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  • Dear Mr. President
  • Dear Mr. President

    Letters from Tucson Weekly readers to the 45th President of the United States of America
      This inauguration is, well, a historic mess based on a campaign that brought racist and sexist vitriol to the surface that made it difficult for many American sitting together at Thanksgiving dinner with relatives across the land.
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  • Not Going Anywhere
  • Not Going Anywhere

    Tucson standing with the immigrant community
      People gather around Pima County Public Defender Margo Cowan, as she tells them, unequivocally and in perfect Spanish, that they're protected.
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  • 2016: What a Bust!
  • 2016: What a Bust!

      2016 is nearly over and you'll find plenty of lists of the so-called Top Stories of the Year. We, on the other hand, have spent the year reading the newspapers, browsing the online sites and watching the TV news to collect what can only be described as the Bottom Stories of the Year.
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  • Welcome to 2017
  • Welcome to 2017

    10 things to do to celebrate what we hope will be a damn good year
      Go forth, kick this rotten year in the ass.
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  • Local Heroes 2016
  • Local Heroes 2016

      Our annual look at people who make Tucson such a great place to live.
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  • Holidaze
  • Holidaze

    Your post-election apocalypse guide to making the holidays a bit brighter (if that's possible)
      This could be the best time to figure out how to salvage this holiday season beyond adding extra bourbon to the eggnog or feeding your grief with Aunt Claudia's Chex party mix and sugar cookies.
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  • The Battle at Home
  • The Battle at Home

    For combat veterans, marijuana may be the best weapon in their invisible war against PTSD
      Between 11 and 20 percent of veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom have PTSD, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Currently, the FDA has approved two medicines for PTSD treatment: Zoloft and Paxil. Both have labels warning of increases in suicidal thoughts.
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  • Laugh-O-Rama
  • Laugh-O-Rama

    Tucson’s comedy scene is a festival of laughs
      Justin Lukasewicz, founder of the Tucson Comedy Arts Festival, doesn't have a favorite joke. "I'm not good at telling jokes," he says with a smile. But the idea of making Tucsonans laugh consumes almost half of Lukasewicz's waking hours.
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  • Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements
  • Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements

    Because if you can’t trust us, who can you trust?
      Well, we're here to cut to the chase and give you some straight-up advice about who you should vote for next month.
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  • Creative Community
  • Creative Community

    TENWEST festival returns with a mission to support economy and culture through connections, fun and hometown hospitality
      The second annual festival, in the same vein as Austin's South by Southwest, is all about creating connections and making Tucson a better city.
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  • The Politics of Sociability
  • The Politics of Sociability

    Tucson Meet Yourself offers us a celebratory experiment in beauty and diversity
      Your weekend plans.
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  • Pride 2016
  • Pride 2016

    Two years after Wingspan shut its doors, its programs grow and continue under the roof of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation
      Love and gratitude and pain
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  • Get Your Pride On
  • Get Your Pride On

    10 reasons to celebrate Pride this year
      As if you needed convincing.
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  • Bennu Blast
  • Bennu Blast

    The UA teams up with NASA to send a spacecraft on an asteroid hunt
      Robots don't come much cooler than OSIRIS-REx.
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  • A Broke Student’s Guide
  • A Broke Student’s Guide

    10 tips on penny pinching this semester
      If you're one of those students who live in a fancy high-rise and drive an Audi RS4, then this listicle is not for you.
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  • Food​ ​Insecurity
  • Food​ ​Insecurity

    Students not being able to feed themselves is no joke
      hile many joke about college students only eating Top Ramen because they're always broke, food insecurity is an actual problem facing students.
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  • State of Mind
  • State of Mind

    In ever-demanding academic environments, student mental health concerns on campuses are becoming increasingly more acute, in both frequency and severity
      There is little means of escape, it often seems, from the pressure cooker that is our frightening global context, fed by increasingly violent wars and human suffering, fueled by the bubbling intolerance and fear that can only come when people split further apart on the spectrum of thought and opinion.
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  • Stateless Fear: An Asylum Story
  • Stateless Fear: An Asylum Story

    Mounis Hammouda’s quest for asylum is a reminder that some border-crossing stories are more complex than others
      Hammouda is soft spoken, answering in English so quick and quiet that it is difficult to make out over the din of evening passersby and the screech of a halting streetcar.
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  • Desert Angel
  • Desert Angel

    Every week, Joel Smith travels hours to fill water tanks in the Southern Arizona desert to help keep migrants alive
      On three separate days of the week, Smith takes up to 12-hour trips to check on the quality of the water and refill the tanks. "I love the desert," he says. "This is my land and I don't want anyone to die here."
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