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Saiyna Bashir


Tucson’s population of Muslim converts include a group of women between the ages of 23 and 57.


Tohono O’odham, a Native American tribe in Arizona, is believed to have one of the highest rates of Type 2 diabetes in the world. A non-profit organization on the reservation launched an ambitious plan to introduce traditional ways of growing and cooking food to the tribe’s youngest members.

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Scouts from the American Heritage Girls, a faith-based group, planted flags on veterans’ graves across Evergreen Mortuary & Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day.


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With the temperature rising past 100 degrees, Thursday was a good day for Tucson’s city pools to open.