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2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Green Party Pseudo-Candidate Endorses Republican for Mayor? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        If you're going by Facebook "likes", Jon McLane was seven times more likely to be mayor than Ron Asta (he's up to 12 likes!), but he's bowing out of a race he wasn't actually likely to be eligible for. Even better, he's joining ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Music and Booze for a Good Cause Saturday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
James from local band Caliche con Carne is from Alabama, and after the band's previously scheduled ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
McCain: Torture Didn't Lead to Bin Laden (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        We pointed out on The Range last week and in The Skinny this week that Sen. John McCain was pushing back against the right-wing meme that torture helped lead to Osama bin Laden's Pakistani hide-out.
McCain emphasized his point ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Frosty Jake's Opens Saturday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Lament no longer, fellow fans of frozen custard!
After many months of teasing us with an “Opening Soon”  sign, the new Frosty Jake's at 3102 E. Grant Road opens this weekend.…
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2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Get Ready to Really Hate Goldman Sachs (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Matt Taibbi is turning out important, dynamic journalism at Rolling Stone month after month lately, and his new article brings up the same question that some of his recent work on the financial meltdown did: Why are these people ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Goodbye, Productivity! Angry Birds Comes to Chrome (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Yes, you'll have to download Google's Chrome browser if you haven't already, but the way things are going ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
It's Buck-Beer Night! Go See the Padres! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
A 10th-inning rally fell short last night as the Tucson Padres lost another close game. But they're back ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Beatrice Nielsen of UHS Wins Congressional Art Contest (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
We mentioned in this week's Skinny that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' office hosted a reception ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Common's Poem About Government Overthrow (Just Kidding) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
See for yourself: Common's appearance at the White House last night. In other news, Sarah Palin moves on to something about boots and business.…
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2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Endeavour Scheduled to Launch Monday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Mark Kelly and the rest of the Endeavour crew are back in Florida preparing for a scheduled launch on Monday, May 16 at 5:56 a.m. Arizona time.…
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2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Oro Valley's 5-ton watch (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• Southern Arizona high schools earned first, third and fourth
place at the Division III state doubles tennis tournament Monday.
Sabino's Jackson Lee and Stephen Bonhoff won the title, while
Connor Jo

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 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:

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Thursday, May 12

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Psychoactive mushrooms grown in UA lab, cops say (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/educatio

A pair of University of Arizona chemistry students were growing
psychoactive mushrooms in labs on campus, right under the noses of
scientists and authorities, according to police reports.

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Food-bank donations will go to help center (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Money donated to Tucson ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Criminal charges dismissed in jaguar capture (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Criminal charges were dismissed today against whistleblower
Janay Brun in return for her admission there was no "authorization
or permission" to intentionally capture jaguar Macho B more tha

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Food Bank will open Giffords Family Assistance Center in Sept. (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Money donated to Tucson’s Community Food Bank in the wake of the
Jan. 8 shootings will go toward a new family-assistance  center set
to open in September.

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Today's radar van schedule (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:

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Josh Brodesky: Abundant reasons for adoring summer, whenever it begins (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

So tell me, have you had your welcome-back-summer moment,
yet?

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
New PCC presidents hired for NW, Downtown sites (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/educatio

Pima Community College has hired two new campus presidents.

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
Vacant housing rampant in Arizona (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

New figures today from ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
2 families displaced by carport fire on Tucson's east side (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Two families were displaced after a carport fire at a home in
Tucson’s east side Tuesday night, fire officials said.

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
A grand leap (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
A Christina-Taylor scholarship (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Southern Arizona girls with political aspirations will benefit
from a scholarship named for the youngest victim of the Jan. 8
Tucson shootings.

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
As fire near Portal spreads, it's hotshots to the rescue (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

 
PORTAL - About 300 ... read more

2011-05-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 13 2011\
KVOA to delay airing drama based on Jan. 8 (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

An upcoming episode of "Law & Order: LA" inspired by the
assassination attempt on U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will not air
in Tucson until the following morning, a KVOA official sai

2010-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2010\
The Morning After: Artists for Action Voter Registration Concert (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Last night's free Artists for Action Voter Registration Concert and Rally at the Marquee Theatre in Phoenix featured local acts including Calexico, Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta, Salvador Duran and Miniature Tigers. The 1,500 people that ... read more

2010-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2010\
Road runner: Drinking, driving survey signals ongoing problem (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Statistics released last week by the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration say 20 percent of people age 16 and older
acknowledged that they've driven within two hours of drinking
alcohol, and

2010-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 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:

2010-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2010\
Ask the Dean: Wait until senior year to start career search? You're doomed (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/educatio

After I start college, when and how do I start focusing on a
career?

2010-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2010\
Lake Havasu shooting leaves 5 dead; gunman later kills self (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

LAKE HAVASU CITY - A ... read more

2010-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, Aug. 28

2010-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2010\
Tucson Oddity: New tower won't mean demise of airport icon (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Tucson International ... read more

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Superior's huge mine gets a win in Congress (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321723
A U.S. Senate committee gave two mining companies their first victory Wednesday in a four-year struggle to pull off a land exchange in central Arizona to clear the way for North America's largest copper mine.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
We see a 'Super-Earth' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321666
Astronomers say they have discovered a nearly Earthlike planet, loaded with water and covered with a thick atmosphere, using an array of small "off-the-shelf" telescopes atop Mount Hopkins.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321660
The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Small-business group seeking ouster of chamber's Camper (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321696
A bid is under way to bounce the leader of the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
ASDB lets go of 13 employees in Tucson, 9 in Phoenix after $4.2M in budget cuts (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321694
Citing state budget cuts, the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind laid off 22 employees statewide.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Vets put boots to road to raise funds (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321690
Mark Finelli is hoping to turn a 100-mile journey into thousands of dollars for injured troops.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
'Be a Santa to a Senior' program brings candy, clothing to elderly Tucsonans living alone (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321707
Volunteers Susan Johnston and Betty Kelch are Santa's helpers this holiday season and are giving of themselves to make this Christmas special to 1,600 seniors who are alone in Pima County.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Law and Order: Girls, 1 and 3, found alone in Douglas (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321711
Two children are in the custody of Child Protective Services after they were left unattended at a home in Douglas, authorities said.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Chuy's told to pay $49K for song use without OK (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321683
A federal judge has ruled the owners of six Tucson Chuy's Mesquite Broiler restaurants must pay almost $49,000 for playing songs without permission.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Gee-whiz tech helps set stage for Afghan surge (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321687
The fight against the Taliban came to Tucson on Wednesday.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Solve for broccoli: Garden is key to algebra class class (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321685
Joselyn Ramos didn't think she had a green thumb.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Brewer OKs Christmas, Hanukkah celebration for state employees (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321712
PHOENIX — The state may be teetering on financial collapse.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
AZ ranked low in emergency health preparedness (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321702
Arizona is one of the country's seven worst states in emergency health preparedness, a new report says.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Sales tax hike won't be on March ballot (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321705
PHOENIX — Arizona residents won't get to vote this March whether they want to hike the state's sales tax.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321658
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Major drug ring busted in Maricopa (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321726
PHOENIX — Authorities say a large drug-distribution organization with ties to a Mexican cartel has been busted after a yearlong investigation that stretched across most of Maricopa County.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
5 Boys & Girls Clubs staffers get college aid (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321708
The University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona gave full-tuition scholarships to five Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson staff members.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Library information (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321474
What's new

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Volunteer Connection (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321331
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at www.volunteersoaz.org, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's Web site. For personalized assistance or more information on any of the volunteer opportunities listed here, call 881-3300.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Mini-mall is a big hit for retirees (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321414
Wanda Hein is 90 years old. Alice Schultz is 89. Both are still running at a full clip and producing the art they love.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Library information (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321332

  Area branches

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
It's official: Ten are running in OV council election (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321443
The 2010 race for Oro Valley Town Council has attracted 10 residents who became official candidates last week.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Volunteer Connection (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321434
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at www.volunteersoaz.org, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's Web site. For personalized assistance or more information on any of the volunteer opportunities listed here, call 881-3300.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Kevin Pakulis Band to play Saturday at Abounding Grace (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321423
The Kevin Pakulis Band will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Abounding Grace Sanctuary, 2450 S. Kolb Road.

2009-12-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 17 2009\
Tucson Woman's Club to host Market Day fundraising sale (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321418
The Tucson Woman's Club, a nonprofit group affiliated with the General Federation of Women's Clubs, is holding a Market Day sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 6245 E. Bellevue (behind Trader Joe's).

2009-04-03 'Around the World in 80 Telescopes' has Arizona angle (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287243.php
Southern Arizona will contribute to a 24-hour live video webcast today called "Around the World in 80 Telescopes," in which viewers can tune in to watch segments from 80 different astronomical observatories.
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2009-04-03 17 area students to participate in Friday's state Geographic Bee (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113518.php
Seventeen area students will participate in the state Geographic Bee on Friday at Arizona State University.
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2009-04-03 24-hour live webcast from telescopes around the world (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113515.php
Several observatories have partnered with the University of Arizona to offer a 24-hour live webcast from telescopes around the world.
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2009-04-03 Arizona Legislature OKs withholding change (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113489.php
PHOENIX — Arizona legislators on Thursday approved emergency legislation to boost Arizona's income-tax withholding percentages so a taxpayer's state withholding doesn't change with a reduction in federal rates.
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2009-04-03 Arizona governor revokes predecessor's labor order (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113507.php
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday erased an executive order in which her predecessor gave state government workers the right to "meet and confer" with administrators.
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2009-04-03 Asarco could net $6B through lawsuit award (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113496.php
A federal judge in Texas has ordered a subsidiary of mining giant Grupo Mexico SAB to return stock in a Peruvian mining company once owned by Tucson-based copper miner Asarco LLC, now going through bankruptcy reorganization.
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2009-04-03 Buyers pass on Citizen visit (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113563.php
Potential buyers of the Tucson Citizen were invited last week by Gannett Co. Inc. to visit the paper and interview employees, but apparently no one accepted the invitation.
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2009-04-03 City getting $5.1M to create jobs and do 'green' projects (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113522.php
Tucson is getting $5.1 million to make itself "greener." The money, a grant from the U.S. Energy Department, will go to projects that create jobs and a more energy-efficient community.
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2009-04-03 City, county turning foreclosed homes into rentals to help stabilize neighborhoods (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113513.php
Midvale Park is being targeted by Pima County officials in an effort to combat the negative effects of foreclosures in the neighborhood.
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2009-04-03 Dad seeks access to son accused of killing cop (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113508.php
The father of the suspected  killer of Tucson police officer Erik Hite is trying to communicate with his son through a third party.
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2009-04-03 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287177.php
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2009-04-03 Ex-Az official is Obama's choice to run highway agency (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113546.php
PHOENIX - President Obama said Thursday  he plans to nominate former Arizona Department of Transportation Director Victor Mendez for administrator of the Federal Highway Administration.
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2009-04-03 FEMA accepts floodplain study done by Marana (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287226.php
Marana's floodplain study has been accepted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to a letter dated March 30.
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2009-04-03 Feds agree to look at jaguar's capture (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287223.php
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will investigate the circumstances surrounding the capture and euthanization of the jaguar Macho B, service officials said Thursday.
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2009-04-03 Immigrants finding a voice in Tucson (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113516.php
Some fled the ravages of war and political persecution. Others came for a chance at a life free from poverty and discrimination. These refugee and immigrant children ended up in the heart of Tucson, at Catalina Magnet High School,  3645 E. Pima St.
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2009-04-03 Imprisoned man to serve 18 more years in '01 rape (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287224.php
A former Tucson man convicted in the October 2001 rape of a local teenager was sentenced to 18 1/2 years in prison Thursday — a sentence he won't begin serving until after his current prison sentence expires.
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2009-04-03 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287205.php
A strong low-pressure system is moving into Northern Arizona today, and it is expected to produce a lot of wind this afternoon and evening. Cooler and breezy conditions are expected behind this system Saturday. High pressure aloft on Sunday will return us to dry and warmer weather.
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2009-04-03 Kids organize walkathon to benefit Diamond Children's Medical Center (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113510.php
Coyote Trail and Rattlesnake Ridge elementary school students have organized a walkathon to benefit the Diamond Children's Medical Center at University Medical Center.
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2009-04-03 Law and Order: Woman critically hurt as car rolls over her (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287229.php
  Woman critically hurt as car rolls over her
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2009-04-03 Layoff of tax collectors, auditors may cost Arizona (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113485.php
A 44 percent reduction in tax collectors and auditors at the Department of Revenue could make it more difficult for the state to go after delinquent taxpayers, possibly resulting in millions of lost dollars for Arizona, a department official said.
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2009-04-03 Life stories : Milton Frank helped many deal with life's problems (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287238.php
Growing up in an industrial part of Cleveland, the son of hardworking Hungarian immigrants, Milton Frank developed an empathy for the working poor and others who found life a struggle.
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2009-04-03 Local students participate in robotics meet (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113519.php
Four teams from three area schools are representing Arizona this week at the Championship of the Americas in Omaha, Neb. Students are competing against other schools that have robots created from the VEX Robotics Design System, developed by Innovation First Inc.
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2009-04-03 Man chasing tire into Golf Links traffic is hit, killed (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113484.php
A Tucson man was struck by a car and killed when went into a busy roadway to retrieve a bicycle tire Wednesday evening, a Tucson police spokesman said.
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2009-04-03 Man guilty in death of motorcyclist (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287169.php
A Tucson man is facing up to eight years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to negligent homicide in the death of a motorcyclist last June.
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2009-04-03 More than cuts needed to solve state budget crisis (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113490.php
PHOENIX - A team of university experts on Thursday urged lawmakers to consider tax increases and sweeping changes to Arizona fiscal policies to tackle the state's budget crisis and preventing another one.
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2009-04-03 Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287182.php

  
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2009-04-03 New law dean to push for private support (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287214.php
New UA law school dean Lawrence Ponoroff will strive to increase the number of scholarships, faculty members and programs supported by private donations, a challenge he's looking forward to in the face of an economic recession.
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2009-04-03 Pima briefly delays start of speed cams (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287179.php
  Pima briefly delays start of speed cams
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2009-04-03 Radar van locations (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287239.php
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department's Web site:
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2009-04-03 Rally's focus is coping with chronic lung disease (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113511.php
The American Lung Association is hosting a "Respiratory Rally" on Saturday.
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2009-04-03 Second round of high pollen counts kicking up allergies (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113509.php
Tucsonans are getting a noseful of plant parts as a second round of high pollen counts has hit the Old Pueblo.
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2009-04-03 Segway creator, author are UA keynote speakers (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287241.php
A UA professor with a best-selling book and the inventor of the Segway scooter will speak at the university's commencement ceremonies this May, officials announced on Thursday.
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2009-04-03 Segway inventor, best-selling author to be UA commencement speakers (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113495.php
A health care innovator and the author of a prophetic look at Earth without humans are the  May 2009 commencement speakers for the University of Arizona.
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2009-04-03 Seniors say budget cuts hurting the state's elderly (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113488.php
PHOENIX — One hundred years old and legally blind, Lucille Myers couldn't travel to the State Capitol from her Phoenix home Wednesday, so her caretaker, Cyndy Scheidle, made the trek to Senior Action Day for her.
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2009-04-03 Stimulus won't save TUSD jobs (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287220.php
Nearly $34 million in federal stimulus funds will begin flowing into the Tucson Unified School District, but the money won't avert the massive layoffs expected Tuesday.
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2009-04-03 Tradition remains alive in Zac Brown Band (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287221.php
FLORENCE — It was refreshing to see the Zac Brown Band — the first act on Country Thunder 2009's main stage — pull out some fiddles, a steel guitar and a mandolin. So many country acts nowadays, including many of the artists performing at the 16th annual festival here, ignore those traditional instruments.
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2009-04-03 Traffic inspections aimed at guns bound for Mexico (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113498.php
CUERNAVACA, Mexico — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday that more inspections of vehicles headed into Mexico and stepped up intelligence gathering on the U.S. side of the border would be part of an effort by both nations to choke off arms traffic into America's southern neighbor.
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2009-04-03 Tucson Time Capsule : Buds' odds not so good (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287178.php
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2009-04-03 Tucsonan is convicted of robbing 4 pharmacies (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287172.php
A 30-year-old Tucson man is facing decades in prison after being convicted of robbing four pharmacies last year in his quest for the painkiller OxyContin.
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2009-04-03 U.S. won't reconsider snag on Arizona stimulus cash (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113505.php
PHOENIX - The federal government on Thursday rebuffed Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's request for reconsideration of a federal finding that threatens to deprive the state of $1.6 billion of additional Medicaid money provided through the federal stimulus program unless the state reverses a health care eligibility change.
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2009-04-03 UA names law school dean (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113499.php
Lawrence Ponoroff, who helped shepherd a traumatized student body and faculty through the rebuilding of Tulane University in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, has been appointed dean of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.
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2009-04-03 US ruling could be worth $6 billion-plus to Tucson-based Asarco (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/287164.php
A U.S. District Court judge in Texas has ruled that Asarco LLC and its parent company must work out a deal that could be worth more than $6 billion to the Tucson-based copper producer.
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2009-04-03 Woman critically injured when car rolls over her head (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/113494.php
A 35-year-old South Side woman was critically injured early Thursday when a car she was trying to get in gear rolled over her head.
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