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2014-01-27 23:00:12

Due to the experience and success of ABC Senior Advisor's work in the Tucson community, the Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) has appointed Andrea Blattberg as an adviser. Tucson,

2013-08-08 23:24:45

Guests in Oro Valley, Arizona are eligible for discounted waxing this summer. Oro Valley, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 European Wax Center Oro Valley is

2013-07-31 23:36:02

An Arizona waxing spa offers residents an exclusive discount on hair removal. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 European Wax Center Tucson recently unveiled

2013-02-18 14:17:56

On February 15, asteroid 2012 DA14 passed extraordinarily close to the earth.

2010-05-13 19:38:00

TUCSON, Ariz., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Date / Location: May 14th, 2010, 5pm Amity Circle Tree Ranch 10500 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, AZ 85749 Amity Foundation is honored to announce Ray Clarke as Board President of Dragonfly Village.

2009-08-27 11:20:00

With the casting today (Wed., Aug. 26) of a 6.5-meter mirror in Arizona, Mexican and American astronomers have taken the first step toward creation of a major new telescope that will survey infrared objects in the northern sky with unprecedented sensitivity.

2009-08-12 12:29:58

An international collaboration of astronomers from the United States and Mexico will gather at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory in Tucson on Aug. 26 to celebrate the casting of a 6.5-meter mirror they plan to use in a proposed infrared sky survey at one of the darkest sky sites in the world.

2008-10-12 09:00:23

By AE ARAIZA More than 300 people quietly moved along the Rillito River Walk from Children's Memorial Park - some with balloons, most wearing purple T-shirts - but almost all remembering the heartbreaking loss of a child. Footprints Support Group and Carondelet St.

Latest Pima County, Arizona Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:40

Kitt Peak Observatory -- astronomical observatory located southwest of Tucson, Ariz.; it was founded in 1958 under contract with the National Science Foundation and is administered by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. Its principal instrument is the Mayall 158-in. (4-m) reflector. The observatory's equipment also includes 84-in. (2.1 m), 50-in. (1.3-m), 36-in. (0.9-m), and 16-in. (0.4-m) reflecting telescopes as well as a planned 3.5-m telescope. Used for wide...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.