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2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Frosty Jake's Frozen Custard (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
I took a peek inside the new Frosty Jake's Frozen Custard going in at 3102 E. Grant Road, and it looks like it's going to be a good one. I tried to snap a picture of the menu board through the still-locked doors so you could ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
The Food Truck Diaries, Volume 11: Flankenstein’s (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Flankenstein’s is one of the first food trucks in town to take a stab at elevating the mobile food scene from hot-dogs-and-tacos to more like what’s going on in cities like Los Angeles and Portland. In fact, one ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Blogislature: Budget Deal Reached? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Details are sketchy, but it appears that Gov. Jan Brewer and GOP lawmakers have a budget deal:
Brewer and lawmakers are working to close a projected $1.1 billion budget shortfall. They've been trying to bridge differences between ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Staff of the "Spinnaker": You Have a Future Career in Alt-Weeklies (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Turns out the University of North Florida isn't ready for their campus newspaper to openly discuss a link between oral sex and throat cancer. Either that or they just don't want to see the act sort of depicted on the cover of ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Thanks, South Carolina for Keeping It Crazy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        What I love about South Carolina: gun advocates there are arguing against a law that would allow guns in day-care centers...because it doesn't go far enough to allow out-of-state gun owners and those under 18 to have their guns ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Wake Up or Wind Down: The Edge Bar (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The combination coffee joint/cocktail spot is popular in Seattle, where perpetual sunlessness makes one crave massive doses of caffeine and/or alcohol on as regular a basis as possible.
Having made the move from Seattle (actually ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
A Democrat Wants to Run For Kyl's Seat, But Is Afraid to Say (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Let's play "Guess Who Was Unwilling to Say He Wants to Run for Senate?", from yesterday's New York Times:
While it might be wishful thinking, Ms. Giffords’s noncampaign is already having a major effect on Arizona politics ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Your Thursday Live Music Recommendation - I Was Totally Destroying It (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Chapel Hill's I Was Totally Destroying It is opening for Caliche Con Carne at the Red Room tonight, and while this probably sounds like sort of a insult, what I love about this band is how much they remind me of the "college ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Broadway in Tucson Announces Their 2011/2012 Season (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Truly, when you're a Jet, you're a Jet 'til the end.

WEST SIDE STORYSeptember 20-25, 2011Tucson Music Hall
More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever.…
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2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
I Wish I Had Rep. Sean Duffy's Financial Problems (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        This video clip might be wildly out of context, but a lesson for first term congressman Sean Duffy (he was on The Real World!): no one wants to hear you complaining about you're struggling to make it on $174,000 a year. ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Tuscan in Tucson: Brio Tuscan Grille Opening This Summer (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        A new Italian eatery called Brio Tuscan Grille is set to open this summer at the Tucson Mall. It looks like it will serve pretty standard Italian fare, for the most part, although there appears to be a slightly more upscale ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Bill Murray to Play FDR? The Not Terribly Funny Ex-President? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        While my general axiom is to see everything Bill Murray is in, I might need to be convinced a bit before paying money to see this particular film of his:
Our spies tell us that it’s official: Bill Murray has agreed to ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Danehy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/daneh

        
        
        Why was an overly simplistic political statement allowed to disrupt the UA campus?
            by Tom Danehy
            Through sheer happenstance (or perhaps just plain bad luck), I found myself on the University of Arizona ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
James Blake: James Blake (Universal Republic) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/james

        
        
        by Sean Bottai
            Glacial might be the best way to describe James Blake. The album is sparse and lilting, both robotic and warm-blooded.…
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2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Incoherent Fantasies (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/incoh

        
        
        Eye candy aside, Zack Snyder's latest movie is a strange, brutal slog
            by Bob Grimm
            Director Zack Snyder has made good movies based upon graphic novels (Watchmen, 300) and children's books (Legends of ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
City Week (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/city-

        
        
        Autism Walk/Run and Resource Fair; Lisztian Loves; April Fool's Fest; Fourth Annual Chess Fest: "Through the Looking Glass"
            by A. Greene
            Raising Awareness Autism Walk/Run and Resource Fair… ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
The Skinny (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-s

        
        
        More on that dumb racist letter read aloud on the state Senate floor … GOP lawmakers push a flat-tax plan that would raise your taxes and complicate your tax return … Congressman Jeff Flake flips on comprehensive immigration ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Red Meat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/red-m

        
        
        
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2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today:

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations
are given if available.

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Foothills

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Thursday, March 31

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
Dedication of 'Freedom's Angel' set for today to honor Christina-Taylor (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A 9/11 angel statue ... read more

2011-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2011\
With public's help, fund can send 700 children to weeklong camps (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

So far this year, 194 people, families, businesses and
organizations have donated a total of $22,412 for children to go to
camp this summer.

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
The McCain-Hayworth-Deakin Debate (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
U.S. Sen. John McCain and Republican challenger J.D. Hayworth spent a second night tearing each other apart, while Jim Deakin laughed at both of them and promised to dismantle everything from Medicare to the Environmental Protection Agency. ... read more

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
Martian Mantles (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
A new batch of photos from the UA's HiRISE camera ... read more

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
Pima County Library Unveils New Web Site (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        A Chicago Fox News affiliate recently delivered a particularly stupid story questioning whether libraries were a big waste of tax dollars:They eat up millions of your hard earned tax dollars. It's money that could be used to keep your child's ... read more

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
LD28: Clean Elections Debate (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

           
The five Democrats seeking a House seat in midtown Tucson's Legislative District 28 debated last week.
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2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
Missing Poll Tapes (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Frequent commenter J.T. Waldron has this to say about the poll tapes from the RTA election:
The Tucson Weekly has afforded me this opportunity to post on The Range about the missing RTA poll tapes. What are poll tapes and why do they matter? ... read more

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, July 17

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
Tucson Oddity: Access keeps 'Road to Nowhere' open (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Most roads lead to something ... read more

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the
Tucson Police Department:

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

downtown

2010-07-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 19 2010\
A BUBBLY Debut at water park (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Budget deal would cut school aid by $144M (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316314
PHOENIX — State lawmakers will meet later this month to cut state aid to education, but not to give voters a chance to hike their own taxes to help balance the budget.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Fagen: 'Natural' programs must go (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316276
More cuts are now likely at the school level that will eliminate programs considered to be a "natural part of the K-12 experience," TUSD Superintendent Elizabeth Celania-Fagen said a day after voters rejected override propositions.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Life stories : Kay James made her customers feel special (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316289
Kay James knew the value of service with a smile.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
I-10 wreck hurts 3, creates traffic headache (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316279
Three people were injured in a midday wreck Wednesday involving three tractor-trailers and a car on Interstate 10 near downtown.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
City's top kitty to get UA homecoming salute (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316286
Happy 50th birthday, Wilbur Wildcat!

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
15,000 ballots uncounted; some are non-Tucson votes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316294
The first batch of about 15,000 outstanding ballots from Tuesday's election should be counted today, Pima County Elections Director Brad Nelson said last night.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
2 council races still too close to call (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316284
Two City Council races remain in limbo, with thousands of ballots still to be counted.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Recycling facility now offers educational tours (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315977
Every day in an industrial yard near West Prince Road and Interstate 10, it rains cans, newspaper and cardboard.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Theater group's aim is to promote organ donations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316306
BreAnne Muncrief keeps remembering a boy who died young as she plays a feisty doctor in a local production of "The God Committee," a screenplay about organ donation.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316281
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Law and Order: Man who died in custody of police is identified (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316296
A 31-year-old man who died early Wednesday while in police custody has been identified as Shon W. Garrett, police said.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
2 locals vie for AZ Teacher of the Year (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316280
Two Tucson-area teachers are up for Arizona's 2010 Teacher of the Year award.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316295

  
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2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Family sues Pima County; son incapacitated by crash (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/316297
The family of a man who was struck and injured in a south-side crosswalk has sued Pima County, alleging the crosswalk fails to meet safety standards.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
School notes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315940
  Golf tourney to benefit Green Fields athletics

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315984
1 Larceny was reported at 4:41 p.m. Oct. 13 at Sunrise Ridge apartments, 4901 E. Sunrise Drive. An apartment resident told deputies an employee at Chase bank notified him that a woman tried to cash a check that belonged to him. He said the check was stolen ... read more

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315863

  EAST SIDE

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
La Encantada will host weekend's ArtsFest (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315975
The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA)  will hold its second annual ArtsFest Saturday and Sunday at La Encantada.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
What's happening (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315864

  
  
  Children's Event

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Bluegrass jam is this evening in Dove Mt. (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315973
It was a hot one, but the last Dove Mountain Jam, on Oct. 18, went almost nonstop from 3 to 5 p.m. .

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
School gives Marine a hero's welcome (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315941
The Marine nearly lost his composure.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
What's happening (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315880

  Outdoors

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Have your Fitz calendar, Bonnie Henry books signed (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315998
Two "stars" will be at the Arizona Daily Star office from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Contribute (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315853
It's easy for readers to contribute to the Foothills Star. Just go online to www.azstarnet.com/sn/foothills and fill out the form. Tell us about your youth sports team's accomplishments. Share information about your church. Bring us up to date on your ... read more

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Life out of range: Losing this much weight is no small potatoes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315985
Here are a few excerpts from Star news assistant Joyce Bertschy's blog, "Life Out of Range."

2009-11-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 05 2009\
Enjoy the journey: Canned-food drive is a true community effort (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315983
Many folks in our community sacrifice and "give back," and this week you can help some of them give back even more.

2011-04-01 A Democrat Wants to Run For Kyl's Seat, But Is Afraid to Say (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/a-democrat-wants-to-run-for-kyls-seat-but-is-afraid-to-say

        
        
        

Let's play "Guess Who Was Unwilling to Say He Wants to Run for Senate?", from yesterday's New York Times:


While it might be wishful thinking, Ms. Giffords’s noncampaign is already having a major effect on Arizona politics; other prospective Democratic candidates say they feel compelled not to jump in unless she bows out, allowing Republicans to get a head start organizing their campaigns.


“I’m in but only if she’s not,” said one prospective Democratic candidate, who spoke of his deliberations but insisted that he not be named given the fluid nature of the race.…
            

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2011-04-01 Bill Murray to Play FDR? The Not Terribly Funny Ex-President? (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/bill-murray-to-play-fdr-the-not-terribly-funny-ex-president

        
        
        

While my general axiom is to see everything Bill Murray is in, I might need to be convinced a bit before paying money to see this particular film of his:


Our spies tell us that it’s official: Bill Murray has agreed to star as FDR in an adaptation of the British radio play Hyde Park On the Hudson to be directed by Morning Glory's Roger Michell. The project, set up at Focus Features and the UK's Film4, recounts the quasi-incestuous love affair between the president and his distant cousin, Margaret Stuckley, and takes place on the June 1939 weekend that the British King and Queen visited Roosevelt at his upstate New York cottage, in the first-ever visit to America by a member of the United Kingdom monarchy.…
            

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2011-04-01 Blogislature: Budget Deal Reached? (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/2637143-blogislature-budget-deal-reached

        
        
        

Details are sketchy, but it appears that Gov. Jan Brewer and GOP lawmakers have a budget deal:


Brewer and lawmakers are working to close a projected $1.1 billion budget shortfall. They've been trying to bridge differences between Brewer's proposal and an $8.1 billion budget plan approved by the Senate earlier this month.…
            

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2011-04-01 Broadway in Tucson Announces Their 2011/2012 Season (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/broadway-in-tucson-announces-their-20112012-season

        
        
        

Truly, when you're a Jet, you're a Jet 'til the end.



WEST SIDE STORY
September 20-25, 2011
Tucson Music Hall


More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever.…
            

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2011-04-01 City Week (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/city-week/Content?oid=2635076

        
        
        Autism Walk/Run and Resource Fair; Lisztian Loves; April Fool's Fest; Fourth Annual Chess Fest: "Through the Looking Glass"
            by A. Greene
            Raising Awareness Autism Walk/Run and Resource Fair…
              

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2011-04-01 Danehy (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/danehy/Content?oid=2634870

        
        
        Why was an overly simplistic political statement allowed to disrupt the UA campus?
            by Tom Danehy
            Through sheer happenstance (or perhaps just plain bad luck), I found myself on the University of Arizona campus last week. In case you missed it, the university allowed some people (who have much higher morals and purer motives than any of the rest of us) to erect a fence that ran the length of the UA mall.…
              

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2011-04-01 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_92e9f128-8935-5b97-a9f1-e35bc15bb876.html

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations
are given if available.

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2011-04-01 Dedication of 'Freedom's Angel' set for today to honor Christina-Taylor (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_a08c243f-f28c-5d74-b453-1c907f3a8bc7.html

A 9/11 angel statue to honor Christina-Taylor Green will be
dedicated today in Oro Valley.

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2011-04-01 Frosty Jake's Frozen Custard (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/frosty-jakes-frozen-custard

        
        
        


I took a peek inside the new Frosty Jake's Frozen Custard going in at 3102 E. Grant Road, and it looks like it's going to be a good one. I tried to snap a picture of the menu board through the still-locked doors so you could join me in drooling over the tasty frozen goodness—but the blurry picture below is the best I could do.…
            

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2011-04-01 I Wish I Had Rep. Sean Duffy's Financial Problems (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/i-wish-i-had-rep-sean-duffys-financial-problems

        
        
        

This video clip might be wildly out of context, but a lesson for first term congressman Sean Duffy (he was on The Real World!): no one wants to hear you complaining about you're struggling to make it on $174,000 a year.



        

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2011-04-01 Incoherent Fantasies (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/incoherent-fantasies/Content?oid=2635095

        
        
        Eye candy aside, Zack Snyder's latest movie is a strange, brutal slog
            by Bob Grimm
            Director Zack Snyder has made good movies based upon graphic novels (Watchmen, 300) and children's books (Legends of the Freaking Creepy Owls), and has even shown that he's adept at remakes. (His Dawn of the Dead is a blast.)…
              

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2011-04-01 James Blake: James Blake (Universal Republic) (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/james-blake-james-blake-universal-republic/Content?oid=2635119

        
        
        by Sean Bottai
            Glacial might be the best way to describe James Blake. The album is sparse and lilting, both robotic and warm-blooded.…
              

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2011-04-01 Lottery (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_e43170f8-df42-5fc9-ad82-625769efd554.html

Drawings for Thursday, March 31

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2011-04-01 Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_68232c88-4bb7-563a-b2b2-c0d28381d1c6.html

Foothills

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2011-04-01 Radar van locations (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_0ba6af31-1458-5d60-8ca3-146ca71d9bdf.html

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today:

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2011-04-01 Red Meat (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/red-meat/Content?oid=2635222

        
        
        
        

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2011-04-01 Staff of the "Spinnaker": You Have a Future Career in Alt-Weeklies (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/staff-of-the-spinnaker-you-have-a-future-career-in-alt-weeklies

        
        
        

Turns out the University of North Florida isn't ready for their campus newspaper to openly discuss a link between oral sex and throat cancer. Either that or they just don't want to see the act sort of depicted on the cover of the newspaper itself.…
            

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2011-04-01 Thanks, South Carolina for Keeping It Crazy (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/thanks-south-carolina-for-keeping-it-crazy

        
        
        

What I love about South Carolina: gun advocates there are arguing against a law that would allow guns in day-care centers...because it doesn't go far enough to allow out-of-state gun owners and those under 18 to have their guns in church. The injustice!


Legislation weaving its way through the House of Representatives would increase the number of places that legal gun owners can carry their guns to include restaurants, day-care centers and churches.…
            

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2011-04-01 The Food Truck Diaries, Volume 11: Flankenstein’s (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/the-food-truck-diaries-volume-11-flankensteins

        
        
        


Flankenstein’s is one of the first food trucks in town to take a stab at elevating the mobile food scene from hot-dogs-and-tacos to more like what’s going on in cities like Los Angeles and Portland. In fact, one of the owners of Flankenstein’s is a pastor who used to run a Los Angeles food truck called Seasons, which sold salads to raise money to feed the homeless.…
            

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2011-04-01 The Skinny (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-skinny/Content?oid=2634879

        
        
        More on that dumb racist letter read aloud on the state Senate floor … GOP lawmakers push a flat-tax plan that would raise your taxes and complicate your tax return … Congressman Jeff Flake flips on comprehensive immigration reform as he prepares for a U.S. Senate run … and more!
            by Jim Nintzel
            CONSIDER THE SOURCE The Skinny got a good question from a high school science teacher the other day: Why is it, our friend wondered, that Republican state lawmakers will believe a letter written by a substitute teacher that proclaims that most Hispanic students want to be gang members and hate America, yet they won't believe scientists when they tell them that the Earth is warming up at a dangerous pace?…
              

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2011-04-01 Tuscan in Tucson: Brio Tuscan Grille Opening This Summer (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/tuscan-in-tucson-brio-tuscan-grille-opening-this-summer

        
        
        

A new Italian eatery called Brio Tuscan Grille is set to open this summer at the Tucson Mall. It looks like it will serve pretty standard Italian fare, for the most part, although there appears to be a slightly more upscale feel to it than most mall food.…
            

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2011-04-01 Wake Up or Wind Down: The Edge Bar (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/wake-up-or-wind-down-the-edge-bar

        
        
        

The combination coffee joint/cocktail spot is popular in Seattle, where perpetual sunlessness makes one crave massive doses of caffeine and/or alcohol on as regular a basis as possible.


Having made the move from Seattle (actually, Bremerton, but close enough) to Tucson more than a decade ago, I still find myself pining for the strange buzz of strong coffee and cognac on a dreary afternoon.…
            

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2011-04-01 With public's help, fund can send 700 children to weeklong camps (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_02126244-d07e-5cff-8a70-fe4478c6bc86.html

So far this year, 194 people, families, businesses and
organizations have donated a total of $22,412 for children to go to
camp this summer.

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2011-04-01 Your Thursday Live Music Recommendation - I Was Totally Destroying It (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/03/31/your-thursday-live-music-recommendation-i-was-totally-destroying-it

        
        
        

Chapel Hill's I Was Totally Destroying It is opening for Caliche Con Carne at the Red Room tonight, and while this probably sounds like sort of a insult, what I love about this band is how much they remind me of the "college rock" of the mid-90's, existing somewhere between Superchunk and Velocity Girl. As far as I know, they've never played here, but they're certainly a group with a lot of promise and I'm as excited for their new album Preludes coming out in April as anything on the horizon.…
            

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