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2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
A New/Amazing Release From the Rainer Archive (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Whenever unheard music by Rainer Ptacek is released the city of Tucson should declare some sort of city ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
One Woman Was Happy About the American Idol Results (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Don't tell this woman that Scotty will likely end up on the mall opening and casino show circuit with other past American Idol winners not named Carrie Underwood or Kelly Clarkson. Let her enjoy the moment.… ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
International Photojournalist in Town for Documentary Project (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Gary Knight, an international photojournalist and VII Photo Agency ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Bummer of the Day: A Koala-Less Future (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Apparently, there might be as few as 50,000 koalas left in the wild. Not only is global warming an issue, but the koala population has also been ravaged by a variation of chlamydia.…
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2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
The Harry Houdini of Tucson (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        On Saturday, May 28, a Harry Houdini-esque illusionist will perform at the Screening Room, 137 E. Congress ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
A Twist to Brewer and Horne's Anti-Marijuana Crusade (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        So, to understand the idea put forth by the Phoenix New Times' Ray Stern, by trying to clamp down on medicinal marijuana in Arizona, it's possible that Jan Brewer and Tom Horne might have created a total "Hey, I tried to apply ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
YouTube News You Can Use: How to Use the Toilet (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Robert Jackson has a Masters degree from Harvard and is a retired school superintendent. For some reason, he offers instructions on how to play the piano, take a shower, and use a toilet on YouTube.…
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2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
OSIRIS-REx: Huge Win for UA, Giant Leap for Mankind (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
The UA Lunar and Planetary Lab has scored a huge win with OSIRIS-REx, an astonishing space mission that aims to drop a spacecraft onto an asteroid, gather samples and photographs, and then return home to earth. The $800 million ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Tyler Vogt: Not Exactly Running a Charm Offensive (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        I enjoy political swagger and bravado probably more than anyone, but Ward 4 candidate Tyler Vogt might want to dial it down just a little. I live in Ward 4 and haven't had the best personal constituent experience with Shirley ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Pearce: Supreme Court Ruling "A Death Penalty for Employers Who Continue To Hire Illegals" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        State Senate President Russell Pearce reacts to the Supreme Court decision upholding Arizona's employer-sanctions law:
The U.S. Supreme Court this morning upheld an Arizona law that penalizes companies for knowingly hiring illegal ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
A Game-Changer in Food Truck Design (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Tucson food truck people, I love what you're doing, we've dedicated a whole series on the blog to the mobile ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Supreme Court Upholds Employer Sanctions (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        A big win for state Sen. Russell Pearce today at the U.S. Supreme Court:The Supreme Court, giving states more authority to crack down on illegal immigrants, upholds an Arizona law that punishes employers who hire illegal workers ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Danehy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/daneh

        
        
        Tom re-lives his youth with the help of Earth, Wind and Fire
            by Tom Danehy
            About a million years ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Top Ten in Music (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        
        The 17th Street Guitar and World Music Store's top sales for the week ending May 20, 201
            
            1. Gerry Glombecki…
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2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Care Bear (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/care-

        
        
        'Kung Fu Panda 2' looks great—but its serious tone may upset some young viewers
            by Colin Boyd ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Summer Arts (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/summe

        
        
        There are plenty of cool cultural options during Tucson's hot season
            by Margaret Regan ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Taxes and Timing (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/taxes

        
        
        The county's sports authority shifts its focus toward youth events
            by Dave Devine
            The Pima County ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Lady Gaga: Born This Way (Interscope) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/lady-

        
        
        by Sean Bottai
            One of the songs on Gaga's new album is the country ballad "Yoü and I." Note the umlaut.&hellip ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Soundbites (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sound

        
        
        Say goodbye to the Sand Rubies; Music on Mt. Lemmon...and much more!
            by Stephen Seigel
            A FINAL GEM ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Sharing With Strangers (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/shari

        
        
        Odyssey Storytelling continues to connect Southern Arizonans through personal tales
            by Sherilyn Forrester ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Weekly Wide Web (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/weekl

        
        
        Your photos and the fine print; The week on The Range; Comment of the week; Best of WWW; and more!
            by Dan Gibson
            Nearly every day, some sort of terms-of-service agreement is popping up on my computer ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Downing (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/downi

        
        
        The greed of the health-care system rivals the greed of the banking system
            by Renée Downing
            Last week was interesting, news-wise, what with exploding watermelons in China and the embarrassing revelation ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• An outdated price was reported for La Encantada's Summer
Concert Series in "Concert Series" on Page 19 of Thursday's
Caliente. The concerts are now free.

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Ex-city judge suspended for sexual harassment (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A former Tucson City Court judge has been suspended from
practicing law for sexually harassing an assistant public defender,
according to the State Bar of Arizona.

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Parker Canyon Lake facilities reopen today (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Here's good news for anglers, campers and avid lakeside
loungers: Parker Canyon Lake southeast of Sonoita is to reopen at
noon today after being closed this week because of a fire in the
area.

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
OV town manager takes Flagstaff job (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Oro Valley Town Manager Jerene Watson resigned this week to take
a job as deputy city manager in Flagstaff.

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Thursday, May 26

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
After 20 years as firefighter, she's first woman to retire (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Nancy Avery remembers ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Unfinished tunnel found in a rented Nogales home (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A Nogales, Ariz., landlord checking on tenants who hadn't paid
rent discovered an unfinished tunnel originating from the floor of
the house Wednesday afternoon.

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Fire Dept. response times expected to lengthen (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

An unusually high number ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Shelters slash cost of adoptions to $5-10 for the next few weeks (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Pima Animal Care Center ... read more

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Cienega graduates 369 seniors; 413 get diplomas at Sunnyside (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Parker Canyon Lake will reopen for holiday weekend (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Here’s good news for anglers, campers and avid lakeside
loungers: Parker Canyon Lake southeast of Sonoita is to reopen at
noon Friday after being closed this week because of a fire in the
area.

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Tucson traffic alert for this weekend (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The City of Tucson has put out the following bulletin:

2011-05-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 27 2011\
Arizona at 100: Convicts turned loose, told to get themselves to Florence prison (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

In this year leading ... read more

2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Tuesday at Club Congress: Geeks Who Drink! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Geeks Who Drink bring a weekly pub quiz night to Club Congress starting on Tuesday, Sept. 28. It's bar trivia, but with a sharp edge and great prizes.…
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2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Top Ten in Books (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        Antigone Books best-sellers for the week ending Sept. 3, 2010
          
          
          
            Antigone Books best-sellers for the week ending Sept. 3, 2010 1.…
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2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Soundbites (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sound

        
        by Stephen Seigel
          
          
          
            THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT Although I'm writing this before it happened, thanks to everyone who attended the Tucson Weekly's Tucson Area Music Awards ceremony and concert at ... read more

2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
K.Rat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/krat/

        
        
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2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Mailbag (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/mailb

        
        Shelton Needs to Take a Stand on SB 1070; The Book Barn Is Open More Often Than Downing Says; Humanists Are as Judgmental as Any Religious Person; Want Safety? Make Fourth Avenue a Pedestrian-Only Zone; If You Want to Carry a Gun, Take ... read more

2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Races to Watch (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/races

        
        Giffords vs. Kelly! Brewer vs. Goddard! McCain vs. Glassman! Election 2010 enters its final act
          
            by Jim Nintzel
          
          
          
            The primary is behind us, and Labor Day weekend has come ... read more

2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Immigrant Issues (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/immig

        
        'Machete' delivers the fun action that other summer blockbusters could not
          
            by Bob Grimm
          
          
          
            Machete has something that fellow action film The Expendables was sorely lacking ... read more

2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Neighborhood Brief (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Seminar to focus on prostate cancer

2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 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:

2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Tucson Oddity: Roadside device may have had film role (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A prop from the movie ... read more

2010-09-13 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 13 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, Sept. 11

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Appliance rebates to start soon in Arizona (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323361
Arizona's appliance rebate program will begin in March, saving consumers between $75 and $425 if they buy energy-efficient appliances, the state announced Wednesday.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Hearing-impaired man hears his calling clearly (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323380
Irving Silverman simply wants to repay the kindness.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
3-star Gen. Record was a 5-star friend and flier (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323399
Lt. Gen. James Record had three stars on his shoulder when he retired from the  Air Force 12 years ago, but he remained unaffected by his stellar military career.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Missionary's pastor asks for a miracle in N. Korea (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323395
The pastor of the Tucson church that missionary Robert Park attended says he wouldn't be surprised if Park, believed to be detained in communist North Korea, gets an audience with the country's leader, Kim Jong Il.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
UA asteroid trip is 1 of 3 finalists for $650M grant (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323344
The University of Arizona is one step closer to sending a spacecraft to an asteroid for research on the origins of life on Earth.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323368
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
5 of 7 Marana officials donate to town (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323363
At the beginning of this fiscal year — which began on July 1 — Marana employees were asked to make contributions to the general fund to help the town balance its budget.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Ex-Pascua Yaqui gaming exec slain in California attack (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323349
The former head of the Pascua Yaqui gaming office was gunned down outside a Southern California casino by a recently fired employee, officials said.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Teen who fell 30 feet into canyon is nonprofit's Hero of the Month (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323394
A teenager rescued in November after falling 30 feet into a canyon was honored as Hero of the Month for University Medical Center by a national organization.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Woods files FEC action on Hayworth's use of radio (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323392
The possible primary race for John McCain's U.S. Senate seat is getting more colorful.

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Services affected by New Year's (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323388
City garbage and recycling

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323386

  Access to show roast of ex-Councilman Leal

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
Law and Order (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323393

  Man accused of firing at police is indicted

2009-12-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 31 2009\
2 arrested in fatal overdose of CDO student (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323376
Two men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the death of a Canyon del Oro High School student who overdosed on heroin in March, police said.

2009-04-17 AZ homeless shelters get $771K (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289086.php
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer announced $771,000 in state grants to homeless shelters Thursday, with $50,000 going to help Pima County residents.
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2009-04-17 Ads coming to Phoenix light rail (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289103.php
PHOENIX — The board that governs the Phoenix metropolitan area's light-rail line has voted unanimously to reverse its no-advertisement policy on trains.
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2009-04-17 Arizona gives Primavera Foundation $50,000 for homeless program (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114533.php
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer has awarded $771,000 to five organizations to keep shelters for the homeless open.
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2009-04-17 Copper prices rebounding (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289062.php
After a year of eye-popping profits in the copper industry that gave way to massive losses and layoffs, it appears 2009 may bring stability.
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2009-04-17 Deaths (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114576.php
Compiled by Daniela Vizcarra. For information, call 573-4561
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2009-04-17 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289048.php
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2009-04-17 Denogean: Tea party goers steeped in bitter loss of election (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114562.php
This was my absolute favorite sign from Wednesday's Tucson Tea Party tax protest at El Presidio Park: "Taxes are revolting and so are we."
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2009-04-17 Douglas man kidnapped, found slain in Sonora (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114539.php
DOUGLAS - Police said a 19-year-old Douglas man whose family reported that he was kidnapped over the weekend has been found slain in Agua Prieta, Son.
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2009-04-17 Ex-state lawmaker eyes run for governor (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289084.php
PHOENIX — A former state lawmaker known for her outspoken conservative views is exploring a bid for Arizona governor.
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2009-04-17 Excited skateboard enthusiasts grab air at Santa Rita Park (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289108.php
Victor Garcia, above, loses control of a stunt while working out in one of three bowls at the new Santa Rita Park Skate Park in Tucson. Joe Baldwin, left, grabs some serious air as he skates in another bowl at the facility. The park is located at East 22nd Street at South Fourth Avenue.
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2009-04-17 Executive director at Sonoran Environmental Research Institute wins EPA award (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114563.php
The executive director of the Sonoran Environmental Research Institute won an Environmental Protection Agency award for her efforts to reduce toxic emissions in predominantly low income and minority neighborhoods in South Tucson.
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2009-04-17 Former Wildcat basketball player jailed again (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=10199121
A News4 camera was at the Pima County Jail today as Eugene Edgerson answered to allegations of domestic violence for a second time in just months. The former U-of-A basketball player and current member
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2009-04-17 Former deputy accused of on-duty sex may lose peace officer certificate (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114565.php
A former Pima County sheriff's deputy accused of having on-duty sex with a fellow deputy's wife could find himself unable to work as a law officer in Arizona.
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2009-04-17 Former senator explores 2010 Az race for governor (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114546.php
PHOENIX - Former state Sen. Karen Johnson is exploring a possible candidacy for governor in 2010, a move that could set the stage for an intraparty challenge to Republican Gov. Jan Brewer.
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2009-04-17 GOP lawmakers against idea of home arrest plan (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289091.php
PHOENIX — Several Republican legislators are blasting a proposal to put some prison inmates into a home-arrest program — a proposal that actually was floated by their own party leaders.
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2009-04-17 Grand jury indicts 7 on drug-trafficking charges (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289085.php
A Pima County grand jury has indicted seven people, including two Salt Lake City residents, on drug-trafficking charges.
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2009-04-17 Guilty plea made by man in drug ring (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289117.php
A Tucson man arrested in 2007 after nearly 6 tons of marijuana were seized from a Northwest Side home faces up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to state money-laundering and conspiracy charges.
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2009-04-17 Holocaust program planned for Sunday (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289073.php
The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona will hold its annual Yom HaShoah Community Holocaust Commemoration at 2 p.m. Sunday.
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2009-04-17 Jeff's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289065.php
One more cool day on tap, with highs running  eight to 10 degrees below average for today. Enjoy it, because a strong area of high pressure is coming at us for the weekend. It's packing some heat, too, as we'll go from the low 80s Saturday to upper 80s Sunday. Expect the 90s for Monday/Tuesday.
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2009-04-17 Law and Order: Former UA player Edgerson arrested (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289114.php
  Former UA player Edgerson arrested
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2009-04-17 Life stories : This cook was a real prize-winner (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289098.php
A brand-new Kelvinator home freezer was on the line, and Hazel Yde was not to be denied.
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2009-04-17 Man who was Tasered at hotel by police dies (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289120.php
A 50-year-old man died Thursday after he was Tasered by Tucson police officers during a struggle at a Midtown hotel, authorities said.
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2009-04-17 McCain: 'Tea parties' born of tax frustration (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289080.php
As part of a trip across the state this week, Arizona Sen. John McCain spent Thursday in Tucson.
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2009-04-17 McCain: Homeowners need help with burden of loans (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114551.php
America needs a federal program that protects homeowners, especially in a state where the mortgage crisis and ensuing broader financial crisis hit harder than in other places, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Thursday.
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2009-04-17 Missing Douglas man found dead in Mex. (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=10198167
Police say a 19-year-old Douglas man whose family reported that he was kidnapped over the weekend has been found slain in Agua Prieta, Mexico.
Douglas police say Alejandro "Alex" Abril was strangled and
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2009-04-17 New market carving out niche downtown (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114578.php
Defying a depressed economy and a closed Fourth Avenue underpass just a few feet away, Maynards Market  appears to be growing.
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2009-04-17 Opening day at the County Fair (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289115.php
Gabriele Hertzog, left, and Leah Richardson are settled in for the "Experience" at the Pima County Fairgrounds. They were there Thursday for opening day of the Pima County Fair, which runs through April 26. Organizers expect more than 240,000 folks to pass through the turnstiles. Main gates open at noon on weekdays and 10 a.m. on weekends. Go to www.pimacountyfair.com for info and concert listings.
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2009-04-17 Placita at St. Augustine Cathedral nearly finished (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114543.php
A 22-foot-tall, steel lattice band shell with decorative floral details now graces the St. Augustine Cathedral grounds, the signature piece for the Monsignor Arsenio S. Carrillo Placita and Hall.
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2009-04-17 Plan for more Africa droughts, UA research says (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289068.php
Massive droughts in West Africa similar to one that killed 100,000 people last century are likely to continue — and could get even worse — as temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean continue to rise, UA research released today shows.
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2009-04-17 Possible $14B from US fuels enviros' joy (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289089.php
Arizona could reap more than $14 billion over 10 years in federal money for clean energy investments, treated sewage cleanups and toxic waste site cleanups if President Obama's proposed 2010 budget passes Congress, said a new report from an Arizona environmental group.
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2009-04-17 Public comments sought on proposed fees for county pool, rec areas (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114561.php
Pima County is asking the public for comment on proposed changes to fees at the county's community centers, pools and recreation centers.
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2009-04-17 Radar van locations (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289070.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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2009-04-17 Strip searches at school: Discipline gone too far? (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114530.php
SAFFORD - Eighth-grader Savana Redding was scared and confused when an assistant principal searching for drugs ordered her out of math class, searched her backpack and then instructed an administrative aide and school nurse to conduct a strip search.
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2009-04-17 Suit filed in 2008 death of prison inmate (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114540.php
PHOENIX (AP) — More than a year after the death of an inmate at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis, his family has filed a lawsuit alleging that guards denied him medical attention for respiratory problems for several days.
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2009-04-17 TUSD's Fagen fields questions on job cuts (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289118.php
About 200 people filled Rincon High School's auditorium Thursday night, seeking answers to a budget crisis facing the Tucson Unified School District.
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2009-04-17 Tax amnesty program for businesses in Tucson to begin May 1 (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114547.php
Starting in May, Tucson businesses may pay back taxes and fees plus get licenses for unlicensed businesses without penalty, city officials said.
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2009-04-17 Tucson Time Capsule : Sport switch for Olson (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/289102.php
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2009-04-17 Tucson loses 2,300 more jobs in March (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114531.php
The Tucson metropolitan area lost another 2,300 jobs in March, and the area's unemployment rate spiked half a percentage point, to 7.1 percent.
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2009-04-17 UHS senior wins service award for work in Ghana (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/114558.php
A student who raised money on her own to go to Ghana to work at an orphanage and school is the winner of the third annual Ray Davies Student Service Award.
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