fire that has prompted the closure of a highway that’s the main access route to a popular recreational boating area on the northern outskirts of metro Phoenix continues to grow. The federal […]

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Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

Sat, 25 May 2019

TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they’re not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan. Trump says, “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me.” That message appears to contradict […]

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The Latest: World War II soldier buried in Montana

Sat, 25 May 2019

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for a WWII solider from Montana whose remains were identified last year. (all times local): 5 p.m. A World War II soldier from Montana who died on an island in the Pacific Ocean 75 years ago has been buried in his home state after his remains […]

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Hamilton, Pagenaud and Byron on pole in motorsports' big day

Sat, 25 May 2019

One of the busiest days in motorsports will get underway on the French Riviera. Formula One kicks it all off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, when the dominant Mercedes team will look for a sixth straight win this season. The Silver Arrows are well placed to do so with defending F1 champion Lewis […]

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Almanaar survives foul claim to win Monmouth Stakes

Sat, 25 May 2019

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Almanaar survived a claim of foul to win the $205,000 Monmouth Stakes on Saturday. Almanaar drifted into the path of runner up Synchrony in the stretch, and jockey Trevor McCarthy lodged an objection. After a video review, the stewards ruled the action did not warrant a disqualification. “My horse, he definitely […]

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Woman facing eviction gets help from Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sat, 25 May 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 102-year-old woman facing eviction from her California home of nearly 30 years is getting help from Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Los Angeles Times reports Thelma Smith was given until June 30 to move out by landlords who say their daughter needs a place to live. Los Angeles’ rent control law provides […]

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Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

Sat, 25 May 2019

A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend

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Corbin pitches shutout in Nationals 5-0 win over Marlins

Sat, 25 May 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin pitched a four-hit shutout, Yan Gomes hit a three-run double in the fourth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Saturday. Corbin (5-2) faced the minimum through five innings while allowing two singles. The left-hander retired 10 straight batters from the end of the second until […]

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Despite double, Bayern coach Kovac waiting for assurances

Sat, 25 May 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Niko Kovac is the first to win a domestic double in Germany as a player and coach, yet it may not be enough to keep his job as Bayern Munich coach. Kovac, whose side defeated Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final on Saturday, a week after clinching the Bundesliga title, is […]

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Padres hit team-record 7 HRs, rout Jays 19-4, win 5th in row

Sat, 25 May 2019

TORONTO (AP) — Austin Hedges connected for a grand slam and the San Diego Padres hit a franchise-record seven home runs to romp past the Toronto Blue Jays 19-4 Saturday for their fifth straight win. Wil Myers and Hunter Renfroe each hit two home runs and Ian Kinsler and Eric Hosmer also homered. The previous […]

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Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area

Sat, 25 May 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing based at Tucson International Airport. The flyovers will begin at 9 a.m. […]

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Valencia beats Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey

Sat, 25 May 2019

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — There was no lifting of a winner’s trophy this time for Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star had to settle on receiving the runner-up plate from Spanish King Felipe VI after Valencia beat his side 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday. The defeat ruined Barcelona’s chance to earn a […]

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Heavy traffic and long delays reported on I-17

Sat, 25 May 2019

Authorities report heavy traffic on northbound Interstate 17 and say drivers headed to northern Arizona should expect long delays

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Bronte Law, Nasa Hataoka share LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill

Sat, 25 May 2019

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bronte Law birdied the par-4 18th for a 4-under 67 and a share of the lead in the Pure Silk Championship for the third straight round Saturday. Nasa Hataoka matched Law at 13-under 200 at Kingsmill Resort, rebounding from a bogey on the par-4 14th with an eagle on the par-5 […]

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5 from Nevada, New York killed in Arizona wrong-way wreck

Sat, 25 May 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities said the five people killed in a wrong-way wreck on Interstate 40 in northwestern Arizona included two from a nearby Nevada town and three from New York City. The Arizona Department of Public Safety on Saturday identified the Nevadans killed in the crash Friday southwest of Kingman as 82-year-old Harold Wayne […]

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Brush fire closes highway near lake on outskirts of Phoenix

Sat, 25 May 2019

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The highway that’s the main access route to a popular recreational area for boating on the northern outskirts of metro Phoenix was closed Saturday because of a small brush fire. The Arizona Department of Transportation says State Route 74 was closed in both directions west of the main access roads into […]

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Mitrita's long-range goal gives NYCFC 1-1 draw with Fire

Sat, 25 May 2019

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita tied it in the 40th minute and New York City FC held on for a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire on Saturday. Maxi Moralez laid it off for Mitrita to send a one-hopper inside the left post from 25 yards out. C.J. Sapong opened the scoring for the […]

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Na settles for 69, 2-shot Colonial lead over Spieth, Furyk

Sat, 25 May 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day after going low at Colonial again, taking a two-shot lead Saturday over a group that included local favorite Jordan Spieth and 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk. Na recovered from a double bogey at the par-5 11th that cost him the […]

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Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game

Sat, 25 May 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell homered at Wrigley Field for the first time since he was suspended for violating baseball’s domestic violence policy, leading the Chicago Cubs to a wild 8-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. With the wind blowing out on a warm day at the iconic neighborhood ballpark, Albert Almora Jr. […]

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Howard, Loyd lift defending champ Storm past Mercury 77-68

Sat, 25 May 2019

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Natasha Howard had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA title with a 77-68 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. Beginning a season where they will play without reigning league MVP Breanna Stewart for the entire season and […]

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Brazil's Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training

Sat, 25 May 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Football Confederation says star forward Marta has injured her left thigh and is undergoing physical therapy. The confederation announced on Saturday that Marta said she was feeling pain in the back of her left leg during practice on Friday. Medical exams revealed a light left thigh muscle injury. […]

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Gibson cruises as Twins top White Sox 8-1

Sat, 25 May 2019

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Gibson pitched seven strong innings, C.J. Cron and Ehire Adrianza each drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-1 on Saturday for their 10th win in 11 games. Gibson (5-2) gave up five hits and walked none while striking out nine. His only blemish was […]

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Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign

Sat, 25 May 2019

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders has held his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign, telling a large crowd on the Vermont Statehouse lawn that his ideas that seemed radical to some in the last presidential election — such as health care for all and raising the minimum wage — […]

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The Latest: Braggs, Oklahoma completely surrounded by water

Sat, 25 May 2019

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on major flooding Oklahoma and Arkansas from severe weather across the central U.S. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Officials say a small town in eastern Oklahoma is completely surrounded by water and without power from major flooding on the Arkansas River. Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Keli Cain […]

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Tar Heels rout B.C. 13-5 to earn ACC title shot

Sat, 25 May 2019

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Busch had four hits, including a two-run homer, to pace a 13-hit attack and North Carolina beat Boston College 13-5 for a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship. The Tar Heels (41-17) will face the winner of Saturday’s second semifinal between North Carolina State and Georgia Tech on […]

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Bologna beat Napoli late to finish Serie A on high

Sat, 25 May 2019

ROME (AP) — Federico Santander scored a late winner for Bologna to beat Napoli 3-2 in the last round of Serie A on Saturday. Santander bagged the opening goal as Bologna, in mid-table, led 2-0 by halftime. Napoli, long guaranteed of finishing runner-up to league champion Juventus, dominated possession by almost two thirds and equalized […]

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Canada, Finland advance to world hockey title game

Sat, 25 May 2019

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Mark Stone scored his tournament-leading eighth goal, Matt Murray made 39 saves and Canada beat the Czech Republic 5-1 on Saturday night to advance to face Finland in the world hockey championship final. Darnell Nurse, Pierre-Luc Dubois, Kyle Turris and Thomas Chabot also scored for Canada. Tomas Zohorna scored the Czechs. […]

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2015-02-26 bTucson on Facebook

Where does the Tucson community go to discuss things?  TucsonCitizen has closed doors for awhile now.  Individual articles have comments, but where is our online town square?  

Feel free to drop a line on our facebook page and tell where you go to talk to people in Tucson.


2015-02-26 Goodbye to AIMS

High School students were notified last Friday that they no longer have to take the AIMS as a graduation requirement, thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 1191 on Friday.

"I've heard parents literally begging the TUSD board to let their students walk with their graduating class, when they had four years of high school and fulfilled all the requirements, but still had to pass the AIMS.  But legally, the board couldn't allow them to do that.  So that was my first thought on hearing the change," commented Betts Putnam ... read more


2013-05-05

Depending on who you talk to, Charter schools in Arizona were enabled for the purpose of innovating and improving education; or for destroying the public school system.  In an oppositional political system, probably both have some truth - and perhaps both are happening.  Charters undeniably pull students away from district schools.  But can they also benefit districts by developing innovative models that work, that districts can then replicate at scale?

Pamela Cornell is aware of the difficulties faced ... read more


2012-12-12 Human Rights Day

Chen Guangcheng: "Citizens of the world, let your voice be heard in support of justice...The nations of the world should shift their focus from trade to human rights"



Chen Guangcheng, the blind dissident who escaped arrest and now lives in the United States, makes a strong plea for people to speak out, and also directly chides Xi Jinping for not improving justice and openness in Chinese society. Chen Guangcheng's nephew has been imprisoned for resisting a beating and other family members have been targeted as well.  ... read more


2012-12-06Sit Play Stay : Puppy Preschool!

Sit! Stay! Play! reminds me of the preschool my youngest daughters went to, where everything from play materials to how snacks were served was set up with a great deal of forethought.  Sit Stay Play is like that - its not just a kennel.  I found out about it because I needed a place to keep our pups for Thanksgiving, and I wanted them to have a more positive experience than a clean cage.  But you can't just board dogs here - they have to interview, see if they will be a good fit, and also have daycare experience before ... read more


2012-11-23 Camp Bow Wow Tucson Dog Boarding and Dog Daycare

Offering Pima County dog daycare and dog boarding. We separate the dogs into our indoor / outdoor play yards based on their size, temperament and play style where they socialize and play with other dogs all day long. We keep a high staff to dog ratio and our camp counselors are certified in dog behavior and pet first aid. Boarding dogs participate in our dog daycare program at no additional charge and are only in their spacious cabins for meals and bedtime. Watch your dog play on our camper cams. Stop by anytime for a tour, were sure youll love ... read more


2012-11-19 Arthropod Personalities and Boxed Beetles

Saturday November 24, 2012 events from 9am to 3pm
Learn about ant behaviour and take a beetle home to raise...SASI community day has something to offer for kids to serious entomologists.  Also gorgeous nature walk in the Saguaro National Monument West."


2012-11-14 Winter Wildlife at International Wildlife Museum

The International Wildlife Museum celebrates this holiday season with its Winter Wildlife theme throughout the month of December.  Holiday decorations will adorn the entire museum.  Fun scavenger hunts and crafts focused on winter loving animals and their habitats will be showcased each weekend.  

On Saturday, December 15, Santa Claus will be making a special appearance for picture taking from 5-7 PM.  Also the weatherman has guaranteed snow flurries from the North Pole for this special occasion ... read more


2012-11-06 The Most Important Election Of Them All

An Opinion Piece

by Ken Larsen

Every four years, the people and the punditry of this land piously
assert that that particular presidential polling is the big one, the ultimate
decider of our nations fate, the true history-maker, the most important
election of our time. An irony, to be sure, as typically each election fades in
our consciousness shortly after, replaced entirely in significance by the
upcoming one, the one that will really change and affect our lives forever.
As for myself ... read more


2012-11-05 Voter Cheat Sheets Arizona Election 2012

No more dithering, time to stand up and be counted.  Understanding Props 114 thru 204 (well, ok, there are only eleven of them) may seem confusing and time consuming, but at least a few of them are major power or money grabs, or are essential for funding struggling schools.  So its worth it to figure them out one way or another.

A quick way is to pick someone you trust and vote like they do:

Raul Grijalva's Proposition Recommendations

Arizona Daily Star's Endorsements and Recommendations

An in -depth look at the ballot propositions with both supporter and opposition statements is available from the League of Women Voters in both English and Spanish: www.lwvaz.org/VoterGuide.html

And of course the official information for the election ... read more


2012-10-23 Oliver Comstock, Tucsons Unsung Hero

by Jim Turner, http://jimturnerhistorian.org

Sporting a pith helmet, linen suit, and big white mutton chop sideburns, Oliver E. Comstock pedaled his bicycle along Tucsons dusty roads with a soup kettle hanging from the handlebars. He will never be as famous as Wyatt Earp, but he was a real hero to Tucsons Tent City residents. Sometimes called Tentville, the community started around 1900 in the desert north of the University of Arizona. There were no street lights or sewers, just low-income ... read more


2012-10-21 Dr Richard Carmona - opinion

Dr Carmona is not your typical Democratic party candidate.  He served under President Bush and was recruited by the republican party to run for office in 2006 (he declined).  He was also a deputy sheriff and was decorated with the Medal of Honor for shooting and killing a man who was threatening others, shot at Carmona and who turned out to have killed his own father that morning.

Carmona's experiences in Bush's administration might have something to do with his now running as a Democrat - he felt that the Bush administration ... read more


2012-10-16 Pack Night - Talking Turkey

International Wildlife Museum. Come make a turkey caller, turkey crafts and decorate Thanksgiving cookies.  Regular rates apply.  Free for Museum Members!


2012-09-12 Arizona US Senate Candidates 2012

Every Arizona voter can make a choice for our next US Senator, in a race which is now a statistical dead heat:

Dr Richard Carmona

Carmona announcing his candidacy from the Tucson Democratic Party headquarters

Campaign website: http://www.carmonaforarizona.com

Jeff Flake


Jeff Flake discusses his candidacy

Campaign website: http://www.jeffflake.com/"""""""


2012-09-11 Remembering 9/11 : Firefighter audiotape, dispatcher interview



What is so impressive to me is how calm the firefighters sound on this tape from inside the burning tower.  This is hard to watch, though.  These guys were real heros.


The last call from Flight 93
Interview with Lisa Jefferson, who took one of the final calls from Flight 93.  Todd Beamer, who she spoke to, helped organize the assault on the cockpit by the passengers.

She did not tell him about the WTC attack, but other passengers were told by friends and family.  ... read more


2012-09-11 World Trade Center rising again - but not even memorial immune from dispute

Maybe Tucson shouldn't feel so bad.  Even the 9/11 memorial museum beneath the World Trade Center is mired in dispute over dollars, between the memorial foundation and the Port Authority of NY/NJ.   Sentiment is fine, but money is money - and controlling it is not something anyone is going to give up lightly. Still, the new towers are up and close to complete, and the budget dispute has been resolved for now so that construction can resume.

Dispute puts 9/11 Museum in Limbo

Construction to resume on national 9/11 museum

Rio Nuevo Board and the City Council are perhaps doing the same, finally?  

9/11 is also an important date to remember the victims and heros of that day.  "Roll it" : Cockpit transcript from Flight 93 records the heroism of the ... read more


2012-09-07 Harold Bell Wright: American Best Seller Sells Tucson Climate

By Jim Turner, jimturnerhistorian.org

Few know him now, but Harold Bell Wright was once Americas most widely read author. He wrote for almost three decades and at one point he was even more popular than Mark Twain. Not only known for his preaching and writing, Wright told the world about the curative powers of Arizonas climate.  

Born in 1872 in Rome, New York, Wrights mother died when he was eleven, and he ran away from his alcoholic father a year later. He nearly froze or starved in the winter, worked odd jobs, and survived with the help of strangers.

At age 22 he contracted pneumonia, but also attended a revival meeting; both changed his life. After three years, poor health interrupted his religious studies and he retreated to his uncles farm in the Ozarks to recuperate. He became the local pastor and then his speaking talents took him to larger congregations in Kansas City and Chicago. His autobiographical novel, That Printer of Udells, was published in 1903.

... read more


2012-08-30 Time to ask tough questions

Arizona's elephant in the living room is also eating everything in the kitchen.  Our governor's campaign manager is also a lobbyist for private prison corporations who are getting a bigger and bigger slice of the public pie.  Prison expenditures are now 40% higher than spending on universities.  Our legislature rejects proven methods in use in other states that the Grand Canyon Institute estimates would save us between $30 million to $73 million per year on prison spending. And adding insult to injury, in the latest ... read more


2012-08-29 Primary Results 2012

The winners: Jeff Flake will face Richard Carmona for US Senate ; Ann Kirkpatrick will face Jonathan Paton for Congress in CD1 ; Ron Barber will be up against Martha McSally in CD2.  Raul Grijalva trounced both opponents and will face Gabriela Mercer in CD3.  

For Sheriff, Clarence Dupnik will be running against Mark Napier.  In the state legislature, incumbents generally won their primaries, and voters rejected Russell Pearce's bid to return to his former district, possibly ending his political career ... read more


2012-08-23 Arizona candidates 2012

Detailed information about candidates in the upcoming 2012 Elections: http://votesmartaz.com/votesmart/
http://www.politics1.com/az.htm

"People get the government they deserve"

Research.

Vote."""""


2012-08-23 What I wish McCaskill said to Akins:

Ruth Marcus wrote an excellent column about the disingenuous way both Republicans and Democrats responded to Todd Akins offensive remarks about rape victims.  In particular she points out that McCaskill is apparently trying to keep Akins candidacy alive, just because he would be easier to beat, and so responded in a wimpy, mealymouthed way to his ugliness.  Here's what I wish McCaskill said instead:
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Should he withdraw because he spoke his mind and voters have begun to realize who he really is and what he thinks?  He's been the same person all along, if you say he should withdraw now then he never should have run.  He's who is is, he thinks what he thinks; I'm who I am and think what I think, and voters have a choice.  To be honest, if I say everything that's really on my mind I'll probably offend some people, and I'm not going to drop out because of that. ... read more


2012-08-23 Class directory connects families

Open houses are here, and with them an opportunity to help kids and parents connect.  Bring a sign up sheet to your child's open house, asking parents to sign up to have their name and contact information in a class directory.  Type in all the info, make copies and give them back to the teacher to distribute.   Having a directory of the children's parents contact information makes it much easier for families to arrange playdates during the year!  And it may even help with bullying problems, if your kids know ... read more


2012-08-20 'On days when a lot of people are killed, the government will just shut down the Internet' ; AccessNow accuses MTN of collaborating with Syrian government

"Our contacts on the ground in Syria have told us that phone and internet service is constantly being throttled, and sometimes it's completely cut off -- just as military tanks roll into a neighborhood. "

https://www.accessnow.org/mtn

Bloomberg reported back in February that MTN disrupted protestors text messages, according to internal sources.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-15/syria-blocks-texts-with-dublin-made-gear.html

MTN, based out of South Africa, is apparently worried about the negative publicity, as their PR department contacted AccessNow to ask how to improve their image.   AccessNow responded to them to change their actions on the ground.  If the allegations are true, MTN is cutting off a key lifeline - communication - to protestors who are desperate and in danger.  When Libya was about to fall, twitter ... read more


2012-08-18 Tucsons First Honor Student

by Jim Turner

Its that time of year again. See you in September, as Frankie Vallee used to screech in his Top 40 falsetto back in the Sixties. Back to school means new clothes, school supplies, and often remorse that the summers over. But 140 years ago in the Old Pueblo, one kid loved school but almost became one of Tucsons first dropouts.

Ignacio Bonillas was born in Mexico in 1858, and his family moved to Tucson when he was twelve. Neither of his parents knew how to read, but they wanted a good education for their ... read more