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2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Russell's Crowning Glory: Pearce Drops Immigration Bill to Find New Ways To Round ’Em Up (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        State Sen. Russell Pearce capped this year's bill frenzy by dropping his long-awaited illegal immigration bill yesterday. SB 1611 is pretty much what you'd expect: Throwing illegal immigrants who drive cars in jail.… ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Walkup's State of the City Today: Should He Stay or Should He Go? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Mayor Bob Walkup will deliver his State of the City speech today. The big question on our mind: Will he announce his plans for this year?…
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2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
How Will State Employers Deal With Stoned Workers? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Rebekah Zemansy of Cronkite News Service tells us how lawmakers are dealing with the issue of medical marijuana in the workplace:
Now that Arizona voters have approved the use of medical marijuana, employers need new ways to deal with ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Fundraiser at All Three Sauce Locations Tomorrow (Tuesday, Feb. 22) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Eat at any of the three local Sauce locations tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 22, and 20 percent of your bill (excluding alcohol) will be donated to Tragedy in Tucson Victims' Fund.
Sauce restaurants are located at 7117 N. Oracle Road, 2990 ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Coming Soon: The Onyx Room (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Well now, the Onyx Room sure looks like it'll be fun when it opens. It’s like a hybrid soul-food joint and cocktail lounge, with a big dance floor thrown in for good measure.…
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2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Strong Beer Festival Review (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
[Note from web producer Dan Gibson: While the Strong Beer Festival in Phoenix isn't exactly a Tucson-related event at first glance, the Tucson brewers were in attendance and it's always good to have a list of new beers worth trying ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Today Would Have Been David Foster Wallace's 49th Birthday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        There isn't a modern author that means more to me than David Foster Wallace, so even seeing a reminder on Facebook this morning that today would have been his 49th birthday is still weird and disconcerting. I guess it's still a little ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Sebadoh (and Quasi) Tonight at Club Congress! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        My co-worker and general smart-woman-around-town Linda Ray said something the other day about how everyone is convinced the music they listened to in their teens was the best ever, and even though I try to spend more time listening to ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Do Not Eat Loudly in Latvian Movie Theatres (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I get a little enraged when people are making excessive noise at the movies as well, but the end of Black Swan was definitely not worth shooting anyone over:
A man has been shot dead at a cinema in Latvia after a fellow movie-goer objected ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Zimmerman Funds Starting to Slow Down (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Funds set up to honor slain Gabrielle Giffords staffer Gabriel Zimmerman are both over the $30,000 mark, although they seem to be leveling off.
The Gabriel Zimmerman Memorial Fund has collected 182 donations collectively worth $32,000 ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Saturnalia #2 Hits Hotel Congress Wednesday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        We heard good things about the debut of Saturnalia last month, with certified sommelier/magician Kenny Stewart providing the wine and DJ Carl Hanni providing "a mix of Latin groove jazz, exotica, downtempo electronica and sexy sounds ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Finally, Minimalist Architecture Comes to the Funeral Industry (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I know that every time I've been in a funeral home I've thought: "This place is such a design drag." Thankfully, a funeral home in Spain is bringing high concept design (an entirely white chapel with benches!)…
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2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Ciudad Juarez Out of Control (More So) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        When CNN runs a headline that starts with "Even by Juarez standards...", no good news can possible follow:
Fifty-three people were killed in a 72-hour span in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, making it one of the deadliest three-day periods in ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Someone Should Really Keep Governor Brewer Away From Video Cameras (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Despite rewinding a few times, there are several occasions during these clips from KPNX's Sunday Square Off, hosted by Brahm Resnik, where I have absolutely no idea what on earth Governor Brewer is talking about. Hey, people in the health ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
GOP Lawmakers Urge End to Endangered-Species Protection for Gray Wolf (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Tara Alatorre of Cronkite News Service fills us in how GOP lawmakers want to urge Washington to stop trying to help wolf populations recover with the Endangered Species Act:
A group GOP lawmakers wants to send a postcard of sorts urging ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Review (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
After over 10 years of waiting, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is finally here, bringing us updated chaotic three on three battles with a revamped look and refined controls. The core experience is just as over-the-top and chaotic as ever, but ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• "Deep staffing shake-up OK'd for Palo Verde Magnet High,"
Wednesday on A2, incorrectly reported that former Palo Verde
Principal Tina Isaac was dismissed from her position as a result of
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2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 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:

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Giffords' office sends Kellys a b-day tweet (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

HOUSTON - A tweet from the office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
wished her husband and brother-in-law a happy birthday - and also
thanked the Houston hospital where she's undergoing intensive
rehabilitat

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
No one hurt as fire burns midtown home (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A midtown home was destroyed Monday morning by a fire that is
under investigation, fire officials said.

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Monday, Feb. 21

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Thursday's rodeo parade set for 9 a.m. (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The 86th annual Tucson ... read more

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Restrictions to Mount Lemmon lifted (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

All roads to Mount Lemmon are now open.

2011-02-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 22 2011\
Morning blaze destroys central Tucson home (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A midtown home was destroyed this morning by a fire that is
under investigation, fire officials said.

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
The Sky Is on Fire (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        A new favorite haunt of mine is Sky Bar at 536 N. Fourth Avenue. They have Happy Hour from 5:30 to 8:30 every day, except Sunday, when it's Happy Hour all day! Two-dollar wells sounds damn good this time of year. Even better, Friday nights offer ... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Picture This: Afternoon Delight (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc
... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
An Exxon Valdez Every 10 Days (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
The latest estimates show that the BP spill could have been as much as 25,000 to 30,000 barrels a day.
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2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Picture This: Make Some Music (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc
... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Glassman and the Democratic Debates (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Rodney GlassmanScore one for Democratic Senate candidate John Dougherty ... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Picture This: Afternoon Stroll (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc
... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Jason's Deli Reopens, Gives Out 1,000 Free Sandwiches on Monday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Jason's Deli is reopening its recently closed store at 4545 N. Oracle Road and will be giving away 1,000 free sandwiches on Monday.
Another location at 5420 E. Broadway Blvd., which also closed unexpectedly on Sunday, May 30, is expected to ... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Skinny 2010 Spotlight: Democrat Sami Hamed, Legislative District 27 House of Representatives (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        With two open House seats—Rep. Olivia Cajero Bedford is running for the state Senate, while Rep ... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Danehy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/daneh

        
        The feds, foundations should be funding superior public schools, not charter schools
          
            by Tom Danehy
          
          
          
            On May 28, the Democrat-controlled New York Legislature passed a bill ... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Weekly Wide Web (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/weekl

        
        Homer Simpson Told Me to Like Soccer
          
            by Nick Smith
          
          
          
            Most Americans don't care whether other countries have better soccer teams than we do. After all, soccer games are ... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Now Showing at Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/now-s

        
        Alice in Wonderland (Three-Disc Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy); Shutter Island; War of the Worlds (Blu-ray)
          
            by Bob Grimm
          
          
          
            Alice in Wonderland (Three-Disc Blu-ray + DVD ... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
Live (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/live/

        
        Robert Rich
          
            by Mel Mason
          
          
          
            ROBERT RICH SOLAR CULTURE GALLERY Sunday, June 6 For those who crave musical stylings outside of the norm in terms of structure and instrumentation ... read more

2010-06-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 11 2010\
City Week (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/city-

        
        Solar Solstice Fair; The photos of Bart Jennings; The Firefighter Combat Challenge; Pima County Public Library GLBT Author Presentation: Sonia Sanchez
          
            by Adam Lehrer ... read more

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310763

  
    downtown

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Disrespect breeds assaults, harassment in local schools (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310776
Girls grabbed in the crotch by boys who say it's "no big deal."

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Soccer has lights, but costs keep them off (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310764
Blame it on the budget. Again.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
It's good day as injured boy leaves hospital (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310760
Editor's note: Staff Sgt. Jacob  Richmond, a public affairs specialist from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, is blogging during his deployment to Joint Base Balad, Iraq. His dispatches run Sundays in the Star.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Dig reveals ancient fields (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310755
The discovery of a prehistoric irrigation system in the Marana desert is giving archaeologists a deeper glimpse into one of the first groups of people to farm in the Tucson basin.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Sexually harassed at school: 'big deal' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310754
It happens in middle schools and high schools across the community. In hallways. In classrooms. On the bus.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Teachers aren't immune from violence in schools (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310747
A rise in incivility at school is spilling over into skirmishes with school authorities.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
At 65, Brewer reflects on the bigger picture (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310748
PHOENIX — The eyes may not be the first things to go.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Pizzeria's customers take loyalty to grave (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310789
A small, white building sits back from the street near the corner of North First Avenue and East Fort Lowell Road. The green sign by the street dates to the 1950s. The restaurant logo — a man dressed in chef's clothing tossing pizza dough — is painted ... read more

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
All-women mariachi to play at Hispanic conference (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310772
An all-women mariachi group — Mariachi Viva La Mujer — was recently born in the Old Pueblo to entertain about 2,000 women, including the possibility of first lady Michelle Obama, at the 24th National Hispanic Women's Conference in Phoenix this week ... read more

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Santa Cruz heritage plan advances, but not before border-control flap (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310800
At first blush, the idea seems innocuous.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
O'odham charity to honor man who studies culture (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310793
Richard Goodridge is a self-made farmer, weaver and carver who is giving back to the Gila River Indian Community, where he lives near Phoenix.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Neto's Tucson : (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310781
Growing up gay, Juan Carlos Montes de Oca felt the stinging barbs from strangers and, worse, the lack of acceptance from his family.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Law and Order (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310778

  TPD officer honored for peer-support work

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310749
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-09-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 27 2009\
Cash-starved AZ putting Tucson properties up for sale (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310734
For a little more than $46 million, the Tucson campus of the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind could be yours.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 11 2009\
Regina's answer - please read!

It sounds to me like the Star story was sensationalized and somewhat inaccurate.  Here is councilmember Regina Romero's response to the story:
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Dear Friends & Neighbors:

I would like ... read more

2009-01-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 11 2009\
Many more need help http://www.theirc.org/where/united_state
It is wonderful that so many Tucsonans stepped forward and so clear that Taha deserved the help!  

If you feel moved to help another family in difficult circumstances in a new country, check with the Refugee Education Center or IRC, the International ... read more

2009-01-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 11 2009\
FAA: TUSD program flew unsafe airplanes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275394
The owner of a company that teaches Catalina Magnet High School students how to be pilots has been investigated by federal regulators for a host of violations, including operating unsafe planes, and agreed just weeks ago to pay $44,500 in fines.

2009-01-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 11 2009\
Luxury-home project is now a tunnel to nowhere (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275374
Saguaro Ranch pitched itself as the most-exclusive luxury development to ever hit Southern Arizona.

2009-01-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 11 2009\
Legislators will have to tackle budget woes first (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275416
Five things to know about the state Legislature's session that begins tomorrow:

2009-01-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 11 2009\
Mercy killing or murder? (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275408
With the late-autumn sunrise still hours away, William Swink rubbed Mary's head and tried to comfort her as she lay in bed in their San Manuel home.

2009-01-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 11 2009\
Con artists, scams a rising risk here (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275395
Reports of con artists working in Tucson rose sharply last year even as other types of fraud dropped.

2008-04-25 '09 county budget plan has tax cut (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235993.php
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry submitted a 2009 recommended budget that is 1.5 percent smaller than last year's and calls for a 40-cent reduction in the tax rate.
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2008-04-25 10-year-old boy in poison case out of school (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235928.php
A 10-year-old boy accused of trying to poison two of his classmates is no longer a student at the East Side charter school he attended, according to a letter sent home to parents Thursday.
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2008-04-25 2 teens charged in $4M NW side blaze (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83480.php
Two 18-year-old Tucsonans were charged with starting an apartment fire that injured three people and caused more than $4 million in damage, a Pima County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman said Thursday.
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2008-04-25 Ariz. border enforcement gets 21 more prosecutors (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235999.php
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona will receive 21 additional prosecutors as part of the Justice Department's efforts to fight border-related crime.
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2008-04-25 Arizona getting 21 new federal prosecutors (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83498.php
Dozens of new federal prosecutor positions are being created in states bordering Mexico to beef up prosecutions of drug and human smugglers, gunrunners and illegal immigrants, the Justice Department said Thursday.
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2008-04-25 Audit: Many ELL programs lag (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83472.php
PHOENIX - Just how a student learns to speak, read and write English in Arizona depends on the school the child happens to attend, according to a report released Wednesday by the Office of the Auditor General.
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2008-04-25 BP finds body of entrant; 1,125 pounds of pot seized (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235911.php
A U.S. Border Patrol agent found the body of an illegal immigrant Wednesday afternoon near Ajo.
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2008-04-25 Beehive Fire torches 300 acres, could affect I-19 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236010.php
A second human-caused wildfire has burned at least 300 acres about 17 miles west of Nogales, an official said.
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2008-04-25 Bill would create infections-study panel (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83530.php
The Legislature has passed a bill that would create an infection prevention and control advisory committee to examine and make recommendations related to community and health care-related infections.
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2008-04-25 Carroll, Day offer alternative budget (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235995.php
Supervisors Ray Carroll and Ann Day prepared an alternative budget that would provide taxpayers even more tax relief than one recommended by County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry.
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2008-04-25 Cops to set up DUI checkpoint Friday but won't tell where (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83527.php
If you're thinking of going out drinking Friday night, call a taxi, take a bus, appoint a designated driver - just don't get behind the wheel of your car if you've had a snootful.
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2008-04-25 Cops: Kidnapped man shot in escape try (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236004.php
An Oro Valley man reported missing over the weekend was kidnapped and is connected with an incident in which another man with a fatal gunshot wound was dropped off at a hospital late Sunday, police said.
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2008-04-25 County budget could drop by $22M (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83524.php
Pima County's recommended 2008-09 budget is about $22 million less than the $1.48 billion current fiscal year budget - and includes spending cuts to all departments.
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2008-04-25 DEATHS (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83520.php
Compiled by Rachelly Suriell. For information, call 573-4561.
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2008-04-25 DUI checkpoint tonight (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235916.php
The Tucson Police Department is conducting a sobriety checkpoint within city limits tonight, according to a news release.
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2008-04-25 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235918.php

  The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available
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2008-04-25 Denogean: Hey, Phoenix, we've got first dibs on UFOs (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83521.php
Some jokester with flares, helium balloons and too much time on his hands has claimed responsibility for the four mysterious red lights that appeared in the Phoenix skies Monday.
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2008-04-25 Downtown 2-way traffic switch (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235976.php
Starting Saturday, drivers on South Sixth and South Stone avenues will face a major readjustment to two-way traffic south of Broadway in Downtown.
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2008-04-25 Driver held in fatal crash (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235978.php
A woman was killed and the driver of the pickup she was riding in was arrested on manslaughter charges when the truck rolled on a Southwest Side street early Thursday, a Pima County sheriff's spokeswoman said.
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2008-04-25 Dupnik to be feted for half-century of policing (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83487.php
Sheriff Clarence W. Dupnik on Wednesday will celebrate a half-century in Tucson-area law enforcement at a dignitary-packed luncheon.
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2008-04-25 Ex-TPD staffer's cases get 2nd look after coke theft (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83532.php
Lawyers handling 280 cases a former Tucson police fingerprint analyst worked on will soon receive letters allowing the prints to be re-examined, the chief criminal deputy Pima County attorney said.
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2008-04-25 Funding board for state schools dissolved (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83463.php
State lawmakers on Wednesday voted to dissolve the Arizona board that oversees funding for K-12 public-school facilities, citing a variety of concerns, including the panel's handling of ventilation problems at Tempe's Corona del Sol High School.
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2008-04-25 Help a tortoise find a home, though they carry their own (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235972.php
Beezer clambered out of his burrow and stretched his leathery neck to the sky. After a few minutes of sunning, he munched on some nearby plants. Spring never tasted so good.
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2008-04-25 House approves tougher penalties for DUI (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83503.php
PHOENIX - The state House approved a sweeping bill Thursday to impose tougher mandates and penalties against drunk boaters and drivers. In some circumstances, however, it would reduce the amount of time first-time DUI offenders must use ignition interlocks.
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2008-04-25 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235938.php
High pressure will be dominating our weather this weekend and well into next week. That means we'll get a nice preview of summer as daytime highs move into the low to mid-90s, 8 to 10 degrees above normal for this time of the year.
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2008-04-25 LOTTERY (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83552.php
For April 24
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2008-04-25 Lorraine Lee Walk on Sat. to benefit youth (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83526.php
Girls For a Cause will have its annual fundraising walk from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Pima Community College West Campus, 2202 W Anklam Road.
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2008-04-25 Man dies in rollover on I-10 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235981.php
A 78-year-old Prescott Valley man was killed in a one-car rollover crash on Interstate 10 about 15 miles east of Tucson, the Arizona Department of Public Safety reported Thursday.
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2008-04-25 Man guilty in child-sex case (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235925.php
A Tucson man whose graffiti-spraying spree led to child- molestation charges is now facing multiple life sentences.
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2008-04-25 Money woes plague states (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83548.php
The finances of many states have deteriorated so badly that they appear to be in a recession, concludes a survey of all 50 state fiscal directors.
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2008-04-25 Next step: Revise desegregation plan (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83554.php
All that stands in the way of Tucson Unified School District getting out from under a nearly 30-year-old federal court order to desegregate  is an acceptable post-desegregation plan.
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2008-04-25 One last round at Tucson landmark (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83534.php
Tucson native Gilbert Molina found Magic Carpet Golf much more than a place to simply putter around.
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2008-04-25 Origins suspicious in NW Side fire (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235919.php
Susan Mahne awoke to the sound of pounding on the doors and windows of her Northwest Side apartment early Thursday.
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2008-04-25 Public input sought on carbon monoxide (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83529.php
The Pima Association of Governments will accept public comments on a proposed Carbon Monoxide Limited Maintenance Plan at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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2008-04-25 Regents seek $1.4B for construction at state campuses (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236006.php
Local business leaders joined the Arizona Board of Regents on Thursday in calling on the Legislature to pour  $1.4 billion into campus construction they say would lay the groundwork for future innovation and jump-start the state's sagging construction industry.
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2008-04-25 Regents support stimulus plan (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83523.php
The Arizona Board of Regents voted unanimously Thursday to approve a resolution supporting the $1.4 billion economic stimulus plan proposed by the presidents of the three state universities.
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2008-04-25 Retrial opposed in '84 slaying of girl, 8 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235987.php
Frank Jarvis Atwood's attorneys have failed to produce evidence they say proves he was framed for murder, so Atwood shouldn't get a new trial, prosecutors say in court documents filed Thursday.
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2008-04-25 School accountability bills go to gov. (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83509.php
PHOENIX - Two bills to give the state new powers over school districts are headed to Gov. Janet Napolitano after being approved by the Legislature on Thursday.
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2008-04-25 Sides in ELL case ask judge to drop threatened fines (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83507.php
PHOENIX — For once, there's something that all sides can agree on in the 16-year-old fight over the adequacy of Arizona's programs for students who are learning English.
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2008-04-25 South Side man shot in attempted break-in (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235984.php
A man was shot during a home invasion Thursday afternoon in a neighborhood near Tucson International Airport.
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2008-04-25 Stores limiting sales of imported rice (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83525.php
Rising prices and shrinking supplies have led at least one local food store and some national chains to ration imported rice.
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2008-04-25 TPD to set up DUI checkpoint Friday night (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83483.php
If you're thinking of going out drinking Friday night, call a taxi, take a bus, appoint a sober designated driver, but don't get behind the wheel of your car if you had a snootful.
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2008-04-25 TUSD free of desegregation order (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236011.php
A federal judge released Tucson's largest school district from its 30-year-old desegregation order on Thursday, even though he determined the district has failed to prove that its programs were effective in achieving racial balance.
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2008-04-25 Tucson Time Capsule : ROTC cadet honored (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235982.php
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2008-04-25 UA sheds light on bacterial infections (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235994.php
Scientists at the University of Arizona have discovered that some bacteria can use bundles of the minute filaments on their surface to pull on a nearby cell or other surroundings with a force equal to 100,000 times their own weight. And this force lulls a human cell into allowing infection by the bacteria.
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2008-04-25 Weekend promises to be hot, but sneezy (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83484.php
Stock up on tissues: Allergy sufferers will be hit hard this weekend. Pollen numbers, which were high early in the week but dropped Wednesday, are expected to rise again as temperatures increase over the weekend
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2008-04-25 West Side man shot in foiled home invasion (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/235975.php
Tucson police are trying to sort out an apparent home invasion, shooting and chase that left a West Side man seriously wounded Wednesday night.
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