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2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Want to See 300 Wine Bottles Break? (weekly)

        Sure you do. Who wouldn't (besides the guy who had to clean it up)?

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2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Artistic Range: Art After Dark at the Tucson Museum of Art (weekly)

It's the debut night of Art After Dark, a new after-hour party at the Tucson Museum of Art. You've got four new exhibitions opening up, fire daredevils, performance artists, love confessions and more, all set to the music of DJ Carl ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Finally, I Know What the Most Popular Answer on Jeopardy Is! (weekly)

        My favorite thing about the internet is that if you wait around long enough, someone will spend an extensive amount of time researching the answer to a question that you're too lazy to do the work to answer yourself. Today, that work ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Can Giffords Run for Kyl's Seat? (weekly)

        The Washington Times suggests that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is a "shoo-in" for Jon Kyl's Senate seat if she decides to run:
Any discussion of who's likely to succeed outgoing Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona needs to factor in the following ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Valentine's Day With the Super Friends (weekly)

In what is probably a wild but delightful act of copyright infringement, Mark Anderson of the website Andertoons scanned and uploaded an entire box of Super Friends valentines from 1980 to cut out and give to the love of your life that ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
More Grist for Senate Speculation Mill: Fife Symington and Kurt Warner (weekly)

        Politico reports:
Add one more name to the list of Republicans considering a run for Senate in Arizona: former Gov. Fife Symington.
Symington, who served as governor for six years in the 1990s, told POLITICO Thursday afternoon that ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Jennifer Allen on State's 14th Amendment Babble (weekly)

        If you missed Jennifer Allen, executive director of Border Action Network, taking on the birthright-citizenship bills in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, you can watch Allen below explain the latest version of Arizona ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Slashing the State: Cutting Back State Parks (weekly)

        Budget shortages are nothing new for Arizona State Parks over the past few years, but Gov. Jan Brewer’s most recent state budget proposal is slashing the state parks system even more than usual.
The most notable cut of the parks ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Tonight: Kinch at Plush (weekly)

        I don't know why they continue to call Phoenix home, when it's obvious they would be more at home here in Tucson. Go to Plush tonight, check out the club's new remodel, and check out Kinch, on at 9:30 p.m.…
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2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
The Black Keys Make Great Videos (Starring Corbin Bernsen) (weekly)

I wasn't a huge Black Keys fan until their most recent album Brothers came out last year, but I'm not sure I've listened to any disc more in the last six months or so. They're skipping Tucson to play Mesa on their current run of shows ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Who'll Run for Kyl's Seat? (weekly)

        Blog for Arizona gathers together the media speculation so far:
The Arizona Republic
Rep. Jeff Flake
Rep. Trent Franks
Former Rep. John Shadegg
Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth
Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods
Former ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Mubarak Steps Down (At Least, We Think So) (weekly)


After yesterday's "He's qutting!" then the following "Wait, I don't think he is, but he's passing power to Suleiman", I'm not sure what to believe, but watching the events unfold on Al Jazeera English is still incredibly exciting. ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
NRA Head Has Interesting Perspective on the Tucson Shootings (weekly)

        Wayne LaPierre, if nothing else, is a dedicated spokesman for his organization, the National Rifle Association. He doesn't bend, give in, or sway from his pro-gun beliefs ever, and at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Valentine Heartbreak: Tucson Ranked One of Least Romantic Cities (weekly)

        When it comes to romance, Tucson made the top 10 list of cities that have no clue.

At least that’s the verdict from Redbox, the large vending-machine-type contraptions outside of convenience stores where you can rent a DVD for ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Neighborhood Brief (starnet-local)


2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Ben's Bells: Gay community praises couple's compassion (starnet-local)

The recipients of this week's Ben's Bell are Kathy and Ray
Green, who volunteer in the LGBTQ - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender, Questioning - community.

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Friday, Feb. 11

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Army finds mayhem in war affected slain soldier (starnet-local)

A Tucson soldier who ... read more

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

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

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
O'odham sue to block annexation of proposed casino site (starnet-local)

The Tohono O'odham Nation is asking a federal judge to void a
new state law that allows Glendale to annex the property on which
the tribe wants to build a casino.

2011-02-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 12 2011\
Love to sing? Chorus just might be for you (starnet-local)

Do you love to sing? If so, the women of Tucson Desert Harmony
would like you to join them Tuesday at a special guest night to
explore singing in four-part harmony, a cappella style.

2010-06-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 01 2010\
America's Wildest Wiener (weekly)

        Parade magazine calls the Sonoran hot dog "America's wildest wiener" in this article about the country's top hot dogs:
America’s wildest wiener is the Sonoran hot dog, sold by street-corner vendors throughout Tucson. A bacon-wrapped all ... read more

2010-06-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 01 2010\
Tucson's Everyday People: Beats with Norman Weinberg (weekly)

UA journalism student Robert Alcaraz introduces us to Norman Weinberg, the director of percussion at the University of Arizona's School of Music. Weinberg is often seen working with his students on a personal and professional level. ... read more

2010-06-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 01 2010\
Center for Biological Diversity: Tougher Measures Needed on Off-Shore Drilling (weekly)

Remember when we said last week that the top kill strategy might be slowing the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? Not so much, as it turns out. It appears the oil may continue pouring out until August, according to this NYT account.
Meanwhile ... read more

2010-06-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 01 2010\
Boca Is Open! (weekly)

         A new restaurant specializing in gourmet tacos has opened in the old Greasy Tony's location ... read more

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Shelko has Rio Nuevo contract at $100/hour (starnet-local)
Former Rio Nuevo Director Greg Shelko is back working for Rio Nuevo as the board that oversees the redevelopment district voted Tuesday to hire him as a $100-an-hour consultant for a new convention hotel downtown.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Yucky feeling 'widespread' (starnet-local)
Feeling sick? Achy? Vomiting?

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
E. Ariz. river may have its own Nessie — with plenty of serious teeth (starnet-local)
The story has all the makings of a B movie.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Judge orders disputed RTA ballots destroyed (starnet-local)
The ballots from the 2006 Regional Transportation Authority election will be destroyed, according to a ruling issued Tuesday by Pima County Superior Court Judge Charles Harrington.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Man hanging out of vehicle loses arm when SUV hits tree (starnet-local)
A man was in stable condition Tuesday after his arm was severed while he was hanging out of a moving SUV that crashed near downtown, police said.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Cold Case : Back-shooting victim, 20, was known as a peacemaker (starnet-local)
Manuel M. Garcia, 20, was known in his family as the person who tried to avoid conflict.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Local students in the running for National Merit Scholarships (starnet-local)
More than five dozen Southern Arizona students are among the 16,000 named nationally as semifinalists for the 2010 round of National Merit Scholarships.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Carjacker fires a shot, then leads police on wrong-way I-10 chase; arrest made (starnet-local)
A man accused of carjacking a motorist at gunpoint and then leading police on a chase the wrong way down Interstate 10 has been arrested.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Pregnant or care for a baby? You're first for H1N1 vaccine (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Pregnant women and those who care for the youngest infants are going to get first crack at swine flu vaccine in Arizona, according to plans by the state health department.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Crash into school bus results in 40+ counts (starnet-local)
A 33-year-old Tucson man has been indicted on more than three dozen charges in connection with a hit-and-run collision involving a school bus carrying children.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Phoenix-Vegas interstate seen as a vital link (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — A new interstate highway linking Phoenix and Las Vegas could strengthen the link between two of the fastest-growing U.S. cities while becoming a prime route to transport freight from Mexico to Las Vegas and beyond, officials say.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Lottery (starnet-local)
Drawings for Tuesday, Sept. 15

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
farmer's market debuts at retirement center (starnet-local)
A new farmer's market at The Forum at Tucson senior living community had an array of vendors, including a stand selling shaved ice where Kathy Johnson and son, Neal, 2, were enjoying some of the cold stuff. Johnson's daughter, Kali, 4, had a seat on the ... read more

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Return-to-moon program gets boost in Congress (starnet-local)
WASHINGTON — NASA's weakened return-to-the-moon program got a lift Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Board of Supervisors OKs sale of $143M in voter-approved bonds (starnet-local)
The Pima County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the sale of $143 million in bonds at its Tuesday meeting.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Finalists named for 40 Under 40 (starnet-local)
The finalists for the 2009 40 Under 40 awards have been selected. They were chosen by a panel of judges from among 220 nominations received for this year's award, which honors Tucson's young community leaders.

2009-09-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 16 2009\
Matt's forecast (starnet-local)
Dry air continues to envelop Southeast Arizona, but a trough of low pressure will move southward out of Utah and into Central Arizona today. Only isolated mountain storms can be expected well east of Tucson. Temperatures will be average, with highs in ... read more

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Bailout Nation (weekly)
Our review of 2008: A year of rapid collapse

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Status and Stasis (weekly)
A review of stories from 2008 reveals that the status quo often--but not always--reigns supreme

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Charity and Integrity (weekly)
Updates on stories regarding banned food drives, ballot bigotry and election databases

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Fence Fears (weekly)
Metal barriers are the San Pedro River's newest inhabitants

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
The Skinny (weekly)
Little bits of news strung together haphazardly.

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Media Watch (weekly)
Layoffs the Big Media News in 2008

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
T Q&A (weekly)
Tucson Q&A with Molly McClintock

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Police Dispatch (weekly)
Evidence of the local criminal mind at work.

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Danehy (weekly)
Tom starts off 2009 with queries concerning economists, Michael Jackson and the UA band

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Messina (weekly)
Paul Nosa makes art with a sewing machine and green electricity

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Guest Commentary (weekly)
Don't blame the barista for your worries and declining finances

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
¡Ask a Mexican! (weekly)
Why is Mexican Spanish prone to such a mangled morphology?

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Obama Issue: Last Call (weekly)
A note from the editor.

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Mailbag (weekly)
Howls of outrage and squeals of delight from our astonished fans.

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
Pick of the Week (weekly)
Kids, Hippos and the Bassoon

2009-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2009\
City Week (weekly)
Our top picks of what to do and where to do it for the week.

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