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  1. Tohono Chul Park celebrates milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Tohono Chul Park is holding its 30th anniversary gala Sunday night. For $130 a ticket, guests in attendance are celebrating with food, drinks and by dancing.


  2. Funeral held for Bill BadgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - A community grieved after a local hero was laid to rest Saturday. Funeral services for Bill Badger were held this morning at the St. Thomas Apostle Church.


  3. US astronaut begins history-making missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | WPBF

    He plans to spend 342 days on the International Space Station -- the longest stretch of time any U.S. astronaut has spent in space. Kelly lifted off Friday aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket that launched from Kazakhstan.


  4. NASA to Study Twin Brothers Scott and Mark Kelly, One in Space and One on EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    Astronaut Scott Kelly has blasted off into space for a yearlong mission. The twist? A piece of him still remains on Earth - well, sort of.


  5. Kelly Astronaut Twins Meet on Eve of 1-Year Mission LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 |

    Editor's Note : The one-year International Space Station mission successfully launched to orbit today . Read the full story here - Liftoff! US, Russia Launch Historic One-Year Space Mission NASA's Kelly astronaut twins met up for a photo Thursday , just a day before one of them was scheduled to launch toward the International Space Station on an epic and unprecedented yearlong mission.


  6. 'This is about to get real': NASA twin astronaut prepares for a year in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Mashable

    NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will blast off for the International Space Station on a yearlong mission in which he'll break the all-time record for the most cumulative time in space for any U.S. astronaut. But the mission is about more than just duration; it will also be a one-of-a-kind study of the human body.


  7. Astronaut twins will test effects of space on cognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | TwinCities

    The astronaut Scott Kelly is about to take off for the International Space Station, and if he is like some space travelers, he may temporarily feel a bit foggy or disoriented once in orbit. Scientists have not had much luck measuring this subtle effect with standard cognitive tests, but now, a group of University of Pennsylvania researchers is trying a new tack.


  8. Giffords To Front Class Day at HLSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Harvard Crimson

    Former member of Congress Gabrielle Giffords and her spouse Mark Kelly will deliver remarks as this year's Law School Class Day speakers, the school announced on Tuesday. The couple will speak on May 27. Giffords served in the United States House of Representatives from 2007 until her resignation in 2012, representing Arizona's 8th District.


  9. Kelly twins gear up for launch of 1-year mission comparing living in space to living on EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Scott Kelly and Mark Kelly are the only twins in the NASA astronaut program. Mark Kelly retired from space flight 2011 citing the recovery of his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, as one of the reasons he decided to remain Earthbound.


  10. 1-year space crewmen will miss weather, nature while goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut about to embark on a one-year flight are similar in many ways: born in the 1960s, fathers of daughters, military backgrounds. But there are differences, too.


  11. New Book by WashPost Reporter To Probe Michelle Obama's Polarizing College Racial ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 |

    On the front of Monday's Style section, The Washington Post promoted a forthcoming biography of Michelle Obama by Peter Slevin, a Chicago-based Post correspondent covering Chicago and Obama's career until 2012. Post reporter Krissah Thompson began with the Obamas living together before marriage until the story went inside the paper, and how Slevin is "looking closely at the role race played in shaping her worldview, particularly at Princeton and Harvard Law."


  12. The Record: Letters, Saturday, March 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 |

    I had the pleasure of attending the opening of the Ringling Brothers circus this week at the Izod Center. While I enjoyed all the acts in XTREME, a new production, the animal acts, especially the elephant act, thrilled me the most.


  13. Gabby Giffords: Women important to push against gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | SFGate

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, center, of Arizona, who co-founded the gun control group Americans for Responsible Solutions with her husband, listens to a speaker during a meeting Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. Giffords participated in a roundtable discussion with New Jersey Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera,second right, D-Turnersville, N.J., and state Sen. Loretta Weinberg, right, D-Teaneck, N.J., domestic violence prevention advocates and other female officials, promoting legislative proposals intended to protect families and women from attacks involving firearms.


  14. Gabrielle Giffords meets with Christie on gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | USA Today

    Gabrielle Giffords meets with Christie on gun violence The former Arizona congresswoman attended a roundtable discussion on domestic violence. Check out this story on In this September 2014 file photograph, Mark Kelly and his wife, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.


  15. Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords presses for stronger gun laws in New Jersey visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    For the second time in two days, former Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords pressed leaders in a state with some of the toughest gun laws in the country to make them even stronger. Giffords, who was shot in the head in a grocery store parking lot in Arizona four years ago, met with Governor Christie Wednesday and also joined a roundtable discussion in the State House on a bill to tighten the gun laws for domestic violence offenders.


  16. One dead, 5 injured in Mesa shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 |

    Multiple injuries in Mesa shooting incident, nearby schools on lockdown - One person is in extremely critical condition and at least three others are injured after shootings at multiple locations in Mesa this morning. Mesa Det.


  17. An Astronaut Uses Books To Launch Kids Into ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WNYC-AM New York

    Mark Kelly and his twin brother Scott were both NASA astronauts. Scott is scheduled to embark on a year-long mission to the International Space Station later this month.


  18. Giffords will be in the Garden State todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    On Wednesday, March 18th at noon, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will be joined by Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera, and other Garden State women leaders for a roundtable discussion on the need for laws that protect women and families from gun violence. Giffords was shot in the head by a deranged gunman during a meeting with constituents in her home state of Arizona.


  19. Giffords voices support for Connecticut gun billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | News Times

    Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, left, and Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy walk to a meeting at the state Capitol, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Hartford, Conn. Giffords was on hand to help promote the latest gun control proposals offered since the Newtown school shootings.


  20. Malloy, Democrats Rally Support For Bill To Help Domestic Violence VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 |

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic lawmakers welcomed former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords to the state Capitol Tuesday and used her visit as an opportunity to discuss their support for a bill that would remove firearms from the subject of a temporary restraining order. Giffords, who was shot in the head in 2011, founded Americans for Responsible Solutions, a gun violence prevention organization.