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  1. Tucson school district's desegregation funding threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | The Miami Herald

    The Arizona Daily Star reports that the funding was to come from what one Pima County official called an "illegal tax" on homeowners in the Tucson Unified School District. District Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo said Pima County might refuse to collect that property tax, which would be debilitating to the district's efforts to meet the demands of the court in its longstanding desegregation suit.

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  2. Teacher's passion for theater helped free him of heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    For a long time, Justin Wade would only tell the kids he taught at the Young Actors Theatre that he was a hard case. He'd been addicted to drugs and was homeless for a time, he said.

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  3. Average US gas price jumps 4 cents to $2.58 for regularRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 4 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.58. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the increase is due to higher crude oil costs.

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  4. A 94-year-old befriended her hair stylist. It cost her $300,000.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Such good friends, in fact, that when the Tucson, Ariz. woman's husband died in 2011, hair stylist Supranom "Addy" Klos was given power of attorney, according to the Arizona Attorney General's Office.

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  5. Arizona switch to deaths database creates backup of bodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Funeral directors, physicians and government officials are struggling to implement Arizona's new online system to register deaths and generate death certificates, creating a backlog of bodies at funeral homes that prompted one health official to warn that the county could be forced to use refrigerated-truck storage. The Arizona Republic reports that some funeral directors have had to delay burying and cremating the deceased because of confusion and technical problems since the state Department of Health Services' new database went live Oct. 2. It replaced a fax-based system.

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  6. A casino regular, quiet but prickly, unleashes a rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    This undated photo provided by Eric Paddock shows his brother, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock. On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival killing dozens and wounding hundreds.

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  7. Hurricane Irma scares U.S. Southern Command, operations shift to ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The entrance to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz., on , Sept. 16, 2011, after a report of a man with a gun prompted panic and reports that someone had been shot at the sprawling military facility. 1 comment

  8. Tucson-area courts to hold joint event to resolve warrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Seven Tucson-area courts plan a joint event in downtown Tucson the morning of Saturday Aug. 26 for people to pay fines and arrange payment plans to resolve outstanding warrants. Courts participating in the event include Pima County and Green Valley justice courts and municipal courts for Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley, Sahuarita and South Tucson.

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  9. Burglars smash through office window with rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Burglars used a rock to break the glass window of an office and began searching through filing cabinets in Milwaukee on July 27, 2017. Nothing was stolen and the burglars fled from the scene on foot.

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  10. Airplane passengers call 911 during 6-hour wait on tarmacRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Air Transat flight 157 from Brussels was diverted to Ottawa due to thunderstorms. The plane sat on the tarmac for six hours, while passengers said that air conditioning and lights were shut off.

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  11. Guant namo prison chief on war court shuttle conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Rear Adm. Edward Cashman, commander of detention operations, said Sunday July 30, 2017 the Pentagon's Office of Military Commissions would be sorting out resource issues, and notifying him of its needs.

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  12. Police dashcam shows pickup truck colliding head-on with semiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Police dashcam video shows a pickup truck colliding head-on with a semi in a fiery crash on a highway near Wellsville, Utah, on July 26, 2017. A little guy on a recent Kansas City to Raleigh Southwest Airlines flight greeted his fellow passengers while boarding, one fist bump at a time.

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  13. Dancing cop directs traffic after Tucson power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A police officer in Tucson, Arizona, was spotted getting into his groove as he directed traffic after a power outage on the city's east side. A video shared to Tucson Police Department's Facebook shows Officer Woodson entertaining passing motorists, much to the delight of the officer filming Woodson.

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  14. The Latest: Rescuer held boy he plucked from flash floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The rescuer who hung from a helicopter and plucked stranded hikers from a flooded creek in Arizona says he wrapped his arms around a 4-year-old boy because he feared a harness wouldn't secure the child's small frame. Pima County sheriff's Deputy Steve West said he was relieved when the boy was safety hoisted into the rescue helicopter, away from raging rapids that stranded him and his father on a boulder Sunday.

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