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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:00 pm | Updated: 1:26 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Airline adding flight to, from San Francisco

United Airlines is adding a second, daily non-stop flight between Tucson and San Francisco on Sunday, Oct. 25.

The flight is scheduled through mid-December, and is the lone non-stop service available between the two cities, according to a release from the Tucson Airport Authority.

With the addition, flights are leaving Tucson at 6 a.m. and 4:22 p.m. daily, with arrivals from San Francisco expected at 4:21 and 9:25 p.m. daily.

United is also replacing one of its regional aircraft with a larger jet, the A320, for one of its four daily flights to Denver from late October through March. The airline also offers daily non-stop service to Los Angeles.

Two brewery beers win Major medals

A Foothills Mall brewery has won two medals at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival held in Denver.

Thunder Canyon Brewery was recognized for its Countdown Honey Brown specialty beer, and for its Roadrunner Red Lager. Both beers have been previously recognized in competition.

This year, 3,300 beers representing 495 breweries across 78 competition categories were part of the festival, billed as the world's largest. Arizona breweries won five competition medals.

Thunder Canyon Brewery is locally owned. It was established in 1997, and is located at 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.

Shop hosts  virtual costume EVENT

When many of Facebook's 300 million users click to the social network, they scroll for newly posted photos from a recent party or event.

Cousins Subs, with a location at 7401 N. La Cholla, hopes to add to the traffic with a virtual Halloween costume contest. A winner can get $500 and free Cousins Subs for a year for posting photos of themselves celebrating the holiday in costume.

"Facebook has become the way for people to share photos and information, so we thought it would be a great opportunity to give back to our loyal fans," said Barry and Cristel Braybrook, owners of the local franchise.

Entries must be submitted through the official fan page by 12 p.m. EST Monday, Nov. 2.

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