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2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Artistic Range: James Cook at Davis Dominguez Gallery (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
"Harbor Study #2," by James Cook, is on display in Small Things Considered ... read more

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Sun Tran, Sun Van fare increases go into effect Friday (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Riding the bus will cost more starting Friday.

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Monument Fire reined in, with 85% containment (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Monument Fire is now 85 percent contained, with only a few
hot spots remaining, officials say.

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Tucson Oddity: Rita Ranch named for Hayworth? (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Legend has it that Rita Ranch, ... read more

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Transit history charred (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The dusty yard near East 18th Street ... read more

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Lawyers: Halt Loughner’s drugs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX — Lawyers for the Tucson shooting rampage suspect say
federal prison officials have decided to forcibly give him
anti-psychotic drugs.

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Rio Nuevo may yank its offer to new leader (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Donovan Durband may be out as Rio Nuevo director before he even
gets the job.

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Ex-restaurant exec shifts direction to lead Mormon mission in Japan (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Quit your job as chief financial ... read more

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Arizona's painted gravel yards fading into history (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX — Long before xeriscaping ... read more

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
How did Rita Ranch get its name? You decide (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Legend has it that Rita Ranch, ... read more

2011-06-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 27 2011\
Road Runner: Fixing Ward 6 roads becomes a contentious council item (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

City Councilman Steve Kozachik ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Deepen Your Shade of Green (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/deepe

        
        by Kelsey Merkel
          
          
          
            Are you curious about what it means to "go green," or what steps you need to take in order to be more eco-friendly? In its fourth year, the Green Living Fair—one of ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Ideas, Please (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/ideas

        
        The director of 'An Inconvenient Truth' tackles the topic of the broken public-education system
          
            by Colin Boyd
          
          
          
            The public-education system in the United States has a ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Nine Questions (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/nine-

        
        Emilie Marchand
          
            by Stephen Seigel
          
          
          
            If you have any interest in any arts-related activities in downtown Tucson, chances are you've had an encounter with the lovely Emilie ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Random Shots (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/rando

        
        
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2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
The Skinny (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-s

        
        Republican Jesse Kelly pals around with the open-borders/amnesty crowd Â… Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and GOP challenger Jesse Kelly finally meet in a week of three debates Â… Has the Tucson Tea Party been turned into a tool of ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
City Week (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/city-

        
        Screening of Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog; The Great Tucson Beer Festival; Richard Buyer discusses Why the JFK Assassination Still Matters; Autumn Delight art show
          
            by Erica Arvizu ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Top Ten in Movies (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending Oct. 10, 2010 1.…
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2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Live (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/live/

        
        Fishbone: Rialto Theatre, Saturday, Oct. 8
          
            by Billups Allen
          
          
          
            FISHBONE RIALTO THEATRE…
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2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Noshing Around (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/noshi

        
        La Cocina: New Look, New Menu; Coming Soon: Elle Wine Bistro; New Eastside Farmers' Market; Noshing Notes
          
            by Adam Borowitz
          
          
          
            La Cocina: New Look, New Menu La Cocina, inside ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Top Cop (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-c

        
        Felecia Rotellini and Tom Horne engage in a nasty battle to become the state's attorney general
          
            by Dave Devine
          
          
          
            Felecia Rotellini and Tom Horne disagree on many points ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
T Q&A (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/t-qan

        
        Charlie Spillar
          
            by Mari Herreras
          
          
          
            Artist Charlie Spillar is credited for saving those funky Magic Carpet Golf statues by finding them homes at Valley of the Moon and ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Mental Mentor (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/menta

        
        Thanks to Zach Galifianakis, this film's kind of a funny story
          
            by Bob Grimm
          
          
          
            Zach Galifianakis is seemingly in every movie designed to make you laugh these days. On top ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Wait. Think. Fast.: Luces del Sur (Self-Released) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/wait-

        
        by Gene Armstrong
          
          
          
            This group from the Echo Park area of Los Angeles finds common ground between lovely, jangly alternative pop-rock and modern Americana—the opening tune "Si Es Por Amor ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Pedal to the Steel (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/pedal

        
        How good is Jon Rauhouse? He's bringing one of our writers out of her self-imposed exile from Club Crawl®
          
            by Linda Ray
          
          
          
            Make of it what you will: For all these years ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Lack of Equality = Bullying (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/lack-

        
        by Jimmy Boegle
          
          
          
            I don't normally tout the stuff that's going on in the part of the paper that makes this an 18-and-over publication. But this week, I am going to do just that, because Dan ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Media Watch (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/media

        
        The decline continues: ‘StarÂ’ doesnÂ’t benefit from ‘CitizenÂ’ closure; Rebecca Taylor parting ways with KVOA
          
            by John Schuster
          
          
          
            THE DECLINE CONTINUES: 'STAR' DOESN ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Harrowing Journey (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/harro

        
        Borderlands' 'No Roosters in the Desert' has flaws, but in the end, the audience relates to the characters
          
            by Sherilyn Forrester
          
          
          
            It's the silver anniversary of the uniquely ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Now Showing at Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/now-s

        
        King Kong (Blu-ray); The Essential Bugs Bunny; Psycho: 50th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
          
            by Bob Grimm
          
          
          
            King Kong (Blu-ray) WARNER BROS.…
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2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Kathryn Williams: The Quickening (One Little Indian) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/kathr

        
        by Gene Armstrong
          
          
          
            If you like the edgy folk-rock of Robert Plant's latest record, this album is the perfect companion. English folk singer Williams' eighth album is primarily acoustic; features ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Simple and Loud (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/simpl

        
        After 20 years, Bettie Serveert keeps re-defining the alternative-rock sound
          
            by Gene Armstrong
          
          
          
            The Dutch rock band Bettie Serveert was formed in 1990, but guitarist ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Danehy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/daneh

        
        Tom swallows his Pride and goes to a Tea Party
          
            by Tom Danehy
          
          
          
            Last Saturday, as temperatures plunged into the high 80s, Tucsonans were out in droves. There was the Pride ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Not-So-Safe Seat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/not-s

        
        Thanks to Ruth McClung and the political climate, Raúl Grijalva is facing the biggest election challenge of his life
          
            by Mari Herreras
          
          
          
            U.S. Congressman Raú ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Marvelous 'La Mancha' (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/marve

        
        Studio Connections scores with a passionate version of the Cervantes classic
          
            by Nathan Christensen
          
          
          
            Studio Connections will soon be moving to a new home, and the da Vinci ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Comfort Bistro (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/comfo

        
        47 Scott offers delicious food and lots of charm—but needs to speed up service at lunch
          
            by Jacqueline Kuder
          
          
          
            If friends opened a restaurant in downtown Tucson, ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Grinderman: Grinderman 2 (Anti-) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/grind

        
        by Michael Petitti
          
          
          
            Despite his various successes, Nick Cave's musical work is still his raison d'être. Grinderman 2, the sophomore release by Cave's newest side project, is a revelation ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations
are given if available.

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the
Tucson Police Department:

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Wednesday, Oct. 13

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
2 big gifts for Winterhaven festival (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Christmas has come early to Winterhaven's Festival of
Lights.

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Roche solidifies local presence (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Swiss drug giant Roche ... read more

2010-10-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 14 2010\
Big donations to keep Tucson's Winterhaven Festival of Lights glowing (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Christmas has come early to Winterhaven's Festival of
Lights.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
What has $1 billion bought our kids? (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326773
1974: Black and Hispanic parents in the Tucson Unified School District had a long list of complaints about the quality of education their children were receiving.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Streetcar would ease congestion, enhance UA, planners say (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326957
University of Arizona planners see the proposed streetcar as the solution to campus congestion as they plan for booming student enrollment.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Downtown-UA streetcar may hinge on US grant (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326931
For years, planning for the revitalization of downtown and growth at the University of Arizona has included a modern streetcar connecting the two as a key cog — a streetcar officials believed was assured federal funds once the right plans were in place ... read more

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
4-yr. effort to make entry port an object of national envy (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326924
NOGALES — Mexican driver Nelson Figueroa's idling tractor-trailer full of oranges is about halfway back in a line of trucks that stretches a half-mile into Mexico from the Mariposa Port of Entry.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Court-ordered desegregation is over, but its taxes live on (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326905
The end of court-ordered desegregation doesn't mean Tucson taxpayers get to stop paying for it.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Desegregation: What was it like for those involved? (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326903
Cynthia Valenzuela

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
A history of segregation and desegregation in Tucson (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326901
Sept. 1913: A school for black students opens. State law at the time segregates elementary and middle schools for black students, who then attend the integrated Tucson High. Initially, the school leases space. Dunbar School opened in January 1918, with ... read more

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Local business wants a bigger share of county project work (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326914
As the economy has worsened and jobs have become harder to find, a heightened sensitivity is prompting complaints from local business about how many Pima County contracts go to national firms.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
'Temporary' banners at issue (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326895
A proposed change to Tucson's rules on advertising banners faces an uphill battle with a City Council that says it's wary of hurting small businesses in a down economy.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Chamber wants to revamp code to reflect technology (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326894
Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce officials say they not only want to quash any tightening up of the city's rules on the use of temporary advertising banners, but are pushing for a pro-business revamp of the entire city sign code.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Trico depletes its solar-rebate fund (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326893
An electric cooperative that serves customers surrounding Tucson estimates it is $1 million behind, maybe more, on paying the rebates it promised to customers who go solar.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
80 turn out for meeting on mine-tailings dust (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326938
Neighbors of the tailing piles at Asarco's Mission Mine are complaining that the wind-blown dust is hurting their health by aggravating asthma and other respiratory problems leading to coughing, clogged sinuses and wheezing.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Families to start feeling brunt of DES cuts (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326933
By Patty Machelor

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
It's bars vs. churches in Legislature (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326927
PHOENIX — Some state lawmakers don't want a city's desire for new bars and restaurants to get in the way of new churches.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
New regent assumes post at tough time (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326941
Rick Myers is ready to get involved in higher-education policy, even at one of the most critical and difficult periods in the university system's history.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Senators to colleagues: Legislators should feel pain of pay cuts, too (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326940
PHOENIX — A bipartisan group of senators think lawmakers, themselves included, should know how it feels when they cut the pay of state workers.

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
County advisers to prepare for bond election whether items go to voters this year or not (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326946
By Andrea Kelly

2010-01-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 31 2010\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/326904

  
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2008-08-31 3 men are sought in robberies of 4 convenience stores (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255377.php
Police are looking for three men who robbed four convenience stores since Wednesday, including three early Saturday.
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2008-08-31 Can you dump your car and still have a life? (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255388.php
Sure, you can keep your middle-class Tucson lifestyle, if you have boatloads of time or legs like steel bands. And  if you're sick enough of gas prices to commit to change.
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2008-08-31 Council to consider audit panel (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255390.php
Councilwoman Karin Uhlich's call for an independent city auditor for stronger oversight has morphed into a citizens audit commission with members appointed by the City Council.
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2008-08-31 Dump your car for a bicycle or bus? Yep — and here's why (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255403.php
Ditching the car.
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2008-08-31 GOP convention is packed with meaning for Arizona (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255376.php
Now it's their turn.
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2008-08-31 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255359.php
With lots of moisture still in place over southeastern Arizona and low-pressure systems to the south and north of us, expect afternoon or evening thunderstorms again today. There's just a slight chance of thunderstorms tomorrow, followed by an extended drying period with warmer temperatures.
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2008-08-31 Less is more: Two wheels can be better than four (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255397.php
It was rush hour on a Friday morning, and the first hints of a blistering day pricked at the back of my neck and arms. As the city heated up, I-10 construction snarled traffic, stacking cars across the West Side.
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2008-08-31 Man dies in NW Side rollover (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255371.php
A driver was killed in a single-car rollover accident Saturday morning on the Northwest Side.
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2008-08-31 Memorial tattoos ease loss for family, friends (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255373.php
Hector Noriega wants people to ask about his tattoo — a large image of hands clasped in prayer, holding a rosary. Above it are the words: "In the company of angels."
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2008-08-31 Mona Lisa on E. Side is closing tonight (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255370.php
An East Side restaurant will close its doors after opening a year and a half ago.
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2008-08-31 Neighbors briefs (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255325.php

  
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2008-08-31 Neto's Tucson by Ernesto Portillo Jr.: Passion for border inspires her kids tales (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255375.php
Growing up in Nogales, borderland culture surrounded Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford. She immersed herself in the duality of language, food, history and traditions, all rooted in daily border rhythms.
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2008-08-31 Old Pueblo political gatherings coming up this week (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255338.php
Tuesday
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2008-08-31 On the agenda (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255339.php
Tucson City Council — Usually meets the first four Tuesdays of the month for an afternoon study session (time varies), followed by a 5:30 p.m. regular meeting at City Hall, 255 W. Alameda St. For more information, call the city clerk at 791-4213 or go to www.tucsonaz.gov/agdocs.
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2008-08-31 Pima library seeks read from public (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255329.php
The Pima County Public Library is putting together a strategic plan that will help guide the system through 2012.
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2008-08-31 Political Notebook by Daniel Scarpinato : '08 race for presidency is covering fresh turf (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255330.php
This year's election presents a lot of exciting firsts.
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2008-08-31 Radar van will be at these spots (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255334.php
Today
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2008-08-31 Tucson Time Capsule : Spook-A-Rama in 1973 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255331.php
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2008-08-31 Waiting was a bummer, but overall, I'd ride more (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255395.php
Everyone who knew I was without a car asked me how my bus travels were going. It was nice they were interested, but there was a tinge of sympathy in their questions.
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2008-08-31 Work crews won't labor on I-10 until Tuesday (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/255368.php
Crews will take a break this Labor Day weekend from working on the Interstate 10 widening project in Tucson, but they will return Tuesday.
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