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Tucson named a World Festival & Event City

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On Thursday, September 14th, Tucson was named a World Festival & Event City by IFEA, the International Festivals & Events Association. The announcement was made at their annual convention, which took place in Tucson for the third time in three years. See the video entry submitted by FEATS AZ—you’ll be surprised how many great festivals […]

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Mayor hosts swearing-in of 28 new citizens at City Hall ceremony

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The last step in the difficult and years-long process of becoming a U.S. citizen, the naturalization ceremony is a happy time for participants and their families. During and after today’s ceremony, people waved American flags, posed for photos in front of the flag, and spoke with great feeling about their gratitude at being part of this country.

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Group mentoring transformed these Tucson High boys into men

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Arizona Daily Star “‘When I didn’t really have a good role model, I was getting into bad things, doing bad stuff,’ he said. ‘Basically, I would have been arrested by now. Going into the group and having role models set my head straight.’” Read more…

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Tucson Fire Department wins highest rating

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The Tucson Fire Department achieved a level of excellence that few fire departments do, making Tucson one of 241 communities nationally—and one of two in Arizona—to win an ISO rating of Class 1. ISO ratings are issued to communities throughout the United States by an independent agency, the ISO (originally Insurance Services Office), and most […]

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