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2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Six Strings and 21 Frets (weekly)

        Guitar prodigy Joe Bonamassa is all grown up
            by Gene Armstrong
            One of Joe Bonamassa's favorite pastimes is driving. "I like to drive real fast on the highway, alone ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Playfully Serious (weekly)

        The border is examined at the TMA in a mixed-media glass-art show that's not for the faint of heart
            by Margaret Regan
            When they were kids, the de la Torre brothers&mdash ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Punishing the Critic? (weekly)

        Political gadfly/activist John Kromko pleads guilty to forgery and fraud charges in an effort to avoid prison time
            by Mari Herreras
            When John Kromko ran against Phil ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Very Special (weekly)

        by Jimmy Boegle
            Due to a scheduling fluke, three of the next four Tucson Weekly editions will be special issues. (I know what you're thinking: "Jimmy, isn't every issue of the Tucson Weekly ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
American Gods: EC-10 (Pitball) (weekly)

        by Jarret Keene
            Originally released as a limited-edition CD by Tucson's PitBall Records last year, this debut album by Phoenix cyber-metal trio American Gods only recently became available ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Bieber Fever! (weekly)

        Our reviewer walked in expecting to goof  on ‘Never Say Never’ … but he was charmed
            by Bob Grimm
            I kind of like Justin Bieber. He's like a young Leonardo DiCaprio ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
The Other Rocket Boy (weekly)

        by A. Greene
            In the sixth-grade, Donavan Seschillie and his friend Jake Hoyungowa made a dramatic stop-motion film using G.I. Joes. The rest is history.…
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2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Police Dispatch (weekly)

        Weirder than usual; Performance problems
            by Anna Mirocha
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2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Red Meat (weekly)

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2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Top Ten in Music (weekly)

        Toxic Ranch Records' top sales for the week ending Feb. 13, 2010
            Toxic Ranch Records' top sales for the week ending Feb. 13, 2010 1.…
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2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Tour Brochure? (weekly)

        'Desert Islands' is a disconcerting UA Press misfire—a shallow work on a very rich subject
            by Jon Shumaker
            A title like The Desert Islands of Mexico's Sea of Cortez ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Media Watch (weekly)

        KVOA’s Jimmy Stewart calls it quits; Wolf halts lawsuit plans following outcry; Digital issues plague antenna viewers
            by John Schuster
            KVOA'S JIMMY STEWART CALLS IT ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Danehy (weekly)

        Now that Reagan Canonization Week is over, let's talk about Obama
            by Tom Danehy
            Now that we've all made it through the Ronald Reagan Canonization Week without screaming ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Wanda Jackson: The Party Ain't Over (Nonesuch) (weekly)

        by Michael Petitti
            Let's assume that Jack White's motivations for resuscitating the careers of female musical iconoclasts like Loretta Lynn and, now, Wanda Jackson are altruistic. A salutation ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Now Showing at Home (weekly)

        William S. Burroughs: A Man Within; Five Corners; Thelma and Louise: 20th Anniversary (Blu-ray)
            by Bob Grimm
            William S. Burroughs: A Man Within OSCILLOSCOPE… ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
City Week (weekly)

        Vegetarian Food and Jazz Swing; Every Show Is Unique; Medicine, Hold the Politics; Cruise Over to PCC
            by Jazmine Woodberry
            Vegetarian Food and Jazz Swing Hot Club of ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Weekly Wide Web (weekly)

        Radiohead Save the Internet, Music; The week on The Range; Comment of the week; Best of WWW; and more!
            by Dan Gibson
            Radiohead have an odd sense of timing. The morning ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Random Shots (weekly)

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2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Nine Questions (weekly)

        Nathanial Hendler
            by Stephen Seigel
            A Tucsonan since 1995, Nathanial Hendler is best known to local music fans as the frontman of the George Squier Orchestra, who have ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Top Ten in Books (weekly)

        Antigone Books' best-sellers for the week ending Feb. 11, 2011
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2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Copper Capers (weekly)

        A mining company's PR people make another gaffe
            by Tim Vanderpool
            Most of us dig the notion of neighborliness—that friendly wave, those dog-walking chats, the ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Serraglio (weekly)

        Ignore the sensationalism: Border areas—and Border Patrol agents—are relatively safe
            by Randy Serraglio
            On a bright day in late January, hundreds of Tucsonans ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
¡Ask a Mexican! (weekly)

        by Gustavo Arellano
            Dear Mexican: I'm a white, rural, ninth-generation Texan who left the farm and is now a lawyer for a large corporation in one of the largest cities in the state. Maybe ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Gourmet Reinventions (weekly)

        The Abbey's reinterpretations of classic American comfort food are not to be missed
            by Jacqueline Kuder
            The shopping centers at Sunrise Drive and Kolb Road are rapidly ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
T Q&A (weekly)

        Cliff Berrien
            by Mari Herreras
            Cliff Berrien is the founding director of Batucaxé, Tucson's Afro-Brazilian drum and dance ensemble, which he started nine years ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
correction (starnet-local)

• The photo published on Page 11 in Sunday's Centennial section
was of Frederick Augustus Ronstadt, not Federico José María
Ronstadt who was better known in his later years as Fred Ronstadt,
the Tucso

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

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

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Giffords' Capitol friends holding fundraiser March 15 (starnet-local)

WASHINGTON - Congressional friends of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle
Giffords are holding a campaign fundraiser next month for her 2012

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
'Tough sucker' Dallas Green lets grief show (starnet-local)

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Dallas Green couldn't hold back the

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Wednesday, Feb. 16

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Cooper, Browne to headline benefit show (starnet-local)

Liberal songwriting ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Letters to home from Afghanistan (starnet-local)

Second-graders in Sarah ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Oro Valley boy, 3, drowns in neighbor's pool (starnet-local)

A 3-year-old boy drowned Wednesday evening after he wandered
away from his home and fell into a neighbor's swimming pool,
authorities said.

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Jackson Browne, Alice Cooper to lead Tucson benefit concert (starnet-local)

Jackson Browne and Alice ... read more

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Wildfire east of Nogales grows to 1,800 acres (starnet-local)

The Duquesne fire burning east of Nogales near the international
border has grown to about 1,800 acres, officials said

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Aide: Giffords doesn't know details of shootings (starnet-local)

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has not yet been given details of
the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson that wounded her and 12 others and
killed six people, including a staff member, according to her chief

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
Mayors take gun-control fight to streets after Tucson shooting (starnet-local)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other big-city mayors
who support changes in U.S. gun laws are taking the gun-control
message on a truck tour starting in Times Square.

2011-02-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 17 2011\
First Tucsonan in 5 years on 'Idol' tonight (starnet-local)

For the first time in ... read more

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Second group of prairie dogs released (starnet-local)
After being caged, dusted and inspected, 27 New Mexico natives were introduced Monday to new homes in Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, about 50 miles southeast of Tucson. Apart from being a little homesick, the black-tailed prairie dogs, released ... read more

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Census: Ariz. hit hard by recession (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — The numbers of foreign-born in Arizona are dropping — especially among those who are not U.S. citizens.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
TUSD: Discipline colorblind (starnet-local)
Even though TUSD is trying to reduce suspension rates for minority students, school discipline will not be meted out according to skin color, TUSD officials said Monday in response to media reports  over the weekend.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Taxpayer Watch : Missing street sign annoying, possibly dangerous (starnet-local)
East-side residents Alexander and Zarie Schmidt said it's been three months since the sign identifying the street into their neighborhood went missing.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Woman who killed 8-year-old son gets sentence of 25 years (starnet-local)
A subdued and teary-eyed Glendale woman apologized Monday for killing her 8-year-old son two years ago, saying there are no words to describe her pain and regret.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Bill Nanini, builder of Tucson National, philanthropist, dies (starnet-local)
William M. "Bill" Nanini, the father of Tucson National and the man largely responsible for introducing households nationwide to the desert Southwest in living color during the 1960s, died Sunday. He was 97.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Virus raising Cain with computers across TUSD (starnet-local)
Computer technicians are working to eliminate a virus that infected computers in the Tucson Unified School District.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 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:

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Tohono O'odham Swap Meet fire takes 75 minutes to extinguish (starnet-local)
The cause of a fire at a southwest-side swap meet late Sunday is under investigation, a fire official said.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Sentence for home invader is 2 years (starnet-local)
A 24-year-old home invader was sentenced to two years in prison Monday — the minimum prison term possible under his plea agreement.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Generous donation will aid thousands (starnet-local)
Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday donated 36,600 pounds of chicken to the Community Food Bank.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Trailer burns on south side (starnet-local)
A trailer fire on the south side caused $6,000 in damage on Monday, a fire official said.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Student of the week: Jacob Mockbee (starnet-local)
Jacob Mockbee

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Phoenix heat is worse in poor areas, study finds (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Researchers at Arizona State University have found that poor neighborhoods are less insulated from the heat that radiates through Phoenix every summer.

2009-09-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 22 2009\
Ski resort fight continues over effluent-made snow (starnet-local)
FLAGSTAFF — Critics of a plan to expand a ski resort on an Arizona mountain are suing the U.S. Forest Service in what has been a years-long battle to protect a site considered sacred by American Indians.

2009-01-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 06 2009\
Deputy: Woman waits for boyfriend, sets herself on fire (citizen-local)
A Southeast Side woman waited for her boyfriend to come home Sunday afternoon, then doused herself with gasoline and set herself on fire, a sheriff's spokeswoman said Monday.

2009-01-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 06 2009\
UPH-Kino hospital's care, services improved (citizen-local)
The number of surgeries performed annually at the only Tucson hospital south of Broadway is seven times what it was when Pima County ran the hospital less than five years ago.

2009-01-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 06 2009\
Trial for teen accused of killing half-sister may be moved to July (citizen-local)
The second-degree murder trial for a teenager accused of killing his 14-year-old half-sister  may be moved from April to July.

2009-01-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 06 2009\
For Día de los Reyes' visit to Jesus, many eat rosca, give gifts (citizen-local)
Jesús Diaz, 21, and his family will gather to celebrate Día de los Reyes Tuesday and eat rosca, or Three Kings' cake, but if he finds a plastic baby Jesus doll in his slice, he'll have to host a party next month.

2009-01-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 06 2009\
Mediator training at Our Family Services begins Jan. 22 (citizen-local)
Training for volunteer mediators at nonprofit Our Family Services begins Jan. 22.

2009-01-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 06 2009\
New bills would tighten rules for homeowners associations (citizen-local)
One bill would give homeowners associations the ability to regulate "for sale" signs in neighborhoods.

2008-04-20 2 ex-'Idol'-ers give poles-apart performances (starnet-local)
FLORENCE — Bucky Covington pushed a shock of his wavy blond hair from his eyes, glinted from behind sunglasses and belted out that classic refrain from CCR's "Fortunate Son":
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2008-04-20 34 black teens from 10 schools lauded for academic achievement (starnet-local)
Thirty-four black teens from 10 high schools in Southern Arizona were recognized for their academic achievements Saturday.
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2008-04-20 5 injured critically in rollover on reservation (starnet-local)
Five people suffered critical injuries early Saturday in the rollover crash of a pickup carrying more than 20 illegal immigrants on the Tohono O'odham Reservation west of Tucson, tribal police said.
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2008-04-20 Body found of entrant who died in mother's arms in desert last week (starnet-local)
Officials have found the body of a 21-year-old illegal immigrant who died in her mother's arms Tuesday night west of Nogales.
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2008-04-20 Convert to liberalism plans push vs. McCain (starnet-local)
David Brock has made a healthy living sliding across the political spectrum.
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2008-04-20 County's witness/victim protection program is 24/7 (starnet-local)
Pam was in the middle of making dinner when she got the call.
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2008-04-20 Deaths (starnet-local)

  The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available
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2008-04-20 Don't roll out Rillito soccer balls just yet (starnet-local)
The struggle between horse racing and soccer for space at Rillito Racetrack could be headed for a courtroom, instead of the ballot box as part of the next bond election.
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2008-04-20 Heat rising faster here than global average (starnet-local)
Global warming threatens to alter our region's landscapes and lifestyles over the next 50 to 100 years — sometimes subtly and sometimes starkly, scientists warn.
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2008-04-20 How they voted (starnet-local)

  Tucson City Council
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2008-04-20 Human hands already may be cranking up heat (starnet-local)
Common sense tells us that something known as "global warming" is bound to be bad news for a place that's already a desert.
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2008-04-20 Naco school chief decries money allocated for English learners (starnet-local)
A $40.6 million funding boost to help schools educate students who are learning English isn't adding up for Patricia Marsh, a school superintendent in Southern Arizona.
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2008-04-20 Neto's Tucson by Ernesto Portillo Jr. : Legal-aid stalwart finds it in huge need (starnet-local)
Anthony Young sleeps on an air mattress in his barren apartment. He's living a sparse life while he waits for his wife and young teen daughter, who live in Yuma, to join him here, and eventually in a house.
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2008-04-20 Nothing links Bee, school districts' ad (starnet-local)
State Senate President Tim Bee and his congressional campaign did not collaborate in writing with the school districts that used tax dollars to fund a TV ad for him, according to a Star review of months worth of e-mails.
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2008-04-20 On the agenda (starnet-local)
Tucson City Council — Usually meets the first four Tuesdays of the month for an afternoon study session (time varies), followed by a 5:30 p.m. regular meeting at City Hall, 255 W. Alameda St. For more information, call the city clerk at 791-4213 or go to
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2008-04-20 One guilty in mentally challenged girl's abuse (starnet-local)
One of two women accused of keeping a mentally challenged 13-year-old girl locked up in a bedroom for months pleaded guilty Friday to child abuse.
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2008-04-20 RIAA drops music-copyright claims vs. most UA students (starnet-local)
Copyright infringement claims have been dismissed for all but two of 14 University of Arizona students accused by recording companies of illegally downloading music.
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2008-04-20 Road work shifts traffic patterns; Sahuarita sets I-19 public meeting (starnet-local)
Several local road projects are under way around the metropolitan area. Some continue to have the same restrictions in place as in previous weeks.
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2008-04-20 South on Craycroft: Life at D-M by Jim Fisher : Military voters take keen interest in race (starnet-local)
Voting is a fundamental right. It's a right we would defend with our very lives. And we've seen people fighting and dying for it in Iraq and Afghanistan. As an institution, the military services encourage and facilitate their members exercising this right, even when they are in far-flung locales and remote locations.
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2008-04-20 Sugarland duo builds a 'wall of screams' (starnet-local)
FLORENCE —  Kristian Bush recently said he and his Sugarland partner, Jennifer Nettles, were ready to graduate from opening act to headliner.
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2008-04-20 The Way Home (starnet-local)
Blanca is a 13-year-old social butterfly.
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2008-04-20 This week's closures, lane restrictions on I-10 (starnet-local)
The 2.5-year Interstate 10 widening project continues in the Tucson area, and this week brings a new round of closures and lane restrictions for drivers.
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2008-04-20 UA class to focus on instructor's journalistic inspiration (starnet-local)
Roberto Rodriguez was 16 when journalist Rubén Salazar was killed by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy while covering a Vietnam War protest about a dozen blocks from Rodriguez's home in Whittier, Calif.
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2008-04-20 Winds fan Alamo Fire on border; seven hotshot crews on standby (starnet-local)
Weekend winds whipped a  remote fire spanning the Arizona/Mexico border to at least 3,000 acres on Saturday, putting hotshot firefighting crews on alert if the blaze continues to grow, forest officials said.
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