Arizona car collections fine-tuned

  Arizona’s dry heat is not only good for people looking to escape the cold, it is also a great place for cars. This is one reason the car culture of Arizona is so rich and unique. The conditions are perfect for maintaining new cars and cars that are older than the state itself. Examples…

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UA seeks opportunity in autonomous cars

The University of Arizona Tech Parks lost out on becoming a federal testing site for autonomous vehicles last month, but they are not giving up. The parks will continue testing and developing autonomous vehicles and systems with hopes of being a part of a global network for self-driving cars. “Our goal at the Tech Parks is…

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Game players flip with the return of pinball

Behind the dark-stained wood door and faded red-brick of D&D Pinball in Tucson, Ariz. lies a collection of the biggest movie and TV stars from the 80s and 90s. The Addams Family, Indiana Jones, Luke Skywalker, the Creature from the Black Lagoon and many more fight for gamers’ attention in a war zone of flashing…

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New Arizona legislators getting an ‘education’

PHOENIX — House Majority Whip David Livingston knocked and entered the third floor office of Rep. Regina Cobb, R-Kingman, to confirm her affirmation on the civics test requirement for Arizona students just hours before the floor vote. Cobb ensured the Peoria Republican that she would vote for the bill – the first major piece of…

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Violations on the rise in Arizona nursing homes

Violations in patient care at Medicare-approved nursing homes in Arizona continue rising with half involving serious incidents that endanger immediate patient care, data analyzed by Arizona Sonora News reveals. Arizona is 37th in the nation for serious violations and ranks eight nationally in overall care, according to one non-profit organization’s analysis of the data. The…

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UA exercise mimics pandemic emergency

A bird flu pandemic hit the University of Arizona Oct. 31. But it wasn’t real. Here’s the scenario: Increases in human-to-human transmission of the flu in Thailand led the World Health Organization to raise the pandemic alert to its highest level. Countries scrambled to stockpile the limited flu medication Tamiflu. People at the UA had…

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Local Beer and Wine in Tombstone

[Show thumbnails] Tombstone is an oasis for those who appreciate alcohol because of the town’s vast selection of local beers and wine. Visitors can find an array of beers from Arizona breweries at multiple saloons along with wine made with locally grown grapes. Beer: The Crystal Palace Saloon serves the Black Iron Indian Pale Ale…

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