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  • Tucson council votes in favor of grocery store near Saguaro NP

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    (Source: Google Maps)(Source: Google Maps)

    The Fry’s will be 96,000 square feet on roughly 16 acres at the intersection of South Houghton Road and East 22nd Street. 

    The Fry’s will be 96,000 square feet on roughly 16 acres at the intersection of South Houghton Road and East 22nd Street. 

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

In a prelude to graduation, 75 Flowing Wells High School seniors walked across the cafeteria stage on Friday, but not to get their diplomas.

Forget the standard acceptance letter in the mail. Instead, University of Arizona officials were there in person to hand out certificates and congratulate the students on getting accepted into the U of A.

Organizers said it's the first event of its kind for them. The hope is the personal touch ultimately makes a difference in the students' academic careers.

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    (Source: Google Maps)(Source: Google Maps)

    The Fry’s will be 96,000 square feet on roughly 16 acres at the intersection of South Houghton Road and East 22nd Street. 

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    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

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