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Saguaro side blooms worried scientist. Here's why they think it happened

Last spring, Phoenix and Tucson residents saw something unusual on saguaros — the majestic cactus suddenly sprouted side blooms. Photographers loved it, but it worried scientists, who believed the flowers were a response to intense drought. So, will it happen again this year?. Ben Wilder, director of the Desert...
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Body found on Tucson road had ‘obvious signs of trauma’: Sheriff's office

TUCSON, Ariz. - Authorities say the person found dead near a campground along the road that leads up Mount Lemmon outside Tucson was a male who had "obvious signs of trauma." The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said on Jan. 26 the person found dead Tuesday along a trail near the Molino Basin Campground in the Catalina National Forest hasn’t been identified.
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TPD looking for armed robbery suspects

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Tucson police are asking the public for help in identifying two armed robbery suspects on Tucson’s east side. According to officials, they both entered Family Dollar on 4443 East 22nd Street armed with a handgun and machete. The suspects assaulted employees and forced them to open the register.
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Tucson, AZ is One of the Most Overpriced Housing Markets in America

Demand for housing has risen sharply in 2021, and that has affected prices. According to the carefully followed S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, home prices nationwide rose 19.1% in October, compared to the same month last year. In several markets, the figure was over 25%. Surging demand, in addition to limited...
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Three teens charged in 2021 robberies

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Three teenagers are facing charges after, police say, they robbed two southern Arizona businesses that took place within a two-hour span last year. Sierra Vista police recently arrested Logan Martin, 18, of Tucson; Kira Hodges, 18, of Vail and and a 17-year-old girl from...
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Adult living community construction faces opposition

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Construction of an active adult living community and a subdivision of 19 homes is being proposed southwest of Craycroft and East River Road in Tucson. The living community would comprise of two and three story buildings with a maximum of 200 units. “An active...
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How I Captured a 40-Mile-Wide View of an Arizona Landscape

It all started when a couple Iowa guys’ video production company booked a commercial video project with the nation’s largest magazine publisher in collaboration with Arizona tourism. The fun story here is how we ended up on top of a mountain, in the Arizona wilderness, taking photos. We...
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FBI investigating assault of Border Patrol agent

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) -FBI officials say they are conducting an investigation after a Border Patrol agent was assaulted on Wednesday, January 26th. It happened near Naco, AZ. KOLD is told this is an ongoing investigation and no other information can be released at this time, including the condition...
TUCSON, AZ
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TPD looking for car involved in Jan. 14 hit-and-run

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Tucson police are asking for help finding the car involved in a hit-and-run that left one person seriously injured earlier this month. Authorities say the vehicle, a newer-model, gray Honda Civic hit a pedestrian on Jan. 14 in the area of East Golf Links Road and South Harrison Road before driving away.
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Last-minute illness prompts Broadway singer to postpone Tucson concert

A last-minute illness has prompted Tony Award-winning Broadway actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth to postpone her Fox Tucson Theatre concert to the spring. Chenoweth was supposed to perform on Sunday, Jan. 30. That show will now take place on April 22, Fox officials announced late Wednesday afternoon. Tickets for Sunday's concert will...
TUCSON, AZ
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Tucson’s Community Food Bank extending hours, returning to walk-in service

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Tucson’s Community Food Bank is extending its hours and returning to serving people in-person beginning Wednesday, Feb. 2. The food bank will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays for people to walk in and pick up emergency food. Masks will be required and COVID-19 precautions, including social distancing and increased sanitation procedures, will be followed.
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Arizona regulators reject new clean-energy rules after years of debate

Arizona regulators have again killed rules that would require Tucson Electric Power and other state-regulated power companies to reach 100% carbon-free energy generation by 2070. The latest twist in the years-long effort by the Arizona Corporation Commission to revamp the state’s clean-energy rules drew fire from supporters who say the...
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Governor Ducey Announces Lorraine Rivera as New Director Of Southern Arizona Office

Yuma, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Thursday announced the hiring of Lorraine Rivera, veteran Tucson broadcast journalist and Douglas, Arizona native, to serve as the Director of his Southern Arizona Office. Rivera will succeed Becky Freeman, one of the longest serving members of the governor’s administration and an integral part of leading his agenda in Southern Arizona.
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Next month's Cologuard Classic will feature golf, Arizona Wildcats legends

Pandemic-era restrictions meant that last year’s Cologuard Classic lacked much of the ambience that goes into a professional golf tournament. This year, the Cologuard Classic won’t be limiting spectators to 200 visitors per day. The tournament is back to normal capacity, grandstands around the greens and all. Tucson’s...
TUCSON, AZ
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Early 2022 Cologuard Classic Commitments released, includes UA alum Jim Furyk

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) -The Cologuard Classic has announced some early player commitments for the 2022 golf tournament set to be played Feb. 25-27 at Omni Tucson National Resort’s Catalina Course. Some of the standout commitments include University of Arizona alum and reigning PGA TOUR Champions Rookie of...
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