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2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Democrats Want To Knock GOP Mayoral Candidate McClusky off the Ballot (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers tells The Range that he'll try to knock Republican Shaun McClusky out of the mayor's race.
Rogers says that party operatives have discovered between 280 and 300 invalid signatures ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Nerd Worlds Collide! Muppet Star Wars Action Figures! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Yes, it will be a little bit of a hassle to have to travel to Disneyland to purchase the Muppet Star ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
This Is Where Anti-Piracy Laws Are Going, Apparently (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        In Tennessee, if you share your Netflix password with someone, you could face a year in jail and a $2,500 fine. While it makes sense that if someone is using the service, they should probably pay for it, that's sort of an ominously ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Federal Judge Rejects Motion for Advance Notice of Loughner Drugging (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Believing that Jared Loughner would not be forcibly medicated without the permission of the court, Judge Larry Burns rejected the defense's motion to be notified in advance of plans to administer psychotropic drugs to their ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
When You Need Only the Best in Ice Cube Technology (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
The ice that comes from the plastic trays in my freezer suddenly seems so inadequate. Only $205 (plus shipping) if anyone's going to buy me something for Blogger's Day (note: there is actually no gift-giving opportunity/holiday ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
City Hall Brawl: Democrat Regina Romero vs. Democrat Joe Flores in Ward 1 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        As she wraps up her first term on the Tucson City Council, Democrat Regina Romero says she loves her job representing the westside Ward 1.
“I’ve represented Ward 1 very well,” Romero says.… ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Shooting in Yuma Leaves Five Dead, Including Suspect (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Tragic news today, according to the Yuma Sun:
The suspect in a series of shootings around Yuma County is dead, police said. Carey Hal Dyess, 73, of Yuma, apparently shot and killed one person in Yuma and three people in Yuma ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
New: New York Pizza Department (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        We finally made it over to the newish New York Pizza Department for a slice this week. The pizzeria at 1521 N. Wilmot Road did not disappoint, and it’s currently running a special where you can get a soda and a slice for ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
City Hall Brawl: Ward 2: Democrat Paul Cunningham vs. Republican Jennifer Rawson in Ward 2 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Democrat Paul Cunningham was appointed to the Tucson City Council after Councilman Rodney Glassman stepped down last year to run for the U.S. Senate.
Cunningham has been involved with politics most of his life; his father, ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
City Hall Brawl: Democrat Shirley Scott vs. Republican Tyler Vogt in Ward 4 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        When Republican Tyler Vogt filed his nominating petitions to run for the Ward 4 Tucson City Council seat last week, he sent an open letter to Ward 4 Councilwoman Shirley Scott urging her to quit the race.
“I offer you ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
The Decline of American Civilization Begins With Girls Playing With Trucks (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Sean Hannity's Great American Panel starts with the liberal influences of Elmo and takes that train straight to Paranoid Crazy Town:

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2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Food Conspiracy Co-op Adds Some Serious Square Footage (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Food Conspiracy Co-op has signed a deal that will more than double the amount of room the store at 412 N. Fourth Ave. has to work with.
Co-op officials just announced that they signed a deal to lease a 6,500-square-foot building ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
City Hall Brawl: Just Who Is Running for Mayor, Anyway? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        With Republican Mayor Bob Walkup stepping down after three terms, seven candidates—two Democrats, two Republicans, two Greens and one independent—filed to run for mayor yesterday.
While it's unlikely that all of ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Go See the Sand Rubies Tonight (For the Last Time?) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The Sand Rubies/Sidewinders, the desert rock band that never quite made it, are hanging up their instruments tonight after 26 years as a band (albeit with a hiatus for the main components of the group - David Slutes and Rich ... read more

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
New Gov Poll Today? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        We hear there's a new poll on the race between Gov. Jan Brewer and challenger Terry Goddard coming out today that will show Goddard within single digits. Stay tuned.…
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2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

citywide

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
The sounds and joys of Oktoberfest (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, Sept. 18

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
Tucson Oddity: Traffic routinely snakes under huge rattler bridge (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

If Tucson served as the backdrop for a monster movie, a giant
metal rattlesnake that ravaged downtown would be an appropriate
villain.

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
There's sheen of good, even with 'pond scum' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

It might look like pond ... read more

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
$50K grant to aid Arizona Trail work (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Arizona Trail - a grand, scenic route snaking 817 miles from
Mexico to Utah - will get some major makeover work, thanks to a
$50,000 grant.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
City's budget plight: So what now? (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324244
No rental tax. No police and fire layoffs. That much is clear. But a stream of City Council motions and votes Tuesday left a lot of unanswered questions about Tucson's budget deficit and what is being done to fix it.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Huckelberry will ask for maximum Asarco fine (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324255
Asarco's failure to keep tailings dust from blowing away at its Mission mine during two dust storms last year could cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines, Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry said Wednesday.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Recall leader takes out petitions (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324245
Recall organizer Humberto Lopez officially took out petitions Wednesday against Mayor Bob Walkup and Councilwomen Regina Romero and Karin Uhlich, characterizing Tucson as a community "in crisis."

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
TMC now is offering 24/7 neurological coverage (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324232
In a move to improve patient safety, Tucson Medical Center now has neurosurgeons and neurologists on call around the clock, seven days a week.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Mom who starved baby could get parole (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324220
A Tucson mother of four admitted Wednesday that she starved her youngest child to death and agreed to serve a life term with parole possible.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Flandrau may get new life as tech hub (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324211
The University of Arizona plans to revive Flandrau Science Center as a science outreach hub seven months after closing its planetarium.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
School helps pupils deal with boy's death (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324204
Instead of the usual regimen of math, reading and science, students at Peter Howell Elementary School spent part of Wednesday morning writing letters to the family of a classmate who police say accidentally shot himself to death.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Law and Order: Manager is shot at Miracle Mile club (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324236
A manager at a north-side strip club was shot in the ankle Wednesday night, police said.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
South-side teacher one of about 100 to win Obama's award for excellence (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324234
Tucson kindergarten teacher Dana Islas received an award Wednesday from President  Obama at the White House.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324216
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Mt. Lemmon wildfire expands to 40 acres (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324261
A wildfire burning on Mount Lemmon near the Catalina Highway spread to about 40 acres Wednesday night, authorities said.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324195
The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Volunteer Connection (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324033
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at www. volunteersoaz.org, 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.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
What's happening: This week's calendar (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323963
  Book Events

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
What's happening: This week's calendar (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324044
  Art Exhibit

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
More than 100 dancers compete at powwow (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323986
Dwight White Buffalo has danced nearly all his life, carrying on the traditions of his Cheyenne ancestors.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Reader photo of the week (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323995
We're looking for your best photos to print in the Northwest Star. Share images from high school events, shots of Arizona's wildlife or photos of fabulous scenery. Go to azstarnet.com/sn/northwest to upload your pictures.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Cancer center's go-to person 'full of kindness' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324029
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Cindy Ryan, an advocate for children's cancer charities and a caring friend.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Batter up: Teams take field at renovated sports park h (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323988
There wasn't any fanfare when Mike Jacob Sports Park — formerly known as Tucson Sports Park — officially reopened Monday after being closed for much of last year, but people are still plenty excited.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Reader photos of the week (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324006
We're looking for your best photos to print in the Foothills Star. Share images from high school events, shots of Arizona's wildlife or photos of fabulous scenery.  Go to azstarnet.com/sn/foothills to upload your pictures.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Jewish or no, you'll like these films (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323990
Unique documentaries and award-winning films from around the world will be a treat for audiences at the Tucson International Jewish Film Festival.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Amphi High students take 2nd, 3rd in state contest (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323959
Two Amphitheater High School students finished in the top three in the Arizona School Boards Association Jack Peterson Student Photography Contest.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
In brief (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324036

  NORTHWEST

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
What's happening: This week's calendar (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323985
  Children's Event

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323998
1 Two men were cited on suspicion of underage drinking at 9:22 p.m. Dec. 16 near East Snyder Road and North Avenida del Conejo after one of them threw a glow stick at a parked patrol car. The deputy smelled alcohol and marijuana coming from inside the ... read more

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Catalina thrift-shop opening delayed (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323966
  The Golden Goose's planned opening at its new building has been delayed.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Dear Sue: Let me express what you mean to me (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324019
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring:  all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Tour director gives Tucson a sweet fundraiser (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323962
If you're cruising into the new year with fitness, food, fun or philanthropy high on your resolution list, Laszlo Otvos has a fundraiser tailor-made to fit all those goals: the Tour de Cookie.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
The Foothills curmudgeon: Granddaughter's visit ends with the season (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324000
Well, it's all over, that time called Christmas and New Year's … which leads me to ask, what other significant historical event took place over Christmas week?

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
how to Share your news (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324032
It's easy. Just go online to  azstarnet.com/sn/east and fill out a form. Tell us about your sports team's accomplishments. Share information about your church. Bring us up to date on your group's fundraising efforts. 

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324030

  EAST SIDE

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Volunteer Connection (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324011
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at www. volunteersoaz.org, 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.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323964

  MARANA

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Dixieland sounds fill senior center (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324026
The sounds of Dixieland filled the halls of the former Belin mansion Saturday, evoking memories of days gone by when high society might have gathered in those same halls.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Man helps nab burglary suspect (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323958
Jim Rudolph knew something was amiss when he checked on one of the houses he manages in SaddleBrooke.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Antique fair is faring well under new management (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324016
The first Sunday of the month is a hopping time at the normally quiet corner of East Tanque Verde and North Tanque Verde Loop roads.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Buying your 1st horse? Seminar may help you (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324024
HEART of Tucson will present a first-time horse-ownership seminar from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 30 at Lazy Bear Ranch, 11765 E. St. James Road on Tucson's east side.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Vail Theatre to host folk legend McEuen (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324022
Folk legend and banjo virtuoso John McEuen, a 40-year member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, will be joined by his "music pal 2/3" Matt Cartsonis, for a concert this month.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Buying your 1st horse? Seminar may help you (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324015
HEART of Tucson will present a first-time horse-ownership seminar from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 30 at Lazy Bear Ranch, 11765 E. St. James Road on Tucson's east side.

2009-04-24 17 years in prison for man who stole van with baby inside (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115057.php
Jason Darryl Fries, 34, was sentenced to 17 years in prison by Pima County Superior Court Judge Howard Hantman on Thursday for stealing a van with a 3-month-old baby inside.
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2009-04-24 4 youths arrested in 9 store stickups (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290121.php
Four youths — 15 and 16 years old — were arrested early Thursday on suspicion of robbing nine convenience stores in the last month, police said.
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2009-04-24 4-H student shows steer, wins ribbons at Pima County Fair in photography, cooking (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115081.php
For eight months, most of Zack Levin's free time has been spent with Bill and Butch.
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2009-04-24 Arizona national parks to get $20.4 mil from stimulus funds (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115069.php
Nineteen national parks, monuments and historic sites in Arizona will share in more than $20 million in stimulus funding, officials said Wednesday.
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2009-04-24 Asian American Pacific Islanders here hope to raise awareness with conference Saturday (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115100.php
Not all Asians are good at math, a misconception that can actually be detrimental. "Asians are looked at as the model minority," said Ross Iwamoto, 69, a Japanese-American living in Tucson. "Because of these myths, there are many who don't get help."
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2009-04-24 Award puts Tucsonan in lofty company (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290129.php
Today Tucsonan Leslie Porter joins the ranks of Maya Angelou and Anna Jolivet — both of whom have received a prestigious UA Black Alumni Club award.
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2009-04-24 Bashas' may close up to 10 stores statewide (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115062.php
Bashas' Markets said Thursday that it would close an unspecified number of underperforming stores around the state to hold down costs in an "extremely challenging retail environment."
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2009-04-24 By 2050, drought affecting CAP seen (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290090.php
Picture the Central Arizona Project as a half-empty canal snaking through a hotter, drier Arizona desert.
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2009-04-24 Cop: Would-be carjacker disarmed, shot with her gun (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115060.php
A woman was shot with her  handgun by a driver she and another woman tried to carjack at an East Side drugstore Thursday, a Tucson police spokeswoman said.
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2009-04-24 Couches ban doesn't sit well at Ironwood Ridge (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115108.php
Some teachers and students at Ironwood Ridge High School are miffed at a new directive from their principal: No more couches.
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2009-04-24 Denogean: Hard to say goodbye after all these years (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115101.php
Shortly after I was hired in 1989 by the Yuma Daily Sun as a cub reporter, the city editor assigned me to cover the county fair.
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2009-04-24 Deputy: Officer killed while biking was in bicycle lane (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115068.php
An off-duty Tucson police officer killed as he bicycled last month was hit from behind by a motorist who drove into a bicycle lane, a sheriff's sergeant said.
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2009-04-24 Election-linked trespass charge dismissed (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115122.php
On April 16, Justice Court Judge Jose Luis Castillo dismissed a charge of misdemeanor second-degree criminal trespass filed last September against Tucsonan John R. Brakey.
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2009-04-24 Fires: new climate threat? (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290106.php
Massive wildfires that have become increasingly common in recent years are a flash point for climate change, which in turn will spark additional devastating fires, research released today indicates.
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2009-04-24 Four teens arrested in connection with 9 convenience store robberies (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115094.php
Four teenagers were arrested Thursday morning in connection with a string of nine convenience store armed robberies, according to police.
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2009-04-24 Giffords, Grijalva seek $10M for health care projects (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115095.php
With a little "seed money" from the federal government, Leslie Boyer hopes to shore up the country's "critically" low supply of antivenin and quickly distribute that lifesaving drug to health care providers nationwide.
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2009-04-24 Giffords: Dump employer sanctions (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290096.php
PHOENIX — U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wants to strip the state of its ability to shut down companies that knowingly hire undocumented workers.
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2009-04-24 Gimino: Ronstadt tune part of team tradition (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115109.php
The only thing missing from Arizona home softball games has been Linda Ronstadt herself.
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2009-04-24 Grijalva bill would require Homeland Security to follow environmental laws when considering security programs (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115061.php
A bill that would force Homeland Security to obey environmental laws when considering border security programs was introduced in Congress by U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva.
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2009-04-24 Hit to nonprofits would be less in Letcher's proposed city budget (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115082.php
The budget recommended Tuesday by City Manager Mike Letcher would divvy up almost $13 million among local nonprofits and governments, key support bases for the City Council.
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2009-04-24 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290064.php
A series of dry Pacific low-pressure systems will move across the Great Basin during the next several days. This will bring highs down a few degrees through the weekend. It will be breezy this afternoon and windy Saturday. I expect near normal temperatures after the weekend.
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2009-04-24 Kofa refuge cougar killings on hold until July 31 (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115059.php
The Arizona Game & Fish Commission has extended a moratorium on killing mountain lions on the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge until July 31, but conservationists said Thursday they aren't satisfied.
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2009-04-24 Landowners, leaseholders feel burden of illegal dumping in rural Arizona (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115099.php
MAMMOTH - Laurie Mercer is proud to show off the high desert where she and her husband, Mike, graze cattle. Saguaros and creosote bushes hug a bumpy trail as her ATV climbs to a point offering a panoramic view of arroyos and distant mountains.
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2009-04-24 Law and Order (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290086.php

  Theft of van carrying baby nets 17-year term
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2009-04-24 Lawmakers OK bills on jobless aid, stimulus money (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115063.php
PHOENIX — Arizona legislators have completed action on bills to use federal money to provide laid-off Arizonans with at least 13 more weeks of eligibility for unemployment benefits and put Arizona back in line to receive $1.6 billion of stimulus cash.
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2009-04-24 Lecture on what causes allergy and asthma symptoms May 5 (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115096.php
A free public lecture May 5 will offer insights on what causes the allergy and asthma symptoms that cause us so much grief.
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2009-04-24 Life stories : Sax whiz had a firm grip on all that jazz (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290099.php
Put a sax in her hands and Jamie Trainer would boot, scoot and boogie non-stop until she hit Tuxedo Junction.
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2009-04-24 Man shoots woman, foils carjacking, police say (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290103.php
A woman who tried to carjack a man at gunpoint outside a North Side Walgreens early Thursday was shot and wounded by the man, police said.
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2009-04-24 Marana Town Council candidate draws fire (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290126.php
Mud has started to fly in the Marana Town Council elections.
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2009-04-24 Physician receives $3.7 million grant to study breast cancer depression (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115070.php
The Arizona Cancer Center on Thursday announced that Karen Weihs, a physician and scientist at the center, received a $3.7 million grant to study emotion and depression in breast cancer survivors.
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2009-04-24 Scottsdale turns down stimulus cash (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115056.php
PHOENIX — The Scottsdale City Council has turned down more than $200,000 in federal stimulus money it was to get for its public safety agencies.
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2009-04-24 Skateboarders to celebrate grand opening of Santa Rita park 'bowls' Saturday (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115065.php
Skateboarding may not be Rudy Carrera's life, but it's darn close.  The 20-year-old works at a local skateboard shop, has taught skateboarding lessons and has been waiting nearly a decade for the new skate park to open near his home.
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2009-04-24 Student portion of mariachi conference brims with talent (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115132.php
By DANIEL BUCKLEY
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2009-04-24 The bands play on in TUSD as fiscal notes grow sour (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290116.php
By Rhonda Bodfield
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2009-04-24 The life of teen honoree: one hectic day of doing good (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290131.php
School, family, work, volunteerism — those are some of the responsibilities that local youths juggle to make an impact on the community.
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2009-04-24 Trial opens in killing of man in trailer park (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/290091.php
His stepfather was probably going about 5 mph when the man suddenly appeared, Marcos Contreras said.
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2009-04-24 Tucson Symphony says it must raise $1 million to ensure programming (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115072.php
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra must raise at least $1 million by the end of this year to ensure programming beyond next season.
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2009-04-24 UA expert: Man-caused fires may boost climate change (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115064.php
Man-caused fires play a significant role in global climate change, a University of Arizona researcher said Thursday.
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2009-04-24 Vehicle used in the car wash killing found destroyed by fire (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115110.php
The vehicle used in the killing of a man at a car wash was  destroyed by fire about two miles southwest of the shooting scene, a Pima County sheriff's spokeswoman said.
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2009-04-24 Videotape: Stepdad admits choking stepdaughter (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115112.php
The stepfather of a 19-month-old girl admitted in a videotaped confession that he choked her and also pushed her face under water in a bathtub because he could not control his frustration and anger when she cried.
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2009-04-24 Youths working on service projects to be recognized Saturday (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/115075.php
Kick off Tucson Youth Week on Saturday at the Community Youth Recognition event.
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