Lucky Shot: UA helps capture first image of a black hole

Lucky Shot: UA helps capture first image of a black hole

A pale orange glow stands as proof of the efforts of a global network of scientists, including a few close to home.

On the Domestic Front: Emerge to host 18th annual Mother of the Year luncheon

For 18 years, Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse has hosted an annual luncheon to honor one woman as "Mother of the Year."

Danger Street

According to the most recent 2017 study by the Arizona Department of Transportation, a person was killed every 8 hours and 46 minutes in a traffic collision on our roads.

Twins Peek: Scott, Mark Kelly help NASA

Scott and Mark Kelly were identical twins when Scott went into space, but would they be identical when he came back to Earth 340 days later?

Border Skirmishes

Tensions over immigration policies continue to flare on campus and beyond

Hoop Champs

The final victory, which came the afternoon of April 6 against the Wildcats of Northwestern University, capped off the school's second championship at the postseason event.

Citizen Scientists

"One of the best parts is that you don't have to be a scientist to participate."

Border Bucks: Operation Stonegarden

The Marana Police Department will receive $308,800 from the federal Operation Stonegarden grant program, despite Pima County's decision to reject the money last September.

Reading Rocks: OSIRIS-REx

Since arriving on Dec. 3, 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has orbited the asteroid Bennu more than a dozen times

Requiem for a Heavyweight: Don Diamond

He was an influential leader, a charismatic entrepreneur and man who loved Tucson until his final days.

Kicked to the Curb: Housing experts discuss causes of Pima County’s high eviction rate

Between 2015 and 2018, more than 13,000 Pima County renters were faced with an eviction.

Football Fiesta: Tucson Sugar Skulls

Coleman wants his players to focus on limiting penalties, while maximizing their offensive drives and stifling the Strike Force's high-flying pass game. If they can do that, then the sky's the limit for the newfound Tucson squad.

Congressional Questions: U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-CD2) recently sat down with Tucson Weekly to talk about a range of issues facing Congress.

Troubled Waters: UA experts discuss Arizona drought contingency plan

In the late hours of Jan. 31, the Arizona Legislature passed a drought contingency plan in a nearly unanimous vote.

Vanishing Act: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Last Wednesday, the Arizona House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 2570, which intends to create the first study committee on violence against Indigenous women and girls in the state.

No Barking Matter: Oro Valley Seeks to Silence Nuisance Pets

While living in the Sonoran Desert brings with it some proximity to howling coyotes, the Raffetys—and many of their neighbors—were subject to the barking of a pack of dogs owned by Victor and Cecile Stanton.


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  • Hollywood Dream Gala benefiting Dream Factory of Arizona @ Oro Valley Country Club

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    • Fri., April 26, 7-9 p.m. $15.00
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    • Sat., May 11-8 p.m. Free

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