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US, Mexican Archaeologists Unearth Sonoran Desert’s Past and Present

Researcher says findings could touch on present-day issue of political border crossing Tohono O'odham land.

Tucson Developer Facing Neighborhood Ire Over Monastery Proposal

Community leaders say plans do not fit historic landmark's surroundings.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

$500K Grant to Aid Restoration of Historic Officers Club

One of few structures from the era still in existance, the building at Fort Huachuca was designated as the black officers club.

Rillito Race Track Owes Future to the Past

The Jelks Stables gave birth to the Rillito Racetrack and are helping to keep the track alive.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Demolition Starts on Downtown Tucson's La Placita

The landmark is being torn down to make way for residences and retail space.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Miracle Mile Recognized on National Register of Historic Places

Retro hotels and neon signs recall a bygone era.

New Life for Historic Nogales Castro Home

A youth leadership program will be launched in the home Spring 2018.

Episode 166: Nurturing Mt. Graham's Red Squirrel Population after the Frye Fire

Also, the WWII black officers club at Fort Huachuca, an open office downtown, Tugo bike share and a new bishop for Tucson.

Historic Bisbee Baseball Field Undergoes Archeological Study

Warren Ballpark excavation shows life, baseball in early 1900s.

Professor Honored by Italian Community for Archeological Work

UA Professor David Soren will have a new strain of olive named after him.

Mountain View Officers Club Gets Help For Renovations

The historic building at Ft. Huachuca finds private financing.

Hydra, Iconic Downtown Tucson Business, Is Shutting Down

The store opened on Congress Street more than 20 years ago and was known for creative window displays.

Colorful Canary Lights Up a Home With Music

The "Spanish Timbrado" is known for its plumage and songs.

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