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Five restaurants highlighted in Sonoran Restaurant Week close to UA

The third annual Sonoran Restaurant Week began Sept. 10 and continues through Sept. 19, sponsored by Visit Tucson and produced by Storyteller PR and Events. The restaurants have created special menus with multiple courses set at a fixed price of $25 or $35. Five of the closest restaurants to the University of Arizona campus are opening their doors for a new food experience for many to enjoy.  Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/17)
1,335 23 1.7%
Total (8/2)
22,564 434 1.9%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 18, 2021

Giffords' interns prove essential

Editor’s note: In honor of the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting, which killed six and wounded 13 including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Daily Wildcat investigated the involvement and importance of UA interns working in her office both in Tucson and Washington, D.C. Read more

Speeches reflect on lives of the fallen

A program was held in Centennial Hall on the afternoon of Jan. 8 to recognize the victims of the shooting one year later. The event, entitled “Reflections: Honoring the Lives of the January 8 Shooting Victims,” lasted more than two hours and featured nine speakers who gave speeches on behalf of several of the victims. Read more

Update: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base lockdown lifted

Officials at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base have lifted heightened security measures that have been in place on the base since 11 a.m. Base personnel, as well as the children who attend one of the two schools located on the base, are now free to leave. Read more