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2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Mayor's Race 2011: Walkup's Out, Asta's In (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        With Mayor Bob Walkup announcing he won't seek a fourth term this year, Republican Ron Asta told us he'd be running for the office.
The only other Republican now seeking the mayor's office is Shaun McClusky, who made his political debut ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
When in the Course of Human Events: Is Pima County Ready to Secede? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Start Our State movement is underway:
Start Our State (SOS) has been formally established as a political committee registered in Pima County. SOS is dedicated to creating the 51st American state in Southern Arizona, separating us ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
A Valley in Ruins (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        [slideshow-1]If you blink while heading East on Highway 92 going through Palominas, you may miss the decaying ruins of one of southern Arizona’s most peculiar settlements. Nestled in between Healing and Deliverance Way, the main ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
I Guess Michelle Obama is Fat, According to Fat Guy Rush Limbaugh (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Oh, Rush Limbaugh, I'm just encouraging you, I realize, but someone has to mention the stupid stuff you're saying every day, right? Apparently, since Michelle Obama has encouraged people to consider what they're feeding their children ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Walkup: "I've Done a Good Job" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Bob Walkup, who announced today that he won’t be seeking reelection to a fourth term, told The Range after his State of the City speech that he’ll miss being mayor of Tucson.
“It’s a great job,” Walkup ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Happy Birthday to Us (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        On Feb. 22, 1984, the first issue of the Tucson Weekly hit newsstands, with a profile of Arizona Theatre Company's Gary Gisselman on the cover, ads from Futons Etc. and Nino's on First (promoting shows by Gentlemen After Dark, Naked ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Who Needs a Board of Regents Anyway? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        As referenced by Jim Nintzel in his post last night, there's plenty of exciting action in the Senate Appropriations committee today as they consider twenty four bills (by my count) in one afternoon. If the "Immigration Omnibus" bill ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Shawna Forde Gets Death Sentence (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        KVOA:
The jury in the first-degree murder trial of border activist Shawna Forde decided that she will be put to death for the deaths of 9-year old Brisenia Flores and her father Raul Flores.
Forde was convicted last week on two counts ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Walkup Not Running for Another Term (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup will announce today that he is not running for a fourth term.
Andrew Greenhill, the mayor's chief of staff, said that Walkup has accomplished many of his goals.…
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2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Arizona, I'm Sorry I Mentioned the "Official Gun" Thing (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        So, a few weeks ago, I made a joke on The Range in a post about Utah passing a bill to establish an official firearm that Arizona hadn't gotten around to getting our own official gun. Well, it certainly didn't take long for our legislature ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Not Comforting: New York Times Lies on Behalf of the CIA? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Glenn Greenwald from Salon puts the pieces together from the increasing strange story of Raymond Davis, imprisoned in Pakistan for shooting two Pakistanis, and how the New York Times apparently agreed to deceive their readers on behalf ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
One Good Thing About the Oscars: More Work by Banksy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        While it looks like the Oscars won't let Banksy wear a mask on stage if he wins the Best Documentary award on Sunday (which he should, because as I've mentioned before, Exit Through the Gift Shop is great), the upside is that he still ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Vegetarian’s Delight: The Tasteful Kitchen Is Open (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        So I hear the vegetarian food at the brand-new Tasteful Kitchen down at 722 N. Stone Ave. is out of this world. I also hear the owners occasionally hold events where a lengthy yoga session is followed by a multi-course meal fit for an ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Tuesday, Feb. 22

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 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:

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Cold Case: Octogenarian died after violent purse snatching (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/ar

Verna "Pat" McDougal ... read more

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Man, 55, dies after van hits TUSD bus (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A man died after his vehicle rear-ended a school bus at a
south-side intersection Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
About 1,000 TEP customers remain without power (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Tucson Electric Power said about 1,000 customers remain without
service from an outage that began this afternoon.

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Pedestrian killed Saturday is identified (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A 66-year-old man who was killed in a hit-and-run collision
Saturday afternoon on the south side has been identified as Leonard
Tsethlikai, police said.

2011-02-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 23 2011\
Grijalva visits UMC today, thanks nurses and doctors (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva toured University Medical Center this
morning to meet and thank the doctors and nurses who cared for
Gabrielle Giffords and all other victims of the Jan. 8
shooting.

2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
Friday Roundtable: Clean Elections and the Downtown Hotel (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Just enough time tonight to talk about the Clean Elections decision and the downtown hotel proposal.
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2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
Friday Roundtable: The Rodney Glassman Interview (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
U.S. Senate candidate Rodney Glassman stops by Arizona Illustrated's Friday Roundtable.
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2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
As We Predicted: Wallace Faces Challenge to Nominating Petitions in LD26 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        We told you in The Skinny this week that William Wallace, a Democrat seeing a House seat in Legislative District 26, was likely to face a challenge to his nominating petitions. Sure enough, he's among the candidates fighting to stay on the ballot ... read more

2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
CD8 Republican Debate: Monday, June 14 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        If you haven't yet seen the Republicans in Congressional District 8 throw down in a debate, your next chance is Monday, June 14. Three of them—Jonathan Paton, Jesse Kelly and Brian Miller—will be at Green Valley's West Social Center ... read more

2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
Skinny 2010 Spotlight: Democrat Dustin Cox, 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. Phil Lopes is retiring that ol' bow tie—the Democratic primary in Legislative District 27 is a crowded affair. Eight candidates have ... read more

2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
The Jax Farm Project Blog (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        The people up at jaxKitchen are really onto something with their recently launched blog that follows the progress of their new chef's garden in Barrio Viejo.
It takes the whole farm-to-table concept to another level: Knowing your food is grown ... read more

2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
CiCi's Pizza Invasion (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        CiCi's Pizza is opening three new locations in Tucson as part of an expansion that is expected to result in as many as 25 locations across the state, according to a press release.
CiCi's Pizza currently has one location at 2912 W. Ina Road, and ... read more

2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
Tucson's Everyday People: La Placita Village People (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
In this multimedia project by UA School of Journalism students R.J. Young, Raymond Slusarczyk and Nicole O'Shea, La Placita Village, located in Downtown Tucson, takes center stage as a place of vibrant colors in the Old Pueblo.
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2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
Yuma Mayor: Gay Soldiers Are "Lacy-Drawered, Limp-Wristed People" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
And you thought the idiocy in Prescott about lightening up a mural featuring Hispanic kids on the side of a school was bad. Yuma Mayor Al Krieger refers to gay soldiers as "a bunch of lacy-drawered, limp-wristed people." The Arizona Legislature ... read more

2010-06-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 12 2010\
Remembering Gerry (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Friends of Gerry Glombecki will be gathering tomorrow, Sunday. June 13, at Club Congress to remember the musician, poet and all-around good guy, who died on May 25.
Wolf Forrest, a friend of the Weekly, offered this about Gerry: ... read more

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Amid freeze, 4 execs with county get raises (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310861
In a year when most county employees will again see no raises and services are being cut, four department heads got increases of more than $6,000 each last month, for a total of nearly $25,000.

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Bonnie Henry : Little brick building has big significance (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310878
It's just an old brick building, with boarded-up windows and fading letters painted on the wall.

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Documentary calls BASIS a model (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310837
BASIS charter school has been recognized nationally a few times over the years, but now it is receiving perhaps one of its biggest compliments.

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Totem-like pillar a bit of a mystery (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310849
When you think of Oro Valley, a number of things come to mind, among them lush, green golf courses, copper patina store signs and luxurious homes.

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
New AZ abortion law goes quickly to courts (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310882
PHOENIX — New abortion restrictions approved by the Legislature, including a 24-hour waiting period, are not an "undue burden" on women and should be allowed to take effect this week as scheduled, attorneys for the state are arguing to federal and state ... read more

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Climate-change experts have warning for AZ (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310880
PHOENIX — A new study suggesting human activities are nearing or exceeding the boundaries of Earth's ability to sustain life as we know it has special significance in the Southwest, two Arizona researchers who served as co-authors said Thursday.

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Outage hits downtown, west side (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310889
A power outage left about 11,500 households in the dark for about 25 minutes Sunday night.

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Photo: Hospital workers on stage (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310888
As part of a Youth Advisory Council talent show, child-life specialists at University Medical Center gave their lip-synced and dance rendition of Aretha Franklin's "Respect." Performing, from left to right, were child specialists Heather Fiske, Lauren ... read more

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Road runner : Texting while driving to be a topic of summit (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310857
The country is getting down to business on texting while driving this week.

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
School branches out into finance (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310848
At 17 years old, Danielle Witt and Julia Chacon are rolling in dough.

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310866

  
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2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Education Notes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310886
  Get info on colleges at Tuesday event

2009-09-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 28 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/310863
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Arizona nurses gather Tuesday to advocate nurse/patient ratios (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Arizona nurses will gather at the state capitol Tuesday in an attempt to encourage lawmakers to make Arizona the second state in the nation to set minimum nurse to patient ratios.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Water harvesting a tasty deal for area (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A precious natural resource many Tucsonans let trickle away could mean big savings.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Big hole east of Ronstadt Transit Center starting to take shape (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The 30-foot-deep hole east of the Ronstadt Transit Center, 215 E. Congress St., is starting to take shape as the Depot Plaza garage, especially since a 180-foot crane appeared on site Dec. 29.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Ski-bus crash families push for belt laws (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Twenty-six seconds.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Sahuarita police continue investigating Friday's fatal domestic shooting (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Sahuarita police are continuing an investigation into a fatal domestic shooting Friday and expect to release more information on the case Monday, a Sahuarita police spokesman said.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Sidewalk work begins downtown for tree-lined pedestrian haven (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Sidewalks will be torn up this week on Scott Avenue south of Congress Street as the demolition phase continues to convert the downtown street into a tree-lined pedestrian haven.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Woman killed by hit-and-run driver, who is sought (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A 56-year-old Tucson woman was hit and died Sunday, and the driver of the sport utility vehicle involved sped away, a Tucson police spokesman said.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Nominees sought for volunteerism awards from Hon Kachina Council (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The Hon Kachina Council is searching the state for outstanding volunteers whose contributions qualify them to be nominated for the Hon Kachina Volunteer Award.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Tucson is 20th on list of 21 Best Boomer Towns in the country (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The city of Tucson is 20th on a list of 21 Best Boomer Towns in the country, according to bestboomertowns.com.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Calderón may push immigration reform in meeting with Obama (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
MEXICO CITY - With violence spilling over the Mexican border into the U.S., President Felipe Calderón should have little trouble securing support for his battle against drugs when he meets U.S. President-elect Barack Obama on Monday.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Phoenix police still releasing personal info (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Days after officials announced plans to censor personal information from Phoenix police reports, clerks redacted birth dates and addresses from some public documents while releasing suspects' Social Security numbers on others.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Four men hospitalized after shooting in Glendale (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Four men remained in the hospital on Sunday following a Saturday night shooting outside a Glendale town house complex.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Forest Service offering kid's ranger program (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The U.S. Forest Service is offering young, would-be rangers a chance to learn and earn a junior ranger certificate.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market opens Jan. 22. (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market is opening its new year with a "Stretch Your Food Dollar With Healthy Eating" event.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
UA's Mt. Lemmon program offers public use of professional quality telescope (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A series of special public skygazing events are planned for the University of Arizona's SkyCenter telescope on Mount Lemmon.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Here's what you need to know about those ¡#%*#%!!! holes in the road (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275468
If the "thunk!" and immediate cringe that follows an encounter with a pothole seem to be more common these days, it's not just you.

2009-01-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 12 2009\
Cluster subdivisions on agenda (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275483
Neighbors who live near a proposed cluster subdivision will get more notice before such projects are approved — and have the right to appeal decisions related to cluster subdivisions — under a proposal before the Pima County Board of Supervisors. ... read more

2008-04-26 'Funraiser' supports San Xavier with a true Southwestern vibe (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236124.php
Nancy Cox says she believes the Silver & Turquoise Ball is a true Southwestern gem among Tucson social events.
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2008-04-26 2 held in arson fire admit starting blaze (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236147.php
Two men arrested in connection with an arson fire that caused millions of dollars in damage and displaced more than a dozen people admitted to authorities that they started the blaze.
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2008-04-26 2 teachers leave $2.5M to UA for research (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236155.php
Two retired teachers have left $2.5 million of their estate to the University of Arizona to found two research chairs.
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2008-04-26 24 illegal immigrants injured in van crash (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83589.php
A van packed with illegal immigrants crashed Thursday morning near Douglas, injuring 24 and sending several to a Tucson hospital, a Department of Public Safety spokeswoman said.
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2008-04-26 3 lose dwelling in North Side mobile-home fire (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236156.php
Three people were displaced Friday afternoon when a fire ripped through a mobile home on the North Side, an official said.
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2008-04-26 85 years fail to dim Steward's vision (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83612.php
In Roger Carpenter's 1940s childhood home, the telephone frequently rang in the middle of the night.
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2008-04-26 ACC to feds: Kill 200-mile power line (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83629.php
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2008-04-26 Arson causes $1M of damage at plant (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83566.php
Arson was the cause of a two-alarm fire that ravaged a midtown manufacturing company Friday morning, a Tucson Fire Department spokesman said.
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2008-04-26 BP agents have busy 3 days finding entrants, narcotics (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236158.php
An eventful past three days along the U.S.-Mexican border in Southern Arizona saw violent encounters between agents and drug smugglers, rescues of illegal immigrants, drug seizures, a bus rollover and the discovery of a stash house.
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2008-04-26 Blood Donations (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236171.php
The American Red Cross will be seeking blood donors at these times and places next week. To schedule your appointment, call 1-800-448-3543.
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2008-04-26 Buckley: Vargas' performance sizzles (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83646.php
I  half expected to see huge chunks of the Tucson Convention Center arena's roof flying into the parking lot as Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan finished its searing rendition of "El Cascabel" as I headed into the night for an early deadline (my apologies to headliner Lucero - maybe next time).
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2008-04-26 Carlock: Geologist: 1; Bobcat: 0 (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83606.php
Better education through litigation ... English doesn't come cheap ... enough, virtually ... money - there's never enough
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2008-04-26 County gets more help to handle measles outbreak (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83588.php
Help from the state will cut measles testing times here from two days to just a few hours, the Governor's Office said Friday.
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2008-04-26 Different planes, but same high spirits (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236196.php
Elmo C. Baker flew dozens of missions over Hanoi, each time staring down a hail of anti-aircraft fire that looked as if he'd be hit straight between the eyes.
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2008-04-26 Doctor's byword is 'compassion for all' (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236154.php
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Dr. Natalie Vogel, a Tucson pediatrician who practices kindness and compassion with all her patients.
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2008-04-26 Drugs gone from crime lab; supervisor resigns (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236153.php
Methamphetamine, cocaine and crack cocaine were missing from four cases handled by a crime-lab supervisor who resigned after an investigation, according to a police board of inquiry report.
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2008-04-26 El Rio gets $200K grant for health data project state project (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83618.php
UnitedHealthcare of Arizona will present a $200,000 grant to the El Rio Foundation to help support the Governor's Arizona Health-e Connection Roadmap.
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2008-04-26 Estranged wife tries using media to hurt his reputation, Olson says (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236145.php
University of Arizona men's basketball coach Lute Olson accused his estranged wife of filing spurious petitions in their divorce case to "harass" him and tarnish his reputation, a court document filed Friday shows.
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2008-04-26 Get involved (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236109.php
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities at the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's Web site, www.volunteersoaz.org.
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2008-04-26 House OKs bill to quit No Child Left Behind Act (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/80945.php
The Arizona House of Representatives is on the verge of opting out of the controversial No Child Left Behind Act, President Bush's premier educational accomplishment.
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2008-04-26 In the clubhouse, he always went to bat for the players (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236149.php
Bill Gleason didn't need to work when he and his wife, Rosemary, retired to Tucson in 1984.
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2008-04-26 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236144.php
High pressure aloft has really established itself over the Southwest. As a result, expect daytime highs to be running 8 to 10 degrees above average  through the middle of next week. Tucson will be in the low 90s over the weekend, topping out in the mid-90s Monday and Tuesday.
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2008-04-26 LOTTERY (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83643.php
For April 25
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2008-04-26 Lane closures on Speedway at I-10 through the weekend (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83622.php
Restrictions continue in the downtown area because of the widening of Interstate 10:
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2008-04-26 Lecture's focus is safe exercising in the heat (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83619.php
Hot weather doesn't have to derail your exercise routine. Find out how to safely exercise in the heat at a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday at Northwest Medical Center Oro Valley, 1551 E. Tangerine Road.
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2008-04-26 Let them eat paint part of Border Patrol's plan (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83623.php
Some U.S. Border Patrol agents along the Mexican border are packing paintball rifles, but they're not being used for games.
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2008-04-26 Manslaughter charge for driver in rollover (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83577.php
An arrest has been made in connection with a rollover that killed a woman Thursday morning, a Pima County sheriff's spokeswoman said Friday.
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2008-04-26 Missing O.V. man had been kidnapped (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83580.php
Tucson police have released information that helps clear up the mysterious link between a dead man, a missing man and a Sunday shooting.
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2008-04-26 Mosquitoes, West Nile Virus, and You (city)
http://www.tucsonaz.gov/hottopics/wnvandyou.html
Have you seen any mosquitoes lately?  If you have, that's not a good sign because rain here has been rare or non-existent.

Mosquitoes need two things to breed: mild temperatures (which we have) and just a little bit of standing water (which you may have).

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2008-04-26 New fire breaks out as border blaze contained (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83615.php
A fire has scorched 325 acres of federal land northwest of Nogales, the U.S. Forest Service said in a news release Friday.
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2008-04-26 Pima gets $50K in state funds for measles control (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236164.php
A 7-month-old girl has been identified as the 14th case of measles in Pima County since the outbreak began two months ago.
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2008-04-26 Plan to go after illegal workers could cost bosses $1B annually (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83627.php
WASHINGTON - The government's plan to crack down on illegal workers could cost employers more than $1 billion a year and legal workers billions in lost wages, a study commissioned by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says.
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2008-04-26 Police union verbally attacks City Hall (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236184.php
Claiming city officials are ignoring a "crisis" in the Police Department, police union officials have unleashed a string of increasingly shrill attacks on the top brass at City Hall.
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2008-04-26 Political Notebook by Daniel Scarpinato : Rhetoric heats up in 8th District over origins of campaign money (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236162.php
Temperatures here are rising — that's for sure. And so it seems is the rhetoric between congressional opponents  Tim Bee and Gabrielle Giffords.
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2008-04-26 Prescott Valley man dies in I-10 rollover east of Tucson (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83575.php
A 78-year-old Prescott Valley man was killed in a Thursday morning rollover on Interstate 10, an Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman said.
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2008-04-26 Regents OK $90M for UA computers, ask $6M cut (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236179.php
The University of Arizona will spend close to $90 million upgrading several central computer systems that will control student records, class scheduling and payroll, according to a plan approved by regents Friday.
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2008-04-26 Registration open for environmental forum (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83658.php
Online registration is available through Friday  for ECR2008, the fifth national conference on environmental conflict resolution. After that, you'll have to register at the conference, set for May 20-22 at the Doubletree Reid Park Hotel, 445 S. Alvernon Way.
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2008-04-26 Sahuarita man enters race for supervisor seat (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83485.php
Plans for an open pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains and the battle over Pima County's electronic elections databases prompted a Sahuarita resident to run for county supervisor.
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2008-04-26 Soccer fans pitch track plan to county (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236160.php
Dozens of supporters of youth sports called on Pima County Friday to convert Rillito Racetrack into an 18-field soccer tournament and practice site.
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2008-04-26 TPD to eliminate school-based officer program (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236176.php
Tucson police officers who have been assigned to work directly in local middle schools will be sent back out on patrol starting in June, after the outgoing police chief put a halt to a program that has existed for more than 45 years.
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2008-04-26 This week's road-work traffic changes (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236175.php
The state continues widening I-10 from Tangerine Road to Pinal Air Park Road, and some closures will affect drivers.
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2008-04-26 Travel insurance grows in popularity (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83625.php
Lynn Williams appreciates the benefits of travel insurance. On the eve of a three-week trip to New Zealand and Australia several years ago, the Phoenix woman started feeling pain in her midsection.
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2008-04-26 Two fairs next week for city summer jobs (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83536.php
Two job fairs will be hosted next week by the Tucson Parks & and Recreation Department, which has openings for summer jobs, according to a news release from the city.
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2008-04-26 UA med school in Phoenix will have its own dean (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83617.php
University of Arizona President Robert N. Shelton said Thursday that his leadership plan for the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix includes hiring a dean who would work collaboratively with the Tucson College of Medicine dean, but be independent of him.
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2008-04-26 UA's budget hit could top $11 million (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83579.php
Academic units at the University of Arizona have been asked to return half a percent of their budget to pay for the UA's portion of the $26 million budget cut required of the state university system last week by the Legislature.
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2008-04-26 Utility work to affect traffic on Toole Ave. (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83620.php
Expect added delays downtown next week because of underground utility work at the Plaza Depot garage.
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2008-04-26 Warehouse near I-10 up in flames; $1M damage in deliberately set fire (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/236157.php
A fire that ripped through a warehouse north of Downtown on Friday morning — leaving about $1 million damage — was caused by arson, an official said.
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2008-04-26 Worth of radiant barriers questioned (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/83626.php
As the extreme heat of summer and high electric bills approach, an inventor in Phoenix says he has an underutilized option for bouncing heat out of houses.
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