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2012-07-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2012\
Reid Park's beloved Connie put down at San Diego Zoo (starnet-local) : zoo records can be accessed
I'm not sure why the activist Toland said only that she was 'told she was in good health' when she requested medical records.  Detailed notes by keepers are kept in the Zoo administration office and are available by FOIA (Freedom Of Information Act) requests ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Young Couple Donates $250,000 to Tucson Community Food Bank (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        This just in:
A young couple has anonymously given the Community Food Bank a gift of $250,000 on behalf of their family. According to the food bank’s chief development officer, Pauline Hechler, “This is the largest one-time ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
The Food Truck Diaries,Volume Seven: Planet of the Crepes (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        When Tucson Weekly readers talk, we listen. So when somebody asked if there were food trucks serving something other than Mexican food or hot dogs, we knew it was time to head east.…
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2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Speaking of "Arrested Development"... (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Five years ago today, Fox aired the last four episodes of Arrested Development on a Friday night. Against the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics.…
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2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Read a Long Story About "Party Down", a Show You Should Have Watched (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        It's a cliche at this point to talk about TV shows that didn't the attention that it deserved, some mistakenly canceled work of genius that slipped under the popular radar. Arrested Development is the usual subject of these long-winded ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Have You Seen This Scientist? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
I am a big fan of jokes in the form of posted signs. Also, Muppets, right?
[Pleated Jeans]
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2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Nope, Mubarak's Sticking Around (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Al Jazeera English:
Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president, has refused to step down from his post, saying that he will not bow to "foreign pressure" in a televised address to the nation.
Mubarak announced that he had put into place ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Epic Meal Time Make a Burrito Called "El Gigante" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I'm not going to lie, I wish I would have thought of making taco shells out of bacon.

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2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
No 'Miracles' on Saturday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 12, performance of Invisible Theatre's Miracles has been cancelled. The schedule is as follows:
7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m., Sunday, through Sunday, Feb. 20.&hellip ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
RIP, Marvin Sease (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Marvin Sease was from the era of gospel singers that ended up pursuing a career in R&B, but while Sease never made it big nationally, he made an interesting name for himself with a raunchier take on the genre in the late 80's, including ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
HUB Restaurant and Ice Creamery Opens Saturday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        If you like meat, ice cream and/or beer, the grand opening of HUB Restaurant and Ice Creamery at 266 E. Congress St. this weekend is the place to be. There’s more information here.…
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2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Artistic Range: Einar and Jamex de la Torre at the Tucson Museum of Art. Plus: After-Hours Party! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
"Bethlehem Boy," 2007, blown glass, mixed media by Einar and Jamex de la Torre, will be on display in Borderlandia: Cultural Topographies by Einar and Jamex de la Torre, one of four shows opening Friday, Feb. 11, at the Tucson Museum ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Democrats: Arizona a "Prime Pick-Up Opportunity" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reacts to Sen. Jon Kyl's announcement that he won't seek reelection:
Senator Kyl’s announcement has instantaneously catapulted Arizona to a prime pick-up opportunity for Senate Democrats ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
I Would Be Willing to Taste Your Super-Strong Beer, Scotland (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Scottish brewer Brewdog is responsible for one of the worst beers I've ever tasted (one they seem to no longer make, which is good because it tasted like the ashes left over after a campfire), but in the era of "extreme" brewing, they ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Downtown Monkey Burger Opens Saturday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Tucson’s second Monkey Burger restaurant is set to open this Saturday in the former Burger City location at 47 N. Sixth Ave.
The new location is said to have more bar seating than the Monkey Burger at 5350 E. Broadway Blvd. The ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Politico: Kyl To Call It Quits (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Politico reports that U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl is set to retire:
Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl will announce Thursday that he is not running for reelection in 2012.
The second-ranking Republican in the Senate is expected to make the announcement ... read more

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
MSNBC: Mubarak to Step Down? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I won't believe it until I see it happen on Al Jazeera English, but this is the headline at MSNBC right now:

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2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 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:

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

East Side

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• "Council approves rules for UA-area minidorms," Wednesday on
A2, incorrectly reported an action by the City Council. The council
gave preliminary approval to new minidorm restrictions, and

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Food Bank gets $250K toward kids' programs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A $250,000 donation to Tucson's Community Food Bank - the
largest it's ever received from an individual family - will keep
children's plates piled high with fresh, locally grown fruits and
vegetables

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Golder Ranch fire crews get new training site (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-02-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 11 2011\
Take a 'hike into history' and discover Bascom Affair (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Bascom Affair might ... read more

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Former Rio Nuevo chief may be rehired (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309024
Just three months after the city pushed out  Rio Nuevo Director Greg Shelko, the board that oversees the redevelopment project is poised to hire him back on a $100-an-hour contract.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
TEP seeks solar-plant bids (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309047
Tucson Electric Power Co. is seeking bids to locate a "utility scale" solar plant in the Tucson area, along with some smaller installations on underused land, possibly on reclaimed landfills.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
BASIS school lures Gingrich, Sharpton (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309031
Two of the country's most outspoken and controversial public figures are coming to Tucson next month as part of a nationwide tour to promote education.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Continental Ranch changing management (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309051
The Continental Ranch Community Association board accepted its property-management company's resignation Sunday and named a successor despite objections from several people who wanted to know what caused the breakup.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Shelton defends process used for UA budget cuts (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309033
University of Arizona President Robert Shelton answered faculty members' questions about the school's budget on Monday.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Student of the week (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309052
Danielle Mims

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
$6,000 donated to buy Tasers for Tucson cops (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309043
The Tucson Police Department was given nearly $6,000 Monday to outfit five patrol officers with new Taser stun guns. The donation is from the Tucson Police Foundation.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Green Valley couple admit double-voting (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309049
A Green Valley couple accused of voting twice in the 2008 election pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Monday, avoiding prison time.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Suits challenge new Arizona restrictions on abortions (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309027
A new Arizona law that critics say imposes restrictions on women's access to abortion is being challenged in state and federal courts.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Site that washed out in '06 to get new bridge, culverts (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/308991

  
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2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Lights for kids hit by cancer (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309053
A candlelight vigil was held Monday evening at University Medical Center to mark September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Taxpayer Watch : 'Road is a disgrace,' but county lacks funds to fix it (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309032
Green Valley resident John Sidoroff is frustrated with Pima County over what he says is the poor condition of South Abrego Drive, which he travels on frequently.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Girl, 5, left brain-dead after fall into pool will live on as organ donor, parents say (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309048
Rachel Allen liked to help.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Work on interchange at Twin Peaks will bring I-10 closures (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/308998
Progress on the Twin Peaks Interchange project along Interstate 10 in Marana will force the temporary closure of two eastbound lanes beginning Wednesday night, according to a news release issued by the Arizona Department of Transportation.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Magazine mulls move, closure after staffer is attacked twice (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309028
The publisher of a Tucson fitness magazine is contemplating moving or closing her business after one of her employees was attacked for a second time in as many weeks outside the office building.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Guilty plea ends dogfighting case against Tucson man, 57 (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309016
A Pima County resident accused of running a dogfighting ring pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge of animal neglect.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
corrections (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309009
• Eric P. Chaman's name erroneously ran in a death notice Saturday on A14. It was his daughter, Kathleen A. Chaman, 40, who died on Sept. 7.

2009-09-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 15 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/308992
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Lack of 50-year-old stubs keeps braceros from back pay (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Antonio Olivares Samaniego, 79, worked at U.S farms for almost 50 years, picking lettuce, beets, and taking care of the fields, no matter how much snow was at his feet or how much the sun burned his back.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Parents of 18 (14 adopted) undaunted after house fire (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The McAllisters always knew they had their hands full with 14 adopted children, most of them with special needs.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
One-stop center links unemployed with jobs (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
David Dean didn't get up early to shop on Christmas Eve - the draftsman who has lost two jobs since summer spent the morning looking for work.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Oro Valley woman got upbeat note from astronaut daughter (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The mother of astronaut Laurel Clark, Margy Brown, lives in Oro Valley.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Lobbyist sues New York Times over article on her, McCain (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
RICHMOND, Va. - A Washington lobbyist sued The New York Times for $27 million Tuesday over an article that she says gave the false impression she had an affair with Sen. John McCain in 1999.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Rapper DMX pleads guilty to drug, theft charges (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX - Rapper DMX reached a plea deal on multiple drug possession, theft and animal cruelty charges.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Tucsonan who survived Holocaust knew concentration camp love story was a lie (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Oprah believed him. So did literary agents, book publishers and movie producers.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
DPS tightens search rules to avoid profiling (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The Arizona Department of Public Safety, in moves intended to prevent and detect racial profiling, is making internal changes that include requiring Highway Patrol officers to document why they search vehicles they stop.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Arizona workers want state to OK union (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX- State officials are reviewing Arizona Department of Environmental Quality employees' request for union representation.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Conservatives look to Flake to rescue GOP (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Jeff Flake is positioning himself as Arizona's Republican maverick for the future.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Expert: 9-year-old St. Johns boy incompetent to stand trial (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
ST. JOHNS — An expert who evaluated a 9-year-old boy charged in the deaths of his father and another man has determined the boy is incompetent to stand trial, the boy's lawyer said.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Pipe break cuts off water to 100 on the North Side (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A water pipe break in the 700 block of West Roger Road is disrupting traffic in the area and has cut off potable water to about 100 people, including residents and businesses.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Pedestrian fatally struck by Jeep late Monday (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A man from the Navajo Nation who was visiting relatives in Tucson was killed Monday night when he walked in front of an oncoming Jeep, a Pima County sheriff's spokeswoman said.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Domestic violence suspect, passenger killed in car crash (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A domestic violence suspect fleeing a deputy sheriff and a passenger in his car died early Tuesday when the car crashed into a utility pole on North Fairview Avenue, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Ninth border tunnel in 3 months found (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
NOGALES — A clandestine tunnel along the Arizona-Mexican border has been found near downtown Nogales.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Report: DPS still profiles drivers (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/273928
PHOENIX — Department of Public Safety officers are still far more likely to ask Hispanic motorists for permission to search their vehicles than other groups, according to a new report.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Two men die as high-speed crash rips car in half (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/273937
Two men died Tuesday morning when their car slammed into a North Side power pole so hard that the vehicle was torn in half.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Ring in New Year's with family (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/273945
Downtown Tucson's sleepy nighttime atmosphere will take the evening off tonight to make room for First Night Tucson 2009.

2008-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2008\
Drinking tonight? You'll need to know more than just '0.08' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/273916
Drinking this New Year's Eve?


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