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Indoor football comes to the Tucson Arena

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Billed as “Half the Field, Double the Football, Triple the Fun,” indoor football moves at a faster clip and is a higher-scoring game than regular football.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild summed it up as, “Indoor football is to regular football as the Sonoran hot dog is to the regular hot dog,” and encouraged Tucsonans to check it out.

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New DEK hockey rink at Doolen Middle School

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Tucson’s first DEK hockey rink went up in record time with donated labor and materials, thanks to a community-wide effort on the part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson, the City of Tucson, the Tucson Roadrunners, Tucson Unified School District, and many others.

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Tucson Gem and Mineral Show Opens

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Speaking before the ribbon cutting, Mayor Rothschild noted that Tucson “sparkles” during the gem show, “We put our best foot forward so our visitors will come again and again, and many do. We go the extra mile because we enjoy welcoming people to our city.”

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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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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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Women’s March in Tucson—Mayor’s prepared remarks

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Programs like Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, that have brought a measure of security to millions and millions of older and disabled Americans; programs like the Affordable Care Act, that have insured more than 20 million Americans—these and many other programs are under attack.

Yet these are the programs that helped make this country great…

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Mayor launches Great Start Program

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The program provides school districts with tickets to distribute to students so they can experience the arts, history and science at local museums and attractions.

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