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2009-01-18 20:21:33

The Tucson Citizen is up for sale, and its owner, the Gannett Co., says it will shut the newspaper down if a buyer isn't found within two months. If the Citizen is put to bed permanently Tucson will have just one daily newspaper, the Arizona Daily Star, and that publication has financial problems of its own, Inside Tucson Business reported Saturday. Gannett said it would close the 138-year-old Citizen if no buyer is found by March 21.

2008-10-12 09:00:16

Funhouse Movement Theater returns to Reid Park's DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center with an arsenal of taiko drummers tonight through Sunday.

2008-10-04 09:00:12

By CAROL ANN ALAIMO A busy medical clinic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base has been given a clean bill of health after the Environmental Protection Agency found the building free of mercury contamination.

2008-08-30 09:00:46

By JACK GILLUM Loss of air service here, fare hikes driving more fliers to Sky Harbor again In the last year, Tucson International Airport began offering unprecedented advantages to local travelers that discouraged the long-standing practice of flying from Phoenix.

2008-08-23 09:00:45

The Pima County Health Department is conducting its annual immunization clinics in Exhibit Hall A of the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave. Regardless of the number of vaccinations needed, the cost is $15 per child, though the fees are based on ability to pay.

2008-08-13 18:00:37

By SARAH GARRECHT GASSEN We have pretty simple expectations when we send our kids to school: they'll go to class, they'll be taught by qualified teachers and learn what they need to know before they go on to the next grade or course level.

2008-08-03 06:00:18

By Jack Gillum, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 3--Recent years have been good to many flight-training schools in the United States, including the National Pilot Academy, as airlines and other businesses hired pilots.

2008-08-02 09:00:22

By JACK GILLUM; ANDREA RIVERA STAR INVESTIGATION High marks don't mirror often lower AIMS results Students in Amphitheater Public Schools fail classes less often than their colleagues in many Tucson-area districts, but may not deserve their high marks, an Arizona Daily Star investigation found.

2008-08-01 15:00:53

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 1--Border Patrol agents discovered more than one ton of marijuana in an abandoned pickup truck Friday morning on the Tohono O'odham Reservation.

2008-07-31 06:00:32

By Phil Villarreal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 31--If you're into the local music scene, you may notice a familiar face in the Kevin Costner film "Swing Vote," which opens Friday. Tucson singer/songwriter John Coinman went to New Mexico last year to film a bar scene in the movie.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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