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On Thursday, Feb. 27, the University of Arizona broke ground on The Refinery, the first building at UA’s Tech Park at The Bridges. The Refinery will be four-stories and 120,000 square feet, and is expected to serve as an example of the technology-driven workspace found at the Tech Park at Th…

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“Meow! My name is Maurine and I’m am easy, low energy girl who will talk your ear off! I love people, and I love attention. I just want to be pet and loved on all the time. I came to HSSA as a stray, but all my paws are declawed so I need to be an indoor cat only. HSSA thinks I’m about 8 yea…

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Operation Game Thief is offering a $1,500 reward for any information leading to an arrest after a javelina was stoned to death at Tanque Verde Elementary school last Friday night.

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Tucson Roadrunners vs. Stockton Heat. Head on down to the hockey rink for this week’s home games! Friday is 1, 2, 3 Night, with $1 soft drinks, $2 hot dogs and $3 beers, plus the T-Mobile 55+ night. On Saturday, the Roadrunners will be wearing their Kachina jerseys, and the first 1,000 kids …

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Over the weekend of Feb. 1 and 2, dozens of local residents noticed unexpected charges on their bank accounts as the result of a “skimming” fraud, wherein hidden devices that steal PIN numbers and zip codes are placed on credit card machines, making them undetectable by consumers. Once the c…

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When Dragoon Brewing Company opened in 2012, there were only five craft breweries in the Tucson area. Eight years later, Tucson is home to 25. This 500 percent increase in less than a decade is even higher than the already impressive national increase during that same time frame: In 2012, th…

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Tucson was every bit the Wild West to me when I moved here in the late 1970s, a big change for a kid who spent his formative years just outside the Capital Beltway in suburban Washington, D.C.

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Local residents now have the chance to find out just how valuable those heirlooms and artifacts in their homes really are. The Oro Valley Historical Society is hosting its first ever “antique appraisal” event, and the public is invited to bring their items to a professional appraiser at the …

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When it comes to Aging Well, many people focus on physical health—exercise and diet. But there are other areas of healthy habits that can provide balance in life, with the added benefits of being good for your brain health, mood, and overall quality of life.

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“Hey I’m Collins and I’m 3 years old and have SO much energy! I LOVE treats and I LOVE to play! I’m a bouncy boy who loves to jump around, and I still have a lot to learn about manners. Bring your other dogs to meet me today and bring me home with you! Come meet me at 635 W Roger Rd or call …

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A 44-year-old man is currently awaiting extradition from Michigan’s Saginaw County Jail to Pima County on charges related to the sexual exploitation of a teenage girl in Tucson. On Feb. 8, the Oro Valley Police Department coordinated with Michigan State Police to bring Gerard Dickinson into …

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The Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner recently released the post-mortem examination of the remains of a 66-year-old man found in a wilderness area adjacent to Pima Canyon Trail on Dec. 30, 2019. The remains were discovered with damage from scavengers and environmental conditions.

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Here in Southern Arizona, we are blessed with an abundance of the arts, as our Spring Arts Preview reveals. Margaret Regan fills us in on what we’ll find in museums and galleries, as well as previewing what local dance troupes will be bringing to the stage this spring. Leigh Moyer lets us kn…

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“Hi, I’m Shadow, a gorgeous 11 year old cat who wants to live out my golden years with you. I’m a really nice boy who just needs a fresh start in life. I was originally adopted from HSSA in 2008, but came back when my owner could no longer care for me. Come meet me at 635 W. Roger Rd or give…

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Data has become one of the world’s greatest commodities as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated. With innovation comes potential dangers, however, as the risk to personal or business data seems to be at an all-time high.

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Arizona enacted a ban on texting while driving last year, after 10 years of trying, but it still wasn’t enough to pull the state from the bottom of a national report card on traffic safety laws.

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Davis Dominguez, a long-running gallery of contemporary art and a respected venue that shows many local artists, will close its doors at the end of June.

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Birdwatchers, rejoice! The new observation deck at the El Rio Preserve is providing more access for outdoor enthusiasts to view many rare species of flying feathered friends from around the hemisphere. 

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"Hello! I'm Athena! I was adopted from HSSA several months back but was recently returned because my owners couldn't care for me anymore. I'm a little sad, but the awesome people here at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona have assured me that I am a VERY good girl who is going to find a …

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Less than a year after work was completed at the Ina Road Interchange, construction is underway at Ruthrauff Road and Interstate 10.

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“Hi, I’m Cyclops and I bet you can guess why they named me that! I’m only 10 months old and can be a bit shy at first, but I love being pet, brushed, and having my head scratched. I like to play with my toys, and really want a nice, comfy, warm bed to relax on! You can meet me at HSSA’s Main…

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Dinner Casino Magic Show. The Society of American Magicians, once headed by the actual Harry Houdini, is bringing a night of Vegas-style entertainment to the Old Pueblo with casino gambling, a three-course dinner prepared by the executive chef at Skyline Country Club and some world-class mag…

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Tucson Electric Power is seeking a rate hike this year, which the utility says is necessary as part of a shift toward cleaner energy. 

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“Hey there! I’m Max! Are you my new best friend? I’m looking for a special person who I can give all of my love and loyalty to. I’m 3 years old, and incredibly clever! The staff here at HSSA have taught me lots of tricks, and I’m still eager to learn more! I have lots of energy and would pre…

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The Miss Rodeo Arizona Pageant has been around for over 60 years selecting rodeo queens to represent communities throughout the state and promote rodeos and the western way of life.