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Humor in a flute: the difficulty of defining "flute" or "fluted" for someone new to the English language

On a recent stay with a friend who teaches at the University of Arizona, she told Todd and me that a foreign visitor to the university who was mastering English quite nicely asked what “fluted” meant. 131 more words

Trains

Suspect In Border Agent's Death Extradited To US

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been extradited from Mexico and is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Tucson. 121 more words

News

Tucson Sun Link streetcar opens, meets ridership goal

With dancing bands, a street festival, and plenty of other hoopla, Tucson’s new Sun Link modern streetcar system made its debut on Friday, 25 July, and by all accounts, the 3.9-mile, $198.8 million line was a huge hit. 605 more words

Light Rail

Hyundai readying Juke rival with 'edgy, dynamic styling' for 2017

Love it or hate it, the Nissan Juke has drawn attention to itself and to its maker. Little wonder, then, that Hyundai wants to follow a similar formula. 194 more words

Portland

"Live in Las Vegas"

My friend Holly Finstrom and I stumbled upon this scene as we walked the barrio district of Tucson during a recent visit. Peering through the car window I felt as if I had entered another world. 82 more words

Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18F Super Hornet scores direct hit with Raytheon JSOW C

Latest test validates weapon’s capability against hardened targets

TUCSON, Ariz., – The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) successfully tested a Raytheon Company Joint Standoff Weapon C… 315 more words

Military Aviation