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2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
TUSD Board Forced To Cancel Meeting (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        A group of Mexican-American Studies supporters rushed into the TUSD Board's meeting room and chained themselves to the dais before a planned public hearing, forcing the TUSD governing board to cancel tonight's school board meeting ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Jonathan Paton Endorses McClusky (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        This just in, from the McClusky for Mayor campaign:
Tucson, AZ — Former State Senator and Congressional District 8 candidate Jonathan Paton has endorsed Shaun McClusky in his bid to become Mayor of Tucson. "The only way ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Saving Mexican American Studies (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Below is a video of yesterday's press conference, from Daniel Buckley, of the 11 ethnic-studies teachers currently suing Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal, the Arizona Board of Education and the Tucson Unified ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Photographic Memories of Arcade History (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
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2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
At Least We're Not Mississippi (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Take a minute and just think about this factoid from a poll by Public Policy ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
If You Can't Find Something You Like at the Rialto Theatre, You Just Don't Like Music (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
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2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
New "Fast & The Furious" Movie Was Written by a Five Year Old (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
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2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
April 26th: They Might Be Giants Awareness Day (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Although I am concerned about detracting from Giorgio Moroder's birthday today, I'm not one to pass up the opportunity to post YouTube videos from the bands I loved in my youth, so here is the unofficial Tucson Weekly contribution ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Mark and Scott Kelly Talk About Space Program & Gabby Giffords (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Katie Couric's lengthy interview with NASA astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly as Mark Kelly prepares to pilot the Space Shuttle Endeavour later this week.
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2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Friendster About to Delete Stuff You Forgot You Had (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Just in case you were using long-outdated Friendster ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Good/Bad News: The Daily Show Is Coming to Town (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        I'm a fan of the Daily Show (who isn't, really?), so the news that a crew from the show will be here is cool, but I can't imagine the whole Baja Arizona movement is going to come off as sane or productive when the producers ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Your Friends Who Love "The Godfather" Might Be Liars (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Why anyone would pretend to have seen a movie I'm not sure - no one thinks better of you because of a movie related lie, I think that's still exclusively book fib territory - but a British video rental service found that 80 ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Kelly's message played at Time Magazine gala (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Capt. Mark Kelly videotaped a message about his wife, U.S. Rep.
Gabrielle Giffords, which was played at Tuesday night's Time
Magazine 100 Gala in New York City.

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 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:

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Tuesday, April 26

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Cold Case: Home invader shot, killed two in '02 attack (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/ar

It was, no doubt, a ... read more

2011-04-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 27 2011\
Kelly reaching a once-imperiled goal: liftoff (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Friday Roundtable: CD8 Down to the Wire, Andrew Thomas' Bad Headlines & More (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
The Roundtable gang talks about the fight between Jesse Kelly and Jonathan Paton in CD8, Andrew Thomas' troubles in the AG race and more on Arizona Illustrated's Friday Roundtable.
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2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Friday Roundtable: Councilman Steve Kozachik (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik stops by Arizona Illustrated's Friday Roundtable. It doesn't sound like he's planning on voting in favor of the half-cent sales tax hike or supporting the idea of building a downtown hotel.… ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
New Democratic Senate Race Poll: Glassman 20%. Parraz 17%. Dougherty 11%. Eden 8% (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I noted in this week's cover story that polls have shown that most Democratic voters still don't know who they're voting for in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican John McCain.
A new poll released by Democrat ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Why You Should Not Vote for Andrew Thomas in the Arizona Attorney General Race, Part III (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Arizona Republic columnist Rob Robb—who is by no definition a lib—weighs in on yesterday's revelations about Andrew Thomas' obsessive legal pursuit of his political opponents:
We have a dense thicket of criminal laws, way ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Why You Should Not Vote for Andrew Thomas in the Arizona Attorney General Race, Part II (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Arizona Republic unpacks the revelations from yesterday's press conference by Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley:
Maricopa County's top prosecutor says sheriff's Chief Deputy David Hendershott and former County Attorney Andrew ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Lake Mead Levels Drop; Arizona Farmers Among First to be Affected (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Shaun McKinnon of The Arizona Republic has the story:
Drought-stricken Lake Mead has dropped an additional 10 feet since summer 2009, and now Colorado River users are scrambling to keep the reservoir full enough to avoid water rationing ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Ben's Bells: Retired Army colonel felt 'calling' to help homeless (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The recipient of this ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Maricopa to subpoena Arpaio files to shield county's federal funding (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX - Maricopa County officials will subpoena records that
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office has refused to turn over to U.S.
Justice Department lawyers who are investigating his department
over allegat

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Woman asks city to highlight trash-bin danger (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Jennifer Schneider had ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Flammable flooring materials blamed for charter-school fire (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Materials used to install ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Friday, Aug. 13

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Life stories: Tireless surgeon Dr. Heller strived to be self-sustaining (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Dr. Christopher Jonas ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Tucson telescope projects win big today (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Scientists from around ... read more

2010-08-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 14 2010\
Fire officials: Compass blaze caused by materials used to install wood floor (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/staff/jamar-younger

Materials being used ... read more

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Midtown's road-hump quarrel now at new level (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319605
For weeks, Brad Holland's midtown neighborhood has endured the honking horns of drivers noisily protesting the installation of two new speed humps.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Sunstone cancer centers closing, citing economy (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319559
A brochure with the single word "hope" caught Gloria MacDonald's eye in 2004 when she was in a doctor's office learning that she had ovarian cancer — a disease with a dismal survival rate.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Stolen TUSD violin recovered by cops from pawnshop (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319555
A violin stolen from a TUSD elementary school was recovered at a pawnshop Monday.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
3 bodies found in north-side home (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319629
Tucson police converged on a north-side home Monday evening after three bodies were found inside, in what police are calling a triple homicide.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Toe-nibbling fish at center of suit (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319600
PHOENIX — Can a fish perform a pedicure?

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Guard denies lie, says he erred (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319604
A 20-year-old Tucson man on trial for being a prohibited weapons possessor testified Monday he was "incorrect" when he filled out a job application saying he'd never been convicted of a crime or placed on probation, not "untruthful."

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Taxpayer Watch : A safety hazard on Stone Ave.? (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319561
Vance Sanders is worried about whether metered parking on Stone Avenue is creating a safety hazard for drivers.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
State spending still exceeding revenue, hints at bigger deficit (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319601
PHOENIX — State spending continues to outpace revenues, paving the way for a deeper deficit even after lawmakers enacted more than $420 million in savings, a new report says.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
3 Tucson docs to treat eye problems of Mexico's poor (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319587
A group of Tucson physicians will travel south of the border to "illuminate" the lives of diabetics living in poverty.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Home invader asks for leniency, gets 15 years (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319602
A 21-year-old Tucson man who admitted taking part in a home invasion was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Weak twister touches down in Cochise (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319589
A wind funnel Saturday morning that briefly touched down south of McNeal in Cochise County has been confirmed as a tornado.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Photo: Lemon frosting (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319614
The cold storm that brought some rain and plunging temperatures to the Tucson area had a different effect in the high country, frosting trees on the Catalina Highway on the way to Mount Lemmon with snow.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Expect delays on Aviation at Palo Verde (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319579
Pima County will trim the vegetation on Barraza-Aviation Parkway under the Veterans Memorial Overpass at South Palo Verde Road today.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Headed for the Sputum Bowl (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319563
They are the champions of saliva, the stars of slobber, the top dogs of drool.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
AIDS Day event today (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319597
The 21st anniversary of World AIDS Day will be recognized at a free event in Downtown Tucson today.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319562
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
'Giftaway' deadline: noon today (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319596
The deadline is noon today to enter to win one of the $5,000 in items we're offering in our annual "giftaway."

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Camino Loma Alta road work involves detour (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319590
Pima County has installed a traffic detour to accommodate southeast-side road work on Camino Loma Alta from Via Rancho Del Lago to Via Sedan.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Student of the week: Katelyn Kennon (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319588
Katelyn Kennon

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Vigilant cat, smoke detector warn man of house fire (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319586
The combination of a working smoke detector and a vigilant cat helped a Tucson man escape harm in a house fire early Monday morning.

2009-12-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 01 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/319564
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2009\
Payne trial heads to death-penalty phase (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Christopher Mathew Payne rocked slowly in his swivel chair as Pima County Superior Court Judge Richard S. Fields examined the verdicts that would decide his fate.

2009-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2009\
Man killed in pickup crash ID'd (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
A man was killed early Tuesday  when he lost control of his pickup truck and crashed into a median strip, a road sign, a tree and a concrete barrier, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

2009-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2009\
Pima supervisors OK higher health, animal care fees (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
The Pima County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to increase fees for general health care, family planning, immunization and animal care programs, but delayed raising restaurant permit fees.

2009-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2009\
'Earmarks' for southern Arizona go to Tucson's streetcar, mountain highway repairs (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Tucson's streetcar plan will inch ahead, more Colorado River water will get to Indian crops and flood damage from 2006 will be repaired on the Mount Lemmon Highway, thanks to a federal spending bill signed last week by President Obama.

2009-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2009\
Marana police find more human bones in riverbed (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
A scaled-back search for skeletal remains continued Tuesday in the bed of the Santa Cruz River just south of the Overton Road Bridge in Marana.

2009-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2009\
Council suspends Rio Nuevo panel, discusses financial clarity (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
The Tucson City Council's Rio Nuevo subcommittee was suspended indefinitely at Tuesday's council meeting.

2011-04-27 April 26th: They Might Be Giants Awareness Day (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/april-26th-they-might-be-giants-awareness-day

        
        
        


Although I am concerned about detracting from Giorgio Moroder's birthday today, I'm not one to pass up the opportunity to post YouTube videos from the bands I loved in my youth, so here is the unofficial Tucson Weekly contribution to the entirely made up They Might Be Giants Awareness Day, which might celebrate the release of four new tracks from the band on iTunes. Or not.…
            

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2011-04-27 At Least We're Not Mississippi (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/at-least-were-not-mississippi

        
        
        


Take a minute and just think about this factoid from a poll by Public Policy Polling: While overall, 38% of Mississippi Republicans wish the South had won the Civil War. 41% of those same Republicans believe interracial marriage should be illegal.…
            

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2011-04-27 Cold Case: Home invader shot, killed two in '02 attack (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/article_c6351780-66f5-58b3-b6a3-50e21e9d918d.html

It was, no doubt, a father's worst nightmare.

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2011-04-27 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_40ee2988-3649-5de0-bedc-169b53653cbb.html

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

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2011-04-27 Friendster About to Delete Stuff You Forgot You Had (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/friendster-about-to-delete-stuff-you-forgot-you-had

        
        
        


Just in case you were using long-outdated Friendster to store photographed memories of your 2002 family reunion, now's the time to try to remember what email and password you used on that site ages ago:


Before MySpace and Facebook, there was Friendster, a pioneering social networking website for consumers. First launched in 2002, Friendster attracted tens of millions of users over the years, but it never quite grew into the online juggernaut it could have been.…
            

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2011-04-27 Good/Bad News: The Daily Show Is Coming to Town (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/2699087-goodbad-news-the-daily-show-is-coming-to-town

        
        
        

I'm a fan of the Daily Show (who isn't, really?), so the news that a crew from the show will be here is cool, but I can't imagine the whole Baja Arizona movement is going to come off as sane or productive when the producers are through with it:


Paul Eckerstrom, co-chair of Start Our State, i.e., the Baja Arizona as the 51st state movement, was the guest speaker at a meeting of the Saguaro Eastside Democrats on Monday night. Eckerstrom announced that The Daily Show would be in Tucson Wednesday and Thursday of this week to film an episode on Baja Arizona for The Daily Show.…
            

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2011-04-27 If You Can't Find Something You Like at the Rialto Theatre, You Just Don't Like Music (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/if-you-cant-find-something-you-like-at-the-rialto-theatre-you-just-dont-like-music

        
        
        


Have you checked out what's going on at downtown's historic Rialto Theatre over the next few weeks? It's such a jam-packed schedule that it's almost silly.…
            

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2011-04-27 Jonathan Paton Endorses McClusky (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/jonathan-paton-endorses-mcclusky

        
        
        

This just in, from the McClusky for Mayor campaign:


Tucson, AZ — Former State Senator and Congressional District 8 candidate Jonathan Paton has endorsed Shaun McClusky in his bid to become Mayor of Tucson. "The only way we're going to get Tucson back on track is with a leader like Shaun," said Mr. Paton.…
            

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2011-04-27 Kelly reaching a once-imperiled goal: liftoff (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_993c9cc6-5a55-5870-b1b2-a47146608cf7.html

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Space shuttle Endeavour's commander, Mark
Kelly, has spent his entire military career considering the
options, weighing the risks, making decisions, then forging
ahead.

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2011-04-27 Kelly's message played at Time Magazine gala (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_bfe1319c-5cf5-5d60-a104-08649f2b09a1.html

Capt. Mark Kelly videotaped a message about his wife, U.S. Rep.
Gabrielle Giffords, which was played at Tuesday night's Time
Magazine 100 Gala in New York City.

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2011-04-27 Lottery (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_950ddb11-f043-5a52-82e6-b9e62e9c4500.html

Drawings for Tuesday, April 26

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2011-04-27 Mark and Scott Kelly Talk About Space Program & Gabby Giffords (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/mark-and-scott-kelly-talk-about-space-program-and-gabby-giffords

        
        
        


Katie Couric's lengthy interview with NASA astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly as Mark Kelly prepares to pilot the Space Shuttle Endeavour later this week.


        

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2011-04-27 New "Fast & The Furious" Movie Was Written by a Five Year Old (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/new-fast-and-the-furious-movie-was-written-by-a-five-year-old

        
        
        


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2011-04-27 Photographic Memories of Arcade History (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/photographic-memories-of-arcade-history

        
        
        


Perhaps you didn't waste large amounts of your youth playing video games in places like Wunderland, the long gone nickel arcade once on Tucson's eastside, but for me, the Flickr photo pool "Growing Up In Arcades" was a fun look back at when another variation on Pac-Man was an exciting gaming development.


        

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2011-04-27 Radar van locations (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_0904fe13-ea84-55f2-beed-50711dc87776.html

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

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2011-04-27 Saving Mexican American Studies (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/saving-mexican-american-studies

        
        
        

Below is a video of yesterday's press conference, from Daniel Buckley, of the 11 ethnic-studies teachers currently suing Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal, the Arizona Board of Education and the Tucson Unified School District in an effort to save ethnic-studies classes, particularly the Mexican-American studies program.


In attendance, watching the press conference off to the side, was TUSD governing board president Mark Stegeman, who is expected to introduce a resolution at tonight's special board meeting that will make drastic changes to the Mexican American Studies program and classes.…
            

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2011-04-27 TUSD Board Forced To Cancel Meeting (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/tusd-board-forced-to-cancel-meeting

        
        
        

A group of Mexican-American Studies supporters rushed into the TUSD Board's meeting room and chained themselves to the dais before a planned public hearing, forcing the TUSD governing board to cancel tonight's school board meeting to discuss the future of the controversial ethnic-studies program.


The board's small hearing room was jammed with backers of Mexican-American Studies, who spilled out onto the sidewalk in front of district's headquarters at 1010 E. 10th St.


TW staff writer Mari Herreras was inside the meeting room and will have more details on the meeting, where the board was set to consider a proposal by board member Mark Stegeman to turn some of the classes into electives rather than have them fulfill the basic core curriculum requi ...read more...

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2011-04-27 Your Friends Who Love "The Godfather" Might Be Liars (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/26/your-friends-who-love-the-godfather-might-be-liars

        
        
        

Why anyone would pretend to have seen a movie I'm not sure - no one thinks better of you because of a movie related lie, I think that's still exclusively book fib territory - but a British video rental service found that 80% of those surveyed had lied about a movie they claimed to have seen, with approximately 30% saying they had stretched the truth about having seen The Godfather. This was a survey of British people, so who knows what to say about their taste in films, but I'd hope that Americans picked something a little less essential to the history of cinema to fake-see.…
            

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