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Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

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Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis

Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.

Tucson Council Mulls Fate of Money-Losing Golf Courses

The Silverbell and Fred Enke courses aren't making a profit and will require capital improvements in the coming years.

Tucson's Parks Descend in National Ranking Again

The scores of 100 cities look at acreage, access, funding and recreational amenities.

Census: Tucson's Growth Strongest Outside City Limits

Suburbs and unincorporated areas have some of the fastest growth rates.

Temporary Bridge to Ease Traffic Again During I-10 Work

A project at I-10 and Wilmot marks the second time ADOT has used temporary bridges in the Tucson area.

Pulling Back the Curtain on "Oaf"

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City Council Wants Voters to Decide on Even-Year Elections

The Tucson council asked staff to draft of a ballot measure that would put the matter before voters in November.

Tucson Council to Seek Landmark Designation for Benedictine Monastery

Historic designation would limit the owner's ability to fully or partially demolish the building on Country Club Road.

CBP Officer Used Government Credit Cards to Buy Gas for his Vehicles

Juan Fernando Barajas admitting to buying gas for personal vehicles with 13 stolen cards.

Red Cross Starting Summer Blood Donation Campaign Early

The organization hopes to avoid a typical seasonal shortage.

Downtown Redevelopment: A Look at Rio Nuevo's Past and Future

The state has extended the development district through 2035; how is downtown doing and what's next?

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

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Tucson's Latest Amber Alert Differs From Most Other Missing Kids Cases

It is one of two unresolved Amber Alerts in the state since 2002.

Park Service: Saguaro National Park Adds $88M to Economy

Economic impact of park grows 20 percent in one year, the agency said in an annual report.

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