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Tucson is a city in and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and is home to the University of Arizona. It is the second largest city in Arizona, with a population of 542,629 in the 2020 United States Census, while the population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area is 1,043,433. Wikipedia
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Plus, with a thriving visual and performing arts scene and respected galleries and museums, Tucson's vibrant multicultural heritage shines. Famous for its dramatic beauty, the Sonoran Desert covers this region with spectacular cacti – including the giant saguaro, a symbol of the American Southwest.
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Great for Snowbirds & Retirees Warm weather, sunny skies, and little to no snow each year are all reasons why snowbirds like to live in Tucson. ... With lower independent living costs, a variety of outdoor activities for older adults, and no tax on Social Security benefits, Tucson is a popular place to retire in Arizona.
Is Tucson a safe town?
#5: Tucson And while it has previously been ranked first, these days, Tucson's crime rates are actually lower than ever. Residents of Tucson have a 1 in 20.2 chance of becoming a victim of property crime. Violent crime is on a slow decline, with only 736 per every 100,000 people.
Why is the C silent in Tucson?
In time, the name of the town became standardized in English in its current form, where the stress is on the first syllable, the "u" is long, and the "c" is silent. In 1857, Tucson was established as a stage station on the San Antonio-San Diego Mail Line.
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County: Pima
Founded: August 20, 1775
Founded by: Hugo O'Conor
Incorporated: February 7, 1877
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U.S. Senate confirms Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus as the new head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Chad Kasmar was appointed by the Mayor and City Council today to become Tucson's new police chief.
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🚨Crash on Oracle Rd northbound - north of Roller Coaster Rd. Short term closure so that DPS can take photos of the crash scene (at 12:05am)
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De Blasio said Monday that the new mandate is aimed at preventing a spike in coronavirus infections during the holiday season and the colder months. He called it a "preemptive strike" to "stop the further growth of COVID."…
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PLEASE SHARE: Authorities are searching for Hunter Cauley, 9, who ran away from his home in San Tan Valley on Monday. Pinal County Sheriff's Office is asking the community to help locate Cauley. Anyone with information is urged to call 520-866-5111.
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Today we remember the 80th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor - December 7, 1941. We also remember the three Honolulu Fire Department firefighters killed and six who were injured in the attack. All received the Purple Heart 🇺🇸…
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BREAKING: U.S. Senate votes to approve Tucson Chief of Police Chris Magnus as next Commissioner of @CBP
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For Star subscribers: At a Tucson hearing, residents of a proposed new legislative district in the metro's suburbs said they have "nothing in common" with residents of the city. It was kind of sad.…
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The members of the Independent Redistricting Commission are getting ready to recraft proposed congressional districts. Notably, the maps keep more of Tucson together and separates non-Hispanic areas of Yuma from the rest of the city. @Greg_Hahne reports.
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BREAKING: By a 50-47 vote, the Senate confirms Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus to be the next Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In Tucson, Mayor and Council have voted to appoint Chad Kasmar as the city's next police chief.
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At 10 a.m. Dec. 9, the Tucson Street Rod Association will give $10,000 to @PimaFoundation at #pimacommunitycollege's Automotive Technology and Innovation Center at Downtown Campus. #tsraroddersday @leelambert3 @ddore5 @WorkforcePCC #pimaautotech #pimacoe
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Do you have questions about the COVID vaccine and kids? Tucson Medical Center is hosting an online town hall Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. The discussion is free for anyone to watch. You can register and submit your own questions here
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The U.S. Senate approved #Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus to take over as commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection while the Tucson City Council unanimously approved the promotion of Deputy Chief Chad Kasmar to take over for Magnus. #TPD
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The SR 83 SB interchange is closed at I-10 WB (cleanup continues from an earlier crash). This closure is not expected to last long. Check your route before heading out with the ADOT Alerts and AZ 511 apps: #aztraffic #VailAz #Tucson
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Kevin Dahl was sworn in this morning as the new City Council member in Ward 3. Richard Fimbres was sworn in again in Ward 5, and Steve Kozachik was sworn in again in Ward 6. Watch the ceremony here:
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Join us this Thursday, Dec. 9 from 4 - 6 p.m., for the @cityoftucson's Commission on Equitable Housing and Development's (CEHD) monthly meeting. For the meeting agenda and information to join via Zoom or by phone, visit:
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According to the National Fire Protection Association, half of home heating fires are reported during the months of December, January, & February. Cooler temperatures are expected later this week. Stay warm and stay safe. #GRFDAZ #CommunityFirst #HeatingSafety #HolidaySafety
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