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  Clothing sale helps Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southern Arizona

Shoppers at Buffalo Exchange enjoyed a good deal while supporting a good cause.

Tucson Rabbi prays for acceptance at Rosh Hashanah

El Casino Ballroom hosts mariachi festival to raise money for expansion

  Family still seeks answers in deadly hit and run; fundraising for billboard

  Red Cross of Southern Arizona sends volunteers to Dorian

Scooter ride-share to begin in September

  March, vigil held to remember loved ones lost by overdoses

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Police arrest Sierra Vista man for allegedly stabbing 2 men

National Park Service turns 103

  Outdoor ice rink coming to downtown Tucson in time for the holidays

Be Prepared: Repairs on Saguaro National Park East’s Hope Camp Trail to begin in August

Movies in the Park 2019 wraps up with Aquaman on July 26

  Not just another baseball mom

Tucson ranks middle of the pack for ‘Best city to live in’

Only three Arizona cities were on the list of best cities to live in and Tucson ranked at the bottom of that list at #39, with Mesa (#18) Phoenix (#35) beating out the Old Pueblo.

Tucson selects 2 companies to participate in pilot e-scooter program

The City of Tucson, the Transportation Department has selected Bird Rides, Inc. and Razor USA, LLC., from the many that submitted proposals. The city will begin coordinating with the companies on a time line for launching the e-scooters.

Tucson man wants to save a saguaro

The Saguaro is leaning at what looks to be about a 60 degree angle and it stands about 20 feet tall.

KELLY: Can UA Athletics make the 20s the decade of ascension?

The 2010s saw the Arizona Wildcats athletic program plummet out of the Top 30 in terms of national prominence.

  Students can create their own show at Musical Theatre Camp

  Mystery letter found inside wall at Hotel Congress

Benefits from AZ specialty license plates sales: choice and money raised for charitable causes

Nurses from around nation volunteer at monastery

Sad news from Reid Park Zoo as remaining jaguar, Simone dies

NRPR selling Canoa Ranch recipe books to help with restoration project

  Celebrating the Fourth of July in Tucson

Temperatures were above 100 degrees for the Fourth of July. Many people were able to cool off at Pima County pools, by bringing a can of food they got free entry.

Deadline fast approaching for Tucson kids to submit design for birthday stamp contest

The Grand Winner will have his or her design made into custom US postage stamps.

Tucson ranks behind Scottsdale as a ‘best city for recreation’ in Ariz

WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities using metrics that included the following: basic living costs, the quality of parks, the accessibility of entertainment and recreational facilities and the weather.

  In Lak’ech: Mariachi camp teaches kids music and respect for one another

This camp has grown a lot over the years. More than 200 kids took took part this year, but when it started there were only 60 kids or so.

Saguaro National Park June & July Program Schedule

Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of walks and talks that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories.

Tucson ranks 44th Best city to celebrate the 4th of July

The Old Pueblo got beat out by Scottsdale and Phoenix.

Arizona makes the top 20 for ‘Most Patriotic’ states

In order to determine the rankings, WalletHub used the following criteria, from number of enlisted military population to adults who voted in the 2016 presidential election to AmeriCorps volunteers per capita.

Banner-University Medicine commissions 5 new murals to brighten Tucson’s landscape

"The city’s vibrant arts scene and colorful murals are part of what makes Tucson special," said Chad Whelan, MD, CEO of Banner – University Medicine in Tucson, in a recent news release. "We were looking for relaxing artwork that speaks to health, healing and togetherness."

Best states for summer road trips in 2019, no surprise when AZ ranks low on list

Many who take a summer road trip have a few things to contemplate when considering their final destination - gas, accommodations, activities and where to eat.

Arizona woman dies after power is cut off, now regulators want investigation

The state's largest utility on Thursday said it was stopping all disconnections after it because known that a 72-year-old Sun City West woman died last September after her power was disconnected. The woman was found dead more than a week after Arizona Public Service turned off her power.

Tucson Expo Gun Show

The Tucson Expo Gun Show will be held at the Tucson Expo Center from June 15-16.

Know before you go: Tips, reminders for busy summer season at Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park's summer season is set to begin in the next few weeks, plan ahead to make the most of your trip!

New study lists Tucson as Arizona’s best ‘staycation’ city

In order to determine the list, WalletHub used the following metrics - recreation, food and entertainment, as well as rest and relaxation.

  Unusually cooler temperatures bring more campers to Catalina State Park

The cooler temperature has more people heading outdoors to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend.

Sign up to see the ‘Queen of the Night’ bloom this summer

Sign up to be notified by email when the night-blooming cereus are ready to bloom!

  Here’s your chance to own piece of Old Tucson, Hollywood history

Artifacts from movies made at Old Tucson Studios available in auction.

  Dick Tomey dies at 80

Dick Tomey, UA's all-time winningest football coach, has died after a brief battle with lung cancer.

  Tucson accepted into International Network of Food and Gastronomy

Now the city is gaining new attention and people are hungry to know more.

AZGFD offering free kayaking clinics

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering free kayaking clinics for beginners, ten years of age and older.

Grand Canyon North Rim to open mid-May for 2019 season

The gate at the entrance for the North Rim of this popular destination, will open at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15.

Southern Arizona Transportation Museum hosting ‘Train Day at the Depot’

This free family fun event is at the AMTRAK Historic Depot at 400 North Toole Avenue.

  Reid Park Zoo gearing up for phase one of 10 year improvement plan

Zoo officials updated the public on the plans at a presentation on Wednesday afternoon. The upcoming improvements mean big changed for both the visitors and the animals.

Sun Tran: SummerGo youth pass returns

Buying a pass will give the holder unlimited rides on Sun Link, Sun Tran and select Sun Shuttle routes.

Tucson Premium Outlets, SAACA free Spring Concert lineup

A creative collaboration between TPO and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, the family-friendly concerts bring opportunities for local musicians to showcase their talents to the community.

  Tucson man’s pool adopted as home for duck family

He appreciates the hills and mountains he can see over his wall, and apparently so do some ducks.

Jury selection begins in second trial over NCAA recruitment

Testimony in this second of three trials centering on bribes paid to former Arizona assistant coach Book Richardson and three other Division I assistant coaches is projected to last two weeks.

Casa Grande Ruins summer hours begin in May

Casa Grande Ruins NM experiences it highest visitation between the October 1 and April 30 each year, and during that time, the Monument maintains extended hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..

  New murals coming to downtown Tucson

The goal for murals in Tucson has always been to give people from all over Tucson something to bond over.This time is no different.

Pima County Fair 2019

The fair runs from April 18 to April 28 at the Pima County Fairgrounds at 11300 South Houghton Road. Gates open at 2 p.m. on weekdays, and 11 a.m. weekends; while the midway opens 3 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. weekends.

Unexpected visitor to Drexel Heights Fire District

Maybe it was just enjoying the shade?

  W! The Wildcats; Arizona wins WNIT championship

Aari McDonald scored 19 points and Arizona's stifling defense held Northwestern to 27% shooting from the floor in a 56-42 victory in the WNIT Championship game.

  Denham tosses 1st career no-hitter

Alyssa Denham threw her 1st career no-hitter and the 92nd in Wildcat history as Arizona completed a three-game sweep of Oregon State with a 4-0 win.

  Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona is here!

“We are very delighted that we will have three of the Air Force's most popular air show demonstration teams all performing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base,” said Maj. Tyler “Leeroy” Schultz, Director of the Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona Air Show.

  Temporary road closures, streetcar route changes for the spring Fourth Ave. Street Fair

Those who ride the Sun Link Streetcar there will be a temporary route adjustment and Sun Tran buses will be used to shuttle riders from the temporary end point stops at Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street and University Boulevard and Third Avenue.

Sabino shuttle service to start Monday, March 18

Good news for Sabino Canyon visitors, no more walking (unless you really want to) as shuttle service will begin this Monday, March 18.

More than the Moon, Night Sky Exploration at Chiricahua National Monument

In partnership with the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, staff at the Chiricahua NM is hosting the special event on Saturday, March 23.

Saguaro National Park offers tips to help avoid the crowds

Enjoy visiting Saguaro National Park, both east and west, but hate how packed it can be sometimes - SNP Park Rangers have a few tips to help avoid that.

See what’s cooking at Canoa Ranch Heritage Fair

Soak up some Western history, shop for antiques and collectibles and even get a copy of the newly published Canoa Ranch cookbook at the spring Heritage Fair at Historic Canoa Ranch.

  Commanding troops to commanding the stage, Tucson singer inspires young and old

The retired Command Sergeant Major in the United States Army now substitute teaches in Tucson and gives life advice to future generations.

Photography Workshop: explore the wild side of Fort Bowie

Hikers will learn about the varied ecosystems of Fort Bowie NHS while enjoying the short-lived spring wildflowers.

  BEAR DOWN: Arizona ends 7-game losing streak with 76-51 win over Cal

Ryan Luther scored 19 points and Arizona ended its longest losing streak in 36 years with a 76-51 victory over California

  Reid Park Zoo confirms African elephant Semba is pregnant

According to Reid Park she is about halfway through her 22 to 24 month pregnancy, Semba is due sometime in the spring of 2020.

UPDATE: Union Pacific agrees to stop trains for Tucson Rodeo Parade

The Tucson Rodeo Parade will go on as planned after Union Pacific Railroad agreed to stop its trains for the event.

Canoa Ranch hosting the Studebaker Show

Ready for a morning of food, music, shopping and of course cars? Head on down to Historic Canoa Ranch next weekend and you'll see just that.

  Civil War era cannon stolen in 2017, found in 2019

Here is a 'blast from the past' a Civil War era cannon has been found.

Oro Valley asking residents to ‘Show Us Some Love!’

Now OV Mayor Joe Winfield is asking residents to express their feelings about what makes the town such a romantic place - is it the food, scenic views, the people or something else!

  Gem show season kicks off with Kino Sports Complex shows

More than 50 gem and mineral shows planned for the next three weeks

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument resumes normal operations after shutdown

With the end of the shutdown, the staff at the Organ Pipe National Monument, near Ajo, has resumed normal operations.

Saguaro National Park resumes operations

That means all roads and trails are open and visitor centers at both the east and west districts should be open by noon, according to Saguaro National Park staff.

Bearizona’s most affectionate animals celebrate National Hugging Day, a little early

Several of Bearizona’s affectionate animals got in on the action a little early.

Chiricahua National Monument restores accessibility, resumes basic visitor services

Visiting southern Arizona and are wondering, with the government shutdown where you can visit? Not to worry you can add the Chiricahua National Monument to that list.

  Tucson dance couple wins big at world championships

Some people are married to their jobs. Others are happily married to a spouse. Luke and Stacey Aldrich are both.

Tucson VA to host holiday train display

Everyone is invited to view the model train displays, there will be society members on hand to answer questions.

Saguaro National Park (West District) looking for tenant for Perper House

Those interested in submitting ideas should do so by 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18.

Celebrating the holidays in southern Arizona in 2018

Celebrate the holidays in southern Arizona.

  Hardworking 7-year-old makes a difference in two shelter animal’s lives

7-year-old works hard to help pay for two shelter animal's adoption fees and send them to forever families with a 'goodie' bag.

Suspect under arrest after incident on Grant and Alvernon

Suspect was taken into custody without incident.

Cold War relic perfect for DIY privacy-seekers

If you’re a history buff with some spare cash this could be a fun purchase, just for the novelty of being able to say you own a missile silo.