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Tucson

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

What to do with your weekend

 Treat your dad to an early Father’s Day treat by grabbing tickets for the premiere showcase of Tucson’s Mexican food culture hosted by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance. With more than 20 different restaurants on hand, even the mildest salsa pallet should be represented.  Read more

Title IX: What is it?

Over forty years ago Edith Louise Starrett Green, a congresswoman from Oregon, sponsored a bill championing equity in education. That bill eventually changed the rules when Congress approved an educational amendment to give girls and women equal opportunities in education.  Read more

Tapping into the lives of Tapingo couriers

Hundreds of students know what it’s like to place an order on Tapingo, but not many know what happens between that moment and the moment when the food arrives at their doors.  That’s where Tapingo couriers kick in to gear.  Read more

Former track coach's trial begins in downtown Tucson

The trial of former Track and Field coach Craig Carter for aggravated assault began Wednesday in downtown Tucson at Pima County Superior Court. Carter, charged with assaulting a former student-athlete he was having an affair with, had been scheduled to face trial nearly three years ago before a series of set-backs and delays.  Read more