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2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Grijalva Stands Up for NPR & PBS (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Congressman Raul Grijalva responds to the GOP's call to eliminate federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting:
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva today questioned why Republican leaders have offered a budget resolution that completely ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
KXCI to Broadcast Homelessness Marathon (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Community Radio station 91.3 KXCI will be broadcasting the 14th Annual Homelessness Marathon from Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. to Thursday, Feb. 24 at 5 a.m.
The Homelessness Marathon is a nationally syndicated radio event, broadcast ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Children's Action Alliance: GOP Tax-Cut Plan Is "Education Destruction Act" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Children's Action Alliance responds to the tax-cut plan devised behind closed doors that's flying through the Legislature. Would that lawmakers could act as swiftly to find $5 million to restore transplant funding as they can to ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Board of Supes Renames Trails for Gabe Zimmerman & Christina-Taylor Green (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Pima County Board of Supervisors renamed the Davidson Canyon trailhead for Gabe Zimmerman and the Cañada del Oro linear river park for Christina-Taylor Green today.
Here's the press release release from Congresswoman Gabrielle ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
CBS Reporter Violently Assaulted in Egypt (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Wow. This is terrible.…
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2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Understanding the Obama Budget With Charts (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
While I have a difficult enough time trying to understand my own household budget, the numbers that go with Pres. Obama's proposed 2012 budget are clearly very important, but wildly difficult to process in raw form.… ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Schapira Picks McNulty for Independent Redistricting Commission (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        State Sen. David Schapira makes his pick for the Independent Redistricting Commission: Linda McNulty of Tucson.
McNulty is married to Michael McNulty, who has been the campaign chair for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.… ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Something Surprising About the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        From a SB Nation interview with Irina Shayk:SBN: I read that you were a fan of the Japanese writer Haruki Murakami, right?
IS: Yes! I love him.…
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2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Glenn Beck Would Like You to Stop Googling (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        May I recommend if you're doing your own homework, don't do a Google search. It seems to me that Google is pretty deeply in bed with the government.…
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2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Fiscal Fast Track: GOP Lawmakers Rush Tax-Cut Plan (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        GOP lawmakers dropped a tax-cut plan yesterday that they hoped to get through the Legislature by tomorrow.
What’s the rush?…
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2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Clever Music Video of the Day (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I can't quite decide whether I think the song is sort of fun or incredibly annoying, but even with the sound off, the video for Kraak & Smaak's "Squeeze Me" is quite clever.
Kraak & Smaak from WEAREWILL on Vimeo.… ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Slashing the State: Kiss the Arts Goodbye! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        When Gov. Jan Brewer released her proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year, officials at the Arizona Commission on the Arts had to do a double-take.
The state general funding for the commission had been cut from $665,000 to zero ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
You're Likely Having a Better Day at Work Than Misery Bear (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Oh, Misery Bear...so adorable, but so miserable.

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2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Let's Take a Minute to Appreciate the Genius of Ronaldo (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Slate has a nice tribute to Brazilian soccer player Ronaldo, whose strange career mixing brilliance and disappointment came to an end with his retirement today:
Ronaldo's 1996-97 season with Barcelona was the sort of event in sports ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Foodies Rejoice! Pasco Kitchen and Lounge Is Open! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Pasco Kitchen and Lounge opened last night! There’s a lot to say about Chef Ramiro Scavo’s first restaurant, but for now, I’m just going to observe a moment of silence and let the restaurant’s menu do the talking ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Graffiti-reporting app goes countywide (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Thanks to a new app developed by Pima County and Graffiti
Protective Coatings, you can now report graffiti anywhere in the
Tucson metro area through your iPhone or Android device.

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Utility work along planned streetcar route (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Did You Know

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 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:

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Tuesday, Feb. 15

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Correction (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A story on page A2 Tuesday headlined "Fire chief quits after
memo" incorrectly quoted Human Resources Director Cindy Bezaury
regarding Fire Chief Patrick Kelly. Bezaury said Kelly had no
dis

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
First Tucsonan in 5 years on 'Idol' tonight (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

For the first time in ... read more

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Legislator: Bright food-stamp cards could stem fraud (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX - It's not quite a scarlet letter. But a Chandler
Republican lawmaker wants the debit cards now given to food-stamp
recipients to be bright safety orange.

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Motorcyclist killed in crash is ID'd (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A 27-year-old man who died in a motorcycle collision Monday has
been identified as Robert Getsch, police said.

2011-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2011\
Wildfire near Nogales grows to 1,400 acres (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Duquesne fire has burned 1,400 acres east of Nogales near
the international border and is believed to have been caused by
humans, authorities said Tuesday afternoon

2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Firestone Conquers East Hampton (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc
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2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Painted Hills Annexation? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Two years ago, Painted Hills neighbors were fighting a subdivision proposal with the potential to destroy about half of the saguaros that dot those beautiful hills you drive past on your way to Gates Pass.
On Tuesday, June 8, those same neighbors ... read more

2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Tucson's Everyday People: Horsing around (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
UA journalism student Chen Ziniu introduces us to Steve Temple, the owner of 4 Ropin Ranch in Marana. Temple coaches and practices team roping at his ranch.
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2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Another Nail in Arizona's National-Image Coffin (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        From New York Daily News:
Artists who painted a mural at an elementary school in Prescott depicting four students, with the most prominent being a Hispanic boy, were asked to lighten the faces amid taunts and tensions.
You can find the whole ... read more

2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
J.D. Hits McCain on Taxes & Spending (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
After being hammered as a porker by Sen. John McCain, Republican opponent J.D. Hayworth strikes back with a new ad.
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2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Skinny 2010: Campaign Preview on KUAZ-FM's Arizona Spotlight (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Arizona Spotlight's Mark McLemore and Christopher Conover were kind of to invite me to talk about the upcoming political season on KUAZ radio today. Listen to it here.
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2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
They Didn't Like Our Suggestion of The Arizona Blunderbus (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Democrat Rodney Glassman, the former Tucson City Council member who is seeking the U.S. ... read more

2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Life Mag: Flagstaff Makes "Most Underrated Cities" List (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Cricket on Flagstaff's ... read more

2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Get Rid of That Broken TV in the Shed (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Get rid of some old crap and help the planet: Tucson Clean and Beautiful and the Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse, et al, are teaming up to recycle your old TVs, CD players and whatnot. Details after the jump:
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2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Don's Bayou is Out of Oysters; All Other Food Is Good to Go (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        This NPR story got me thinking: If one-eighth of the seafood consumed in this country comes from the now-tainted waters of the Gulf of Mexico, would the effects of the spill be felt in Tucson anytime soon?
According to Don Garrot, the owner of ... read more

2010-06-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 05 2010\
Nimbus to Open a West Side Location (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Nimbus Brewing Company is opening a new location called Nimbus Ice House in the old My Big Fat Greek restaurant building at 95 W. River Road.
Kevin Brown, a manager at Nimbus Bistro and Brewpub, a joint venture with Metro Restaurants that opened ... read more

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Interest groups get early start grooming candidates (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309855
PHOENIX β€” Organizations on polar extremes of some of the hot-button issues at the Capitol are hoping to attract some candidates of their own thinking to run for public office.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Green Valley wants a site to take hazardous waste (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309867
Reduced funding for a regional household hazardous-waste-collection program has left Green Valley residents without a local drop-off point. They're calling for the $10,000 it would take to reinstate the twice-yearly site.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
ACC chief: Veto may stall AZ startups (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309733
PHOENIX β€” The ability of Arizonans to form new corporations will start to slow within days β€” and come to a screeching halt some time after β€” unless lawmakers fix their budget, according to the chair of the Arizona Corporation Commission.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Nationalist Chicanos plan Friday protest here (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309884
Members of a Chicano nationalist group with little presence in Southern Arizona are planning a protest in Tucson Friday morning.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Local solar outlook is worldly, TREO tells visiting journalists (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309826
There's enough noonday sunlight striking the University of Arizona campus to produce 1.5 gigawatts of electricity and power all of Tucson.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Bonnie Henry : Volunteers wash wigs for good cause (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309886
With cancer, there often comes a feeling of loss of control not only of one's health, but also for one's appearance.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Road runner : S. Park Ave. asphalt lump will be around for a while (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309880
On South Park Avenue, just south of East 36th Street, there's a speed-bump-size lump of asphalt across the road. Drivers have to slow down to ease over the lump mere feet from the south side of the intersection.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Tucson oddity : Sculptor's creations 'look like protectors' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309868
A house on the northwest side isn't likely to be the top choice of ambitious door-to-door salesmen or other kinds of solicitors β€” not with the scary-looking sculptures standing sentry over the yard.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309900
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
State tax program for private-school grants is targeted (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309903
PHOENIX β€” A popular state program that gives dollar-for-dollar income tax breaks for donations to groups that provide private-school tuition grants is coming under a spotlight at the Legislature.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Revamp sought for complaint system vs. lawyers (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309882
PHOENIX β€” Arizona's new chief justice wants to revamp the process for investigating possible misconduct by lawyers.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Huachuca soldier who died ID'd (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309892
A Fort Huachuca soldier who died Saturday after being taken to a hospital with breathing problems has been identified as Staff Sgt. Cynthia Meadows, a trainee in the Army's military intelligence school.

2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309905

  
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2009-09-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 21 2009\
Education Notes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/309898
  Help out teachers by donating supplies

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
Burns primed for first turn as TUSD board leader (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Judy Burns is the first person in recent history to serve eight years on the Tucson Unified School District  board and not get a turn as president.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
500 attend rally supporting Israel (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The conflict in the Gaza Strip continues to have its reach in Tucson.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
Rent discounts popping up as apartment vacancies climb (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The economic downturn and a state law against hiring illegal immigrants have dramatically increased the number of vacant apartments in Tucson.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
More than 200 gather to honor fallen Cpl. Gaffney, an ex-Tucsonan (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
More than 200 friends, family and fellow soldiers, sailors and Air Force personnel gathered Sunday to remember and honor Cpl. Charles P. Gaffney Jr., a former Tucsonan killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan on Christmas Eve.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
Cousins beaten to death laid to rest in Tucson (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
In life, Jesse Ramirez and Edwin Pellecier were never too far from each other.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
Man charged with murder after alleged assault (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A man who told police his friend had been injured in an assault the day before New Year's Day, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault in the incident and then charged with first-degree murder after the man died, police said.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
First Night Tucson attracts about 4,000 to New Year's party (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The First Night Tucson celebration attracted at least 4,000 people to downtown Wednesday night for a family-oriented, alcohol-free way to bring in the new year, organizers said.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
Town hall meeting to address veteran concerns (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The Arizona Veterans' Service Commission has set up a town hall-style meeting for veterans and organizations that serve them to voice their concerns to government officials.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
Town Hall on public safety set for Jan. 17 (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A Town Hall on public safety is set for Jan.17 at El Pueblo Senior Center, 101 W. Irvington Road.

2009-01-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 05 2009\
Solar energy to help power canyon visitor center (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
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