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2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
NYT: Giffords "Making Progess Every Day" (weekly)

        The New York Times gives us the closest look yet at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' recovery:
PHOENIX — Representative Gabrielle Giffords, an eloquent speaker before she was shot in the head last month, is relearning the skill ... read more

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

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

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
Wilmot Library reopens after makeover (starnet-local)

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Saturday, Feb. 12

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
US files to drop charges vs. Loughner (starnet-local)

Prosecutors have filed ... read more

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
UA's 'Week of Civility' to accent tone of dialogue (starnet-local)

The University of Arizona is kicking off a Week of Civility

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
Tucson Oddity: Giant stone orbs attract attention on Fort Lowell (starnet-local)

Motorists driving along ... read more

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
UA impoundment rule adds obstacle for skateboarders (starnet-local)

Skateboarders looking to land a perfect trick on the UA campus
may find themselves sans their wheels.

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
UA engineering team studies Haiti buildings that survived for clues (starnet-local)

While most Haitians still struggle daily a year after an
earthquake killed more than 300,000 people and devastated the
island's largest cities, officials are slowly beginning to consider
rebuilding me

2011-02-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 14 2011\
Big, heartfelt tribute (starnet-local)

Tucson's "human heart ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
City Week (weekly)

        Le Petit Carnaval; Rockin' Cinderella; Old Blind Dogs in concert; Bill Carter book-signing and reading
            by D.J. Ochoa
            French Fun at the Fox! Le Petit Carnaval 2 p.m. ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Ask a Mexican! (weekly)

        by Gustavo Arellano
            I work at a high school where a significant number of our students are without papers. Two students who I had worked with for four years graduated last June (one from Mexico ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Women Scorned (weekly)

        by D.J. Ochoa
            From a sadistic man who haunts young teens' dreams, to a machete-wielding juggernaut wearing a hockey mask, scary figures have played a vital role in folk tales and horror stories ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Messina (weekly)

        Tens of thousands of Americans kill themselves each year—yet suicide is absent from the headlines
            by Irene Messina
            Imagine for a moment that a magnitude 7.5 earthquake ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
'Sex' Sucks (weekly)

        Carrie and the girls return—and embarrass a once-great franchise
            by Bob Grimm
            The filmmakers behind Sex and the City 2 want you to think the movie is about female ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Now Showing at Home (weekly)

        Spartacus (Blu-ray); Walkabout; David Cross: Bigger and Blackerer; True Blood: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
            by Bob Grimm
            Spartacus (Blu-ray) UNIVERSAL MOVIE ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Nine Questions (weekly)

        Mark Ryan
            by Stephen Seigel
            Mark Ryan moved to Tucson in 2001 from Buffalo, N.Y. He works at the Arizona Theatre Company and plays bass in The Clam Tostada, with Mark ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
And They're Off! (weekly)

        Your guide to the 2010 elections
            by Jim Nintzel
            The political season is officially underway. Considering all of the debates, TV ads and accusations that have been flying ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Musical Spectacle (weekly)

        The MarchFourth Marching Band may just make you feel like a kid again
            by Gene Armstrong
            John Averill, bass player and leader of the MarchFourth Marching Band, says the ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Weekly Wide Web (weekly)

        Do You 'Like' This?
            by Nick Smith
            About a month ago, I wrote about Facebook's new "like" button, which is part of an effort to catalog the most popular content on the ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Guest Opinion (weekly)

        A modest proposal: Make all Arizonans produce their papers
            by Ed Quillen
            Having lived in Colorado for all of my 59 years, I've certainly suffered from immigration. It ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Mailbag (weekly)

        Sex-Crime Denial and Disbelief Are Bigger Problems Than False Accusations No one should be ostracized and hounded for the rest of their life for mooning someone, peeing in public or some other minor offense ("Predators and Prey," May ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Distrust Thy Neighbor (weekly)

        After a period of peace, the UA and some Rincon Heights residents are squabbling again
            by Dave Devine
            A wound that healed almost 15 years ago—thanks to the adoption ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Ecotopian Bubble (weekly)

        'Dreaming the Biosphere' tells the strange and wonderful saga of the world's greatest eco-experiment
            by Jarret Keene
            I blame Pauly Shore and his execrable 1996 comedy ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
T Q&A (weekly)

        Joe Cox
            by Mari Herreras
            It started with a one-off show called Joe Knows back when Joe Cox was 16 years old. Now 19, Cox is back on TV, and his newest show, The Flying ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Politics and Open Pits (weekly)

        by Jimmy Boegle
            God help us, 'cause political season is here. In the wake of last week's filing deadline for political candidates, this week's cover story offers breakdowns of all the races ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
K. Rat (weekly)

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2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Crisis Management (weekly)

        Specially trained law-enforcement teams provide a safer landing for the mentally ill
            by Tim Vanderpool
            Joseph Mucenski Sr. understands that encounters between police ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
War Stories (weekly)

        Beowulf Alley offers a fine production of 'A Piece of My Heart,' but the disjointed script lets them down
            by Sherilyn Forrester
            Just in time for Memorial Day, Beowulf ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Amber Norgaard: Long Way Home (Fireweed) (weekly)

        by Jim Lipson
            On her fourth release, Amber Norgaard shows a depth and maturity—as both a songwriter and recording artist—only partially realized on previous CDs. It would be easy ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Police Dispatch (weekly)

        Name-calling name-dropper; hope she saved some money for the shrink
            by Anna Mirocha
            NAME-CALLING NAME-DROPPER NORTH PANTANO ROAD MAY 7, 7:45 P.M. A drunk woman got belligerent ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Top Ten in Movies (weekly)

        Casa Video's top rentals for the week
            Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending May 30, 2010 1. Dear John Sony 2. The Road Sony 3. Rain Fall Lionsgate 4. True Blood: The Complete Second ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
The Skinny (weekly)

        What can the National Guard do on the border? … More musicians join Arizona boycott … The state finally hits bottom … Meet investigative reporter and U.S. Senate candidate John Dougherty … and more!
            by Jim ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Soundbites (weekly)

        R.I.P.; from vocals to guitar and back; Nas time; short takes; on the bandwagon
            by Stephen Seigel
            R.I.P. It saddens us to report that Gerry Glombecki, local singer, ... read more

2010-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2010\
Noshing Around (weekly)

        New: Contigo; Dogmales!; A New Beyond Bread; Dry River Company; Nicky's Week
            by Adam Borowitz
            New: Contigo Deborah Tenino has opened Contigo Cocina Latina at 1745 E ... read more

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Community Key Services Dialogues (city)
The City of Tucson is beginning a new era of communication and collaboration with you   and the first step is the Community Key Services Dialogues.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
UA will help BP evaluate checkpoints (starnet-local)
A UA-led research center will help the U.S. Border Patrol improve measures to evaluate the effectiveness of its highway checkpoints.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
McCain: Voices heard on health (starnet-local)
ORO VALLEY — U.S. Sen. John McCain told a friendly crowd of about 800 Friday that the health-care plan touted by President Obama is ailing as a result of the swelling opposition at town hall events across the country.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Ben's Bells : Storyteller-puppeteer Santa 'personifies goodness' (starnet-local)
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Patrick Cunningham, who spreads good cheer year-round.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
What would Jesus do to get out of debt? (starnet-local)
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — With the economy gasping for life this spring, about 1.3 million people gathered in 5,600 churches nationwide to behold the nation's leading prophet of personal finance.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Tucson man found slain in his home (starnet-local)
A man found dead at his Midtown home Friday afternoon is the victim of a homicide, police said.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Teahouse neighbors help police arrest 2 in break-in, theft (starnet-local)
Alex Zimmerman has lived across from Seven Cups teahouse for nearly a year.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
UA vet lab employees under 'gag rule' (starnet-local)
Shortly after two of its employees were quoted blasting the state's handling of jaguar Macho B, the University of Arizona's veterinary lab slapped what an ex-employee calls a "gag rule" forbidding employees to talk publicly about findings that the lab ... read more

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
3 women pepper-sprayed; purses of 2 of them stolen (starnet-local)
Three women have been pepper-sprayed and two of them had their purses stolen in incidents over a one-week period.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
State agencies face having to slash spending 15-20% (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — State agencies that already weathered a series of budget cuts since January may have to slice again — and deep.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Ex-youth minister gets 79-year term (starnet-local)
A 51-year-old former youth minister convicted of repeatedly molesting a 13-year-old girl told his sentencing judge Friday that the judge only heard the worst things about him during his trial.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Nimbus eatery delays opening, could be ready by next week (starnet-local)
Local beer lovers will have to wait a little longer for the opening of the Nimbus Bistro and Brewery.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Canadian is charged with tax evasion (starnet-local)
A 62-year-old Canadian man was indicted in Tucson this week on multiple counts of tax evasion and filing a false tax return.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Get involved (starnet-local)
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at, 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.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
PAWS teddy bears help children in crisis (starnet-local)
It is fitting that an organization named PAWS is dedicated to providing local children in crisis with teddy bears.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations this weekend, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Blood donations (starnet-local)
The American Red Cross will be seeking blood donors at these times and places next week. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-448-3543.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local)
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-09-19 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 19 2009\
Matt's forecast (starnet-local)
One more chance of isolated storms, mainly in Cochise County, before much drier air filters in over Southern Arizona. Good- looking weekend on tap, with highs in the mid-90s and lows in the upper 60s. Autumn arrives on Tuesday, and we will welcome the ... read more

2009-01-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 03 2009\
Rally, counter-rally Sunday focus on Gaza strikes (citizen-local)
The conflict in the Gaza Strip has reached a fever pitch since Israel began airstrikes last Saturday, and Jews and Muslims in Tucson have taken note.

2009-01-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 03 2009\
Teen's slaying hellish for mom (citizen-local)
Lakía Culver moved to Tucson from Kenosha, Wis., five years ago to get away from gang violence there.

2009-01-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 03 2009\
Sunday service here for ex-Tucsonan killed in Afghanistan (citizen-local)
Army Cpl. Charles P. Gaffney Jr., a former Tucsonan who was killed in Afghanistan on Christmas Eve, will be honored at a memorial service here Sunday.

2009-01-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 03 2009\
Donated organs from 2 slain boys help 9 other children (citizen-local)
The parents of two boys beaten to death in Phoenix last week donated their sons' organs, aiding nine other children, the boys' mothers said through an intermediary.

2009-01-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 03 2009\
Week in review: GOP needs another Goldwater (citizen-local)
Kick in the gut ... just obey the law ... online civility? no such thing ... local killings hit record

2009-01-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 03 2009\
Pima County looking at photo radar enforcement (citizen-local)
Traffic cameras monitoring roadways in unincorporated areas could be approved Tuesday under a proposed $1.5 million one-year contract before the Pima County Board of Supervisors.

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